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SkinnyDebbie

skinny (mithat)

Summary: SkinnyDebbie is an installation scheme that makes it easy to set up a light-and-lean Debian-based Linux system. It should be especially useful for computer systems that are not powerful enough to run Gnome, KDE, or Xfce based systems.

All files are released under the GPL license.

Detailed description: SkinnyDebbie is a "distribution flavorizer" that sits on top of a minimal Debian Network Install. Its main task is to install and integrate the following windowing and desktop components into an efficient desktop environment:

* IceWM: a lightweight yet full-featured window manager * ROX-Filer: a fast and light file and desktop manager * Dropline Nuovo!: an icon set that is more inviting than the default Gnome icons * XDM: the classic display manager that is more resource-friendly than GDM or KDM

SkinnyDebbie also installs a handful of utilities and other applications that you will need to have a reasonably smooth GUI system, and it does as much configuration as it can for you. It installs a few custom scripts that simplify some basic system management stuff, and it configures some theme stuff so the whole experience is almost attractive.

It doesn't install a boatload of applications the way full-fat distributions do—mostly because if you are interested in running a light-and-lean setup you are probably challenged for storage space. Thus, I figured it was best to leave the decisions regarding what application software you need up to the user.

However, it does install Debian's branded version of Firefox and Thunderbird (called Iceweasel and Icedove respectively) because not having a Web browser and (arguably) email is almost insane. It also installs some media applications to help you get started with music and video playback in Linux.

Philosphy: We are calling SkinnyDebbie a "distribution flavorizer". It is not a Linux distribution; rather, it is a set of scripts that when run will configure a standard Linux distribution (a Debian Network Install in this case) to match a given target "flavor", using as much as possible the packages that are already part of and maintained by that distribution.

Why build SkinnyDebbie as a "flavorizer" instead of making an independent distribution ? Simple. A "flavorizer" approach lets light-and-lean users directly benefit from the security updates and other improvements/upgrades of a major distribution. A SkinnyDebbie user gets a light-and-lean system that is easy to install and 100% (ok ... 98%) pure Debian, which means the user can participate in and benefit from Debian's excellent community support and other resources. (Or, if I were trying to sound ubercool, I would say that it means the user can leverage Debian's excellent community support and other resources.)

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slangtng

slangtng (swolff)

A tool combining the Lua scripting language with linear algebra, stochastics, finite elements and more. License: BSD. Targetted audience: scientists, students, engineers.

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Sources-Development

sourcesdev (death)

Il s'agit avant tout de partager des connaissances en matière de programmation au travers de sources en différents langages (python, c, cpp, asm, php...) ainsi que de faire profiter d'une gamme d'outils informatiques. Du petit script au programme complet avec une documentation enrichie, pour les développeurs ou pour les particuliers. Tout code sera sous licence GNU/GPL.

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Stunt Rally

stuntrally (cryham)

The game focuses on closed rally tracks with possible stunt elements (jumps, loops, pipes) and comes with a track editor. It features more than 150 tracks (with various difficulty) in over 30 sceneries, many cars and few other vehicles. Few game modes are present including challenges and networked multiplayer.

Based on VDrift simulation and using OGRE for rendering. License: GPL v3.

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Still War

swarteam (311)

Un STR en 3D visant un gameplay efficace lié à un background original.

A 3D RTS with an efficient gameplay linked with an original background.

Licence: CeCILL 2

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Synfig Studio

synfig (genete)

Synfig is a powerful, industrial-strength vector-based 2D animation software package, designed from the ground-up for producing feature-film quality 2D animation with fewer people and resources. While there are many other programs currently on the market to aid with the efficient production of 2D animation, we are currently unaware of any other software that can do what our software can. Synfig Studio Project is formed by several pieces: 1) Source Code is licensed under GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 2 the License, or any later version 2) Synfig wiki and website is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/

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TapTempo

taptempo (mzf)

TapTempo is a command line tap tempo. Just type "taptempo" in a terminal and hit the enter key at a regular rate to get the corresponding tempo in BPM (beats per minute).

This project is released under GPL-v3.

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TASTE toolchain

taste (maxime1008)

The TASTE toolchain stands for "The ASSERT Set of Tools for Engineering" and aims at providing free-based tools for the development of safety-critical systems. It is composed of model analyzers, parsers and other materials needed for the design, validation and implementation of safety-critical and embedded software. Tools are released under free licences (such as GPL or BSD).

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TheSLinux documentation system

theslinux (kyanh)

This project stores all documentation ofTheSLinux, a Linux distribution. The documents are in static HTML files, and they are generated from the source

http://github.com/theslinux/homepage/.

The license of the documentation system is CC BY-SA 3.0. We are free!

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Tierra de Nadie

tierranadie (vlax)

Proyectos digitales de Cultura Libre. Mis artesanías digitales creadas con software libre y distribuidas con licencias Arte Libre y/o CC BY-SA: sonido, video y netart.

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