Package List SPARC/Solaris 2.6

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Please note that the package list below is a full list of ALL the packages in our archive and not all packages are available for all versions of Solaris. When you click on a program name, it will indicate if a program is available. Please view the package matrix to see which packages are supported on each platform. When possible, we may be able to build missing packages upon request for a fee.

a2psa2ps is an Any to PostScript filter
aalibaalib is a low level gfx library
abook – Abook is an addressbook program with mutt mail client support
ackAck is a perl program written as a replacement for grep
adnsAdns is an asynchronous-capable DNS client library along with utilities
afioAfio makes cpio-format archives
afterstep – The afterstep window manager
aget – Aget is a multithreaded HTTP download accelerator
aideAIDE (Advanced Intrusion Detection Environment) is a free replacement for Tripwire
aliveGNU Alive is a periodic ping program.
alpine – Alpine is a new email client based on pine
amandaAmanda the network disk archiver
analogAnalog is a log file analyzer
ansitape – Ansitape reads writes and creates magtapes conforming to the ANSI standard for magtape labelling. Primarily this is useful to exchange tapes with VAX/VMS which makes this kind of tape by default
antiroute – Antiroute prevents and logs UDP-based route tracking
antiwordAntiword is an MS Word reader
aolserver – AOLserver 3 a scalable portable open-source web server from America Online
apacheApache the popular web server
apgAutomated Password Generator
aprApr is the Apache Portable Runtime libraries system
aprutilAprutil is part of the Apache Portable Runtime libraries system
arcThe arc file archive utility
argtable2Argtable is an ANSI C library for parsing GNU style command line options
arpalert – Arpalert is used to listen on a network interface to catch all conversations of MAC address to IP requests
arpingArping is a util to find out if a specific IP address on the LAN is
arpscan – Arp-scan is a command-line tool that uses the ARP protocol to discover and fingerprint IP hosts on the local network
arpwatchArpwatch and arpsnmp are tools that monitor ethernet or fddi activity and maintain a database of ethernet/ip address pairings
asciiAscii is a utility that recognizes many different ways of naming an ASCII character (hex octal binary decimal C escape ISO character table pair slang names and others) and prints out all the equivalents
asciidocAsciiDoc is a text document format for writing short documents articles books and UNIX man pages. AsciiDoc files can be translated to HTML and DocBook markups using the asciidoc command
asclockThe afterstep clock
aspellAspell is a spell checker and set of libraries that can be used in spell checking
atkThe GNOME accessibility toolkit
audiofileThe audiofile library provides a uniform programming interface to standard digital audio file formats
autoconfGNU autoconf is a package for generating configure scripts
autogenAutoGen is a tool to simplify the creation and maintenance of programs that contain large amounts of repetitious text
automakeAutomake is a tool for automatically generating Makefiles compliant with the GNU Coding Standards
autosshAutossh is a program designed to automatically restart SSH sessions and tunnels
axelAxel tries to accelerate downloads by using multiple connections or servers
balanceBalance is a simple but powerful generic TCP proxy with round-robin load balancing and failover mechanisms
barBar is a command line progress bar to show the amount of data being passed in a data stream
bashBash is an sh-compatible shell that incorporates useful features from the Korn shell (ksh) and C shell (csh)
bashdbA bash shell debugger with syntax similar to gdb
bash_nonetredirectionsBash is an sh-compatible shell that incorporates useful features from the Korn shell (ksh) and C shell (csh) – Built with –disable-net-redirections to satisfy security issues raised by some system administrators
battlebots – BattleBots is a game of programming. The task is to design your bots and then use the hardware as efficiently as possible by writing a program for it with the mission to kill any enemy bots on the playground
bbBB is the portable demo of the use of the aalib ascii gfx libraries
bcBc is an arbitrary precision numeric processing language
bcryptBcrypt is a cross platform file encryption utility which uses the blowfish encryption algorithm
bglibs – The BG (Bruce Guenter) library set
bindThe Berkeley Internet Name Domain (BIND) implements an Internet name server for Unix operating systems
binutilsThis GNU package includes the GNU versions of the ld as ar nm ranlib strip strings and other programs
bisonBison a replacement for YACC
blameBlame displays the last modification for each line in an RCS file
bltBLT is an extension to the Tk toolkit adding new widgets geometry managers and miscellaneous commands
bluefish – The bluefish editor for programmers and web designers
bogofilterBogofilter is a mail filter that classifies mail as spam or non-spam
bonnieBonnie++ is a benchmark suite that performs a number of simple tests of hard drive and file system performance
boshBosh stands for browsable output shell. It isn’t really a shell. What is does is store the output of a specified program in a buffer and provides a simple curses interface to browse this buffer. Actions can be configured which can make use of the contents of the currently selected line
bpythonBpython is an interface to the Python interpreter
brltty – BRLTTY is a background process (daemon) providing access to the Linux/Unix console (when in text mode) for a blind person using a refreshable braille display
bviBvi is an editor for binary files
bwmngBwmng is a console-based bandwidth monitor
bzip2bzip2 file compression utility
bzrBazaar is a version control system that helps you track project history over time and to collaborate easily with others.
c3270c3270 is a curses-based version of x3270 for use on a dumb terminal
cairoCairo is a 2D graphics library with support for multiple output devices
caresMIT c-ares is an asynchronous resolver library
catdocCatdoc reads one or more Microsoft word files and outputs text. It also includes xls2csv a program that converts an Excel spreadsheet into a comma-separated value file
caveCave is tool for playing ascii animations
ccliveCclive is a command line video extraction utility. It suports YouTube Google Video and others
ccryptCcrypt is a utility for encrypting and decrypting files and streams. It was designed as a replacement for the standard unix crypt utility. Ccrypt is based on the Rijndael cipher
cdpr – Cdpr (Cisco Discovery Protocol Reporter) shows the switch and port that a machine is connected to provided that the device supports CDP
cdrtoolsCdrtools (formerly cdrecord) contains powerful tools for burning CDs and DVDs.
cfengineGNU cfengine is a suite of programs for setting up and maintaining BSD and System-V-like operating system optionally attached to a TCP/IP network
cgrepCgrep is a grep-like tool with enhanced performance and many additional features
checkCheck is a unit test framework for C
cherokee – Cherokee is a flexible very fast lightweight Web server. It is implemented entirely in C and has no dependencies beyond a standard C library. It is embeddable and extensible with plug-ins. It supports on-the-fly configuration by reading files or strings TLS/SSL (via GNUTLS or OpenSSL) virtual hosts authentication cache friendly features PHP custom error management and much more.
chicken – Chicken is a compiler for the Scheme programming language
chkrootkitchkrootkit is a tool to locally check for signs of a rootkit
chmlibChmlib is a library for dealing with ITSS/CHM format files
ckermit – C-Kermit is a combined network and serial communication software package
clamav – The Clam Antivirus system
clexCLEX is an ncurses-based file manager with a full-screen user interface
clispCLISP a version of Common Lisp
clzip – Clzip is a lossless data compressor based on the LZMA algorithm with very safe integrity checking and a user interface similar to the one of gzip or bzip2
cmakeCmake is a cross-platform make system
cmatrixCmatrix is an ncurses based program that simulates the moving lines of symbols seen on the screen in The Matrix movie It is provided for fun or to act as a kind of screen saver. Cmatrix is used in an xterm or rxvt window (if you want color).
