Linux Apps

Useful apps for GNU/Linux systems


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    Ubuntu

    Free Open Source Linux Website

    Ubuntu is a Linux-based Debian-derived open source operating system for desktop computers.

     

  • GNOME icon

    GNOME

    Free Open Source Linux BSD Website

    The GNOME project provides two things: The GNOME desktop environment, an intuitive and attractive desktop for users, and the GNOME development platform, an extensive framework for building applications that integrate into the rest of the desktop.

     

  • GNOME Tweak Tool icon

    GNOME Tweak Tool

    Free Open Source Linux Website

    GNOME Tweak Tool allows the adjustment of several advanced Small GNOME iconGNOME options that can't be configured in gnome-control-center.

     

  • GNOME Terminal icon

    GNOME Terminal

    Free Open Source Linux BSD Website

    GNOME Terminal is a terminal emulator for the GNOME desktop environment written by Havoc Pennington and others. Terminal emulators allow users to execute commands using a real UNIX shell while remaining on their graphical desktop.[

     

  • Nautilus icon

    Nautilus

    Free Open Source Mac Linux MacPorts XQuartz Website

    Nautilus (Files) is a file manager designed to fit the Gnome desktop design and behaviour, giving the user a simple way to navigate and manage its files.

     

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    File Roller

    Free Open Source Linux GNOME Website

    File Roller is the archive manager of the GNOME desktop environment. It can extract, view, create and modify archives. File Roller is only a graphical interface to archiving utilities such as tar and zip.

     

  • Ulauncher icon

    Ulauncher

    Free Open Source Linux Website

    Fast application launcher for Linux. Custom shortcuts for web URLs and scripts. Extensions are coming soon.

     

  • KeePass icon

    KeePass

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com Website

    KeePass is a free open source password manager, which helps you to manage your passwords in a secure way. You can put all your passwords in one database, which is locked with one master key or a key file. So you only have to remember one single master password or select the key file to unlock the whole database. The databases are encrypted using the best and most secure encryption algorithms currently known (AES and Twofish).
    Also portable app: http://portableapps.com/apps/utilities/keepass_portable .

     

  • PWGen (Password Generator) icon

    PWGen (Password Generator)

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux PortableApps.com Website

    Pwgen is a small, GPL'ed password generator which creates passwords which can be easily memorized by a human.

    For Windows a GUI version of PWGen is available on http://pwgen-win.sourceforge.net/

    It can create large amounts of cryptographically-secure passwords or passphrases (from word lists). It uses a random pool to gather entropy from user inputs and system parameters. Offers text encryption and random data file creation, too.

     

  • Mozilla Firefox icon

    Mozilla Firefox

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Android Tablet BSD iPad PortableApps.com Haiku Website

    Mozilla Firefox (known simply as Firefox) is a free and open-source web browser developed by the Mozilla Foundation and its subsidiary, the Mozilla Corporation.

     

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    Thunderbird

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com ... Haiku Website

    Thunderbird is a free, open source, cross-platform e-mail, news and instant messaging client. The project strategy is modeled after Small Mozilla Firefox iconMozilla Firefox.

    It supports POP (storing mail locally on your hard drive so that it can be accessed without an internet connection), and IMAP. It features excellent mail filter capabilities and management.

    Thunderbird has strong support for using multiple accounts and identities, including automated signature features.

    Chat functionality is built in, so you can enjoy real-time conversation with your contacts, right from your favorite messaging application, with multiple supported networks. Thunderbird makes it easy to search through both past conversations and received emails.

    Thunderbird can also function as an RSS/Atom feed reader, and has a large selection of add-ons that extend it with calendar support, PGP support, integration with online services and much more.

    Available also as portable app: http://portableapps.com/apps/internet/thunderbird_portable

     

  • Tor icon

    Tor

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Website

    Tor is free software and an open network that helps you defend against traffic analysis, a form of network surveillance that threatens personal freedom and privacy, confidential business activities and relationships, and state security.

     

  • Tor Browser icon

    Tor Browser

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux OpenBSD Website

    The Tor software protects you by bouncing your communications around a distributed network of relays run by volunteers all around the world: it prevents somebody watching your Internet connection from learning what sites you visit, it prevents the sites you visit from learning your physical location, and it lets you access sites which are blocked.

    The Tor Browser lets you use Small Tor iconTor on Windows, Mac OS X, or Linux without needing to install any software. It can run off a USB flash drive, comes with a pre-configured web browser to protect your anonymity, and is self-contained.

     

  • Skype icon

    Skype

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone Blackberry Chrome OS Windows RT Android Tablet BSD Windows Phone iPad Apple Watch Android Wear PortableApps.com Website

    An instant messaging app that provides online text message and video chat services.

