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thouartsimple
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Preferred Linux Applications (Categories)

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I was just wondering, what are your preferred applications for different functions? If you want, you can put why as well.

Desktop Environment:
-GNOME
-KDE

Text Editor:
-Kate

Office:
-LibreOffice

File Manager:
-Dolphin

Browser:
-Firefox 4

Music:
-Banshee

Video:
-VLC

I can't think of anymore at the moment... but what are yours?
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Post by lmintnewb »

Really depends on which DE is being used. Usually just use whatevers native on it. Unless it's a wasteful resource hog.

Desktops:
fluxbox = xfce4-terminal. Cause Ive got a black theme on it and the xfce terminal has a black background too.
gnome 2.whatever ( default version in Mint 10 32bit )
xfce ... Cause it's a good middle ground between a minimal WM and a full featured DE. Well guess most people are aware xfce is a full featured DE in it's own right. Just lighter than gnome, shrugs.

Browser.
FF 4.01 ( tweaked a bit )
midori 0.3.5.1 < Neat lil light-weight browser. Tried many, many looking for the resource misers best choice for a low resource full featured browser. Midori was the best I was able to find. About as fast as any of the main stream web browsers. But uses a lot less system resources.

Clonezilla = Cause the secret to happiness/mintiness for the tweaker who likes to twist dials and tweak here and there rampantly. Trying to get Mint to run faster and smoother while drastically cutting sys overhead. IS A GOOD BACKUP-RESTORE UTIL. :D

Bum ... Boot manager ( see above, lol.) A must have in the tweakers/resource misers toolkit.

Soon 2 be favorite: LMDE +fluxbox as default .... Tis gonna be a rampaging beast before I'm through w it. ;)
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DE: Gnome
Text Editor: gedit
Browser: Chromium
Music: Banshee
Video: VLC
Feed: Liferea
Mail: Evolution
Office: LibreOffice
Torrent: Deluge
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gnome
opera
not chosen music
VLC
evolution mail
ASM

the rest is as loaded by default
The idea that Bill Gates has appeared like a knight in shining armour to lead all customers out of a mire of technological chaos neatly ignores the fact that it was he who, by peddling second-rate technology, led them into it in the first place.
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Post by Robin »

Desktop Environment:
Xfce Awesomeness

Text Editor:
Abiword

Office:
Abiword, Gnumeric, Xournal

File Manager:
PCManFM (from the LXDE project. Quick, simple, full-featured)

Browser/E-mail/Chat:
Seamonkey Internet Suite (Remember Netscape? Now a Mozilla project! Like Opera only quicker and less "busy")

Music:
Exaile

Video:
VLC

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Post by dritzominous »

Desktop Environment:
Xfce

Text Editor:
Nano

Office:
Libre Office Package

File Manager:
Thunar

Browser
Mozilla Firefox 4

Music:
Banshee

Video:
VLC
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Post by numn »

Desktop Environment:
GNOME

Text Editor:
emacs
because of the nice "short"cuts

Office:
Libre Office

File Manager:
Nautilus

Browser
Opera
The Mouse-gestures and Speed-dial is so comfy

Music:
nvlc

Firewall:
Firestarter
Just because Im too lazy to learn the iptable entries xP

Video:
totem, mplayer, aaxine ;P
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Desktop Environment:
-XFCE
-GNOME 2

Text Editor:
- No preference (ye)

Office:
-LibreOffice

File Manager:
-Thunar

Archive Manager:
- File Roller (for its drag-and-drop compatability with Thunar)

Browser:
-Chromium at the moment, but it changes depending on how the other browsers are doing. I have used Opera 11 quite a lot, but keep coming back to Chromium as my main browser

Music:
-No preference (yet)

Video:
-VLC

Torrent Client
- Don't know. I'm using Transmission at the moment, and while it's light, I find the interface counter-intuitive compared to more traditional torrent interfaces like Deluge, KTorrent and μTorrent (which is apparently coming to Linux)
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Post by zerozero »

wow 8) here's a funny game :D

DE
KDE

Text Editor
getting used to kate

Office
LibreOffice

Browser
FF4 or rekonq

Music
Amarok

Video
VLC

File Manager
Dolphin

IM
Kopete and Pidgin
Image

[ bliss of ignorance ]
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