colordiffColordiff is a perl script that provides color highlighted diff output
coloreditColoredit is a tool to view and edit the X window color entries
combineCombine is primarily a program for merging files on a common key.
compface – Compface 48x48x1 image compression and decompression
complexityComplexity measures the complexity of C source
conflictConflict examines the user specifiable list of programs looking for instances in the user
confuselibConfuse is a configuration file parser library
conmanConMan is a serial console management program designed to support a large number of console devices and simultaneous users
conserverConserver is an application that allows multiple users to watch a serial console at the same time
convmvConvmv converts filenames (not file content) directories and even whole filesystems to a different encoding
cookCook is a file construction tool
coreutilsGNU Coreutils are a set of basic file shell and text manipulation utilities for the GNU operating system that are expected to exist on every operating system. Previously they were offered as three individual distributions: fileutils shellutils and textutils
cpioGNU cpio copies files into or out of a cpio or tar archive
cpptestCppTest is a C++ Unit Testing Framework
crm114CRM114 is a system to examine incoming e-mail system log streams data files or other data streams and to sort filter or alter the incoming files or data streams according to the user’s desires
cronologCronolog is a simple filter program that reads log file entries from standard input and writes each entry to the output file specified by a filename template and the current date and time
cscopeCscope is a developer’s tool for browsing C code.
ctagsExuberant Ctags is a multilanguage reimplementation of the ctags(1) program. It generates indexes of source code definitions which are used by a number of editors and tools
curlCurl is a tool for transferring files with URL syntax supporting FTP FTPS HTTP HTTPS GOPHER TELNET DICT and FILE
curl_ldapCurl is a tool for transferring files with URL syntax supporting FTP FTPS HTTP HTTPS GOPHER TELNET DICT and FILE – With LDAP Support
cvsThe cvs version control system
cvs2svn – Cvs2svn is a tool for migrating a cvs repository to subversion or git
cythonCython is a language that makes writing extensions for the Python language as easy as Python
daemontools – Daemontools is a collection of tools for managing UNIX services
daq – The Snort Data Acquisition library
darkstatDarkstat is a network statistics gatherer.
dbdb is the Berkeley open source embedded database system
dbusDbus is a message bus system providing a way for applications to talk to each other
dbusglibThe glib bindings for Dbus
dddDDD is the GNU Data Display Debugger
ddpt – Ddpt is a utility for copying files like its namesake the Unix dd command
ddrescueGNU ddrescue is a data recovery tool. It copies data from one file or block device (hard disc cdrom etc) to another trying hard to rescue data in case of read errors
dedDed is a curses based directory editor which allows you to navigate multiple file lists or a directory tree
dejagnuDejaGnu is a framework for testing other programs. Its purpose is to provide a single front end for all tests.
dhcpThe Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol distribution
dhex – Dhex is an ncurses based hex editor
diDi is a disk information utility
dialogDialog is a utility to create user interfaces to shell scripts or other scripting languages
diction – GNU diction and style document analysis
diffstatDiffstat reads the output of diff and displays a histogram of the insertions deletions and modifications per file
diffuse – Diffuse is a graphical tool for merging and comparing text files
diffutilsThe GNU diff diff3 sdiff and cmp utilities
digDig is a command-line tool for querying Domain Name System servers
dioDio is a device I/O analysis tool
disktoolDisktool is a program that shows how much disk space is available in each disk on a system
disktypeThe purpose of disktype is to detect the content format of a disk or disk image. It knows about common file systems partition tables and boot codes
distccDistcc is a program to distribute builds of C C++ Objective C or Objective C++ code across several machines on a network
djbdns – Djbdns is a collection of Domain Name System tools
dnrd – Dnrd (Domain Name Relay Daemon) is a caching forwarding DNS proxy server
dnsmasq – Dnsmasq is a lightweight DNS forwarder and DHCP server
dnstop – Dnstop displays various tables of dns traffic
doc – DOC++ is a documentation system for C C++ and Java generating both TeX output for high quality hardcopies and HTML output for sophisticated online browsing of your documentation
docutils – The docutils documentation utilities
dogDog is an alternative to the cat command
dos2unix – DOS/MAC to UNIX text file format converter
dovecot – Dovecot is an IMAP and POP3 server
doxygenDoxygen is a documentation system for C C++ Java Objective-C Python and others
dsniffThe dsniff package contains a number of tools for examining traffic on a network including the dsniff sniffer webspy a URL sniffer and other tools
dttoolsDttools is a library of C utilities used by the ftsh fault tolerant shell
dwdiffDwdiff is a front end for diff that works at the word level instead of the line level
edGNU ed is a line oriented text editor. It is used to create display modify and otherwise manipulate text files both interactively and via shell scripts
egcs – The egcs snapshot 20000306 which includes gcc g++ and other compilers as in gcc-2.95.3
egdEGD is an Entropy Gathering Daemon and is a substitute for /dev/random
elinksElinks is a lynx like web browser
elm – Elm is a mail system
emacsEmacs is the extensible customizable self-documenting real-time display editor
enlightenment – The enlightenment window manager
enscriptEnscript converts ASCII files to PostScript and stores generated output to a file or sends it directly to the printer
epydocEpydoc is a tool for generating API documentation for Python modules
esoundThe enlightened sound daemon mixes several audio streams for playback by a single audio device
eterm – Eterm is a color vt102 terminal emulator
etherealEthereal is a network traffic analyzer or sniffer.
ettercap_ng – Ettercap is a suite for man in the middle attack analysis. Both ncurses and gtk interfaces are included
eventlogAn API to format and send structured log messages
everybuddy – Everybuddy is a chat program for X that incorporates the functions of AOL Instant Messenger ICQ Yahoo Chat and MSN Messanger
expatExpat is a fast non-validating stream-oriented XML parsing library
expat_64Expat is a fast non-validating stream-oriented XML parsing library. 64-bit version.
expectExpect is a program that performs programmed dialogue with other interactive programs
fehFeh is an image viewer based on imlib2
fetchmailFetchmail is a free full-featured robust well-documented remote-mail retrieval and forwarding utility intended to be used over on-demand TCP/IP links (such as SLIP or PPP connections). It supports every remote-mail protocol now in use on the Internet: POP2 POP3 RPOP APOP KPOP all flavors of IMAP and ESMTP ETRN. It can even support IPv6 and IPSEC.
