List of applications/Internet
- 1 Internet
- 1.1 Network connection
- 1.2 Web browsers
- 1.2.1 Console
- 1.2.2 Graphical
- 184.108.40.206 Gecko-based
- 220.127.116.11 Blink-based
- 18.104.22.168 WebKit-based
- 22.214.171.124 Other
- 1.3 Web servers
- 1.4 File sharing
- 1.4.1 Download managers
- 1.4.2 Cloud storage servers
- 1.4.3 Cloud synchronization clients
- 1.4.4 File transfer clients
- 1.4.5 File transfer servers
- 1.4.6 BitTorrent clients
- 1.4.7 Other P2P networks
- 1.4.8 Web content downloaders
- 1.4.9 Pastebin clients
- 1.5 Communication
- 1.5.1 Email clients
- 1.5.2 Mail servers
- 1.5.3 Instant messaging
- 1.5.4 VoIP / Softphone
- 1.6 News, RSS, and blogs
- 1.7 Remote desktop
- ConnMan — Daemon for managing internet connections within embedded devices running the Linux operating system. Comes with a command-line client, plus Enlightenment, ncurses, GTK and Dmenu clients are available.
- dhcpcd — RFC2131 compliant DHCP client daemon.
- Kea — An open source implementation of the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) servers.
- netctl — Simple and robust tool to manage network connections via profiles. Intended for use with systemd.
- NetworkManager — Manager that provides wired, wireless, mobile broadband and OpenVPN detection with configuration and automatic connection.
- systemd-networkd — Native systemd daemon that manages network configuration. It includes support for basic network configuration through udev.
- Wicd — Wireless and wired connection manager with few dependencies. Comes with an ncurses interface, and a GTK interface is available.
- Wifi Radar — WiFi Radar is a Python/PyGTK2 utility for managing wireless (and only wireless) profiles. It enables you to scan for available networks and create profiles for your preferred networks.
- Libreswan — A free software implementation of the most widely supported and standarized VPN protocol based on ("IPsec") and the Internet Key Exchange ("IKE").
- https://libreswan.org/ || AUR
- OpenConnect — Supports Cisco and Juniper VPNs.
- OpenVPN — To connect to OpenVPN VPNs.
- PPTP Client — To connect to PPTP VPNs, like Microsoft VPNs (MPPE).
- strongSwan — IPsec-based VPN Solution.
- Vpnc — To connect to Cisco 3000 VPN Concentrators.
- Freenet — An encrypted network without censorship.
- https://freenetproject.org || AUR
- GNUnet — A framework for secure peer-to-peer networking.
- I2P — A distributed anonymous network.
- https://geti2p.net || AUR
- Lantern — A free peer-to-peer internet censorship circumvention software.
- Tor — Anonymizing overlay network.
See also Wikipedia:Comparison of web browsers.
- ELinks — Advanced and well-established feature-rich text mode web browser (Links fork, barely supported since 2009).
- Links — Text WWW browser. Includes a console version [links] similar to Lynx, and a graphical X-window/framebuffer version [xlinks -g] (must be compiled in, Arch has both) with CSS, image rendering, pull-down menus.
- Lynx — Text browser for the World Wide Web.
- w3m — Pager/text-based web browser. It has vim-like keybindings, and is able to display images.
See also Wikipedia:Gecko (software).
- http://conkeror.org/ || AUR
- Firefox — Extensible browser from Mozilla based on Gecko with fast rendering.
- SeaMonkey — Continuation of the Mozilla Internet Suite.
- Cliqz — Firefox-based privacy aware web browser.
- https://cliqz.com/ || AUR or AUR
- Cyberfox — Fast and privacy oriented fork of Mozilla Firefox.
- GNU IceCat — A customized build of Firefox ESR distributed by the GNU Project, stripped of non-free components and with additional privacy extensions. Release cycle may be delayed compared to Mozilla Firefox.
- https://www.gnu.org/software/gnuzilla/ || AUR or AUR
See also Wikipedia:Blink (web engine).
