Freeware/Open Source for Windows Weekly Summary

by Todd Ogasawara

Got Open Data???
Sat, 18 Aug 2007 09:15:38

An O'Reilly Radar blog item let me to read...

Brad's Thoughts on the Social Graph

...which led me to...

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last100 list: 10 sites for free legal music
Sat, 18 Aug 2007 09:01:06

Website last100 lists...

10 sites for free legal music

Go and get 'em!

Sourcefire Bought ClamAV. What Does This Mean for ClamWin?
Fri, 17 Aug 2007 11:59:44

Infoworld reports that Sourcefire bought the Open Source ClamAV anti-virus project. ClamAV is the engine that powers the free ClamWin anti-virus scanner for Microsoft Windows. I wonder if the corporate ownership of ClamAV will affect ClamWin?

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Google Spreadsheet New(-ish) Column Sort Tool
Thu, 16 Aug 2007 21:49:16

Google Spreadsheet sort
Google announced a couple of new features for Google Docs a few weeks back. But, I only remembered about the new sort feature this evening :-). We've always been able to sort columns in Google Spreadsheet using the button tool. However, if you hover over the bar beneath a column label (frozen row 1), you will see a tool tip like the one shown above. This lets you choose ascending or descending sort and then perform the actual sort.

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BlockCAD 3.18: Build Virtual LEGO Models
Wed, 15 Aug 2007 20:13:45

I often hesitate to mention F/FOSS apps that have not seen active development for a couple of years. But, as a huge LEGO fan, I'll make an exception for this Windows Freeware app...

BlockCAD 3.18

...which was release over two years ago on January 4, 2005. It lets you build virtual models using LEGO-like bricks on your Windows screen.

Let me know if you have any favorite LEGO-related freeware or Open Source apps for Windows or Mac OS X.

Xming X Server for Windows
Tue, 14 Aug 2007 21:58:25

I probably spend as much time looking at an X Windows display as I do working on Windows Vista or Mac OS X. Why? Because most of my day job work involves working with Linux. It is pretty easy to install X11 on Mac OS X. Windows, however, is more of a problem. So, I was pretty excited to learn about...

Xming X Server for Windows

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Ruby Pocket Reference (book): Useful Windows Tip Found Here
Mon, 13 Aug 2007 20:28:19

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