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* [[Powerpill]] A wrapper for pacman that speeds up package retrieval by using aria2c for concurrent/segmented downloads. http://xyne.archlinux.ca/old_projects/powerpill
 
* {{App|[http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/AUR_Helpers#slurpy Slurpy]|An AUR search/download/update helper in Python.|http://rsontech.net/projects/slurpy/|{{Package AUR|slurpy}}}}
 
* {{App|[http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/AUR_Helpers#slurpy Slurpy]|An AUR search/download/update helper in Python.|http://rsontech.net/projects/slurpy/|{{Package AUR|slurpy}}}}
 
* {{App|[[TuPac]]|A cached pacman implementation that boosts some pacman operations: faster searches, AND searches, aur support, colored output, system sanity check, frontend friendly and more...|http://sourceforge.net/projects/tupac|{{Package AUR|tupac}}}}  
 
* {{App|[[TuPac]]|A cached pacman implementation that boosts some pacman operations: faster searches, AND searches, aur support, colored output, system sanity check, frontend friendly and more...|http://sourceforge.net/projects/tupac|{{Package AUR|tupac}}}}  

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Summary help replacing me
Provides a list of common software that may be useful in day-to-day computer use, categorized by task.
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Lightweight Applications

Backup programs

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  • DAR - A full-featured command-line backup tool, short for Disk ARchive
  • Duplicity - A utility for encrypted, bandwidth-efficient backups using the rsync algorithm
  • Packrat - A simple, modular backup system that uses dar to take full/incremental backups of files and can store them locally, on a remote system via SSH, or on Amazon S3
  • rsync - A file transfer program to keep remote files in sync
  • Safekeep - A client/server backup system which enhances the power of rdiff-backup

Internet

BitTorrent Clients

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  • aria2 — Command-line download manager that supports HTTP/HTTPS, FTP, BitTorrent and MetaLink protocols
http://aria2.sourceforge.net/ || Template:Package Official
  • Deluge — User-friendly BitTorrent client written in Python and wrapped with PyGTK
http://deluge-torrent.org/ || Template:Package Official
  • KTorrent — Feature-rich BitTorrent client developed using Qt
http://ktorrent.org/ || Template:Package Official
  • MLDonkey — Multi-protocol P2P client supporting BitTorrent
http://mldonkey.sourceforge.net/ || Template:Package Official
  • qBittorrent — The closest open source (GNU GPL v2 license) equivalent to µtorrent
http://qbittorrent.sourceforge.net/ || Template:Package Official
  • rTorrent — Simple and lightweight ncurses BitTorrent client
http://libtorrent.rakshasa.no/ || Template:Package Official
  • Transmission — Simple and easy-to-use BitTorrent client with (GTK+) GUI and CLI front-ends
http://www.transmissionbt.com/ || Template:Package Official
  • Vuze — Feature-rich BitTorrent client written in Java (formerly Azureus)
http://www.vuze.com/ || Template:Package Official

Chat Clients

IRC Clients

  • Irssi — Highly-configurable ncurses-based IRC client
http://www.irssi.org/ || Template:Package Official
http://konversation.kde.org/ || Template:Package Official
  • KVIrc — Qt-based IRC client featuring extensive themes support
http://www.kvirc.net/ || Template:Package Official
  • WeeChat — Modular, lightweight ncurses-based IRC client
http://www.weechat.org/ || Template:Package Official
  • XChat — GTK-based IRC client
http://xchat.org/ || Template:Package Official

Jabber/XMPP Clients

  • Freetalk — A console based Jabber client
http://www.gnu.org/software/freetalk/ || Template:Package Official
  • Gajim — Jabber client written in PyGTK
http://www.gajim.org/ || Template:Package Official
  • jabber.el — A minimal jabber client for emacs
http://emacs-jabber.sourceforge.net/ || Template:Package AUR
  • MCabber — A small Jabber console client, includes features: SSL, PGP, MUC, and UTF8
http://mcabber.com/ || Template:Package Official
  • Psi — A Qt based Jabber client
http://psi-im.org/ || Template:Package Official
  • Psi+ — Psi+ is an enhanced version of Psi Jabber client.
http://code.google.com/p/psi-dev/ || Template:Package AUR

MSN Clients

  • aMSN — MSN client written in Tcl/Tk
http://www.amsn-project.net/ || Template:Package Official
  • Emesene — A pygtk MSN Messenger client
http://www.emesene.org/ || Template:Package Official
  • Galaxium Messenger — A multi-protocol instant messenger application designed for the GNOME desktop
http://code.google.com/p/galaxium/ || Template:Package AUR
  • KMess — KMess is a MSN Messenger client for Linux
http://kmess.org/ || Template:Package Official
http://www.mercury.im/ || Template:Package Official

