Productive Daily-use Linux Setup

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costanza6221List by costanza6221, last updated 2024-05-11
  1. Metadata Cleaner icon

    Metadata within a file can tell a lot about you. Cameras record data about when and where a picture was taken and which camera was used. Office applications automatically add author and company information to documents and spreadsheets.

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Flathub
    • GNOME
    • ...
    Metadata Cleaner screenshot 1
  2. Upscaler icon

    Upscaler is a GTK4+libadwaita application that allows you to upscale and enhance a given image. It is a front-end for Real-ESRGAN ncnn Vulkan.

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    Upscaler screenshot 1
  3. Input Leap icon

    open source kvm done right this time

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    Input Leap screenshot 1
  4. qpwgraph icon

    Virtual audio cabling. Works well with pipewire audio server. Saves configuration well

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Arch Linux
    • Flatpak
    • ...
    qpwgraph screenshot 1
  5. Rclone icon

    Rclone ("rsync for cloud storage") is a command-line program to sync files and directories to and from different cloud storage providers.

    • File Sync Tool
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Solaris
    • FreeBSD
    • NetBSD
    • OpenBSD
    • ...
    Rclone screenshot 1
  6. ImHex icon

    ImHex is a free, featureful Hex Editor with many tools often only found in paid products. It includes a custom built scripting language for highlighting and decoding binary data, a disassembler, extensive file analysis tools and much much more

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • ...
    ImHex screenshot 1
  7. Skippy-XD is a full-screen task-switcher for X11. You know that thing Mac OS X, Compiz and KWin do where you press a hotkey and suddenly you see miniature versions of all your windows at once? Skippy-XD does just that.

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    Skippy-XD screenshot 1
  8. 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).

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    The paned browser, providing a customizable hierarchy of filters for finding your music
  9. EasyEffects icon

    Cant live without noise suppression. Best when used with Helvum patchbay

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    EasyEffects screenshot 1
  10. Artha icon

    Artha is a handy thesaurus based on WordNet with distinct features like global hotkey look-up, passive desktop notifications, regular expression based search, etc.. Artha may be used as a free open-source replacement to the proprietary WordWeb Pro.

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • PortableApps.com
    • Flathub
    • ...
    Artha screenshot 1
  11. Rnote icon

    Rnote aims to be a simple but functional note taking application for freehand drawing or annotating pictures or documents. It eventually should be able to import / export various media file formats.

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    Rnote screenshot 1
  12. Audio Sharing icon

    With Audio Sharing you can share your current computer audio playback in the form of an RTSP stream. This stream can then be played back by other devices, for example using VLC.

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Linux Mobile
    • Flathub
    • GNOME
    • ...
    Audio Sharing screenshot 1
    Audio Sharing screenshot 2
  13. Marble icon

    Marble is a Virtual Globe and World Atlas that you can use to learn more about Earth: You can pan and zoom around and you can look up places and roads. A mouse click on a place label will provide the respective Wikipedia article.

    • Map Service
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • PortableApps.com
    • ...
    Marble screenshot 1
  14. OpenRGB icon

    Open source RGB lighting control that doesn't depend on manufacturer software. For Windows, Linux, MacOS.

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • ...
    OpenRGB screenshot 1
  15. Albert icon

    Albert is a C++/Qt based desktop agnostic keyboard launcher that helps you to accomplish your workflows in a breeze. Its goals are usability and beauty, performance and extensibility.

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    Apps
  16. MyTourbook icon

    MyTourbook visualizes recorded tours and creates various statistics, MyTourbook stellt die Touren von einem Fahrradcomputer grafisch dar

    • Run Tracker
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Eclipse
    • Java
    • ...
    Get Tours ... Import
  17. Golden Cheetah icon

    Performance Software for Cyclists, Runners, Triathletes and Coaches.

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    Ride Summary
  18. SMPlayer icon

    SMPlayer intends to be a complete front-end for MPlayer, from basic features like playing videos, DVDs, and VCDs to more advanced features like support for MPlayer filters and more. SMPlayer remembers the settings of all files you play.

    • Media Player
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • mpv
    • PortableApps.com
    • Haiku
    • MPlayer
    • ...
    Playing video - Default Skin
  19. GtkHash icon

    Currently supported hash functions include CRC32, ADLER32, GOST, MD2, MD4, MD5, MD6, SHA1, SHA2, SHA3, RIPEMD, HAVAL, TIGER, WHIRLPOOL and BLAKE2.

