List of applications (正體中文)
- ConnMan — Daemon for managing internet connections within embedded devices running the Linux operating system. Comes with a command-line client, plus Enlightenment, GTK and Dmenu clients are available.
- 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.
- Wicd — Wireless and wired connection manager with few dependencies. Comes with an ncurses interface, and a GTK interface [broken link: package not found] is available.
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 [links -g] (must be compiled in, Arch has both) with CSS, image rendering, pull-down menus.
- Lynx — Text browser for the World Wide Web.
- retawq — Interactive, multi-threaded network client (web browser) for text terminals.
- Chromium — Web browser developed by Google, the open source project behind Google Chrome.
- Firefox — Extensible browser from Mozilla based on Gecko with fast rendering.
- Opera — Highly customizable browser with focuses on an adherence to web rendering standards.
- Arora — Cross-platform web browser built using QtWebKit. Development stopped in January 2012.
- dwb — Lightweight, highly customizable web browser based on the WebKit engine with vi-like shortcuts and tiling layouts.
- Epiphany — Browser which uses the WebKit rendering engine, part of .
- Luakit — Highly configurable, micro-browser framework based on the WebKit engine and the GTK+ toolkit. It is very fast, extensible by Lua and licensed under the GNU GPLv3 license.
- Midori — Lightweight web browser based on GTK+ and WebKit.
- QupZilla — New and very fast open source browser based on WebKit core, written in Qt framework.
- https://web.archive.org/web/20180510203346/https://qupzilla.com/ || [broken link: replaced by ]
- Rekonq — WebKit-based web browser for KDE.
- Sb — Very lightweight WebKit-based browser that uses keybindings to perform most things the URL bar would usually do.
- Surf — Lightweight WebKit-based browser, which follows the suckless ideology (basically, the browser itself is a single C source file).
- https://surf.suckless.org || AUR
- Vimprobable — Browser that behaves like the Vimperator plugin available for Mozilla Firefox. It is based on the WebKit engine and uses the GTK+ bindings.
- Xombrero — Webkit minimalist web browser with sophisticated security features designed-in, BSD style.
- Abaco — Multi-page graphical web browser for the Plan 9 OS.
- Conkeror — Highly programmable web browser, with Emacs-like keybindings, based on Mozilla's XULRunner.
- http://conkeror.org/ || AUR
- Uzbl — Group of web interface tools which adhere to the Unix philosophy.
- http://uzbl.org/ || AUR
- CurlFtpFS — Filesystem for acessing FTP hosts based on FUSE and libcurl.
- FatRat — Download manager with support for HTTP, FTP, SFTP, BitTorrent, RapidShare and more.
- FileZilla — Fast and reliable FTP, FTPS and SFTP client.
- fuseftp — FTP filesystem written in Perl, using FUSE.
- gFTP — Multithreaded FTP client for Linux.
- LFTP — Sophisticated command-line FTP client.
- Pure-FTPd — Free (BSD-licensed), secure, production-quality and standard-compliant FTP server.
- vsftpd — Lightweight, stable and secure FTP server for UNIX-like systems.
- bftpd — Small, easy-to-configure FTP server.
命令列 / 後端
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.
- MLDonkey — Multi-protocol P2P client that supports BitTorrent, HTTP, FTP, eDonkey and Direct Connect.
- Transmission — Simple and easy-to-use BitTorrent client with a daemon version, GTK+, Qt GUI, web and CLI front-ends.
- https://transmissionbt.com/ || (includes backend, daemon, command-line interface, and a Web UI interface)
- rTorrent — Simple and lightweight ncurses BitTorrent client. Requires backend.
- Transmission — Simple and easy-to-use BitTorrent client with a daemon version, ncurses CLI. Requires backend.
- Deluge — User-friendly BitTorrent client written in PyGTK that can run as a daemon.
- FatRat — Qt4 based download manager with support for HTTP, FTP, SFTP, BitTorrent, rapidshare and more. Written in C++.
- qBittorrent — Open source (GPLv2) BitTorrent client that strongly resembles µtorrent.
- Tribler — 4th generation file sharing system bittorrent client.
- https://www.tribler.org || AUR
- KGet — Download manager for KDE that supports HTTP(S), FTP and BitTorrent. Part of [broken link: package not found].
- KTorrent — Feature-rich BitTorrent client for KDE.
- QTorrent — BitTorrent client written in PyQt.
- Transmission — Simple and easy-to-use BitTorrent client with daemon version, GTK+, Qt GUI, web and CLI front-ends.
- https://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
eDonkey is still the second-largest p2p network (see Internet Study 2008/2009).
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.
- Sharelin — Gnutella2 only client with a web UI.
See also Wikipedia:Comparison of e-mail clients.
- Gnus — Email, NNTP and RSS client for Emacs.
- S-nail — a mail processing system with a command syntax reminiscent of ed with lines replaced by messages. Provides the functionality of mailx and much more.
- mu/mu4e — Email indexer (mu) and client for emacs (mu4e). Xapian based for fast searches.
- Mutt — Small but very powerful text-based mail client.
- Sup — CLI mail client with very fast searching, tagging, threading and GMail like operation.
- http://supmua.org// || AUR
- Wanderlust — Email client and news reader for Emacs.
- Balsa — Simple and light email client that is part of the Gnome project.
- Claws Mail — Lightweight GTK-based email client and news reader.
- Evolution — Mature and feature-rich e-mail client used in GNOME by default. Part of .
- Geary — Simple desktop mail client built in Vala.
- Kmail — Mature and feature-rich email client. Part of .
- Manitou Mail — Database-driven email system.
- http://www.manitou-mail.org/ || AUR[broken link: package not found] AUR[broken link: package not found]
- Sylpheed — Lightweight and user-friendly GTK+ email client.
- Thunderbird — Feature-rich email client from Mozilla written in GTK+.
- Trojitá — Qt IMAP email client.
This section lists all software with instant messaging support. Particularly, that are client and server applications.
Many clients listed here (including Pidgin and all it's 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.
- https://barnowl.mit.edu/ || AUR
- Bitlbee — IRC client that provides a gateway to popular chat networks (XMPP, MSN, Yahoo, AIM, ICQ and Twitter).
- https://bitlbee.org/ || AUR
- CenterIM — Fork of CenterICQ, a text mode menu- and window-driven IM interface.
- http://centerim.org/ || AUR
- 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.
- Carrier — Pidgin fork providing minor GUI enhancements (formerly FunPidgin).
- Emesene — PyGTK instant messenger for the Windows Live Messenger network, also compatible with Jabber, Facebook and Google Talk.
- Galaxium Messenger — Messenger application designed for the GNOME desktop.
- Instantbird — Multi-protocol chat client using Mozilla's XUL and libpurple.
- http://instantbird.com/ || AUR
- Kopete — User-friendly IM supporting AIM, ICQ, Windows Live Messenger, Yahoo, Jabber, Gadu-Gadu, Novell GroupWise Messenger, and other IM networks. Part of [broken link: package not found].
- KDE Telepathy — KDE instant messaging client using the Telepathy framework. Meant as a replacement for Kopete.
- https://community.kde.org/Real-Time_Communication_and_Collaboration/ || [broken link: package not found]
- Licq — Instant messaging client for UNIX supporting multiple protocols (currently ICQ, MSN and Jabber).
- Pidgin — Multi-protocol instant messaging client.
- https://pidgin.im/ || AUR
- qutIM — Simple and user-friendly IM supporting ICQ, Jabber, Mail.Ru, IRC and VKontakte messaging.
See also Wikipedia:XMPP.
- Freetalk — Console-based Jabber client.
- https://gnu.org/s/freetalk/ || AUR
- jabber.el — Minimal Jabber client for Emacs.
- MCabber — Small Jabber console client, includes features: SSL, PGP, MUC, OTR, and UTF8.
- Profanity — A console based Jabber client inspired by Irssi.
- Gajim — Jabber client written in PyGTK.
- Jabbim — Jabber client written in PyQt.
- Psi — Qt-based Jabber client.
- Psi+ — Enhanced version of the Psi Jabber client with many new features.
- Tkabber — Easy to hack feature-rich XMPP client by the author of the ejabberd XMPP server.
- http://tkabber.jabber.ru/ || AUR
- 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.
- https://jabberd2.org || AUR
- http://www.bitchx.org/ || AUR
- ERC — Powerful, modular, and extensible IRC client for Emacs.
- ii — Featherweight IRC client, literally
tail -fthe conversation and
echoback your replies to a file.
- 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.com/ || AUR
- sic — Extremely simple IRC client, similar to ii.
- WeeChat — Modular, lightweight ncurses-based IRC client.
- 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.
- pcw — Frontend for ii that opens a new terminal for each channel.
- Quassel — Modern, cross-platform, distributed IRC client.
- https://smuxi.org/ || AUR
- XChat — GTK-based IRC client that works on both Linux and Windows.
See also Wikipedia:Comparison of VoIP software.
See also Wikipedia:List of SIP software.
- Blink — State of the art, easy to use SIP client.
- 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).
- iaxComm — Open source softphone for the Asterisk PBX (using the IAX protocol).
- Jitsi — Audio/video SIP VoIP phone and instant messenger written in Java (formerly SIP-Communicator).
- https://jitsi.org/ || AUR
- Kiax — Qt-based IAX/2 Softphone.
- https://web.archive.org/web/20150702074009/http://www.forschung-direkt.eu/projects/kiax2/ || AUR[broken link: package not found]
- KPhone — Qt SIP User Agent with voice, video and text messaging support.
