Linux setup

List of essential applications for a new Linux installation (Linux Mint / elementary OS / Ubuntu / Ubuntu MATE).

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joaoandreferroList by joaoandreferro, last updated 2022-10-27
  1. Development

  2. Postman icon

    Postman is a tool that facilitates the development and use of APIs. Postman provides all the functionality needed to create or simulate API specifications and use the Postman Collection Runner to create tests.

    • API Client
    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Chrome OS
    • Google Chrome
    • Flathub
    • Flatpak
    • ...
    Postman screenshot 1
  3. Gittyup icon

    Gittyup is a graphical Git client designed to help you understand and manage your source code history. Gittyup is a continuation of the GitAhead client.

    • Git Client
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Flathub
    • Qt
    • ...
    Gittyup screenshot 1
  4. Productivity

  5. Thunderbird icon

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

    • Email Client
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • AppImageHub
    • Snapcraft
    • Flathub
    • PortableApps.com
    • Haiku
    • Homebrew
    • Chocolatey
    • ...
    Thunderbird screenshot 1
  6. LibreOffice icon

    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.

    • Office Suite
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • BSD
    • Flathub
    • PortableApps.com
    • ...
    LibreOffice Writer on Linux
  7. Privacy & security

  8. Bitwarden icon

    Bitwarden is the easiest and safest way to store your logins and passwords across all of your devices (iOS, Android, Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Windows, Mac, Linux, and more). Bitwarden is FREE and open source.

    • Password Manager
    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • Apple Watch
    • Snapcraft
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Vivaldi
    • Google Chrome
    • Flathub
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Tor Browser
    • Safari
    • F-Droid
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Flatpak
    • Cloudron
    • Opera
    • Chocolatey
    • Mono
    • Brave
    • Mozilla Firefox
    • ...
    Desktop app on macOS
  9. GParted icon

    GParted is a GTK+ frontend to GNU Parted and the official GNOME Partition Editor application. It is used for creating, deleting, resizing, moving, checking and copying partitions, and the file systems on them.

    • ...
    GParted screenshot 1
  10. Media players

  11. Quod Libet icon

    Quod Libet is a Gapless GTK+-based audio player written in Python. Its designed around the idea that you know how to organize your music better than we do. It lets you make playlists based on regular expressions (dont worry, regular searches work too).

    • ...
    The paned browser, providing a customizable hierarchy of filters for finding your music
  12. Spotify icon

    Spotify is a freemium music streaming service providing digital rights management-restricted content from record labels including Sony, EMI, Warner Music Group and Universal.

    • Music Streaming Service
    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • Snapcraft
    • Flathub
    • Kindle Fire
    • Playstation
    • Fire TV
    • Xbox
    • ...
    Spotify screenshot 1
  13. Editors & coding

  14. Micro icon

    Micro is a terminal-based text editor that aims to be easy to use and intuitive, while also taking advantage of the full capabilities of modern terminals.

    • Text Editor
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • FreeBSD
    • OpenBSD
    • ...
    Micro screenshot 1
  15. Notepadqq icon

    Notepadqq is designed from developers, for developers. With its more than 100 supported languages, it is the ideal text editor for your daily tasks.

    • ...
    Notepadqq screenshot 1
  16. VSCodium icon

    This repository contains a build file to generate FLOSS release binaries of Microsoft's Visual Studio Code - Open Source ("Code - OSS") project, the open source core of the proprietary Visual Studio Code.

    • Code Editor
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Electron / Atom Shell
    • ...
    VSCodium screenshot 1
  17. PhpStorm icon

    Enjoy productive PHP and web development with PhpStorm. Take advantage of deep code understanding, top-notch coding assistance, and support for all major tools and frameworks.

    • ...
    PhpStorm screenshot 1
  18. Chat

  19. Signal icon

    Signal is a messaging app with an unexpected focus on privacy, combined with all the features expected from a modern IM app. Signal has received a lot of praise from all around the world for its security and privacy-respecting technologies.

    • Instant Messenger
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Flathub
    • Ubuntu
    • Debian
    • ...
    Signal screenshot 1
  20. Microsoft Teams icon

    Microsoft Teams is the chat-based workspace in Office 365 that integrates your team's people, content, and tools to be increase engagement and efficacy.

    • Group Chat App
    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Microsoft Office 365
    • ...
    Microsoft Teams screenshot 1
  21. Browsers

  22. Brave icon

    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.

    • Web Browser
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Snapcraft
    • Flathub
    • Homebrew
    • Chocolatey
    • ...
    Start Page
  23. Mozilla Firefox icon

    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.

    • Web Browser
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • BSD
    • iPad
    • AppImageHub
    • Snapcraft
    • Flathub
    • PortableApps.com
    • Haiku
    • Flatpak
    • Homebrew
    • Chocolatey
    • Gecko
    • ...
    Landing page

This list was created by joaoandreferro Jan 11, 2020 and was last updated Oct 27, 2022. The list has 16 apps.

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