fftwFftw is a C subroutine for computing the discrete Fourier transform in one or more dimensions
fileThe open source version of the file command
fileutilsThe GNU fileutils package contains the basic file management utilities that are standard on a Unix-like system
filezilla – The FileZilla ftp client
findutilsFindutils contains the GNU find xargs and locate programs
Firefox – Firefox browser by Mozilla – See our Mozilla Page
fish – Fish is a command line shell
flexFlex the GNU version of lex
fltkFLTK is a GUI toolkit
fmirrorFmirror is a program for mirroring files and directories from a remote ftp server
fnlib – Fnlib is a color font rendering library
fontconfigFontconfig is a library for configuring and customizing font access
foremostForemost is a program to recover files based on their headers and footers
fpingfping is tool to quickly ping N number of hosts to determine their reachability
freeradius – The Radius server
freetdsFreeTDS is a set of libraries that allows your programs to natively talk to Microsoft SQL Server and Sybase database
freetypeFreeType 2 is a software font engine
ftshThe Fault-Tolerant Shell (ftsh) is a small language for system integration that makes failures a first class concept
gangliaGanglia is a monitoring system for clusters and grids
gatewayThis is the Kannel opensource WAP and SMS Gateway
gawkgawk is the GNU version of the awk formatting program
gc – The Boehm-Demers-Weiser garbage collector for C and C++
gcal – Gcal is a program for calculating and printing calendars
gccThe GNU C compiler and related programs
gconf – GConf is a system for storing application preferences
gdGD Graphics Library An ANSI C library for the dynamic creation of images. GD creates PNG and JPEG images among other formats
gdbThe GNU Debugger
gdbmGNU dbm is a set of database routines that use extendible hashing and works similar to the standard UNIX dbm routines
gdkpixbufThe gdk-pixbuf libraries and related graphics objects
gdmap – Gdmap is a tool which allows one to visualize disk space
geany – Geany is a GTK+ based text editor with some IDE features
gengenGNU Gengen (GENerator GENerator) is a tool that starting from a parameterized text called template generates a text generator that can substitute parameters with values
gengetoptThis program generates a C function that uses the getopt_long function to parse the command line options to validate them and fills a struct
geoip – GeoIP is a C library that enables the user to find geographical and network information of an IP address
gettextGettext is the GNU internationalisation library
gfortune – GNU fortune is an enhanced fortune cookie program
gftpgftp is a multithreaded ftp client for X Windows written using gtk
ghostscriptPostScript and PDF previewing conversion and printing
ghostview – Ghostview postscript and pdf viewing tool
giblibGiblib is a wrapper library for imlib2
gif2pngThe gif2png program converts files from the Graphic Interchange Format to Portable Network Graphics
giflib – Giflib is a library for manipulating gif files
gifmerge – Gifmerge is used to merge gif images into a gif animation
gifsicle – Gifsicle manipulates GIF image files in a variety of ways
gimpThe GNU image manipulation program
git – Git is a version control system for large and small projects
glarkGlark is a replacement for grep with perl compatible regular expressions and many other features
glibGLib is the low-level core library that forms the basis of GTK+ and GNOME
globalGNU global is a source code tag system
glpkThe GLPK (GNU Linear Programming Kit) package is intended for solving large-scale linear programming (LP) mixed integer programming (MIP) and other related problems
glut – Glut is the OpenGL Utility Toolkit (GLUT)
gmime – GMime is a set of utilities for parsing and creating messages using the Multipurpose Internet Mail Extension (MIME)
gmpGMP is a library for arbitrary precision arithmetic operating on signed integers rational numbers and floating point numbers
gnatsGnu Gnats is a set of tools for tracking bugs
gnuchessGnuchess is a chess playing syste
gnucobolThe GNU version of the Cobol language.
gnuitThe GNU interactive tools are a set of text-mode tools
gnupgGnuPG or GPG (the GNU Privacy Guard) is a tool for secure communication and data storage. It can be used to encrypt data and to create digital signatures
gnupg2GnuPG 2 or GPG (the GNU Privacy Guard) is a tool for secure communication and data storage. It can be used to encrypt data and to create digital signatures
gnuplotThe gnuplot plotting tool
gnutls – The GNU transport layer security library system
gpa – Gpa is the GNU Privacy Assistant and is a graphical user interface for GNUPG (GNU Privacy Guard)
gperfGNU gperf is a program that generates perfect hash functions for sets of key words
gpgme – GnuPG Made Easy is a library to make access to GnuPG easier
gpwGpw is Van Vleck’s password generation program
gqlplusGqlplus is a drop-in replacement for sqlplus an Oracle SQL client
graphviz – Graph visualization software
grepThe GNU version of grep which finds lines that match patterns
groffGroff (GNU Troff) is a document processor which reads plain text and formatting commands produces formatted output from them and then outputs it to another device
grsync – Grsync is a GUI for rsync
gsl – GSL the GNU Scientific Library is a collection of numerical routines for scientific computing
gsoapgSOAP offers generator tools for coding SOAP/XML web services in C and C++gSOAP offers generator tools for coding SOAP/XML web services in C and C++
gt5gt5 is used to study disk space usage
gtkGTK+ is a multi-platform toolkit for creating graphical user interfaces
gtkspell – GtkSpell provides highlighting and replacement of misspelled words in a GtkTextView widget
gtypist – GNU Typist is a universal typing tutor
guileProject GNU’s extension language library
gvA postscript and pdf viewing tool
gzipThe gzip compress/uncompression system
help2manHelp2man is a script to create simple man pages from the -help and -version output of programs
hexdump – Eric Raymond’s hex dumper
hexeditHexedit view and edit files in hexadecimal or in ASCII
hfsutils – Hfsutils tools for reading and writing Macintosh HFS volumes
hping3Hping is a command-line oriented TCP/IP packet assembler/analyzer
htdigThe ht://Dig system is a complete indexing and searching system for a domain or intranet
httpingHttping is a ping for http-requests
httpry – Httpry is a specialized packet sniffer designed for displaying and logging HTTP traffic
hydraHydra is a password security checking program
hypermailHypermail is a program that takes a file of mail messages in UNIX mailbox format and generates a set of cross-referenced HTML documents
id3libId3lib is a software library for manipulating ID3v1/v1.1 and ID3v2 tags
ifstatus – Ifstatus is designed to detect Solaris 8 hme and qfe interfaces that have been placed in promiscuous mode
iftopIftop does for network usage what top does for CPU usage. It listens to network traffic on a named interface and displays a table of current bandwidth usage by pairs of hosts
imagemagickImageMagick is a software suite to create edit and compose bitmap images
imaging – The Python Imaging Library (PIL)
imapImap contains imap pop2 and pop3 email servers.
imlibImlib is a general Image loading and rendering library
imlib2The Imlib 2 library a library that does image file loading and saving as well as rendering manipulation arbitrary polygon support etc
indentIndent is a C source beautifier
intltoolThe internationalization tool collection (intltool) can be used to extract translatable strings from various source files collect the extracted strings together with messages from traditional source files (.c .h) and merge translations from .po files into .xml .desktop and .oaf files
iperf – Iperf is a tool for measuring internet bandwidth performance
iplogIplog is a TCP/IP traffic logger. Currently it is capable of logging TCP UDP and ICMP traffic
irc – Irc contains a user Interface to Internet Relay Chat Protocol and the Internet Relay Chat Program Server
irciiIrcii is an IRC and ICB client
irssiIrssi is a modular IRC client with a text mode user interface
ispellIspell is an interactive spell-checking program
jdiskreport – JDiskReport enables you to understand how much space the files and directories consume on your disk drives and it helps you find obsolete files and folders
jikes – Jikes is a fast simple source code to byte code compiler that emphasizes strict adherence to the Java language definition
joeThe Joe text editor
johnJohn the Ripper is a fast password cracker Its primary purpose is to detect weak Unix passwords.