- Linphone — VoIP phone application that allows you to to communicate freely with people over the internet, with voice, video, and text instant messaging.
- Minisip — SIP User Agent with focus on security (supports TLS, end-to-end security, SRTP, MIKEY (DH, PSK, PKE)).
- Mumble — Voice chat application similar to TeamSpeak.
- Psi — Qt-based Jabber client which supports video conferencing (since version 0.13).
- https://psi-im.org/ || AUR
- QuteCom — Softphone which allows you to make free PC to PC video and voice calls, and to integrate all your IM contacts in one place (formerly Wengo Phone).https://web.archive.org/web/20150321055716/http://trac.qutecom.org/
- SFLPhone — Open-source SIP/IAX2 compatible softphone with PulseAudio support.
- Skype — Popular but proprietary application for high-quality voice communication.
- TeamSpeak — Proprietary VoIP application with gamers as its target audience.
- 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.
- Zfone — Softphone application for secure voice communication over the Internet (VoIP), using the ZRTP protocol.
- Gladstone — Educational ITU-T G.729 compliant codec with a GStreamer plugin.
- SIPp — Open source test tool and traffic generator for the SIP protocol.
- http://sipp.sourceforge.net/ || AUR
- Sipsak — Small command-line tool for developers and administrators of SIP applications.
See also Wikipedia:Comparison of feed aggregators.
- Canto — Ncurses RSS aggregator.
- 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.
- BlogBridge — Excellent Java-based aggregator, which gives users the option to synchronize their feeds across multiple computers.
- 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.
- 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.
- quite-rss — RSS/Atom feed reader written on Qt/С++.
See also Wikipedia:Blog software.
- Wordpress — An easy to setup and administer FLOSS content management system featuring a strong and vibrant community with thousands of plugins and themes.
- Drupal — An open source content management platform powering millions of websites and applications. It is built, used, and supported by an active and diverse community of people around the world.
- 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.
- Choqok — Microblogging client for KDE that supports Twitter.com, Identi.ca and opendesktop.org services.
- Gwibber — GTK-based microblogging client with support for Facebook, Identi.ca, Twitter, Flickr, Foursquare, Sina and Sohu.
- Hotot — Lightweight and open source microblogging client with support for Twitter and Identi.ca and integration with various image sharing services and URL shorteners.
- Pino — Simple and fast client for Twitter and Identi.ca. written in Vala.
- https://web.archive.org/web/20150702192211/http://pino-app.appspot.com/ || AUR[broken link: package not found]
- Polly — Linux Twitter client designed for multiple columns of multiple accounts.
- Qwit — Cross-platform client for Twitter using the Qt toolkit.
- ttytter — Easily scriptable twitter client written in Perl.
- Turpial — Multi-interface Twitter client written in Python.
- http://turpial.org.ve/ || AUR
- tyrs — Simple client for for Twitter and Identi.ca supporting virtually all its features with nice console UI (unmaintained).
- https://web.archive.org/web/20130606083155/http://tyrs.nicosphere.net/ || AUR[broken link: package not found]
- turses — Twitter client for the console based off broken link: package not found] with major improvements. AUR[
See also Wikipedia:Pastebin.
Pastebin services are often used to paste information into IRC channels to help with troubleshooting. There are services for both text (e.g. bpaste.net, pastie.org, codepad.org) and images (e.g. imgur.com, picpaste.com). Pastebin clients allow you to post directy from the cli without using a web browser.
<command> | curl -F 'sprunge=<-' http://sprunge.usThere is also a sprunge plugin for oh-my-zsh (a configuration tool for the Zsh command shell).
<command> 2>&1 | curl -F 'f:1=<-' ix.io
- 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.
- Haste — Universal pastebin tool, written in Haskell. Servers: hpaste.org, paste2.org, pastebin.com and others.
- https://hackage.haskell.org/package/haste || AUR AUR
- Hg-paste — Pastebin extension for Mercurial which can send diffs to various pastebin websites for easy sharing. Servers: dpaste.com and dpaste.org.
- imgur — A CLI client which can upload image to imgur.com image sharing service.
- Ix — Client for the ix.io pastebin.
- http://ix.io || AUR
- Npaste-client — Client for the npaste.de pastebin.
- 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
- Uppity — The pastebin client with an attitude.
- Vim-gist — Vim script for gist.github.com.
- Vim-paster — Vim plugin to paste to any pastebin service using curl.
- Wgetpaste — Bash script that automates pasting to a number of pastebin services. Servers: pastebin.ca, codepad.org, dpaste.com and pastebin.osuosl.org.
See the main article: Bitcoin.
- Armory — Bitcoin client with with features such as support for multiple wallets, importing keys and backups.
- Bitcoin — Official tool to manage Bitcoins, a P2P currency.
- Electrum — An easy to use Bitcoin client.
- MultiBit — A lightweight Bitcoin desktop client powered by the BitCoinJ library.
See the main article: Codecs.
See also Wikipedia:Comparison of image viewers.
- fbi — Image viewer for the linux framebuffer console.
- fbv — Very simple graphic file viewer for the framebuffer console.
- fim — Highly customizable and scriptable framebuffer image viewer based on fbi.
- jfbview — Framebuffer PDF and image viewer based on Imlib2. Features include Vim-like controls, rotation and zoom, zoom-to-fit, and fast multi-threaded rendering.
- Eye of GNOME — Image viewing and cataloging program, which is a part of the GNOME desktop environment.
- feh — Fast, lightweight image viewer that uses imlib2.
- GalaPix — OpenGL-based image viewer for simultaneously viewing and zooming large collections of image files,
- Geeqie — Image browser and viewer (fork of GQview) that adds additional functionality such as support for RAW files.
- Gimmage — Gtkmm image viewer.
- http://gimmage.berlios.de/ || AUR
- GPicView — Simple and fast image viewer for X, which is part of the LXDE desktop.
- GQview — Image browser that features single click access to view images and move around the directory tree
- gThumb — Image viewer for the GNOME desktop.
- Gwenview — Fast and easy to use image viewer for the KDE desktop.
- Mirage — PyGTK image viewer featuring support for crop and resize, custom actions and a thumbnail panel.
- http://mirageiv.berlios.de || AUR
- nomacs — Free image viewer (Qt) for windows, linux, and mac systems, which is licensed under the GNU General Public License v3.
- Picasa — Image organizer and viewer from Google that has editing capabilities and integration with the photo-sharing website.
- Quick Image Viewer — Very small and fast image viewer based on GTK+ and imlib2.
- Ristretto — Fast and lightweight image viewer for the Xfce desktop environment.
- sxiv — Simple image viewer based on imlib2 that works well with tiling window managers.
- Viewnior — Minimalistic GTK+ image viewer featuring support for flipping, rotating, animations and configurable mouse actions.
- Xloadimage — Classic X image viewer.
- XnView MP — Efficient image viewer, browser and converter.
- xv — Shareware program written by John Bradley to display and modify digital images under the X Window System.
- http://www.trilon.com/xv/ || AUR
- AfterShot Pro — Professional workflow and RAW conversion. Successor of Bibble Pro.
- https://www.corel.com/corel/pages/index.jsp?pgid=12800164 || AUR[broken link: package not found]
- AzPainter — A Painting software.
- Bibble Pro — Digital imaging program designed to assist photographers in post-production work and efficient optimization of images created in the Raw image format.
- https://www.corel.com/corel/pages/index.jsp?pgid=12800164 || AUR[broken link: package not found]
- darktable — Photography workflow and RAW development application.
- digiKam — KDE-based image organizer with built-in editing features via a plugin architecture. digiKam asserts it is more full featured than similar applications with a larger set of image manipulation features including RAW image import and manipulation.
- GIMP — Image editing suite in the vein of proprietary editors such as Adobe Photoshop. GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) has been started in the mid 1990s and has acquired a large number of plugins and additional tools.
- GraphicsMagick — Fork of ImageMagick designed to have API and command-line stability. It also supports multi-CPU for enhanced performance and thus is used by some large commercial sites (Flickr, etsy) for its performance.
- ImageMagick — Command-line image manipulation program. It is known for its accurate format conversions with support for over 100 formats. Its API enables it to be scripted and it is usually used as a backend processor.
- KolourPaint — Free, raster graphics editor for KDE, similar to Microsoft's Paint application before Windows 7, but with some additional features such as support for transparency. Part of [broken link: package not found] and [broken link: package not found] groups.
- Krita — Digital painting and illustration software included based on the KDE platform and Calligra libraries. Part of group.
- Luminance HDR — Open source graphical user interface application that aims to provide a workflow for HDR imaging.
- mtPaint — Graphics editing program geared towards creating indexed palette images and pixel art.
- MyPaint — Free software graphics application for digital painters.
- Nathive — "Usable image editor", based on GNOME libraries with a focus on usability and a smooth learning curve.
- Pinta — Drawing and editing program modeled after Paint.NET. Its goal is to provide a simplified alternative to GIMP for casual users.
- Shotwell — Image organizer with a small set of image manipulation features (rotate, crop, color adjust, and red eye removal). It can import photos directly from digital cameras and export them to social media sites (Facebook, Flickr, Picasa Web Albums, etc.).
- XPaint — Color image editing tool which features most standard paint program options.
向量圖形 - 繪畫
- Dia — GTK+-based diagram creation program.