- Chromium — Web browser developed by Google, the open source project behind Google Chrome.
- Google Chrome — Proprietary web browser developed by Google.
- Inox — A privacy-focused patchset for Chromium, which disables Google services, proprietary features, prevents "calling home" and unhides all extensions.
- https://github.com/gcarq/inox-patchset || AUR or AUR
- https://iridiumbrowser.de/ || AUR
- Opera — Proprietary browser developed by Opera Software.
- Slimjet — Fast, smart and powerful proprietary browser based on Chromium.
- http://www.slimjet.com/ || AUR
- Ungoogled Chromium — Modifications to Google Chromium for removing Google integration and enhancing privacy, control, and transparency
- Vivaldi — An advanced proprietary browser made with the power user in mind.
- https://vivaldi.com/ || AUR
- Yandex Browser — Proprietary browser that combines a minimal design with sophisticated technology to make the web faster, safer, and easier.
- https://browser.yandex.com/ || AUR
Browsers based on qt5-webengine
- Konqueror — Web browser based on Qt toolkit and Qt WebEngine (or KHTML layout engine), part of .
- Liri Browser — A minimalistic material design web browser written for Liri.
- Otter Browser — Browser aiming to recreate classic Opera (12.x) UI using Qt5. Experimental support for QtWebEngine is available.
- http://otter-browser.org/ || AUR
- Qt WebBrowser — Browser for embedded devices developed using the capabilities of Qt and Qt WebEngine.
- QupZilla — New and very fast open source browser based on QtWebEngine, written in Qt framework.
- qutebrowser — A keyboard-driven, vim-like browser based on PyQt5 and QtWebKit. Experimental support for QtWebEngine is available.
Other browsers based on Chromium's Content module
- https://www.brave.com/ || AUR or AUR
- Min — A smarter, faster web browser based on the Electron platform.
- theWeb — A web browser based on Qt using the Chromium Embedded Framework, with Linux integration (such as MPRIS) in mind.
See also Wikipedia:WebKit.
Browsers based on webkit2gtk
- Eolie — Simple web browser for GNOME.
- GNOME Web — Browser which uses the WebKitGTK+ rendering engine, part of .
- Lariza — A simple, experimental web browser using GTK+ 3, GLib and WebKit2GTK+.
- Luakit — Fast, small, webkit based browser framework extensible by Lua.
- http://luakit.org/ || AUR
- Midori — Lightweight web browser based on GTK+ and WebKit.
- Poseidon — Fast, minimal and lightweight browser.
- Surf — Lightweight WebKit-based browser, which follows the suckless ideology (basically, the browser itself is a single C source file).
- Surfer — Simple keyboard based web browser.
- Uzbl — Group of web interface tools which adhere to the Unix philosophy.
- Vimb — A Vim-like web browser that is inspired by Pentadactyl and Vimprobable.
Browsers based on qt5-webkit
- Dooble — A safe WebKit Web browser.
- OSPKit — Webkit based html browser for printing.
- Otter Browser — Browser aiming to recreate classic Opera (12.x) UI using Qt5.
- http://otter-browser.org/ || AUR
- WCGBrowser — A web browser for kiosk systems.
- Pale Moon — A Firefox fork focussing on speed, with a pre-Firefox 29 interface. Uses Goanna layout engine, a fork of Gecko. Firefox add-ons may not be compatible.  Without support for newer Firefox features such as cache2, e10s, and OTMC.
- http://www.palemoon.org/ || AUR
See also w:Comparison of web server software.
- Apache — A high performance Unix-based HTTP server.
- Hiawatha — Secure and advanced webserver.
- Lighttpd — A secure, fast, compliant and very flexible web-server.
- nginx — Lightweight HTTP server and IMAP/POP3 proxy server.
- Webfs — Simple and instant http server for mostly static content.
