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Free software tools

Here are some free software tools that I have found useful for work and personal use:

Type Name link Windows MAC Linux
Text Editor Atom Yes Yes Yes
Text Editor Brackets Yes Yes Yes
Video Capture Open Broadcaster Software Yes Yes Yes
Video Editor DaVinci Resolve Yes Yes Yes
Graphic Editor Gimp Yes Yes Yes
Graphic Editor Scribus ( inDesign) Yes Yes Yes
Graphic Editor InkScape ( Illustrator) Yes Yes Yes
PCB Design KiCad EDA Yes Yes Yes
FTP, SFTP, WebDAV Cyberduck Yes Yes No
Yes Yes Yes
IDE Aptana Studio Yes Yes Yes
IDE Visual Studio Code Yes Yes Yes
Mind mapping Mindmup Online Online Online

How to install .net 3.5 Framework to Windows Server 2012 R2

If your application requires .Net 3.5 to run on Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2, you are more than likely to have a problem installing or if it does install not work.

How to install .Net Framework 3.5 on Windows Server 2012 R2.

  1. Insert server operating Disc or mount the ISO.
  2. Open command as Administrator
  3. Take not of the drive letter the O/S disc is mounted and if it isn’t d: then you will need to change this part “/Source:d:\sources\sxs” in the line below to the driver letter
  4. Type : dism /online /enable-feature /featurename:NetFX3 /all /Source:d:\sources\sxs /LimitAccess 
  5. The .Net framework 3.5 feature will install see fig 1
  6. Under Roles and feature in the server manager you will now see dot net 3.5 installed see fig 2

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