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This list of Best Free Software for Linux now includes 156 apps in various categories. Among a plethora of freeware products, we have selected some gems in each category and added them to the list with clear and brief descriptions of each app.

 

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xvidcap is a screen capture enabling you to capture videos off yourX-Window desktop for illustration or documentation purposes: http://sourceforge.net/projects/xvidcap/
Red Rogue - a side-scrolling roguelike-like computer game: http://redrogue.net/
Extreme Tux Racer is an open-source downhill racing game starring Tux, the Linux mascot: http://extremetuxracer.com/ FooBillard - free 3D OpenGL billard game: http://sourceforge.net/projects/foobillard/ BomberClone: http://sourceforge.net/projects/bomberclone/ KBounce is a single player arcade game with the elements of puzzle. It is played on a field, surrounded by wall, with two or more balls that move about in the field bouncing off of walls. The player can build new walls, decreasing the size of active field: http://games.kde.org/game.php?game=kbounce LBreakout2: http://lgames.sourceforge.net/index.php?project=LBreakout2 Pipewalker - This is a puzzle game in which you need to combine the components into a single circuit: connect all computers to a network server, bring water to the taps, etc: http://pipewalker.sourceforge.net/ Berusky is a 2D logic game: http://anakreon.cz/?q=node/1 Crack Attack!: http://www.aluminumangel.org/attack/#screen%20shots Regnum Online: http://www.regnumonlinegame.com/
Update: PipeWalker now added.
LBreakout2 has been in the list. BillardGL is included as it's rated higher than FooBilliard in this review. Will look at many others that you've suggested.
Evince with Hand tool: "... This PPA provides slightly enhanced Evince document viewer that pan scroll mode (like "Hand tool" in Adobe Reader) is added. It's probably suitable for touch panel based computers ...": https://launchpad.net/~irie/+archive/evince
Red Eclipse is a single-player and multi-player first-person ego-shooter, built as a total conversion of Cube Engine 2, which lends itself toward a balanced gameplay, completely at the control of map makers, while maintaining a general theme of agility in a variety of environments: http://www.redeclipse.net/ SuperTuxKart is a Mario Kart-like arcade racing game featuring the Linux mascot Tux: http://supertuxkart.sourceforge.net/
DMDE Free Edition is a powerful software for data searching, editing, and recovery on FAT and NTFS disks: http://softdm.com/

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