Multi-Protocol Clients

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  • BarnOwl — A console chat client for the AIM, IRC, Jabber, and Zephyr protocols
http://barnowl.mit.edu/ || Template:Package AUR
  • Carrier — Pidgin fork providing minor GUI enhancements (formerly funpidgin)
http://funpidgin.sourceforge.net/ || Template:Package AUR
  • CenterIM — Fork of CenterICQ - A text mode menu- and window-driven IM interface
http://www.centerim.org/index.php/Main_Page || Template:Package Official
  • Empathy — A GNOME instant messaging client using the Telepathy framework
http://live.gnome.org/Empathy || Template:Package Official
  • Finch — A ncurses-based messaging client
http://pidgin.im/ || Template:Package Official
http://www.kde.org/ || Template:Package Official
  • Pidgin — Multi-protocol instant messaging client
http://pidgin.im/ || Template:Package Official
  • qutIM — Multiplatform instant messenger
http://qutim.org/ || Template:Package AUR

Email clients

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Console

  • Alpine — The Apache-licensed PINE (a tool for reading, sending, and managing electronic messages)
http://www.washington.edu/alpine || Template:Package Official
  • Gnus — mail, nntp, rss client for Emacs.
http://www.gnus.org/ || package
  • heirloom-mailx — A full-featured command-line MUA derived from Berkeley Mail.
http://heirloom.sourceforge.net/mailx.html || Template:Package Official
  • mutt — Small but very powerful text-based mail client.
http://www.mutt.org/ || Template:Package Official
  • Sup — A CLI mail client with very fast searching, tagging, threading and gmail like operation.
http://sup.rubyforge.org/ || Template:Package AUR

X11

http://www.claws-mail.org/ || Template:Package Official
  • Evolution — A mature and feature-rich e-mail client used in GNOME by default.
http://projects.gnome.org/evolution/ || Template:Package Official
  • Gnus — mail, nntp, rss client for Emacs.
http://www.gnus.org/ || package
  • Kmail — A mature and feature-rich e-mail client part of the kde project.
http://kontact.kde.org/kmail/ || Template:Package Official
  • Sylpheed — Lightweight and user-friendly e-mail client (GTK)
http://sylpheed.sraoss.jp/en/ || Template:Package AUR
http://www.mozillamessaging.com/en-US/ || Template:Package Official

News Aggregators

Web Browsers

Graphical

Text Based

Document Indexers

Document Readers

Multimedia

Audio

  • Amarok - A mature Qt-based player known for its plethora of features
  • Ario - A GTK2 client for MPD (Music player daemon) inspired by Rhythmbox but much lighter and faster
  • aTunes - An audio-player written in Java
  • Audacious - A Winamp clone like Beep and old XMMS versions
  • Banshee - yet another GTK2 iTunes clone, yet more feature-rich and more actively developed.
  • Clementine - Amarok 1.4 ported to QT4
  • Cmus is a very feature-rich ncurses-based music player.
  • Cplay is a curses front-end for various audio players.
  • DeaDBeeF - Lightweight and powerful music player made with C and GTK2. [1]
  • Exaile - A GTK2 clone of Amarok
  • Goggles Music Manager - A lightweight music manager and player that automatically categorizes your music files.
  • Guayadeque - A full featured media player that can easily manage large collections and uses the Gstreamer media framework.
  • Moc - A ncurses-based daemon/client style player, designed to be flexible and easy to use.
  • Music Player Daemon - Music player daemon, a lightweight and scalable choice for music management
  • mpg123 - command line audio player.
  • ncmpc - An ncurses-based front-end to mpd
  • ncmpcpp - A clone of ncmpc with some new features written in C++
  • PyTone - An advanced music jukebox with a console interface
  • Quod Libet - an audio player written with pygtk and gstreamer
  • Rhythmbox - A GTK2 clone of iTunes, used by default in GNOME
  • Sonata - A pygtk-based client for mpd
  • Nightingale - (Songbird for linux) an open source clone of iTunes that uses Mozilla technologies as well as Gstreamer and is being developed by the team that made WinAMP
  • XMMS - A skinnable GTK+1 standalone media player similar to winamp