john_64 – John the Ripper is a fast password cracker Its primary purpose is to detect weak Unix passwords – 64 Bit Version
joveJove is an Emacs-style text editor
jpegThe jpeg libraries
jpeg2psJpeg2ps is a utility for converting jpeg images to compressed Postscript level 2 or 3 files
jpeginfoJpeginfo is utility to generate information from jpeg files
jpegoptimJpegoptim is a uility to optimize jpeg files
keychainKeychain helps to manage ssh keys in a convenient and secure manner. It acts as a frontend to ssh-agent
krb5 – MIT Kerberos network authentication protocol
lameLame is an MP3 encoder
lbzip2 – Lbzip2 is a pthreads-based parallel bzip2/bunzip2 utility
lcmsLcms is a color management engine
lcms2 – Lcms2 is a color management engine
ldnsLdns is used to simplify DNS programming. Included in the package is the dig-like program drill and other example programs
lessLess is a paginator file similar to more but that allows backward as well as forward movement through the file
lftplftp is command line file transfer program. It supports FTP HTTP FISH SFTP and FILE (local FS) protocols. GNU Readline library is used for input. Low level stuff supported: ftp proxy http proxy ftp over http opie/skey fxp transfers automatic retrying on non-fatal errors and timeouts ipv6 socks http/1.1 sftp v3-4
libaoLibao is a cross-platform audio library that allows programs to output audio using a simple API on a wide variety of platforms
libarchive – Libarchive contains a C library and command-line tools for reading and writing tar cpio zip iso and other archive formats
libart_lgplLibart is a library for high performance 2D graphics
libassuan – Libassuan is a library implementing the Assuan protocol used in some GnuPG components
libatomic_ops – Atomic_ops defines a large collection of operations, each one of which is a combination of an (optional) atomic memory operation, and a memory barrier.
libcddbLibcddb is a library that implements the different protocols (CDDBP HTTP SMTP) to access data on a CDDB server (
libcroco – Libcroco is a cascading style sheet (CSS) parsing and manipulation toolkit used by GNOME applications
libdnetLibdnet provides a simplified portable interface to several low-level networking routines
libeditA port of the NetBSD libedit library
libemflibEMF is a C/C++ library which provides a drawing toolkit based on ECMA-234. The general purpose of this library is to create vector graphics files on POSIX systems which can be imported into StarOffice/OpenOffice
libestrLibestr – some essentials for string handling (and a bit more)
libevent – The libevent API
libexifThe libexif exif library reads and writes EXIF meta information from and to image files
libffiThe libffi library provides a portable, high level programming interface to various calling conventions.
libg2cThis package contains the libg2c library files needed by the octave program
libgccGcc libraries that many programs have as dependencies
libgcjThe libgcj Java libraries
libgcryptLibgcrypt is the GNU basic cryptographic library
libghttp – Libghttp is the GNOME http client library
libglade – The libglade library allows you to load glade interface files in a program at runtime
libgpgerrorLibgpg-error is a small library with error codes and descriptions for the GnuPG software
libgsaslThe GNU SASL library which is an implementation of the Simple Authentication and Security Layer (SASL)
libgsf – The GNOME structured file library for reading and writing structured file formats
libgtkhtml – GtkHTML is a HTML rendering/editing library
libiconvGNU libiconv provides an iconv() implementation for use on systems which do not have one
libidllibIDL is a front end for CORBA IDL and required for ORBIT2 in Gnome
libidnGNU libidn is an implementation of stringprep punycode and IDNA specifications
libintlLibintl is used with gettext and is needed by a few programs when libintl in not in /usr/lib
libksbaKSBA (pronounced Kasbah) is a library to make X.509 certificates as well as the CMS easily accessible by other applications.
libmcryptLibmcrypt is a thread-safe library providing a uniform interface to access several block and stream encryption algorithms.
libmikmodlibmikmod is a portable sound library for Unix and other systems
libmng – Libmng is a png-like image format supporting multiple images animation and transparent jpg
libnetLibnet is an API to help with the construction and handling of network packets
libnidsLibnids offers IP defragmentation TCP stream assembly and TCP port scan detection
liboggLibogg is the bitstream and framing library for the Ogg project
libolLibol is a library used by syslog-ng
liboopLiboop provides a generic callback-based event dispatch interface
libpar2These are the libraries from the par2 file verification and repair tool
libpcaplibpcap is a system-independent interface for user-level packet capture
libpngThe PNG library is a collection of routines used to create and manipulate PNG format graphics files
librsvg – Librsvg supplies libraries to enable SVG-format scalable graphics
librsynclibrsync implements the rolling-checksum algorithm of remote file synchronization that was popularized by the rsync utility and is used in rproxy. This algorithm transfers the differences between 2 files without needing both files on the same system
libsigc++Libgsigc++ implements a typesafe callback system for standard C++
libsigsegvLibsigsegv is a library for handling page faults in user mode
libspf2 – Libspf2 is an implementation of the SPF specification
libssh2Libssh2 is a library implementing the SSH2 protocol
libstatgrabLibstatgrab is a library that provides cross platform access to statistics about the system on which it is run
libtasn1 – The ASN.1 library and some related programs
libtoolLibtool is a generic library support script
libungiflibungif operates on GIF files using uncompressed GIFs
libuninumThis is a library for converting Unicode strings to numbers and numbers to Unicode string
libunistring – GNU libunistring provides functions for manipulating Unicode strings
libvorbisOgg Vorbis is a general-purpose compressed audio format. Libvorbis provides a standard encoder and decoder
libxmlLibxml is the XML C library developed for the Gnome project
libxml2Libxml2 is the XML C library developed for the Gnome project
libxsltLibxslt is the Xslt C library developed for the GNOME project
lighttpdThe lighttpd web server
linksLinks is a Lynx-like text and graphics WWW browser.
lldpdNicstat prints network traffic statistics
logcheck – Logcheck is designed to automatically run and check system log files for security violations and unusual activity
logilabastngA python module provides a common base representation of python source code used by programs like pylint
logilabcommonA set of python modules used by pylint and other projects
logrotateThe logrotate utility is designed to simplify the administration of log files on a system
logsurfer+Logsurfer+ is a monitoring system for system logs
lookatLookat is a program to view Un*x text files and manual pages.
lrzszLrzsz is a unix communication package providing XMODEM. YMODEM and ZMODEM file transfer protocols
lshLsh is the GNU implementation of ssh 2
lsoflsof lists information about files that are open by the processes running on a UNIX system
luaLua is a light-weight programming language designed for extending applications. Lua is also frequently used as a general-purpose stand-alone language
lunzipLunzip is a decompressor for lzip files.
