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recommendedapps [2012/11/02 03:17]
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recommendedapps [2014/12/18 09:29] (current)
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 This page contains various suggested applications for the Xfce desktop environment. This page contains various suggested applications for the Xfce desktop environment.
-These applications do not require heavy dependencies and/or fit in the Xfce philosophy ​to be light on memory usage.+These applications do not require heavy dependencies and/or fit in the Xfce philosophy ​of being light on memory usage.
  
 {{:​wiki:​information.png|}} //There is a secondary page with suggested [[consoleaddict|command line tools]], but only for the console-guru inside you.// {{:​wiki:​information.png|}} //There is a secondary page with suggested [[consoleaddict|command line tools]], but only for the console-guru inside you.//
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 ==== Terminal ==== ==== Terminal ====
   * Description:​ Vte based/​gtk+-2 lightweight X-terminal   * Description:​ Vte based/​gtk+-2 lightweight X-terminal
-  * Website: http://​www.os-cillation.com+  * Website: http://​www.os-cillation.de/​open-source-projekte/​xfce-terminal/​
   * Remarks: **Xfce project**   * Remarks: **Xfce project**
- 
 ==== Tilda ==== ==== Tilda ====
   * Description:​ Quake-styled Terminal   * Description:​ Quake-styled Terminal
-  * Website: http://tilda.sourceforge.net/​wiki/index.php/Main_Page +  * Website: http://​sourceforge.net/​projects/tilda/?​source=directory 
 +  * GitHub repository: https://​github.com/​tsloughter/​tilda/​
 ==== fbxkb ==== ==== fbxkb ====
   * Description:​ Keyboard layout indicator and switcher   * Description:​ Keyboard layout indicator and switcher
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   * Description:​ A minimal policykit authentication agent.   * Description:​ A minimal policykit authentication agent.
   * Website: http://​blog.lxde.org/?​p=674   * Website: http://​blog.lxde.org/?​p=674
 +  * Remarks: now included in lxsession
 +
 +==== PolicyKit-MATE ====
 +  * Description:​ lightweight Authentication Agent for PolicyKit and MATE.
 +  * Website: http://​git.mate-desktop.org/​mate-polkit/​
 ==== LightDM ==== ==== LightDM ====
   * Description:​ A lightweight display manager   * Description:​ A lightweight display manager
   * Website: https://​launchpad.net/​lightdm   * Website: https://​launchpad.net/​lightdm
 +  * Remarks: not really lightweight on dependencies ​
 ==== SLiM ==== ==== SLiM ====
   * Description:​ Desktop-independent graphical login manager for X11   * Description:​ Desktop-independent graphical login manager for X11
-  * Website: http://​slim.berlios.de+  * Website: http://​sourceforge.net/​projects/​slim.berlios/
  
 ==== Meta Tracker ==== ==== Meta Tracker ====
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   * Description:​ A wired and wireless network manager which aims to provide a simple interface to connect to networks with a wide variety of settings.   * Description:​ A wired and wireless network manager which aims to provide a simple interface to connect to networks with a wide variety of settings.
   * Website: http://​wicd.sourceforge.net/​   * Website: http://​wicd.sourceforge.net/​
 +  * Remarks: //python application//​
  
 +==== ConnMan ====
 +  * Description:​ ConnMan is a daemon for managing Internet connections within embedded device and integrates a vast range of communication features usually split between many daemons such as DHCP, DNS and NTP. The result of this consolidation is low memory consumption with a fast, coherent, synchronized reaction to changing network conditions.
 +  * Website: https://​01.org/​connman
 +  * ConnMan-UI-gtk:​ https://​github.com/​tbursztyka/​connman-ui
 +  * connman-ncurses:​ https://​github.com/​eurogiciel-oss/​connman-json-client
 +  * connman-dmenu:​ https://​github.com/​march-linux/​connman_dmenu
 +==== Ceni ====
 +  * Description:​ A Curses user interface for configuring network interfaces with ifupdown.
 +  * Manual: http://​manual.siduction.org/​en/​inet-ceni-en.htm
 +  * Source: http://​chili.siduction.org/​projects/​siduction/​wiki/​Ceni
 ==== Wpa_supplicant ==== ==== Wpa_supplicant ====
   * Description:​ A wired and wireless network manager which provides connections to networks with a wide variety of settings.   * Description:​ A wired and wireless network manager which provides connections to networks with a wide variety of settings.
   * Manpage: http://​linux.die.net/​man/​5/​wpa_supplicant.conf   * Manpage: http://​linux.die.net/​man/​5/​wpa_supplicant.conf
   * Remarks: //Installed as a dependency by most other network managers (e.g., Wicd), however can be used directly in roaming mode and via gui interface using wpa-gui//   * Remarks: //Installed as a dependency by most other network managers (e.g., Wicd), however can be used directly in roaming mode and via gui interface using wpa-gui//
- 
-==== Figaro'​s Password Manager 2 (fpm2) ==== 
-  * Description:​ GTK+2 password manager tool 
-  * Website: http://​als.regnet.cz/​fpm2/​ 
  
