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Windows applications included in Ubuntu 6.06

Some Windows versions of some of the programs included in Ubuntu.
Here are the list as below,
Mozilla Firefox: A secure and fast web browser
Mozilla Thunderbird: A full-featured email client – Reclaim your inbox!
Abiword: A lightweight word processor
Gaim: A multi-protocol instant messaging client
Gimp: An advanced image editing application
Gaim and Gimp require GTK+.

GTK+ is a multi-platform toolkit for creating graphical user interfaces. Offering a complete set of widgets, GTK+ is suitable for projects ranging from small one-off projects to complete application suites.

They are all freewares in collaboration with the OpenCD project.
If you click the OpenCD project, you will find more programs can be run on Windows free.

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Rainlendar – simply calendar on desktop

Rainlendar is a customizable calendar that displays the current month. It is a very lightweight application that doesn’t use much system resources or take much space on your desktop.
I saw this one from my co-worker’s desktop. I feel it is cool. I trust simply is beautifull.
It has three parts, one calendar, one to-do list, and one event list.
Now forty languages it supported and over two hundred skins provided, all free.
This desktop calendar software is for personal use. You can also use it in a small lan with Rainlendar server.
Here is the note from readme:
This is the server part of the Rainlendar calendar. You only need this if you are going to use the network distribution of the events. Note that the server is meant only for single user usage. The main purpose of it is to synchronize the events between two computers.

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Avast! 4 Home Edition Vs AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic

Let’s go through these two free anti-virus program on windows 2000 pro.
Avast! 4 Home Edition and AntiVir Personal Edition Classic v7 are freewares and only used for personal pc, not for commercial use.
Avast! 4 Home Edition:
avast! 4 Home Edition can only be used by home users that do NOT use their computer for profit.
Only has windows version. Here is a Linux version, avast! Linux Home Edition.
24 languages available.
The download pack is about 10.50MB in English.
It is a complete antivirus solution, fully able to find computer viruses, to create and check the integrity of programs installed, to test executed programs and opened documents, to test and check email and other functions. Scanning is also available in the shell extension and screen server.
AntiVir Personal Edition Classic
Both Windows and Linux version.
Version 7 now. For Windows 2000/XP, the download pack is about 10.32MB

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