- Inkscape — Vector graphics editor, with capabilities similar to Illustrator, CorelDraw, or Xara X, using the SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) file format. Inkscape supports many advanced SVG features (markers, clones, alpha blending, etc.) and great care is taken in designing a streamlined interface. It is very easy to edit nodes, perform complex path operations, trace bitmaps and much more. It's developers also aim to maintain a thriving user and developer community by using open, community-oriented development.
- Karbon — Vector graphics editor, part of the Calligra Suite. Part of group.
- sK1 — Replacement for Adobe Illustrator or CorelDraw, oriented for "prepress ready" PostScript & PDF output.
- https://sk1project.org/ || AUR
- Xara LX — Advanced vector graphics program, the open source version of the commercial Xara X.
向量圖形 - CAD
- BRL-CAD — Constructive solid geometry (CSG) solid modeling computer-aided design (CAD) system that includes an interactive geometry editor, ray tracing support for graphics rendering and geometric analysis, computer network distributed framebuffer support, scripting, image-processing and signal-processing tools.
- https://brlcad.org/ || AUR
- DraftSight — Dassault Systemes' freeware 2D CAD application. DraftSight allows users to access DWG/DXF files, regardless of which CAD software was originally used to create them.
- FreeCAD — CAD/CAE program, based on OpenCascade, Qt and Python with features such as macro recording, workbenches and the ability to run as server.
- LeoCAD — CAD program for creating virtual LEGO models. It has an easy to use interface and currently includes over 6000 different pieces created by the LDraw community.
- LibreCAD — Powerful 2D CAD application based on Qt. It has been forked from QCad Community Edition.
- QCAD — Powerful 2D CAD application that began in 1999. QCaD includes DFX standard file format and supports HPGL format.
- VariCAD — 3D/2D CAD and mechanical engineering application which provides support for parameters and geometric constraints, tools for shells, pipelines, sheet metal unbending and crash tests, assembly support, mechanical part and symbol libraries, calculations, bills of materials, and more.
- Art of Illusion — 3D modeling and rendering studio written in Java.
- Blender — fully integrated 3D graphics creation suite capable of 3D modeling, texturing, and animation, among other things.
- MakeHuman™ — Parametrical modeling program for creating human bodies.
- http://www.makehuman.org/ || AUR
- POV-Ray — Script-based raytracer for creating 3D graphics.
- Wings 3D — Advanced subdivision modeler that is both powerful and easy to use.
See also: Taking a screenshot.
See also Wikipedia:Sound server.
See the main article: Sound system.
- Music Player Daemon — Lightweight and scalable choice for music management.
- cmus — Very feature-rich ncurses-based music player.
- Cplay — Curses front-end for various audio players (ogg123, mpg123, mpg321, splay, madplay, and mikmod, xmp, and sox).
- Herrie — Minimalistic console-based music player with native AudioScrobbler support.
- https://herrie.info/ || AUR
- MOC — Ncurses console audio player with support for the MP3, OGG, and WAV formats.
- mpg123 — Fast free MP3 console audio player for Linux, FreeBSD, Solaris, HP-UX and nearly all other UNIX systems (also decodes MP1 and MP2 files).
- pianobar — Console-based frontend for Pandora.
- PyTone — Advanced music jukebox with a console interface.
- shell-fm — Console-based player for the streams provided by last.fm.
- VLC — Highly portable multimedia player with ncurses interface module, and multimedia framework capable of reading most audio and video formats as well as DVDs, Audio CDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols.
- Amarok — Mature Qt-based player known for its plethora of features.
- https://amarok.kde.org/ || AUR
- aTunes — Audio player written in Java.
- http://banshee.fm/ || AUR
- Clementine — Amarok 1.4 clone, ported to Qt 4.
- Cuberok — Music player and collection manager with a lightweight interface.
- DeaDBeeF — Light and fast music player with many features, no GNOME or KDE dependencies, supports console-only, as well as a GTK+ GUI, comes with many plugins, and has a metadata editor.
- Exaile — GTK+ clone of Amarok.
- https://www.exaile.org/ || AUR
- gmusicbrowser — Open-source jukebox for large collections of MP3/OGG/FLAC files.
- https://gmusicbrowser.org/ || AUR
- Goggles Music Manager — Music collection manager and player that automatically categorizes your music, supports gapless playback, features easy tag editing, and internet radio support. Uses the Fox toolkit.
- Guayadeque — Full featured media player that can easily manage large collections and uses the GStreamer media framework.
- http://guayadeque.org/ || AUR
- Nightingale — Open source clone of iTunes-based on Songbird, that uses Mozilla technologies and the GStreamer framework.
- https://getnightingale.com/ || AUR
- LXMusic — A minimalist xmms2-based music player.
- Noise — Simple, fast, and good looking music player.
- Nuvola Player — Integrated Google Music, Grooveshark, 8tracks and Hype Machine player.
- Potamus — Lightweight, intuitive GTK+ audio player with an emphasis on high audio quality.
- Pragha — GTK+ music manager. (fork of the Consonance Music Manager)
- Qmmp — Qt-based multimedia player with a user interface that is similar to Winamp or XMMS.
- Quod Libet — Audio player written with PyGTK and GStreamer.
- Rhythmbox — GTK+ clone of iTunes, used by default in GNOME.
- Spotify — Proprietary music streaming service. It supports local playback and streaming from Spotify's vast library (requires a free account).
- https://www.spotify.com/ || AUR
- Tomahawk — Music player application written in C++/Qt. It decouples the name of the song from the source it was shared from - and fulfills the request using all of your available sources.
- VLC — Highly portable multimedia player and multimedia framework capable of reading most audio and video formats as well as DVDs, Audio CDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols.
- XMMS — Skinnable GTK+ standalone media player similar to Winamp.
- GVolWheel — An audio mixer which lets you control the volume through a tray icon.
- GVTray — A master volume mixer for the system tray.
- PNMixer — A fork of Obmixer. It has many new features such as ALSA channel selection, connect/disconnect detection, shortcuts, etc.
- Volctl — Per-application volume control for GNU/Linux desktops.
- Volti — A GTK application for controlling audio volume from system tray with an internal mixer and support for multimedia keys that uses only ALSA.
- VolumeIcon — Another volume control for your system tray with channel selection, themes and an external mixer.
- VolWheel — A little application which lets you control the sound volume easily through a tray icon you can scroll on.
See also: Burning CD/DVD with GUI.
- Abcde — Comprehensive command-line tool for ripping audio CDs.
- Asunder — GTK+-based CD ripping program.
- cdparanoia — Compact Disc Digital Audio (CDDA) Digital Audio Extraction (DAE) tool.
- Gnac — Audio converter for GNOME.
- Goobox — CD player and ripper for GNOME.
- KAudioCreator — Program for ripping and encoding Audio CDs and encoding files from disk.
- morituri — CD ripper aiming for accuracy over speed.
- rubyripper — Audiodisk ripper that tries to deliver a secure rip through multiple rippings of the same track and corrections of any differences.
- Sound Juicer — CD ripper for GNOME.
- soundKonverter — Front-end to various audio converters.
- ProjectM — Music visualizer which uses 3D accelerated iterative image-based rendering.
- VSXu — Free to use program that lets you create and perform real-time audio visual presets.
- https://www.vsxu.com/ || AUR
- Audio Tag Tool — Tool to edit tags in MP3 and Ogg Vorbis files.
- Cowbell — Elegant music organizer that supports many audio formats including MP3, Ogg/FLAC, and MusePack.
- EasyTag — Utility for viewing, editing and writing ID3 tags of your MP3 files.
- Ex Falso — Cross-platform free and open source audio tag editor and library organizer.
- ID3 Mass Tagger — Command-line utility to edit ID3 1.x and 2.x tags.
- Kid3 — MP3, Ogg/Vorbis, FLAC, MPC, MP4/AAC, MP2, Speex, TrueAudio, WavPack, WMA, WAV and AIFF files tag editor.
- MP3Info — MP3 technical info viewer and ID3 1.x tag editor.
- MusicBrainz Picard — Cross-platform audio tag editor written in Python (the official MusicBrainz tagger).
- Puddletag — Replacement for the famous MP3tag for Windows.
- Ardour — Multichannel hard disk recorder and digital audio workstation.
- Audacity — Program that lets you manipulate digital audio waveforms.
- GNOME Sound Recorder — The Sound Recorder application enables you to record and play .flac, .ogg (OGG audio, or .oga), and .wav sound files.
- Jokosher — Non-linear multi-track digital audio editor that is being developed in Python, using the GTK+ interface and GStreamer as an audio back-end.
- http://www.jokosher.org/ || AUR
- KWave — Sound editor for KDE.
- Qtractor — Qt-based hard disk recorder and digital audio workstation application that aims to provide digital audio workstation software simple enough for the average home user, and yet powerful enough for the professional user.
- Rosegarden — Digital audio workstation program developed with ALSA and Qt that acts as an audio and MIDI sequencer, scorewriter and musical composition and editing tool.
- XCFA — Tool to extract the contens of audio CDs and convert them to various formats.
- gnokii — Tools and user space driver for use with mobile phones.
- https://www.gnokii.org/ || AUR
- GNOME Phone Manager — Control your mobile phone from your GNOME desktop.
- Moto4Lin — File manager and seem editor for Motorola P2K phones (like C380/C650).
- MPlayer — Video player that supports a complete and versatile array of video and audio formats.
- http://www.mplayerhq.hu/design7/news.html || (See also a very similar fork: AUR)
- mpv — Movie player based on MPlayer and mplayer2.
- https://mpv.io || AUR
- xine-ui — Free multimedia player.