 ==== Font-manager ==== ==== Font-manager ====
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   * Remarks: //Can pull *some* gnome dependencies (printing is based on libgnomeprint,​ for example.) Compile yourself to avoid them //   * Remarks: //Can pull *some* gnome dependencies (printing is based on libgnomeprint,​ for example.) Compile yourself to avoid them //
  
-==== Epdfview ​==== +==== Zathura ​==== 
-  * Description: ​A free lightweight PDF document viewer +  * Description: ​minimalistic ​document viewer, that mainly focuses on keyboard interaction. 
-  * Website: ​ http://www.emma-soft.com/projects/epdfview/+  * Website: http://pwmt.org/projects/zathura/
  
 +==== MuPDF ====
 +  * Description:​ a lightweight PDF and XPS viewer
 +  * Website: http://​www.mupdf.com/​
 ==== Gnumeric ==== ==== Gnumeric ====
   * Description:​ Spreadsheet application   * Description:​ Spreadsheet application
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   * Remarks: **Xfce project**   * Remarks: **Xfce project**
  
-==== Postler ​==== +==== xombrero ​==== 
-  * Description:​ A lean mail reader ​with an opinionated interface +  * Description:​ A minimalist web browser ​with sophisticated security features designed-in 
-  * Website: https://bugs.launchpad.net/postler +  * Website: https://opensource.conformal.com/wiki/​xombrero
-  * Remarks: Affiliated with Elementary Project+
  
-==== Claws Mail ==== +==== Kazehakase ​==== 
-  * Description: ​Email Client, News Reader, Feed Reader, Calendar ... +  * Description: ​A GTK+ web browser based on the Webkit or Gecko engine 
-  * Website: http://www.claws-mail.org +  * Website: http://kazehakase.sourceforge.jp
-  * Remarks: Formerly known as Sylpheed Claws, can publish calendar data to [[http://​www.xfce.org/​projects/​orage/​|Orage]].+
  
 +==== Dillo ====
 +  * Description:​ web-browser that is only 420 kilobytes in size and is based on GTK1 libraries, it is very fast however provides limited functionality.
 +  * Website: http://​www.dillo.org/​
 +  * Remarks: // viewed at: http://​linuxondesktop.blogspot.com/​2007/​03/​13-applications-to-install-on-ubuntu.html //
  
 +==== Chromium ====
 +  * Description:​ lightweight & fast WebKit-based Webbrowser
 +  * Website: http://​code.google.com/​chromium/​
  
-==== Xchat ==== +==== Sylpheed ​==== 
-  * Description: ​GTK+-2 based IRC client +  * Description: ​Slim but fully featured, ​GTK+ based Email Client (and News Reader) 
-  * Website: http://www.xchat.org+  * Website: http://​sylpheed.sraoss.jp/​en 
 +  *  
 +==== Claws Mail ==== 
 +  * Description:​ Email Client, News Reader, Feed Reader, Calendar ... 
 +  * Website: http://www.claws-mail.org 
 +  * Remarks: //Formerly known as Sylpheed Claws, can publish calendar data to [[http://​www.xfce.org/​projects/​orage/​|Orage]].//​
  
