"ORP is a stand-alone GNU/Linux distribution which aims to be a complete PC-based router solution."
A translator of raster (picture-like things, like satellite images) data formats.
Don't believe it? Look at some screenshots!
The goal of uDig is to provide a complete Java solution for desktop GIS data access, editing, and viewing. uDig aims to be:
One of the most used and updated open source tool.
"OpenStreetMap allows you to view, edit and use geographical data in a collaborative way from anywhere on Earth."
I do not know these guys and gals personally but they seem the crowd that you want to have over for drinks.
The good guys:
"The Open Source Geospatial Foundation, or OSGeo, is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to support and promote the collaborative development of open geospatial technologies and data."
A collection of tools and links to open source geo-stuff. Comes with helpful descriptions. *Beware of some faulty or broken links. If you encounter this problem, usually "google"-ing the link will bring you to the correct site.*
Feeling ironically lost in a world of maps? These critical resources will help you get your bearings!
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