Wednesday, April 04, 2007

Internet Freeware Utilities :

1. backup mozilla (firefox/thunderbird) browser profile : *
2. blog from the desktop : blogtk
3. create a single page html of all firefox bookmarks : built-in
4. create/edit html files / website : bluefish
5. create/edit xml files : conglomerate
6. download a file via a torrent / p2p site : built-in / azureus
7. download an entire website : gwget
8. download manager for internet downloads : gwget / d4x
9. encrypt email messages : seahorse
10. ftp multiple sites simultaeously : gftp
11. ftp files securely : gftp
12. log into an internet-connected computer from another : ssh (command line)
13. manage passwords : revelation
14. manage/resume file downloads : gwget
15. monitor bandwidth usage : gdesklets
16. read my RSS feeds : liferea
17. remove all html tags from a file to make a into text file : html2txt (command line)
18. remove dead (404) bookmarks : Bookmarks LinkChecker +
19. safely browse the web : firefox
20. search the web from the browser : built-in firefox
21. tune-up firefox browser : fasterfox +

This is a list of tools that are available in, at least, Ubuntu 6.10 (Edge Eft).

* these can be created easily with shell/perl scripting, but the purpose is to find ready-to-use apps.
+ these can be found on the FireFox Add-ons page

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