guide:linux:apps

Useful Linux applications

See also: CLI Applications for admins

  • rofi – fast application launcher and window switcher
  • xfce4-terminal – terminal emulator
  • Zim Wiki – personal desktop wiki
  • Qalculate! – calculator
  • Geany – fast mini-IDE / Editor
  • Lutris – game installer and runner
  • Firefox – Browser
  • Element – chat application
  • LibreOffice
  • Kexi – fast database application
  • Recoll – fast indexing file search
  • mpv – video player with minimal UI
  • VLC – video player with good playlist GUI
  • guayadeque – music player with smart playlist feature, handles huge music collections
  • vscode – IDE with lots of plugins (based on electron, sadly)
  • Barrier – share mouse and keyboard between two PCs (client-server), "software KVM"
  • Last modified: 2020-07-21 20:55