Packages [W]

GNU Guix provides 5,970 packages transparently available as pre-built binaries. These pages provide a complete list of the packages. Our continuous integration system shows their current build status (updated August 26, 2017).

You can browse packages indexed by their first letter.

GNU?Package versionPackage details
w3m 0.5.3+git20170102 Text-mode web browser

w3m is a text-based web browser as well as a pager like 'more' or 'less'. With w3m you can browse web pages through a terminal emulator window. Moreover, w3m can be used as a text formatting tool which typesets HTML into plain text.

X11-style (This is an X11-style, non-copyleft free software license. Check the URI for details. See 'doc/README' in the distribution.)
http://w3m.sourceforge.net/
wah-plugins 0.1.0 LADSPA Autowah effect plugin

This package provides a LADSPA plugin for a Wah effect with envelope follower.

http://kokkinizita.linuxaudio.org
wakelan 1.1 Send a wake-on-LAN packet

WakeLan broadcasts a properly formatted UDP packet across the local area network, which causes enabled computers to power on.

http://kernel.org
warzone2100 3.2.1 3D Real-time strategy and real-time tactics game

Warzone 2100 offers campaign, multi-player, and single-player skirmish modes. An extensive tech tree with over 400 different technologies, combined with the unit design system, allows for a wide variety of possible units and tactics.

http://wz2100.net
wavpack 5.1.0 Hybrid lossless audio codec

WavPack is an audio compression format with lossless, lossy and hybrid compression modes. This package contains command-line programs and library to encode and decode wavpack files.

http://www.wavpack.com/
wayland 1.13.0 Display server protocol

Wayland is a protocol for a compositor to talk to its clients as well as a C library implementation of that protocol. The compositor can be a standalone display server running on Linux kernel modesetting and evdev input devices, an X application, or a wayland client itself. The clients can be traditional applications, X servers (rootless or fullscreen) or other display servers.

https://wayland.freedesktop.org/
wayland-protocols 1.7 Wayland protocols

This package contains XML definitions of the Wayland protocols.

https://wayland.freedesktop.org
wcalc 2.5 Flexible command-line scientific calculator

Wcalc is a very capable calculator. It has standard functions (sin, asin, and sinh for example, in either radians or degrees), many pre-defined constants (pi, e, c, etc.), support for using variables, "active" variables, a command history, hex/octal/binary input and output, unit conversions, embedded comments, and an expandable expression entry field. It evaluates expressions using the standard order of operations.

http://w-calc.sourceforge.net/index.php
wcslib 5.16 Library which implements the FITS WCS standard

The FITS "World Coordinate System" (WCS) standard defines keywords and usage that provide for the description of astronomical coordinate systems in a FITS image header.

http://www.atnf.csiro.au/people/mcalabre/WCS
Part of GNU wdiff 1.2.2 Word difference finder

GNU Wdiff is a front-end to the diff program from Diffutils that allows you to compare files on a word-by-word basis, where a word is anything between whitespace.

https://www.gnu.org/software/wdiff/
webkitgtk 2.16.6 Web content engine for GTK+

WebKitGTK+ is a full-featured port of the WebKit rendering engine, suitable for projects requiring any kind of web integration, from hybrid HTML/CSS applications to full-fledged web browsers.

http://www.webkitgtk.org/
webkitgtk 2.4.11 Web content engine for GTK+

WebKitGTK+ is a full-featured port of the WebKit rendering engine, suitable for projects requiring any kind of web integration, from hybrid HTML/CSS applications to full-fledged web browsers.

http://www.webkitgtk.org/
webkitgtk-gtk2 2.4.11 Web content engine for GTK+

WebKitGTK+ is a full-featured port of the WebKit rendering engine, suitable for projects requiring any kind of web integration, from hybrid HTML/CSS applications to full-fledged web browsers.

http://www.webkitgtk.org/
weechat 1.9 Extensible chat client

WeeChat (Wee Enhanced Environment for Chat) is an Internet Relay Chat (IRC) client, which is designed to be light and fast. The client uses a curses frontend, and there are remote interfaces for Web, Qt, Android, and Emacs.

