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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


  • FWdoc
    FWdoc is a vendor-independent standard of storing firewall ruleset configurations. We provide tools to extract the ruleset from proprietary formats into FWdoc format (in JSON), filter rules and objects, and export them into a number of other formats.
  • Gabriel
    Gabriel is a simple utility to enable D-Bus clients to connect to a D-Bus daemon running on a remote machine, through SSH.
    GADMIN-DHCPD is an easy to use GTK+ frontend for ISC DHCPD. The program handles dynamic scopes, hosts, ranges, load-balancing/failovers, and settings.
  • GASNet
    GASNet (Global-Address Space Networking) is a language-independent low-level networking layer that provides network-independent, high-performance communication primitives tailored for implementing parallel global-address space SPMD languages such as UPC, Titanium, and Co-Array Fortran. The interface is primarily intended as a compilation target and for use by runtime library writers (as opposed to end users), and the primary goals are high performance, interface portability, and expressiveness.
  • gdrive
    gdrive is a simple command line Google Drive client written in Go.
  • GitUrl
    GitUrl provides a Tiny URL-like service. Given a URL, it will produce a shorter URI which is easier to remember, paste, or write down. It is a simple CGI program that relies on a Web server, git, and a shell.
  • glNetViz
    glNetViz is a tool for visualizing computer network topologies with WebGL. With the abilities of real time visualizing network traffics flowing around the local network and to/from the Internet, you can manage the various network more easily and efficiently.
  • Gnetworktester
    Gnetworktester is an application that helps users in testing the quality of a network connection and in sending complaints on that to the network provider.
  • GNS-3
    GNS-3 is a graphical network simulator that allows you to design complex network topologies. You may run simulations or configure devices ranging from simple workstations to powerful Cisco routers. It is based on NS-3, a discrete-event network simulator for Internet systems, and Dynamips, an IOS emulator which allows users to run IOS binary images from Cisco Systems.
  • GoldenOrb
    GoldenOrb is a cloud-based open source project for massive-scale graph analysis, built upon best-of-breed software from the Apache Hadoop project modeled after Google's Pregel architecture.
  • Google Web Office
    Google Web Office - GWoffice - brings your google drive to your desktop. It offers you a nice interface to its editing abilities and also gives you basic syncing for offline use.
  • gressgraph
    gressgraph produces a graph of your iptables ruleset using Graphviz. You can use the graph to look for vulnerabilities or redundancies, get a "feel" for a network, or showcase your firewall.
  • GRIA Command Line Client
    The GRIA Command Line Client interface has several advantages over the standard graphical interface. It provides the ability to automate various common actions through easy to write and use batch or shell scripts. Actions can be performed automatically without the need for interaction with the user, and chained together to form pipelines. In addition, the command line client uses less resources than the graphical interface.
  • Gspoof
    Gspoof is a GTK+ program written in C language which makes easier and accurate the building and the sending of TCP packet with a data-payload or not. It's possible to modify TCP/IP fields also Ethernet header working to Link Level.
  • Gtk Netware Client
    Gtk Netware Client is a graphical client for Novell Netware. It's mainly a frontend to ncpfs tools. This client provides graphical login bringing up netware file systems exported for your server , along with the ability to bring up print services in the future.
  • gURLChecker
    gURLChecker is a graphical web sites checker for GNU/Linux and other POSIX OS. It can work on a whole site, a single local page or a browser bookmarks file.
  • gWakeOnLAN
    gWakeOnLAN is a GTK+ utility to awaken machines using Wake on LAN.
  • gXiso
    gXiso is a GTK2 program to extract and/or upload xbox iso images to xbox.
  • hamachi-gui
    hamachi-gui is a graphical user interface (GUI) for the zero configuration VPN client Hamachi. The official client for Linux has only a command line interface. hamachi-gui provides a user friendly GUI with comparable features and more.
  • Hegons
    HEGONS is a HEterogeneous Grooming Optical Network Simulator that supports mixed routing and wavelength assignment algorithms and optional wavelength conversions capability on each node. The goal of Hegons is the evaluation of different dynamic routing and wavelength assignment (RWA) algorithms in WDM optical networks in terms of several measures such as: call blocking probability, fairness (variance in blocking probability), call setup time, etc.
  • Howl
    Howl is a cross-platform implementation of the Zeroconf networking standard. Zeroconf brings a new ease of use to IP networking.
  • HTTP Time Protocol
    HTTP Time Protocol is a time synchronization tool that uses Web server responses (HTTP headers) instead of the NTP protocol. It works through proxy servers and with HTTPS sites. It is especially useful for strongly firewalled machines.
  • Hypersocket
    Hypersocket is a streamlined VPN solution built for all types of remote access scenarios. Powerful yet simple to use, Hypersocket uses a single installed client to provide access to any number of network resources.
  • IANA /etc Files
    The iana-etc package provides the Unix/Linux /etc/services and /etc/protocols files.
  • ifchk
    ifchk is a network interface promiscuous mode detection tool written with both security and system administrative applications in mind. It report on the operational state (PROMISC, normal, down, etc) of each interface attached to the system, shutdowns all interfaces running in promiscuous mode, if told to do so, provides reports and logs.
