Project of the Week, July 13, 2015

Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of


Lxle is a full featured OS for an aging PC. Change is good, but changing everything isn’t always great. Same is true for aging computers and their operating systems. Support is sometimes lost too quickly with a 6 month core release cycle. Graphics cards, audio cards, and chipsets get dropped, along with other miscellaneous functions, with programs or drivers that just go missing. We all like having updated software, but we certainly don’t like down time or loss of features and capabilities. I believe most aging hardware just needs the right system on it, and lets face it, it helps keep a couple bucks in your pocket if you can squeeze a few more years out of your current system; without sacrificing performance, capability, usability, and of course aesthetics.
[ Download LXLE ]

CaesarIA (openCaesar3)

CaesarIA is an Open Source remake of the Caesar III game released by Impressions Games in 1998. It aims to expand the possibilities of the classical city-building simulators and to add new features showing the city life. Now the game works with Windows, Linux, Mac, Haiku, and Android. The original Caesar3 game is needed to play openCaesar3.
[ Download CaesarIA (openCaesar3) ]


FileBot is the ultimate tool for renaming your movies, tv shows, or anime, and downloading subtitles. It’s smart, streamlined for simplicity, and just works. FileBot supports Windows, Linux, and Mac, and includes a full-featured command-line interface for all sorts of automation.
[ Download FileBot ]


4MLinux is a miniature Linux distribution focusing on four capabilities: maintenance (by using it as a system rescue live CD), multimedia (for example, playing video DVDs), miniserver (using the inetd daemon), and mystery (meaning small Linux games).
[ Download 4MLinux ]


PSeInt is a pseudo-code interpreter for spanish-speaking programming students. Its main purpose is to be a tool for learning and understanding the basic concepts about programming and applying them with an easy understanding spanish pseudocode.
[ Download pseint ]

Parrot Security OS

Parrot Security OS is a Cloud friendly operating system designed for pentesting, computer forensics, reverse-engineering, hacking, Cloud pentesting, privacy/anonymity, and cryptography. It is based on Debian and developed by the Frozenbox network.
[ Download Parrot Security OS ]


LibreCAD is a fully comprehensive 2D CAD application that you can download and install for free. There is a large base of satisfied LibreCAD users worldwide, and it is available in more than 20 languages and for all major operating systems, including Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux (Debian, Ubuntu, Fedora, Mandriva, Suse, etc.).
[ Download LibreCAD ]

fre:ac – free audio converter

fre:ac is a free audio converter and CD ripper for various formats and encoders. It features MP3, MP4/M4A, WMA, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, AAC, and Bonk format support, integrates freedb/CDDB, CDText, and ID3v2 tagging, and is available in several languages.
[ Download fre:ac – free audio converter ]

FlightGear – Flight Simulator

Founded in 1997, FlightGear is developed by a worldwide group of volunteers, brought together by a shared ambition to create the most realistic flight simulator possible that is free to use, modify, and distribute. FlightGear is used all over the world by desktop flight simulator enthusiasts, for research in universities and for interactive exhibits in museums. FlightGear features more than 400 aircraft, a worldwide scenery database, a multi-player environment, detailed sky modelling, a flexible and open aircraft modelling system, varied networking options, multiple display support, a powerful scripting language and an open architecture. Best of all, being Open Source, the simulator is owned by the community and everyone is encouraged to contribute.
[ Download FlightGear – Flight Simulator ]


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