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#1
this is just a broad open question. what are your favorite linux apps? they dont have to be limited to any distro.

i really like amarok (it works better in ubuntu than fedora if you ask me)
 
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Do you mean Linux-only apps? Because I really like some cross-platform apps, most notably Firefox and Songbird. It's nice to switch between Windows and Linux and still use the same apps with the same interfaces.

As for Linux only apps, there are a few that I find to be extremely useful/awesome. I love the Terminal in Ubuntu. So many possibilities, only limited by what you type. Amarok is really nice, I used that before I used Songbird. Ubuntu's default Gnome Network Manager wasn't very good imho, so I switched to wicd, which made my linux experience go 10x smoother. Gnome System Monitor is also pretty cool, I wish Windows had an app displays info like that.
 

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Zim - a desktop wiki.

Yay! :)
 

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Gimp, Audacity, avidemux and Kdenlive all rock :d

Especially Kdenlive - it's amazing give it a look
 
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cat

Sounds stupid, but it's really my favorite. I like to download audio books, but having a bunch of files sucks. I like a single MP3 so that I can use iTunes bookmarking and other audiobook features. Trying to combine multiple MP3s on windows with a useful and free program is nearly impossible. But cat works like a dream.
 
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Definitely amarok. K3B for all my burning needs. Deluge for the torrent. Google Picasa for photos, I'd use F-spot, but I like that I can upload directly to wal-mart to get prints.
 
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fbreader, synaptic package manager, apt-get, empathy (check out the new one for 10.04), tuxracer, network manager...cant think of anymore (too many to think of)
 

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Miro, Amarok 2.0, CompizFusion, VLC, Opera, Metal Blob Solid, desklets, Notepad++, and Pidgin are required for me in Linux on any and all distros.
 
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touch, because I like to make my files uncomfortable.
 

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at the moment ultramixer and mixxx are my favourite apps

its nice to be able to dj in linux
 
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#14
VLC plays anything you throw at it, F-Spot is pretty good, usual stuff like firefox and open office. Apps you guys mentioned are pretty good apps common ones too.
 
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yes this is a great video editor
I prefer Cinellera Non Linear Video Editor. I am a broadcasting student and that is the most similar to what we use in class. Unetbootin for testing distros. Remaster for making custom distros.
 

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dd, Handbrake, I actually like the layout of Rhythmbox. zsnes, pcsx, K3B, xchat, and can not forget wine!
 
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dd, Handbrake, I actually like the layout of Rhythmbox. zsnes, pcsx, K3B, xchat, and can not forget wine!
Can't forget Thoggen DVD Ripper. I dont know about you but I prefer compiling Wine from Source. Its more fun that way.:p
 

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forgot nano :toast:

compiling from source is always fun! Good family entertainment.
 
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Pidgin
Konversation
VLC
Amarok
Firefox
 
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FireFox
 
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#25
I'm might be stretching the word apps, but...

conky
lynx/elinks
vlc
konqureor
Open Office
Python
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