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"... 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.

A good suggestion Vandamme. It's now added to the list.
"... YaCy is a free search engine that anyone can use to build a search portal for their intranet or to help search the public internet. When contributing to the world-wide peer network, the scale of YaCy is limited only by the number of users in the world and can index billions of web pages. It is fully decentralized, all users of the search engine network are equal, the network does not store user search requests and it is not possible for anyone to censor the content of the shared index ...": http://yacy.net/en/

Haroopad, an interesting HTML editor. It was reviewed favorably on last Sunday's Linux Action Show from Jupiter Broadcasting. I haven't tried because I usually use a WYSIWYG editor, but it looks useful.

"... Haroopad is a markdown enabled document processor for creating
web-friendly documents. You can author professional-looking documents of various formats: blog posts,
slides, presentations, reports, email and more ...":

http://pad.haroopress.com/user.html

already posted by me on 23. September 2013 (page 2) - thanx anyway ...

Ooops. One of these days I'll figure out how to find stuff here.

nmh (new MH) is a powerful electronic mail handling system. It consists of a collection of fairly simple single-purpose programs to send, receive, save, retrieve, and manipulate e-mail messages: http://www.nongnu.org/nmh/
"... Panini is a visual tool for creating perspective views from panoramic and wide angle photographs. More than a pano viewer, more than a view camera, with features of both ...": http://sourceforge.net/projects/pvqt/
zSILENCER - a team based capture-the-flag style game: http://zsilencer.com/
nbwmon - ncurses bandwidth monitor: https://github.com/defer-/nbwmon
Breach - A browser for the HTML5 era. Entirely written in Javascript. Free. Modular. Hackable: http://breach.cc/

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