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Old 01-20-2005, 04:50 PM   #1
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The top linux programs you can't live without


Hi.

I am just curious but for all you hardcore Linux users out there, what programs can you not live without.


Thanks;

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Old 01-20-2005, 04:58 PM   #2
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Hmmm..

KDE - My fav desktop
Nicotine, for my filesharing needs.
AMSN - Great msn client.
Gaim - Good for aim and yahoo.
AmaroK - Best music player IMO
Mplayer & Xine for movies
Mozilla Firefox
Gftp - Great tool for maintaining my website
Quanta Plus - For editing HTML
Gimp - Gotta have a good tool for graphics

That's about the things I use mostly.
 
Old 01-20-2005, 05:00 PM   #3
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I agree with you on all of them, but I myself can't live without VMWare or WineX
 
Old 01-20-2005, 05:16 PM   #4
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XINE rules
all VCDs that do not work in windows, xine is a single solution for that, also the CDFS driver for copying that VCDs

and also the linux kernel
i have got a lot of flexibilty and stabilty here whcih i cannot get anywhere else

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Old 01-20-2005, 05:21 PM   #5
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If I had to pick one, it'd be Gaim.
 
Old 01-20-2005, 05:31 PM   #6
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Thats very interesting. I never knew XINE was able to handle VCD's windows could not.

Anyways keep your lists coming
 
Old 01-20-2005, 05:48 PM   #7
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yes that is true!

i have seen VCDs that refuse to work on windows, instead they work on a VCD player and on linux with xine using the VCD/VCDO option

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Old 01-20-2005, 05:49 PM   #8
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amazing!!
 
Old 01-20-2005, 08:59 PM   #9
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Anymore Programs?
 
Old 01-20-2005, 09:03 PM   #10
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Cool

The Gimp
Fluxbox
NEdit
gcc
Gentoo File Manager
Firefox

In no particular order
 
Old 01-20-2005, 09:22 PM   #11
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Screen, EvilWM, full-featured shells as opposed to DOS, to name a few.
 
Old 01-20-2005, 09:24 PM   #12
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Although KDE has been mentioned in general, one thing I can't live without is Konqueror. What a great file browser! True, for websurfing it's not that great. It works with fewer pages than Firefox and it's also considerably slower, but for looking at stuff on your own hard drive, it's wonderful, tabs and all. It's one of the biggest reasons I don't use GNOME; I know that the GNOME developers say they really thought through spatial browsing, but I can't stand it. I just need tabs, something that no other file browser (that I know of) on any operating system has.

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Old 01-20-2005, 09:47 PM   #13
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fluxbox
xterm
opera
xkill
portage :P
rox
et
xmms
mplayer
k3b
gimp
limewire
gftp
 
Old 01-20-2005, 09:59 PM   #14
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ohhh I forgot k3b! Good cd burning software. Also grip for cd ripping.
 
Old 01-20-2005, 11:41 PM   #15
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i too like K3b buts it does not allow me to write CDs wth multiple tracks
i do not how to do that
so i have to that activity on widwos then


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