ADIOS boot CD is a Linux live CD based on Red Hat Linux and a 2.6 kernel, with additional support for squashfs, unionfs, and SELinux. The CD can run from RAM, USB memory stick, or use FAT/EXT files for /var, or copy/install the CD to FAT/EXT files. The user can choose from KDE or IceWM. The user can start User Mode Linux (UML) virtual machines, each of which can start X. Each of the virtual machines can be networked via virtual ethernet switches and hubs. ADIOS requires at least 128MB RAM to run X11.
AJAX Book Reader is a complete AJAX client-server application that may be used with a Web browser to display a sequence of text files one page at a time. The display style is completely controlled by a configuration file. The first application of this is as a book viewer where each chapter resides in a seperate text file. It is also suitable for any case where it is not practical to show all of the text to be displayed at once in the browser window.
APLM (Alex Personal Library Manager) is a set of Perl scripts for managing a small library. It is designed to be easy to set up, easy to use, very customizable, and self-contained. It lets you type in your books, change a few paths, and get going without worrying about MySQL or anything. It also has a Web interface.
ASCIIMathML is a script that converts calculator-style ASCII math notation (and many LaTeX formulas) to Presentation MathML while your Web page loads. It works with HTML and XHTML files in Mozilla/Firefox/Netscape 7+ browsers, as well as in Internet Explorer 6 with MathPlayer. For example, the solutions for the equation 'ax^2+bx+c=0' are expressed in the HTML file as '(-b +- sqrt(b^2 - 4ac))/(2a)', and display as nicely formatted MathML. The script can be easily used in wikiservers and blogs, as a rudimentary MathML editor (with instant preview), and to preview math formulas as they are typed into a Web page input area.
AbulEdu Calcul Mental is a software tool that trains children in mental calculation as stipulated by the French Ministry of Education for primary schools. Activities include addition, subtraction, multiplication of integers, addition tables (+2 to +9), times tables (x2 to x9), additional additives (to 10, to 100, to 1000), multiples (of 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 and 50), and orders of magnitude (with additions, subtractions, and multiplications). There is also an editor and selective launcher.
AbulÉdu is a Ubuntu-based distribution for primary schools. It is currently in French but most of the tools can be translated. An AbulÉdu server can handle Mac, Windows (samba), GNU/Linux and X terminal (with LTSP) clients. The server acts as a central gateway for Web, mail, and printing, and facilitates the management of classes, pupils, and teachers. Everybody can publish Web pages on an intranet using Apache and all administration tasks are performed using a browser. The result is that a teacher who is not a computer specialist can install and manage a school network.