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Free Software Projects
This page contains information about the various free software and open source projects ACC are involved in.
IRC Servers
GIMPNet GIMPNet is the IRC network that, among other projects, GIMP and Gnome consider home. ACC hosts one of the main IRC servers, along with mailinglist etc for technical collaboration among the IRC operators.
Freenode Freenode provides discussion facilities for the Free and Open Source Software communities, for not-for-profit organizations and for related communities and organizations. ACC provides one of the leaf servers on the network.
OFTC The Open and Free Technology Community aims to provide stable and effective collaboration services to members of the community in any part of the world, while closely listening to their needs and desires. ACC provides a server for users on this IRC network.
File archive
These are some of the projects hosted/mirrored by ftp.acc.umu.se, for more information about that server, see: about.
Debian Debian is a big Linux distribution, ACC hosts the main distribution point for installation, cdimage.debian.org, as well as the swedish package mirror, ftp.se.debian.org, and lots of other Debian content like video files from the debian developers conference.
Ubuntu Ubuntu is a Linux distribution for ordinary humans, as well as those who like things to "just work". The Swedish release and package mirrors are both hosted on the ACC mirror.
GNOME GNOME offers an easy to understand desktop for your GNU/Linux or UNIX computer. The ACC archive hosts ftp.gnome.org, the main software distribution point, as well as some parts of the webpages.
GIMP GIMP is the GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed piece of software for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. GIMP is mirrored at ACC, together with tutorial videos and other resources.
Mozilla, Firefox Mozilla is mostly known for the Firefox browser, but also provides the Thunderbird mail client and several other projects. The mirror at ACC handles a significant portion of global Firefox downloads.
PuTTY PuTTY is a free implementation of Telnet and SSH for Win32 and Unix platforms, along with an xterm terminal emulator. PuTTY is mirrored at ACC for both the public and our own users who access our systems from Windows machines.
Hosted services
Debian In addition to the distribution on the File Archive, ACC hosts the Debian machine producing CD-images and the BitTorrent tracker for Debian CD-image distribution.
kernel.org The Linux Kernel Archives is the primary distribution point for the Linux kernel, as well as a set of mirros of many Linux distributions. Together with Umeå University, ACC helps host a couple of machines for kernel.org.

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This page was last changed by wmaster on 29/05 - 2009.