- darkhttpd — A small and secure static webserver
- yaws — Web server/framework written in Erlang
- shttpd — Supported fork of the thttpd web server
- Aria2 — Download utility that supports HTTP, FTP, SFTP, BitTorrent and Metalink.
- Axel — Light command line download accelerator. Supports HTTP and FTP.
- cURL — An URL retrieval utility and library. Supports HTTP, FTP and SFTP.
- LFTP — Sophisticated file transfer program. Supports HTTP, FTP, SFTP, FISH, and BitTorrent.
- snarf — Command-line URL retrieval tool. Supports HTTP and FTP.
- Wget — A network utility to retrieve files from the Web. Supports HTTP and FTP.
- FatRat — Download manager with support for HTTP, FTP, SFTP, BitTorrent and Metalink.
- http://fatrat.dolezel.info/ || AUR
- Gwget — Download manager for GNOME. Supports HTTP and FTP.
- KGet — Download manager for KDE. Supports HTTP, FTP, BitTorrent and Metalink. Part of .
- Persepolis — Graphical front-end for aria2 download manager with lots of features. Supports HTTP and FTP.
- Steadyflow — Simple download manager for GNOME. Supports HTTP and FTP.
- uGet — GTK+ download manager featuring download classification and HTML import. Supports HTTP, FTP, BitTorrent and Metalink.
- Xtreme Download Manager — Powerful tool to increase download speed up-to 500%. Supports HTTP and FTP. Video grabber works in a general way and is not limited to certain websites.
Cloud storage servers
- Cozy — A personal cloud you can hack, host and delete.
- https://cozy.io/ || AUR
- Nextcloud — A cloud server to store your files centrally on a hardware controlled by you.
- Pydio — Mature open source web application for file sharing and synchronization.
- https://pydio.com/ || AUR
- Seafile — An online file storage and collaboration tool with advanced support for file syncing, privacy protection and teamwork.
- https://www.seafile.com/ || AUR
Cloud synchronization clients
- aws-cli — Command Line interface for Amazon Web Services, including efficient file transfers to and from Amazon S3.
- Cozy Drive — Desktop application to sync the files stored in your Cozy with your laptop and/or your desktop.
- Dropbox — Proprietary desktop client for Dropbox file hosting service.
- https://www.dropbox.com/ || AUR
- Mega Sync Client — Desktop client to sync files with Mega file hosting service.
- https://mega.nz/ || AUR
- Megatools — Unofficial command line client for Mega file hosting service.
- Nextcloud Client — Desktop client to keep your files synchronized between your Nextcloud server and your desktop.
- https://nextcloud.com/ || AUR
- Nutstore — Desktop application to sync your files with the Nutstore file hosting service.
- https://www.jianguoyun.com/ || AUR
- OneDrive — Unofficial command line tool to interact with OneDrive file hosting service.
- PydioSync — Desktop application to keep your files synchronized in real-time with Pydio.
- https://pydio.com/ || AUR
- S3cmd — Unofficial command line tool and client for uploading, retrieving and managing data in Amazon S3.
- Seafile Client — GUI client for synchronizing your local files with Seafile server.
- https://www.seafile.com/ || AUR
- SpiderOak One — Proprietary secure file backup, sync and sharing client for SpiderOak One file hosting service.
- https://spideroak.com/ || AUR
- Yandex Disk — Proprietary command line tool to sync with Yandex Disk file hosting service.
- https://disk.yandex.ru/ || AUR
File transfer clients
- CurlFtpFS — Filesystem for accessing FTP hosts; based on FUSE and libcurl.
- FileZilla — Fast and reliable FTP, FTPS and SFTP client.
- gFTP — Multithreaded FTP client for Linux.
- ncftp — A set of free application programs implementing FTP.
- SSHFS — A network filesystem client to connect to SSH (SFTP) servers.
File transfer servers
See also Wikipedia:List of FTP server software.
- bftpd — Small, easy-to-configure FTP server
- proFTPd — A secure and configurable FTP server
- http://www.proftpd.org/ || AUR
- Pure-FTPd — Free (BSD-licensed), secure, production-quality and standard-compliant FTP server.
