Freeware/Open Source for Windows Weekly Summary

by Todd Ogasawara Tools for VMware ESX and Virtual Center
Fri, 24 Aug 2007 06:09:06

This site... Tools for VMware ESX server and Virtual Center

...provides a list of tools for VMware's ESX (the high end enterprise-grade virtualization product) and Virtual Center (the high end hypervisor management product). Not all of the tools listed are free. However, many are. If you use VMware ESX with Virtual Center, you definitely want to check out this site's list.

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Panoramio: Submit Place Photos to Google Earth
Wed, 22 Aug 2007 22:27:37

OK, this is more of a request than my usual nano-commentary.

Panoramio: Photos of the World

...was acquired by Google last month (July 2007). If you download and install the latest version of Google Earth, you'll find that one its features displaying user submitted photos of places all over the world. This is great stuff (and a tremendous time waster :-). So, here's my request...

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Lightning: Mozilla Thunderbird Calendar Add-in
Wed, 22 Aug 2007 06:11:15

This has probably been around for a while. However, I only learned about the Mozilla Lightning add-on calendar project for the Mozilla Thunderbird email client (another on my must have list) a couple of days ago. It is listed along with the better known (to me anyway) Mozilla Sunbird standalone calendar client as a calendar project. I hope this add-on doesn't fade away along with Thunderbird after it is split off from the main Mozilla group.

WinSCP 4.0.3
Mon, 20 Aug 2007 21:11:47

WinSCP 4.0.3
If you often sit at a Windows PC but need to transfer files to or from a Linux box or Mac using SCP (Secure Copy), you definitely want to consider using the Open Source...

WinSCP 4.0.3

I've been using this for a couple of years now and it is definitely in my must-have list (Hmm, guess I should create an actual list for this site :-). This most recent version was released just last month on July 12.

Buzzword: Web Word Processor
Sun, 19 Aug 2007 21:22:26

I use Google Docs a lot and I'm always looking for the next web-based untethering app like it. So, I hopped over to...

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