Difference between revisions of "Archive:Free software list"

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(yes, *BSD is free software, although its code can be used in commercial projects, unlike GPL code)
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List linux versions here.
List linux versions here.
Is FreeBSD free software?
*BSD list here.

Revision as of 06:42, 9 May 2004

(this page is an attempt to list one or two programs in each section that are free software and cross platform, so a person can change their whole setup to free if they want)


Application Suite: Mozilla (Operating Systems: Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, AIX, BSD, HPUX, OS/2, Solaris (SPARC), Solaris (32 bit x86), Tru64 Unix. License: ?)


Mozilla Firefox

Mozilla Camino


Email and News: Mozilla Thunderbird

Instant Messaging: Gaim
Platforms: Linux, BSD, MacOS X, Windows, Qtopia and OPIE embedded environments (e.g. Sharp Zaurus and iPaq PDAs running Linux).
License: GNU General Public License (GPL).

File Transfer



Windows: FileZilla (License: GNU General Public License)

(Better if someone can put a cross-platform client here than list multiple ones for different systems)

Operating Systems


List linux versions here.

  • BSD list here.



Office and Productivity

Office Suite

Platforms: Windows, Linux (x86 and PPC), Solaris (SPARC and x86), freeBSD, Mac OS X.
License: GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL) and the Sun Industry Standards Source License (SISSL).

Text Editors

Privacy and Security



Sourceforge, freshmeat