Additional Linux Software-Computing Services - Carnegie Mellon University

Additional Software in Linux Computer Labs

In addition to the software listed on the Software List, the following applications are available in Computing Services' Linux computer labs and on the pool.

Application Version Summary
(previously pine)
2.0.3 Console based email client
ant 1.7.1 Ant build tool for java
blender 2.49 3D modeling, animation, rendering and post-production
cinelerra 2.1 Advanced audio and video capturing, compositing, and editing
compiz 0.013 3D window effects for GNOME
ddd 3.3.12 GUI for several command-line debuggers
dia 0.97 Diagram drawing program
eclipse-platform 3.6.1 Eclipse platform common files
ekiga 3.2.6 A Gnome based SIP/H323 teleconferencing application
emacs 23.1.1 GNU Emacs text editor
evince 2.28.2 Document viewer
firefox 17.0.7 Mozilla Firefox Web browser.
flash-plugin 10.1 Adobe Flash Player 10.1
fluxbox 1.1.1 Window Manager based on Blackbox
gcc 4.4.7 Various compilers (C, C++, Objective-C, Java, ?)
ghc 7.0.4 Glasgow Haskell Compilation System
gimp 2.6.9 GNU Image Manipulation Program
git 1.7.1 Core git tools
glibc 2.5 The GNU libc libraries.
gnome-session 2.28.0 GNOME session manager
gnucash 2.4.13 GnuCash is an application to keep track of your finances.
greenfoot 2.0.1 Interactive Java development environment developed for educational purposes
inkscape 0.47 Vector-based drawing program using SVG
java 1.7.0_25 Sun Java Runtime Environment
k3b 1.0.5 CD/DVD burning application for KDE
kdebase 3.5.10 K Desktop Environment - core files
kernel 2.6.32 The Linux kernel (the core of the Linux operating system)
libreoffice 3.4 office application suite
lyx 1.6.10 WYSIWYM (What You See Is What You Mean) document processor
maple 17 General-purpose commercial computer algebra system
mathematica 9 Integrated software environment for technical and scientific computing
matlab 2013a Mathematical modeling software and Toolboxes
mplayer 4.4.6 Movie player
netbeans 7.2.1 Java IDE with modules
openafs 1.6.4 OpenAFS distributed filesystem
openssh 5.3p1 The OpenSSH implementation of SSH protocol versions 1 and 2
perl 5.10.1 The Perl programming language
php 5.3.3 The PHP HTML-embedded scripting language. (PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor)
pidgin 2.7.9 A Gtk+ based multiprotocol instant messaging client
planner 0.14.4 A graphical project management tool.
processing 2.0.1 Programming language and environment for people who want to program images, animation, and interactions
python 2.7 An interpreted, interactive, object-oriented programming language.
qucs 0.0.15 Circuit simulator
R 3.0.1 A language for data analysis and graphics
ruby 1.8.7 An interpreter of object-oriented scripting language
sas 9.4 Statistical Analysis System
scribe 8.2 Scribe document processor
scribus 1.4.2 DeskTop Publishing application written in Qt
texmaker 4.0.1 LaTeX editor
thunderbird 17.0.7 Mozilla Thunderbird mail/newsgroup client
vim-enhanced 7.2.411 A version of the VIM editor which includes recent enhancements.
wine 1.4.1 A Windows 16/32/64 bit emulator
xchat 2.8.8 A popular and easy to use graphical IRC (chat) client
xcircuit 3.6.164 Electronic circuit schematic drawing program
xemacs 21.5 XEmacs text editor
xfig 3.2.5a An X Window System tool for drawing basic vector graphics.
xorg-x11-server-Xorg 1.1.1 Xorg X server

Alternative Linux Applications

The following alternative applications are available from the School of Computer Science via /usr/local/cs.  These software packages are not supported by Computing Services.   Students should receive instruction in-class about how to use this software.  If you are using this software for a course and experience difficulties, please seek assistance from your professor or teaching assistant. 

The following packages are available in /usr/local/:

Application Version Summary
Alice 2.2 and 3Beta 3D programming environment
android sdk Software development kit for the Android operating system
eclipse 3.5.2
ispc 1.1.1 and 1.3.0 Implementation of python written in Java
jython 2.5.1 Implementation of python written in Java
netbeans 6.9.1
PRISM 4.1.beta2
vim 7.3

Last Updated: 7/24/13