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=== Merge tools ===
=== Merge tools ===
{{Wikipedia|Comparison of file comparison tools}}
* {{App|[[diffuse]]|Small and simple text merge tool written in Python|http://diffuse.sourceforge.net/|{{Pkg|diffuse}}}}
* {{App|Diffuse|A small and simple text merge tool written in Python.|http://diffuse.sourceforge.net/|{{Pkg|diffuse}}}}
* {{App|[[KDiff]]|KDE file comparator/merge tool|http://kdiff3.sourceforge.net/|{{Pkg|kdiff3}}}}
* {{App|KDiff3|A file and directory diff and merge tool for the KDE desktop.|http://kdiff3.sourceforge.net/|{{Pkg|kdiff3}}}}
* {{App|[[Kompare]]|A GUI front-end program for viewing and merging differences between source files. Supports a variety of diff formats and provides many options to customize the information level displayed|http://kde.org/applications/development/kompare|{{Pkg|kdesdk-kompare}}}}
* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Kompare|Kompare]]|A GUI front-end program for viewing and merging differences between source files. It supports a variety of diff formats and provides many options to customize the information level displayed.|http://www.caffeinated.me.uk/kompare/|{{Pkg|kdesdk-kompare}}}}
* {{App|[[meld]]|A visual diff and merge tool written in Python|http://meld.sourceforge.net|{{Pkg|meld}}}}
* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Meld (software)|Meld]]|A visual diff and merge tool that can compare files, directories, and version controlled projects.|http://meld.sourceforge.net|{{Pkg|meld}}}}
[[Vim]] and [[Emacs]] provide merge functionality with [[Vim#Merging_Files_.28Vimdiff.29|vimdiff]] and ediff.
[[Vim]] and [[Emacs]] provide merge functionality with [[Vim#Merging_Files_.28Vimdiff.29|vimdiff]] and {{ic|ediff}}.
=== Taskbars ===
=== Taskbars ===

Revision as of 10:57, 5 September 2012

Template:Common Applications navigation


Package management


  • pacman-color — A patched version of pacman that has a color enabled output.
http://www.archlinux.org/pacman/ || pacman-colorAUR
  • pacman-contrib — A set of utilities for use with the pacman package manager.
http://www.archlinux.org/pacman/ || pacman-contrib
  • Pacmatic — A pacman wrapper to check Arch News before upgrading, avoid partial upgrades, and warn about configuration file changes.
http://kmkeen.com/pacmatic || pacmatic
  • pkgfile — A tool that finds what package owns a file.
http://github.com/falconindy/pkgfile || pkgfile
  • pkgtools — A collection of scripts for Arch Linux packages.
https://github.com/Daenyth/pkgtools || pkgtools
  • srcpac — A simple tool that automates rebuilding packages from source.
https://projects.archlinux.org/srcpac.git || srcpac

Disk usage display programs

http://www.marzocca.net/linux/baobab || gnome-utils
  • Filelight — A disk usage analyzer that creates an interactive map of concentric, segmented rings that help visualise disk usage on your computer.
http://methylblue.com/filelight/ || kdeutils-filelight
  • GdMap — A disk usage analyzer that draws a map of rectangles sized according to file or dir sizes.
http://gdmap.sourceforge.net/ || gdmap
  • gt5 — A diff-capable "du-browser".
http://gt5.sourceforge.net || gt5AUR
  • ncdu — A simple ncurses disk usage analyzer.
http://dev.yorhel.nl/ncdu || ncdu

