MEGAsync

MEGAsync

Web site: mega.nz/sync
Category: Network
Subcategory: File Backup and Sync
Platform: Linux, OS X, Windows
License: MEGA LIMITED CODE REVIEW LICENCE
Interface: GUI, CLI
Programing language: Qt
First release:

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MEGAsync – an application that synchronizes folders between your computer and your MEGA cloud drive. All files and subfolders will be replicated both ways. Changes that you make on one side will appear on the other side in near real time (within the limits of link/system latency and file transfer times).

Features:
– Live Encrypted Syncing – Access and work with your data securely across different locations and devices
– Transfer Manager – Manage all your transfers conveniently from within the MEGAsync transfer manager
– Browser Transfer Accelerator – securely interacts with your browser, handling MEGA file transfers for enhanced performance

The application is very easy to use and offers options to configure its operation in accordance with the user’s preferences. It is possible, among others bandwidth management, defining proxy servers, as well as file names excluded from synchronization.

Konqueror

Konqueror

Web site: konqueror.org
Category: Network, Tools
Subcategory: Web browsers, File Managers
Platform: BSD, Linux, UNIX-like, Windows
License: GPL
Interface: GUI
Programing language: C++, Qt
First release: October 14, 1996

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Konqueror – an integrated web browser and a file manager which is a core part of the KDE Software Compilation. Konqueror is powered by the KHTML rendering engine (and optionally Webkit) which means it supports the latest web standards such as HTML5, Javascript, CSS3, and others.

It is one of the most advanced file managers for KDE. Thanks to the underlying KDE technologies it can transparently access FTP and SFTP servers, zip files (and other archives), smb (Windows) shares, and even browse and rip audio CDs.

Konqueror makes use of the latest KDE technologies to provide you with a PDF viewer, an FTP client, a text editor, a spreadsheet editor, a word document editor, an SVN client and more without ever needing to open a separate application.

Konqueror comes with a nice set of custom plugins such as an ad blocker, automatic web page translation, user agent switcher, automatic image gallery creation, shell command panel, and more. It is one of the most customizable applications available.

At the heart of Konqueror is the KHTML rendering engine (which was chosen by Apple to create WebKit, which today forms the basis for modern browsers like Safari and Chrome). It currently supports the latest Web Standards such as HTML5, Javascript, CSS3 and others. Alternatively, Konqueror can also use Webkit if you’re looking for compatibility across the board.

Some of its features:
– Adblock – automatically block all ads
– Pop-up blocker built-in
– Password Manager- uses KWallet for password storage, that means your passwords are stored securely and shared across all your KDE applications.
– Web shortcuts – Simply type wp:konqueror or wp:kde in the Address bar to be taken directly to the Wikipedia’s page about Konqueror or KDE respectively. There’s Web Shortcuts for Google, Youtube, Facebook, Amazon, Yahoo, KDE, Launchpad, etc.
– Tabbed browsing and split views
– Bookmarks Manager – for easy access to your most visited sites
– Web page translation – can easily translate any web page into any language
– Spell Checking integrated

gFTP

gFTP

Web site: www.gftp.org
Category: Network
Subcategory: File Transfer
Platform: BSD, HP/UX 11, IRIX, Linux, Solaris, UNIX-like
License: GPL
Interface: GUI, CLI
Programing language: C
First release: November 30, 2008

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gFTP – an open source and free multithreaded file transfer client for *NIX based machines. gFTP can also perform file management tasks on the local and remote systems, including creating new directories, changing permissions (chmod), changing directories, renaming files and directories, and viewing and editing files. gFTP also includes a command-line interface which works in the same way as the standard FTP utility, notable differences include the ability to use SSH transfers and download directories recursively.

