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Best Software to Install in Linux

Posted on the 03 September 2013 by Geekybrains @sreekanth_br
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After Installing Linux , You must have the following  list of Softwares in you Linux box to enjoy the freedom of Opensource.

Best Graphics and Image editing tools available on Linux
  • GIMP Image Editor  : GIMP is an acronym for GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed program for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. It has many capabilities. It can be used as a simple paint program, an expert quality photo retouching program, an online batch processing system, a mass production image renderer, an image format converter, etc.
  • InkScape Vector Graphics Editor : Inkscape is a Vector Graphics Editor, similar to Adobe Illustrator, that strives to be SVG Compliant, open source, responsive and extensible.
  • Raw Therapee image enhancer  : One of the best raw image editor available on Linux
  • Shutter Screenshot tool : Shutter Ubuntu / Linux app that allows you to take screenshots, edit them, apply various effects, upload them online and more.You can take a screenshot of a specific area, window, your whole screen, or even of a website – apply different effects to it, draw on it to highlight points
  • Scribus desktop publishing tool : Scribus is a powerful desktop publishing software that helps you create great looking documents of all kinds
  • Pencil Animation software: Pencil’s purpose is to make traditional animation.Pencil is intended to be a simple programme enabling anyone to make 2D animation.

Best Programming tools available on Linux

  • Gedit : It is a simple yet powerful Text editor available in Linux.
  • Vim editor : Vim is a highly configurable text editor built to enable efficient text editing
  • Beyond Compare
  • Aptana studio for Web designing :The professional, open source development tool for the open web. Develop and test your entire web application using a single environment. With support for the latest browser technology specs such as HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Ruby, Rails, PHP and Python.I love the auto tag completion feature in HTML.
  •  Geany IDE : Geany is a small and lightweight Integrated Development Environment. It was developed to provide a small and fast IDE, which has only a few dependencies from other packages.
  • Code Blocks IDE : Codeblocks is a cross-platform IDE built around wxWidgets, designed to be extensible and configurable.

Best Internet applications available on Linux

    • Skype : Download Skype for Linux and make free calls and internet calls to all your friends and family with Skype.
    • FlareGet downloader : The Best Download Manager and accelerator for Linux. This is an excellent replacement for Internet Download Manager(IDM) in Windows
    • Transmission Bit torrent client
    • ThunderBird email client : Now forget Microsoft outlook and try it’s best alternative, Thunderbird is a free email application that’s easy to set up and customize – and it’s loaded with great features.

Best Web browsers on Linux to use

  • Firefox: The best Web browser I have used so far.
  • Google Chrome : If you are a Google fan, then choose this browser on Linux.
  • Opera browser : Use Opera with Turbo when your Internet connection is slow.
Related Article : Why Do I use FireFox ? Best Media players available on Linux Platform
  • Clementine media player : Clementine is a multiplatform music player. It is a really neat and powerful music player to have in your Linux Operating system
  • XBMC Media center : Now you have the ultimate media center in your Linux OS.
  • VLC media player : There are many advantages with VLC media player like Always on top option & streaming Youtube videos without any advertizements.
  • Banshee media player : Play your music and videos. Keep up with your podcasts and Internet radio. Discover new music and podcasts.Banshee is one of the best media player available on Linux OS
  • Gnome Mplayer : Supports many file formats. Good to use in Linux OS

Read the complete article on Media players for Linux

Best Software to install in Linux
Best Software to install in Linux
Best Software to install in Linux
Best Software to install in Linux

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