- VLC ncurses — Command-line version of the famous video player that can play smoothly high definition videos in the TTY.
- Dragon Player — Simple video player for KDE. Part of [broken link: package not found] and [broken link: package not found] groups
- https://www.kde.org/applications/multimedia/dragonplayer/ || [broken link: package not found]
- Kaffeine — Very versatile KDE media player that, by default, utilizes Xine as its backend and has excellent support of digital TV (DVB).
- Parole — Modern media player based on the GStreamer framework.
- Totem — Media player (audio and video) for the GNOME desktop that uses GStreamer. Part of
- VLC media player — Middleweight video player with support for a wide variety of audio and video formats.
- Whaaw! Media Player — Lightweight GStreamer-based audio and video player that can serve as a good alternative to Totem for those who do not like all of those GNOME dependencies.
- Xnoise — GTK+ and GStreamer-based media player for both audio and video with "a slick GUI, great speed and lots of features.".
- Avidemux — Free video editor designed for simple cutting, filtering and encoding tasks.
- HandBrake-CLI — Simple yet powerful video transcoder ideal for batch mkv/x264 ripping.
- Avidemux — Free video editor designed for simple cutting, filtering and encoding tasks.
- Cinelerra (Community Version) — Professional video editing and compositing environment.
- http://cinelerra.org/ || AUR
- [Wikipedia:HandBrake — HandBrake]]
- Simple yet powerful video transcoder ideal for batch mkv/x264 ripping. GTK+ version. || https://handbrake.fr/
- Kdenlive — Non-linear video editor designed for basic to semi-professional work.
- Kino — GTK+-based non-linear digital video editor that supports many basic and detailed audio/video editing and assembling tasks.
- http://www.kinodv.org/ || AUR
- LiVES — Video editor and VJ (live performance) platform.
- Open Movie Editor — Video editing program designed for basic movie making capabilities, powerful, yet easy to use.
- Open Shot — Non-linear video editor based on MLT framework.
- PiTiVi — Video editor designed to be intuitive and integrate well in the GNOME desktop.
- Transmageddon — Simple python application for transcoding video into formats supported by GStreamer.
Screencast utilities allow you to create a video of your desktop or individual windows.
- byzanz — Simple screencast tool that produces GIF animations.
- glc — Screencast tool that can capture the sound and video from OpenGL applications, such as games, where regular X11 screencast tools produce choppy results.
- Istanbul — Simple desktop session recorder that produces ogg videos.
- Kazam — Screencasting program with design in mind.
- RecordMyDesktop — An easy to use utility that records your desktop into the ogg format with a CLI, Qt or GTK+ interface.
- http://recordmydesktop.sourceforge.net/ || AUR AUR
- simplescreenrecorder — A feature-rich screen recorder that supports X11 and OpenGL.
- vokoscreen — Simple screencast tool, GUI ffmpeg.
- XVidCap — Application used for recording a screencast or digital recording of an X Window System screen output with an audio narration.
- Beets — Music library organizer, tagger and more.
- GCstar — GNOME application for organizing various collections (board games, comic books, movies, stamps, etc.).
- http://www.gcstar.org/ || AUR
- Tellico — KDE application for organizing various collections (books, video, music, coins, etc.).
- XBMC — Application for organizing various collections and automatically retrieving info about them (video, music, photos).
See also: Partitioning tools.
基本 shell 指令
- Core utilities — The basic file, shell and text manipulation utilities of the GNU operating system
See also Wikipedia:List of terminal emulators.
Power users use terminal emulators quite often, so unsurprisingly lots of X11 terminal emulators exist. Most of them emulate Xterm that emulates VT102, which emulates typewriter, so you will have to read the Wikipedia article and other sources to get a hold on these things.
- aterm — Xterm replacement with transparency support.
- Eterm — Terminal emulator intended as a replacement for xterm and designed for the Enlightenment desktop.
- http://eterm.org || AUR
- Mrxvt — Tabbed X terminal emulator based on rxvt.
- rxvt — Popular replacement for the xterm
- http://rxvt.sourceforge.net/ || AUR
- st — Simple terminal implementation for X.
- https://st.suckless.org || AUR
- terminator — Terminal emulator supporting multiple resizable terminal panels.
- Terminology — Terminal emulator by the Enlightenment project team with innovative features: file thumbnails and media play like a media player.
- Tilda — Terminal inspired by many classic terminals from first person shooter games such as Quake, Doom and Half-Life.
- urxvt — Highly extendable (with Perl) unicode enabled rxvt-clone terminal emulator featuring tabbing, url launching, a Quake style drop-down mode and pseudo-transparency.
- xterm — Simple terminal emulator for the X Window System. It provides DEC VT102 and Tektronix 4014 compatible terminals for programs that cannot use the window system directly.
- Yakuake — Drop-down terminal (Quake style) emulator based on Konsole.
VTE (Virtual Terminal Emulator) is a widget developed during early GNOME days for use in the GNOME Terminal. It has since given birth to many terminals with similar capabilities.
- evilvte — Very lightweight and highly customizable terminal emulator with support for tabs, auto-hiding and different encodings.
- http://calno.com/evilvte/ || AUR
- GNOME Terminal — A terminal emulator included in the GNOME desktop with support for Unicode and pseudo-transparency.
- Guake — Drop-down terminal for the GNOME desktop.
- LilyTerm — Very light and easy to use X Terminal Emulator
- LXTerminal — Desktop independent terminal emulator for LXDE.
- mt (multi-terminal) — Terminal emulator written as more lightweight replacement for Sakura while keeping most of its functionality.
- ROXTerm — Tabbed terminal emulator with a small footprint.
- sakura — Terminal emulator based on GTK+ and VTE.
- Stjerm — GTK+-based drop-down terminal emulator that provides a minimalistic interface combined with a small file size, lightweight memory usage and easy integration with composite window managers such as Compiz.
- https://code.google.com/p/stjerm-terminal-emulator/ || AUR[broken link: package not found]
- Terminal — Terminal emulator included in the Xfce desktop with support for a colorized prompt and a tabbed interface.
- Termit — Simple terminal emulator based on the vte library that includes tabs, bookmarks, and the ability to switch encodings.
- Termite — A keyboard-centric VTE-based terminal, aimed at use within a window manager with tiling and/or tabbing support.
See also Wikipedia:Comparison of file managers.
- Midnight Commander — Console-based, dual-paneled file manager.
- nffm — "Nothing Fancy File Manager", a mouseless ncurses file manager written in C.
- Pilot — File manager that comes with the Alpine email client.
- Ranger — Console-based file manager with vi bindings, customizability, and lots of features.
- Vifm — Ncurses-based two-panel file manager with vi-like keybindings.
- Andromeda — Qt-based cross-platform file manager.
- Dino — Easy to use and powerful file manager built in Qt.
- Dolphin — File manager included in the KDE4 desktop.
- Double Commander — File manager with two panels side by side. It is inspired by Total Commander and features some new ideas.
- emelFM2 — File manager that implements the popular two-panel design.
- Gentoo — A lightweight file manager for GTK.
- Konqueror — File manager for the KDE desktop.
- Krusader — Advanced twin panel (Midnight Commander style) file manager for the KDE desktop.
- GNOME Commander — A dual-paned file manager for the GNOME Desktop.
- https://gcmd.github.io/ || AUR
- muCommander — A lightweight, cross-platform file manager with a dual-pane interface written in Java.
- https://www.mucommander.com/ || AUR
- GNOME Files — Extensible, heavyweight file manager used by default in GNOME with support for custom scripts.
- Nemo — Nemo is the file manager of the Cinnamon desktop. A good alternative to GNOME Files.
- PCManFM — Lightweight file manager which features tabbed browsing and can optionally manage the desktop background.
- QtFileMan — File manager similar to PCManFM from LXDE.
- qtFM — Small, lightweight filemanager for Linux desktops based on pure Qt.
- https://qtfm.eu/ || AUR
- ROX — Small and fast file manager which can optionally manage the desktop background and panels.
- SpaceFM — GTK+ multi-panel tabbed file manager.
- Sunflower — Small and highly customizable twin-panel file manager for Linux with support for plugins.
- Thunar — File manager that can be run as a daemon with excellent start up and directory load times.
- Tux Commander — Windowed file manager with two panels side by side similar to popular Total Commander or Midnight Commander file managers.
- Worker — Fast, lightweight and feature-rich file manager for the X Window System.
- Xfe — Microsoft Explorer-like file manager for X (X File Explorer).
- http://roland65.free.fr/xfe/ || AUR
- Pinot — Personal search and metasearch tool
- Recoll — Full text search tool with a Xapian backend.
- Strigi — Fast crawling desktop search engine with a Qt GUI.
- Tracker — All-in-one indexer, search tool and metadata database.
See also Wikipedia:Comparison of file archivers.
- atool — Script for managing file archives of various types.
- dar — An archiving and compression utility avoiding the drawbacks of tar
- DAR - Disk ARchive || AUR
- p7zip — Port of 7-Zip for POSIX systems, including Linux. The commandline tool is called 7z.
- Ark — Archiving tool included in the KDE desktop.
- File Roller — Archive manager included in the GNOME desktop.
- p7zip — Port of 7-Zip for POSIX systems, including Linux. The GUI requires wxGTK and is called 7zFM.
- PeaZip — Open source file and archive manager.
- https://www.peazip.org/peazip-linux.html || AUR[broken link: package not found] AUR[broken link: package not found]
- Squeeze — Featherweight front-end for commandline archiving tools.