CD/DVD burning tools



  • AcetoneISO — An all in one ISO tool (supports BIN, MDF, NRG, IMG, DAA, DMG, CDI, B5I, BWI, PDI and ISO).
http://www.acetoneteam.org/ || acetoneiso2
  • BashBurn — A lightweight terminal based menu frontend for CD/DVD burning tools.
http://bashburn.dose.se/ || bashburn
  • Brasero — A disc burning application for the GNOME desktop that is designed to be as simple as possible.
http://projects.gnome.org/brasero/ || brasero
  • cdw — An ncurses frontend to cdrecord, mkisofs, growisofs, dvd+rw-mediainfo, dvd+rw-format, xorriso.
http://cdw.sourceforge.net/ || cdwAUR
  • GnomeBaker — A full featured CD/DVD burning application for the GNOME desktop.
http://gnomebaker.sourceforge.net/ || gnomebakerAUR
  • Graveman — A GTK based CD/DVD burning application.
http://graveman.tuxfamily.org/ || gravemanAUR
  • K3b — A feature-rich and easy to handle CD burning application.
http://www.k3b.org/ || k3b
  • Recorder — A simple frontend to cdrkit/cdrtools, cdrdao, mkisofs and growisofs with limited options and preferences.
http://code.google.com/p/recorder/ || recorder
  • X-CD-Roast — A lightweight cdrtools front-end for CD and DVD writing.
http://www.xcdroast.org/ || xcdroastAUR
  • Xfburn — A simple frontend to the libburnia libraries with support for CD/DVD(-RW), ISO images and BurnFree.
http://goodies.xfce.org/projects/applications/xfburn || xfburn

Clipboard managers

  • Anamnesis — A clipboard manager that stores all the clipboard history and offers an interface to do a full-text search. It has both a commandline and GUI mode available.
http://anamnesis.sourceforge.net/ || anamnesisAUR
  • ClipIt — A fork of Parcellite with additional features and bugfixes.
http://sourceforge.net/projects/gtkclipit/ || clipitAUR
  • Glipper — A clipboard manager for the GNOME desktop with many features and plugin support.
https://launchpad.net/glipper || glipperAUR
  • Klipper — A full featured clipboard manager for the KDE desktop.
http://userbase.kde.org/Klipper || kdebase-workspace
  • Parcellite — A lightweight yet feature-rich clipboard manager.
http://parcellite.sourceforge.net/ || parcellite

Compression tools



  • atool — A script for managing file archives of various types.
http://www.nongnu.org/atool/ || atool
  • p7zip — A port of 7-Zip for POSIX systems, including Linux. The commandline tool is called 7z.
http://p7zip.sourceforge.net/ || p7zip


  • Ark — An archiving tool included in the KDE desktop.
http://kde.org/applications/utilities/ark/ || kdeutils-ark
  • File Roller — An archive manager included in the GNOME desktop.
http://fileroller.sourceforge.net/ || file-roller
  • p7zip — A port of 7-Zip for POSIX systems, including Linux. The GUI requires wxGTK and is called 7zFM.
http://p7zip.sourceforge.net/ || p7zip
  • PeaZip — An open source file and archive manager.
http://www.peazip.org/peazip-linux.html || peazip-gtk2AUR peazip-qtAUR
  • Squeeze — A featherweight front-end for commandline archiving tools.
http://squeeze.xfce.org/ || squeeze-gitAUR
  • Xarchive — A generic GTK+ front-end that uses external wrappers around commandline archiving tools.
http://xarchive.sourceforge.net/ || xarchiveAUR
  • Xarchiver — A lightweight desktop independent archive manager built with GTK+.
http://xarchiver.sourceforge.net/ || xarchiverAUR

File managers



  • Dired — The directory editor integrated with Emacs.
http://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/emacs/Dired.html || emacs
http://www.midnight-commander.org || mc
  • Pilot — A file manager that comes with the Alpine email client.
http://re-alpine.sourceforge.net/ || re-alpine
  • Ranger — A console based file manager with vi bindings, customizability, and lots of features.
http://nongnu.org/ranger || ranger
  • Vifm — An ncurses based two-panel file manager with vi-like keybindings.
http://vifm.sourceforge.net/ || vifm


