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.
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.
Agnix is a small, educational operating system kernel for i386, supporting 32-bit protected memory mode, paging, hardware switched tasks, memory tests, PCI bus, devices, PCI IRQ routing, RT timers, network protocols. It is available with all the source code and is fully compatible with the Linux kernel API.
Aigaion is a Web-based shared bibliography manager built on PHP/MySQL. It is based on the BibTeX format, but has support for other formats as well. Some of its key features are extensive support for organizing a bibliography in a topic structure, personal and public annotations on each publication, multi-user support, easy import/export, and an intuitive user interface.
Alan is an implementation of a Turing machine for educational purposes. It was created as a programing project at the University of Aplied Sciences Rosenheim. Features include an easy-to-use GUI and a reusable Turing Machine component. Additionally, Alan contains many example programs for the Turing machine.