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

Amit Saha Amit.Saha at student.adfa.edu.au
Sun Jul 3 05:53:39 MDT 2011

On 07/03/2011 09:16 PM, Brad Hards wrote:
> 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.

Thank you Brad for your suggestions! All sounds very useful.



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