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 By Dan Orzech
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Linux apps


Company Product
Computer Associates InternationalIngres II
Informix Corp. Informix-SE
Inprise Corp. Interbase
Oracle Oracle8
Software AG EntireX
Sybase Inc.Open Client and Adaptive Server Enterprise

Internet, networking, and e-commerce

Company Product Functionality
Apache GroupApache HTTP Server Open-source Web server
(the most widely used Web server on the Net)
Arrow ArrowFree e-mail program for X-Windows
BoaBoaOpen source Web server
Caldera Systems NetWare for LinuxNetWare file, print and directory services
Excite Inc.Excite for Web ServersFree search engine software
MinivendMinivendFree shopping cart system
National Center for Supercomputing ApplicationsNCSA MosaicWeb browser
Netscape Communications SuiteSpotOpen platform for networked enterprises
PinePine 4.05 E-mail reader
IdonexRoxen Challenger 1.2Web server
VShopVShop 1.5 Integrated e-commerce solution
WNWN 2.1.5Open-source Web server

Office productivity tools

Company Product Functionality
Applix Inc.ApplixwareOffice suite
Axene Inc.XclamationDesktop publishing
Caldera SystemsStarOffice 4.0Office suite
Corel Corp.WordPerfect 8Word processing
Engineering Software Systems Corp.NexSSpreadsheet
Star Division GMBH StarOffice 5.0Office suite
Investment Intelligence Systems GroupWingzSpreadsheet

Scientific and mathematics

Company/Organization Product Functionality
The Math Works Inc. Matlab 5Software package for numerical computation
MuPAD Research GroupMuPADComputer algebra system
Free Software FoundationPSPPOpen-source statistics package

CAD and graphics

Company/Organization Product Functionality
Bentley Systems Inc. MicroStation Engineering and design software
The GIMPThe GIMPFree image manipulation program
Microform ABVarkonCAD software
MpegtvMpegTV SDKStreaming MPEG video player
Persistence of Vision Development TeamPOV-RayOpen source 3-D graphics tool

This article was originally published on Feb 1, 1999
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