lxml – Lxml is a python binding for libxml2 and libxslt
lynxLynx is a text-based web client with ipv6 support
lynx_ssl_ipv6 – Lynx is a text-based web client
lzipLzip is a lossless file compressor based on the LZMA (Lempel-Ziv-Markov chain-Algorithm) algorithm
lziprecoverLziprecover is a data recovery tool and decompressor for files in the lzip compressed data format
lzlibLzlib is a data compression library providing in-memory LZMA compression and decompression functions including integrity checking of the uncompressed data
lzmaThe LZMA compression utilities
lzoLzo is a portable lossless data compression library
lzopLzop is a file compressor which uses the LZO data compression library
m4GNU `m4′ is an implementation of the traditional Unix macro processor
mailxMailx (formerly nail) is a mail user agent that extends the features of the older mailx
makeThe GNU version of make also known as gmake
makemapMakemap is part of the sendmail system and is here because it was left out of the sendmail provided here
man2html – Man2html converts man pages to html format
mawkMawk is an implementation of new/posix awk
mbufferMbuffer is a tool for buffering data streams.
mcGNU Midnight Commander (also referred to as MC) is a user shell and visual file manager with text-mode full-screen interface
md5MD5 reads data and calculates a cryptographic checksum
md5deep – Md5deep is a suite of tools (md5deep sha1deep sha256deep whirlpooldeep and tigerdeep) to compute hashes or message digests for any number of files while optionally recursively digging through the directory structure
memcached – Memcached is a distributed memory object caching system
memconfmemconf is a perl script that displays memory modules installed in a Sun system.
memtester – Memtest is a utility to test for a faulty memory subsystem
mercurialThe mercurial Source Control Management (SCM) system
mesaMesa is a 3-D graphics library with an API which is very similar to that of OpenGL
metamail – metamail can be used to turn virtually any mail-reading program into a multimedia mail reader as well as programs that will allow metamail to display several specific types of multimedia mail
mgdiff – Mgdiff is a graphical file difference browser
mhashMhash is a library which provides a uniform interface to a large number of hash algorithms
mikmodMikmod is a module player and library supporting many formats including mod s3m it and xm
mined – Mined is a Unicode text editor
mingMing is a library for generating Macromedia Flash files (.swf) written in C and includes useful utilities for working with .swf files
miranda – miRanda is an algorithm for finding genomic targets for microRNAs
mkhybridMkhybrid make ISO9660/HFS shared hybrid CD volume
mkisofs – Mkisofs is used to create a iso9660 filesystem with optional Rock Ridge attributes for use with cdrecord
mktempMktemp is a small program to allow safe temporary file creation from shell scripts
mmMM is a 2-layer abstraction library. It is part of OSSP
modsecurityModSecurity™ is a web application firewall engine
mod_jkThe mod_jk Apache module from Tomcat Connectors
moe – GNU Moe is an 8-bit clean text editor for ISO-8859 and ASCII character encodings
mpackMpack and munpack are utilities for encoding and decoding (respectively) binary files in MIME (Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions) format mail messages
mpageMpage takes in plaintext and outputs postscript that will print the text on 1 2 4 or 8 pages
mpeg3playThe mpeg3play mpeg2 and mpeg3 audio file player
mpfrThe MPFR library is a C library for multiple-precision floating-point computations with correct rounding
mpg123 – Mp3 audio player with a command line interface
mrtgThe Multi Router Traffic Grapher (MRTG) is a tool to monitor the traffic load on network-links
mrxvt – Mrxvt is a multi-tabbed X terminal emulator based on rxvt
msmtp – Msmtp is an SMTP client
msort – Msort is a program for sorting files in sophisticated ways
mtools – Mtools is a collection of utilities to access MS-DOS disks without mounting them
mtr – Mtr combines the functionality of the traceroute and ping programs in a single network diagnostic too
mtxMtx is a set of low level driver programs to control features of SCSI backup related devices such as autoloaders tape changers media jukeboxes and tape drives
multitail – Multitail lets you view one or multiple files in a way similar to the tail program but in multiple windows
muttThe Mutt email client Support for pop imap and ssl is included.
mysqlMySQL is an SQL database server
namebenchNamebench is designed to help determine what name services are the best to use for an individual machine
nanoGNU nano (Nano is an enhanced clone of the pico editor)
ncnc also called netcat is a simple Unix utility which reads and writes data across network connections using TCP or UDP protocol
ncduNcdu is an ncurses version of the unix du command
ncftpncftp is a browser program for the (FTP) File Transfer Protocol
ncursesncurses (new curses) library is a freeware emulation of System V Release 4.0 curses
ndiff – Ndiff is uses to compare similar files ignoring small numeric differences
neThe nice editor
neditNEdit is a Unix text editor for programmers and general users. It has a graphical user interface
nemesis – Nemesis is a command-line network packet crafting and injection utility
nenscriptNenscript converts text files to PostScript format for printing
neonNeon is an HTTP and WebDAV client library Neon is used by subversion.
nepim – Nepim stands for network pipemeter a tool for measuring available bandwidth between hosts
netcdfNetCDF (network Common Data Form) is an interface for array-oriented data access
nethackNethack is a single player dungeon exploration game
netioNetio is a network benchmark for OS/2 2.x Windows NT/2000 and Unix. It measures the net throughput of a network via NetBIOS TCP and UDP protocols (Unix only supports TCP and UDP) using various different packet sizes
netpbmThe Netbpm graphics tools and converters –
netperf – Netperf is a TCP/UDP/sockets/etc performance benchmark
netsnmpThe NET-SNMP (formerly UCD-SNMP) package contains various tools relating to the Simple Network Management Protocol
nettleNettle is a cryptographic library
nginx – Nginx is an http and reverse proxy server
ngrepngrep is a program that mimicks as much functionality in GNU grep as possible applied at the network layer
niktoNikto is a tool for finding default web files and examining web server and CGI security
nload – Nload is a console application that monitors network traffic and bandwidth usage in real time
nmapnmap is a network exploration tool and security scanner
nmhNmh is a mail handling system
noseNose is a Python unittest extension offering automatic test suite discovery and easy test authoring
npth – GNU nPth The New GNU Portable Threads
ntop – Ntop is a network traffic probe that shows the network usage
ntpThe Network Time Protocol (NTP) is used to synchronize the time of a computer client or server to another server or reference time source
nzbget – NZBget is a binary news grabber
ocamlObjective Caml is the main implementation of the Caml language
octaveGNU Octave is a high-level language for numerical computations
olvwmOlvwm (OPEN LOOK virtual window manager) is an ICCCM compliant window manager supplied for use with the XView toolkit
opOp is used to grant access to certain root operations
openldapOpenLDAP is an open source implementation of the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol
openslp – OpenSLP is an implementation of the Service Location Protocol
opensshOpenssh is an open source version of the SSH secure shell system
opensslOpenssl is an open source toolkit implementing the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL v2/v3) and Transport Layer Security (TLS v1) protocols as well as a full-strength general purpose cryptography library
opensslOpenssl is an open source toolkit implementing the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL v2/v3) and Transport Layer Security (TLS v1) protocols as well as a full-strength general purpose cryptography library
optik – Optik is a command-line parsing library for Python
orbit2 – Orbit2 is a CORBA 2.4 compliand Object Request Broker and is used in the Gnome project
p7zip – P7zip is a port of 7z and 7za file archiver programs
