V.2010 Linux (PC)
- Red Hat
- OsMint (https://www.osdisc.com/products/linux/linuxmint?affiliate=linuxmint)
- Linux Mint (https://linuxmint.com/)
In “Accessories”, you can find the following software:
Tool to view, create or extract archive files (zip, tar, ...)
A tool to easily copy and paste special characters (accentuation for instance)
A tool which shows you how your hard drives are partitioned.
A link to open the home directory in Nemo
A tool to look at available fonts
A tool that shows a suitably formated document comparable to this document
Passwords and keys
Manage your passwords and encryption keys
Provides access to graphical desktop environment via synthesized speech and/or refreshable braille
A tool to take screenshots. You can also launch this with the “Print Scrn” key on your keyboard to take screenshots of the desktop, or with “ALT”+”Print Scrn” to take screenshots of the current window.
Gedit, a text editor
An application to take notes
USB Image Writer
A simple tool to write an iso to a usb drive
USB Stick Formatter
A simple tool to clean and format a usb drive
In “Education” you can find the following software:
In “Graphics” you can find the following software:
Create and edit scientific formulas and equations
GIMP Image Editor
An application that lets you modify, convert or even create pictures. The best Linux equivalent to Photoshop.
The Gnome Image Viewer
A graphics application
An application to view and organize your images
A tool to capture images from a scanner
In “Internet” you can find the following software:
Firefox Web Browser
A Web browser
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An IRC chat program. It is configured by default to automatically connect you to the Linux Mint chat room (very useful if you want to talk to other Linux Mint users).
Pidgin Internet Messenger
An Internet Messenger (compatible with AIM, Bonjour, Gadu-Gadu, Google-Talk, GroupWise, ICQ, IRC, MSN, MySpaceIM, QQ, SIMPLE, Sametime, XMPP, Yahoo and Zephyr)
An Email application
A Torrent client.
In “Office” you can find the following software:
A tool for viewing PDF's and other documents
A general starter for this office suite
A database application
A spreadsheet application (alternative to Microsoft Excel and compatible with XLS)
A graphics application
A presentation application to make slides (alternative to Microsoft Powerpoint and compatible with PPT)
A tool to create and edit Math formulas
A word processor (alternative to Microsoft Word and compatible with DOC.)
In “Sound & Video” you can find the following software:
A music application to play online radio, stream music from the Internet and online music services and to listen to your collection of music files (alternative to iTunes). Banshee also manages podcasts, portable players and can rip CDs.
A CD/DVD burning application. Brasero can also make audio CDs from multimedia files.
Totem video player
VLC media player
A video player, notorious for being able to play most video files available on the Web.