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Status icon Package Description Status Comment
Tagaini Jisho a free, open-source Japanese dictionary and kanji lookup that aims at becoming your Japanese study assistant.
Textpattern a CMS popular with some web designers. It's GPL and is LAMP-y.
Thinkfan A simple fan control program
TinyXML++ A very nice, modern C++ interface to TinyXML. MIT license. Nice software; painful, obscure build system.
Tipp10 A 10 finger write trainer (Has no configure script and a MakeFile generated by qmake for QT on windows)
TPTP Eclipse Test & Performance Tools Platform
Trang Trang is James Clark's multi-format schema converter based on RELAX-NG. Example RPMs available at authors site and has been checked with gcj.
toshutils (includes GUI) or toshset (CL only) Allows users to control Toshiba hardware
TrueCrypt Free open-source disk encryption software for Linux. Version 5 now includes a WxWidgets Gui and uses Fuse instead of kernel modules for the filesystem parts. Thus, inclusion to Fedora should be possible. Requires some fixing in Main/Main.make to build against Fedora's WxWidgets. Not 'free open-source', i.e. legal would block this. See spot's comments 1 2 on TrueCrypt's version 2.5 license. The issues mentioned with section VI.2 and VI.3 in spot's emails may have been fixed in version 2.7 of the license. The issue mentioned with section III.1.2 and III.2 does not seem to have been fixed at all. (available from RpmFusion)
TuxShop point of sale and retail management application.
TV-Browser A java application to view the current tv program Review Request
TwoLame A MPEG-1 Audio Layer 2 encoder. Probably would be blocked based on Spot's comment [1]
ufsutils Utilities to manage the UFS filesystem, mostly used in BSD or derived operating systems. This include FFS, UFS and UFS2.
ulatencyd Scriptable daemon daemon that controls how the Linux kernel will spend it's resources on the running processes.
Unico Gtk+ Theming Engine Unico is a Gtk+ engine that aims to be the more complete yet powerful theming engine for Gtk+ 3.0 and newer It's used in several Gtk + 3.0 themes
Unicode Character Database UNIDATA files are used by many packages (perl, gucharmap, etc) in private-copy mode. A common package would be cleaner technically and legally. Review Request
unp debian/ubuntu script for uncompressing archives bugzilla request
uPdf A tool to write and paint to an existing pdf file. uPdf can insert pages of another pdf, insert new pages, remove and extract pages, rotate pages, paste an image in the existing pdf, and much more.
Checkmark.png uperf A network performance tool, developed by the Performance Applications Engineering group at Sun Microsystems, that supports modelling and replay of various networking patterns. [ uperf
urfkill For the laptop and mobile devices users, the management of the radio killswitches is important for the connectivity and power consumption. HAL used to take care of this job, but it is now deprecated. The urfkill project is created to fill the gap and to provide more flexible configuration for the rfkill-related function keys.
Vagalume A client for Gnome and Maemo. Review Request (failed) (available from Livna)
Vigor XMMS plugin that acts like Clippy. Fun!
VNCSnapshot VNC Snapshot is a command-line program for VNC. It will save a JPEG image of the VNC server's screen.
Visual Python a Python module that offers real-time 3D output, and is easily usable by novice programmers. Depends on non-free software (Polygon).
[2] Wavelet denoise Gimp plugin
WTP Eclipse Webtools Project (JSP, HTML, JavaScript, XML, etc.) (Effort to build this package are ongoing)
Wine-doors an application designed to make installing windows software on Linux Review Request (dropped)
Webmin web-front end to shorewall Review Request (dropped) (NB: Webmin had a rather doubtful security record in the past -- NilsPhilippsen)
WideStudio an open source, Integrated Development Environment for desktop applications
Wikidot an open source wiki server/wiki farm.
wNutrak (downloadable from is an UNIQUE tool for downloading data from some modern Garmin GPSes (such as Garmin nuvi 760) and converting it from proprietary .bin format to standard .gpx format. This tool is critical for the free OpenstreetMap project, in order to collect GPS traces from project's contributors.
wxRemind frontend for Remind, calendar and alarm application. (LinuxJournal article on remind)