[clug] Request for Ideas/Suggestions: Fedora Scientific Spin

Brad Hards bradh at frogmouth.net
Sun Jul 3 05:16:27 MDT 2011

On Sunday 03 July 2011 13:31:45 Amit Saha wrote:
> It would be of great help if the interested ones among you suggest some
> generic tools for numerical computing/scientific research that you find
> really useful which is not already included in the list of packages in
> the above wiki page.
I note gcc in the list, but a C++ compiler might also be useful. Maybe MPI.

If you're doing anything other than the most trivial code, then a DVCS (or 
several - git, bzr, hg) probably should be there too. Perhaps a GUI for the 

Depending on how you see research, perhaps something for document management 
(e.g. bibliography, perhaps some kind of tool to stash PDFs of reference 
papers) might be useful.


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