List of GNU packages

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This is a list of the software packages developed for or maintained by the Free Software Foundation for GNU, a free UNIX-compatible operating system whose development started in 1984. Many of these software packages are today included as part of typical GNU/Linux distributions.

Contents

Base system

  1. GNU Bash - the GNU UNIX compatible shell
  2. GNU coreutils - combining three earlier packages:
  3. GNU cpio - archiving program
  4. GNU diffutils - contains utilies to compare files
  5. GNU findutils - contains search utilities
  6. GNU finger - user information
  7. GNU fontutils - font management utilites
  8. GNU tar - tape archiving program (tar)
  9. GNU grep - search for strings in files
  10. GNU troff - document processing system (groff)
  11. GNU zip - compression program (gzip)
  12. GNU inetutils - contains UNIX compatible commands: ftp, telnet, rsh, rlogin, tftp
  13. GNU readline - library useful for reading command lines
  14. GNU screen - a terminal multiplexer
  15. GNU texinfo - documentation system for producing online and printed manuals
  16. GNU time - program for setting the computer clock
  17. GNU GRUB - GRand Unified Bootloader
  18. GNU Hurd - a microkernel-based set of servers that perform the same function as a UNIX kernel

Development

  1. GNU build system - contains Autoconf, Autogen, and Automake
  2. GNU Binutils - contains the GNU assembler (as) and the GNU linker (ld)
  3. GNU make - the Make program for GNU
  4. GNU Compiler Collection - optimizing compiler for many programming languages, including C, C++, Fortran, Ada, and Java.
  5. GNU Debugger - an advanced debugger (gdb)
  6. GNU libc - POSIX compliant C library for GNU/Hurd and GNU/Linux
  7. GNU pth - software threads for UNIX compatible OSes
  8. GNU libtool - Shared library support
  9. GNU m4 - Macro processor
  10. GNU Gettext - internationalization library
  11. DotGNU - replacement for Microsoft .NET
  12. GNU Classpath - libraries for Java
  13. GNU bison - parser generator intended to replace yacc
  14. Guile - embeddable Scheme interpreter
  15. BFD - object file library
  16. GNU MDK - a development kit for programming in MIX
  17. GNU indent - a program to indent C and C++ source code.
  18. GNU FriBidi - a library that implements Unicode's Bidirectional Algorithm

Graphical Desktop

  1. GIMP - the GNU Image Manipulation Program is a bitmap image editor that rivals Photoshop
  2. GTK+ - the GIMP ToolKit, contains the GTK, GDK, and glib set of libraries (used by the GIMP and GNOME)
  3. GNOME - the GNU Network Object Model Environment, the official GNU Desktop
  4. GNUstep - implementation of the OpenStep libraries and development tools for graphical applications
  5. GNUplot - plotting application

Applications and utilities

  1. GNU Alexandria - package of the GNU system that makes use of GNU Bayonne to provide a means to deliver access to electronic content and services for the blind over the public telephone network from a GNU/Linux server
  2. GNU Anubis - outgoing mail processor that sits between the MUA (Mail User Agent) and the MTA (Mail Transport Agent)
  3. GNU Aspell - spell checker designed to eventually replace Ispell
  4. GNU Accounting Utils - set of utilities providing stats on users and processes for GNU/Linux (last, ac, accton, lastcomm, sa, dump-utmp, dump-acct)
  5. GNU bayonne - Multi-line telephony services
  6. GNU Emacs - the Emacs editor of the GNU operating system
  7. GNU Parted - Partitionning program
  8. GNU Privacy Guard - PGP encryption replacement
  9. GNU wget - advanced file retrieval from networks and the Internet
  10. GNUnet - decentralized, peer-to-peer communication network designed to be resistant to censorship
  11. GNU Robots - small but addictive game for computer programmers
  12. GnuTLS - TLS replacement protocol

Scientific software

  1. GNU Octave - a program for numerical computations similar to MATLAB
  2. GSL - the GNU Scientific Library
  3. GMP - arbitrary precision numerical calculation programming library
  4. Maxima - a computer algebra system
  5. GDL - GNU data language, compatible with IDL™

Other

  1. GNU Miscfiles - several data files including standard airport, country, and language codes

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