Tips & Tricks


3D animation and rendering:

Blender
Kerkythea
POV-Ray

Backup software:

CloneZilla
Grsync

Browsers:

Firefox
Chrome and/or Chromium

Emulators:

DOSBox
WINE

Encryption:

TrueCrypt

FTP clients:

FileZilla

HTML editors:

Bluefish
KompoZer
Kate
Geany

Image manipulation (Digital camera):

digiKam

Image manipulation (Image suite):

GIMP

Image manipulation (Image viewers):

GwenView

Image manipulation (Web camera):

Cheese Webcam Booth

Instant messaging & Video conferencing:

Pidgin
Skype

Mail client:

Thunderbird

Multimedia (CD/DVD burning tools):

Brasero
K3B

Multimedia (Audio conversion tools):

Audacity

Multimedia (DVD creation & ripping tools):

DeVeDe
Handbrake

Multimedia (General multimedia framework):

ffmpeg

Multimedia (Desktop recording & presentation software):

recordMyDesktop
XVidCap
Wink

Multimedia (Audio media players):

Amarok
Rhythmbox

Multimedia (Video media players):

MPlayer
Totem
VideoLAN (VLC)

Multimedia (Subtitle tools):

Subtitle Editor

Multimedia (Video manipulation):

Avidemux
Kdenlive

Office applications (LaTeX-based text processors):

LyX

Office applications (Full office suites):

LibreOffice
KOffice

Office applications (Word processors):

AbiWord

Office applications (Miscelleanous):

Autokey

Partitioning software:

GParted

PDF software:

Okular

Peer-to-Peer sharing:

aMule
Transmission

Security (Firewalls):

gufw

Security (Rootkit tools):

chkrootkit
rkhunter

Security (Traffic sniffers):

Wireshark

Virtualization:

VirtualBox
VMware Player
KVM

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