everything wrong with free software

 "free as in speech"

### mlsd: x *originally posted:* jan 2022 *updated:* oct 2022 not the most complete software directory-- only the most free! ### XBindKeys => http://www.nongnu.org/xbindkeys/xbindkeys.html notes: ``` tags: for-openbsd license-gpl2-and-higher ``` ### XKeyboardConfig => https://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/XKeyboardConfig/ notes: ``` tags: license-mit ``` ### XML/TA library for glib2 and pcre => http://xmlg.sf.net/ notes: ``` tags: license-lgpl2 ``` ### XMLDB Home Page - Home => http://xmldb.sourceforge.net/ notes: ``` tags: license-lgpl2 ``` ### XPVM: A Graphical Console and Monitor for PVM => http://www.netlib.org/utk/icl/xpvm/xpvm.html notes: ``` tags: license-x11 ``` ### XTide: Harmonic tide clock and tide predictor => https://flaterco.com/xtide/ notes: ``` tags: license-gpl3-and-higher ``` ### Xplanet => http://xplanet.sourceforge.net notes: ``` tags: for-openbsd license-gpl2 ``` ### xcave => http://xcave.free.fr/ notes: ``` tags: license-gpl2 ``` ### xcb-types => http://hackage.haskell.org/package/xcb-types notes: license appears to be 3-clause-bsd; license text available at https://hackage.haskell.org/package/xcb-types-0.11.0/src/LICENSE ``` tags: license-in-notes ``` ### xshogi - GNU Project - Free Software Foundation (FSF) => https://www.gnu.org/software/xshogi/ notes: ``` tags: license-gpl1 ``` # ► most libre: ### XPP/XPPAUT Homepage => http://www.math.pitt.edu/~bard/xpp/xpp.html notes: ``` tags: license-gpl2 ``` ### Xonotic: The Free and Fast Arena Shooter - Xonotic => http://www.xonotic.org/ notes: ``` tags: for-openbsd license-gpl2-and-higher license-gpl3-and-higher ``` ### X-Itools: Email/Web Log Search Engine download | SourceForge.net => https://sourceforge.net/projects/x-itools/ notes: ``` tags: license-gpl3 ``` ### X-Sys plugin for X-Chat => https://web.archive.org/web/20211020204141/https://dev.gentoo.org/~chainsaw/xsys/ notes: no longer hosted at http://dev.gentoo.org/~chainsaw/xsys/ but archive url leads to source code ``` tags: license-gpl2-and-higher ``` ### XCrySDen - (X-Window) Crystalline Structures and => http://www.xcrysden.org/ notes: ``` tags: license-gpl2-and-higher ``` ### XDCC-Fetch => http://xdccfetch.sourceforge.net/ notes: license appears to be 3-clause-bsd; license text available at https://xdccfetch.sourceforge.net/#license ``` tags: license-in-notes ``` ### XFA Home Page => http://www.xmailserver.org/xfa-lib.html notes: ``` tags: license-lgpl2-point-1 ``` ### XFE Homepage => http://roland65.free.fr/xfe/ notes: ``` tags: for-openbsd license-gpl2 ``` ### XFree86® Home to the X Window System => http://www.xfree86.org/ notes: from http://www.xfree86.org/4.8.0/README2.html "XFree86 source code is covered by many licenses. All of these licenses have in common the fact that they do not impose significant conditions on the modification or redistribution or either source code or binaries..." ``` tags: license-in-notes ``` ### XFwall - Firewall Software For Linux download | SourceForge.net => http://sourceforge.net/projects/xfwall/ notes: ``` tags: license-gpl2 ``` ### XGalaga download | SourceForge.net => http://sourceforge.net/projects/xgalaga/ notes: ``` tags: license-gpl2 ``` ### XHDBench => http://web.archive.org/web/20120114014423/http://juanisan.homeip.net/xhdbench/ notes: ``` tags: license-gpl2 ``` ### XLocate download | SourceForge.net => https://sourceforge.net/projects/xlocate/ notes: ``` tags: license-gpl2 ``` ### XMLStarlet Command Line XML Toolkit: News => http://xmlstar.sourceforge.net/ notes: license text at https://xmlstar.sourceforge.net/license.php ``` tags: for-openbsd license-mit ``` ### XMMS Crossfade Plugin - News => http://www.eisenlohr.org/xmms-crossfade/news.html notes: ``` tags: license-gpl2 ``` ### XMMS-Shell download | SourceForge.net => https://sourceforge.net/projects/xmms-shell/ notes: source contains public domain dedication and notice regarding readline-linked binaries ``` tags: license-public-domain ``` ### XMail Home Page => http://www.xmailserver.org/ notes: ``` tags: license-gpl2-and-higher ``` ### XMakemol Homepage => http://www.nongnu.org/xmakemol/ notes: ``` tags: license-gpl2 ``` ### XPaint => http://sf-xpaint.sourceforge.net/ notes: sourceforge lists "other license"; file "COPYING" from source download is gpl3 ``` tags: license-gpl3 ``` ### XPenguins Homepage => http://xpenguins.seul.org/ notes: ``` tags: license-gpl2 ``` ### XPhoon -- X Phase of Moon => http://xphoon.sourceforge.net/ notes: license text from source download: 'Copyright (C) 1988, 1991 by Jef Poskanzer and Craig Leres. Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software and its documentation for any purpose and without fee is hereby granted, provided that the above copyright notice appear in all copies and that both that copyright notice and this permission notice appear in supporting documentation. This software is provided "as is" without express o implied warranty.' ``` tags: for-openbsd license-in-notes ``` ### XRecord download | SourceForge.net => https://sourceforge.net/projects/xrecord/?source=directory notes: license appears to be 3-clause-bsd ``` tags: license-in-notes ``` ### XRoar, a Dragon and Tandy 8-bit computer emulator => http://www.6809.org.uk/dragon/xroar.shtml notes: may use non-free firmware (from emulated machine) ``` tags: for-openbsd license-gpl3-and-higher ``` ### XTERM – Terminal emulator for the X Window => http://web.archive.org/web/20220107164858/https://invisible-island.net/xterm/ notes: normally when someone adds some doucheware like suckuri firewall to their website i consider them hostile to free software, but since this is the ncurses guy he gets special treatment. seriously though tom, whats up? you like being blocked by totalitarian governments? heres the archived link since invisible-island wants to infantilise users. this is nearly a policy exception. it isnt made lightly. ``` tags: for-openbsd server-hates-your-freedom license-x11 ``` ### XTux homepage => http://xtux.sourceforge.net/ notes: ``` tags: license-gpl2 ``` ### Xbae Matrix Widget Home Page => http://xbae.sourceforge.net/ notes: ``` tags: for-openbsd license-2-clause-bsd ``` ### Xbase (formerly XDB) - Xbase compatible download | SourceForge.net => http://sourceforge.net/projects/xdb/ notes: ``` tags: license-lgpl2 ``` ### Xd3d home page => http://www.cmap.polytechnique.fr/~jouve/xd3d/ notes: ``` tags: license-gpl2 ``` ### XdTV => http://xawdecode.sourceforge.net/ notes: ``` tags: license-gpl2 ``` ### Xenoclast => http://www.xenoclast.org/agnostos/ notes: moved to https://sourceforge.net/projects/agnostos/ but you can get there from the previous link which is also useful ``` tags: license-gpl2 ``` ### Xi – A Free Software CAD framework => http://hedmen.org/xi/ notes: ``` tags: license-gpl2-and-higher ``` ### Xinvest download | SourceForge.net => http://sourceforge.net/projects/xinvest/ notes: license appears to be 3-clause-bsd; license determined from xquote source archive ``` tags: for-openbsd license-in-notes ``` ### Xiph.org: libao: a cross platform audio library => http://www.xiph.org/ao/ notes: ``` tags: for-openbsd license-gpl2-and-higher ``` ### XmGraph download | SourceForge.net => http://sf.net/projects/xmgraph notes: ``` tags: license-gpl2 ``` ### Xmahjongg => http://www.lcdf.org/xmahjongg/ notes: ``` tags: for-openbsd license-gpl2 ``` ### Xmsgd => http://thomas.apestaart.org/projects/Xmsgd/ notes: ``` tags: license-gpl2 ``` ### Xwrits => http://www.lcdf.org/xwrits/ notes: ``` tags: for-openbsd license-gpl2 ``` ### x2 | RubyGems.org | your community gem host => https://rubygems.org/gems/x2 notes: ``` tags: license-mit ``` ### x264, the best H.264/AVC encoder - VideoLAN => http://www.videolan.org/developers/x264.html notes: ``` tags: for-openbsd license-gpl2 ``` ### x2vnc 1.7.2 => http://www.hubbe.net/~hubbe/x2vnc.html notes: ``` tags: for-openbsd license-gpl2-and-higher ``` ### x3270 => http://x3270.bgp.nu/ notes: license appears to be 3-clause-bsd; other