 ==== Balsa ==== ==== Balsa ====
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   * Remarks: depends on gnome-icon-theme,​ depends on libgtkhtml which needs libgnomeui)   * Remarks: depends on gnome-icon-theme,​ depends on libgtkhtml which needs libgnomeui)
  
-==== Gajim ==== +==== Geary  ​==== 
-  * Description: ​Full-supported Jabber Client +  * Description: ​A lightweight,​ easy-to-use, feature-rich email client 
-  * Website: http://www.gajim.org/ +  * Website: http://redmine.yorba.org/projects/​geary/​wiki 
-  * Remarks: //Python application//+ 
 +==== Postler ==== 
 +  * Description:​ A lean mail reader with an opinionated interface 
 +  * Website: https://​bugs.launchpad.net/​postler 
 +  * Remarks: //Discontinued//
  
 ==== Liferea ==== ==== Liferea ====
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   * Website: http://​deluge-torrent.org   * Website: http://​deluge-torrent.org
   * Remarks: //python application//​   * Remarks: //python application//​
- 
-==== Sylpheed ==== 
-  * Description:​ Slim but fully featured, GTK+ 2.x based Email Client (and News Reader) 
-  * Website: http://​sylpheed.sraoss.jp/​en 
-  * Remarks: Can support gnome, if wished 
  
 ==== Transmission ==== ==== Transmission ====
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   * Website: http://​jitsi.org/​   * Website: http://​jitsi.org/​
   * Remarks: Formerly known as SIP Communicator   * Remarks: Formerly known as SIP Communicator
 +
 +==== Xchat ====
 +  * Description:​ A GTK+-2 based IRC client
 +  * Website: http://​www.xchat.org
 +
 +==== Gajim ====
 +  * Description:​ Full-supported Jabber Client
 +  * Website: http://​www.gajim.org/​
 +  * Remarks: //Python application//​
  
 ==== Linphone ==== ==== Linphone ====
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   * Description:​ GTK+ 2 GUI for the Licq Instant Messenger   * Description:​ GTK+ 2 GUI for the Licq Instant Messenger
   * Website: http://​icqnd.sourceforge.net   * Website: http://​icqnd.sourceforge.net
- 
-==== Kazehakase ==== 
-  * Description:​ A GTK+ web browser based on the Webkit or Gecko engine 
-  * Website: http://​kazehakase.sourceforge.jp 
- 
-==== Dillo ==== 
-  * Description:​ web-browser that is only 420 kilobytes in size and is based on GTK1 libraries, it is very fast however provides limited functionality. 
-  * Website: http://​www.dillo.org/​ 
-  * Remarks: // viewed at: http://​linuxondesktop.blogspot.com/​2007/​03/​13-applications-to-install-on-ubuntu.html // 
  
 ==== pyNeighborhood ==== ==== pyNeighborhood ====
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   * Website: http://​yarssr.sourceforge.net/​   * Website: http://​yarssr.sourceforge.net/​
   * Remark: //PERL application//​   * Remark: //PERL application//​
- 
-==== Chromium ==== 
-  * Description:​ lightweight & fast WebKit-based Webbrowser 
-  * Website: http://​code.google.com/​chromium/​ 
- 
  
 ===== Multimedia: Playback (GStreamer) ===== ===== Multimedia: Playback (GStreamer) =====
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   * Description:​ multimedia framework   * Description:​ multimedia framework
   * Website: http://​gstreamer.freedesktop.org/​   * Website: http://​gstreamer.freedesktop.org/​
-  * Remarks: many frontends.+  * Remarks: many frontends, codecs come in packages they can not be installed independent
  
 ==== Parole ==== ==== Parole ====
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   * Description:​ A fork and rewrite of Beep Media Player   * Description:​ A fork and rewrite of Beep Media Player
   * Website: http://​audacious-media-player.org   * Website: http://​audacious-media-player.org
-  * Remarks: comes with a GTK+ UI+  * Remarks: comes with a GTK+ UI, Winamp 2.x skin support
  
 ==== Aqualung ==== ==== Aqualung ====
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 ==== DeaDBeeF ==== ==== DeaDBeeF ====
-  * Description: ​Ultimate Music Player For GNU/Linux+  * Description: ​A very lightweight plugin based GTK2 or GTK3 music player
   * Website: http://​deadbeef.sourceforge.net/​   * Website: http://​deadbeef.sourceforge.net/​
-  * Remark: ​It has Foobar-like ​interface+  * Remark: ​Fully customizable ​interface, massive file format support even without big frameworks like GStreamer
  