Everything in WeeChat can be done with the keyboard, though it also supports using a mouse. It is customizable and extensible with plugins and scripts.

https://www.weechat.org/
patches: 1

weex 2.8.2 Non-interactive client for FTP synchronization

Weex is a utility designed to automate the task of remotely maintaining a web page or other FTP archive. It synchronizes a set of local files to a remote server by performing uploads and remote deletes as required.

http://weex.sourceforge.net/
wesnoth 1.12.6 Turn-based strategy game

The Battle for Wesnoth is a fantasy, turn based tactical strategy game, with several single player campaigns, and multiplayer games (both networked and local).

Battle for control on a range of maps, using variety of units which have advantages and disadvantages against different types of attacks. Units gain experience and advance levels, and are carried over from one scenario to the next campaign.

http://www.wesnoth.org/
weston 2.0.0 Reference implementation of a Wayland compositor

Weston is the reference implementation of a Wayland compositor, and a useful compositor in its own right.

A Wayland compositor allows applications to render to a shared offscreen buffer using OpenGL ES. The compositor then culls the hidden parts and composes the final output. A Wayland compositor is essentially a multiplexer to the KMS/DRM Linux kernel devices.

https://wayland.freedesktop.org
Part of GNU wget 1.19.1 Non-interactive command-line utility for downloading files

GNU Wget is a non-interactive tool for fetching files using the HTTP, HTTPS and FTP protocols. It can resume interrupted downloads, use file name wild cards, supports proxies and cookies, and it can convert absolute links in downloaded documents to relative links.

https://www.gnu.org/software/wget/
patches: 1, 2

wgetpaste 2.28 Script that automates pasting to a number of pastebin services

wgetpaste is an extremely simple command-line interface to various online pastebin services.

http://wgetpaste.zlin.dk/
Part of GNU which 2.21 Find full path of shell commands

The which program finds the location of executables in PATH, with a variety of options. It is an alternative to the shell "type" built-in command.

https://gnu.org/software/which/
whois 5.2.18 Improved whois client

This whois client is intelligent and can automatically select the appropriate whois server for most queries. Because of historical reasons this also includes a tool called mkpasswd which can be used to encrypt a password with crypt(3).

https://github.com/rfc1036/whois
wicd 1.7.4 Network connection manager

Wicd is a network manager that aims to simplify wired and wireless networking.

https://launchpad.net/wicd
patches: 1, 2, 3, 4

wificurse 0.3.9 Wifi DoS attack tool

Wificurses listens for beacons sent from wireless access points in the range of your wireless station. Once received the program extracts the BSSID of the AP and transmits deauthentication packets using the broadcast MAC address. This results to the disconnection of all clients connected to the AP at the time of the attack. This is essencially a WiFi DoS attack tool created for educational purposes only. It works only in Linux and requires wireless card drivers capable of injecting packets in wireless networks.

https://git.2f30.org/wificurse/
wimlib 1.12.0 WIM file manipulation library and utilities

wimlib is a C library and set of command-line utilities for creating, modifying, extracting, and mounting archives in the Windows Imaging Format (WIM files). It can capture and apply WIMs directly from and to NTFS volumes using ntfs-3g, preserving NTFS-specific attributes.

https://wimlib.net/
windowmaker 0.95.8 NeXTSTEP-like window manager

Window Maker is an X11 window manager originally designed to provide integration support for the GNUstep Desktop Environment. In every way possible, it reproduces the elegant look and feel of the NeXTSTEP user interface. It is fast, feature rich, easy to configure, and easy to use.

http://windowmaker.org/
windowswmproto 1.0.4 Xorg WindowsWMProto protocol headers

WindowsWM Extension defines a protocol, used for coordination between an X11 server and the Microsoft Windows native window manager. WindowsWM is only intended to be used on Cygwin when running a rootless XWin server.

https://www.x.org/wiki/
wine 2.0.1 Implementation of the Windows API

Wine (originally an acronym for "Wine Is Not an Emulator") is a compatibility layer capable of running Windows applications. Instead of simulating internal Windows logic like a virtual machine or emulator, Wine translates Windows API calls into POSIX calls on-the-fly, eliminating the performance and memory penalties of other methods and allowing you to cleanly integrate Windows applications into your desktop.

https://www.winehq.org/
wine-next 2.11 Implementation of the Windows API

Wine (originally an acronym for "Wine Is Not an Emulator") is a compatibility layer capable of running Windows applications. Instead of simulating internal Windows logic like a virtual machine or emulator, Wine translates Windows API calls into POSIX calls on-the-fly, eliminating the performance and memory penalties of other methods and allowing you to cleanly integrate Windows applications into your desktop.

