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Wireshark(Ethereal)

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Wireshark(Originally named Ethereal) is a free and open-source packet analyzer. It is used for network troubleshooting, and analysis.

License: GPL
Written in: C
Operating system: Cross-platform

Website: http://www.wireshark.org/
Download: http://www.wireshark.org/download.html
Documents: http://www.wireshark.org/docs/

TrueCrypt

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TrueCrypt is a software application used for on-the-fly encryption (OTFE). It is distributed without cost and the source code is available. It can create a virtual encrypted disk within a file or encrypt a partition or the entire storage device.

License: TrueCrypt License
Written in: C++,C,Assembly
Operating system: Cross-platform

WinMerge

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WinMerge is an Open Source differencing and merging tool for Windows. WinMerge can compare both folders and files, presenting differences in a visual text format that is easy to understand and handle.

WinMerge is highly useful for determining what has changed between project versions, and then merging changes between versions. WinMerge can be used as an external differencing/merging tool or as a standalone application.

License: GPL
Written in: C++
Operating system: Windows

Snort

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Snort is an open source network intrusion prevention and detection system (IDS/IPS) developed by Sourcefire. Combining the benefits of signature, protocol, and anomaly-based inspection, Snort is the most widely deployed IDS/IPS technology worldwide.

License: GPL
Written in: C
Operating system: Cross-platform

Website: http://www.snort.org/
Download: http://www.snort.org/snort-downloads
Documents: http://www.snort.org/docs

OpenWrt

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OpenWrt is described as a Linux distribution for embedded devices. OpenWrt provides a fully writable filesystem with package management. This frees you from the application selection and configuration provided by the vendor and allows you to customize the device through the use of packages to suit any application. For developer, OpenWrt is the framework to build an application without having to build a complete firmware around it; for users this means the ability for full customization, to use the device in ways never envisioned.

License: GPL
Written in: C++, C, Assembly

eMule

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eMule is a free peer-to-peer file sharing application for Microsoft Windows. Started in May 2002 as an alternative to eDonkey2000, eMule now connects to both the eDonkey network and the Kad network. The distinguishing features of eMule are the direct exchange of sources between client nodes, fast recovery of corrupted downloads, and the use of a credit system to reward frequent uploaders. Furthermore, eMule transmits data in zlib-compressed form to save bandwidth.

License: GPL
Written in: C++
Operating system: Windows

Website: http://www.emule-project.net/

VirtualBox

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VirtualBox is a general-purpose full virtualizer for x86 hardware. Targeted at server, desktop and embedded use, it is now the only professional-quality virtualization solution that is also Open Source Software.

License: GPL
Written in: C++, C, Assembly
Operating system: Cross-platform

KeePass

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KeePass is a free open source password manager, which helps you to manage your passwords in a secure way. You can put all your passwords in one database, which is locked with one master key or a key file. So you only have to remember one single master password or select the key file to unlock the whole database. The databases are encrypted using the best and most secure encryption algorithms currently known (AES and Twofish).

License: GPL
Written in: C#
Operating system: Windows

Website: http://www.keepass.info/
Download: http://www.keepass.info/download.html

Openfiler

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Openfiler is an operating system that provides file-based network-attached storage and block-based storage area network. It was created by Xinit Systems, and is based on the rPath Linux distribution.

License: GPL
Written in: various
Operating system: Linux

Website: http://www.openfiler.com/
Download: http://www.openfiler.com/community/download/
Documents: http://www.openfiler.com/learn/

MyGeneration

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MyGeneration is an extremely flexible template based code generator written in Microsoft.NET. MyGeneration is great at generating code for ORM architectures. The meta-data from your database is made available to the templates through the MyMeta API.

License: BSD
Written in: C#
Operating system: Windows

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