The ``Software Home Pages'' page
This page is an index of home pages on the World Wide Web of various
This software is generally free and distributed in source form; you
must build it yourself.
This list contains whatever software I use or have come across.
Suggestions for additions welcome.
Software Web Pages
X Window System -
ftp.x.org or a mirror site)
public release: Release 6.5.1, 20 Aug 2000 (as of 2000-11-29))
GIMP - image manipulation program -
ftp.gimp.org:/pub/gimp/ or a mirror site)
(latest stable release: version 1.2.3 (as of 2002-06-19))
(latest public release: 7.04, 2002-01-31 (as of 2002-03-05))
TeX. (I use the Web2c version.)
Preview your LaTeX markup in Emacs. Very cool.
dvips - DVI to
LaTeX2HTML - LaTeX to HTML Translator
(latest release: "2002 (1.66)", April 14, 2002 (as of 2002-04-16))
tth - TeX to HTML
translator - strong on equations
Texinfo - markup language for documentation.
Hyperlatex - This is a separate language from LaTeX. I
haven't used it. I write in LaTeX and convert with LaTeX2HTML
HyperTeX - hyperlink
information in TeX (and LaTeX).
a2ps - ASCII (or anything) to PostScript converter
(latest public release: version 4.12, Feb 16, 1999 (as of 1999-03-05))
less - page-at-a-time display of text
(latest release: version 358, 8 Jul, 2000 (as of 2001-11-16))
mh-e - Emacs front-end to
MH and nmh
(latest public release: 6.0, December 2001 (as of 2001-01-04))
MH - the all-powerful mail handler
nmh - new MH -
(latest public release: version 1.0, Feb 6, 1999 (as of 1999-05-03))
(latest public release: 8.12.3, 2002/04/05 (as of 2002-04-05))
(See also the book
Sendmail: Theory and Practice).
BIND - (includes named)
(latest public release: 9.2.1, May 1, 2002 (as of 2002-06-06))
(BIND 8.3.1, the latest BIND 8 (as of 2002-04-05),
was released Feb 2, 2002)
(BIND 4.9.8, the latest BIND 4 (as of 2002-04-05),
was released Jan 27, 2001)
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
INN - netnews server
HylaFax - fax software
NTP and xntpd -
(latest releases: 4.0.99a on 15 Jan 2000
and 3-5.93e an Aug 10, 1998 (as of 2000-01-18))
Samba - share files and
printers with DOS.
(latest release: 2.0.7, 25 April 2000 (as of 2000-05-15))
(latest public release: Version 5, Release 1.0.5, on 1998/02/17
(as of 1999-02-03))
Ssh (Secure Shell) - remote login program.
(latest release: 2.0.10, 1998/09/17 (as of 1998-11-04))
(latest public release: version 1.6.2p3, Feb 26, 2000 (as of 2000-03-24))
Lynx - a text-based Web browser -
(ftp from www.slcc.edu:/pub/lynx/fote/)
(latest public release: version 2.8.1, Oct 24, 1998 (as of 1999-05-03))
a Web browser written in Emacs Lisp.
WWW logfile analysis program.
(latest public release: version 3.11 (as of 1999-02-03))
An HTML syntax and style checker.
ftp.cre.canon.co.uk:/pub/weblint/ (and CPAN mirrors))
(latest public release: 1.020, 10 September 1997 (as of 1999-02-03))
Sd - a square dance caller's helper
(latest release: 34.3, Dec 13, 2000 (as of 2000-12-14))
Software without Web pages
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