 ==== Potamus ==== ==== Potamus ====
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   * Website: http://​www.videolan.org   * Website: http://​www.videolan.org
   * Remarks: Qt4   * Remarks: Qt4
 +
 +==== mpv ====
 +  * Description:​ mpv is a fork of mplayer2 and MPlayer. It shares some features with the former projects while introducing many more.
 +  * Website: http://​mpv.io
 +  * Remarks: Qt
 +==== KISS Player ====
 +  * Description:​ A simple, cross-platform and lightweight music player
 +  * Website: http://​sf.net/​p/​kissplayer/​
 +  * Remarks: FLTK and FMOD
  
  
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 ==== Tagtool ==== ==== Tagtool ====
   * Description:​ A program to edit ID3 tags   * Description:​ A program to edit ID3 tags
-  * Website: http://​pwp.netcabo.pt/​paol/​tagtool/​+  * Website: ​<del>http://​pwp.netcabo.pt/​paol/​tagtool/​</​del> ​ Invalid Link
  
 ==== HandBrake ==== ==== HandBrake ====
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   * Description:​ Lightweight image viewer. It was forked from GQview.   * Description:​ Lightweight image viewer. It was forked from GQview.
   * Website: http://​geeqie.sourceforge.net/​   * Website: http://​geeqie.sourceforge.net/​
 +
 +==== gtkam ====
 +  * Description:​ gtkam is the official GTK2 GUI for libgphoto2. Browse you photos from your camera.
 +  * Website: http://​gphoto.sourceforge.net/​proj/​gtkam/​
  
 ==== Gimmage ==== ==== Gimmage ====
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   * Description:​ GNU Image Manipulation Program   * Description:​ GNU Image Manipulation Program
   * Website: http://​www.gimp.org   * Website: http://​www.gimp.org
 +  * Remarks: heavie dependencies
  
 +==== Pinta ====
 +  * Description:​ easy to use drawing/​editing program.
 +  * Website: http://​pinta-project.com/​
 +  * Remarks: Mono Application
 ==== gpicview ==== ==== gpicview ====
   * Description:​ A Simple and Fast GTK+ Image Viewer   * Description:​ A Simple and Fast GTK+ Image Viewer
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   * Description:​ Full featured open source SVG editor   * Description:​ Full featured open source SVG editor
   * Website: http://​www.inkscape.org   * Website: http://​www.inkscape.org
 +  * Remarks: //Can pull *some* gnome dependencies Compile yourself to avoid them //
 ==== Mirage ==== ==== Mirage ====
   * Description:​ Image viewer and editor   * Description:​ Image viewer and editor
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 ==== Mousepad ==== ==== Mousepad ====
-  * Description:​ Lighweight ​xfce text editor+  * Description:​ Lighweight text editor ​for Xfce
   * Website: http://​www.xfce.org/​projects/​mousepad/​   * Website: http://​www.xfce.org/​projects/​mousepad/​
   * Remarks: **Xfce project**   * Remarks: **Xfce project**
- 
-==== Leafpad ==== 
-  * Description : Lightweight editor 
-  * Website: http://​tarot.freeshell.org/​leafpad/​ 
-  * Remarks: An alternative editor to Mousepad 
  
 ==== Squeeze ==== ==== Squeeze ====
   * Description:​ An archive manager for Xfce   * Description:​ An archive manager for Xfce
   * Website: http://​squeeze.xfce.org/​   * Website: http://​squeeze.xfce.org/​
-  * Remarks: **Xfce project** //Does not currently appear to be under active development//+  * Remarks: **Xfce project** ​ 
 + 
 +==== Thunar ==== 
 +  * Description:​ Modern, fast and intuitive file manager 
 +  * Website: http://www.xfce.org/projects/thunar/ 
 +  * Remarks: **Xfce project** 
 + 
 +==== Leafpad ==== 
 +  * Description : Lightweight editor 
 +  * Website: http://​tarot.freeshell.org/​leafpad/​ 
 +  * Remarks: An alternative editor for Mousepad
  
