Best Linux Apps

Apps #

HardInfo #

System Profiler and Benchmark

sudo apt install hardinfo

Flatseal #

Manage Flatpak permissions

flatpak install flathub com.github.tchx84.Flatseal

Obsidian - Markdown-based knowledge base #

flatpak install flathub md.obsidian.Obsidian

Telegram Desktop #

flatpak install flathub org.telegram.desktop

ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors #

flatpak install flathub org.onlyoffice.desktopeditors

Skype #

flatpak install flathub

GIMP Image Editor #

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/gimp
sudo apt update
sudo apt install gimp

install gimp-plugin-registry

sudo apt-add-repository universe
sudo apt-get install gimp-plugin-registry


sudo apt install ppa-purge
sudo ppa-purge ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/gimp

XnView MP #

XnConvert #

ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors #

Office productivity suite

flatpak install flathub org.onlyoffice.desktopeditors

Mailspring #

The best email app for people and teams at work

flatpak install flathub com.getmailspring.Mailspring

Thunderbird with system tray icon #

wget -q
sudo mv -f  Release.key  /etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d/Systray-x.Ximi1970.asc
sudo bash -c 'echo "deb ./" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/systray-x.list'
sudo apt update
sudo apt install systray-x

Shutter (Screenshot Tool) #

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:linuxuprising/shutter
sudo apt install shutter

Shutter Encoder #

A converter designed by video editors.

wget -O shutterencoder.deb
sudo apt install ./shutterencoder.deb

Thunderbird 102 (Beta-Channel) #

Add Flathub-Beta-Channel

flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists flathub-beta
flatpak install flathub-beta org.mozilla.Thunderbird

Delete Flathub-Beta-Channel

flatpak remote-delete flathub-beta

Déjà Dup Backups #

Protect yourself from data loss

flatpak install flathub org.gnome.DejaDup

GNOME Boxes [Ubuntu Software Center] #

Virtualization made simple

Drawing #

Edit screenshots or memes

flatpak install flathub com.github.maoschanz.drawing #

Create and share diagrams

flatpak install flathub com.jgraph.drawio.desktop

Pitivi #

iMovie for Linux

flatpak install flathub org.pitivi.Pitivi

Curtail #

Image Compression

flatpak install flathub com.github.huluti.Curtail

Metadata Cleaner #

View and clean metadata in files

flatpak install flathub fr.romainvigier.MetadataCleaner

Stacer #

System optimizer and task manager

sudo apt install clamav stacer

SoundConverter #

Audio conversion tool that supports almost all file formats

flatpak install flathub org.soundconverter.SoundConverter

fre:ac #

Audio converter and CD ripper

flatpak install flathub org.freac.freac

qBittorrent #

An open-source Bittorrent client

flatpak install flathub org.qbittorrent.qBittorrent

ClamAV/ClamTk #

ClamAV is an open-source and cross-platform command-line antivirus app for detecting Trojans, viruses, and other malicious codes. ClamTk is its GUI front-end

sudo apt install clamav clamtk

Update virus databases #

sudo systemctl stop clamav-freshclam
sudo freshclam
sudo systemctl start clamav-freshclam

ClamTk #

Easy to use graphical user interface for Clam Antivirus (ClamAV)

flatpak install flathub com.gitlab.davem.ClamTk

Postman #

Postman is a complete API development environment

flatpak install flathub com.getpostman.Postman

Foliate #

A simple and modern eBook viewer

flatpak install flathub com.github.johnfactotum.Foliate

Telegram Desktop #

Fast. Secure. Powerful.

flatpak install flathub org.telegram.desktop

Skype #

Call and message skype users, with video chat support

flatpak install flathub

Feeds #

News reader for GNOME

flatpak install flathub org.gabmus.gfeeds

Obsidian #

Markdown-based knowledge base

flatpak install flathub md.obsidian.Obsidian

Zim #

Write notes in a desktop wiki

flatpak install flathub org.zim_wiki.Zim

Getting Things GNOME! #

Personal tasks and TODO-list items organizer

flatpak install flathub org.gnome.GTG

Font Downloader #

Install fonts from online sources

flatpak install flathub org.gustavoperedo.FontDownloader

Okular #

Document Viewer

flatpak install flathub org.kde.okular


VLC media player, the open-source multimedia player

flatpak install flathub org.videolan.VLC

Krita #

Digital Painting, Creative Freedom

flatpak install flathub org.kde.krita

RawTherapee #

An advanced raw photo development program

flatpak install flathub com.rawtherapee.RawTherapee

Darktable #

Organize and develop images from digital cameras

flatpak install flathub org.darktable.Darktable

MP3Gain #

MP3Gain analyzes and adjusts mp3 files so that they have the same volume.

sudo apt install mp3gain
mp3gain -r -d 3 -p *.mp3

Kid3 - Audio Tagger #

If you want to easily tag multiple MP3, Ogg/Vorbis, FLAC, Monkey’s Audio, MPC, MP4/AAC, MP2, Opus, Speex, TrueAudio, WavPack, WMA/WMV, WAV and AIFF files (e.g. full albums) without typing the same information again and again and have control over both ID3v1 and ID3v2 tags, then Kid3 is the program you are looking for.

flatpak install flathub org.kde.kid3

OpenSnitch #

OpenSnitch is a GNU/Linux port of the Little Snitch application firewall

sudo apt install ./opensnitch*.deb ./python3-opensnitch-ui*.deb
sudo apt install python3-pip python3-pyasn
pip3 install --user qt-material
pip3 install --user --ignore-installed grpcio

Guake #

drop-down terminal

sudo apt install guake

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Gathers information on CPU, motherboard and more

sudo apt install cpu-x

Etcher #

Flash OS images to SD cards & USB drives, safely and easily.

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