     

  • Wire icon

    Wire

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone Android Tablet iPad Website

    Wire is a secure and private messenger for phones, tablets and desktop. Crystal clear voice and video calls, private group chats, file sharing, audio and video messages - everything is end-to-end encrypted. Wire works on Android, iOS, Windows, MacOS, Linux and any modern web browser.

    Why Wire?

    • Everything on Wire is private and always end-to-end encrypted.
    • Voice and video calls offer best-in-class quality.
    • Fast and secure messenger with pics, sketches and GIFs.
    • Audio and video messages with just a tap.
    • File sharing of any file format from mobile to tablet to desktop.
    • Youtube, Vimeo video clips and Spotify, SoundCloud tracks embedded in chats.
    • Wire offers group chat with up to 128 people.
    • Protected by EU privacy laws.
    • Wire is open source.
    • Synced across our phone, tablet and desktop.
    • You can build your own Wire client.

     

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    Sublime Text

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Website

    Sublime Text is a sophisticated text editor for code, html and prose - any kind of text file. You'll love the slick user interface and extraordinary features.

    Sublime Text may be downloaded and evaluated for free without an expiration time limit, however a license must be purchased for continued use.

     

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    Evince

    Free Open Source Windows Linux PortableApps.com Website

    Evince is a document viewer for multiple document formats. It currently supports pdf, postscript, djvu, tiff, dvi, cbr, cbz, etc.

    The goal of Evince is to replace the multiple document viewers that exist on the GNOME Desktop with a single simple application. Evince is also capable of displaying, adding and editing PDF annotations (comments).

     

  • LibreOffice icon

    LibreOffice

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android BSD Website

    LibreOffice is a free and open-source office suite that is compatible with other major office suites, and is available on all operating systems. It is an independently-developed version of the OpenOffice.org suite.

    The office suite includes:

    Small LibreOffice - Writer iconLibreOffice - Writer, a word processor with similar functionality and file support to Small Microsoft Office Word iconMicrosoft Office Word . It has extensive WYSIWYG word processing capabilities, but can also be used as a basic text editor.

    Small LibreOffice - Calc iconLibreOffice - Calc , a spreadsheet program, similar to Small Microsoft Office Excel iconMicrosoft Office Excel . It has a number of unique features, including a system which automatically defines series of graphs, based on information available to the user.

    Small LibreOffice - Impress iconLibreOffice - Impress , a presentation program resembling Small Microsoft Office Powerpoint iconMicrosoft Office Powerpoint . Presentations can be exported as SWF files, allowing them to be viewed on any computer with Adobe Flash installed.

    Small LibreOffice - Draw iconLibreOffice - Draw , a vector graphics editor and diagramming tool similar to Small Microsoft Office Visio iconMicrosoft Office Visio . It provides connectors between shapes, which are available in a range of line styles and facilitate building drawings such as flowcharts. It also includes features similar to desktop publishing software such as Small Scribus iconScribus and Small Microsoft Office Publisher iconMicrosoft Office Publisher .

    Small LibreOffice - Math iconLibreOffice - Math , an application designed for creating and editing mathematical formulae.
    Small LibreOffice - Base iconLibreOffice - Base , a database management program, similar to Small Microsoft Office Access iconMicrosoft Office Access .

     

  • LanguageTool icon

    LanguageTool

    Freemium Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web Chrome ... LibreOffice Apache OpenOffice Firefox Website

    Free proofreading tool for OpenOffice, LibreOffice, Firefox, and Chrome. Also available as a standalone application. Supports about 20 languages (on different levels) and allows customization.

     

  • GoldenDict icon

    GoldenDict

    Freemium Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android Website

    GoldenDict is an open-source dictionary program for PC computers that gives translations of words and phrases for different languages. It allows use of several popular dictionary file formats simultaneously.

    A free, ad-sponsored, mobile version is available for Android devices. It fully supports Lingvo, Babylon, StarDict, Lingoes and Dictd dictionary files.

     

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    Translate Shell

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Website

    Translate Shell (formerly Google Translate CLI) is a command-line translator powered by Google Translate (default), Bing Translator, Yandex.Translate and Apertium.

     

  • Eye of GNOME icon

    Eye of GNOME

    Free Open Source Mac Linux Website

    Eye of GNOME is the official image viewer for the GNOME Desktop environment. With it, you can view single image files, as well as large image collections. The Eye of GNOME supports a variety of image file formats. The GdkPixbuf library determines which file formats Eye of GNOME can load and save. If the appropriate plugins are installed on your system, Image Viewer will be able to open more image formats than those listed below.

     

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    XnConvert

    Free Mac Windows Linux Website

    XnConvert is an easy image converter for graphic files, photos and images available on Windows, MacOSX and Linux.
    It supports more than 400 file formats (jpeg, tiff, png, gif, camera raw, jpeg2000, WebP, OpenEXR, ...).
    You can resize, add a watermark, change contrast, brightness or gamma, apply filters and many other things.