  • imsptool
    imsptool is a command line tool to communicate with an IMSP server. In particular, it allows you to create, delete, import, and export address books. imsptool imports and exports using the LDIF format. Netscape Messenger and LDAP directory servers such as OpenLDAP use this file format directly.
  • inetutils
    inetutils is a collection of common networking utilities and servers including ftp, ftpd, rcp, rexec, rlogin, rlogind, rsh, rshd, syslog, syslogd, talk, talkd, telnet, telnetd, tftp, tftpd, and uucpd.
  • iodine
    iodine is a piece of software that lets you tunnel IPv4 data through a DNS server. This can be useful in situations where Internet access is firewalled, but DNS queries are allowed. It needs a TUN/TAP device to operate.
  • ip2clue
    ip2clue provides access to multiple databases (Maxmind, Software 77, and ip2location) to retrieve country information associated with IP addresses.
    IPQ BDB is a netfilter userspace daemon that can block or mark IP packets according to iptables rules that issue the corresponding -j NFQUEUE, as well as a Berkeley database of bad IPv4 addresses.
  • IRRToolSet
    IRRToolSet is a set of policy analysis tools, written in C++. It's designed to run under UNIX, using Tcl/Tk for graphics. There are tools for generating router configuration files, displaying and checking routes, generating aggregations of networks, etc. This project was formerly known as the Routing Arbiter ToolSet (RAToolset), and was maintained by ISI.
  • Khttrack
    Khttrack is a easy-to-use offline browser utility with Kde Wizard Interface. It allows you to download a World Wide Web site from the Internet to a local directory, building recursively all directories, getting HTML, images, and other files from the server to your computer.
  • kio_gopher
    kio_gopher is a gopher kioslave. Kioslave is a KDE technology that allows KDE programs to access a given protocol. Gopher is an Internet protocol similar to HTTP with only text and links.
  • KLinkStatus
    KLinkStatus is a KDE link checker. It is based on LinkStatus but offers new features like support for several protocols and others. It's also possible to use KLinkStatus embedded as a KPart.
    LAM/MPI is an MPI programming environment and development system for heterogeneous computers on a network. With LAM, a dedicated cluster or an existing network computing infrastructure can act as one parallel computer solving one problem.
  • Lan Core
    Lan Core is a full solution for thin client technology. The server and client can be configured quickly and easily. The clients work on Windows and Linux.
  • LibreS3
    LibreS3 is a robust open source implementation of the Amazon S3 service, supporting a subset of the S3 REST API.
  • lifstat
    lifstat is a linux utility that reads /proc/net/dev and reports input and output statistics for available network interfaces over a repeating time inteval similar to the BSD 'netstat -i' command.
  • Lightweight Neural Network ++
    Lightweight Neural Network ++ is a lightweight backpropagation neural network in C++. The project provides a class implementing a neural network, and a class for easily train it.
  • Linux Bluetooth Remote Control
    Linux Bluetooth Remote Control (LBRC) is a remote control program that allows a Linux computer to be controlled by a J2ME device via Bluetooth. It is divided into a server part that runs on the computer and reacts to input events and a client part that runs on the J2ME device. The J2ME client sends the device's keycodes, which are translated to keystrokes, mouse movements, mouse clicks, or other input events on the controlled computer.
  • Linux Replicated High Availability Manager
    Linux Replicated High Availability Manager is a toolset that attempts to allow two node high availability clusters to be built under Linux using simple inexpensive hardware. Rather than using a single data image (made available via SCSI or Fibre Channel connected storage) instead replicates the data between the two machines.
  • local-remote-controll-gui
    local-remote-controll-gui is a graphical application for running commands on remote servers. It also implements true file sharing like sshfs.
  • LocDemo
    LocDemo demonstrates the functionality of libwlocate.
  • Los Alamos Message Passing Interface
    Los Alamos Message Passing Interface is an implementation of the Message Passing Interface (MPI) motivated by a growing need for fault tolerance at the software level in large high-performance computing (HPC) systems.
  • lwIP
    lwIP is a small independent implementation of the TCP/IP protocol suite.
  • mii-tool
    The mii-tool command provides an tool for checking and setting ethernet cabling parameters. It is normally included in Bernd Eckenfels' net-tools package, but this is an single distribution which only contains mii-tool. This package also comes with cleaned makefile and allows build-time relocation and cross/sysroot-compiling.
  • MIPL Mobile IPv6 for Linux
    MIPL Mobile IPv6 for Linux is an implementation of Mobility support in IPv6. Mobility support allows a mobile device to be tracked as it migrates between networks or even ISPs, allowing packets to be forwarded to where the device is currently located.
  • MirrorBrain
    MirrorBrain is a framework to run a content delivery network using mirror servers. It solves a challenge that many popular open source projects face: a flood of download requests, often magnitudes more than a single site could practically handle.
  • Mnet
    Mnet is a universal file space: A universal file space is a single, global virtual space into which you can put, and from which you can get, files. It comes with a single global namespace so that there is no conflict over file names.
  • moltiblock
    moltiblock is a user-space plugin to netfilter for blocking lots of nets. No need to recompile kernel or patch other sources.

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