- Xarchive — Generic GTK2 front-end that uses external wrappers around commandline archiving tools.
- Xarchiver — Lightweight desktop independent archive manager built with GTK+.
- Diffuse — Small and simple text merge tool written in Python.
- KDiff3 — File and directory diff and merge tool for the KDE desktop.
- Kompare — 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.
- Meld — Visual diff and merge tool that can compare files, directories, and version controlled projects.
- GPRename — GTK+ batch renamer for files and directories.
- KRename — Very powerful batch file renamer for the KDE desktop.
- metamorphose2 — wxPython based batch renamer with support for regular expressions, renaming multimedia files according to their metadata, etc.
- pyRenamer — Application for the mass renaming of files.
- rename.pl — Batch renamer based on perl regex.
- Filelight — Disk usage analyzer that creates an interactive map of concentric, segmented rings that help visualise disk usage on your computer.
- GdMap — Disk usage analyzer that draws a map of rectangles sized according to file or dir sizes.
- gt5 — Diff-capable "du-browser".
- http://gt5.sourceforge.net || AUR
- ncdu — Simple ncurses disk usage analyzer.
- adesklet SystemMonitor — Collection of modular stackable system monitors for adesklets.
- Conky — Lightweight, scriptable system monitor.
- dstat — Versatile resource statistics tool.
- gnome-system-monitor — A system monitor for GNOME.
- htop — Simple, ncurses interactive process viewer.
- linux process explorer — Graphical process explorer for Linux.
- LXTask — Lightweight task manager for LXDE.
- Trayfreq — A light battery monitor and a CPU frequency scaler.
- alsi — A system information tool for Arch Linux. It can be configured for every other system without even touching the source code of the script.
- archey — Simple python script that displays the arch logo and some basic information. Depends on python3.
- archey2 — Simple python script that displays the arch logo and some basic information. Python 2.x version.
- archey3-git — Python script to display system infomation alongside the Arch Linux logo.
- Dmidecode — It reports information about your system's hardware as described in your system BIOS according to the SMBIOS/DMI standard.
- CPU-G — An application that shows useful information about your hardware, it looks like CPU-Z in Windows.
- hardinfo — A small application that displays information about your hardware and operating system, it looks like the Device Manager in Windows.
- i-Nex — An application that gathers information for hardware components available on your system and displays it using an user interface similar to the popular Windows tool CPU-Z.
- http://i-nex.linux.pl/ || AUR
- lshw-gtk — A small tool to provide detailed information on the hardware configuration of the machine with CLI and GTK interfaces.
- fbxkb — A NETWM compliant keyboard indicator and switcher. It shows a flag of current keyboard in a systray area and allows you to switch to another one.
- xxkb — A lightweight keyboard layout indicator and switcher.
- qxkb — A keyboard switcher written in Qt.
- X Neural Switcher — A text analyser, it detects the language of the input and corrects the keyboard layout if needed.
See also: List of clipboard managers.
- Lostfiles — Script for detecting orphaned files.
- Pacmatic — Pacman wrapper to check Arch News before upgrading, avoid partial upgrades, and warn about configuration file changes.
- pkgfile — Tool that finds what package owns a file.
- pkgtools — Collection of scripts for Arch Linux packages.
- srcpac — Simple tool that automates rebuilding packages from source.
See also Wikipedia:Comparison of office suites.
- Calligra — Actively developed fork of KOffice, the KDE office suite. It offers most of the features of OpenOffice while also having versions for smartphones (Calligra Mobile) and tablets (Calligra Active).
- Kingsoft Office — Propietary office productivity suite, also named WPS.
- LibreOffice — More actively developed fork of OpenOffice.
- OpenOffice — Open-source office software suite for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, graphics, databases and more, under the Apache Licence.
- Siag Office — Extremely lightweight office suite that provides a word processor, spreadsheet, text editor, file manager and previewer.
See also Wikipedia:Comparison of word processors.
- AbiWord — Full-featured word processor.
- Abiword Minimal — Minimal version of Abiword.
- BlueGriffon — WYSIWYG content editor for the World Wide Web.
- Calligra Words — Powerful word processor included in the Calligra Suite.
- gLabels — program for creating labels and business cards.
- LibreOffice Writer — Full-featured word processor included in the LibreOffice suite.
- Markdown — Text-to-HTML conversion tool that allows you to write using a simple plain text format.
- OpenOffice Writer — Full-featured word processor included in the OpenOffice suite.
- Pandoc — Swiss-army knife for converting one markup format into another (supports Markdown).
- https://pandoc.org/ || }}
- Pathetic Writer — X-based rich text processor included in Siag Office.
- Scribus — Desktop publishing program.
- Ted — Easy to use GTK+-based rich text processor (with footnote support).
- https://www.nllgg.nl/Ted/ || AUR
- txt2tags — Dead-simple, KISS-compliant lightweight, human-readable markup language to produce rich format content out of plain text files.
- Calligra Sheets — Powerful spreadsheet application included in the Calligra Suite
- Gnumeric — Spreadsheet program that is part of the GNOME desktop.
- LibreOffice Calc — Full-featured spreadsheet application included in the LibreOffice suite.
- OpenOffice Calc — Full-featured spreadsheet application included in the OpenOffice suite.
- Siag — Spreadsheet application based on the X Window System and the Scheme programming language included in Siag Office.
With LaTeX, creation of any scientific document, article, journal, etc. is made commonplace.
See also Wikipedia:Comparison of TeX editors.
- AUCTeX — Extensible package for writing and formatting TeX files in Emacs.
- Gummi — Lightweight TeX/LaTeX GTK+-based editor.
- Kile — User-friendly TeX/LaTeX editor for the KDE desktop with many features.
- LyX — Document processor that encourages an approach to writing based on the structure of your documents (WYSIWYM) and not simply their appearance (WYSIWYG).
- TeXmacs — WYSIWYW editing platform with special features for scientists.
- Texmaker — Cross-platform, light and easy-to-use LaTeX IDE.
- Winefish — Editor for experienced LaTeX users with support for UTF-8, syntax highlight, auto-completion and auto-text.
- Apertium — Free and open source rule-based machine translation platform with available language data. It supports the following formats: HTML, Microsoft Office 2007 XML, OpenDocument, TMX, MediaWiki and others.
- https://apertium.org/ || AUR
- Gtranslator — Enhanced gettext po file editor for the GNOME. It handles all forms of gettext po files and includes very useful features.
- Lokalize — Standard KDE tool for software translation. It includes basic editing of PO files, support for glossary, translation memory, project managing, etc. It belongs to
- Moses — Statistical machine translation tool (language data not included).
- OmegaT — General translator's tool which contains a lot of translation memory features and can give suggestions from Google Translate. It supports the following formats: HTML, Microsoft Office 2007 XML, OpenDocument, XLIFF/Okapi, MediaWiki, plain text, TMX and others.
- https://omegat.org || AUR
- Poedit — Simple gettext/po-based translation tool.
- Pology — Set of Python tools for dealing with gettext/po-files.
- Virtaal — Editor for translation of both software and other text, based on Translate Toolkit. It supports the following formats: gettext, XLIFF , TMX, TBX, Wordfast, Qt Linguist , Qt Phrase Book, OmegaT glossary and others. It can also show suggestions from Apertium, Google Translate, Bing Translator, Moses and others.
See also Wikipedia:Comparison of text editors.
- e3 — Tiny editor without dependencies, written in assembly.
- dex — Small and easy to use text editor with support for ctags and parsing compiler errors.
- Emacs-nox — The extensible, customizable, self-documenting real-time display editor, without X11 support.
- JED — Text editor that makes extensive use of the S-Lang library. Includes a console version (jed) and an X-window version (xjed).
- https://jedsoft.org/jed/ || AUR
- Joe (Joe's Own Editor) — Terminal-based text editor designed to be easy to use.
- mcedit — Useful text editor that comes with Midnight Commander file manager.
- MicroEmacs — Ncurses-based text editor. Includes a console version (me -n) and an X-window version (me).
- mg — Small, fast, and portable Emacs-compatible editor.
- Nano — Console text editor based on pico with on-screen key bindings help.
- Zile — A lightweight Emacs clone.
- Neovim — Vim, out of the box.
- Vi — The original ex/vi text editor.
- Vim (Vi IMproved) — Advanced text editor that seeks to provide the power of the de-facto Unix editor 'vi', with a more complete feature set.
- Acme — Minimalist and flexible programming environment developed by Rob Pike for the Plan 9 operating system.
- Beaver — A GTK+ editor designed to be modular, lightweight and stylish.
- Emendo — Simple Gtk+3 text editor with syntax highlighting written in Vala
- Edile — PyGTK code and scripting editor implemented in one file.
- Gedit — GTK+ editor for the GNOME desktop with syntax highlighting, automatic indentation, matching brackets, etc., and a number of add-ons to increase functionality.
- GNU Emacs — Somewhat intimidating but famously extensible text editor with hundreds of tricks and add-ons.
- gVim — Graphical interface for Vim.
- Jedit — Text editor for programmers, written in Java.
- http://www.jedit.org/ || AUR
- JuffEd — Simple tabbed text editor with syntax highlighting, written in Qt.
- Kate — Full-featured programmer's editor for the KDE desktop with MDI and a filesystem browser.
- KWrite — Lightweight text editor for the KDE desktop that uses the same editor widget as Kate.
- Leafpad — Notepad clone for GTK+ that emphasizes simplicity.
- Mate-text-editor — A powerful text editor for MATE.
- Medit — Programming and around-programming text editor.
