Software for LINUX  BACK


Acrobat Reader  For viewing and printing Adobe Portable DocumentFormat (PDF) files. NOTE: xpdf should already have come with your distribution

GIMP  The GIMP is the GNU Image Manipulation Program built for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring.

gLabels  gLabels is a lightweight program for creating labels and business cards for the GNOME desktop environment.

Glade  is a free user interface builder for GTK+ and GNOME.

GQView  An image browser that features single click access to view imagesand move around the directory tree.

GQmpeg  Gqmpeg is an X Windows front end to the mpg123 mpeg audio player. It includes playlist support and playback options. GQmpeg requires mpg123 version .59o for actual playback of mpeg audio files.

JPilot  J-Pilot is a desktop organizer application for the palm pilot that runs under Linux and Unix using X-Windows and GTK+.

jaZIP  jaZip is a FREE program for maintaing your Iomega Zip and/or Jaz drive(s) and disks under Linux.

XMMS  Xmms is an mp3 player in the style of Winamp This player has most of the features as winamp from Windows 95/98/NT but of course feature has some specials only available for the linux version.


Galeon  Galeon is a GNOME Web browser based on gecko (the mozilla rendering engine). It's fast, it has a light interface, and it is fully standards-compliant.

BitchX The best IRC chat client on this planet

Curfloo  Curfloo is a console CLI/curses based chat client for the Yahoo Chat System

Gyach   Gyach is a GTK+ based Yahoo! Chat client.

Gnapster  Gnapster is a client for the dead Napster online mp3 community. Currently, Gnapster supports all major features of the protocol including many opennap extensions to the protocol. You may want to use Gnutella or Limewire instead.

Gnutella   Gnutella is a fully-distributed information-sharing technology. Loosely translated, it is what puts the power of information-sharing back into your hands.

Limewire   LimeWire[tm] is a software package which enables individuals to search for and share computer files with anyone on the internet. A product of Lime Wire, LLC, LimeWire[tm] is compatible with the Gnutella file-sharing protocol and can connect with anyone else running Gnutella-compatible software

Roaring Penguin PPPoE Software  Roaring Penguin is a free client for Linux, NetBSD and Solaris systems to connect to PPPoE service providers.

HTML Editors

If you want to try something besides vi, vim, or emacs, these will help you out.

Bluefish HTML editor  Bluefish is a GTK HTML editor for the experienced web designer. It's awesome!

Amaya Editor/Browser  Amaya is a browser/authoring tool that allows you to publish documents on the Web. It is used to demonstrate and test many of the new developments in Web protocols and formats.

Screem Website Developer  SCREEM is a web site development environment It's purpose is to increase productivity when constructing a site, by providing quick access to commonly used features.


Linux Documentation Project   HOWTO's, FAQ's, MAN Pages ,and the online magazine Linux Gazette.

TUX.ORG  Tux.Org is an umbrella organization supporting the efforts of Users Groups and Developers. Our primary focus is supporting and advocating the development and use of software and systems whose source code and specifications were openly developed and are freely available to the public.

LinuxNews.com  All the latest and greatest news surrounding everyone's favourite operating system.

Linux.org  Full service Linux portal.

Slashdot  News for Nerds. Stuff that matters

ThinkGeek  Stuff for smart masses. Gadgets, swag, books, desk stuff...this is a really fun site.