Linux Software Overview

Most of the Linux software is free and open source meaning that the code can be examined by everyone in the Linux community. This leads to security in the code, but also for the ability of other users in the community to add features, improve the software, and release new versions. The end result is a lot of no or low cost software that can effectively replace much of the software that usually requires high costs or now days subscription services. Browse the overviews of Linux software to see how switching to Linux can help your productivity.

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Brief Introduction to Linux Software


Audacity

Audacity is a free and open source program for anyone who needs an audio recorder or editor.

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gThumb

gThumb is a great lightweight program for viewing and organizing photos.

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GIMP

GIMP is a great Linux program for anyone who needs to edit images.

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LibreWriter

LibreWriter is the most popular Linux word processor. It supports other file formats and can export documents directly to PDF.

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