- vsftpd — Lightweight, stable and secure FTP server for UNIX-like systems.
- SSH — SFTP is a network protocol that provides file access, file transfer, and file management over any reliable data stream.
Can be used as-is via command line, but all have a choice of front-end options as well.
- aria2 — Lightweight download utility that supports simultaneous adaptive downloading via HTTP(S), FTP, BitTorrent (DHT, PEX, MSE/PE) protocols and Metalink. It can run as a daemon controlled via a built-in JSON-RPC or XML-RPC interface.
- Ctorrent — CTorrent is a BitTorrent client implemented in C++ to be lightweight and quick.
- MLDonkey — Multi-protocol P2P client that supports BitTorrent, HTTP, FTP, eDonkey and Direct Connect.
- rTorrent — Simple and lightweight ncurses BitTorrent client. Requires backend.
- Transmission — Simple and easy-to-use BitTorrent client with a daemon version, GTK+, Qt GUI, web and CLI front-ends.
- http://transmissionbt.com/ || (includes backend, daemon, command-line interface, and a Web UI interface)
- Deluge — User-friendly BitTorrent client written in PyGTK that can run as a daemon.
- FatRat — Qt based download manager with support for HTTP, FTP, SFTP, BitTorrent, rapidshare and more. Written in C++.
- http://fatrat.dolezel.info/ || AUR
- qBittorrent — Open source (GPLv2) BitTorrent client that strongly resembles µtorrent.
- Tribler — 4th generation file sharing system bittorrent client.
- http://www.tribler.org || AUR
- Ktorrent — Feature-rich BitTorrent client for KDE.
- Tixati — P2P client that uses the BitTorrent protocol.
- http://www.tixati.com || AUR
- Transmission — Simple and easy-to-use BitTorrent client with daemon version, GTK+, Qt GUI, web and CLI front-ends.
- http://transmissionbt.com/ || (remote clients work with the daemon in the -cli package)
- Vuze — Feature-rich BitTorrent client written in Java (formerly Azureus).
- https://www.vuze.com/ || AUR
- Vuze Plus Extreme Mod — A modded version of the Vuze BitTorrent client with multiple spoofing capabilities.
Other P2P networks
See also Wikipedia:Comparison of eDonkey software.
- aMule — Well-known eDonkey/Kad client with a daemon version and GTK+, web, and CLI front-ends.
- KaMule — KDE graphical front-end for aMule.
- MlDonkey — A multi-network P2P client.
- Nicotine+ — A graphical client for the Soulseek P2P network.
- Sendanywhere — GTK2 client for the cross platform P2P file sharing service, Sendanywhere. Allow users to send files of any type and size to other Android, iOS, and Desktop devices.
Web content downloaders
- Plowshare — A set of command-line tools designed for managing file-sharing websites (aka Hosters).
- pyLoad — Downloader written in Python and designed to be extremely lightweight, easily extensible and fully manageable via web.
- https://pyload.net/ || AUR
- Streamlink — Launch streams from various streaming services in a custom video player.
- youtube-dl — Download videos from YouTube and many other web sites.
- You-Get — Download media contents (videos, audios, images) from the Web.
- 4K Video Downloader — Quickly download videos from YouTube in high-quality..
- ClipGrab — Downloader and converter for YouTube, Vimeo and many other online video sites.
- https://clipgrab.org/ || AUR
- FreeRapid — Java-based downloader that supports downloading from file-sharing services.
- JDownloader — Java-based downloader for one-click hosting sites.
- http://jdownloader.org/ || AUR
See also Wikipedia:Pastebin.
Pastebin services are often used to quote text or images while collaborating and troubleshooting. Pastebin clients provide a convenient way to post from the command line.
- Elmer — Pastebin client similar to wgetpaste and curlpaste, except written in Perl and usable with wget or curl. Servers: codepad.org, rafb.me, sprunge.us.
