**42 of the Best Free Scientific Software for Linux** via linuxmint

**General Mathematics**

FreeMat Rapid engineering and scientific prototyping and data processing

K3DSurf Visualize and manipulate multidimensional surfaces

Octave High-level language, primarily intended for numerical computations

Scilab Numerical computational package

**Computer Algebra systems**

Axiom For research and development of mathematical algorithms

Mathomatic Fast and easy-to-use console mode Computer Algebra System

Maxima System for the manipulation of symbolic and numerical expressions

PARI/GP Designed for fast computations in number theory

Sage Integrates an included distribution of specialized mathematics software

**Statistical Analysis**

PSPP Free replacement of the proprietary program, SPSS

R Environment for statistical computing and graphics

**Plotting**

Gnuplot Command-driven interactive function plotting program

QtiPlot Fully fledged plotting software

**Biology**

EMBOSS The European Molecular Biology Open Software Suite

GROMACS Molecular dynamics simulator, with building and analysis tools

VMD Displays, animates, and analyzes large biomolecular systems

**Chemistry**

Avogadro Advanced molecular editor

Gabedit Graphical user interface to computational chemistry packages

GAMESS General ab initio quantum chemistry package

MOSCITO Performs molecular dynamics simulations of rigid and/or flexible molecules

MPQC Computes the properties of molecules, ab initio

Open Babel Converts and manipulates chemical data files

PyMOL OpenGL molecular graphics system written in Python

**Physics**

CompHEP Automatic computations in High Energy Physics

Gerris Flow Solver Tool for generic numerical simulations of flows

Octopus Real-space, real-time implementation of TDDFT

OpenFOAM Facilitates the numerical solution of partial differential equations

ROOT Solves the data analysis challenges of high-energy physics

**Astronomy**

Celestia Real-time space simulation

KStars Desktop planetarium for KDE

Skychart Prepare different sky maps for a particular observation

Stellarium A virtual planetarium

**Electronic & Engineering**

Elmer Multiphysical simulation software

Qucs Integrated circuit simulator

**Geographic Information Systems**

GRASS Geographic Resources Analysis Support System

Quantum GIS Create, visualise, query and analyse geospatial data

SAGA Analysis of spatial data

uDig Spatial data viewer/editor

**Econometrics**

gretl Regression, Econometric and Time-Series Library

**Typesetting**

Kile User-friendly LaTeX source editor and TeX shell and KDE

LyX Advanced open source document processor

TeXmacs WYSIWYW scientific word processor

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I’ve just recently started using Linux (a bit of a MAC-baby) and these are awesome! -Chronic

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