- Mousepad — Fast text editor for the Xfce Desktop Environment.
- Nedit — Text editor for the Motif environment.
- PyRoom — Great distractionless PyGTK text editor, a clone of the infamous WriteRoom.
- https://pyroom.org/ || AUR
- QSciTE — Qt clone of the SciTE text and code editor.
- QXmlEdit — Simple Qt XML editor and XSD viewer.
- Sam — Minimalist text editor with a graphical user interface, a very powerful command language and remote editing capabilities, developed by Rob Pike.
- http://sam.cat-v.org || or
- SciTE — Generally useful editor with facilities for building and running programs.
- Scribes — An ultra minimalist text editor that combines simplicity with power.
- Sublime Text 2 — Closed-source C++ and Python-based editor with many advanced features and plugins while staying lightweight and pretty.
- Tea — Qt-based feature rich text editor.
- Gobby — Collaborative editor supporting multiple documents in one session and a multi-user chat.
- Calibre — E-book library management application that can also convert between different formats and sync with a variety of e-book readers. Supported formats include CBZ, CBR, CBC, CHM, DJVU, EPUB, FictionBook, HTML, HTMLZ, LIT, LRF, Mobipocket, ODT, PDF, PRC, PDB, PML, RB, RTF, SNB, TCR, TXT and TXTZ.
- Cool Reader — E-book viewer with many supported formats such as EPUB (non-DRM), FictionBook, TXT, RTF, HTML, CHM and TCR.
- epub — Curses EPUB reader using Python and BeautifulSoup.
- FBReader — E-book viewer with many supported formats such as EPUB, FictionBook, HTML, plucker, PalmDoc, zTxt, TCR, CHM, RTF, OEB, Mobipocket (non-DRM) and TXT.
- pPub — Simple EPUB reader using Python, GTK3 and WebKit.
- Sigil — WYSIWYG ebook editor.
- Xournal — PDF viewer/note taking application.
for more collection apps, see also Multimedia#Collection managers
- Alexandria — GNOME application to help manage your book collection.
- https://web.archive.org/web/20170326125340/http://alexandria.rubyforge.org/ || AUR[broken link: package not found]
- Koha — Open source Integrated Library System (ILS), used world-wide by public, school and special libraries.
See also Wikipedia:List of PDF software.
- fbdjvu — DjVu viewer similar for fbpdf
- fbpdf — Small framebuffer PDF viewer based off of MuPDF, with Vim keybindings and written in C
- jfbview — Framebuffer PDF and image viewer. Features include Vim-like controls, zoom-to-fit, a TOC (outline) view, fast multi-threaded rendering and asynchronous pre-caching
- apvlv — Lightweight PDF/DjVu/UMD/TXT viewer with Vim keybindings.
- Chrome — Web browser with a built-in PDF viewer.
- ePDFView — Free lightweight PDF document viewer using the Poppler and GTK+ libraries. Development stopped.
- Evince — Document viewer for multiple document formats. Supports PDF, PostScript, DjVu, TIFF and DVI.
- Firefox — Open source web browser with a built-in PDF viewer.
- Foxit Reader — Small, fast (compared to Acrobat) PDF viewer. (closed source)
- llpp — Very fast PDF reader based off of MuPDF, that supports continuous page scrolling, bookmarking, and text search through the whole document.
- MuPDF — Very fast PDF and XPS viewer and toolkit written in portable C. Features CJK font support.
- Okular — Very powerful viewer for KDE.
- qpdfview — Tabbed PDF viewer using the Poppler and Qt libraries.
- Xournal — Pdf viewer/note taking application.
- Xpdf — Viewer that can decode LZW and read encrypted PDFs.
- zathura — Highly customizable and functional PDF/DjVu/PostScript/ComicBook viewer (plugin based).
See also Wikipedia:DjVu.
See the main article: Optical Character Recognition#OCR software.
See also Wikipedia:Terminal pager.
- more — A simple and feature-light pager. It is a part of the package.
- less — A program similar to more, but with support for both forward and backward scrolling, as well as partial loading of files.
- less-mouse — less with mouse scrolling support. It is present in the AUR as broken link: package not found]. AUR[
- most — A pager with support for multiple windows, left and right scrolling, and built-in colour support
- mcview — A pager with mouse and colour support. It is bundled with midnight commander.
- vimpager — A script that turns vim into a pager. As a result, you get various vim features such as colour schemes, mouse support, split screens, etc.
See also Wikipedia:Microsoft Compiled HTML Help.
- ChmSee — CHM viewer based on xulrunner.
- Kchmviewer — Qt-based CHM viewer that uses chmlib and borrows some ideas from xchm. It does not depend on KDE, but it can be compiled to integrate with it.
- xCHM — Lightweight CHM viewer, based on chmlib.
- hnb (hierarchical notebook) — Program to organize many kinds of data (addresses, to-do lists, ideas, book reviews, etc.) in one place using the XML format.
- http://hnb.sourceforge.net/ || AUR
- pynote — Manage notes on the commandline. Stores data in human readable JSON files; provides version control.
- BasKet — Application for organizing, sharing, and taking notes. It can manage various types of information such as to-do lists, links, pictures, and other types, similar to a scrapbook.
- Cherrytree — Hierarchical note taking application, featuring rich text and syntax highlighting, storing data in a single xml or sqlite file.
- Gnote — Experimental port of Tomboy to C++.
- KeepNote — Cross-platform GTK+ note-taking application with rich text formatting.
- http://keepnote.org || AUR
- KJots — Small program which is handy for keeping and organizing miscellaneous notes, part of .
- NoteCase — Portable hierarchical note manager, coded in C++ using bindings to the GTK+ toolkit.
- https://orgmode.org || AUR
- Tomboy — Desktop note-taking application for Linux and Unix with a wiki-like linking system to connect notes together.
- zim — WYSIWYG text editor that aims at bringing the concept of a wiki to the desktop.
- For detailed guides, see the main ArchWiki page, Security.
See also Wikipedia:Comparison of firewalls.
See the main article: Firewalls.
- Arpwatch — Tool that monitors ethernet activity and keeps a database of Ethernet/IP address pairings.
- Honeyd — Tool that allows the user to set up and run multiple virtual hosts on a computer network.
- http://www.honeyd.org/ || AUR
- IPTraf — Console-based network monitoring utility.
- Nmap — Security scanner used to discover hosts and services on a computer network, thus creating a "map" of the network.
- Ntop — Network probe that shows network usage in a way similar to what top does for processes.
- https://www.ntop.org/ || AUR
- PortBunny — Extremly fast console port scanner.
- https://web.archive.org/web/20160305042110/http://recurity-labs.com/portbunny/portbunny.shtml || AUR[broken link: package not found]
- Snort — Network intrusion prevention and detection system.
- https://www.snort.org/ || AUR
- Sshguard — Daemon that protects SSH and other services against brute-force attacts, similar to Fail2ban.
- vnStat — Console-based network traffic monitor that keeps a log of network traffic for the selected interfaces.
- Wireshark — Network protocol analyzer that lets you capture and interactively browse the traffic running on a computer network.
- Nessus — Comprehensive vulnerability scanning program.
- Tripwire — Intrusion detection system.
- AIDE — File and directory integrity checker.
- http://aide.sourceforge.net/ || AUR
- Logwatch — Customizable log analysis system.
- Swatch — Utility that can monitor just about any type of log.
- Tcpdump — Common console-based packet analyzer that allows the user to intercept and display TCP/IP and other packets being transmitted or received over a network.
See also Wikipedia:Comparison of backup software.
See the main article: Backup programs.
- slock — Very simple and lightweight X screen locker. Offers only a black background when locked, there are no animations or text fields.
- sflock — Simple screen locker utility for X, based on slock. Provides a very basic user feedback.
- sxlock — Fork of sflock with a few enhancements. Provides basic user feedback, uses PAM authentication, supports DPMS and RandR.
- bc — Arbitrary precision calculator language.
- calc — Arbitrary precision console calculator.
- Extcalc — Qt-based scientfic graphical calculator.
- galculator — GTK+ based scientific calculator.
- GCalctool — Scientific calculator included in the GNOME desktop.
- https://www.gnome.org || AUR
- KAlgebra — Calculator and 3D plotter included in KDE EDU.
- https://www.kde.org/applications/education/kalgebra/[dead link 2021-05-17 ⓘ] || [broken link: package not found]
- KCalc — Scientific calculator included in the KDE desktop.
- Qalculate — Calculator and equation solver with fault-tolerant parsing, constant recognition and units.
- SpeedCrunch — Fast, high precision and powerful cross-platform calculator.
- xcalc — Scientific calculator for X with algebraic and reverse polish notation modes.
- Fermat — Computer algebra system that does arithmetic of arbitrarily long integers and fractions, multivariate polynomials, symbolic calculations, matrices over polynomial rings, graphics, and other numerical calculations.
- http://home.bway.net/lewis/ || AUR
- GAP — Computer algebra system for computational discrete algebra with particular emphasis on computational group theory.
- Mathomatic — General purpose Computer Algebra System written in C.
- PARI/GP — Computer algebra system designed for fast computations in number theory.
- Xcas — User interface to Giac, a free, basic computer algebra system.
- https://www-fourier.ujf-grenoble.fr/~parisse/giac.html || [broken link: replaced by ]
- EngLab — Cross-compile mathematical platform with a C like syntax.
- http://englab.bugfest.net || AUR
- Euler — Numerical application designed for higher level math such as calculus, optimization, and statistics that uses Maxima for symbolic operations.
