Linphone

Linphone

Web site: linphone.org
Category: Network
Subcategory: Instant Messengers, Voip Client
Platform: Android, iOS, Linux, OS X, Windows
License: GPL, Proprietary
Interface: GUI
Programing language: C, Java, Python
First release: 2001
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Linphone (Linux phone) – an open source SIP phone for voice/video calls and instant messaging, and is available for mobile and desktop environments (iOS, Android, GNU/Linux, macOS, Windows Desktop, Windows 10 UWP). Linphone features a separation between the user interfaces and the core engine, allowing the creation of various kinds of user interface on top of the same functionalities.

Main features:
– HD audio and video calls
– Multiple call management (pause and resume)
– Call transfer
– Audio conferencing (merge calls into a conference call)
– Call recording and replay (audio only)
– Instant Messaging with message delivery status (IMDN)
– Picture and file sharing
– Chat access during calls
– Contact list
– “Invite your friends” feature
– Call history
– Display of advanced call statistics
– Echo cancellation
– Call quality indicator
– Secure user authentication: md5 / SHA256 digest, TLS client certificates
– SRTP, zRTP and SRTP-DTLS voice and video encryption
– Supported languages: English, French
– Account creation assistant
– Remote provisioning

The user interface frontends are:
– A Qt/QML interface for Windows desktop, macOS and GNU/Linux
– A console interface (linphone-daemon)
– An iPhone application built in objective C
– An Android application running in Java

FUDforum

FUDforum

Web site: fudforum.org
Category: Network
Subcategory: Forums
Platform: Cross-platform
License: GPL
Interface: Web
Programing language: PHP
First release: 2001
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FUDforum (Fast Uncompromising Discussion Forum) – a free and open source web discussion forum released under the GPL (version 2) license that is written in PHP and can be used on virtually any operating system.

FUDforum combines an extensive feature set while maintaining the ability to generate forum web pages extremely fast. The forum includes i18n and templating support allowing for a complete customization of its output as well as a very capable group based permission system. FUDforum can also act as a Mailing List Manager, USENET newsreader and even an XML Feed Aggregator. This will allow you to build an instant community and consolidate all your messages into a single system.

One of the most significant FUDforum features is the ease of use, which begins right with the installation process where a user is guided through a 5 step install wizard. The entire installation process, even for novice users, may literally take less then a minute from the point of installation to the point a user has a working web forum. Unlike installation of similar software, the user does not need to deal with multiple files, all of the forum’s data is stored in a single file, the install script. The installation script itself is written in PHP so no additional software is required to complete the installation.

Features:
– Built-in search engine optimization
– Spell checker
– Templating system
– Full internationalization support via i18n
– Group permission system
– Private messaging
– File attachments
– Pools
– Forum and topic subscriptions
– Tree view
– Full text search
– I-Spy and online status
– BBcode
– Smilies/Emoticons
– Avatars
– Custom tags
– User ranks
– Censor and replacement system
– IP tracking
– Action log
– Message mangling
– User blocking
– Session support
– Mailing list and NNTP integration
– XML aggregation

The application requires:
– Apache Web Server or Microsoft’s Internet Information Services
– PHP versions 5.2 or higher
– a database: IBM DB2, Firebird, MS-SQL, MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL or SQLite

Cyberduck

Cyberduck

Web site: cyberduck.io
Category: Network
Subcategory: File Transfer
Platform: OS X, Windows
License: GPL
Interface: GUI
Programing language: Java, C#
First release: 2001

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Cyberduck – a libre server and cloud storage browser for Mac and Windows with support for FTP, SFTP, WebDAV, Amazon S3, OpenStack Swift, Backblaze B2, Microsoft Azure & OneDrive, Google Drive and Dropbox.

Cyberduck is a free FTP client with a very simple GUI that allows you to easily perform all FTP tasks. It can handle transfers from SFP, Webdav or Amazon S3. Users looking for a reliable and free FTP client will definitely be pleased with Cyberduck.

Adding a new connection in Cyberduck is very simple and takes only a few seconds, and helpful tutors are waiting for new users. You can drag bookmarks from and into the Finder program, which is quite a convenient option. The Cyberduck interface is transparent and easy to use, and the extensive guide provides convenient assistance even for new FTP users.

In addition, Cyberduck is compatible with many external editors, such as BBEdit, TextWrangler or TextMate. The program is also integrated with Dropbox.

Goals:
– Handles FTP, SFTP, Webdav and S3
– Integration with external editors
– Elegant interface
– Available in many languages

The project developers are David V. Kocher and Yves Langisch.

Foxmail

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Web site: www.foxmail.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: Email Clients
Platform: OS X, Windows
License: Freeware
Interface: GUI
Programing language: Unknown
First release: 2001 ?