parts licensed mit, see https://x3270.miraheze.org/wiki/X3270_license ``` tags: for-openbsd license-in-notes ``` ### xDMS - Amiga DMS archive extractor => http://zakalwe.fi/~shd/foss/xdms/ notes: from xdms.txt in source "xDMS is released as public domain software." ``` tags: for-openbsd license-public-domain ``` ### xboxdrv moved to http://xboxdrv.gitlab.io => http://pingus.seul.org/~grumbel/xboxdrv/ notes: ``` tags: license-gpl3 ``` ### xcutmp3 - a simple frontend for cutmp3 => http://www.puchalla-online.de/xcutmp3.html notes: ``` tags: license-gpl2 ``` ### xdiskusage => http://xdiskusage.sourceforge.net/ notes: ``` tags: license-gpl2-and-higher ``` ### xine - A Free Video Player - Home => http://xinehq.de/ notes: ``` tags: license-gpl2 ``` ### xmlformat: XML Document Formatter => http://www.kitebird.com/software/xmlformat/ notes: license appears to be 3-clause-bsd ``` tags: license-in-notes ``` ### xmms-syncup | Home => http://xmms-syncup.sourceforge.net/ notes: ``` tags: license-gpl2 ``` ### xrebind - Summary [Savannah] => https://savannah.nongnu.org/projects/xrebind notes: ``` tags: license-gpl2-and-higher ``` ### xtitle => http://www.cs.indiana.edu/~kinzler/xtitle notes: ``` tags: license-gpl2 ``` ### xvidcap download | SourceForge.net => http://www.sourceforge.net/projects/xvidcap notes: ``` tags: license-gpl2 ``` ### xvkbd - Virtual Keyboard for X Window System => http://t-sato.in.coocan.jp/xvkbd/ notes: ``` tags: for-openbsd license-gpl2-and-higher ``` ### xwax: Digital vinyl on Linux => http://www.xwax.co.uk notes: ``` tags: license-gpl3 ``` # ► gtk-based: ### X-CD-Roast => http://www.xcdroast.org/ notes: ``` tags: for-openbsd license-gpl2 ``` ### XPN download | SourceForge.net => http://cvs.sourceforge.net/viewcvs.py/xpn/ notes: ``` tags: license-gpl2 ``` ### X-word download | SourceForge.net => http://sourceforge.net/projects/x-word/ notes: license appears to be 3-clause-bsd; license text found in source download ``` tags: license-in-notes ``` ### Xarchiver a GTK+2 only frontend to various command line archivers , rar => http://xarchiver.sourceforge.net/ notes: ``` tags: for-openbsd license-gpl2 ``` ### Xdialog => http://xdialog.free.fr/ notes: ``` tags: license-gpl2 ``` ### Xlogmaster - GNU Project - Free Software Foundation (FSF) => https://www.gnu.org/software/xlogmaster/ notes: ``` tags: license-gpl3-and-higher ``` ### xxgamma => http://www.florian-diesch.de/software/xxgamma/ notes: ``` tags: license-gpl2-and-higher ``` ### xzgv image viewer download | SourceForge.net => https://sourceforge.net/projects/xzgv/ notes: ``` tags: for-openbsd license-gpl2 ``` # ► perl-based: ### X11-GUITest-0.28 - Collection of functions for X11 GUI testing/interaction. - metacpan.org => https://metacpan.org/release/X11-GUITest notes: ``` tags: license-gpl2 ``` ### X11-Keyboard-1.4 - Keyboard support functions for X11 - metacpan.org => https://metacpan.org/release/X11-Keyboard notes: ``` tags: license-mit ``` ### X11-Protocol-0.56 - Perl module for the X Window System Protocol, version 11 - metacpan.org => https://metacpan.org/release/X11-Protocol notes: from https://metacpan.org/release/SMCCAM/X11-Protocol-0.56/source/README "This module is free software; you can redistribute and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself. (As an exception, the file Keysyms.pm, which is derived from a file in the standard X11 distribution, has another, less restrictive copying policy, as do some of the extension modules in the directory Protocol/Ext: see those files for details)" ``` tags: license-in-notes ``` ### X11-WindowHierarchy-0.004 - Retrieve information from X11 windows - metacpan.org => https://metacpan.org/release/X11-WindowHierarchy notes: licensed with "the same terms as the Perl 5 programming language system itself" https://metacpan.org/release/TEAM/X11-WindowHierarchy-0.004/source/LICENSE ``` tags: license-in-notes ``` ### XML-Atom-Service-v0.16.2 - Atom Service Document object - metacpan.org => https://metacpan.org/release/XML-Atom-Service