 ==== Xarchiver ==== ==== Xarchiver ====
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   * Remarks: Some plugins have many dependencies,​ needs composite extension   * Remarks: Some plugins have many dependencies,​ needs composite extension
  
-==== catfish ​==== +==== Catfish ​==== 
-  * Description:​ GTK+desktop search frontend+  * Description:​ GTK+ desktop search frontend
   * Website: http://​software.twotoasts.de/?​page=catfish   * Website: http://​software.twotoasts.de/?​page=catfish
   * Remarks: //python application//​   * Remarks: //python application//​
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   * Website: http://​www.deducer.org/​manual.html   * Website: http://​www.deducer.org/​manual.html
   * Remarks: //A free easy to use alternative to proprietary software such as SPSS, JMP, and Minitab. It is based on JGR and should, generally, to be installed from with-in R//   * Remarks: //A free easy to use alternative to proprietary software such as SPSS, JMP, and Minitab. It is based on JGR and should, generally, to be installed from with-in R//
 +
 +==== Ding ====
 +  * Description:​ An Tk-based offline/​desktop dictionary lookup program for X11/Linux, Unix, which contains a German-English dictionary and works with multiple databases/​text files
 +  * Website: http://​www-user.tu-chemnitz.de/​~fri/​ding/​
  
 ==== emelFM2 ==== ==== emelFM2 ====
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   * Description:​ Small and fast address book   * Description:​ Small and fast address book
   * Website: http://​gfa.sourceforge.net   * Website: http://​gfa.sourceforge.net
 +
 +==== Figaro'​s Password Manager 2 (fpm2) ====
 +  * Description:​ GTK+2 password manager tool
 +  * Website: http://​als.regnet.cz/​fpm2/​
  
 ==== OpenDict ==== ==== OpenDict ====
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   * Website: http://​opendict.idiles.com   * Website: http://​opendict.idiles.com
   * Remarks: //wxPython application//​   * Remarks: //wxPython application//​
- 
-==== Ding ==== 
-  * Description:​ An offline/​desktop dictionary lookup program for X11/Linux, Unix, which contains a German-English dictionary and works with multiple databases/​text files 
-  * Website: http://​www-user.tu-chemnitz.de/​~fri/​ding/​ 
-  * Remarks: Tk based Front-End, Open Source Software, GNU General Public License 
  
 ==== Qalculate! ==== ==== Qalculate! ====
   * Description:​ Multi-purpose desktop calculator   * Description:​ Multi-purpose desktop calculator
   * Website: http://​qalculate.sourceforge.net/​   * Website: http://​qalculate.sourceforge.net/​
 +
 +==== PasswordMaker Java Edition ====
 +  * Description:​ A Java-based cross-platform solution to create unique, secure passwords compatible with PasswordMaker.org
 +  * Website: http://​code.google.com/​p/​passwordmaker-je/​
  
 ==== R Commander ==== ==== R Commander ====
   * Description:​ A basic-statistics GUI for the R programming language, based on the tcltk toolkit   * Description:​ A basic-statistics GUI for the R programming language, based on the tcltk toolkit
   * Website: http://​socserv.mcmaster.ca/​jfox/​Misc/​Rcmdr/​   * Website: http://​socserv.mcmaster.ca/​jfox/​Misc/​Rcmdr/​
-  * Remarks: //On a general basis, ​to be installed from within R//+  * Remarks: //Needs to be installed from within R//
  
 ==== RStudio ==== ==== RStudio ====
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   * Website: http://​recordmydesktop.sourceforge.net/​index.php   * Website: http://​recordmydesktop.sourceforge.net/​index.php
  
 +==== Rodent ====
 +  * Description:​ Advanced file manager
 +  * Website: http://​xffm.org/​
 +  * Remarks: //Formerly Xffm and part of Xfce//
 +
 +==== Skippy-XD ====
 +  * Description:​ Standalone composited Exposé-like window picker for X11
 +  * Website: http://​code.google.com/​p/​skippy-xd/​
  
 ==== Tasks ==== ==== Tasks ====
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