list of foss replacements

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My List of FOSS Replacements


Prepared by Mobolaji E. Aluko, PhD 


First Update:  September 2004


2nd Update: January 2005

 

S/N

Software

Category

Proprietary

Software

FOSS

Software

1.

Operating Systems:

 

 

 

 

Unix

MS
Windows

Mac
OS

(i)
GNU 

http://www.fsf.org/

 

(ii) GNU/Linux

http://www.gnu.org

              
         http://www.linux.org/

 

(iii) BSD Family

http://www.bsd.org/

 

(iv) CYGWIN 


http://www.cygwin.com/

 (Linux-like environment under Windows)

 

 

 

 

2.

Office Productivity:

 

 

 

 

MS
Office

OpenOffice

http://www.openoffice.org

 

 

 

 

3.

Web
Services:

 

 

 

 

MS
IIS

Apache 

http://www.apache.com

 

 

 

 

4.

Scientific Calculations:

 

 

 

Linear Algebra &

Numerical Solutions

MATLAB

(i)
Scilab 

http://scilabsoft.inria.fr/

 

 

(ii) Octave 

http://www.octave.org

 

 

Symbolic
Manipulation

Mathematica

MAXIMA

http://www.maxima.com

 

 

 

 

 

5.

Database Management:

 

 

 

 

Oracle

(i)
MySQL 

http://www.mysql.com/

 

(ii) POSTGresQL

http://www.postgresql.org/

 

 

 

 

6.

Web
authoring

Frontpage

VUE


http://www.vue.com

Zope   

http://www.zope.org

 

 

 

 

 

7.

Scripting & OOP & Compilers:

 

 

 

 

Sun

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