See related resources for more information.
Ant: A tool that can automatically build and upload your code. Use it, it's nice. (PDF)
BotClient: The tool for viewing remote channel data. (PDF)
CVS: A tool for managing your source code amongst your teammates. (PDF)
Subversion: A tool similar to CVS. (PDF)
Emacs: Some notes on getting the most out of the GNU Emacs text editor. (PDF)
SSH: Tool for logging into other machines remotely. Also has info on scp, which copies files to and from other machines. (PDF)
We're running Debian Linux with the 2.6.9 kernel. The freshest version of the software is here - (JAR).