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GIMP

GIMP is a part of the GNU Project. 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 plug-ins and extensions to do just about anything.

JabRef

JabRef is an open source bibliography reference manager. The native file format used by JabRef is BibTeX, the standard LaTeX bibliography format. JabRef is released under the terms of the GPL license. The application is programmed in Java, and is maintained for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X.

Zotero

Zotero is a free and open-source reference management software to manage bibliographic data and related research materials.

antiX

antiX is a fast, lightweight and easy to install linux live CD distribution based on Debian Testing for Intel-AMD x86 compatible systems. antiX offers users the "antiX Magic" in an environment suitable for old computers.

OpenScholar

OpenScholar is open source software built on top of Drupal that allows end users to easily create dynamic and customizable academic web sites. Each site comes with a suite of apps, widgets and themes, enabling users to build and manage feature-rich web sites. OpenScholar is developed and maintained by The Institute for Quantitative Social Science in collaboration with HPAC and HUIT at Harvard University with contribution from open source community

QScience

QScience is a free, open source, distributed platform tailored to support the needs of modern scholarly communities. QScience offers a free, open source, web 2.0 venue for scientists to meet and discuss about science. Display of ratings of articles, users reputation and indexes of scholarly productivity are among the supported features, however what really distinguish QScience from other analogous software and web site are the following principles: Reclaim your data. No sign-up, no central authority. Get QScience, install it, be online.

Inferno

Inferno is a compact operating system designed for building distributed and networked systems on a wide variety of devices and platforms. Inferno is a distributed operating system started at Bell Labs, but is now developed and maintained by Vita Nuova Holdings as free software. Inferno is a derivative of Plan 9, which was originally developed at Bell Labs by the creators of Unix and C, among others. Inferno is a small, efficient operating system used in embedded systems and distributed applications.

Debian

The Debian Project is an association of individuals who have made common cause to create a free operating system. This operating system that we have created is called Debian. An operating system is the set of basic programs and utilities that make your computer run. At the core of an operating system is the kernel. The kernel is the most fundamental program on the computer and does all the basic housekeeping and lets you start other programs. Debian GNU/Linux is one of the most popular Linux distributions for personal computers and network servers.

Django

Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design. Developed by a fast-moving online-news operation, Django was designed to handle two challenges: the intensive deadlines of a newsroom and the stringent requirements of the experienced Web developers who wrote it. It lets you build high-performing, elegant Web applications quickly.

WordPress

WordPress.com is a blog web hosting service provider owned by Automattic and powered by the open source WordPress software. The WordPress project is a meritocracy, run by a core leadership team, and led by co-founder and lead developer Matt Mullenweg. The team governs all aspects of the project, including core development, WordPress.org, and community initiatives. It provides free blog hosting for registered users and is financially supported via paid upgrades, "VIP" services and advertising. The site opened to the public on November 2005.

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