- Fb-client — Client for the paste.xinu.at pastebin.
- Gist — Command-line interface for the gist.github.com pastebin service.
- imgur — A CLI client which can upload image to imgur.com image sharing service.
- http://imgur.com/apps || AUR
- Ix — Client for the ix.io pastebin.
- http://ix.io || AUR
- Pastebinit — Really small Python script that acts as a Pastebin client. Servers: pastie.org, paste.kde.org, paste.debian.net, paste.ubuntu.com and others (for a full list see
- paste-binouse — C++ standalone pastebin web server
- ruby-haste — Client for hastebin.com.
- https://github.com/seejohnrun/haste-client || AUR AUR
- Uppity — The pastebin client with an attitude.
- Wgetpaste — Bash script that automates pasting to a number of pastebin services. Servers: pastebin.ca, codepad.org, dpaste.com and pastebin.osuosl.org.
- alot — An experimental terminal MUA based on notmuch mail. It is written in python using the urwid toolkit.
- https://github.com/pazz/alot || AUR
- S-nail — a mail processing system with a command syntax reminiscent of ed with lines replaced by messages. Provides the functionality of mailx.
- mu/mu4e — Email indexer (mu) and client for emacs (mu4e). Xapian based for fast searches.
- Mutt — Small but very powerful text-based mail client.
- nmh — A modular mail handling system.
- http://www.nongnu.org/nmh/ || AUR AUR
- notmuch — A fast mail indexer built on top of xapian.
- Sup — CLI mail client with very fast searching, tagging, threading and GMail like operation.
- Wanderlust — Email client and news reader for Emacs.
- Astroid — A lightweight and blazingly fast e-mail client for Notmuch. Written using C++ and the GTK+ toolkit.
- Balsa — Simple and light email client for GNOME.
- Claws Mail — Lightweight GTK-based email client and news reader.
- Evolution — Mature and feature-rich e-mail client that is part of the GNOME project. Part of .
- Geary — Simple desktop mail client built in Vala.
- Kmail — Mature and feature-rich email client. Part of .
- Nylas Mail — A new mail client, built on the modern web and designed to be extended.
- https://www.nylas.com/nylas-mail/ || AUR, AUR
- openWMail — The missing desktop client for Gmail & Google Inbox.
- https://openwmail.github.io/ || AUR
- Roundcubemail — Browser-based multilingual IMAP client with a native application-like user interface.
- SeaMonkey Mail & Newsgroups — Email client included in the SeaMonkey suite.
- Sylpheed — Lightweight and user-friendly GTK+ email client.
- Thunderbird — Feature-rich email client from Mozilla written in GTK+.
- Trojitá — Qt IMAP email client. Only supports one IMAP account.
- Wavebox — The next generation of web-desktop communication (non free, trial Pro for 14 days).
- https://wavebox.io/ || AUR
See also Wikipedia:Comparison of e-mail servers.
- Dovecot — An IMAP and POP3 server written with security primarily in mind.
This section lists all software with instant messaging support. Particularly, that are client and server applications.
- http://www.bitchx.org/ || AUR
- ERC — Powerful, modular, and extensible IRC client for Emacs.
- http://savannah.gnu.org/projects/erc/ || included with
- ii — Featherweight IRC client, literally
tail -fthe conversation and
echoback your replies to a file.
- http://tools.suckless.org/ii || AUR
- Ircfs — File system interface to IRC written in Limbo.
- Irssi — Highly-configurable ncurses-based IRC client.
- ScrollZ — Advanced IRC client based on ircII.
- http://www.scrollz.info/ || AUR
- sic — Extremely simple IRC client, similar to ii.
- WeeChat — Modular, lightweight ncurses-based IRC client.
- ChatZilla — Clean, easy to use and highly extensible Internet Relay Chat (IRC) client, built on the Mozilla platform using XULRunner.
- HexChat — Fork of XChat for Linux and Windows.
