Linux Must Have

This list are for the apps I use on Linux Mint daily. These apps are absolutely must-have apps I can't be without.

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ReyXtractorList by ReyXtractor, last updated 2022-06-08
  1. GNOME Mines icon

    Mines (previously gnomine) is a puzzle game where you locate mines floating in an ocean using only your brain and a little bit of luck.

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    GNOME Mines screenshot 1
  2. TuxGuitar icon

    A Multitrack tablature editor and player.

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    TuxGuitar screenshot 1
  3. 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
  4. Joplin icon

    Joplin is a free, open source note taking and to-do application, which can handle a large number of notes organised into notebooks. The notes are searchable, can be copied, tagged and modified either from the applications directly or from your own text editor.

    • Note-taking Tool
    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • AppImageHub
    • Snapcraft
    • Google Chrome
    • Flathub
    • Cloudron
    • Homebrew
    • Chocolatey
    • Termux
    • Firefox
    • PortableApps.com
    • ...
    Desktop and mobile apps
  5. Tuta icon

    Tuta is the world's most secure email service, easy to use and private by design. You get fully encrypted calendars and contacts with all our personal and business email accounts. It has open source iOS and an Android apps.

    • Calendar App
    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • Flathub
    • F-Droid
    • ...
    Mail View
  6. 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
  7. Tor Browser icon

    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...

    • Web Browser
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • OpenBSD
    • ...
    Tor Browser screenshot 1
  8. VeraCrypt icon

    VeraCrypt is a free and libre source (open source) disk encryption software brought to you by https://www.idrix.fr

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    Langage
  9. OnionShare icon

    OnionShare is an open source tool that lets you securely and anonymously share files, host websites, and chat with friends using the Tor network.

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    OnionShare screenshot 1
  10. 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
    • BSD
    • Flathub
    • PortableApps.com
    • Android
    • ...
    LibreOffice Writer on Linux
  11. 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
  12. OpenShot icon

    OpenShot is a free and open-source video editor for Windows, macOS, Linux, and Chrome OS, designed to be easy to use and quick to learn.

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    OpenShot screenshot 1
  13. Cryptomator icon

    Cryptomator provides transparent, client-side encryption for your cloud. Protect your documents from unauthorized access. Cryptomator is free and open source software, so you can rest assured there are no backdoors.

    • Cloud Storage Service
    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Flathub
    • F-Droid
    • Homebrew
    • Chocolatey
    • ...
    Cryptomator screenshot 1
  14. Stacer icon

    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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    Dashboard
  15. Standard Notes icon

    Standard Notes is a simple and private notes app. It allows you to write and sync your notes across all your devices, iOS, Android, Linux, Windows, MacOS, and web browser.

    • Note-taking Tool
    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • F-Droid
    • ...
    Standard Notes screenshot 1
  16. Flameshot icon

    Features a free draw tool, arrows, lines, circles, and other tools for editing screenshots you take. Possibility to add text, but not possible to change text size. Screenshots can be uploaded to Imgur, saved to a local file, or copied directly to your clipboard to easily paste...

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    Flameshot screenshot 1
  17. 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
  18. GIMP icon

    GIMP is a free program for such photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. Essentially it's the closest thing to Photoshop you can get for free.

    • Image Editor
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Snapcraft
    • Flathub
    • PortableApps.com
    • Haiku
    • Flatpak
    • AmigaOS
    • ...
    yes
  19. 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
  20. BleachBit icon

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

    • System Cleaner
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Blackberry
    • PortableApps.com
    • ...
    BleachBit 1.9.3 on Windows 10 showing Firefox preview
  21. 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
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Vivaldi Browser
    • Google Chrome
    • Flathub
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Tor Browser Bundle
    • Safari
    • F-Droid
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Cloudron
    • Opera
    • Chocolatey
    • Mono
    • Brave
    • Firefox
    • Snapcraft
    • Flatpak
    • ...
    Desktop app on macOS

This list was created by ReyXtractor May 18, 2022 and was last updated Jun 8, 2022. The list has 21 apps.

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