- FreeMat — Matlab-like program that supports many of its functions and features a codeless interface to external C, C++, and Fortran code, further parallel distributed algorithm development (via MPI), and 3D visualization capabilities.
- PyLab — Collection of Python modules (pyplot, numpy, etc.) used for scientific calculations.
- https://matplotlib.org/ || AUR
- Sage — Mathematics software system, that combines many existing open-source packages into a common Python interface. Alternative to Magma, Maple, Mathematica and Matlab.
- Scilab — Matlab alternative used for numerical computations. Its syntax is not equivalent to that of Matlab, but it can be easily converted.
- https://www.scilab.org/ || AUR
- JAGS (Just another Gibbs sampler) — Cross-platform program for analysis of Bayesian hierarchical models using Markov Chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) simulation.
- PSPP — Free SPSS implementation.
- R — Software environment for statistical computing and graphics.
- RKWard — Frontend for the statistical language R.
- Extrema — Visualization and data analysis tool.
- Fityk — Curve fitting and data analysis application, predominantly used to fit analytical, bell-shaped functions to experimental data.
- https://fityk.nieto.pl/ || AUR
- Gnuplot — Command-line program that can generate 2D and 3D plots of functions, data, and data fits.
- Grace — WYSIWYG 2D graph plotting tool.
- https://plasma-gate.weizmann.ac.il/Grace/ || AUR AUR AUR
- LabPlot — Free software data analysis and visualization application, similar to SciDAVis.
- QtiPlot — Platform-independent application used for interactive scientific graphing and data analysis, similar to the proprietary Origin or SigmaPlot.
- ROOT — Data analysis program and library (originally for particle physics) developed by CERN.
- SciDAVis — Fork of QtiPlot with the goal of being better documented and more user friendly.
See also List of applications#Spreadsheets
- BALL (Biochemical Algorithms Library) — Application framework in C++ that provides an extensive set of data structures as well as classes for molecular nechanics, advanced solvation methods, comparison and analysis of protein structures, file import/export, and visualization.
- BioJava — Set of Java tools for computational biology, as well as bioinformatics.
- Biopython — Python package with tools for computational biology, as well as bioinformatics.
- EMBOSS (European Molecular Biology Open Software Suite) — Open source software analysis package specially developed for the needs of the molecular biology and bioinformatics user community.
- MEGA (Molecular Evolutionary Genetics Analysis) — Integrated tool for conducting automatic and manual sequence alignment, inferring phylogenetic trees, mining web-based databases, estimating rates of molecular evolution, inferring ancestral sequences, and testing evolutionary hypotheses.
- MUMmer — Bioinformatics software system for sequence alignment based on suffix trees.
- UGENE — Application that integrates dozens of well-known biological tools and algorithms, providing both graphical user and command-line interfaces.
- Avogadro — Editor, viewer and simulator for 3D molecule structures (also supports downloading files from the Protein Data Bank).
- BALLView — Standalone molecular modeling and visualization application, part of the BALL framework.
- https://www.ballview.org/ || AUR
- Ghemical — Computational chemistry software package used to edit, view and simulate molecular structures.
- PyMOL — Open-source molecular visualization system that can produce high quality 3D images of small molecules and biological macromolecules, such as proteins.
- RasMol — Computer program written for molecular graphics visualization intended and used primarily for the depiction and exploration of biological macromolecule structures.
- BKChem — Practical and goodlooking skeletal formula molecule drawing program.
- Chemtool — GTK+-based program for drawing chemical structural formulas.
- EasyChem — Simple skeletal formula molecule drawing program with a focus on producing press-quality figures.
- Gabedit — Graphical user interface to computational chemistry packages like GAMESS, Gaussian, MOLCAS, MOLPRO, MPQC, OpenMopac, Firefly (previously PC GAMESS) and Q-Chem.
- XDrawChem — Extensive skeletal formula molecule drawing program (includes spectroscopy prediction).
- gElemental — Periodic table of the elements with additional information.
- Kalzium — Periodic table of the elements with molecule editor and equation solver from the KDE desktop.
- Bioclipse — Java-based visual platform for biochemestry that uses the Eclipse Rich Client Platform (RCP).
- GROMACS (GROningen MAchine for Chemical Simulations) — Versatile package to perform molecular dynamics, i.e. simulate the Newtonian equations of motion for systems with hundreds to millions of particles.
- https://www.gromacs.org || AUR
- Quantum ESPRESSO — Integrated suite of applications for electronic-structure calculations and materials modeling at nanoscale. It is based on density-functional theory, plane waves, and pseudopotentials (both norm-conserving and ultrasoft).
- ImageJ — Java-based image processing and analysing program that provides extensibility via plugins and macros. It is widely used in microscopy (e.g. for cell counting).
- https://rsb.info.nih.gov/ij || AUR
- Fiji — ImageJ distribution (and soon ImageJ2) with a lot of plugins organized into a coherent menu structure.
- Celestia — 3D astronomy simulation program that allows users to travel through an extensive universe, modeled after reality, at any speed, in any direction and at any time in history.
- GIMP Astronomy Plugins — Set of GIMP plugins for astronomical image processing.
- GoQat — Camera acquisition software, especially for QSI cameras, that provides other features such as autoguiding, focusing help and others.
- KStars — Planetarium application that provides an accurate graphical simulation of the night sky, from any location on Earth, at any date and time. It is included in KDE Edu.
- Open PHD Guiding — Telescope autoguiding software based on the famous PHD Guiding.
- Qastrocam-g2 — Webcam acquisition software for planetary imaging.
- Skychart / Cartes du Ciel — Planetarium that maps out and labels most of the constellations, planets, and objects you can see with a telescope. It can also download Digitized Sky Survey Charts and superimpose images over these charts.
- StarPlot — 3-dimensional star chart viewer.
- http://starplot.org/ || AUR
- Stellarium — Beautiful 3D planetarium that uses OpenGL to render a realistic sky in real time.
- XEphem — Motif-based ephemeris and planetarium program.
See also Wikipedia:Comparison of EDA software.
- gEDA — Full suite and toolkit of Electronic Design Automation tools that are used for electrical circuit design, schematic capture, simulation, prototyping, and production.
- KiCAD — Software suite for electronic design automation (EDA) that facilitates the design of schematics for electronic circuits and their conversion to PCB (printed circuit board).
- KLogic — Application used for easily building and simulating digital circuits.
- KTechLab — IDE for electronic and PIC microcontroller circuit design and simulation featuring an extensive circuit designer with autorouting and simulation of all common electronic components and logic elements.
- Oregano — Graphical software application for schematic capture and simulation of electrical circuits. The actual simulation is done by the ngspice or Gnucap engines.
- QElectroTech — Application used to draw advanced electrical circuits.
- https://qelectrotech.org/ || AUR
- Qucs — Electronics circuit simulator application that gives you the ability to set up a circuit with a graphical user interface and simulate its large-signal, small-signal and noise behaviour.
- http://qucs.sourceforge.net/ || AUR
- Code_Aster — Software package for Civil and Structural Engineering finite element analysis and numeric simulation in structural mechanics.
- https://www.code-aster.org || AUR
- Step — Two-dimensional physics simulation engine that is included in the KDE desktop as part of KDE Edu.
- ConvertAll — Unit conversion application that allows one to combine units in any way (e.g. inches per decade), even if it does not make sense.
- Gonvert — Conversion utility that allows conversion between many units like CGS, Ancient, Imperial with many categories like length, mass, numbers, etc.
- Units — Command-line unit converter and calculator that can handle multiplicative scale changes, nonlinear conversions such as Fahrenheit to Celsius or wire gauge and others.
The default installation of Arch provides Bash as shell interpreter and does not contain any Desktop Environment, therefore forces users to choose one themselves. Most Arch boxes run some X11 Window Manager and/or Desktop Environment, but of course there are still people who prefer doing everyday tasks in bare console.
See also Wikipedia:Comparison of command shells.
See the main article: Command shell.
- dtach — Program that emulates the detach feature of GNU Screen.
- GNU Screen — Full-screen window manager that multiplexes a physical terminal.
- tmux — BSD licensed terminal multiplexer.
See the main article: Desktop environment#List of desktop environments.
- dvtm — dwm-style window manager in the console.
- twin — Text-mode window manager.
- see also #Terminal_multiplexers which offer some of the functions of window managers for the console
See the main article: Window manager#List of window managers.
See also Wikipedia:Pager (GUI).
- IPager — A configurable pager with transparency, originally developed for Fluxbox.
- Neap — An non-intrusive and light pager that runs in the notification area of your panel.
- Netwmpager — A NetWM/EWMH compatible pager.
- Pager — A highly configurable pager compatible with Openbox Multihead.
任務欄 / 面板 / Dock
- Avant Window Navigator — Lightweight dock which sits at the bottom of the screen.
- Bmpanel — Lightweight, NETWM compliant panel.
- Cairo-Dock — Highly customizable dock and launcher application.
- Docker — Docking application which acts as a system tray.
- Docky — Full fledged dock application that makes opening common applications and managing windows easier and quicker.
- fbpanel — Lightweight, NETWM compliant desktop panel.
- KoolDock — KDE3 docker with great effects that tries to resemble the OS X dock.
- LXPanel — Lightweight X11 desktop panel and part of the LXDE desktop.
- PerlPanel — The ideal accompaniment to a light-weight Window Manager such as OpenBox, or a desktop-drawing program like iDesk.
- PyPanel — Lightweight panel/taskbar written in Python and C.
