ELinks

ELinks

Web site: www.elinks.cz
Category: Network
Subcategory: Web browsers
Platform: BSD, HP-UX, IRIX, Linux, OS/2, OS X, RISC OS, Solaris, UNIX, Windows
License: GPL
Interface: CLI
Programing language: C
First release: 2001

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ELinks – an advanced and well-established feature-rich text mode web browser. ELinks can render both frames and tables, is highly customizable and can be extended via Lua or Guile scripts. It is quite portable and runs on a variety of platforms. ELinks is an Open Source project covered by the GNU General Public License. It originates from the Links project written by Mikulas Patocka.

The main features are:
– Lots of protocols (local files, finger, http, https, ftp, smb, ipv4, ipv6)
– Authentication (HTTP authentication, Proxy authentication)
– Persistent cookies
– Cute menus and dialogs
– Tabbed browsing
– Support for browser scripting (Perl, Lua, Guile)
– Tables and frames rendering
– Colors
– Background (non-blocking) downloads
– Translated to many languages
– Completion and history in commonly used input dialogs
– Highly configurable through menus and/or human readable text files
– Download resuming support
– Compressed downloads support
– Mimetypes file support for mapping file extensions to content types

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.