hirawatt's Linux Essentials


  • Syncthing

    Free Mac Windows Linux Android Android Tablet ... BSD Self-Hosted F-Droid Cloudron Website

    Syncthing replaces proprietary sync and cloud services with something open, trustworthy and decentralized. Your data is your data alone and you deserve to choose where it is stored.

     

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  • ONLYOFFICE

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone Android Tablet iPad Self-Hosted Software as a Service (SaaS) Cloudron Website

    Open source productivity suite for managing documents, collaborative projects, and CRM.

     

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  • gPodder

    Free Mac Windows Linux S60 BSD ... Blackberry 10 PlayBook PortableApps.com Xfce Website

    gPodder downloads and manages free audio and video content ("podcasts") for you. Listen directly on your computer or on your mobile devices.

    Available for Linux, FreeBSD, Windows, Mac OS X and mobile devices like the Nokia N810, N900 and N9.

     

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  • Flameshot

    Free Mac Windows Linux Website

    Powerful yet simple to use free and opensource screenshot software for Linux and Windows.

     

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  • Barrier

    Free Mac Windows Linux FreeBSD OpenBSD Website

    Cross-platform software for sharing a single mouse and keyboard between multiple computers at a workstation.

     

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  • Brave

    Free Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad Electron / Atom Shell Website

    Brave Web Browser is a fast, free, secure web browser with a built-in ad blocker*, tracking and security protection, and optimized data and battery experience.

    *What is Brave Ad Replacement?

    Brave’s goal is to speed up the web, stop bad ads and pay publishers. One of the ways we plan to accomplish this is with ad replacements. We will also invite users to fund their wallets and to use those funds to pay the publishers of their favorite websites.

     

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  • Transmission

    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com ... Haiku Cloudron Xfce Website

    Transmission has the features you expect in a BitTorrent client: encryption, a web-based interface, peer exchange, UPnP and NAT-PMP port forwarding, web seed support, watch directories, tracker editing, global and per-torrent speed limits, and more.

     

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  • QuiteRSS

    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com Website

    Features:

    Feed and news filters: new, unread, starred, deleted (for news until restart application)
    User filters
    Proxy configuration: automatic or manual
    Feed import wizard: Search feed URL if site URL was entered
    Embedded browser (Webkit core)
    Mark news starred
    Automatic update feeds: on startup, by timer
    Automatic cleanup on close using criteria
    Enable/Disable images in news preview
    Ability to quickly hide feed tree (for comfortable viewing)
    Open feed or news in own tab
    Quick news filter and quick search in browser
    Sound and/or Popup notification on new news
    Show new or unread news counter on tray icon
    Minimize on system tray: on start, on close, on minimize
    Import/Export feeds (OPML-files)
    Portable (Windows)
    Free working set (Windows)
    Shortcuts
    Check for updates
    Cross-platform
    Multilingual (English, Arabic, Bulgarian, Chinese (China), Chinese (Taiwan), Czech, Dutch, Farsi, Finnish, French, Galician, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Lithuanian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Tajik, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese)
    Open-source ;)

     

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  • calibre

    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD Website

    Calibre is a free and open source e-book library management application made by users, for users. Many languages, designed around the concept of the logical book, i.e., a single entry in your library that may correspond to actual e-book files in several formats.

    Calibre can sort the books in your library by title, author, date added, date published, size, rating, or series, along with extra metadata such as tags and personal comments. You can easily search your book collection for a particular book, based on any of this information. Calibre can also go onto the internet to find online books based on existing title/author or ISBN information.

    In addition, Calibre also:
    -syncs to your ebook reader
    -downloads news from the internet and converts it into ebook form
    -offers a ebook viewer that can display all major ebook formats

    Features:

    Library Management
    E-book conversion
    Syncing to e-book reader devices
    Downloading news from the web and converting it into e-book form
    Built-in e-book viewer
    Content server for online access to your book collection
    E-book editor for the major e-book formats

     

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  • Joplin

    Free Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad Chrome Termux Firefox Website

    An open source note taking and to-do application with synchronisation capabilities.

     

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  • VSCodium

    Free Mac Windows Linux Electron / Atom Shell Website

    Binary releases of Visual Studio Code without Microsoft branding, telemetry and licensing.

     

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  • Xtreme Download Manager

    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD Website

    Xtreme Download Manager is a powerful tool to increase download speed up-to 500%, save videos from video sharing sites and integration with ANY browser.

     

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  • Streamlabs OBS

    Freemium Windows Website

    Streamlabs OBS is all you need for streaming! Our almighty developers have combined a streamer's essentials like video preview, dashboard, and chat windows in one app with better video quality and lower CPU usage.

     

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  • OBS Studio

    Free Mac Windows Linux PortableApps.com FreeBSD Website

    Full-featured screen recording and live streaming software for Mac, Windows and Linux.

     

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  • VirtualBox

    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD Solaris Website

    VirtualBox is a powerful x86 and AMD64/Intel64 virtualization product for enterprise as well as home use. Not only is VirtualBox an extremely feature rich, high performance product for enterprise customers, it is also the only professional solution that is freely available as Open Source Software under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2.