pangoPango provides a framework and libraries for the layout and rendering of internationalized text
paps – Paps reads a UTF-8 encoded file and generates a Postscript language rendering of the file
parallelGNU Parallel is a shell tool for executing jobs in parallel using one or more machines
paramikoParamiko is a module for python 2.2+ that implements the SSH2 protocol for secure (encrypted and authenticated) connections to remote machines
patchThe gnu version of the patch utility
patchutilsPatchutils is a small collection of programs that operate on patch files
patool – Patool is a command line archive file manager
pbzip2Pbzip2 is a parallel implementation of the bzip2 compression program
pcaPCA Patch Check Advanced is a perl script that generates a list of installed and missing patches for Solaris systems and optionally downloads patches
pcnfsdPcnfsd (PC)NFS authentication and print request server
pconsolePconsole is a administrative tool for working with clusters of machines
pcreThe PCRE library is a set of functions that implement regular expression pattern matching using the same syntax and semantics as Perl 5
pdftkPdftk is a tool for manipulating pdf documents in a variety of ways
pdlzip – Pdlzip is a lossless data compressor based on the LZMA algorithm with very safe integrity checking and a user interface similar to the one of gzip or bzip2
pdshPdsh is a multithreaded remote shell client which executes commands on multiple remote hosts in parallel
pem – GNU Pem is a tool to help you keep track of your personal income and expenses
penPen is a load balancer for simple tcp protocols such as http and sntp
perlThe Perl Language System
phpThe PHP scripting language
pidentd – Pidentd this daemon implements the ident protocol as specified in RFC1413
pidgin – Pidgin is a multi-protocol instant messaging client
pigzPigz which stands for Parallel Implementation of GZip is a fully functional replacement for gzip that exploits multiple processors and multiple cores when compressing data
pinePine a Program for Internet News and Email is a tool for reading sending and managing electronic messages
pine_sslPine a Program for Internet News and Email is a tool for reading sending and managing electronic messages – With SSL support
pinfoPinfo is a ncurses based lynx style info documentation browser
pingtunnelPtunnel is an application that allows you to reliably tunnel TCP connections to a remote host using ICMP echo request and reply packets commonly known as ping requests and replies
pipebenchPipebench is used to measure the speed of stdin/stdout communication
pixman – Pixman is a library that provides low-level pixel manipulation features
pkgconfigpkg-config is a system for managing library compile/link flags that works with automake and autoconf
plotutilsThe GNU plotutils package
plzipPlzip is a massively parallel (multi-threaded) lossless data compressor based on the LZMA algorithm with very safe integrity checking and a user interface similar to the one of gzip or bzip2.
pmacct – Pmacct is a small set of passive network monitoring tools
pngcrushPngcrush is an optimizer for png files
poppler – Poppler is a PDF rendering library based on xpdf
poptThe popt library is for parsing command line options
postfix – The Postfix mail system
postgresqlThe postgresql database server
povrayPersistence of Vision Raytracer system for three dimensional graphics
prll – A utility for parallelizing the execution of shell functions.
prngdPRNGD is a Pseudo Random Number Generator Daemon
procmailThe procmail and formail mail processing package can be used to create mail-servers mailing lists sort your incoming mail into separate folders/files preprocess your mail start any programs upon mail arrival or selectively forward certain incoming mail automatically to someone
proftpdProftpd is a highly configurable ftp server
projProj.4 is a cartographic and datum shifting library
prwdPrwd prints the absolute pathname of the current working directory to the standard output
psshPssh provides parallel versions of OpenSSH and related tools
pstotextPstotext is used to extract text from PostScript
pstreePstree is a utility that shows running processes in tree form
psutils – PSUtils is a collection of useful utilities for manipulating PostScript documents
pth – GNU Pth The GNU Portable Threads
ptunnelPtunnel (PingTunnel) is an application that allows a user to reliably tunnel TCP connections to a remote host using ICMP echo request and reply packets
putty – PuTTY is an implementation of Telnet and SSH with an xterm terminal emulator
pvPv the pipe viewer is a terminal-based tool for monitoring the progress of data through a pipeline
pvm – PVM (Parallel Virtual Machine) is a portable message-passing programming system
pwgenPwgen is a small password generator which creates passwords that are easy to memorize
pycairo – Pycairo is a set of Python bindings for cairo
pycryptoPycrypto is a collection of cryptographic algorithms and protocols for Python
pydfPydf displays the amount of used and available space on your filesystem like df but in colors
pygmentsPygments is a generic syntax highlighter to prettify source code
pygobject – The python bindings for gobject (used with pygtk)
pygtk – PyGTK provides a way to interface python with the GTK+ libraries
pylintPylint is a lint-like tool for Python code
pysqlite – Pysqlite is a Python DB-API 2.0 interface for SQLite
pythonThe python language system
pythonldapPython-ldap provides an object-oriented API to access LDAP directory servers from Python programs
qdbmQDBM (Quick Database Manager) is a library of routines for managing a database
qmailThe qmail mail system
qpopperQualcomm version of popper the POP3 email server
qpopper_sslQualcomm version of popper the POP3 email server – With SSL support
qtThis is a packaging of Qt/X11 application development environment from Trolltech.
quotatool – Quotatool is a utility to set filesystem quotas from the command line
R – R is an environment for statistical computing and graphics
radiusRadius Remote Authentication Dial In User Service daemon
rapidsvn – Rapidsvn is a GUI front end to subversion
rcsrcs is the Revision Control System
rdesktopRdesktop is a client for Windows terminal servers
rdiffbackupRdiff-backup is used to backup up or mirror files and directories. It provides an alternative to rsync
rdupRdup provides a list of files to backup and the mechanisms to process them
re2cRe2c is a tool for writing flexible lexical scanners
readlinereadline lets users edit command lines as they are typed in
recodeRecode recognizes or produces approximately 150 character sets and can convert almost any character set to almost any other
recutils – GNU recutils is a set of libraries and utilities supporting the Rec format: a human-readable text-based format to store small to medium sized databases
renameutilsThe renameutils are a set of programs designed to make renaming files easier and faster
renderThis package contains header files and documentation for the X render extension
renderprotoThe renderproto package provides some files needed in the build of GTK+ related packages
replaceReplace is a substitute for the sed command.
rlwrapRlwrap is a readline wrapper that uses the GNU readline library to allow the editing of keyboard input for any other command
rpm – RPM Package Manager (RPM) is a powerful command line driven package management system capable of installing uninstalling verifying querying and updating software packages
rrdtoolRRD is system to store and display time-series data network bandwidth server load average etc.
rsshRssh is a restricted shell fo use with openssh allowing only scp and/or sftp. Support for rdist rsync and cvs are also available if you install them
rsyncRsync is a replacement for rcp that has many more features
rsyslog – Rsyslog is an enhanced multi-threaded syslogd
rtext – Rtext is a programmer’s text editor
rubyRuby is the interpreted scripting language for quick and easy object-oriented programming
rushGNU Rush is a restricted user shell
rxvtRxvt is a modified version of the X terminal emulator xvt
sambaThe Samba software suite is a collection of programs that implements the SMB protocol for unix systems allowing you to serve files and printers to Windows NT OS/2 and DOS clients Kerberos SSL and AIO support are added.
