List of applications
This list is purely a point of reference for people looking for software to fill a particular need. No flame wars.
- Weechat - ncurses IRC client
- Irssi - ncurses IRC client
- Bitlbee - Instant Message from your IRC client
- Pidgin - A GTK2 multi-protocol IM client
- Firefox - GTK2- and Gecko-based browser
- Opera - QT- and Presto-based browser
- Konqueror - QT- and KHTML-based browser. A part of the KDE desktop.
- Epiphany - A GNOME reworking of Firefox, really.
- Compiz - A compositing window manager that's a lot like GNOME's Metacity
- Fluxbox - A lightweight, easily configurable window manager.
- Openbox - Similar to other *boxen but much more mature.
- Enlightenment - Another lightweight window manager with slightly different focus than the *boxen.
Window managers that tile work by partitioning off areas of the screen and are designed to maximize the usage of the screen without forcing the user to muck around with window positions and frames.
- conky - A wonderful system monitor
- Yaourt - A frontend to pacman that allows you to directly acquire AUR packages