Tuesday, February 03, 2009

FREE Utility Grab-Bag

Enough the posts about how bad the industry or overall economy is. How about some FREE stuff? You can't pass that up (especially in this economy ;-).

Therefore, I'm highlighting a few useful commands or utility packages that an engineer might use regularly. I plan to follow this up with a post on useful free EDA packages. My "go-to" utilities are

think of it as "text VNC". lightweight and low bandwith. Hey, most of what we do in VNC is textual anyway, right?
rock-solid terminal client to access *nix from Windows
free industrial-strength encryption. Because you'd hate to have your USB drive or notebook PC data fall into the wrong hands.
*nix command to process a list (e.g., of file names) piped from another command

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