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recommendedapps [2013/03/13 22:00]
gratuxri
recommendedapps [2015/07/06 23:06] (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.de/open-source-projekte/xfce-terminal/+  * Website: http://docs.xfce.org/apps/terminal/start
   * Remarks: **Xfce project**   * Remarks: **Xfce project**
-==== Tilda ==== +  ​drop down is now part of the default terminal 
-  ​Description:​ Quake-styled Terminal +==== xfce4-xkb-plugin ​====
-  * Website: http://​sourceforge.net/​projects/​tilda/?​source=directory +
-  * GitHub repository: https://​github.com/​tsloughter/​tilda/​ +
-==== fbxkb ====+
   * Description:​ Keyboard layout indicator and switcher   * Description:​ Keyboard layout indicator and switcher
-  * Website: http://fbxkb.sourceforge.net/+  * Website: http://goodies.xfce.org/projects/​panel-plugins/​xfce4-xkb-plugin
  
 ==== HardInfo ==== ==== HardInfo ====
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   * Website: http://​code.google.com/​p/​key-mon/​   * Website: http://​code.google.com/​p/​key-mon/​
  
-==== LXPolkit ​====+==== xfce-polkit ​====
   * Description:​ A minimal policykit authentication agent.   * Description:​ A minimal policykit authentication agent.
-  * Website: ​http://blog.lxde.org/?p=674+  * Website: ​https://github.com/ncopa/xfce-polkit 
 ==== LightDM ==== ==== LightDM ====
   * Description:​ A lightweight display manager   * Description:​ A lightweight display manager
   * Website: https://​launchpad.net/​lightdm   * Website: https://​launchpad.net/​lightdm
- +  ​Remarksnot really lightweight on dependencies ​
-==== SLiM ==== +
-  ​DescriptionDesktop-independent graphical login manager for X11 +
-  * Website: http://​slim.berlios.de+
  
 ==== 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.
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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 ====
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   * Website: http://​www.lyx.org/​   * Website: http://​www.lyx.org/​
    
- 
 ==== RedNotebook ==== ==== RedNotebook ====
   * Description:​ Graphical diary and journal helping you keep track of notes and thoughts   * Description:​ Graphical diary and journal helping you keep track of notes and thoughts
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   * Website: http://​notecase.sourceforge.net/​   * Website: http://​notecase.sourceforge.net/​
   * Remarks: **Notecase discontinued. NotecasePro is not Free Software**   * Remarks: **Notecase discontinued. NotecasePro is not Free Software**
 +
 ==== Osmo ==== ==== Osmo ====
   * Description:​ Personal organizer that includes calendar, task manager and address book   * Description:​ Personal organizer that includes calendar, task manager and address book
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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: //​Discontinued//+
  
 +==== 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 //
 +
 +==== Chromium ====
 +  * Description:​ lightweight & fast WebKit-based Webbrowser
 +  * Website: http://​code.google.com/​chromium/​
 +
 +==== Sylpheed ====
 +  * Description:​ Slim but fully featured, GTK+ based Email Client (and News Reader)
 +  * Website: http://​sylpheed.sraoss.jp/​en
 +  * 
 ==== Claws Mail ==== ==== Claws Mail ====
   * Description:​ Email Client, News Reader, Feed Reader, Calendar ...   * Description:​ Email Client, News Reader, Feed Reader, Calendar ...
   * Website: http://​www.claws-mail.org   * Website: http://​www.claws-mail.org
   * Remarks: //Formerly known as Sylpheed Claws, can publish calendar data to [[http://​www.xfce.org/​projects/​orage/​|Orage]].//​   * Remarks: //Formerly known as Sylpheed Claws, can publish calendar data to [[http://​www.xfce.org/​projects/​orage/​|Orage]].//​
- 
-==== Geary  ==== 
-  * Description:​ A lightweight,​ easy-to-use,​ feature-rich email client 
-  * Website: http://​redmine.yorba.org/​projects/​geary/​wiki 
- 
-==== Xchat ==== 
-  * Description:​ A GTK+-2 based IRC client 
-  * Website: http://​www.xchat.org 
  
