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  • Scientific
    GSL: Quick and Dirty Numerics

    Posted: 2008-04-11 20:16

    The GNU Scientific Library (GSL) is a collection of routines for scientific computing. It covers a wide range of numerical routines and is in principle relatively easy to use.

  • Scientific
    Maxima: The Definitive Computer Algebra System

    Posted: 2007-11-27 07:20

    Maxima is a full-fledged computer algebra system for symbolic and numeric calculations. It provides many functions from different areas of mathematics, and new ones can be added easily.

  • Office
    AqBanking: Professional Online Banking

    Posted: 2007-07-31 07:08

    AqBanking is an online banking solution supporting various widely used standards. It provides a GUI personal finance application, a console frontend, and a C library interface.

  • Development
    Inline: From Perl to C and Back Again

    Posted: 2007-06-29 07:11

    Inline is a Perl module creating an interface between Perl and other programming languages. In contrast to other approaches, it is very easy to use and results can be generated within minutes.

  • Comparison
    Comparison: First-Person Shooters

    Posted: 2007-05-29 07:09

    Free First-person shooters are a very popular genre, thanks to id Software's various GPLed engines. PrBoom, OpenArena and Nexuiz are facing up against each other in order to determine the best.

  • Games
    Nexuiz: A First-Person Shooter That Lasts

    Posted: 2007-05-29 07:08

    Nexuiz is a first-person shooter with impressive graphics. An intelligent campaign mode ensures that the game stays interesting for more than a few hours.

  • Games
    OpenArena: Pleasure to Frag

    Posted: 2007-05-29 07:07

    Based on the GPLed Quake III engine, OpenArena is a first-person shooter mainly focussed on multiplayer games. It also features bots with a configurable strength.

  • Games
    PrBoom: A Tribute To The Early Nineties

    Posted: 2007-05-29 07:06

    PrBoom is a first-person shooter derived from the Doom engine, which debuted in 1993. The game retains much of the original gameplay, but offers a few new features.

  • Announcement
    Announcement: OS Reviews Turns One

    Posted: 2007-04-03 06:35

    Exactly one year ago, the first articles on OS Reviews were published. I would like to use this opportunity to thank everyone who has supported OS Reviews by writing articles, making suggestions for improvements or donating money. If you wish to show your support by donating as well, follow these instructions.

  • Scientific
    pst-pdf: Unifying PDF with PostScript for LaTeX

    Posted: 2007-03-20 08:11

    The pst-pdf package for LaTeX offers an easy way to create PDF files from documents containing PostScript images or native PostScript commands. Apart from including the package and using a shell script to build the PDF file no further steps are required.

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