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10 Top Tools for Novelists
The software featured in this article is designed to meet the specialised needs of a budding novelist. There's the finest open source distraction-free tools, software designed to create visual novels, and tools to help capture and visualise ideas.

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Kega Fusion
Kega Fusion is an impressive multi-console emulator created by Steve Snake. The emulator supports most of the Sega consoles, including the GameGear, Genesis (Mega Drive), Master System, Sega 32X, Sega CD, Sega Pico, SG-1000, SG-3000 and SF-7000. Read more


  • Avast!
    Avast! Antivirus is an anti-virus program developed by ALWIL Software based in Prague. It is a multi-award winning solution to virus protection, with anti-spyware and anti-rootkit software built in for added security. Read more hot
  • AVG Anti-Virus
    AVG Anti-Virus is a free version of its advanced antivirus tool designed specifically for home use on the Linux desktop. Read more hot
  • F-Prot
    (commercial) F-Prot is a quick and easy to use antivirus software package, specially designed to protect your data from virus infection and to remove any virus that may have infected your computer system. It is free for use by personal users on personal workstations. hot
  • Kaspersky Anti-Virus
    (commercial) Kaspersky Anti-Virus detects and block malicious programs of all types from entering your network: Internet-worms, Trojans, harmful Java and ActiveX applets and computer viruses including those specially developed for Linux. hot
  • AMaViS
    AMaViS scans e-mail attachments for viruses using third-party virus scanners available for UNIX environments. Read more
  • Amavis Notfy Parser
    Amavis Notfy Parser analyzes hostmaster notifies from Amavis and writes a logfile containing virustype and origin of viruses for analyzing purposes. All it requires is a piped mail alias, a php4 cgi binary and of course Amavis.
  • amavisd-new
    amavisd-new is a high-performance interface between mailer (MTA) and content checkers: virus scanners, and/or SpamAssassin. It is written in Perl for maintainability, without paying a significant price for speed. It talks to MTA via (E)SMTP or LMTP, or by using helper programs. Best with Postfix, fine with dual-sendmail setup and Exim v4, works with sendmail/milter, or with any MTA as a SMTP relay.
  • Anomy sanitizer
    Anomy sanitizer is a filter that rewrites MIME messages so as to 'defang' well known email-based exploits and trojan horse.
  • AntiVir
    (commercial) AntiVir offers scanning and repair of macro viruses with a wide range of configuration options, reliable detection and removal of viruses and Various scanning modes from quick virus checks to full-scale inspections.
  • antivisor
    antivisor is a visual interface to graphically manage antiviruses. Multilingual!. Needs Python with Gtk libraries.
  • BitDefender AntiVirus for Samba
    (commercial) BitDefender AntiVirus for Samba offers real-time protection against more than 90,000 Windows, DOS, Linux, Unix, macro viruses, and Trojans.
  • Clam Antivirus
    Clam Antivirus is a GPL anti-virus toolkit for UNIX. The main purpose of this software is the integration with mail servers (attachment scanning). The package provides a flexible and scalable multi-threaded daemon, a command line scanner, and a tool for automatic updating via Internet. The programs are based on a shared library distributed with the Clam AntiVirus package, which you can use with your own software. Read more
  • ClamCour
    ClamCour is a Courier filter that allow Clam Antivirus to scan incoming mail for viruses, and rejects it if check is positive.
  • ClamTk
    ClamTk is a GUI front-end for ClamAV using Gtk2-perl. It is designed to be an easy-to-use, lightweight, point-and-click desktop virus scanner for Fedora Core systems.
  • Corbicula Anti Virus
    Corbicula Anti Virus provides a GNOME HIG compliant front end for ClamAV. Corbicula is being written in C# using Mono, Gtk# and Gnome#.
  • DansGuardian Anti-Virus Scanner
    DansGuardian Anti-Virus Scanner is a GPL addon that takes the Virus Scanning capabilities of The MailScanner and integrates them into the content filtering web proxy DansGuardian.
  • F-Secure Anti-Virus for Linux
    (commercial) F-Secure Anti-Virus for Linux scans and removes viruses from files stored or processed on workstations and servers. It enables system administrators to scan files on Linux servers that handle web sites, FTP sites, or work as e-mail and file servers. F-Secure Anti-Virus for Linux stops all types of viruses, Linux viruses, Windows viruses, DOS file viruses and macro viruses that infect Microsoft Office files.
  • inoclam
    inoclam is a virus scanner that uses inotify to watch user specified directories. When a file is created, changed, or copied to one of the monitored directories, the file is checked with ClamAV. If a virus is detected, the file is optionally removed from the file system and the administrator is optionally notified.
  • IRC Defender
    IRC Defender isa modular perl program for protecting your IRC network against virus drones, general troublemakers, ban evasion, and attacks.
