> >>  last time I checked, gimp for win32 crashed a lot. Blender is
> >> another candidate, but it's not very mainstream.
> > I use gimp on WinXP here at work quite a bit and have never run into any
> > problems with it, no more than any other Windows app that is. At the
> I'll second that. I have it on Windows 2000 here at work, and had few
> problems. I also have xemacs installed, tcl python and perl, Ethereal,
> RealVNC, cygwin, nmap-win, FabForce DBDesigner, syn editor. That's what I
> can find at the minute. Can provide URLs if required.
hmmm, ~7 months ago on a Windows 2000 box gimp crashed constantly for
me. I've also had an off-list reply saying that a 2-weeks-ago gimp
installation is always crashing. I'll take another look when then time
I'm only going to include maybe 4-6 apps on the CD. It's not going to
be a "toolbox", it'll just be a few classy apps to showcase Free
Software, so I only want to include apps that mop the floor with their
I also want to burn some Morphix or Knoppix+freedom CD's for people that
want more. (AFAIK the small unFree parts of Morphix have been factored
out into a seperate module which can be excluded. More info about the
Knoppix+freedom project is at: http://live-gnu-linux.infodrom.org/ )
A more tech inclusive CD with things like perl, php, python, MySQL,
Apache, emacs, blender, etc. would be beyond my resources, but I'll
include a link to the OpenCD and gnuwin sites, and some others.
(thanks to everyone for the on- and off-list pointers.)
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