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Re: What's your favourite FLOSS?



On 10/26/06, Miles Bader <miles@gnu.org> wrote:
* audio editor [ ]
* audio player [ xmms ]
* cd-ripper [ ]
* Desktop Environment [ gnome ]
* DBMS [ ]
* development [ g++, gdb, tla, lua, libfltk ]
* disc burner [ ]
* e-mail client [ gnus (in emacs), mutt ]
* file manager [ ]
* finance [ ]
* ftp [ sftp ]
* image editor [ gimp ]
* image viewer [ gqview ]
* instant messenger [ bitlbee (+ emacs irc client) ]
* mathematics [ octave, gnuplot, calc (in emacs) ]
* misc utilities [ awk, interdiff, patch, diff, sudo ]
* p2p [ ]
* package manager [ aptitude ]
* pdf-reader [ xpdf ]
* spreadsheet [ gnumeric ]
* tag editor [ ]
* terminal emulator [ gnome-terminal ]
* text editor [ emacs ]
* 3D animation [ blender (1) ]
* video player [ gxine ]
* web browser [ firefox ]
* word-processor [ latex, oowriter (2) ]
* (great honours) [ emacs, gcc/g++, gdb, libstdc++, glibc, linux, xorg ]

(1) but it's too damn slow!
(2) a giant bloated whale, but actually seems to work pretty well for
    light word-processing duties and reading .doc files I get in the mail

(*) I don't actually use lua and libfltk yet, but I greatly admire them,
    and plan to use them in the future.

I was just about to mention that you are an Emacs fan, and then I
noticed the mail address. Thanks for the interesting list...



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