 ==== 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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   * Description:​ Full-featured,​ GTK+ native Bittorrent client   * Description:​ Full-featured,​ GTK+ native Bittorrent client
   * Website: http://​deluge-torrent.org   * Website: http://​deluge-torrent.org
-  * Remarks: //python application//​ +  * Remarks: //python application// ​- It uses twise as memory as Transmission ​and has more dependencesUse  Transmission and if it did not satisfy your needsuse this.
- +
-==== Sylpheed ==== +
-  * Description:​ Slim but fully featured, GTK+ 2.x based Email Client (and News Reader) +
-  * Website: http://​sylpheed.sraoss.jp/​en +
-  * Remarks: Can support gnomeif 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
 +
 +==== HexChat ====
 +  * Description:​ A GTK+-2 based IRC client
 +  * Website: https://​hexchat.github.io/​
 +
 +==== 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:​ lightweight GTK+ music manager/​player   * Description:​ lightweight GTK+ music manager/​player
   * Website: http://​pragha.wikispaces.com/​   * Website: http://​pragha.wikispaces.com/​
 +
 +==== Snappy ====
 +  * Description:​ Video player based on clutter and GStreamer
 +  * Website: https://​wiki.gnome.org/​Apps/​Snappy
  
 ==== Foobnix ==== ==== Foobnix ====
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   * Website: http://​foobnix.appspot.com/​news/​eng   * Website: http://​foobnix.appspot.com/​news/​eng
   * Remarks: //python application//​   * Remarks: //python application//​
 +
 ==== Exaile ==== ==== Exaile ====
   * Description:​ GTK+ media player aiming to be similar to KDE's Amarok   * Description:​ GTK+ media player aiming to be similar to KDE's Amarok
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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+, Qt, Winamp 2.x skin support
  
 ==== Aqualung ==== ==== Aqualung ====
   * Description:​ Cross-platform music player with gapless playback & LADSPA plugins   * Description:​ Cross-platform music player with gapless playback & LADSPA plugins
   * Website: http://​aqualung.factorial.hu/​   * Website: http://​aqualung.factorial.hu/​
 +
 +==== cmus ====
 +  * Description:​ Super powerful, super easy, super light-weight music player
 +  * Website: https://​cmus.github.io/​
 +  * Remarks: It's a cli music-player but easier than any gui one I've ever worked with. Spend 5 minutes reading [[https://​github.com/​cmus/​cmus/​blob/​master/​Doc/​cmus-tutorial.txt|this tutorial]] and you'll never use other music-player.
  
 ==== 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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   * Description:​ A media player supporting a large number of multimedia formats   * Description:​ A media player supporting a large number of multimedia formats
   * Website: http://​www.videolan.org   * Website: http://​www.videolan.org
-  * Remarks: ​Qt4+  * Remarks: ​Qt 
 + 
 +==== 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 
 + 
 +==== bomi ==== 
 +  * Description:​ bomi is a graphical user interface(GUI) player based on mpv. 
 +  * Website: https://​bomi-player.github.io 
 +  * Remarks: Qt 
 +==== Qmmp ==== 
 +  * Description:​ A lightweight audioplayer but it can also play videos via mplayer 
 +  * Website: http://​qmmp.ylsoftware.com 
 +  * Remarks: Qt, Winamp Classic Skins 
 +==== KISS Player ==== 
 +  * Description:​ A simple, cross-platform and lightweight music player 
 +  * Website: http://​sf.net/​p/​kissplayer/​ 
 +  * Remarks: FLTK and FMOD
  
 +==== Yarock ====
 +  * Description:​ Yarock is Modern Music Player designed to provide an easy and pretty music collection browser based on cover art
 +  * Website: https://​launchpad.net/​yarock
 +  * Remarks: Qt
  