  • IVS Milter
    IVS Milter is a virus, spam, and content milter. It makes use of the antivirus package ClamAV, and can also seamlessly integrate SpamAssassin (either spamc or libspamc).
  • KAVClient
    KAVClient is a package that consists of libkavclient library and accompanying kavclient command-line tool. The libkavclient library is a C language interface to Kaspersky Anti-Virus Daemon (KAVDaemon), a part of Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Linux, a popular anti-virus software from Kaspersky Lab.
  • KAVmailcheck
    KAVmailcheck is a milter filter for sendmail for check incoming mail for viruses using Kaspersky Lab Antivirus daemon. It writen in C using milter API. It works well in Linux and must work in any other system where KAV daemon and sendmail is.
  • KlamAV
    KlamAV provides ClamAV Anti-Virus protection for the KDE desktop. Includes : 'On Access' Scanning -Manual Scanning - Quarantine Management - Downloading Updates - Mail Scanning (KMail/Evolution) - Automated Installation - ClamAV pre-packaged -Dazuko pre-packaged.
  • Mcafee Virus Update Notify
    Mcafee Virus Update Notify notifies you when there is a new virus update file available. You can send a message by smb, local broadcast or mail. And when using the mail method you even get detailed info about the new .dat release.
  • milter manager
    milter manager is a flexible and low administrative cost anti-spam system that can be used with MTAs that support milters like Sendmail and Postfix.
  • Milter-Virus
    Milter-Virus is a wrapper which allows you to use virus scanners like F-Prot in sendmail. It filter incoming and outgoing mail.
  • Nematocyst
    Nematocyst is an active countermeasure for the spamforo trojan. Spamforo makes the infected machines send piles of spam; nematocyst emulates an infected machine, but doesn't send any spam; the intent is to make the trojan network useless by loading it with fake slaveclients.
  • Norton Automatic Updater
    Norton Automatic Updater is a Perl script that looks for solving a common issue in Microsoft Windows networks: update workstations with Norton Antivirus from a single point in the network.
  • Penguin Pills
    Penguin Pills is a graphical interface for use with multiple Linux command line anti-virus scanners including Avast, AVG, Avira, BitDefender, ESET, F-Prot, F-Secure, Kaspersky, and Panda.
  • pyClamd
    pyClamd is a python interface to Clamd (Clamav daemon). By using pyClamd, you can add virus detection capabilities to your python software in an efficient and easy way.
  • PyMaViS
    PyMaViS is an email parser, similar to the old amavis (or amavis-perl). The primary goal is to retrieve all (including damaged, or not even RFC compliant) attachments from an email, and then run various virus scanners over them.
  • qscanq
    qscanq scans every email message submitted to qmail before allowing it to be added to qmail's mail queue. Infected emails are rejected, not bounced, so you won't have to deal with double-bounces during virus outbreaks.
  • QVIR
    QVIR captures incoming email in a qmail system and scans them for viruses. Currently, only f-prot is supported, but work is being done to extend this.
  • RAV Antivirus
    (commercial) RAV Antivirus provides virus protection for Sendmail , Qmail, Postfix, Communigate Pro, Linux Workstations and Servers. It is now no longer available.
    SAGATOR is an email antivirus/antispam gateway. It is an interface to the postfix (or any other smtpd), which runs antivirus and/or spamchecker. Its modular architecture can use any combination of antivirus/spamchecker according to configuration.
    SAVI-SAP is a shared library that links between Sophos Scan Interface SAVI and the SAP Virus Scan Interface (offical name: NW-VSI).
  • Scandalo
    Scandalo is a very efficient and fast mail frontend for the clamdscan virus scanner. In other words, it is a simple mail filter that works as a wrapper for clamd, the famous Clamav antivirus daemon.
  • Securepoint eCAP antivirus adapter
    Securepoint eCAP antivirus adapter is a loadable eCAP adapter for the popular Squid HTTP-Proxy which allows you to scan all traffic going through for known viruses.
  • TkAntivir
    TkAntivir is not an antivirus program for Linux, but a X11 frontend written in Tcl/Tk for the antivirus program AntiVir for Linux developed by H+BEDV Datentechnik GmbH.
  • Viralator Proxy Virus Scanner
    Viralator is a Perl script that virus scans http downloads request on a UNIX server after passing through the Squid proxy server.
  • virusNotification
    virusNotification is a simple Perl script that can be run (either manually, or automatically through cron) to detect, download, and send a notification by email when new DATs are present for the McAfee antivirus software.
  • XamimeLT
    XamimeLT is an email content management and policy enforcement system. More than just an anti-virus or spam filtering system, it is an amalgamation between the "Inflex" project and the commercial "Xamime" project.
  • Xfprot
    Xfprot is a graphical frontend for the F-Prot Antivirus for Linux Small Business Edition. It is based upon the XSTEP-3.5.1 library.

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