Linux Apps

Useful apps for GNU/Linux systems

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  • Ubuntu

    Free Windows Linux Windows S Website

    Ubuntu is an open source software operating system that runs from the desktop, to the cloud, to all your internet connected things.


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  • LUKS

    Free Linux Website

    LUKS is the standard for Linux hard disk encryption. By providing a standard on-disk-format, it does not only facilitate compatibility among distributions, but also provides secure management of multiple user passwords. LUKS stores all necessary setup information in the partition header, enabling to transport or migrate data seamlessly.


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  • GNOME Software

    Free Linux Chrome OS Advanced Package Tool Website

    GNOME Software lets you install and update applications and system extensions.


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  • Snapcraft

    Free Linux Website

    Snaps are app packages for desktop, cloud and IoT that update automatically, are easy to install, secure, cross-platform and dependency-free. They're being used on millions of Linux systems every day.


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  • Flatpak

    Free Linux Website

    Flatpak is a next-generation technology for building and distributing desktop applications on Linux.


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    Free Linux Website

    Flathub is the home of hundreds of apps which can be easily installed on any Linux distribution. Browse the apps online, from your app center or the command line. Requires Small Flatpak iconFlatpak.


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  • Wine

    Free Mac Linux Android Android Tablet BSD Website

    Wine (originally an acronym for "Wine Is Not an Emulator") is a compatibility layer capable of running Windows applications on several POSIX-compliant operating systems, such as Linux, macOS, & BSD. 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.
    Wine User's Guide:
    Wine FAQ:


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  • Tweaks

    Free Linux Website

    Tweaks allows the adjustment of several advanced GNOME options that can't be configured in GNOME Settings.


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  • dconf Editor

    Free Linux Website

    Dconf Editor is a viewer and editor of applications internal settings. It allows editing options not exposed in some applications interface. It’s a powerful tool, that could break some applications if misused, and you should only use it understanding that.


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  • Stacer

    Free Linux Website

    Stacer is an open source system optimizer and application monitor that helps users to manage entire system with different aspects, its an all in one system utility.


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  • File Roller

    Free Linux GNOME Website

    File Roller is an archive manager for the GNOME environment. This means that you can create and modify archives; view the content of an archive; view and modify a file contained in the archive; extract files from the archive.


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  • Albert

    Free Linux Website

    Access everything with virtually zero effort. Run applications, open files or their paths,
    open bookmarks in your browser, search the web, calculate things and a lot more. Albert is a desktop agnostic launcher. Its goals are usability and beauty, performance and extensibility. It is written in C++ and based on the Qt framework.

    Alternatives: Small Ulauncher iconUlauncher, Small kupfer iconkupfer


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  • KeePassXC

    Free Mac Windows Linux Website

    KeePassXC can store your passwords safely and auto-type them into your everyday websites and applications. KeePassXC is a community fork of Small KeePassX iconKeePassX, the cross-platform port of Small KeePass iconKeePass for Windows. Every feature works cross-platform and was thoroughly tested on multiple systems to provide users with the same look and feel on every supported operating system. This includes the beloved Auto-Type feature.

    Alternatives: Small KeePass iconKeePass


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  • PWGen (Password Generator)

    Free Mac Windows Linux Website

    PWGen is a professional password generator capable of generating large amounts of cryptographically-secure passwords—“classical” passwords, pronounceable passwords, pattern-based passwords, and passphrases consisting of words from word lists.


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  • Mozilla Firefox

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

    Seriously private browsing. Firefox shows you how many data-collecting trackers are blocked with Enhanced Tracking Protection. Small Firefox Lockwise iconFirefox Lockwise makes the passwords you save in Firefox secure and available on all your devices. Small Firefox Monitor iconFirefox Monitor alerts you if we know your information is a part of another company’s data breach.

    Alternatives: Small Vivaldi iconVivaldi, Small Brave iconBrave


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  • uBlock Origin

    Free Android Microsoft Edge Vivaldi Browser Chrome Safari ... Pale Moon Opera Chromium Firefox Website

    An efficient blocker add-on for various browsers. Fast, potent, and lean.

    Alternatives: Small Adblock Plus iconAdblock Plus, Small AdGuard iconAdGuard


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  • Tor Browser

    Free Mac Windows Linux Android Android Tablet ... OpenBSD Website

    The Small Tor iconTor 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, macOS, or Linux. It can run off a USB flash drive, comes with a pre-configured web browser to protect your anonymity, and is self-contained.


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  • Thunderbird

    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD ... Haiku Website

    Thunderbird is a free email application that’s easy to set up and customize - and it’s loaded with great features!
    New Mail Indicator:
    How to start Thunderbird minimized:

    Alternatives: Small Evolution iconEvolution, Small Geary iconGeary, Small Claws Mail iconClaws Mail, Small Mailnag iconMailnag
    Geary Flatpak:


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  • Lightning Calendar

    Free Mac Windows Linux Thunderbird SeaMonkey Website

    Organize your schedule and life’s important events in a calendar that’s fully integrated with your Small Thunderbird iconThunderbird or Small SeaMonkey iconSeaMonkey email client. Manage multiple calendars, create your daily to do list, invite friends to events, and subscribe to public calendars.
    EDS Calendar Integration:

    Alternatives: Small Evolution iconEvolution, Small GNOME Calendar iconGNOME Calendar
    Evolution ArchWiki:


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Comments on Linux Apps

· Jun 2020 · Helpful Not helpful 1 Helpful Report as spam

Thanks for the effort, it's a usable list for me.


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