notes: ``` tags: license-gpl1-and-higher ``` ### XML-AutoWriter-0.4 - DOCTYPE based XML output - metacpan.org => https://metacpan.org/release/XML-AutoWriter notes: ``` tags: license-2-clause-bsd ``` ### XML-Bare-0.53 - A minimal XML parser / schema checker / pretty-printer using C internally. - => https://metacpan.org/release/XML-Bare notes: ``` tags: license-gpl2-and-higher ``` ### XML-Checker-0.13 - A perl module for validating XML - metacpan.org => https://metacpan.org/release/XML-Checker notes: ``` tags: license-gpl1-and-higher ``` ### XML-Easy-0.011 - XML processing with a clean interface - metacpan.org => https://metacpan.org/release/XML-Easy notes: ``` tags: license-gpl1-and-higher ``` ### XML-Handler-Composer-0.01 - Another XML printer/writer/generator - metacpan.org => https://metacpan.org/release/XML-Handler-Composer notes: ``` tags: license-gpl1-and-higher ``` ### XML-OPML-SimpleGen-0.07 - create OPML using XML::Simple - metacpan.org => https://metacpan.org/release/XML-OPML-SimpleGen notes: ``` tags: license-gpl1-and-higher ``` ### XML-Quote-1.02 - XML quote/dequote functions - metacpan.org => https://metacpan.org/release/XML-Quote notes: ``` tags: license-gpl1-and-higher ``` ### XML-RegExp-0.04 - Regular expressions for XML tokens - metacpan.org => https://metacpan.org/release/XML-RegExp notes: ``` tags: license-gpl1-and-higher ``` ### XML-Smart-1.78 - A smart, easy and powerful way to access or create XML from fiels, data and URLs. - => https://metacpan.org/release/XML-Smart notes: ``` tags: license-gpl1-and-higher ``` ### XML-Structured-1.01 - simple conversion from XML to perl structures and back - metacpan.org => https://metacpan.org/release/XML-Structured notes: ``` tags: license-gpl1-and-higher ``` ### XML-TMX-0.36 - Perl extensions for managing TMX files - metacpan.org => https://metacpan.org/release/XML-TMX notes: ``` tags: license-gpl1-and-higher ``` ### XML-Tidy-1.20 - tidy indenting of XML documents - metacpan.org => https://metacpan.org/release/XML-Tidy notes: ``` tags: license-gpl3-and-higher ``` ### XML-TreeBuilder-5.4 - XML elements with the same interface as HTML::Element - metacpan.org => https://metacpan.org/release/XML-TreeBuilder notes: license in meta json file simply links to https://dev.perl.org/licenses/ (which can be used as gpl 1 or higher) ``` tags: license-in-notes ``` ### XML-Writer-Simple-0.12 - Create XML files easily! - metacpan.org => https://metacpan.org/release/XML-Writer-Simple notes: licensed with "the same terms as the Perl 5 programming language system itself" https://metacpan.org/release/AMBS/XML-Writer-Simple-0.12/source/README ``` tags: license-in-notes ``` ### XML-XSLT-0.48 - XSLT transformations - metacpan.org => https://metacpan.org/release/XML-XSLT notes: licensed with "the same terms as Perl itself" https://metacpan.org/release/JSTOWE/XML-XSLT-0.48/source/README ``` tags: license-in-notes ``` ### XMLRPC-Lite-0.717 - client and server implementation of XML-RPC protocol - metacpan.org => https://metacpan.org/release/XMLRPC-Lite notes: licensed with "the same terms as Perl itself" https://metacpan.org/release/PHRED/XMLRPC-Lite-0.717/source/README ``` tags: license-in-notes ``` ### XSH - XML Editing Shell => http://xsh.sourceforge.net/ notes: gpl 2 license found at https://metacpan.org/release/PAJAS/XML-XSH2-2.1.7/source/LICENSE which is possibly more up to date than the sourceforge version, but the sourceforge link is the route to the latest cpan version ``` tags: license-in-notes ``` # ► web-based: ### xombrero - ConformalOpenSource => http://web.archive.org/web/20160417005824/https://opensource.conformal.com/wiki/xombrero notes: permissive license text at http://web.archive.org/web/20160417005824/https://opensource.conformal.com/wiki/xombrero#License ``` tags: license-in-notes ``` # ► who are we kidding? ### XBoard - GNU Project - Free Software Foundation => https://www.gnu.org/software/xboard/ notes: ``` tags: for-openbsd license-gpl3-and-higher ``` => https://wrongwithfreesw.neocities.org