 ===== Multimedia: Ripping Tools ===== ===== Multimedia: Ripping Tools =====
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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:​ a fast and simple image viewer similar to Ristretto   * Description:​ a fast and simple image viewer similar to Ristretto
   * Website: http://​xsisqox.github.com/​Viewnior/​   * Website: http://​xsisqox.github.com/​Viewnior/​
 +
 ==== Comix ==== ==== Comix ====
   * Description:​ (archived) Image viewer   * Description:​ (archived) Image viewer
   * Website: http://​comix.sourceforge.net/​index.html   * Website: http://​comix.sourceforge.net/​index.html
   * Remarks: Discontinued,​ see MComix below   * Remarks: Discontinued,​ see MComix below
- 
  
 ==== MComix ==== ==== MComix ====
   * Description:​ (archived) Image viewer   * Description:​ (archived) Image viewer
   * Website: http://​mcomix.sourceforge.net/​   * Website: http://​mcomix.sourceforge.net/​
 +
 ==== Dia ==== ==== Dia ====
   * Description:​ A diagramming tool   * Description:​ A diagramming tool
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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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   * Website: http://​gqview.sourceforge.net   * Website: http://​gqview.sourceforge.net
   * Remarks: //Does not currently appear to be under active development//​   * Remarks: //Does not currently appear to be under active development//​
 +
 ==== Inkscape ==== ==== Inkscape ====
   * 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 ====
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   * Description:​ An Open-Source and Cross-Platform Text/Hex Editor written in C++ and wxWidgets   * Description:​ An Open-Source and Cross-Platform Text/Hex Editor written in C++ and wxWidgets
   * Website: http://​madedit.sourceforge.net/​   * Website: http://​madedit.sourceforge.net/​
 +
 ==== Heraia ==== ==== Heraia ====
   * Description:​ Lightweight HEX-Editor   * Description:​ Lightweight HEX-Editor
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   * Website: http://​squeeze.xfce.org/​   * Website: http://​squeeze.xfce.org/​
   * Remarks: **Xfce project** ​   * Remarks: **Xfce project** ​
- 
-==== Thunar ==== 
-  * Description:​ Modern, fast and intuitive file manager 
-  * Website: http://​www.xfce.org/​projects/​thunar/​ 
-  * Remarks: **Xfce project** 
  
 ==== Leafpad ==== ==== Leafpad ====
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   * 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   * 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/​   * Website: http://​www-user.tu-chemnitz.de/​~fri/​ding/​
- 
-==== emelFM2 ==== 
-  * Description:​ An "​orthodox"​ two-pane file manager 
-  * Website: http://​emelfm2.net/​ 
  
 ==== Galculator ==== ==== Galculator ====
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   * Description:​ Very lightweight utility to record your desktop in OGV format   * Description:​ Very lightweight utility to record your desktop in OGV format
   * 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 ==== ==== Skippy-XD ====
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   * Description:​ simple To Do list application   * Description:​ simple To Do list application
   * Website: http://​pimlico-project.org/​tasks.html   * Website: http://​pimlico-project.org/​tasks.html
 +
 +===== File Managers =====
 +
 +==== xfe ====
 +
 +  * Description:​ Super fast, highly configurable dual-panel file manager
 +  * Website: http://​sourceforge.net/​projects/​xfe/​
 +  * Remarks: To make it dual-panel select: view/two panels
  
 ==== Tux Commander ==== ==== Tux Commander ====
   * Description:​ Tux Commander is a windowed file manager with 2 panels side by side similar to popular Total Commander or Midnight Commander file managers.   * Description:​ Tux Commander is a windowed file manager with 2 panels side by side similar to popular Total Commander or Midnight Commander file managers.
   * Website: http://​tuxcmd.sourceforge.net/​   * Website: http://​tuxcmd.sourceforge.net/​
 +
 +==== Rodent ====
 +  * Description:​ Advanced file manager
 +  * Website: http://​xffm.org/​
 +  * Remarks: //Formerly Xffm and part of Xfce//
 +
 +==== Thunar ====
 +  * Description:​ Modern, fast and intuitive file manager
 +  * Website: http://​www.xfce.org/​projects/​thunar/​
 +  * Remarks: **Xfce project**
 +
 +==== emelFM2 ====
 +  * Description:​ An "​orthodox"​ two-pane file manager
 +  * Website: http://​emelfm2.net/​
 +
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