Main features:
– Distributed under the terms of the GNU Public License Agreement
– Written in C and has a text interface and a GTK+ 1.2/2.x interface
– Supports the FTP, FTPS (control connection only), HTTP, HTTPS, SSH and FSP protocols
– FTP and HTTP proxy server support
– Supports FXP file transfers (transferring files between 2 remote servers via FTP)
– Supports UNIX, EPLF, Novell, MacOS, VMS, MVS and NT (DOS) style directory listings
– Bookmarks menu to allow you to quickly connect to remote sites
– Fully Internationalized. The following translations of gFTP that are available: Albanian (sq), Amharic (am), Arabic (ar), Azerbaijan (az), Bangla (bn), Belarusian (be), Bulgarian (bg), Catalan (ca), Chinese (zh_CN,zh_HK,zh_TW), Croatian (hr), Czech (cs), Danish (da), Dutch (nl), Dzongkha (dz), English (en_CA, en_GB, en_US), Finnish (fi), French (fr), Galician (gl), German (de), Greek (el), Gujarati (gu), Hebrew (he), Hungarian (hu), Irish (ga), Italian (it), Kinyarwanda (rw), Korean (ko), Japanese (ja), Latvian (lv), Lithuanian (lt), Macedonian (mk), Malayalam (ml), Malay (ms), Nepali (ne), Norwegian (no), Norwegian bokmĂĽl (nb), Occitan (oc), Polish (pl), Portuguese (pt,pt_BR), Punjabi (pa), Romanian (ro), Russian (ru), Serbian (sr,sr@Latn), Slovak (sk), Spanish (es), Swedish (sv), Tamil (ta), Thai (th), Turkish (tr) and Ukrainian (uk) translations available.

The project developer is Brian Masney.

Transmission

Transmission

Web site: transmissionbt.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: p2p Clients
Platform: BSD, Linux, OS X, UNIX-like, Windows
License: GPL, MIT
Interface: GUI, CLI, Web UI
Programing language: C
First release: September 15, 2005

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Transmission – an open source, volunteer-based project of a BitTorrent client. Transmission has features such as: encryption, a web interface, peer exchange, magnet links, DHT, µTP, UPnP and NAT-PMP port forwarding, webseed support, watch directories, tracker editing, global and per-torrent speed limits, and more.

Transmission is a fast, easy, and free application which comes in several flavors:
– A native Mac OS X GUI application
– GTK+ and Qt GUI applications for Linux, BSD, etc.
– A headless daemon for servers and routers
– A web UI for remote controlling any of the above

Transmission is fully supported in transmission-remote, the preferred cli client. Three standalone tools to examine, create, and edit .torrent files exist: transmission-show, transmission-create, and transmission-edit, respectively.

Transmission doesn’t bundle toolbars, pop-up ads, flash ads, twitter tools, or anything else. It doesn’t hold some features back for a payware version. Its source code is available for anyone to review.

Prior to development of transmission-remote, the standalone client transmission-cli was created. Limited to a single torrent at a time, transmission-cli is deprecated and exists primarily to support older hardware dependent upon it. In almost all instances, transmission-remote should be used instead.

Different distributions may choose to package any or all of these tools in one or more separate packages.

uGet

uGet

Web site: ugetdm.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: Download Managers
Platform: Android, BSD, Linux, OS X, Windows
License: LGPL
Interface: GUI
Programing language: C, GTK
First release: January 2003

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uGet – an open source download manager application for GNU/Linux developed with GTK+, which also comes packaged as a portable Windows app.

uGet uses very few resources while at the same time packs an unparalleled powerful feature set. These features include a Queue, Pause/Resume, Multi-Connection (with adaptive segment management), Mirrors (multi-source), Multi-Protocol, Advanced Categorization, Clipboard Monitor, Batch Downloads, Individualized Category Default Settings, Speed Limiting, Total Active Downloads Control, and so much more!

Features: multiple parallel streams for download acceleration, Download Queue, Pause & Resume downloads, Advanced Category Management, Browser Integration, Clipboard Monitoring, Batch Downloads, localized into 23 Languages.

uGet was originally a GTK+2 based application that worked on various GTK+2 based distributions but in 2011 was upgraded to GTK+3 in anticipation of the technology advancement in the Linux Desktop.

The uGet project founder is C.H. Huang.