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Security
CERT - Computer Emergency Readiness Team
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ACID - Analysis Console for Intrusion Databases (use with snort)
AntiSniff - find people using a sniffer on your network
Armoring Solaris
Cain & Abel password recovery tool
Cfengine
Chrootkit - rootkit detection
Crack - Unix password guessing program
Cybercrime - reporting it
Denyhosts - block suspicious ssh connection attempts - denyhosts article
Ethicalhacker.net - inguardians.com
FreeBSD Security How-To, Chapter One
Implementing Security in FreeBSD UNIX System, Part One
Iperf - a bandwidth measurement tool - Iperf Official Site - Iperf 1.2 beta
LaBrea - anti-scanning/anti-worm "tarpit" software
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Nessus - audit remote security
nmap - port scanner
OpenSSH, SSH, SCP, SFTP links
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pdq - an lpd replacement
Port Sentry - "Port scan detection and active response tool"
snort - intrusion detection , (review)
stokely.com
SUDO - Using SUDO
TCPDump and other tools , www.tcpdump.org
Tcpserver - inetd replacement which limits access by interface
TCP Wrapper
Tor
Wireshark - network protocol sniffer
xinetd - inetd replacement which limits access by interface

Network Monitoring
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* Cacti - plugins: THOLD - Weathermap
Cricket
Ganglia - Cluster monitoring
Hobbit - wikibooks - sourceforge
HP OpenView
InterMapper
Lithium
M.O.M. - Microsoft Operations Manager
MRTG - Multi Router Traffic Grapher
* Nagios
Netflow - tools - wiki
OpenNMS
OpManager
PRTG
WhatsUp
* Zabbix
* Zenoss

802.11 Wireless Networking
Aircrack-ng - WEP and WPA-PSK keys cracking program
dd-wrt - router firmware with added functionality
"How To Secure Your Wireless Network"
inSSIDer - wifi scanner
Kismet - wifi scanner (source) - tutorial
Netstumbler - wifi scanner
Airsnort - WEP cracking tool (source) (Windows)
WEPCrack
Fake AP - generate thousands of fake access points
StompBox - Mobile 3G/Wifi Router project

Bluetooth Wireless Networking
btscanner - bluetooth device scanner
Remote Control
+ Team Viewer
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Gbridge
LogMeIn
RealVNC - free version has no Windows 7 support
Synergy2 - share keyboard/mouse between computers
TightVNC - Windows 7 support
UltraVNC - encryption option - Windows 7 support
WebEx

InfoWorld review

Test how fast you can type on a keyboard
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Test your PC for open network ports
Leak Test
PCFlank
Shields Up
Sygate

Hard Drive Encryption
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Anti-fraud
Netcraft Toolbar - warns of fraudulant websites when web browsing

Sync Directories
rsync

Scalable, Distributed Computing
Apache Hadoop

Other
BitTorrent
Quadkonsole
ClusterSSH
Etherboot - assists with booting over a network
Amanda - backup system
Useful Windows Utilities
Screen - suspend a terminal session but leave jobs running
CUPS - Common Unix Printing System
Ghostscript, Ghostview and GSview , Printing under Solaris with Ghostscript
Nano Unix command line text editor - like pico
Webmin - Web based Unix administration appplication
snarf - quick http or ftp file grabber
Oracle Documentation (docs.oracle.com)
Dosemu.org - DOS emulation for Linux
Glimpse - a UNIX search engine
Analog - HTML Log file analyser
SED FAQ , SED 1 liners
awk examples , Awk Resources , Introduction to awk , AWK FAQ
Vi Commands 1 , Vi Commands 2
rdiff-backup - backup files between servers
gif2png
Unix Help
K-Meleon web browser
Top - system process utilization tool
OGRE - Object Oriented Graphics Rendering Engine - GPL 3D engine
Easy Crypto
Midnight Commander
BIOS article
WebKit Open Source Project
Voice Over IP (VOIP)
fring
Gizmo5
Google Talk - Grand Central - Google Voice
magicJack
Ooma
Raketu - Android
Skype - Android Info
Tabrio
Truphone

Content Managment Systems
Wikipedia info

Drupal
Joomla!
Wordpress

Elgg
Fluxbb
Mambo
MediaWiki
MODx
* phpBB
phpNuke
Plone
Slashcode

Streaming audio
www.shoutcast.com - Windows streaming audio server
www.icecast.org - Linux streaming audio server
www.winamp.com - Windows streaming audio client
www.xmms.org - Linux streaming audio client

NFS - network file system - share Unix directories with Unix clients
NFS Version 4
NFS Version 4: new features

Samba - share Unix directories with Windows clients
Samba.org
SMB Howto
Dancing with Samba
Skirting some common Samba problems
OpenBSD as a File Server (talks about setting up Samba)
Sharing Files with Windows
Learning to Samba: Part 1
Learning Samba: Part II

Software Libraries and/or Source Code
gcc - free C compiler
gd - A graphics library for fast image creation
libpng - portable network graphics library
libgd - graphics library for fast image creation
zlib - compression library
OpenSSL
Perl

Version Control
CVS
GIT
Subversion
Video Conferencing
Dimdim
Google Talk
Nefsis
Skype
Ustream

Video
Matroska Media Container - MKV HD video file format - Matroska wikipedia
digitalfaq.com
VCDhelp.com
FAQ MPEG1/2 encoders for DVD, VCD, etc...
Ars Technica: Guide to Video Capturing
Doom9.net - Various DVD video software
inmatrix.com - DVD Infomatrix - Various DVD video software
vcdgalaxy - DVD to VCD software
digital-digest.com - DVD encoding/conversion software
Director's Cut - analog video to firewire (1394) converter
Dazzle Hollywood DV-Bridge - ananlog video to firewire (1394) converter
Dazzle Hollywood DV-Bridge - Review
Frequently Asked Questions about 1394 (firewire), OHCI, DV and Analog
Windows ME tweaks for Non-Linear Video Editing
B and H photo/video - digital video capture store
DV Direct - digital video capture store
Lynx Internation - digital video capture store
DVD2SVCD

Video Applications
CamStudio - stream screen and audio activity
Fraps - game video capture and FPS display
Womble mpeg2vcr - mpg video file editor
Dscaler - video capture software
Virtualdub
VideoMach - audio/video builder and converter
Nandub
TMPG Enc - converts .avi to MPEG1 for output to VCDs
Vidomi - Divx*/MPEG4 player and encoder
Virtualdub - free video capture software

Video Codecs
DivX.com
XVID - ffdshow - XVid codec playback
doom9.org - to download codecs

Video Transcoder
HandBrake - video transcoder

Audio Codecs
AC3 playback codec for Windows
Ogg Vorbis playback codec for Windows
PVR - Personal Video Recorder PCs (to record TV)
MythTV - Linux based PVR
Build Your Own PVR

CDR/CDRW/DVD/etc...
DVD Shrink - DVD backup software
CDR Labs
CDFreaks.com
CD Speed 2000 - tests various CD/DVD readers/writers transfer rates
Combo CDRW/DVD-ROM firmware
EMC Isilon - Fast NAS

The Creation of the UNIX* Operating System
Unix Programming