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An informational catalog, or several catalogs, about GNU.

GNU applications

The GIMP
Full name: The GNU Image Manipulation Program
Purpose: Graphics creation and manipulation
Website: gimp.org
Latest stable release: 2.4.2 (November 21, 2007)
GNOME
Full name: GNOME, formerly GNU Network Object Model Environment
Purpose: A desktop for a GNU/Linux or UNIX computer
Website: gnome.org
Latest stable release: 2.20.2 (November 29, 2007)
GNU Emacs
Full name: GNU Emacs (Emacs was originally an abbreviation of Editor MACroS)
Purpose: Extensible and customizable editor.
Website: gnu.org/software/emacs/
Latest stable release: 22.1 (June 2, 2007)
GNU GRUB
Full name: GNU GRUB, formerly GRand Unified Bootloader
Purpose: Bootloader
Website: gnu.org/software/grub/
Latest stable release: 1.95 (October 15, 2006)
GCC
Full name: GNU Compiler Collection
Purpose: Compiler, most notably for C and C++
Website: gcc.gnu.org
Latest stable release: 4.2.2 (October 7, 2007)
Bash
Full name: Bourne Again SHell
Purpose: Unix shell
Website: tiswww.case.edu/php/chet/bash/bashtop.html
Latest stable release: 3.2.25 (August 22, 2007)

GNU licenses

GNU General Public License
Purpose: Giving the users of software the freedom to use it for any purpose, share it, change it, and share the changes.
Compatible licenses: See gnu.org/licenses/license-list.html
Full license text: gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html
GNU Lesser General Public License
Purpose: Copylefting a software library while allowing differently licensed (including proprietary) software to link to it.
Full license text: gnu.org/copyleft/lesser.html
GNU Affero General Public License
Purpose: The same as the General Public License, but allowing users who interact with the licensed software over a network to receive the source for that program.
Full license text: gnu.org/licenses/agpl.html
GNU Free Documentation License
Purpose: Giving the users of manuals, textbooks and other documents the freedom to copy and redistribute it, with or without modifications, either commercially or noncommercially.
Full license text: gnu.org/licenses/fdl.html