https://www.winehq.org/
wine64 2.0.1 Implementation of the Windows API (64-bit version)

Wine (originally an acronym for "Wine Is Not an Emulator") is a compatibility layer capable of running Windows applications. Instead of simulating internal Windows logic like a virtual machine or emulator, Wine translates Windows API calls into POSIX calls on-the-fly, eliminating the performance and memory penalties of other methods and allowing you to cleanly integrate Windows applications into your desktop.

https://www.winehq.org/
wiredtiger 2.9.1 NoSQL data engine

WiredTiger is an extensible platform for data management. It supports row-oriented storage (where all columns of a row are stored together), column-oriented storage (where columns are stored in groups, allowing for more efficient access and storage of column subsets) and log-structured merge trees (LSM), for sustained throughput under random insert workloads.

http://source.wiredtiger.com/
wireless-regdb 2017.03.07 Wireless regulatory database

This package contains the wireless regulatory database Central Regulatory Database Agent (CRDA) daemon. The database contains information on country-specific regulations for the wireless spectrum.

https://wireless.wiki.kernel.org/en/developers/regulatory/wireless-regdb
patches: snippet

wireless-tools 30.pre9 Tools for manipulating Linux Wireless Extensions

Wireless Tools are used to manipulate the now-deprecated Linux Wireless Extensions; consider using 'iw' instead. The Wireless Extension was an interface allowing you to set Wireless LAN specific parameters and get the specific stats. It is deprecated in favor the nl80211 interface.

http://www.hpl.hp.com/personal/Jean_Tourrilhes/Linux/Tools.html
patches: snippet

wireshark 2.4.0 Network traffic analyzer

Wireshark is a network protocol analyzer, or packet sniffer, that lets you capture and interactively browse the contents of network frames.

https://www.wireshark.org/
withershins 0.1 C++11 library for generating stack traces

Withershins is a simple cross-platform C++11 library for generating stack traces.

https://github.com/cameronwhite/withershins
wmbattery 2.50 Display laptop battery info

Wmbattery displays the status of your laptop's battery in a small icon. This includes if it is plugged in, if the battery is charging, how many minutes of battery life remain, battery life remaining (with both a percentage and a graph), and battery status (high - green, low - yellow, or critical - red).

http://windowmaker.org/dockapps/?name=wmbattery
patches: snippet

wmclock 1.0.16 Display the date and time

wmclock is an applet for Window Maker which displays the date and time in a dockable tile. It features multiple language support, 24h or 12h time display, and can run a user-specified program on mouse click.

http://windowmaker.org/dockapps/?name=wmclock
wmcpuload 1.0.1 Monitor CPU usage

Wmcpuload displays the current CPU usage, expressed as a percentile and a chart, and has an LCD look-alike user interface. The back-light may be turned on and off by clicking the mouse button over the application. If the CPU usage hits a certain threshold, an alarm-mode will alert you by turning back-light on.

http://windowmaker.org/dockapps/?name=wmcpuload
wmctrl 1.07 Command-line tool to control X window managers

Wmctrl allows to interact with an X window manager that is compatible with the EWMH/NetWM specification. It can query the window manager for information, and request for certain window management actions (resize and move windows, switch between desktops, etc.).

http://tomas.styblo.name/wmctrl/
patches: 1

wmfire 1.2.4 Display flames to represent resource usage

wmfire is an applet for Window Maker that can monitor the average cpu load, or individual cpu load on SMP computers. Additionally it can monitor the memory, network load, a file or just be set to show a pretty flame. On entering the dock a burning spot replaces the cursor, and after two seconds symbols to represent the current monitor are "burnt" onscreen. The flame colour can also be changed.

http://www.improbability.net/
patches: 1

wmnd 0.4.17 Network interface monitor

WMND is a dockapp for monitoring network interfaces under WindowMaker and other compatible window managers.

http://www.thregr.org/~wavexx/software/wmnd/
woff-tools 2009.10.04 Convert between OpenType and WOFF fonts

This package provides two tools:

sfnt2woff

Converts OpenType fonts to WOFF fonts

woff2sfnt

Converts WOFF fonts to OpenType fonts

https://people.mozilla.com/~jkew/woff/
woff2 20160306-1.4e698b8 Compress TrueType fonts to WOFF2

