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Linux software - Q to T


Q

Qddb
This is a database suite that allows for the creation of relations, adding tuples, modifying tuples, deleting tuples, and searching for tuples in a fast and flexible way.
[ftp://ftp.ms.uky.edu/pub/unix/qddb/]
Qt
An object-oriented framework for developing GUI applications. It consists of a C++ library (around 100 classes) and a meta-object system that extends C++ with new concepts called signals and slots, which define clean and natural object interfaces for creating independent objects. Online documentation and other information is available.
[ftp://sunsite.unc.edu/pub/Linux/devel/c++/]
Alt: [USA / Home ]

R

Risa/Asir
This is a computer algebra system which provides a programming system Asir with several subroutine libraries that can also be used as parts of other programs. The programming system has a C-like language, and interpreter, and a dbx-like source debugger. This is available as a binary for Linux platforms as well as some other UNIX platforms.
[ftp://ftp.mm.sophia.ac.jp/air/]
Rlab
A matrix-oriented interactive programming environment.
[ftp://sunsite.unc.edu/pub/Linux/apps/math/matrix/]
Alt: [ USA]
Robot
An XView-based (X11) plotting and data analysis program. The source code is available along with binaries for Linux, SUN, and DECstation platforms. I'm told that there's also a dynamically linked binary for the Alpha platform.
[ftp://ftp.astro.psu.edu/pub/asuka/]
rocat
A fully-featured BBS for Linux.
Temporary: [ftp://sunsite.unc.edu/pub/Linux/Incoming/]
Permanent: [ftp://sunsite.unc.edu/pub/Linux/system/BBS/]
Alt: [ Temp. | Perm. ]
RosettaMan
A filter for UNIX man pages. It takes as input man pages formatted for a variety of UNIX flavors (not [tn]roff source) and produces as output a variety of file formats, e.g. ASCII, TkMan, [tn]roff, Ensemble, SGML, HTML, LaTeX, RTF, etc. This is written in ANSI C and should compile on any UNIX box with a C compiler, including Linux.
[ftp://ftp.cs.berkeley.edu/ucb/people/phelps/tcltk/]