Visualization

Editing

Graphics and Image Manipulation

Image Viewers

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  • Feh — A fast, lightweight image viewer that uses imlib2
http://linuxbrit.co.uk/feh/ || Template:Package Official
  • GpicView — A simple and fast image viewer for X. Made by the developers of LXDE
http://lxde.sourceforge.net/gpicview/ || Template:Package Official
  • GQview — An image browser that features single click access to view images and move around the directory tree
http://gqview.sourceforge.net/ || Template:Package Official
  • Geeqie — An image browser/viewer fork of GQview. Adds additional functionality such as support for RAW files
http://geeqie.sourceforge.net/ || Template:Package Official
  • Mirage — PyGTK image viewer featuring support for crop and resize, custom actions and a thumbnail panel
http://mirageiv.berlios.de || Template:Package Official
  • Ristretto — A fast and lightweight picture-viewer for the Xfce desktop environment
http://goodies.xfce.org/projects/applications/ristretto || Template:Package Official
  • QIV — A very small and fast gdk/Imlib image viewer
http://spiegl.de/qiv/ || Template:Package Official
  • Viewnior — Minimalistic GTK2 viewer featuring support for flip, rotate, animations and configurable mouse actions
http://xsisqox.github.com/Viewnior/about.html || Template:Package Official
  • Xloadimage — The classic X image viewer
http://web.archive.org/web/19981207030422/http://world.std.com/~jimf/xloadimage.html || Template:Package Official
  • SXIV — Simple X Image Viewer; works well with tiling window managers, uses imlib2
http://github.com/muennich/sxiv || Template:Package AUR

Phone

Video Players

Video Editors

Note Taking Organizers

Office suites

Word processors

Spreadsheets

Security

Time Management

Translation and Localisation

  • Lokalize - the standard KDE tool for software translation. Available in Extra. Home page
  • virtaal - an editor for translation of both software and other text, based on Translate Toolkit. Available in AUR. Home page
    • Supported formats: Gettext (.po and .mo), XLIFF (.xlf), TMX, TBX, WordFast TM (.txt), Qt Linguist (.ts), Qt Phrase Book (.qph), OmegaT glossary (.tab and .utf8), ...
    • Shows suggestions from Apertium, Google Translate, Microsoft Translator, Moses, http://open-tran.eu, Translation Memories or TM servers
  • poedit - a simple Gettext/po-file translation tool. Available in Community. Home page
  • OmegaT - "the translation memory tool", a general translators tool which contains a lot of translation memory features
    • Supported formats: html, MS Office 2007 XML, OpenDocument format, XLIFF/Okapi, MediaWiki, plain text, TMX, ...
    • Shows suggestions from Google Translate
  • pology - a set of Python tools for dealing with Gettext/po-files. See the home page for simple installation instructions.
  • Apertium - a free and open source rule-based machine translation platform. All released language data is available in AUR. Home page
    • Supported formats: html, MS Office 2007 XML, OpenDocument format, TMX, some MediaWiki support, ... (use Pology or Virtaal for po-files)
    • See the wiki for supported languages
  • Moses - a statistical machine translation tool (language data not included). Home page

Utilities

Arch Package Management

  • Aurnotify — A tool set to notify the status of your favorite packages from AUR.
To use the aurnotify desklet visit: http://adesklets.sourceforge.net/desklets.html || Template:Package AUR
  • Pacman-color — Command-line frontend for libalpm aka pacman with color patch.
http://www.archlinux.org/pacman/ || Template:Package AUR
  • Pacman-contrib — Utilities for use with the pacman package manager.
http://www.archlinux.org/pacman/ || Template:Package Official
  • Pkgtools — A collection of scripts for Arch Linux packages.
Which includes pkgfile; find what package owns a file. [Forum topic] || Template:Package Official
Warning: Powerpill development has been officially discontinued: its latest version does not work with pacman>=3.5. See [2].
http://rsontech.net/projects/slurpy/ || Template:Package AUR
  • TuPac — A cached pacman implementation that boosts some pacman operations: faster searches, AND searches, aur support, colored output, system sanity check, frontend friendly and more...
http://sourceforge.net/projects/tupac || Template:Package AUR
  • Yaourt — A Pacman frontend with more features and AUR support.
http://www.archlinux.fr/yaourt-en/ || Template:Package AUR

Also see AUR Helpers.

