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Free&Alter Software Distribution

The Free&Alter Software Distribution offers a Free Software distribution downloadable for Solaris, HPUX, and IRIX. It contains 100 of the most popular Free Software applications used in research centers, like the GNU utilities, XEmacs, DDD, the GIMP, and Scilab. Unlike other distributions, it can be installed in the directory of your choice. The installation takes place in an intuitive GUI, and environment variables are easily managed by TkChoice.

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Recent releases

  •  16 Jul 2002 14:52

    Release Notes: ISO images are now available on the FTP site.

    •  17 May 2002 14:36

      No changes have been submitted for this release.

      Recent comments

      02 Jun 2002 00:48 rfabbri

      Very Nice Idea
      The idea of Free&Alter is very good. We have an Octane
      runing IRIX, and people at the lab keep trying to tweak the
      system into a cumbersome GNU/Linux system. We really
      lack being able to do a complete, fast, and easy free
      software installation. Another promissing feature is the
      focus on scientific applications, the ones that everyone
      having a workstation works with.
      Let's see if this is the long-awaited solution...


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