  • Andromeda — A Qt based cross-platform file manager.
https://gitorious.org/andromeda || andromeda-gitAUR
  • Dino — An easy to use and powerful file manager built in Qt.
http://dfm.sourceforge.net/ || dino-dfmAUR
  • Dolphin — A file manager included in the KDE4 desktop.
http://dolphin.kde.org/ || kdebase-dolphin
  • emelFM2 — A file manager that implements the popular two-panel design.
http://emelfm2.net/ || emelfm2
  • Konqueror — A file manager for the KDE desktop.
http://www.konqueror.org/ || kdebase-konqueror
  • Krusader — An advanced twin panel (Midnight Commander style) file manager for the KDE desktop.
http://www.krusader.org/ || krusader
  • Nautilus — An extensible, heavyweight file manager used by default in GNOME with support for custom scripts.
http://projects.gnome.org/nautilus/ || nautilus
  • PCManFM — A lightweight file manager which features tabbed browsing and can optionally manage the desktop background.
http://pcmanfm.sourceforge.net/ || pcmanfm
  • QtFileMan — A file manager similar to PCManFM from LXDE.
http://gitorious.org/qtfileman || qtfileman-gitAUR
  • qtFM — A small, lightweight filemanager for Linux desktops based on pure Qt.
http://www.qtfm.org/ || qtfm
  • ROX — A small and fast file manager which can optionally manage the desktop background and panels.
http://rox.sourceforge.net || rox
  • SpaceFM — A GTK+ multi-panel tabbed file manager.
http://ignorantguru.github.com/spacefm/ || spacefm
  • Sunflower — A small and highly customizable twin-panel file manager for Linux with support for plugins.
http://code.google.com/p/sunflower-fm/ || sunflowerAUR
  • Thunar — A file manager that can be run as a daemon with excellent start up and directory load times.
http://thunar.xfce.org/index.html || thunar
  • Tux Commander — A windowed file manager with two panels side by side similar to popular Total Commander or Midnight Commander file managers.
http://tuxcmd.sourceforge.net/description.php || tuxcmd
  • Worker — A fast, lightweight and feature-rich file manager for the X Window System.
http://www.boomerangsworld.de/worker/ || workerAUR
  • Xfe — A Microsoft Explorer-like file manager for X (X File Explorer).
http://roland65.free.fr/xfe/index.php/ || xfe

Merge tools


  • Diffuse — A small and simple text merge tool written in Python.
http://diffuse.sourceforge.net/ || diffuse
  • KDiff3 — A file and directory diff and merge tool for the KDE desktop.
http://kdiff3.sourceforge.net/ || kdiff3
  • Kompare — A GUI front-end program for viewing and merging differences between source files. It supports a variety of diff formats and provides many options to customize the information level displayed.
http://www.caffeinated.me.uk/kompare/ || kdesdk-kompare
  • Meld — A visual diff and merge tool that can compare files, directories, and version controlled projects.
http://meld.sourceforge.net || meld

Vim and Emacs provide merge functionality with vimdiff and ediff.


http://wiki.awn-project.org/ || avant-window-navigator-bzrAUR
  • Bmpanel — A lightweight, NETWM compliant panel for the X11 system
http://nsf.110mb.com/bmpanel/ || bmpanelAUR
  • Cairo-Dock — A highly customizable dock/laucher.
http://www.glx-dock.org/ || cairo-dockAUR
  • Docker — A docking application which acts as a system tray.
http://icculus.org/openbox/2/docker/ || docker
  • fbpanel — Lightweight, NETWM compliant desktop panel.
http://fbpanel.sourceforge.net/ || fbpanel
  • LXPanel — Lightweight X11 desktop panel and part of the LXDE DE.
http://lxde.org/ || lxpanel
  • pancake — A highly configurable, modular panel for X
http://www.failedprojects.de/pancake/ || pancakeAUR
  • PyPanel — Lightweight panel/taskbar written in Python and C.
http://pypanel.sourceforge.net/ || pypanel
  • qtpanel — A project to create useful and beautiful panel in Qt
https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=117528 || qtpanel-gitAUR
http://stalonetray.sourceforge.net/ || stalonetray
  • Tint2 — Simple panel/taskbar developed specifically for Openbox.
http://code.google.com/p/tint2/ || tint2
  • Trayer — Swallows GTK 1.2/2.x application docklets, and KDE docklets.
https://gna.org/projects/fvwm-crystal/ || trayer
  • wbar — A quick launch bar developed with speed in mind
http://freecode.com/projects/wbar/ || wbar
http://www.xfce.org || xfce4-panel
  • kooldock — A KDE docker with great effects.
http://sourceforge.net/projects/kooldock || kooldockAUR

Batch renamers

  • krename — A very powerfull batch file renamer for KDE.
http://www.krename.net || krname