CFYC Software Guide

By popular demand - here's a quick description of all the software that has been compiled and submitted for download from the Compiled For Your Convenience project.

The HOWTOs and READMEs are fairly self-explanatory, and have been skipped.

Last update: 6th August 2003

Package File Description
FRAMEWORK learning031_src.tgz Some sample code for those interested in programming the PS2
  learning03to031.diff differences in current and older version of learning.tgz
Guide 01_moving_sprite.tgz Moving sprite code sample for PS2 programming
  02_show_time.tgz Code sample for PS2 programming
  03_vram_viewer.tgz A VRAM viewer tool to help with PS2 programming
  guide_ps2_programming_01.html Some guidelines to bear in mind when coding for the PS2
  tips_tricks.html Useful hints and tips that it pays to know when programming the PS2
RPMS bash-02.05b-0.1.mipsel.rpm Bash shell command line prompt interface to Linux
  BitchX-1.0c19-1.mipsel.rpm Text-based IRC client
  BitchX-common-1.0c19-1.mipsel.rpm Supporting RPM for BitchX
  cdparanoia-alpha9.8-8.mipsel.rpm Tool to extract audio data from compact discs
  cdparanoia-devel-alpha9.8-8.mipsel.rpm Development libraries and header files needed for recompiling cdparanoia
  ctags-5.2.3-1.mipsel.rpm Tool to produce tag files for code written in C, C++, Java and other languages. Very useful for programmers who want to be able to jump between relevant parts of files.
  curl-7.9.8-1.mipsel.rpm Tool for transferring files using the URL syntax
  curl-devel-7.9.8-1.mipsel.rpm Development and header files for curl
  dillo-0.6.5-1.mipsel.rpm Fast GUI web browser
  dillo-0.7.1-2.mipsel.rpm Fast GUI web browser (recommended)
  dillo-ssl-0.7.1-2.mipsel.rpm Dillo with SSL support for accessing HTTPS secure websites
  dos2unix-3.1-11.mipsel.rpm Command line tool for converting text files from DOS to UNIX format (affects newline characters
  epic-1.0.1-6.mipsel.rpm IRC client
  grip-3.0.0-1.mipsel.rpm GUI cd player and ripper
  kdbg-1.2.0-3.mipsel.rpm Graphical debugger interface to gdb, the GNU debugger
  kdevelop-1.3-1.mipsel.rpm IDE for Linux for developing in KDE/Qt, GNOME, C and C++
  lame-3.89beta-1.mipsel.rpm MP3 encoder for Linux
  libao-0.8.3-1.mipsel.rpm A cross platform audio output library
  libao-devel-0.8.3-1.mipsel.rpm Development files for libao
  libogg-1.0-1.mipsel.rpm Ogg media file format library
  libogg-devel-1.0-1.mipsel.rpm Development files for libogg
  libvorbis-1.0-1.mipsel.rpm The Ogg Vorbiss sound file format library
  libvorbis-devel-1.0-1.mipsel.rpm Development files for libvorbis
  links-2.0-0.pre5.mipsel.rpm Text based web browser (recommended over lynx)
  links-graphic-2.0-0.pre5.mipsel.rpm Graphics web browser that supports SSL
  lynx-2.8.4-1.mipsel.rpm Text based web browser
  Maelstrom-3.0.5-1.mipsel.rpm Asteroids game
  nano-1.0.9-1.mipsel.rpm Small, fast, text based text editor
  openssh-3.4p1-1.mipsel.rpm SSH protocol suite of network connectivity tools. Use SSH to connect to remote machines securely rather than the plain text based telnet.
  openssh-askpass-3.4p1-1.mipsel.rpm OpenSSH X11 passphrase dialog
  openssh-clients-3.4p1-1.mipsel.rpm OpenSSH Secure Shell protocol clients
  openssh-server-3.4p1-1.mipsel.rpm OpenSSH Secure Shell protocol server (sshd)
