Here is an incomplete list of some software you might find
See the "Applications" and "Demos" menus too.
Where can you find more software?
- You are probably using it. All documentation on-line.
- Two terminal-based browsers for the World Wide Web.
Lynx runs full screen on a vt100; www can run on a teletype.
www can run non-interactively so you can use it in shell scripts.
- wscrawl - Window Scrawl
- A whiteboard drawing, painting, typing tool that can be shared
over more than one X terminal across the internet.
Your correspondents or collaborators will have to give you their
DISPLAY variable to identify their screen and
xhost + to give you permission to access it.
- Similar idea to wscrawl. Probably more versatile but
messes up your color map
- Predecessor of scrawl. Scribble on your root window or someone else's.
- X-windows multiplexor: broadcast copies of your windows to remote
servers on the net. Useful in long-distance collaborations.
Both are buggy, have poor documentation.
xtexcad - Figure editor
- Can make postscript figures suitable for papers, etc.
Cheaper than a draftsman.
- Image viewer (xv)
- All purpose image viewer, manipulator, converter.
The extremely lengthy, detailed documentation is
The next time you put up an image,
like this one,
try resizing it and, to get more options, click the right mouse
button anywhere over the picture.
- Movie viewer (mpeg_play)
New Motif movie player