[fsug-calicut] Re: [fsug-tvm] Re: an attempt to find the best free software(from experience-not by reading the description)

  • From: sooraj kenoth <soorajkenoth@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: ilug-tvm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, fsug-calicut <fsug-calicut@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, fsugknr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 12 Jul 2009 19:16:52 +0530

*thread summery
there is no good application available for CAD(computer aided
design---electrical,
mechanical, civil or electronics)
for normal user there is lot of applications. and any one can find at least
one user for the following softwares, from this community are capable of
giving basic knowledge in the following software.
and i hope we can terminate this thread here.

*

office tool---------------------open office
cd burn----------------------k3b
image manipulation-----gimp
image viewer---------------mirage+gqview
music player---------------rhythm-box
movie player----------------totem+mplyer
pdf viewer--------------------okular
vector graphics editor----inkscape(just learning to use)
web browser----------------firefox(power with cacheviewer, downthemall and
downloadhelper)
file manager-----------------nautilus
virtual machine-------------virtualBox
power manager-------------kpowersave
windows emulator---------wine(not in use just installed)
video converter--------------winFF

c-programming ide---------code-blocks

8051-ide--------------------mcu8051ide

The best CLI interface there is Konsole


               Paint.......................         kolourpaint
               Sound recorder........         Audacity
               Atomic time (using wine)..  Chronograph
               Thesaurus   (using wine)..  Wordweb
               PCB drawing (using wine)...PCB Artist
               Calculator (using wine) .......Calc98

Audacity++---- ultimate sound assistant..

video editing ----------> kdenlive
mobile video convertion ----------> *Mobile Media Converter*
http://www.miksoft.net/mobileMediaConverterDown.htm
video convertor -----------> winff http://www.winff.org/
mobile audio ---------------> mobile amr converter
http://www.miksoft.net/mobileAMRconverter.htm
mobile 3gp ---------> mobile 3gp converter
http://www.miksoft.net/mobile3GPconverter.htm


 movie player VLC
music player  Amarok

vcd/video dvd maker ----------> devede
irc ----------------------------------> xchat irc
webcam ---------------------------> cheese
scanner --------------------------- > xsane
ppp gui ---------------------------> gnome ppp
programming ide --------------> geany

Blender instead of Maya.

mplayer is suited for video.----it is a command line player ( with gui in
many distros) all operations can be controlled by keyboard. Keyboard lovers
will love it.


 on a p3 256mb  machine can use the following

office tool--------------------- emacs
cd burn---------------------- wodim
image manipulation-----image magic
image viewer--------------- zgv
music player--------------- mpg321
movie player---------------- mplayer
pdf viewer-------------------- evince

web browser----------------   links, w3m and elinks
file manager----------------- mc
virtual machine-------------  dosemu
power manager------------- Main switch
windows emulator---------  Whoneedsit

 video converter-------------- mplayer

c-programming ide---------  emacs


 *dosbox* is a good emulator of DOS.

Cinelerra is as good as avid for video editing

Assault Cube is a good FPS

warzone 2100. super game

"GnuCash" wonderful software to manage money

kleansweep for>>>>>>
- empty files
 - empty directories
 - backup files
 - broken symbolic links
 - broken executables (executables with missing libraries)
 - dead menu entries (.desktop files pointing to non-existing executables)
 - duplicated files
 - orphaned files -- files not found in RPM (for rpm-based distros, e.g.
   Fedora Core, Suse) or DPKG (for dpkg based distros, e.g. Debian and
Ubuntu)
   database
 - obsolete thumbnails (thumbnails conforming to freedesktop.org standard,
   pointing to non-existing images)


Fslint for-->>>>>
- Duplicate files
- Problematic filenames
- Temporary files
- Bad symlinks
- Empty directories
- Nonstripped binaries
"PhotoRec" for file recovery.(no GUI)


 Some Free Multiplayer games for Cafe (Some are prop )

   1.

   Nexius
   2.

   Open Arena
   3.

   Urban Terror
   4.

   The Battle for Wesnoth
   5.

   World of Goo
   6.

   WarsoW
   7.

   Enemy Territory
   8.

   Blackshot
   9.

   Postal2 MP
   10.

   F.E.A.R. Combat



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2009/7/11 Mahesh Mohan <maheshmohan.mu@xxxxxxxxx>

> "PhotoRec" for file recovery.
> =================================
> Q: How many Bell Labs Vice Presidents
> does it take to change a light bulb?
>
> A: That's proprietary information. Answer
> available from AT&T on payment
> of license fee (binary only)!
>
> http://maheshmohan.wordpress.com
>
> മഹേഷ് മോഹന്‍ എം.യു
>
> =================================
>
>
> On Sat, Jul 11, 2009 at 5:58 PM, sooraj kenoth <soorajkenoth@xxxxxxxxx>wrote:
>
>> today i tested two software
>>
>> kleansweep
>> - empty files
>>  - empty directories
>>  - backup files
>>  - broken symbolic links
>>  - broken executables (executables with missing libraries)
>>  - dead menu entries (.desktop files pointing to non-existing executables)
>>  - duplicated files
>>  - orphaned files -- files not found in RPM (for rpm-based distros, e.g.
>>    Fedora Core, Suse) or DPKG (for dpkg based distros, e.g. Debian and
>> Ubuntu)
>>    database
>>  - obsolete thumbnails (thumbnails conforming to freedesktop.orgstandard,
>>    pointing to non-existing images)
>>
>>
>> FSlint
>> - Duplicate files
>> - Problematic filenames
>> - Temporary files
>> - Bad symlinks
>> - Empty directories
>> - Nonstripped binaries
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> both of are for similar task. to remove useless files and folder. but
>> works in different style.
>> the comparison between them seem to be meaning less, because the styles
>> are different.
>>
>> the kleansweep consumes more resources and time(too long).
>> also feel there are bugs. all options are not working properly at all
>> time.
>> i had to kill the program for three times.
>>
>>
>> 2009/7/10 sooraj kenoth <soorajkenoth@xxxxxxxxx>
>>
>> *to aneesh:
>>> please make it a new post. it will be more helpful.
>>> *
>>> 2009/7/9 Aneesh A <aneesh.nl@xxxxxxxxx>
>>>
>>> Jemshid:
>>>>
>>>> I have a small computer service company. could you help me to setup
>>>> gnucash. contact via e-mail.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>>
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