- Konversation — Qt-based IRC client for the KDE desktop.
- KVIrc — Qt-based IRC client featuring extensive themes support.
- Loqui — GTK+ IRC client with only one dependency: GNet.
- https://launchpad.net/loqui || AUR
- LostIRC — Simple GTK+ IRC client with tab-autocompletion, multiple server support, logging and others.
- Polari — Simple IRC client by the GNOME project.
- Quassel — Modern, cross-platform, distributed IRC client.
- Smuxi — Cross-platform IRC client that also supports Twitter, Google Talk and Jabber / XMPP.
XMPP (Jabber) clients
- Freetalk — Console-based Jabber client.
- jabber.el — Minimal Jabber client for Emacs.
- MCabber — Small Jabber console client, includes features: SSL, PGP, MUC, OTR, and UTF8.
- Poezio — XMPP client with IRC feeling
- https://poez.io/ || AUR
- Primitivus — Console frontend for Salut à Toi, multi-purpose XMPP client
- https://salut-a-toi.org || AUR
- Profanity — A console based Jabber client inspired by Irssi.
- sat-jp — CLI frontend for Salut à Toi, multi-purpose XMPP client
- https://salut-a-toi.org || AUR
- xmpp-client — A minimalist XMPP client with OTR support.
- Gajim — Jabber client written in PyGTK.
- Psi — Qt-based Jabber client which supports video conferencing.
- http://psi-im.org/ || AUR AUR
- Psi+ — Enhanced version of the Psi Jabber client with many new features.
- http://psi-plus.com/ || AUR
- Tkabber — Easy to hack feature-rich XMPP client by the author of the ejabberd XMPP server.
- Prosody — An XMPP server written in the Lua programming language. Prosody is designed to be lightweight and highly extensible. It is licensed under a permissive MIT license.
- Ejabberd — Jabber server written in Erlang
- Jabberd2 — An XMPP server written in the C language and licensed under the GNU General Public License. It was inspired by jabberd14.
- http://jabberd2.org || AUR
- Openfire — An XMPP IM multiplatform server written in Java
- Ricochet — Anonymous peer-to-peer instant messaging system built on Tor hidden services.
- https://ricochet.im/ || AUR
- Synapse — Reference homeserver for the matrix protocol.
Many clients listed here (including Pidgin and all its forks) support multiple IM networks via libpurple. The number of networks supported by these clients is very large but they (like any multiprotocol clients) usually have very limited or no support for network-specific features.
- BarnOwl — Ncurses-based chat client with support for the Zephyr, AIM, Jabber, IRC, and Twitter protocols.
- http://barnowl.mit.edu/ || AUR
- Bitlbee — IRC client that provides a gateway to popular chat networks (XMPP, MSN, Yahoo, AIM, ICQ and Twitter).
- CenterIM — Fork of CenterICQ, a text mode menu- and window-driven IM interface.
- Finch — Ncurses-based chat client that uses libpurple and supports all its protocols.
- naim — Ncurses chat client with support for AOL, ICQ, IRC and the Lily CMC.
- pork — Programmable, ncurses-based AIM and IRC client that mostly looks and feels like ircII.
- Tox — Tox is a distributed, secure messenger with audio and video chat capabilities.
- Instantbird — Multi-protocol chat client using Mozilla's XUL and libpurple.
- http://instantbird.com/ || AUR
- Kopete — User-friendly IM supporting AIM, ICQ, Yahoo, Jabber, Gadu-Gadu, Novell GroupWise Messenger, and other IM networks. Part of .
- KDE Telepathy — KDE instant messaging client using the Telepathy framework. Meant as a replacement for Kopete.
- Licq — Instant messaging client for UNIX supporting multiple protocols (currently ICQ, MSN and Jabber).
- Mikutter — An open-source Twitter client using GTK+ and Ruby.
- http://mikutter.hachune.net/ || AUR AUR
- Pidgin — Multi-protocol instant messaging client.
