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Linux.com: Some Linux Apps Are Small Wonders

Jan 31, 2005, 12:15 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Richard Salsbury)

"While it's easy to sing the praises of big applications like OpenOffice.org or the GIMP (and rightly so), the heavyweights of the open source world cast a long shadow over a host of much smaller, lesser-known apps that may do just what you need. One of the original philosophies behind Unix was that a program should do one thing and do it well. Here are a few programs that embody that philosophy.

"The e3 console text editor takes minimalism to the max--the binary is a minuscule 13KB in size! So why use this instead of [insert the name of your favorite editor here]...?

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