Darik's Boot and Nuke ("DBAN") is a self-contained boot floppy that securely wipes the hard disks of most computers. DBAN will automatically and completely delete the contents of any hard disk that it can detect, which makes it an appropriate utility for bulk or emergency data destruction.
For additional information about this software, please see this GROK article: DBAN: LSU Overview
FileZilla is a fast and reliable FTP client and server with lots of useful features and an intuitive interface.
For more information about this software, see this GROK article: FileZilla: LSU Overview
To download FileZilla, please go to the FileZilla download page.
Samba is an Open Source/Free Software suite that has, since 1992, provided file and print services to all manner of SMB/CIFS clients, including the numerous versions of Microsoft Windows operating systems. Samba is freely available under the GNU General Public License.
For additional information regarding this software, please see this GROK article: Samba: LSU Overview
Vim is a highly configurable text editor built to enable efficient text editing. It is an improved version of the vi editor distributed with most UNIX systems. Vim is often called a "programmer's editor," and so useful for programming that many consider it an entire IDE. It's not just for programmers, though. Vim is perfect for all kinds of text editing, from composing email to editing configuration files.