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Free win32 Software Distribution Project

Post by Marti »

hi everyone!

i recently had the idea of this:

we could take a little real good free software for windows, and modify them that they better work together and give them a standarized look and feel.

the whole thing is called "Free win32 Software Distribution Project" or just "FreeWSD"

than we only need a package manager that updates the system and get optimized builds.

it schuld be installable on Windows and later also on ROS

so ROS also would become more popular

i mean today i use a quarter of my time for seeking updates, and eyery time i reinstall Windows, i must install this, and this, and this. short: it sucks. :x

here is the actual homepage: http://reactos.com/wiki/index.php/Free_ ... on_Project

what do you think?
this seems to be some weird singnature
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marti wrote:the whole thing is called "Free win32 Software Distribution Project" or just "FreeWSD"
...
what do you think?
-> Free "Ros32" Software Distribution Project :wink:

Please use the search function (in RosWiki). There is already such a list!

Softwarelist (Open Source / Freeware):
http://reactos.com/wiki/index.php/PackageManager_Tree

ReactOS Package Manager:
http://reactos.com/wiki/index.php/React ... ge_Manager

Further links for free software:
http://osswin.sourceforge.net/
http://os-infoguide.jiz-m.de/
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Re: Free win32 Software Distribution Project

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frik85 wrote:There is already such a list!
the project wants more than only list free windows apps

it wants to make them fit together
this seems to be some weird singnature
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Post by uniQ »

On the other hand, it's nice to see ppl making use of the hierarchical capabilites of MediaWiki!

BTW, when you mean "native" widgets, what do you mean? Shareaza I know uses skinning, so I'm a bit confused as to what exactly you mean.

Thanx

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Post by Quigs »

what I want...something that can automatically go and download Nightly builds of things like Firefox, VLC, and install with absolutely no input from me.

...yes I prolli could do it in a batch file but im lazy...

I vote to get a Bit torrent client we can use as a service and use that to download software....just an idea
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Post by uniQ »

Quigs wrote:I vote to get a Bit torrent client we can use as a service and use that to download software....just an idea
When we get to the point of having a OS updater, they may be a good idea, especially if they (he) can get around the firewall problem.

-Q
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Post by forart »

Uh, oh ! Check these out:

TheOpenCD
OpenSourceList.org
OSSwin
Winlibre
GNUWin

...need more ?

Anyway, i think we need the collaboration of REACTOS.NET.TC (Klemens Friedl).
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Post by ma-games.de »

GNUWin seems to be dead....
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Post by Marti »

uniQ wrote: BTW, when you mean "native" widgets, what do you mean? Shareaza I know uses skinning, so I'm a bit confused as to what exactly you mean.
er, i don't know, but isn't it also able to run with 'native' widgets?

and usining bit torrent or other p2p-networks is a nice idea, i think

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Post by nikkie »

protowall is a free firewall

http://www.bluetack.co.uk/modules.php?n ... page&pid=2

http://fileforum.betanews.com/detail/Pr ... 75448922/1

a few other great programs id love to see added

Filezip
musikcube
captura
free download manager
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Well, if people is listing..

Post by trondjac »

Here are a site with many and only freeware programs. Maybe worth taking a look...

http://www.myfreeprograms.com

I guess many of these programs will work with ReactOS, as the OS evolvs.
-- Want freeware, check out:
http://www.myfreeprograms.com
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Post by forart »

@anyone interested: Untested (open source) software list

Contributors & tester needed !
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