This package provides utilities for compressing/decompressing TrueType fonts to/from the WOFF2 format.

https://github.com/google/woff2
patches: 1

woof 2012-05-31 Single file web server

Woof (Web Offer One File) is a small simple web server that can easily be invoked on a single file. Your partner can access the file with tools they trust (e.g. wget).

http://www.home.unix-ag.org/simon/woof.html
wordnet 3.0 Lexical database for the English language

WordNet is a large lexical database of English. Nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs are grouped into sets of cognitive synonyms (synsets), each expressing a distinct concept. Synsets are interlinked by means of conceptual-semantic and lexical relations. The resulting network of meaningfully related words and concepts can be navigated with the browser. WordNet is also freely and publicly available for download. WordNet's structure makes it a useful tool for computational linguistics and natural language processing.

http://wordnet.princeton.edu/
patches: 1, 2, 3

wpa-supplicant 2.6 Connecting to WPA and WPA2-protected wireless networks

wpa_supplicant is a WPA Supplicant with support for WPA and WPA2 (IEEE 802.11i / RSN). Supplicant is the IEEE 802.1X/WPA component that is used in the client stations. It implements key negotiation with a WPA Authenticator and it controls the roaming and IEEE 802.11 authentication/association of the WLAN driver.

This package provides the 'wpa_supplicant' daemon and the 'wpa_cli' command.

http://w1.fi/wpa_supplicant/
wpa-supplicant-minimal 2.6 Connecting to WPA and WPA2-protected wireless networks

wpa_supplicant is a WPA Supplicant with support for WPA and WPA2 (IEEE 802.11i / RSN). Supplicant is the IEEE 802.1X/WPA component that is used in the client stations. It implements key negotiation with a WPA Authenticator and it controls the roaming and IEEE 802.11 authentication/association of the WLAN driver.

This package provides the 'wpa_supplicant' daemon and the 'wpa_cli' command.

http://w1.fi/wpa_supplicant/
wv 1.2.4 Microsoft Word conversion library and utilities

wv converts Word 2,6,7,8,9 files to HTML and LaTeX. The Word 2 conversion is still incomplete (no formatting), but it will do a passable job extracting the text, which is what you probably want anyway.

libwv can be used as a library by third party programs, AbiWord uses it as its word importer, and KWord may use it in the future.

http://wvware.sourceforge.net/
wwwoffle 2.9j Caching web proxy optimized for intermittent internet links

WWWOFFLE is a proxy web server that is especially good for intermittent internet links. It can cache HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, and finger protocols, and supports browsing and requesting pages while offline, indexing, modifying pages and incoming and outgoing headers, monitoring pages for changes, and much more.

https://www.gedanken.org.uk/software/wwwoffle/
wxmaxima 17.05.1 Graphical user interface for the Maxima computer algebra system

wxMaxima is a graphical user interface for the Maxima computer algebra system. It eases the use of Maxima by making most of its commands available through a menu system and by providing input dialogs for commands that require more than one argument. It also implements its own display engine that outputs mathematical symbols directly instead of depicting them with ASCII characters.

wxMaxima also features 2D and 3D inline plots, simple animations, mixing of text and mathematical calculations to create documents, exporting of input and output to TeX, and a browser for Maxima's manual including command index and full text searching.

https://andrejv.github.io/wxmaxima/
wxsvg 1.5.11 C++ library to create, manipulate and render SVG files

wxSVG is a C++ library to create, manipulate and render Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) files with the wxWidgets toolkit.

FSF-free ()
http://wxsvg.sourceforge.net
wxwidgets 3.0.2 Widget toolkit for creating graphical user interfaces

wxWidgets is a C++ library that lets developers create applications with a graphical user interface. It has language bindings for Python, Perl, Ruby and many other languages.

FSF-free ()
https://www.wxwidgets.org/
patches: 1

wxwidgets 3.1.0 Widget toolkit for creating graphical user interfaces

wxWidgets is a C++ library that lets developers create applications with a graphical user interface. It has language bindings for Python, Perl, Ruby and many other languages.

FSF-free ()
https://www.wxwidgets.org/
wxwidgets-gtk2 3.0.2 Widget toolkit for creating graphical user interfaces

wxWidgets is a C++ library that lets developers create applications with a graphical user interface. It has language bindings for Python, Perl, Ruby and many other languages.

FSF-free ()
https://www.wxwidgets.org/
patches: 1

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