- http://pidgin.im/ || AUR
- qutIM — Simple and user-friendly IM supporting ICQ, Jabber, Mail.Ru, IRC and VKontakte messaging.
- http://qutim.org/ || AUR
See also: Comparison of LAN messengers.
- iptux — Lan communication software, compatible with IP Messenger.
VoIP / Softphone
- Blink — State of the art, easy to use SIP client.
- http://icanblink.com/ || AUR
- Ekiga — VoIP and video conferencing application with full SIP and H.323 support (formerly known as GNOME Meeting).
- Empathy — GNOME instant messenger client using the Telepathy framework with SIP support (using the Sofia-SIP library).
- Jitsi — Audio/video SIP VoIP phone and instant messenger written in Java (formerly SIP-Communicator).
- https://jitsi.org/ || AUR
- KPhone — Qt SIP User Agent with voice, video and text messaging support.
- Linphone — VoIP phone application for communicating freely with people over the internet, with voice, video, and text instant messaging.
- Twinkle — Qt softphone for VoIP and IM communication using SIP.
- http://www.twinklephone.com/ || AUR
- X-Lite — Proprietary freeware VoIP soft phone that uses SIP.
- Skype — Popular but proprietary application for voice and video communication.
- https://www.skype.com/ || AUR or AUR
- Hangups — A third-party instant messaging client for Google Hangouts
- Mumble — Voice chat application similar to TeamSpeak.
- TeamSpeak — Proprietary VoIP application with gamers as its target audience.
- Discord — All-in-one voice and text chat for gamers that’s free, secure, and works on both your desktop and phone.
- https://discordapp.com/ || AUR
- GameVox — Voice communication for your gaming community, partly based on Mumble source code.
- https://www.gamevox.com/ || AUR
- Ring — Open-source SIP/IAX2 compatible softphone with PulseAudio support (formerly known as SFLphone).
- https://ring.cx/ || AUR
- Murmur — The voice chat application server for Mumble.
- SIPp — Open source test tool and traffic generator for the SIP protocol.
- http://sipp.sourceforge.net/ || AUR
News, RSS, and blogs
See also Wikipedia:Comparison of feed aggregators.
- Canto — Ncurses RSS aggregator.
- http://codezen.org/canto/ || AUR
- Gnus — Email, NNTP and RSS client for Emacs.
- Newsbeuter — Ncurses RSS aggregator with layout and keybinding similar to the Mutt email client.
- Rawdog — "RSS Aggregator Without Delusions Of Grandeur" that parses RSS/CDF/Atom feeds into a static HTML page of articles in chronological order.
- Snownews — Text mode RSS news reader.
- Akregator — News aggregator for KDE, part of .
- Blam — Simple newsreader for GNOME written in C Sharp.
- Evolution RSS — Plugin for Evolution Mail that enables reading of RSS/RDF/ATOM feeds.
- FeedReader — Modern desktop application designed to complement existing web-based RSS accounts.
- Liferea — GTK+ news aggregator for online news feeds and weblogs.
- RSS Guard — Very tiny RSS and ATOM news reader developed using Qt framework.
- RSSOwl — Powerful aggregator for RSS and Atom feeds, written in Java using Eclipse Rich Client Platform and SWT as a widget toolkit.
- http://boreal.rssowl.org || AUR
- SeaMonkey Mail & Newsgroups — Email client included in the SeaMonkey suite which also functions as a pretty nice news aggregator.
- Thunderbird — Email client from Mozilla which also functions as a pretty nice news aggregator.
- Tickr (formerly News) — GTK-based RSS Reader that displays feeds as a smooth scrolling line on your Desktop, as known from TV stations.
- http://newsrssticker.com/ || AUR
- Urssus — Cross platform GUI news aggregator.
- QuiteRSS — RSS/Atom feed reader written on Qt/С++.
- http://quiterss.org/ || AUR
- gPodder — A podcast client and feed aggregator (GTK+ and CLI interface).