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Cinnamon
    • GNOME
    • MATE
    • Xfce
    • Flathub
    • Snapcraft
    • ...
    GtkHash screenshot 1
  20. X-tile icon

    X-tile is an application that allows you to select a number of windows and tile them in different ways. It works on any X desktop like Gnome, KDE, XFCE, LXDE. The main features are: many tiling geometries, undo tiling, invert tiling order, optional system tray docking and menu...

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Xfce
    • ...
    X-tile screenshot 1
  21. Strawberry icon

    Strawberry is a music player and music collection organizer. It is a fork of Clementine released in 2018 aimed at music collectors and audiophiles. The name is inspired by the band Strawbs. It's written in C++ using the Qt framework.

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    Strawberry screenshot 1
  22. QDirStat icon

    QDirStat is a graphical disk usage utility. The successor of KDirStat without any KDE dependencies.

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    QDirStat screenshot 1
  23. KeePassXC icon

    KeePassXC is a community fork of KeePassX, the cross-platform port of KeePass for Windows. Every feature is cross-platform and tested to give users the same feel on each operating system, including the loved auto-type feature.

    • Password Manager
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • AppImageHub
    • Snapcraft
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Google Chrome
    • Flathub
    • PortableApps.com
    • Flatpak
    • Homebrew
    • Chocolatey
    • Firefox
    • ...
    Welcome Screen
  24. ghostwriter icon

    No excuses. No distractions. Just write. ghostwriter is a feature-rich text editor using Markdown syntax which makes it suitable for note-taking, document redaction, simple HTML website creation and much more.

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    ghostwriter screenshot 1
  25. GPXSee icon

    GPXSee is a Qt-based GPS log file viewer and analyzer that supports GPX, TCX, KML, FIT, IGC and NMEA files.

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    GPXSee on Windows
    GPXSee on Mac OS X
    GPXSee on Linux
  26. Gaphor icon

    Gaphor is a WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) UML and SysML modeling environment easy to use that will help you create your applications.

    • ...
    Gaphor screenshot 1
  27. Dia icon

    Dia is a GTK+ based diagram creation program for Linux, Unix, Mac OS X and Windows released under the GPL license.

    • Diagram Editor
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • PortableApps.com
    • FreeBSD
    • Xfce
    • DragonFly BSD
    • NetBSD
    • OpenBSD
    • ...
    Dia screenshot 1
  28. KRename icon

    KRename is a powerful batch renamer for KDE. It allows you to easily rename hundreds or even more files in one go. The filenames can be created by parts of the original filename, numbering the files or accessing hundreds of informations about the file, like creation date or Exif...

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    Files page
  29. qBittorrent icon

    Torrents are one of the best methods out there for distributing files over the Internet, both legit and legal content as well as some not-so-legal and a bit shady "stuff."

    • Torrent Client
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • AppImageHub
    • Snapcraft
    • Flathub
    • PortableApps.com
    • Haiku
    • ...
    qBittorrent screenshot 1
  30. Zotero icon

    Zotero is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, share research and cite your research sources directly in your favourite word processor, with 300 MB free online storage.

    • Research Manager
    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Google Chrome
    • Safari
    • Microsoft Office Word
    • Google Drive - Docs
    • LibreOffice
    • Firefox
    • ...
    Main Interface
  31. Freeplane icon

    Freeplane is a powerful and free software for building mind maps. It is a redesigned version of the well known FreeMind , and is created by one of FreeMind's key developers.

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    Freeplane screenshot 1
  32. TreeSheets icon

    The ultimate replacement for spreadsheets, mind mappers, outliners, PIMs, text editors and small databases. Suitable for any kind of data organization, such as To-do lists, calendars, project management, brainstorming, organizing ideas, planning, requirements gathering...

    • ...
    TreeSheets screenshot 1
  33. Zettlr icon

    Zettlr is a one-stop publication workbench that combines many writing features and collects them in one application. It aims at speeding up your workflow and help you write without any interruptions.

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    Zettlr Main Window (dark mode)
  34. OpenConnect icon

    A VPN client compatible with Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client (now Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Solution) and an open source substitute for Cisco's official Linux client.