  openssl-0.9.6b-18.mipsel.rpm Secure Sockets Layer and cryptography libraries and tools
  openssl-devel-0.9.6b-18.mipsel.rpm Secure Sockets Layer and cryptography static libraries and headers
  openssl-perl-0.9.6b-18.mipsel.rpm OpenSSL scripts which require Perl
  pico-4.44L-ps2linux_R1.mipsel.rpm Small fast text based text editor
  pilot-4.44L-ps2linux_R1.mipsel.rpm Simple filesystem browser in the style of the Pine Composer
  pine-4.44L-ps2linux_R1.mipsel.rpm A commonly used, MIME compliant mail and news reader (text based)
  rdesktop-1.1-0.mipsel.rpm Remote Desktop Protocol Client for accessing Windows NT Terminal Server
  smpeg-0.4.4-1.mipsel.rpm MPEG audio and video player
  smpeg-devel-0.4.4-1.mipsel.rpm Development files for smpeg
  teTeX-1.0-7.mipsel.rpm TeX distribution for formatting and publishing text
  uade-0.71-1ps2.mipsel.rpm Replayer for old amiga music file formats
  vim-6.1-1.mipsel.rpm Highly configurable and fast text based editor, better than emacs
  vorbis-tools-1.0-1.mipsel.rpm Ogg format encoder, playback, info, splitter and comment editor tools
  wmx-6-1.mipsel.rpm VERY minimalistic window manager. No launchpad, icons..anything. You'll need an xterm.
  xmms-1.2.7-1.mipsel.rpm GUI mp3 and ogg vorbis player
  xmms-devel-1.2.7-1.mipsel.rpm Development files for XMMS
  xmms-esd-1.2.7-1.mipsel.rpm XMMS output plugin for the esound package
  xmms-gl-1.2.7-1.mipsel.rpm XMMS Visualisation plugins using the Mesa3d library
  xmms-gnome-1.2.7-1.mipsel.rpm XMMS - applet for controlling xmms from the GNOME panel
  xmms-mikmod-1.2.7-1.mipsel.rpm XMMS - Input plugin to play MODs
  zlib-1.1.4-2k.mipsel.rpm The zlib compression and decompression library
  zlib-1.1.4-2k.nosrc.rpm The zlib compression and decompression library, no source code provided
  zlib-devel-1.1.4-2k.mipsel.rpm Development files for zlib
Scripts mkbootmc-rescue-0.1.tar.gz Helps to create bootable PS2 memory card from within rescue mode if you screw up the Linux files on your memcard
SRPMs are all copies of RPMs - skipping
TGZs abiword_mipsel.tgz Popular Word-style and Word compatible text editor
  ctags-5.2.3.tar.gz Tool to produce tag files for code written in C, C++, Java and other languages. Very useful for programmers who want to be able to jump between relevant parts of files.
  darcnes.tar.gz Emulator for Nintendo Entertainment System, Sega Master System, Sega Game Gear, ColecoVision and Apple II
  devil_libs.tgz A full featured cross platform image library
  fMSX.tar.gz Portable emulator of MSX/MSX2/MSX2+ home computers, written in C
  gaim-0.59.9-pre_compiled_for_PS2LINUX.tgz GTK based client for AOL instant messenger
  smbfs.o.gz Kernel module for SMBFS support (mounting shared windows drives with Samba)
  vnc-3.3.3r2_mipsel_linux_1.0.tgz Remote display system to control desktops remotely
  xchat-1.8.11-pre_compiled_for_PS2LINUX.tgz GUI IRC client
  xemacs-21.4.13.tar.gz VERY full featured, GUI text editor. Does everything except wash your dishes, but is not as good as vim ;)
XFree86 3.3.6-1aEE is an upgrade to the version of XFree86 shipped with the Linux kit. (XFree86 is the X server that window managers and all windowed applications use).

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