My favorite software with Linux

Internet

  • Thunderbird : mail client
  • Firefox : web browser
  • Pidgin (formerly Gaim)
  • Httrack

Multimedia

  • Xmms : equivalent of winamp (out of portage now, xmms2 soon)
  • Audacious : another equivalent of winamp
    • xlyrics : lyrics display plugin (overlay gentoo-china)
  • mplayer
  • VLC
  • Gimp : equivalent of PaintShop
  • KolourPaint : equivalent of Windows Paint
  • geekie : a nice image viewer (fork of gqview)
  • Inkscape : vectorial picture editors
  • Dia : to do vectorial schemes
  • motion : video motion detector for your webcam
  • AviDemux : encoder
  • Hugin : create panoramic images

Editors

  • Gobby : a collaborative editor
  • Scite : equivalent of Notepad++
  • Kate : another sort of equivalent of Notepad++
  • nano : a light console text editor
  • flpsed : a PDF pseudo-editor (to fill form when there is no true form)

Utilities

  • Fluxbox : a light and highly configurable window manager !
  • mrxvt : a nice tabbed console
  • wcalc : a very strong command line calculator
  • Stardict : dictionary
  • acroread : Acrobat Reader
  • Evince : a very light and fast pdf, ps and dvi viewer
  • Xfe : a file explorer
  • Krusader : a complete file commander
  • Conky : a nice system monitor
  • xosd : to print text on the screen with shortcuts
  • x11vnc : a VNC server implementation which acts like under Windows
  • tightvnc : a good VNC client
  • screen : enables to detach a ssh session (to let it running while closing the ssh connection)

Scientific

  • scilab : equivalent of matlab
  • gnuplot : to easily draw plots

Programming

  • Doxygen : to automatically generate documentation
  • Valgrind : memory checker for c++
  • cccc : compute some criteria for your code
  • SlocSount : counts number of lines of your code
  • Umbrello : UML
  • gdb : GNU debugger

System

  • htop : CPU and MEM usage
  • jnettop : Network usage
  • rlocate : implementation of locate which also indexes in-line
  • Wine : to run Windows executables
  • VirtualBox : PC emulator to run Windows or Linux

Misc

  • Celestia :
  • Stellarium :
  • KStars :
software/fav-linux.txt · Last modified: 2013/09/19 16:40 (external edit)
 
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