[Linux-aus] technology alphabet
jdub at bethesignal.org
Tue Jul 22 13:39:20 EST 2008
<quote who="Donna Benjamin">
> A - Audacity, Abiword, Asterisk
Nice list! I was about to procrastinate on the same thing. ;-)
Some tactical additions... and given we're talking about letters, some anal
retentiveness crept in. Do not use "anal" and "crept" in the same sentence.
It's funny how much valueable education and mind-expansion you can fit into
a gimmicky list such as this! Good call, Brenda.
> B - Blender, BSD, Bazaar
> C - Celestia, childsplay
> D - Dia, Dasher
> E - Eclipse
> F - Firefox, Fedora, F-spot, Freemind
> G - Gnome, Gnumeric, Gcompris
GIMP under G (everyone loves it, runs on Windows/OSX too), and I'm not sure
what that Gnome project is all about, but GNOME should definitely be on the
> H - Hydrogen, hanzim
> I - Inkscape, Ingres
> J - Java, Jboss, Jahshaka
Jokosher for awesome audio love?
> K - KDE, Koffice, Koha
> L - Linux
> M - Moodle, Mozilla, MySQL,
> N - Nvu, nagios, nautilus, nethack
Nautilus is the invisible hand behind the file manager, probably not a high
enough profile as a FOSS brand (intentionally so).
> O - OpenOffice
> P - Python, Perl, PHP, Postgres
> Q - QT, qcad, quanta,
Definitely "Qt" (it's "cute" rather than "Q.T.", for wine and cheese tasting
> R - Ruby, Red Hat
How about "R" for amusement (and general quality awesomeness) value?
> S - Scribus, SugarCRM, Suse
> T - Thunderbird
> U - Ubuntu
> V - VLC,vim,
> W - Wine, Weka, Wengophone, Wesnoth
> X - X-windows,xplanet
"The X Window System" or just "X". :-) I like these one letter names...
> Y - yacas, yum, ytalk
> Z - Zope, Zend
Maybe we should wikify this? Does LA have an active community wiki?
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