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9 Excellent Open Source Configuration Management Applications
This software automates the configuration of machines to a particular state. Like any other tools, they are designed to solve specific problems in certain ways. The goal is to get a system from whatever state it is in, into the desired state. Configuration management software are the tools of choice for many system administrators and devops professionals.

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  • Briss
    This project aims to offer a simple cross-platform application for cropping PDF files. A simple user interface lets you define exactly the crop-region by fitting a rectangle on the visually overlaid pages.
  • Coherent PDF Command Line Toolkit
    (commercial) The Coherent PDF Command Line Toolkit providex a robust, professional set of tools for manipulating PDF files. The operations it offers includes split and merge, linearize, encrypt, scale, rotate, crop, bookmark, stamp, watermark, annotate, attach, and much more. It's based on the camlpdf library.
  • coopy
    coopy is a set of tools to facilitate discovery and collaboration among cooperatively minded organizations.
  • CV Assistant
    CV Assistant helps you create specialized resumes in Word .docx format fast and easy. The idea is to have a master resume with all skills and experiences in it. Then based on skills mentioned in the job advertisement, export a clean but well formatted word .docx file as a summarized resume with only relevant skills in it.
  • ej
    ej is a very simple and lightweight viewer for DejaVu files.
  • ePDFView
    ePDFView is a free lightweight PDF document viewer using Poppler and GTK+ libraries. The aim of ePDFView is to make a simple PDF document viewer, in the lines of Evince but without using the Gnome libraries.
  • Final Page
    Final Page is a document post production tool for the GNOME environment. You can merge, split, and reorganize pages and documents for print or export to PDF format. Read more
  • FlaxPDF
    FlaxPDF is a fast, nice multithreaded PDF viewer for the desktop.
  • gLabels
    gLabels is a lightweight application for label, business card and media cover creation. It is designed for the GNOME desktop environment, and to work with various laser/ink-jet peel-off label and business card sheets that you'll find at most office supply stores. Read more
  • green
    green is a PDF reader. Its main distinguishing feature is its ability to output to the Linux framebuffer (and other display methods supported by SDL). It aims to be small and efficient and not waste display space.
  • Infusion
    Infusion is a cross-platform communications environment which is designed to work with the Citadel/UX Communication Server. Infusion provides enterprise environments with a robust communication and collaboration tool, which has a feel that most office users are already familiar with (namely, Microsoft Outlook). It supports e-mail messaging (and is even internet-ready!), live chatting between users, popup sticky notes, and a shared contact list.
  • Kraft
    Kraft is a KDE application for people who run a small business. Kraft helps to create business communication documents like offers and invoices and focuses on ease of use and high quality PDF output.
  • krop
    krop is a simple graphical tool to crop the pages of PDF files.
  • LinuDent
    LinuDent is a dental practice management software package that will run in console mode or X.
  • llpp
    llpp is a MuPDF-based PDF pager.
  • Master PDF Editor
    (commercial) Master PDF Editor lets you view, create and modify PDF documents.
  • OOoLatexEquation
    OOoLatexEquation is an macro designed to manipulate LaTeX equations. It allows you to insert equations into OOWriter and OOImpress documents as PNG images and edit the content through an intuitive GUI as does TexPoint for M$Office.
  • openDIAS
    openDIAS (Document Imaging Archive System) provides document imaging with OCR. You can scan documents (with SANE) or import ODF documents, and then assign tags. It can store all your letters, bills, statements, etc. in a convenient, safe, and easily retrievable way.
  • PDF Chain
    PDF Chain is a Graphical User Interface for the PDF Tool Kit, released under the terms of the GNU Public License verion 3. It includes features designed to handle PDF files in a easy way. Basicaly it can merge, split, add backgrounds or stamps and add attachments. There are some tools for extended needs, too. Read more
  • PDF Import Filter for KOffice
    PDF Import Filter for KOffice is a PDF import filter for KOffice (at the moment only for KWord). It currently imports text with formatting (font, color, tabulations) and images.
  • pdf-quench
    pdf-quench is a visual tool for cropping pdf files. It's made in pure Python.
  • PDF-Shuffler
    PDF-Shuffler is a small python-gtk application, which helps the user to merge or split pdf documents and rotate, crop and rearrange their pages using an interactive and intuitive graphical interface. It is a frontend for python-pyPdf.
  • PDFCrop
    PDFCrop is a Perl script that crops the white margins of PDF pages and rescales them to fit a standard size sheet of paper. It makes the printed pages far more attractive to read.
  • PDFedit
    PDFedit allows users complete control of editing PDF documents. It is primary created for simple editing and manipulation of documents in PDF format. There is a graphical and command line interface available. Read more
  • PDFium
    PDFium is an open-source PDF rendering engine.
  • PdfiumViewer
    PdfiumViewer is a PDF viewer based on Google's PDFium.
  • PDFjam
    PDFjam is a small collection of shell scripts that provide a simple interface to some of the functionality of the pdfpages package for pdfLaTeX.
  • pdfpc
    pdfpc is a GTK based presentation viewer application for GNU/Linux which uses Keynote like multi-monitor output to provide meta information to the speaker during the presentation.
  • pdfposter
    pdfposter allows you to scale and tile PDF images/pages to print on multiple pages. It works much like 'poster' does for Postscript files, but working with PDF, since sometimes poster does not like files converted from PDF.
  • pdfrecycle
    pdfrecycle creates a PDF file by composing pages from other PDF files. It lets you define PDF bookmarks or put multiple logical pages onto each physical sheet of paper. pdfrecycle uses a simple text file format to define the layout and what pages to include. From this input file, pdfrecycle creates a LaTeX file and then runs pdflatex to produced the PDF file.
  • PDFResurrect
    PDFResurrect is a tool aimed at analyzing PDF documents. The PDF format allows for previous document changes to be retained in a more recent version of the document, thereby creating a running history of changes for the document.
  • QPDF
    QPDF is a C++ library and set of programs that inspect and manipulate the structure of PDF files. It can encrypt and linearize files, expose the internals of a PDF file, and do many other operations useful to end users and PDF developers. Read more
  • qpdfview
    qpdfview is a tabbed document viewer. It uses Poppler for PDF support, libspectre for PS support, DjVuLibre for DjVu support, CUPS for printing support and the Qt toolkit for its interface. Read more
  • SohoVoice
    SohoVoice is a voice mail system for linux, written in Perl, that uses vgetty. The vision is a complete voice-mail solution, which is accessed over the web using realplayer for the audio messages.
  • The WollMux
    The WollMux is an plugin with enhanced template, form, and autotext functionality. It can construct templates on the fly from multiple files (e.g. letterhead, footer, and body text) and will fill in personal and organizational data from various databases such as LDAP. An extra form GUI presents fields in an easily navigable manner and offers plausibility checks and computed values to ease filling in the form. Chainable printing functions allow various transformations during print and custom dialogs.
  • wiipdf
    wiipdf is a tiny tool to present a PDF using xpdf and your Wiimote. You start it by providing it the bluetooth ID of your Wiimote (use hcitool scan to get it) and the path to the PDF you want to present. wiipdf then tries to connect to your Wiimote (press buttons 1 and 2 at the sime time on your Wiimote to enter discoverable mode). As soon as the connection is established (usually 3-4 seconds), wiipdf launches xpdf with the given filename. You can now press A or B on your Wiimote to go forward or backward one slide. Pressing the home button ends the presentation. Each keypress is confirmed by a short rumble.

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