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Puppet, an automated administrative engine for your Linux, Unix, and Windows systems, performs administrative tasks (such as adding users, installing packages, and updating server configurations) based on a centralized specification: https://github.com/puppetlabs/puppet pinkerton is a standalone tool for working with Docker images: https://github.com/flynn/flynn/tree/master/pinkerton Mustache is a logic-less templating system for HTML, config files, anything: http://mustache.github.io/mustache.1.html Chaos Monkey: https://github.com/Netflix/SimianArmy/wiki/Chaos-Monkey
Mail-in-a-Box turns a fresh cloud computer into a working mail server: https://mailinabox.email/ MEGASync: https://mega.co.nz/#blog_29
Pale Moon for Linux: http://sourceforge.net/projects/pm4linux/ Double Commander: http://doublecmd.sourceforge.net/ http://sourceforge.net/projects/doublecmd/ X File Explorer (Xfe) is an MS-Explorer like file manager for X. It is based on the popular, but discontinued, X Win Commander, which was developed by Maxim Baranov: http://roland65.free.fr/xfe/ http://sourceforge.net/projects/xfe/ tmux is a terminal multiplexer, it enables a number of terminals (or windows) to be accessed and controlled from a single terminal: http://sourceforge.net/projects/tmux/
Double Commander is easily the best file manager for Linux :D Very similar to Unreal Commander.
I use Pale Moon on Windows so must have a look at this. Thanks. :)
Remarkable is a powerful markdown editor: http://remarkableapp.net/ Sunflower file manager: http://sunflower-fm.org/ xorriso copies file objects from POSIX compliant filesystems into Rock Ridge enhanced ISO 9660 filesystems and allows session-wise manipulation of such filesystems: https://www.gnu.org/software/xorriso/ "... Hugo is a general-purpose website framework. Technically speaking, Hugo is a static site generator. This means that unlike systems like WordPress, Ghost and Drupal which run on your web server expensively building a page every time a visitor requests one, Hugo does the building when you create your content. Since websites are viewed far more often then they are edited, Hugo is optimized for website viewing while providing a great writing experience ...": http://hugo.spf13.com/ "... MediaGoblin is a free software media publishing platform that anyone can run. You can think of it as a decentralized alternative to Flickr, YouTube, SoundCloud, etc. ...": http://www.mediagoblin.org/
Tribler is an open source peer-to-peer decentralized client: http://tribler.org/
Limoo - a minimalist image viewer: http://labs.sialan.org/projects/limoo
"... QWinFF is a GUI for FFmpeg, a powerful command-line media converter. FFmpeg can read audio and video files in various formats and convert them into other formats. QWinFF provides an intuitive graphical interface and a rich set of presets to help you use ffmpeg easily without having to type a single command. Advanced users can also adjust conversion parameters like bitrate and sample rate in detail ..." http://qwinff.github.io/
"... FOG is a free open-source cloning/imaging solution/rescue suite. FOG can be used to image Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 and Window 8 PCs using PXE, PartClone, and a Web GUI to tie it together. Includes features like memory and disk test, disk wipe, av scan & task scheduling ...": http://fogproject.org/ http://sourceforge.net/projects/freeghost/?source=navbar
"... slap is a Sublime-like terminal-based text editor that strives to make editing from the terminal easier. It has: - first-class mouse support - GUI editor-like keybindings - copying/pasting with OS clipboard support - undo/redo - syntax highlighting for many languages - a Sublime-like file sidebar - select word to highlight other occurrences; double-click to select word - easy-to-use finding with regex support - bracket matching ... many other features that will make you leave nano, vim, and emacs behind ...": https://github.com/slap-editor/slap
"... Camicri Cube is a portable package manager (Like Synaptic and Ubuntu Software Center, but a portable one) that can be used and run in any platform (Windows, Apt-Based Linux Distributions), online and offline, in flashdrive or any removable devices without installing anything. It enables you to download Linux Applications in any computer, and installs it back to your original computer ...": https://launchpad.net/camicricube
Krita is a free digital painting and illustration application: https://krita.org/
Krita is now added to the list. Thanks Panzer for valuable suggestions.
You are welcome ...
"... MakeHuman is the free and open source software to create realistic 3d humans for: - Illustrations - Animations - Games - Zbrush/Mudbox sculpting ...": http://www.makehuman.org/
"... Nix is a powerful package manager for Linux and other Unix systems that makes package management reliable and reproducible. It provides atomic upgrades and rollbacks, side-by-side installation of multiple versions of a package, multi-user package management and easy setup of build environments ...": http://nixos.org/nix/
PDF Mod is a simple application for modifying PDF documents. You can reorder, rotate, and remove pages, export images from a document, edit the title, subject, author, and keywords, and combine documents via drag and drop: https://wiki.gnome.org/Apps/PdfMod
It's coincident Panzer as I was trying out the same application before reading your good suggestion. This app works pretty well and is a good alternative to PDF Shuffler. Now added to the list.
Great minds think alike ... ;)
Lynis is an open source security auditing tool. Its main goal is to audit and harden Unix and Linux based systems: http://rootkit.nl/projects/lynis.html

WPS Office (formerly known as Kingsoft Office) needs to be added to the office section. I like it much more than LibreOffice / OpenOffice. Also FreeOffice from SoftMaker is also worth mentioning. I like KWPS more, as it is also available for iOS, Android and Windows, while SoftMaker is missing an iOS version.

WPS Office: http://wps-community.org
FreeOffice: http://www.freeoffice.com

In terms of development, the versions of WPS Office for other platforms are leading but currently the Linux version is still at the stage of Alpha.
OpenSMTPD is a free implementation of the server-side SMTP protocol as defined by RFC 5321, with some additional standard extensions. It allows ordinary machines to exchange e-mails with other systems speaking the SMTP protocol: https://www.opensmtpd.org/
Serman is a simple dialog-based systemd service manager. It provides an easy way to manage services with an overview of what is currently enabled, running, etc.: http://xyne.archlinux.ca/projects/serman/ Tomb generates encrypted storage files to be opened and closed using their associated keyfiles, which are also protected with a password chosen by the user: http://www.dyne.org/software/tomb/
MyNotex - a free note-taking, document file and activity manager: https://sites.google.com/site/mynotex/
A good suggestion Panzer. After a quick try, I note that it's quite a decent note-taking app for Linux with some great features that other software does not have. Unless I've missed out something, it however seems to be lacking a basic operation to undo and redo edits in multiple levels. Undo editing is provided but it functions as abandoning changes and going back to the note last saved.
wallabag (formerly poche) is a self hostable application for saving web pages: https://www.wallabag.org/
Toxic is a Tox-based instant messenging client which formerly resided in the Tox core repository, and is now available as a standalone application: https://github.com/Tox/toxic cool-old-term is a terminal emulator which tries to mimic the look and feel of the old cathode tube screens. It has been designed to be eye-candy, customizable, and reasonably lightweight: https://github.com/Swordifish90/cool-old-term http://swordfishslabs.wordpress.com/2014/07/29/brace-yourself-cool-old-t...

Variety is a newer wallpaper changer that I like better than Wally, Wallch and others. It also can show quotes, clock, and is highly configurable and tweakable. It wasn't in the Mint repository (the non-functioning Wallch was, though); you have to search for it, add the ppa, then install. Three lines in the terminal, but worth it. Runs on all Linuxes. Written by Peter Levi, so find his page.

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