Disk Usage Display Programs

  • ncdu — A simple ncurses disk usage analyzer.
http://dev.yorhel.nl/ncdu || Template:Package Official
  • gt5 — A diff-capable 'du-browser'.
http://gt5.sourceforge.net || Template:Package AUR
  • Baobab — Baobab is a C/gtk+ application to analyse disk usage in any Gnome environment.
http://www.marzocca.net/linux/baobab || Template:Package AUR
  • Filelight — Filelight creates an interactive map of concentric, segmented rings that help visualise disk usage on your computer.
http://www.methylblue.com/filelight || Template:Package Official
  • gdmap — Draw map of rectangles where size of rectangle relate to size of file or dir.
http://gdmap.sourceforge.net/ || Template:Package Official

CD/DVD Burning Tools

  • bashburn - A lightweight terminal based menu frontend for CD/DVD burning tools.
  • brasero - An application to burn CDs/DVDs for the Gnome Desktop.
  • gnomebaker - A GTK based CD/DVD burning application.
  • graveman - A GTK based CD/DVD burning application.
  • k3b - A feature-rich and easy to handle CD burning application for KDE.
  • nerolinux - A commercial CD/DVD burning tool (requires a valid key).
  • xcdroast - A lightweight CD/DVD burning tool.
  • xfburn - Xfburn is a simple CD/DVD burning tool based on libburnia libraries (xfce).

Clipboard Managers

  • Parcellite - a lightweight yet feature-rich clipboard manager Home page
  • ClipIt - a fork of Parcellite with additional features and bugfixes Home page
  • Glipper - Glipper is a clipboardmanager for GNOME with more features and plugin support Home page
  • Anamnesis - stores all clipboard history (!) and offers an interface to do a full-text search. Both command line and GUI modes available Home page | AUR package

Compression Tools

File Managers

Panels

System Monitoring

Terminals

Text Editors

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Console

  • Emacs — The somewhat intimidating but famously extensible text editor with hundreds of tricks and add-ons
project || package
  • nano — A console text editor based on pico with on-screen key binding help
http://www.nano-editor.org/ || Template:Package Official
  • Vim — Vi IMproved
http://www.vim.org/ || Template:Package Official

X11

  • Acme — A minimalist and flexible programming environment by Rob Pike
http://acme.cat-v.org || package
  • Beaver — An Early AdVanced EditoR
http://www.nongnu.org/beaver/ || Template:Package Official
  • Geany — A text editor using the GTK+ 2 toolkit with basic features of an integrated development environment
http://www.geany.org || Template:Package Official
  • Bluefish — GTK editor/IDE with an MDI interface, syntax highlighting and support for Python plugins
http://bluefish.openoffice.nl/ || Template:Package Official
  • Cssed — GTK2 based Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) editor
http://cssed.sourceforge.net/ || package
  • Edile — A PyGTK code/scripting editor implemented in one file
http://edile.googlecode.com || Template:Package AUR
  • Emacs — The somewhat intimidating but famously extensible text editor with hundreds of tricks and add-ons
project || package
  • Gedit — Part of the GNOME desktop, but has minimal dependencies: a GTK2 editor with syntax highlighting, automatic indentation, matching brackets, etc., and a number of add-ons to increase functionality
project || package
  • gVim — Vi IMproved
http://www.vim.org/ || Template:Package Official
  • Kate — The KDE Advanced Text Editor. A full-featured programmer's editor, with MDI and a filesystem browser
project || package
  • KWrite — (part of the KDE desktop) A lightweight text editor with syntax highlighting.
project || package
  • Leafpad — A notepad clone for GTK+ 2.x that emphasizes simplicity
http://tarot.freeshell.org/leafpad/ || Template:Package Official
  • medit — medit is a programming and around-programming text editor
http://mooedit.sourceforge.net/ || Template:Package Official
  • Mousepad — A simple text editor for Xfce based on Leafpad
http://foo-projects.org/~benny/xfce/apps.html || Template:Package Official
  • PyRoom — A great distractionless PyGTK text editor, a clone of the infamous WriteRoom
http://pyroom.org/ || Template:Package Official
  • Sam — A graphical text editor by Rob Pike (still used by Ken Thompson and others)
http://sam.cat-v.org ||
  • Scite — A generally useful editor with facilities for building and running programs
http://www.scintilla.org/SciTE.html || package
  • Tea — a QT based feature rich text editor
project || Template:Package Official

OCR tools

There are several steps to the whole OCR process, the actual OCR engine is only part of this:

  1. scanning
  2. document layout analysis
  3. optical character recognition
  4. post-processing (formatting, PDF creation)

OCR Engines

  • CuneiForm is a command line OCR system originally developed and open sourced by Cognitive technologies. Supported languages: eng, ger, fra, rus, swe, spa, ita, ruseng, ukr, srp, hrv, pol, dan, por, dut, cze, rum, hun, bul, slo, lav, lit, est, tur. Available from pacman/community. https://launchpad.net/cuneiform-linux

Layout analysers and user interfaces

Trays

  • Docker is a docking application which acts as a system tray.
  • Stalonetray is a stand-alone system tray.
  • Trayer swallows GTK 1.2/2.x application docklets, and KDE docklets.

Window managers and desktop environments

Games

See also