7.1 General Software Selection

20200218 Below we identify applications for a variety of tasks. In general, the first listed package is a recommended package, though of course this is personal opinion and for different users and different purposes some of the alternatives may be more appropriate.

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


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