Sourcetrunk (Episode 001) : openOffice

In this episode we will discuss Openoffice, AFD, Delineate and Electric Sheep. All open source software, ready for you to use on your Linux, BSD, MacOSX, Microsoft Windows machine. Pick your poison 😉

I. office applications : OpenOffice is a multiplatform and multilingual office suite and an open-source project. Compatible with all other major office suites, the product is free to download, use, and distribute.

II. server applications : AFD The Automatic File Distributor provides a framework for very flexible, non-stop, log and debug-able delivery of an arbitrary amount of files to multiple recipients

III. multimedia applications : Delineate Delineate is a tool for converting raster images to SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) using AutoTrace or potrace.

IV. the odd one out : Electric Sheep Electric Sheep is a free, open source screen saver run by thousands of people all over the world. It can be installed on any ordinary PC or Mac. When these computers “sleep”, the screen saver comes on and the computers communicate with each other by the internet to share the work of creating morphing abstract animations known as “sheep” music from Czeduce on theme from Brand New Sin on beer on this episode : Duvel

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