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Abs
Learn how to program shell scripts using bash, the command interpreter from the GNU project. Start from the basics and become and advanced programmer.

Aetherspace Heckert gnu.small.png
'Aetherspace' is a project to produce multiplayer game that blends several different game genres. It is being developed by gamers as a way to learn programming. These games are currently under development and, while fun to look at, are not considered playable yet.

Anki
Anki is a flashcard program which makes remembering things easy. Because it is a lot more efficient than traditional study methods, you can either greatly decrease your time spent studying, or greatly increase the amount you learn.

Anyone who needs to remember things in their daily life can benefit from Anki. Since it is content-agnostic and supports images, audio, videos and scientific markup (via LaTeX), the possibilities are endless. For example:

- learning a language
- studying for medical and law exams
- memorizing people's names and faces
- brushing up on geography
- mastering long poems
- even practicing guitar chords!

Avaneya: Viking Lander Remastered DVD
Whether you are a fan of science fiction, a space–science enthusiast, hobbyist, photographer, gamer or a patron of grass–roots libre arts and technology, you are sure to find the first successful images from the surface of Mars highly captivating. These mind blowing images were taken by NASA's Viking landers during the highly ambitious, billion–dollar mission first launched in 1975. However, many images were nearly lost to history due to magnetic tape deterioration and archaic proprietary technology.

With NASA's blessing, our team developed the technology to recover many of these images. This research tool was part of the design phase of our parent project, Avaneya — our upcoming libre cerebral science fiction game for the GNU operating system set on Mars, described in the words of Richard Stallman as an exciting, pioneering project.

Originally an internal research tool, overwhelming public interest compelled us to release the technology on this DVD for all. Now everyone can relive the original breathtaking experience that captured the world's attention and marked the first successful moment in history that humanity saw Mars — not as a distant, impersonal, celestial body, beheld through a telescope for centuries, but as a tangible and alien world well within its reach.

Bibfilex
Bibfilex may create and manage files which are catalogs of many items – also thousands of them. A file of Bibfilex is a database of SQLite (www.sqlite.org), a popular software whose data can be easily read and exported through different tools available on the Internet. In a Bibfilex file data are not stored according to Biblatex format, so it cannot be used as a bibliographic file in a Latex document. Anyway, Biblatex may export with a one-click functionality all or part of its content in Biblatex format file; this can be read directly with JabRef or used in a Latex document. At the same time, Bibfilex may import directly a JabRef database. The main features of the software are: store the items according to each one of the entry types described in the Biblatex manual (book, article, etc.); import the content of a file in Biblatex format (like a JabRef database); export data in a Biblatex file (like a JabRef database); locate an item just typing its author name, title, etc.; filter the items selecting a keyword in a list; filter the items by the BibTex keys contained within a \cite{} or similar command in a Latex document; filter the items according to three different conditions, or modify manually the SQL statement of the filter to make it more suitable or complex; replace the citation commands (\cite, etc.) and \printbibliography command in a Latex document with extended citations and bibliography, which are composed according to a user defined pattern; associate various attachments (files of every kind) to each item; the attachments are zipped and stored in a directory with the same name and path of the Bibfilex file in use, and automatically managed by the software; the number of attachments is limited only by the available disk space; activate autocompletion of data in each field with “Ctrl + Space”; create automatically unique BibTex keys according to a pattern defined by the user; specify the fields (columns) shown in the grid view of the data. Bibfilex has also the possibility to compose the citation of an item according to a user defined pattern and copy it in the clipboard in Latex or HTML format; in the last case, the citation may be pasted in a word processor like LibreOffice Writer mantaining font formatting (italic, small caps, etc.). This makes Bibfilex useful also for those who do not use Latex, but a word processor instead.

Big Daddy's Math Drills
Big Daddy's Math Drills is a cross platform set of simple text based drills in basic addition, subtraction, multiplication and division tables featuring programmed instruction, adaptive learning, and user profiles.

Bingo-cards
'bingo-cards' lets you create number, word/letter, and picture bingo cards. They can be used for entertainment in the car, in a classroom (for example, to teach the element symbols for the Periodic Table), or just with your kids. You can also create cards with little pictures of everyday objects, then call the names out in Spanish, French, Italian, or German (or whatever you fancy).

Blockly
Blockly is a web-based, graphical programming editor. Users can drag blocks together to build an application. No typing required.

C Programming
C is the most commonly used programming language for writing operating systems. Unix was the first operating system written in C. Later Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, and GNU/Linux were all written in C. Not only is C the language of operating systems, it is the precursor and inspiration for almost all of the most popular high-level languages available today. In fact, Perl, PHP, and Python are all written in C.

Cce-interact
Interact is an online learning and collaboration platform designed with the intention of making it easy for students and lecturers to interact online. It focuses on constructivist and Vygotskian views of teaching and learning. The system has been in use at the Christchurch College of Education (New Zealand) for approx 18 months now, supporting approx 1000 sites and 3500 students. Interact lets content be shared between course sites, so a lecturer can have the same content in many course, but only needs to update it in one place. Students and Lecturers can access all new course material and forum postings from one central place (no need to check every forum for new posts). Students can be given control of 'group' areas to add and manage their own material. Additionally, the system is flexible enough to be used as a full intranet/portal and not just for online course management

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