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Favorite programs for X and terms
Posted on 09-20-2007 00:13:00 UTC | Updated on 09-20-2007 00:13:00 UTC
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My favorite Unix programs I use with x.org with either Gnome or KDE. I also threw in a few useful terminal programs.

ProgramDescription
gFTPGraphical FTP/SFTP Client.
RdesktopClient program used to connect to M$ RDP (Terminal Server).
OpenOfficeWordprocessing/Spreadsheet/HTML Editor/Drawing/Math Formulas/Presentation Programs.
Vi or Pico or Emacs or NanoTerminal text editors.
GimpGraphics editing/manipulation.
QivQuick picture viewer
PanNewsgroup reader.
gThumb or GwenviewImage viewers with thumbnail viewers.
Sylpheed or Mutt or Evolution or Kmail or ThunderbirdE-mail clients.
Quanta Plus or NVUHTML Editors.
XChat or BitchXIRC chat programs. One for Xfree86 and one for a terminal respectively.
Mozilla or Firefox or OperaWeb browser/E-mail Client/HTML Editor.
XMMSMusic Player.
PidginChat program that works with AOL but has plugins for most other popular chat programs.
XMAMEPlays old arcade games (ROMS). You need to have ROM images for it to work.
XPDFPDF reader.
XCHM or arCHMageCFM (M$ compiled HTML file) reader. Files have .chm extention.
MGT (Multi Gnome Terminal) or KonsoleTerminal programs with tabs.
Mplayer or Xine or VideolanVideo/DVD player (AVI,MOV,MPEG,WMV,ASF,DIVIX).
ScribusPage layout and desktop publishing.
Gnu CashAccounting program. Track bank accounts, stocks, income and expenses.
Blender3D modeller/renderer.
Network Shark or tcpdumpA Network Protocol Analyzer.
MusEMIDI/Audio sequencer with recording and editing capabilities. Complete multitrack virtual studio.
AvidemuxA graphical tool to edit video (filter/re-encode/split)
Snow NewsTerminal based RSS news reader.
k9copyDVDShrink like program. Rips dvd's and if need be compresses them to fit onto one dvd.
K3bCD/DVD burning program
EasytagMp3 renaming program
GTKPodTransfer files to your ipod
Bittornado,Bittorrent,rtorrentBittorrent clients
Photorec and TestdiskOpensource file recovery software (on knoppix cd)
ConkySystem resource monitor
MultitailTo watch multiple system logs at once.
QemuGeneric and open source machine emulator and virtualizer.
StellariumPlanetarium software that shows exactly what you see when you look up at the stars.
MythTvMythTV is a homebrew PVR software.

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