    Presently, VirtualBox runs on Windows, Linux, Macintosh, and Solaris hosts and supports a large number of guest operating systems including but not limited to Windows (NT 4.0, 2000, XP, Server 2003, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10), DOS/Windows 3.x, Linux (2.4, 2.6, 3.x and 4.x), Solaris and OpenSolaris, OS/2, and OpenBSD.

    Virtualbox is available in 28 languages.

     

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  • FileZilla

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com ... ReactOS Website

    FileZilla is a powerful FTP-client. It has been designed for ease of use and with support for as many features as possible, while still being fast and reliable.

     

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  • GDebi

    Free Linux Website

    GDebi lets you install local deb packages resolving and installing its dependencies. apt does the same, but only for remote (http, ftp) located packages.

     

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  • BleachBit

    Free Mac Windows Linux Blackberry PortableApps.com Website

    BleachBit deletes unnecessary files to free valuable disk space, maintain privacy, and remove junk.

    Rid your system of old clutter including cache, cookies, Internet history, localizations, logs, temporary files, and broken shortcuts.

    Designed for Linux and Windows systems, it wipes clean Small Adobe Acrobat Reader DC  iconAdobe Acrobat Reader DC , APT, Bash, Small Beagle iconBeagle, Small Chromium iconChromium, Epiphany, Small Mozilla Firefox iconMozilla Firefox, Flash, GIMP, Google Chrome, Google Earth, Internet Explorer, Java, KDE, OpenOffice.org, Opera, RealPlayer, Safari, Second Life viewer, Small Skype iconSkype, VIM, XChat, Yum, and more.

    BleachBit has never bundled any junk like browser toolbars.

     

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  • DBeaver

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Eclipse Java Website

    DBeaver - Universal Database Manager and SQL Client. DBeaver is free and open source (GPL) universal database tool for developers and database administrators.

    Usability is the main goal of this project, program UI is carefully designed and implemented.
    It is based on open source framework and allows writing of various extensions (plugins).
    It supports any database having a JDBC driver.
    It may handle any external data source which may or may not have a JDBC driver.
    There is a set of plugins for certain databases (MySQL, DB2, PostgreSQL, Oracle, MongoDB, Cassandra and Redis in version 3.x) and different database management utilities (ER diagrams, data migration, metadata editors, etc).

     

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  • Visual Studio Code

    Free Mac Windows Linux Chrome OS Website

    VS Code is more than just a code editor, it provides the tools and extensions to compile, debug, compare, refactor, and even manage code repositories all within a highly-customised development environment.

     

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  • Telegram

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad Apple Watch Linux Mobile Android Wear PortableApps.com FreeBSD Website

    Telegram is a messaging app with a focus on speed and security. It’s superfast, simple, and free. It is like SMS, but more powerful.

     

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  • Signal

    Free Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad Ubuntu Touch Website

    Using Signal, you can communicate instantly while avoiding SMS fees, create groups so that you can chat in real time with all your friends at once, and share media or attachments all with complete privacy. The server never has access to any of your communication and never stores any of your data.

    • Say Anything - Send high-quality group, text, picture, and video messages, all without SMS and MMS fees.
    • Speak Freely - Make crystal-clear phone calls to people who live across town, or across the ocean, with no long-distance charges.
    • Be Yourself - Signal uses your existing phone number and address book. There are no separate logins, usernames, passwords, or PINs to manage or lose.
    • Stay Secure - We cannot hear your conversations or see your messages, and no one else can either. No exceptions. You can even tap and hold on a contact's name to see advanced identity verification options. Everything in Signal is always end-to-end encrypted and painstakingly engineered in order to keep your communication safe.
    • Go Fast - Signal is optimized for speed without compromise. Our state-of-the-art Axolotl protocol is unmatched in its performance, strength, and reliability.
    • Remain Connected - Push notifications let you know when new messages have arrived, and they'll be waiting for you even if your battery dies or you temporarily lose service.
    • Get Organized - Unique archive functionality makes it easy to keep track of the conversations that matter to you right now.
    • Pay Nothing - Signal is supported by a team of dedicated developers, community donations, and grants. There are no advertisements, and it doesn't cost anything to use.
    • View Source - All of our code is free, open, and available on GitHub (https://github.com/signalapp ).
    • Join Movements - Technology developed by Open Whisper Systems is trusted and used by millions of people around the world every day.

     

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  • ProtonVPN

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad F-Droid Website

    Security-focused VPN developed by CERN scientists from the ProtonMail team. Enabling Internet without surveillance.

     

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  • ActivityWatch

    Free Mac Windows Linux Android Android Tablet ... Chrome Python Chromium Firefox Website

    Track how you spend time on your devices. Simple (yet powerful), extensible, no third parties.

     

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  • Mozilla Firefox

    Free Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Android Tablet BSD iPad Snapcraft PortableApps.com Haiku Fire TV Gecko Website

    A free and open source web browser descended from the Mozilla Application Suite. Firefox is highly extensible, with thousands of third-party add-ons available.

    Firefox version 60+ (Quantum) is presently faster than Google Chrome and use less memory than Chrome. Compare to previous versions of Firefox, the Quantum version is twice as fast, promote parallelism, and has more intuitive user interface.

     

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