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How to Do Research and Give Presentations

This page is an attempt to point users to freely available information on various software packages installed on TAMU computers.

DISCLAIMER: This page is not maintained by the system administrator. Be sure to check the version number of the software installed. Please email corrections or new pointers to


SSH Clients

TeraTermPro SSH Client for windows 
This is a secure client configured for EE department servers. Download the self-extracting executable to any directory and double click on it. It will install teraterm ssh client on your machine. This is as simple as telnet for use but uses a secure algorithm to keep your data and account secure Click Here to download TeraTermPro SSH distribution

If you do not have installation privileges on your machine, you can copy this putty executable to your machine and run it without installing. Click Here to download PuTTY

SSH 3.2.3 Client 
Download SSH 3.2.3 Client for installing both ssh and secure file transfer utilities (Recommended, Needs Administrative Privileges) Click here to download SSH 3.2.3 Client


Scientific and Mathematical

  • Gnuplot
  • Scilab: A free software equivalent to matlab
  • Maple
  • Matlab
  • Mathtools:
    • - Scientific portal for MATLAB, and Excel/Java/Fortran/C++ resources)



Programming Libraries

  • ncurses

Text Editors and Document Creation

  • bib2html
  • GNU Emacs
  • LaTeX2HTML
  • LyX
  • vi

Graphics and Viewers

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • FVWM
  • Ghostscript, Ghostview and GSview
  • GIMP
  • tgif
  • xdvi
  • XV


Web Browsers

Other Internet Software

  • NcFTP


  • bzip2
  • gzip
  • zip

Operating Systems