Recommended software

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Curated list of Libre software by VTLUUG members

Base system

Distributions

See Mirrors for VT Mirrors containing several of these

Shell

Desktop environments

  • feh - image viewer + background management

Window managers

Status monitoring (in X)

Xorg modifications

Other system utilties

  • htop - Monitor your system easily
  • ncdu - NCurses Disk Usage

Internet

Web browsing

Mail clients

Contact management systems

File sharing

Chat

XMPP client

IRC clients

Relays

  • Socat - "Multipurpose relay"

News

Productivity

Programming

Text editors

Terminal stuff

Word processing

Note-taking

To-do list

Document viewing

  • evince (older versions; newest has gnome-specific optimizations and design features)
  • atril

Ebooks

File managers

Text Parsing tools

Group Management

  • Zarafa - groupware server
  • Z-Push - ActiveSync implementation

Audio

Music players

MPD clients

Music libraries

Audio recording

  • arecord

Audio Routing

Gaming on Linux

Virtualization

Hardware

See also