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Linux Kernel 2.6
[3019 users on Ohloh]
Tags: operating-system kernel os linux posix unix
Linux is a free software kernel, which combined with the GNU libraries, core utils and shell form the GNU/Linux operating system.
GIMP
[2014 users on Ohloh]
GIMP is an acronym for GNU Image Manipulation Program. 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 image format converter, etc.

GIMP is expandable and extensible. It is designed to be augmented with plu...

X.Org
[1597 users on Ohloh]
X.Org provides an open source implementation of the network-transparent X Window System, as well as working on the standard itself.

The development work is being done as part of the freedesktop.org community, sponsored by the X.Org Foundation.

GNOME
[1149 users on Ohloh]
The GNOME project provides two things: The GNOME desktop environment, an intuitive and attractive desktop for users, and the GNOME development platform, an extensive framework for building applications that integrate into the rest of the desktop.
Debian GNU/Linux
[981 users on Ohloh]
Debian is a free operating system (OS) for your computer. An operating system is the set of basic programs and utilities that make your computer run. Debian uses the Linux kernel (the core of an operating system), but most of the basic OS tools come from the GNU project; hence the name GNU/Linux.
KDE
[680 users on Ohloh]
The K Desktop Environment (KDE) is a graphical desktop, a set of applications and a development platform. It is created by a community of people dedicated to create a free and user-friendly computing experience. KDE offers all necessary means to easily build all kinds of applications upon.

KDE has been around since 1996, with code change history dating back at least to 1997.

KDE is one of the biggest free software C++ project around and one of the two leaders of unix desktops.

Common Unix Printing System (CUPS)
[634 users on Ohloh]
CUPS provides a portable printing layer for Unix(r)-based operating systems. It has been developed to promote a standard printing solution for all Unix vendors and users. CUPS provides the System V and Berkeley command line interfaces, and uses the Internet Printing Protocol ("IPP") as the basis for managing print jobs and queues. The Line Printer Daemon (LPD) Server Message Block (SMB), and AppSocket (a.k.a. JetDirect) protocols are also supported with reduced functionality. CUPS adds network p...
Wireshark
[587 users on Ohloh]
Wireshark is the world's foremost network protocol analyzer, and is the de facto (and often de jure) standard across many industries and educational institutions.

(Wireshark was known as Ethereal until June 09, 2006)

GNU Emacs
[572 users on Ohloh]
Emacs is the extensible, customizable, self-documenting real-time display editor.
Amarok
[542 users on Ohloh]
Rediscover Your Music!

Amarok is the music player for Linux and Unix with an intuitive interface. Amarok makes playing the music you love easier than ever before - and looks good doing it.

Wine
[530 users on Ohloh]
Wine is an implementation of the Windows API on top of X and Unix. It does not require Microsoft Windows, but can use native Windows DLLs if they are available. It provides both a development toolkit for porting Windows source code to Unix as well as a program loader, allowing many unmodified Windows programs to run on x86-based Unixes.
GNU C Library
[426 users on Ohloh]
The GNU C Library, glibc, provides the standard C library interface for GNU/Linux and other Free Software operating systems.
irssi
[330 users on Ohloh]
The most used console irc client
Clam AntiVirus
[286 users on Ohloh]
Clam AntiVirus (ClamAV) is an 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 commandline 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 in your own software.
X-Chat
[250 users on Ohloh]
X-Chat is a fully-featured graphical IRC client using the GTK toolkit. It can be compiled to use GNOME and Perl scripting.
FUSE
[241 users on Ohloh]
Filesystem in Userspace is a simple interface for userspace programs to export a virtual filesystem to the Linux kernel. It also aims to provide a secure method for non privileged users to create and mount their own filesystem implementations.
Qt
[223 users on Ohloh]
Qt is a cross-platform application and UI framework. Using Qt, you can write applications once and deploy them across many desktop and embedded operating systems without rewriting the source code.
Kubuntu Linux
[194 users on Ohloh]
Kubuntu is a a user friendly operating system based on KDE, the K Desktop Environment. With a predictable 6 month release cycle and part of the Ubuntu project, Kubuntu is the GNU/Linux distribution for everyone.
Xfce
[151 users on Ohloh]
Xfce is a lightweight desktop environment for various *NIX systems.
Designed for productivity, it loads and executes applications fast, while conserving system resources.
openSUSE Linux
[148 users on Ohloh]
The openSUSE project is a community program sponsored by Novell. Promoting the use of Linux everywhere, openSUSE.org provides free, easy access to the world's most usable Linux distribution, openSUSE. The openSUSE project gives Linux developers and enthusiasts everything they need to get started with Linux.