AIX Tip of the Week

AIX Tip of the Week: Linux Tools for AIX

Audience: All

Date: December 23, 2000

IBM has an ftp site with various Linux/GNU apps compiled for AIX 4.3 and 5L. The tools are in RPM format, so be sure to get the "rpm" install package.

Here is the summary

Application Development - gcc, g++, gdb, rpm, cvs, automake, autoconf, libtool, bison, flex, gettext

Desktop Environments - Gnome and KDE

GNUbase utilities - gawk, m4, indent, sed, tar, diffutils, fileutils, findutils, textutils, grep, sh-utils

Programming Languages - guile, python, tcl/tk, rep-gtk

System Utilities - emacs, vim, bzip2, gzip, git, elm, ncftp, rsync, wget, lsof, less, samba, zip, unzip, zoo

Graphics Applications - ImageMagick, transfig, xfig, xpdf, ghostscript, gv, mpage

Libraries - ncurses, readline, libtiff, libpng, libjpeg, slang, fnlib, db, gtk+, qt

System Shells - bash2, tcsh, zsh

Window Managers - enlightenment, sawfish About IBM Help Search Feedback

Bruce Spencer,

December 23, 2000