- http://gpodder.org/ || AUR
- Greg — A command-line podcast aggregator.
- Marrie — A simple podcast client that runs on the Command Line Interface.
- Vocal — Simple Podcast Client for the Modern Desktop (GTK+).
- https://launchpad.net/vocal || AUR
Usenet newsreaders & newsgrabbers
Some email clients also support NNTP. This section mainly lists NNTP-only client.
- lottanzb — A SABnzbd+ (Usenet binary downloader) GUI front-end written in PyGTK
- http://www.lottanzb.org/ || AUR
- nn — Alternative more user-friendly(curses-based) Usenet newsreader for UNIX.
- http://www.nndev.org/ || AUR
- NZBGet — CLI Utility to grab Usenet binary file using .nzb files.
- pan — A GTK2 Usenet newsreader that's good at both text and binaries.
- SABnzbd — SABnzbd is an open-source binary newsreader written in Python.
- https://sabnzbd.org/ || AUR AUR
- tin — A cross-platform threaded NNTP and spool based UseNet newsreader.
- http://tin.org/ || AUR
- trn — A text-based Threaded Usenet newsreader.
- http://trn.sourceforge.net/ || AUR
- xrn — Usenet newsreader for X Window System.
- Diaspora — A distributed privacy aware social network.
- https://diasporafoundation.org || AUR or AUR
- Drupal — A PHP-based content management platform.
- https://ghost.org/ || AUR
- Jekyll — A static blog engine, written in Ruby, which supports Markdown, textile and other formats.
- http://jekyllrb.com/ || AUR
- Joomla — A php Content Management System (CMS) which enables you to build websites and powerful online applications.
- http://www.joomla.org/ || AUR
- Nanoblogger — A small weblog engine written in Bash for the command line. It uses common UNIX tools such as cat, grep, and sed to create static HTML content. It is not mantained anymore.
- Nikola — A static site generator written in Python, with incremental rebuilds and multiple markup formats.
- https://getnikola.com/ || AUR
- Pelican — A static site generator, powered by Python.
- Wordpress — Blog tool and publishing platform.
- Birdie — A beautiful Twitter client for GNU/Linux.
- http://birdieapp.github.io/ || AUR
- Choqok — Microblogging client for KDE that supports Twitter.com, Pump.io, GNU social and opendesktop.org services.
- Corebird — Native Gtk+ Twitter client for the Linux desktop.
- http://corebird.baedert.org/ || AUR
- Polly — Linux Twitter client designed for multiple columns of multiple accounts.
- https://launchpad.net/polly/ || AUR
- Pumpa — Pump.io client written in C++ and Qt.
- Rainbowstream — A powerful and fully-featured console Twitter client written in Python.
- oysttyer — (official fork of ttytter) An interactive console text-based command-line Twitter client written in Perl.
- Turpial — Multi-interface Twitter client written in Python.
- turses — Twitter client for the console based off tyrs with major improvements.
- http://turses.rtfd.org/ || AUR
Remote desktop clients
- GNOME Boxes — A simple GNOME 3 application to access remote or virtual systems. Supports VNC and SPICE.
- GVncViewer — Simple VNC Client on Gtk-VNC.
- KRDC — Remote Desktop Client for KDE. Supports RDP and VNC. Part of .
- Remmina — Remote desktop client written in GTK+. Supports RDP, VNC, NX, XDMCP and SSH.
- TeamViewer — Proprietary remote desktop client. It uses its own proprietary protocol.
- http://www.teamviewer.com/ || AUR
- vncviewer (TigerVNC) — VNC viewer for X.
- Vinagre — Remote desktop viewer for GNOME. Supports RDP, VNC, SPICE and SSH. Part of .
- xfreerdp — FreeRDP X11 client.
Remote desktop servers
- Krfb — VNC server for KDE. Part of .
- Vino — VNC server for GNOME. Part of .
- x0vncserver (TigerVNC) — VNC Server for X displays.
- x11vnc — VNC server for real X displays.