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    OpenConnect in NetworkManager dialog
  35. WireGuard icon

    WireGuard is an extremely simple yet fast and modern VPN that utilizes state-of-the-art cryptography. It aims to be faster, simpler, leaner, and more useful than IPSec, while avoiding the massive headache. It intends to be considerably more performant than OpenVPN.

    • VPN Service
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • BSD
    • iPad
    • F-Droid
    • OpenWrt
    • ...
    WireGuard screenshot 1
  36. Cuttlefish icon

    Cuttlefish allows artists and developers to preview and pick icons. Cuttlefish attempts to render the icons exactly as they would look drawn in the application. It allows to filter based on category and name.

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • ...
    Cuttlefish screenshot 1
  37. OpenSnitch icon

    OpenSnitch is a GNU/Linux application firewall.

    • ...
    OpenSnitch screenshot 1
  38. LyX icon

    LyX is a document processor that encourages an approach to writing based on the structure of your documents (WYSIWYM) and not simply their appearance (WYSIWYG). LyX combines the power and flexibility of TeX/LaTeX with the ease of use of a GUI.

    • LaTeX Editor
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Haiku
    • Flathub
    • ...
    LyX screenshot 1
  39. TeXstudio icon

    TeXstudio is an integrated environment for writing LaTeX documents. Our goal is to make writing LaTeX as easy and comfortable as possible. Therefore TeXstudio has numerous features like syntax-highlighting, integrated viewer, reference checking and various assistants.

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    Inline Checking
  40. Solaar icon

    Solaar is a Linux device manager for Logitech's Unifying, Lightspeed, and Nano receiver peripherals. It is able to pair/unpair devices with the receiver and for most devices show battery status. Solaar can also control some of the changeable features of the devices, such as...

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Flathub
    • ...
    Solaar screenshot 1
  41. Okular icon

    Multi-platform, fast and packed with features, Okular allows you to read PDF documents, comics and EPub books, browse images, visualize Markdown documents, and much more.

    • PDF Reader
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Flathub
    • KDE
    • ...
    Okular screenshot 1
  42. qpdfview icon

    qpdfview is a Qt-based tabbed document viewer using the Poppler library for PDF rendering and CUPS for printing. Support for the DjVu and PostScript formats can be added via plugins.

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    qpdfview screenshot 1
  43. GSmartControl icon

    Smartctl GUI that supports controlling hard drive Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting.

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    Drive information window - A failing drive, attribute list
  44. Workrave icon

    Workrave is a program that assists in the recovery and prevention of Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI). The program frequently alerts you to take micro-pauses, rest breaks and restricts you to your daily limit.

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    Animated GIF showing some of Workrave's exercises
  45. Blanket icon

    Improve focus and increase your productivity by listening to different sounds. Or allows you to fall asleep in a noisy environment.

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Linux Mobile
    • Flathub
    • GNOME
    • ...
    Blanket screenshot 1
  46. QOwnNotes icon

    Plain text notepad with markdown support and todo list manager for Linux, Mac OS X and Windows, that works together with the notes application of ownCloud.

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    QOwnNotes main screen
  47. Huginn icon

    Huginn is a system for building agents that perform automated tasks for you online. They can read the web, watch for events, and take actions on your behalf. Huginn's Agents create and consume events, propagating them along a directed graph.

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    Huginn screenshot 1
  48. Super Productivity icon

    This is a ToDo List / Time Tracker / Personal Jira Task Manager for Linux, MacOS and Windows to make you work super productively.

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    Super Productivity screenshot 1
  49. Kamoso icon

    Kamoso is a simple and friendly program to use your camera.

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Flathub
    • KDE
    • ...
    Kamoso screenshot 1
  50. nomacs icon

    nomacs is a free, open source image viewer, which supports multiple platforms. You can use it for viewing all common image formats including RAW and psd images.

    • Image Viewer
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • FreeBSD
    • Flathub
    • ...
    nomacs screenshot 1
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This list was created by costanza6221 May 12, 2020 and was last updated May 11, 2024. The list has 90 apps.

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Projjal Moitra
CommentJun 24, 2021

Great list. It helped me discover a lot of productive tools, which I needed from long ago :)

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