S

SACLIB
The Symbolic Algebra Computation Library is a library of C programs for performing computer algebra. A file containing information on how to compile this on Linux boxes can be found in the subdirectory "upload".
[ftp://ftp.risc.uni-linz.ac.at/pub/saclib/]
Sam
Sam is an interactive multi-file text editor intended for bitmap displays. It was developed chiefly by Rob Pike at Bell Labs as part of the Plan9 O.S. project. A textual command language supplements the mouse-driven, cut-and-paste interface to make complex or repetitive editing tasks easy to specify. This was easy to install on my Linux system and I'm finding it to be quite a useful editor.
[ftp://plan9.att.com/plan9/unixsrc/sam/]
SAPACLISP Library
A library of Common Lisp functions for performing various spectral analysis computations. It is a companion package for the book "Spectral Analysis for Physical Applications: Mulitaper and Conventional Univariate Techniques" by D. B. Percival and A. T. Walden. At present the best available Common Lisp implementation is GCL.
[ftp://lib.stat.cmu.edu/sapaclisp/]
Satan Paint (spaint)
A game developer's paint program and sprite editor.
[ftp://sunsite.unc.edu/pub/Linux/apps/graphics/]
Alt: [USA]
Sather
An object oriented language designed to be simple, efficient, safe, flexible, and non-proprietary. This is intended to be a simpler version of Eiffel designed for numerical applications. A Linux binary of the compiler is available in addition to the complete distribution. You might want to snag the binary instead of compiling it yourself seeing how the latter feat requires some 46 Mb to accomplish.
[ftp://ftp.icsi.berkeley.edu/pub/sather/]
SCARAB
This is a package to integrate and plot the Lorenz attractor. Several integration methods are included and the program is written in C.
[ftp://sunsite.unc.edu/pub/Linux/apps/math/]
Alt: [USA]
Sceda
A patched version of sced, sceda is an X-based, constraint-oriented 3D modeler. It also provides support for splined keyframe animation where animated objects have their position, rotation and scale smoothly interpolated across multiple keyframes via a modified spline function. It requires a UNIX/X Windows environment and was developed on a Linux box. The software is currently in the beta stage.
[http://www.cyberus.ca/~denism/sceda/sceda.html]
Scheme 48
A byte-code-interpreter Scheme implementation that can be compiled on any system with a C compiler, including a Linux box with GCC.
[ftp://swiss-ftp.ai.mit.edu/pub/s48/]
Scheme (MIT)
A full Scheme language system implementation, including a compiler, an editor and other system tools. A Linux implementation is available.
[ftp://swiss-ftp.ai.mit.edu/pub/]
Scilab
A Matlab-like (but not a clone) high-level language for numerical computations. It includes a number of toolboxes and online documentation as well as an extensive set of documentation. It is available as a binary or in source code form.
[ftp://ftp.inria.fr/INRIA/Projects/Meta2/Scilab/]
SCM
This is a Scheme interpreter written in C. The package name is of the form scm*.tar.gz.
[ftp://prep.ai.mit.edu/pub/gnu/jacal/]
Scsh
A broad-spectrum systems-programming environment for UNIX embedded in R4RS Scheme. It can be used as a scripting language via a high-level process notation for doing shell-script like tasks, running programs, etc., as a systems-programming language via low-level access to the operating system (as with C), and as a portable programming environment implemented on top of Scheme 48, which is machine independent across 32-bit processors and can be installed on most generic UNIX platforms, including Linux.
[ftp://swiss-ftp.ai.mit.edu/pub/su/scsh/]
SESAME
A tool for construction, simulation and analysis of neural nets.
[ftp://omega.gmd.de/GMD/as/sesame/]
SIMATH
SIMATH is a computer algebra system with a main focus on algebraic number theory. It is written in C such that SIMATH functions are integrated into a C program simply by calling them. It is designed as an open system with the data structures and text sources being left open, allowing the adaptation of existing algorithms to specific problems or the addition of the user's own algorithms at any point within the system. A 100 page manual is included.
[ftp://ftp.math.uni-sb.de/pub/simath/]
SimCity
This is an X-Windows version of the urban simulation software known as SimCity. This is the original SimCity (now known as SimCity Classic) rather than SimCity 2000, and as of this writing the sound has yet to be implemented in this version. The filename is of the form scl_lnx_*.
[ftp://sunsite.unc.edu/pub/Linux/games/X11/strategy/]
Alt: [ USA ]
SLATEC Common Mathematical Library
The SLATEC library is comprised of over 900 general purpose mathematical and statistical programs written in Fortran, and takes up over 4 Mb compressed.
[ftp://netlib.att.com/netlib/slatec/]
SLEIGN2
A set of Fortran 77 codes to compute eigenvalues, eigenfunctions, and to approximate the continuous spectrum of regular and singular Sturm-Liouville problems.
[http://www.math.niu.edu/~zettl/SL2/]
SLIB
This is a portable Scheme library that works with many of the available Scheme implementations. The package name is of the form slib*.tar.gz.
[ftp://prep.ai.mit.edu/pub/gnu/jacal/]
SNNS
The Stuttgart Neural Net Simulator is a huge system for the design, analysis and use of neural nets.
[http://vasarely.informatik.uni-stuttgart.de/SNNSinfo/snns.html]
SPARSKIT2
A tool package for manipulating and working with sparse matrices. Written in Fortran.
[ftp://ftp.cs.umn.edu/dept/sparse/]
Spectral Interfaces Library
A Fortran 77 library containing the most common spectral transformations based upon FFTs. This package can be used for programming spectral methods when solving PDEs since it contains spectral interfaces that transform real or complex fields between spectral and physical spaces in various situations.
[ftp://ftp.cerfacs.fr/pub/softs/fft/]
SPHEREPAK
Fortran routines for computing spherical harmonical analyses and syntheses.
[ftp://ftp.ucar.edu/dsl/lib/sphere/]
Spinner
A modularized, object-oriented World Wide Web HTTP/1.0 and HTTP/0.9 compliant server. It is non-forking, which reduces the system load and makes connections and delivers documents faster; it is modular, so it can be easily extended and customized; it is easy to configure adn use with a WWW-based configuration interface; it is built upon virtual servers; and it uses advanced HTML pre-parsing. The source code is available as well as binary files for several platforms, including Linux.
[http://spinner.infovav.se/]
SPLIB
This is a set of Fortran routines for spectral methods, efficient tools for recovering accurate approximate solutions to differential equations in terms of high-degree trigonometric or algebraic polynomials. The polynomials bases used in this library include Jacobi, Legendre, Chebyshev, Laguerre and Hermite, and the integration formulas include Gauss, Gauss-Lobatto, and Gauss-Radau. A 180+ page PostScript format manual and reference guide resides in the same directory.
[ftp://microian.ian.pv.cnr.it/pub/splib/]
SSAT
The Singular Spectrum Analysis Toolkit is a set of programs that perform detailed spectral analyses and decompositions on an input time series. It runs on top of and therefore requires the Tcl/Tk toolkit software. A Fortran compiler is also required.
[http://www.atmos.ucla.edu/~weibel/ssa/ssa_kit.html]
STARPAC
A statistical and time series analysis package written in Fortran.
[ftp://ftp.ucar.edu/starpac/]
Statlib
A repository for many megabytes of various types and sizes of statistical software, data, etc.
[http://lib.stat.cmu.edu/]
STk
A Scheme interpreter that can access the Tk graphical package. This can be seen as the Tk package where the Tcl language has been replaced by Scheme, and where a full object oriented system called STKlos (related to CLOS and Dylan) is additionally provided. The interpreter conforms to the R4RS standard and can be easily extended by adding new C modules. All the commands defined by the Tk toolkit are available to the STk interpreter, which currently supports Tk 3.6. It runs on several machines, including Linux boxes. The given URL is that of a mirror site for the STk home site.
[ftp://cs.nyu.edu/pub/local/fox/stk/]
SurfIt
A Web browser implemented using Tcl/Tk. This will parse HTML up to a subset of HMLT v3.0 tables in its current Alpha incarnation, and is planned to be fully 3.0 compliant. SurfIt will download and execute Tcl scripts a.k.a. applets in a manner similar to the Hot Java package.
[ftp://pastime.anu.edu.au/pub/SurfIt/]
SVGATextMode
This uses extra features found in all SVGA video cards to enhance Linux text modes independently of what the BIOS can do. It is configured with an XF86Config-like file, and allows setting of pixel clock, H/V timings, font size, cursor size, etc. It enables using the video card AND the monitor to their full potential in textmode, as in XWindows.
[ftp://sunsite.unc.edu/pub/Linux/utils/console/]
Alt: [USA]
SYMCON
A mixed symbolic numeric program package for the treatment of parameter dependent systems of equations. The program is a combination of symbolic and numerical computations with graphical output and menu interface. The numerical part is written in C, and the graphical part is supposed to run under either SUNVIEW or the OPENWINDOWS environment, the latter of which should be available for Linux platforms (although I haven't attempted this one yet).
[ftp://elib.zib-berlin.de/pub/elib/codelib/symcon/]

