Category Archives: Tools

7-Zip

7-Zip is open source software. Most of the source code is under the GNU LGPL license. The unRAR code is under a mixed license: GNU LGPL + unRAR restrictions. Check license information here: 7-Zip license. You can use 7-Zip on any computer, including a computer in a commercial organization. You don’t need to register or pay for 7-Zip.

FileZilla

FileZilla Features Overview FileZilla Client is a fast and reliable cross-platform FTP, FTPS and SFTP client with lots of useful features and an intuitive graphical user interface. Features Among others, the features of FileZilla include the following: Easy to use Supports FTP, FTP over SSL/TLS (FTPS) and SSH File Transfer Protocol (SFTP) Cross-platform. Runs on Windows, Linux, *BSD,… Read More »

RSSOwl

RSSOwl is a free and powerful news feed reader. RSSOwl lets you gather, organize and search news in a convenient, easy to use interface with endless flexibility. Download RSSOwl 2.1.2 Release Notes | Other Systems & Languages

Open Source Crawl

Common Crawl is an open source project which makes available to the community crawl data based on Google’s MapReduce  algorithm. On their blog they have information concerning accessing that data including “Hello World” java example applications demonstrating how to use the technology. Check out their blog here.

Fog

Overview What is FOG? FOG is a Linux-based, free and open source computer imaging solution for Windows XP, Vista and 7 that ties together a few open-source tools with a php-based web interface. FOG doesn’t use any boot disks, or CDs; everything is done via TFTP and PXE. Also with fog many drivers are built into the kernel,… Read More »