Scientific Packages List

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Software available in Fedora Scientific

This page is in progress. All the packages included are here

(Refer: Scientific_Spin)


Scientific and Numerical Computing Tools/Environments

Name Functionality Homepage
gsl GNU Scientific Library http://www.gnu.org/s/gsl/
maxima Computer Algebra System http://maxima.sourceforge.net/
GNU Octave (with QtOctave frontend) Numerical Computation Package http://www.gnu.org/software/octave/
matplotlib Python plotting library http://matplotlib.sourceforge.net/
SciPy Scientific tools for Python http://www.scipy.org/
SpeedCrunch Fast, high precision and powerful desktop calculator http://speedcrunch.org/en_US/index.html
Spyder Scientific PYthon Development EnviRonment http://packages.python.org/spyder/
Root Data Analysis http://root.cern.ch/drupal/
R (with Rkward) Statistical Computing and Graphics http://www.r-project.org/

Generic Programming and Development Tools/Libraries

Name Functionality Homepage
C/C++ tools (gcc, autotools, flex, bison, strace,ddd, valgrind..) Tools for C/C++ development http://gcc.gnu.org/ and others.
GNU Fortran Fortran Compiler http://gcc.gnu.org/fortran/
Java Development tools Java compilers/interprters http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Java
NetBeans IDE IDE for C/C++/Java/PHP/Groovy.. http://netbeans.org/
Eclipse IDE IDE for C/C++/Java/PHP/Groovy.. http://www.eclipse.org/

Parallel and Distributed Progeamming Tools/Libraries

Name Functionality Homepage
OpenMP Shared memory C/C++ programming http://openmp.org/wp/
OpenMPI Open Source MPI implementation http://www.open-mpi.org/
PVM Parallel Virtual Machine http://www.csm.ornl.gov/pvm/
Torque Batch jobs processing/Resource manager Homepage


Editing, Plotting, Drawing and Visualization

Name Functionality Homepage
Texmaker LaTex Editor http://www.xm1math.net/texmaker/
Kile TeX/LaTeX editor for the KDE http://kile.sourceforge.net/
Lyx The Document Processor http://www.lyx.org/
Scribus Layout and Publishing http://www.scribus.net/canvas/Scribus
Inkscape Vector graphics editor http://inkscape.org/
ScITE Text Editor http://www.scintilla.org/SciTE.html
Xfig and associated Utilities Drawing program http://www.xfig.org/
gnuplot Plotting Program http://www.gnuplot.info
Dia Drawing program http://projects.gnome.org/dia/
GGobi Data Visualization http://www.ggobi.org/
G3DATA Extracting data from graphs http://www.frantz.fi/software/g3data.php
GIMP Image processing http://www.gimp.org/

Version Control/Backup tools and Document Managers

Name Functionality Homepage
Git (with GUI) Distributed Version control http://git-scm.com/
SVN (RapidSVN) Subversion Version Control http://rapidsvn.tigris.org/
backintime(with GUI) Backup tool http://backintime.le-web.org/
pdfshuffler PDF manager Homepage
BibTool Bibliography manager Homepage


--Amitksaha 22:17, 19 October 2011 (UTC)