- qtpanel — Project to create useful and beautiful panel in Qt.
- Stalonetray — Stand-alone system tray.
- Tint2 — Simple panel/taskbar developed specifically for Openbox.
- Trayer — Lightweight GTK+-based systray.
- wbar — Quick launch bar developed with speed in mind.
- Xfce Panel — Panel included in the Xfce desktop.
- ADeskBar — Easy, simple and unobtrusive application launcher for Openbox.
- Bashrun2 — Provides a different, barebones approach to a run dialog, using a specialized Bash session within a small xterm window.
- dmenu — Fast and lightweight dynamic menu for X which is also useful as an application launcher.
- Fehlstart — Small GTK+-based application launcher.
- Gmrun — Lightweight GTK+-based application launcher, with the ability to run programs inside a terminal and other handy features.
- GNOME Do — Application launcher inspired by Quicksilver with many plugins, originally developed for the GNOME desktop.
- https://do.cooperteam.net/ || AUR
- Kupfer — Convenient command and access tool for the GNOME desktop that can launch applications, open documents and access different types of objects and act on them.
- Launchy — Very popular cross-platform application launcher with a plugin-based system used to provide extra functionality.
- Synapse — Synapse is a semantic launcher written in Vala that you can use to start applications as well as find and access relevant documents and files by making use of the Zeitgeist engine.
A few simple shutdown managers are available:
- exitx — A logout dialog for Openbox that uses Sudo.
- http://www.linuxsir.com/bbs/lastpostinthread350740.html[dead link 2021-05-17 ⓘ] || AUR[broken link: package not found]
- exitx-polkit — A GTK logout dialog for Openbox with PolicyKit support.
- exitx-systemd — A GTK logout dialog for Openbox with systemd support.
- oblogout — A graphical logout script for Openbox that may be used with other WMs.
- obshutdown — A great GTK/Cairo based shutdown manager for Openbox and other window managers.
- Anjuta — Versatile IDE with project management, an application wizard, an interactive debugger, a source editor, version control support and many more tools.
- Bluefish — GTK+ editor/IDE with an MDI interface, syntax highlighting and support for Python plugins.
- Bluej — Fully featured Java IDE used mainly for educational and beginner purposes.
- https://bluej.org/ || AUR
- Code::Blocks — Open source and cross-platform C/C++ IDE.
- Cloud9 — State-of-the-art IDE that runs in your browser and lives in the cloud, allowing you to run, debug and deploy applications from anywhere, anytime.
- Eclipse — Open source community project, which aims to provide a universal development platform.
- Editra — Multi-platform text editor with an implementation that focuses on creating an easy to use interface and features that aid in code development.
- http://www.editra.org || AUR
- Eric — Full-featured Python 3.x and Ruby IDE in PyQt4.
- Gambas — Free development environment based on a Basic interpreter with object extensions.
- Geany — Text editor using the GTK+ toolkit with basic features of an integrated development environment.
- IntelliJ IDEA — IDE for Java, Groovy and other programming languages with advanced refactoring features.
- KDevelop — Feature-full, plugin extensible IDE for C/C++ and other programming languages.
- Lazarus — Cross-platform IDE for Object Pascal.
- MonkeyStudio — Monkey Studio (MkS) is a cross platform IDE written in C++/Qt 4. Syntax highlighting for more than 22 programming languages.
- MonoDevelop — Cross-platform IDE targeted for the Mono and .NET frameworks.
- PyCharm — IDE used for programming in Python with support for code analysis, debugging, unit testing, version control and web development with Django.
- QDevelop — Free and cross-platform IDE for Qt.
- Qt Creator — Lightweight, cross-platform C++ integrated development environment with a focus on Qt.
- esniper — Simple, lightweight tool for sniping eBay auctions.
- GnuCash — Financial application that implements a double-entry book-keeping system with features for small business accounting.
- Grisbi — Personal finance system which manages third party, expenditure and receipt categories, as well as budgetary lines, financial years, and other information that makes it suitable for associations.
- https://www.grisbi.org/ || AUR
- HomeBank — Easy to use finance manager that can analyse your personal finance in detail using powerful filtering tools and graphs.
- KMyMoney — Personal finance manager that operates in a similar way to Microsoft Money. It supports different account types, categorisation of expenses and incomes, reconciliation of bank accounts and import/export to the “QIF” file format.
- Ledger — Ledger is a powerful, double-entry accounting system that is accessed from the UNIX command-line.
- Skrooge — Personal finances manager for the KDE desktop.
- openerp — Open source erp system purely in python.
- Calcurse — Text-based ncurses calendar and scheduling system.
- Doneyet — Ncurses-based hierarchical To-do list manager written in C++.
- Pal — Very lightweight calendar with both interactive and non-interactive interfaces.
- Remind — Highly sophisticated text-based calendaring and notification system.
- Taskwarrior — Command-line To-do list application with support for lua customization and more.
- Todo.txt — Small command-line To-do manager.
- http://todotxt.org/ || AUR
- TuDu — Ncurses-based hierarchical To-do list manager with vim-like keybindings.
- When — Simple personal calendar program.
- Wyrd — Text-based front-end to Remind, a calendar and alarm program used on UNIX and Linux computers.
- etm (Event and Task Manager) — Simple application with a "Getting Things Done!" approach to handling events, tasks, activities, reminders and projects.
- Glista — Simple GTK+ To-do list manager with notes support.
- GTG (Getting Things GNOME!) — Personal tasks and To-do list items organizer for the GNOME desktop.
- https://gtgnome.net/ || AUR
- Hamster — Time tracking application that helps you to keep track on how much time you have spent during the day on activities you choose to track.
- KOrganizer — Calendar and scheduling program, part of .
- https://www.kde.org/applications/office/korganizer/ || [broken link: package not found]
- Lightning — Extension to Mozilla Thunderbird that provides calendar and task support.
- Orage — GTK+ calendar and task manager often seen integrated with Xfce.
- Osmo — GTK+ personal organizer, which includes calendar, tasks manager and address book modules.
- Rachota — Portable time tracker for personal projects.
- Task Coach — Simple open source To-do manager to manage personal tasks and To-do lists.
- http://taskcoach.org || AUR
- Tasque — Easy quick task management app written in C Sharp.
- TkRemind — Sophisticated calendar and alarm program.
- wxRemind — Python text and graphical frontend to Remind.
An emulator is a program which serves to replicate the functions of another platform or system so as to allow applications and games to be run in environments they were not programmed for.
- DeSmuME — Nintendo DS emulator.
- Dolphin — Very nice GameCube and Wii emulator.
- epsxe — Emulator for the PlayStation video game console for x86-based PC hardware.
- https://www.epsxe.com/ || AUR
- fakenes — NES (Nintendo Famicom) emulator.
- FCEUX — NTSC and PAL 8 bit Nintendo/Famicom emulator that is an evolution of the original FCE Ultra emulator. It is accurate, compatible and actively maintained.
- Gens2 — Emulator for Sega Genesis, Sega CD and 32X that is written in assembly language and no longer actively developed.
- activate OpenGL, set video resolution per custom to 1024x600 for streched full-screen or 800x600 for non-streched;
- use "Normal" renderer, I could not find a visible advantage with the other ones.
- Gens-GS — Gens2, rewritten in C++, combining features from various Gens forks.
- gngeo — Command-line NeoGeo emulator.
- higan — Multisystem emulator focusing on accuracy, supporting SNES, NES, GB, GBC, GBA.
- https://code.google.com/p/higan/ || [broken link: package not found] [broken link: package not found]
- mednafen — Command line driven multi system emulator.
- Mupen64Plus — Highly compatible Nintendo 64 emulator with plugin system.
- https://code.google.com/p/mupen64plus/ || and AUR (graphical frontend)
- pSX — A not plugin-based PlayStation emulator with fairly high compatibility.
- PCSXR — PlayStation emulator; Debian fork of the abandoned original PCSX
- https://pcsxr.codeplex.com/ || AUR
- PCSX2 — PlayStation 2 emulator. It is still being maintained and developed. It requires BIOS files.
- snes-9x — Portable, freeware Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) emulator.
- Visual Boy Advance — Game Boy emulator with Game Boy Advance, Game Boy Color, and Super Game Boy support.
- ZSNES — Highly compatible Super Nintendo emulator.
- DOSBox — Open-source DOS emulator which primarily focuses on running DOS Games.
- DOSEmu — Open-source DOS emulator.
- MAME — Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator.
- ResidualVM — Cross-platform 3D game interpreter which allows you to play LucasArts' Lua-based 3D adventures.
- http://residualvm.org/ || AUR
- RetroArch — Frontend to libretro (emulation library, using modified versions of existing emulators as plugins).
- ScummVM — Virtual machine for old school adventures.
- X Neko Project II — PC-9801 emulator.
- https://www.nonakap.org/np2/ || AUR
See the main article: Amateur radio#Software list.
- List of games
- List of terminal applications with their screenshots and reviews
- Arch Linux Forums / LnF Awards 2011 - The best Light & Fast apps of 2011.
- Arch Linux Forums / LnF Awards 2012 - The best Light & Fast apps of 2012.
- https://sourceforge.net/ open source software
- Wikipedia:List of open source software packages
- https://linuxappfinder.com/alternatives - Windows and OS X Software Alternatives
- https://alternativeto.net/ - find alternatives to popular programs
- https://www.linuxalt.com/ - Linux equivalents of Windows software
- http://lin-app.com/ - on-line information service of various commercial applications and games for Linux