saslThis is the Cyrus SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) API implementation. It can be used on the client or server side to provide authentication and authorization services
sbcl – The Steel Bank Common Lisp system
scSc is a curses-based spreadsheet program that uses key bindings similar to vi and less
scansshThe scanssh protocol scanner scans a list of addresses and networks for running SSH protocol servers and their version numbers
schurSchur is a program for interactively calculating properties of Lie groups and symmetric functions
scotty – Scotty is the name of a software package which allows to implement site specific network management software using high-level string-based APIs
screenScreen provides an ANSI/vt100 terminal emulator which can multiplex up to 10 pseudo-terminals
scrub – Scrub writes patterns on special files or regular files to make retrieving the data more difficult
sdl – The Simple Directmedia Layer libraries
sdlmixer – The SDL simple multi-channel audio mixer headers and libraries
seccheck – Security checker for Solaris 10
sedThe GNU version of the sed utility
sendmailThe sendmail mail program
serf – The serf library is a C-based HTTP client library built upon the Apache Portable Runtime (APR) library.
setuptoolsThe python setuptools package
sgrepStructured grep (sgrep) is a tool for searching and indexing text
sharitylightSharity-light is a client for the Lanmanger protocol
sharutilsGNU shar makes so-called shell archives out of many files preparing them for transmission by electronic mail services
shmuxShmux is a program for executing the same command on many hosts in parallel
shushShush runs a command and optionally reports its output by email
shutilsSh-utils contains the GNU shell utilities
siege – Siege is an http load testing and benchmarking utility
slangSlang contains the S-Lang Language libraries
slrn – Slrn is a Usenet client that supports both the Network News Transfer Protocol (NNTP) and a news spool on the local filesystem
smakeSmake is Joerg Schilling’s version of make
smpeg – Smpeg is an mpeg decoding library
snarfSnarf is a command line resource grabber. It can transfer files through the http gopher finger and ftp protocols without user interaction
snortSnort is a lightweight network intrusion detection system
snownewsSnownews is a text mode RSS newsreader
socatSocat is a relay for bidirectional data transfer between two independent data channels
speexSpeex is an audio compression format designed for speech
spell – GNU Spell is a clone of standard Unix spell implemented as a wrapper to ispell
spfmilter – Sendmail includes a facility for plugging in custom mail filters called milters.
splintSplint is a tool for statically checking C programs for security vulnerabilities and coding mistakes
sqliteSQLite is an embeddable SQL database engine
squidThe Squid Web Proxy Cache
srmsrm, a secure replacement for rm.
ssldumpSsldump is an SSLv3/TLS network protocol analyzer.
starStar is Joerg Schilling’s version of tar
stressStress is a workload generator for POSIX systems
stunnelThe stunnel program is designed to work as an SSL encryption wrapper between remote client and local (inetd-startable) or remote servers.
subversionSubversion is an alternative to the CVS version control system
sudoSudo (superuser do) allows a system administrator to give certain users (or groups of users) the ability to run some (or all) commands as root while logging all commands and arguments.
sudosh3Sudosh is a filter and can be used as a login shell
sudo_ldapSudo (superuser do) allows a system administrator to give certain users (or groups of users) the ability to run some (or all) commands as root while logging all commands and arguments – With LDAP Support
sunclockSunclock shows a map of the world with sunlight and darkness areas
surfrawSurfraw provides a fast unix command line interface to a variety of popular WWW search engines
swetSwet is a sustained workload and efficiency test
swigSWIG is a software development tool that connects programs written in C and C++ with a variety of high-level programming languages. SWIG is used with different types of languages including common scripting languages such as Perl PHP Python Tcl Ruby and PHP
switzerland – The switzerland network testing tool
synergySynergy lets you share a single mouse and keyboard between multiple computers with different operating systems each with its own display without special hardware.
syslogngSyslog-ng is a syslogd replacement but with new functionality
sys_diagSys_diag is a Solaris utility (ksh script) from Todd Jobson at Sun that can perform several functions among them system configuration snapshot and reporting (detailed or high-level) plus workload characterization/profiling via performance data gathering (over some specified duration or time in point snapshot) high-level analysis and reporting of findings/exceptions (based upon perf thresholds that can be easily changed within the script header)
t1libT1lib is a library written in C which implements functions for generating bitmaps from Adobe Type 1 fonts
tarThis is the GNU version of tar the archive creator
tardyTardy is a tar post-processor
tclTcl the tool command language –
tclX – tclX is extended Tcl a freely redistributable set of extensions to the Tool command language (Tcl)
tcpdrop – Tcpdrop is a tool to drop tcp sessions
tcpdumptcpdump is a tool for network monitoring and data acquisition
tcpflowTcpflow is a program that captures data transmitted as part of TCP connections (flows) and stores it in a way that is convenient for protocol analysis or debugging
tcpreplay – Tcpreplay is a tool to replay saved tcpdump files at arbitrary speeds
tcpsliceTcpslice is a tool for extracting portions of packet trace files generated using tcpdump
tcpstat – Tcpstat reports certain network interface statistics
tcptraceroutetcptraceroute is a traceroute implementation using TCP packets
tcputils – Tcputils a collection of programs to facilitate TCP programming in shell-scripts
tcp_wrappersThe tcp_wrappers package allows you to monitor and filter incoming requests for the SYSTAT FINGER FTP TELNET RLOGIN RSH EXEC TFTP TALK and other network services. It provides tiny daemon wrapper programs
tcp_wrappers_IPV6 – The tcp_wrappers package allows you to monitor and filter incoming requests for the SYSTAT FINGER FTP TELNET RLOGIN RSH EXEC TFTP TALK and other network services. It provides tiny daemon wrapper programs. This is the IPV6 version
tcshtcsh is a version of the Berkeley C-Shell with additional functionality
tdlibA library used by the ded package and other related tools
tduTdu is a text-terminal program that displays disk space utilization in an interactive full-screen folding outline
tedTed is a light weight command line text editor designed for scripting
termcapThe GNU termcap library is a library of C functions that enable programs to send control strings to terminals in a way independent of the terminal type
tetexteTeX is a complete TeX distribution based on the web2c distribution
texi2html – Texi2html is texi to html file conversion utility
texinfoThe texinfo documentation system
textutilsThe GNU textutils package includes GNU versions of the programs cat cksum comm csplit cut expand fmt fold head join md5sum nl od paste ptx pr sort split sum tac tail tr tsort unexpand uniq wc. The textutils programs are now included in the coreutils package.
tftphpaTftp-hpa is an enchanced version of the BSD TFTP client and server
thttpdthttpd is a simple small portable fast and secure HTTP server
Thunderbird – Mozilla’s Email Client – See our Mozilla download page.
tidyHTML Tidy is used to clean up web pages
tiff – libtiff provides support for the Tag Image File Format (TIFF)
tin – Tin is a Usenet newsreader
tkTk the X11 toolkit written in Tcl
tk800 – Tk800 is Perl/Tk a graphical user interface toolKit
tkdiffTkdiff is a graphical front end to the diff program
tkinfoTkinfo is a browser for info files
tmux – The tmux terminal multiplexer
tnefTnef provides a way to unpack Microsoft MS-TNEF MIME attachments
topTop process analysis utility.