T

Teapot
The Table Editor and Planner is a spread sheet program. It features a curses bases user interface with easy to understand menus, a portable sheet file format, generation of tbl, LaTeX, HTML or formatted text files, a typed expression evaluator, interative expressions, powerful cell addressing, three-dimensional sheets, extensibility, and more. A users guide is available in several formats. This program should compile and install on generic UNIX platforms with an ANSI C compiler.
[ftp://cantor.informatik.rwth-aachen.de/pub/unix/]
Tela (tensor language)
A numerical computation environment.
[ftp://ftp.funet.fi/pub/sci/math/tela/bin/Linux/]
TENMIN
A package for finding the unconstrained minimizer of a nonlinear function of n variables. It is intended for problems where n is 100 or less. The user can choose between a recently developed tensor method or a standard method based upon a quadratic model. This package is written in Fortran, and a user's guide is available.
[ftp://ftp.cs.colorado.edu/pub/cs/distribs/tensor/]
TENSPACK
A modular software package for solving systems of nonlinear equations and nonlinear least squares problems using a new class of methods called tensor methods. It is intended for small to medium sized problems with up to 100 equations and unknowns. This package is written in Fortran and a user's guide is available.
[ftp://ftp.cs.colorado.edu/pub/cs/distribs/tensor/]
teTeX
A reasonably full TeX distribution for Linux.
[ftp://sunsite.unc.edu/pub/Linux/apps/tex/teTeX/]
Alt: [USA]
tgif
An Xlib based 2-D drawing facility under X11 which should, as such, install fairly easily on platforms running X11. I've installed it on my Linux box and find it most useful for varied tasks.
[ftp://ftp.x.org/contrib/applications/tgif/]
Thot
A structured document editor offering a graphical WYSIWIG interface under X Windows. A large set of advanced tools like a spell checker are built-in, and it can export documents to common formats like HTML and LaTeX. As of this writing (24-Oct-1995) legal difficulties have made the Linux distribution temporarily unavailable, although they promise that distribution will be restarted as soon as an agreement can be reached. Try later.
[http://hatutu.imag.fr/grif/]
TIFF
Tools for TIFF file manipulation.
[ftp://sunsite.unc.edu/pub/Linux/apps/graphics/]
Alt: [USA]
Tiny TeX (ttex)
A small, basic (no frills) TeX package on one floppy.
[ftp://sunsite.unc.edu/pub/Linux/apps/tex/]
Alt: [USA]
TkGoodStuff
An X Windows utility that is an alarm clock, biff, modem dialer/network status indicator, note taker, web browser launch tool, system load monitor, application/utility menu and whatever else you want. You can easily configure buttons to execute simple tasks, and with Tcl/Tk scripting you can write clients that do fancier things. This package requires Tk4.0 or higher to work.
[http://www.umich.edu/~markcrim/tkgoodstuff]
tkWWW
A hypertext browser/editor that is based on the Tk toolkit.
[http://uu-gna.mit.edu:8001/tk-www/help/overview.html]
TLCPACK
Fortran routines for regridding values defined on 1-, 2-, 3-, and 4-D uniform and nonuniform orthogonal grids.
[ftp://ftp.ucar.edu/dsl/lib/tlcpack/]
toolpack
A lint utility for Fortran code.
[ftp://sunsite.unc.edu/pub/Linux/devel/fortran/]
Alt: [USA]
Ts/tools
A collection of tools for nonlinear time series analysis. It includes routines for the estimation of the correlation dimension, nonlinear prediction, and all the usual basic stuff like FFTs, etc. It is written in C and calls more than a few of the routines from "Numerical Recipes in C". A short guide is available.
[ftp://sfi.santafe.edu/pub/OLD/Users/james/]


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