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Free stuff I can't live without

The top 10 free tools I can't live without, Windows Edition:

  1. vim - to  code stuff
  2. putty - to log in and browse...
  3. WinSCP - ...and then transfer files
  4. Wireshark - to go deep
  5. Cygwin - because nothing beats grep
  6. RealVNC - for  graphical remote sessions
  7. TortoiseSVN - easy, fast version control with a GUI
  8. VMware - when I run out of hardware and want to check out Linux distros
  9. procexp - another awesome tool from sysinternals
  10. firefox - which could be chrome when the bugs are ironed out

Linux Edition:

  1. vim - who knew!
  2. fluxbox - simplicity is bliss
  3. xmms - like I  mentioned above
  4. opera
  5. Wireshark/tcpdump
  6. svn - to host and serve the Windows subversion clients
  7. gcc - to build all these neat programs
  8. cifs - to mount the Windows shares
  9. wodim - makes CD/DVD burning that much easier
  10. mysql - for my running log entries!

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