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Foxmail – a freeware email client originally written by Zhang Xiaolong, an alumnus of Huazhong University of Science and Technology in Wuhan. Foxmail was acquired in 2005 by Tencent Holdings.

Main features of Foxmail are:
– address book, which we can add detailed information about contacts
– calendar to support reminder system
– RSS feed reader allows you to add your favorite channels
– anti-spam filter with a built-in Bayesian algorithm, can remember keywords when recognizing spam
– supports POP3, MAPI, SMTP and IMAP servers
– supports HTML formatting
– supports SSL standard

Cleancode eMail

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Web site: github.com/deanproxy/eMail
Category: Network
Subcategory: Email Clients
Platform: BSD, Linux, OS X, Solaris, UNIX-like
License: GPL
Interface: CLI
Programing language: ?
First release: September 2001

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Cleancode eMail (or eMail, or Encrypted Mail) – a simply, command line SMTP client. eMail is designed that will send email via the command line to remote smtp servers or use ‘sendmail’ internally, and fully interact with GNUPG to encrypt and sign your e-mails.

Some of its features are:
– supports attachments with email
– allows SMTP AUTH
– MIME attachments
– an address book
– encryption of both transport (via TLS) and message (via PGP)
– digital signatures (via PGP)

The project developer is Dean Jones.

GNUMail

GNUMail

Web site: www.collaboration-world.com/gnumail/ (not active)
Category: Network
Subcategory: E-mail Clients
Platform: Cross-platform
License: GPL
Interface: GUI
Programing language: Objective-C
First release: 2001

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GNUMail – an official GNUstep mail application and a clone of NeXT’s Mail.app. This is a fork of the original project that has several years without activity.

It uses the GNUstep development framework (or Apple Cocoa, which is based on the OpenStep specification provided by NeXT, Inc.).

Features:
– Supported protocols: POP3 (with APOP support), IMAP4 and UNIX; SMTP
– Supports TLS with all protocols
– Mail spool file support for receiving
– File formats for local saving: Maildir, Berkeley mbox
– Filters for incoming and outgoing mail which support regular expressions
– Thread Arcs for email thread visualization and navigation
– Find Panel supporting regular expressions
– Ability to add custom mailheaders
– Native support for PGP/GPG encryption

The project developers:
– 2001-2003 Ludovic Marcotte, Ujwal S. Sathyam, Jonathan B. Leffert, Francis Lachapelle and others
– 2003-2007 Ludovic Marcotte, Ujwal S. Sathyam
– 2011-2018 German Arias, Yavor Doganov, Sebastian Reitebnach, Riccardo Mottola and others

Lunascape

Lunascape

Web site: www.lunascape.tv
Category: Network
Subcategory: Web Browsers
Platform: Android, OS X, Windows
License: Freeware
Interface: GUI
Programing language: ?
First release: October 2001

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Lunascape – free web browser that has been downloaded a total of more than 20 million times by users in 196 different countries. This cutting-edge, highly customizable web browser is designed to achieve the optimal browsing experience both at work and at home.

Features:
– Triple Engine – the three most popular rendering engines (Trident, Gecko, WebKit) have been integrated in a single browser.
– High-speed browsing – built on independently developed technology, Lunascape6 is faster than other browsers that use the Gecko engine.
– Engine auto-switch – you can specify which engine any given page should open with. Registering your favorite site in the Engine Auto-Switch.
– Keep your favorite browser settings – to control the behavior of your favorite rendering engine, go to the engine settings screen via the “Engine options…” button in Lunascape Settings.
– Gecko add-on support – it supports add-ons of Internet Explorer and Gecko (Firefox), plus add-ons made specifically for Lunascape, all in a single browser.
– Tab Lock and Shift Lock – you can “fix” any tab with a pin like in Firefox, to prevent it from closing.
– Cascade view – lets you display the contents of all tabs side by side in the same window.
– Versatile tab menu – it displays web pages in tabs, each of which comes equipped with a comprehensive menu available by right-clicking on the tab title.
– Full screen and Large screen modes.
– Display your tabs in multiple rows – the multi-row tab bar which displays your tabs on as many rows as required, while retaining the width of individual tabs. If you prefer you can of course specify that all tabs be kept in a single row.
– Automatic backups – automatically backs up your settings for you, including bookmarks, history, plugins etc.
– Customize mouse actions – you can assign any of up to 200 commands to mouse gestures such as double-click, wheel-click, left+right-click, etc.
– Luna ID coordination – register a personal Luna ID to enjoy social bookmark services like Gaia.
– Synchronize your bookmarks – you can sync your Lunascape bookmarks with iLunascape as well as Firefox via our FirefoxSync compatible feature Online Bookmarks.
– Mouse gestures – comes with complete support for mouse gestures.
– High-end search engines – provides a default set of search engines including Amazon, saving you the trouble of looking up the most popular search sites by hand.
– Skins – Lunascape users have created a large repository of skins available to install and use for free by anyone.
– Ticker – displays headlines from major news sites, automatically cycling through a predefined list of sources.
– Delete your personal data when exiting Lunascape – to protect your privacy on, e.g., a shared system, you can choose to always delete all your personal data every time you exit Lunascape.
– Block unwanted URLs – makes this easy by letting you specify which URLs should be blocked.
– Switch user agent – allows you to switch user agent to change the appearance of pages so as to appear the same as in other browsers.