tracerouteThe traceroute utility
transfig – TransFig is a set of tools for creating TeX documents with graphics which are portable
treTRE is a posix compliant regexp matching library
treeTree is a utility to display a tree view of directories
trickle – Trickle is a userspace bandwidth shaper
ttywatcher – TTYWatcher is a host security monitor with active countermeasures
txt2manTxt2man converts flat ASCII text to man page format.
ucspitcp – Ucsp-tcp contains among other items the tcpserver and tcpclient programs which are easy-to-use command-line tools for building TCP client-server applications
unclutterUnclutter hides the cursor in X windows when you don’t need it.
uncrustifyUncrustify is a source code beautifier for C C++ and other languages
unison_textThe unison file synchronizer
unitsGNU `units’ converts between different systems of units.
unrarunRAR is a utility to extract view and test RAR archives
unrtfUnRTF is a command-line program which converts documents in Rich Text Format (.rtf) to HTML LaTeX troff macros. and RTF itself
unwindows – Unwindows contains the programs change_sounds coloreyes dynamag and win_sounds
unzipUnzip decompression utility
uperfuperf is a network performance tool that supports modelling and replay of various networking patterns
uriparserUriparser is a strictly RFC 3986 compliant URI parsing library
utf8procUtf8proc is a library for processing UTF-8 encoded Unicode strings. This package includes the C libraries only
utf8procUtf8proc is a library for processing UTF-8 encoded Unicode strings. This package includes the C libraries only
uucpThis is the Taylor implementation of uucp
uudeview – UUDeview is a smart decoder and an encoder for Base64 (MIME) uuencoded xxencoded and Binhex files
vdtVdt (Visual Disk Test) is disk/file/device i/o test program with visual feedback/follow-up
viceThe VICE emulator for certain old 8-bit computers. These include the C64 C128 VIC20 some PET models the PLUS4 and the CBM-II
vifmVifm is an ncurses based file manager with vi like keybindings
vileVile, the VI like Emacs editor
vimVim is an improved version of the editor vi
visprintVisprint is a visual file fingerprint generator
vmsbackup – This progam reads a VMS backuptape
vnc – VNC stands for Virtual Network Computing. It is in essence a remote display system which allows you to view a computing desktop environment not only on the machine where it is running but from anywhere on the Internet and from a wide variety of machine architectures
vsftpd – The vsftpd ftp server
watchWatch runs a command repeatedly displaying its output in the first screenful. This allows you to watch the program output change over time
wcdWcd is a command line program to change directories quickly
wdiffWdiff is a front end to diff for comparing files on a word per word basis
webalizer – Webalizer is a web server log file analysis tool
weblint – Weblint is a syntax and minimal style checker for HTML
wgetGNU Wget is a freely available network utility to retrieve files from the World Wide Web using HTTP and FTP
whichWhich shows the path to a command
winefish – The winefish LaTeX editor
wireshark – Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) is a network protocol analyzer
workmanWorkman utility for playing audio CD’s
wputWput is a command-line ftp-client similar to wget but uploads files or directories to remote ftp servers
wuftpdWu-ftpd is a replacement ftp daemon for Unix systems
wxgtk – wxGTK is a version of wxWidgets for creating applications for GTK+
x11vncx11vnc is a vnc server for X displays. It allows remote viewing and interaction with real X displays via keyboard and mouse
x3270x3270 is an IBM 3270 terminal emulator for the X Window System
xanim – XAnim(pronounced: eks-‘an-im) is a program for playing a wide variety of animation audio and video formats on unix X11 machine
xaw3dXaw3D is a set of 3-D widgets based on the R6.1/R6.3/R6.4 Athena Widget set
xbillThe xbill game
xbindkeysThis program grabs keys in X and starts the corresponding shell command
xboardXboard is the game board program used by gnuchess
xchat – Xchat an X windows chat tool
xchm – Xchm is a GUI front-end to chmlib
xcoral – Xcoral is a multiwindow mouse-based text editor
xcpustateXcpustate is a snapshot performance monitor
xdeltaXdelta is program designed to compute changes between binary files. These changes (deltas) are similar to the output of the
xdf – Xdf is a modified version of the df command
xdir – LLNL xdir is an ftp client and provides a graphical user interface for drag-and-drop file transfer
xearthXearth sets the X root window to an image of the Earth as seen from your favorite vantage point in space
xemacs – XEmacs is a highly customizable open source text editor and application development system
xfigThe xfig drawing tool
xftXft is a library that connects X applications with the FreeType font rasterization library
xftp – LLNL xftp is an ftp client and enables you to graphically transfer files and perform various directory manipulation commands both locally and remotely
xineramaproto – The xineramaproto headers for xorg. Used in the building of GTK+
xinetd – xinetd is a secure replacement for inetd
xjobsXjobs reads job descriptions line by line and executes them in parallel
xkeycapsXkeycaps is a graphical front-end to xmodmap
xliXli is a graphicsl image viewer
xmemoryThe xmemory multiplayer memory game
xmessage – Xmessage is a program that displays a window containing a message from the command line a fil or standard inpu
xmlparserThis is a build of the XML::Parser Perl module for parsing XML documents
xmlstarlet – XMLstarlet is a command line XML toolkit
xmltoXmlto is a simple shell script for converting XML files to various formats.
xmms – XMMS is a multimedia player based on the look of WinAmp
xorriso – Xorriso is a program which copies file objects from POSIX compliant filesystems into Rock Ridge enhanced ISO 9660 filesystems and allows session-wise manipulation of such filesystems.
xosviewXosview displays many system related stats such as cpu usage, memory usage, swap usage, network usage, interrupt activity, serial activity, and load average inside of an X Window.
xpat2 – Xpat2 contains various solitaire games for X windows
xpdf – Xpdf is a viewer for Portable Document Format (PDF) files
xpmThe xpm graphics libraries
xrenderXrender is an X rendering client library
xroach“The xroach “”game”” that puts crawling cockroaches in your root window”
xtailXtail watches the growth of files.
xtermThe xterm terminal emulation window
xtermcontrolXtermcontrol enables dynamic control of xterm properties
xv – The XV image viewer
xxgdbThe xxgdb front end to the gdb debugger
xzThe xz utils provide general purpose data compression programs with high compression ratio
yarbuYarbu (Yet Another Rsync Backup Utility) is an automatic backup utility
yasmThe YASM modular assembler (x86 only)
yaz – YAZ is a programmer’s toolkit for the development of Z39.50/SRW/SRU clients and servers
zebraGNU Zebra manages TCP/IP based routing protocols
zileGNU Zile is a lightweight Emacs clone
zipZip compression utility
zlibzlib compression libraries
zooThe zoo archiver
zshThe zsh shell program
zutilsZutils is a collection of utilities for dealing with any combination of compressed and non-compressed files transparently. The supported compressors are bzip2 gzip lzip and xz. Some of these functions were moved from the lzip package