8.2 General Software Selection


Below we identify applications for a variety of tasks. Generally, the first listed is recommended.

Category Application
archive manager file roller
audio cli ffmpeg
audio editor audacity
audio conversion soundconverter
desktop environment gnome
file hosting nextcloud
file manager nautilus, nautilus, nautilus, nautilus, nautilus, nautilus, nautilus
ide vscode
image editor gimp
image processor imagemagick
image viewer eog
instant messaging mattermost home github
newsletter editor libreoffice
office suite libreoffice
password manager keepassxc
pdf viewer evince
remote desktop x2go
remote desktop protocol RDP remmina, remmina
remote sync syncthing
repetitive strain injury workrave home github
system information inxi
system monitor conky
terminal gnome-terminal
text editor gedit
video cli ffmpeg
video editor shotcut home github
video editor vidcutter github
video viewer totem
wallpaper variety home github
web browser brave

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