Adium

Adium

Web site: www.adium.im
Category: Network
Subcategory: Instant Messenger, IRC Clients
Platform: OS X
License: GPL
Interface: GUI
Programing language: Objective-C, Cacao
First release: September 28, 2001

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Adium – a free and open source instant messaging application for Mac OS X that can connect to AIM, XMPP (Jabber), ICQ, IRC and more. Based on the libpurple protocol library, Adium can connect you to any number of messaging accounts on any combination of supported messaging services (see further down for the list) and then chat with other people using those services.

The main features of Adium are:
– Open Source, so everyone can see how Adium works and help improve it.
– Support for a wide range of different Instant Messaging services
– A delightful UI: Tabbed chat windows
– Mac OS X integration: Address Book integration and WebKit Message View: Theme your chat windows
– Combined Contacts: Merge your contacts so that each one represents a person, not an account
– A sophisticated events system including support for visual notifications via Growl and OS X’s Notification Center
– OTR Encryption
– File Transfer
– Xtras and many, many other customization options
– A beautiful icon, the “Adiumy” duck
– Translations: Adium speaks 27 different languages

Adium supports protocols such as:
– XMPP (including Google Talk, Facebook Chat, and LiveJournal services)
– OSCAR (including AIM and ICQ)
– Twitter
– Bonjour
– IRC
– Novell GroupWise
– IBM Sametime
– Gadu-Gadu

Adium also supports protocols via plugins:
– Skype & Skype for Business Server
– Telegram
– QQ
– Steam chat
– NateOn

The project founder is Adam Iser.

Psi

Psi

Web site: psi-im.org
Category: Network
Subcategory: Instant Messengers
Platform: Haiku, Linux, OS X, UNIX-like, Windows
License: GPL
Interface: GUI
Programing language: C++, Qt
First release: July 7, 2001

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Psi – a free instant messaging application designed for the XMPP network. Fast and lightweight, Psi is fully open-source and compatible with Windows, Linux, and macOS.

With Psi’s full Unicode support and localizations, easy file transfers, customizable iconsets, and many other great features, you’ll learn why users around the world are making the switch to free, open instant messaging.

Google Talk, LiveJournal, and Portugal Telecom are just a few of the groups that are actively using the XMPP network around the world — and many other companies and educational institutions are still joining in. Psi allows you to seamlessly chat with anyone connected to this global IM network through services like these.

The project founder is Justin Karneges.

Kadu

Kadu

Web site: gitlab.com/kadu/kadu/wikis/home
Category: Network
Subcategory: Instant Messengers
Platform: BSD, Linux, OS X, UNIX-like, Windows
License: GPL
Interface: GUI
Programing language: C++, Qt
First release: August 2001

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Kadu – an open source Gadu-Gadu and Jabber/XMPP protocol Instant Messenger client for Linux, BSD and Windows.

Kadu is based on the Qt library providing support for various system platforms.
The program offers most of the basic functions of the original Gadu-Gadu program and many additional ones, such as:
– no ads
– support for many protocols
– assigning several networks to one contact (connected conversation history)
– dividing the list of contacts into groups
– multiloging
– sending text messages to all Polish mobile networks
– file transfer (DCC)
– conference calls
– sending and receiving images in the conversation window
– animated emoticons and support for sets for the original Gadu-Gadu
– encrypting connection using OpenSSL
– message encryption using OTR
– notification of events with sound, “balloons”, flashing of the Scroll Lock diode on the keyboard, execution of external commands
– flexible configuration of the program’s appearance, toolbars and advanced configuration of contacts
– advanced configuration of connection to the network (the ability to set the IP address and port of the server, setting the proxy server address)

The first version of Kadu was created in 2001 by Tomasz Jarzynka as a simple KDE API exercise. It started to be a non-official Gadu-Gadu client for Linux and other Unices (and Mac OS X) due to lack of an official client for these platforms.