"The annual Google Summer of Code is upon us again. For the
uninformed, that's when Google pays hundreds of students and
hundreds of mentors to work on free software projects, ranging from
AbiSource to Zumastor. This is where great projects like the
GDebiKDE installer were created. And this year looks even better
than before, with 175 organizations and 1125 students. So today,
I'm going to do a short rundown of some of my favorites. I can't
fit them all in (let's save some trees!), but these are just some
that stood out for me. OS
"One thing that I've always wished Debian-based distros to have
was a GUI for Aptitude. There are plenty for Apt (Synaptic, Adept,
and KPackage are just a few), but the more powerful Aptitude only
has its own terminal interface. Because of this, Obey Arthur Liu
has begun work on a GTK+ GUI for Aptitude. If Obey completes it,
I'm definitely using it..."
Some of the products that appear on this site are from companies from which QuinStreet receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site including, for example, the order in which they appear. QuinStreet does not include all companies or all types of products available in the marketplace.