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libreoffice
  • LibreOffice is the power-packed free, libre and open source personal productivity suite for Windows, Macintosh and GNU/Linux, that gives you six feature-rich applications for all your document production and data processing needs: Writer, Calc, Impress, Draw, Math and Base. It is similar to MS Office.
  • http://www.libreoffice.org/download/?nodetect
wilber GIMP, or GNU Image Manipulation Program, is a program similar to Photoshop for altering images.

thunderbird Thunderbird is an email program similar to MS Outlook.

firefox Firefox is an open source Internet browser similar to MS Internet Explorer or Google’s Chrome browser.

keepassx_0 KeePassX saves many different information e.g. user names, passwords, urls, attachments and comments in one single database.

gnucash GnuCash is personal and small-business financial-accounting software.

filezilla 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. There is also an FTP Server available.

rednotebook Rednotebook is jounrnal/calendar software.

tomboy Tomboy is a desktop notetaking application. Simple and easy to use, but with potential to help you organize the ideas and information you deal with every day.

musescore MuseScore is a free cross-platform WYSIWYG music notation program that offers a cost-effective alternative to commercial programs such as Sibelius, Finale and Capella.

shotwell Shotwell is photo organision software.

phatch Phatch is batch photo processing software

scribus Scribus is an Open Source program that brings professional page layout to Linux/UNIX, Mac OS X, OS/2 Warp 4/eComStation and Windows desktops with a combination of press-ready output and new approaches to page design.

inkscape Inkscape is an open-source vector graphics editor similar to Adobe Illustrator, Corel Draw, Freehand, or Xara X.

latex LaTeX is a high-quality typesetting system; it includes features designed for the production of technical and scientific documentation.

vlc VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVD, Audio CD, VCD, and various streaming protocols.

tuxpaint Tux Paint is a free, award-winning drawing program for children ages 3 to 12 (for example, preschool and K-6). Tux Paint is used in schools around the world as a computer literacy drawing activity. It combines an easy-to-use interface, fun sound effects, and an encouraging cartoon mascot who guides children as they use the program.

jarnal Jarnal is an open-source application for notetaking, sketching, keeping a journal, making a presentation, annotating a document – including pdf – or collaborating using a stylus, mouse or keyboard. It is similar to Microsoft Windows Journal and to the earlier Mimeo whiteboarding and Palm notepad applications.

searchmonkey Searchmonkey is an easy to use app with a friendly look, but do not be deceived by its simplistic look and feel. Searchmonkey enables fast and precise searching of files from your computer.

kompozer KompoZer is a complete web authoring system that combines web file management and easy-to-use WYSIWYG web page editing.

firestarter Firestarter is an open-source firewall for Linux

imagemagick ImageMagick® is a software suite to create, edit, compose, or convert bitmap images. It can read and write images in a variety of formats (over 100) including DPX, EXR, GIF, JPEG, JPEG-2000, PDF, PhotoCD, PNG, Postscript, SVG, and TIFF. Use ImageMagick to resize, flip, mirror, rotate, distort, shear and transform images, adjust image colors, apply various special effects, or draw text, lines, polygons, ellipses and Bézier curves.

  • scratch
Scratch is a programming language that makes it easy to create your own interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art — and share your creations on the web.

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  • February HLUG Meeting on 24th Feb 16 - Hi again everyone Our February LUG meeting will be Wednesday night at 7.30pm, usual place the Courtyard in Hereford on the mezzanine floor. Hope we can get a good number at the meeting. If you have been on our list but haven’t attended a meeting yet, or you’ve been unable to attend for a while, or met our group during … Continue reading February HLUG Meeting on 24th Feb 16
  • Linux Terminal - The terminal under Linux provides a Command Line Interface (CLI) for entering commands to navigate around the file system, perform troubleshooting activities and to execute scripts. There are many different types of terminals, one of my personal favorites is the ‘Terminator’, which provides advanced layout features and the loading of profiles. If you spend a lot … Continue reading Linux Terminal
  • KeePassX password manager - http://www.keepassx.org/downloads/ KeePassX saves many different information e.g. user names, passwords, urls, attachments and comments in one single database.  
  • Firefox Internet browser - http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/all/ Firefox is an open source Internet browser similar to MS Internet Explorer or Google’s Chrome browser.
  • Thunderbird email -   Thunderbird is an email program similar to MS Outlook. http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird/all.html      
  • GIMP for altering images - GIMP is a versatile graphics manipulation package. http://www.gimp.org/downloads/ It  is a freely distributed program for such tasks  as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. It has many capabilities. It   can be used as a simple paint program, an expert quality photo retouching   program, an online batch processing system, a mass production image   renderer, an … Continue reading GIMP for altering images
  • LibreOffice - http://www.libreoffice.org/features/ LibreOffice is the power-packed free, libre and open source personal productivity suite for Windows, Macintosh and GNU/Linux, that gives you six feature-rich applications for all your document production and data processing needs: Writer, Calc, Impress, Draw, Math and Base.  It is similar to MS Office.

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