Best Free Software for Linux

Best Free Programming for Linux

Best Free HTML Editor for Linux

KompoZerKompoZer , one of the best free WYSIWYG editors is KompoZer, our top recommendation for newbies. It's designed for non-technical computer users who want to create an attractive web site without needing to know HTML. Features include integrated file management (upload to and edit files on a web server), tabbed editing (allowing work on multiple pages), and support for forms, tables and templates. (Review)


NetBeans started life as a Java Editor but with recent releases it has developed into a powerful text editor for web scripting.

At first glance, NetBeans is a little intimidating. Most of the menu items can be ignored by ordinary mortals. Using it as an HTML/PHP editor is akin to using a steam hammer to crack a peanut. Nevertheless the code completion, code colouring and the professional look and feel make it an excellent choice. (Review)


Best Free NFO Viewer for Linux

NFO Viewer , a simple viewer for NFO files with preset font, encoding settings, automatic window size and clickable hyperlinks.


Best Free Programming Editor for Linux

BluefishBluefish , a lightweight yet powerful editor designed for experienced programmers and web designers, and works as a general purpose editor as well with the IDE.

Its user interface is complete with toolbars, dialogs and user-customized menus to facilitate insertion of markups and codes. Options are available for writing websites, scripts and programming codes in many programming and markup languages, with many other useful features. (Review)


Atom , a cross-platform and open-source text editor that is modern and customizable with themes, multiple panes, file system browser, smart autocompletion, code folding, syntax highlight, find and replace, spell check and built-in package manager to add new features and functionality such as Teletype collaboration and IDE.


Kate , an advanced and easy-to-use editor supporting scriptable syntax highlighting, indentation and code folding for many source files, loads fast and runs stably. (Review)


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"... Distributing applications on Linux is a pain: different distributions in multiple versions, each with their own versions of libraries. Flatpak is here to change all that ...":

Higgins - yet another application launcher for Linux:

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ghostwriter is text editor for Markdown: yakyak - desktop chat client for Google Hangouts: "... Albert is a desktop agnostic launcher, inspired by the ease of use of OSX' Alfred launcher ...": "... Metiix Blockade - DNS-based ad block for your entire network ...":
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"... Hoodie enables you to express yourself through technology by making web application development very fast, easy and accessible ...":
"...PileMd is really beautiful Markdown Editor, looks like Preview ...":
Kaku is an online music player which supports many differnt platform Like YouTube, Vimeo ...:
"... HACER - a fast paced arcade game about digging deeper while avoiding bombs and explosions ...": moggio - a multi-source music player:
"... pdfgrep - a commandline utility to search text in PDF files ...": "... Leo is a PIM, IDE and outliner that accelerates the work flow of programmers, authors and web designers ...":
"... maybe - see what a program does before deciding whether you really want it to happen ...": Abricotine is an open-source markdown editor built for desktop:
"... Zed is a fully offline-capable, open source, keyboard-focused, text and code editor for power users ...":
WbBrowse - web browser:
Dragonfly Navigator - a simple and efficient two pane file manager with job queueing: Motion is a program that monitors the video signal from cameras:

Webmin is a web-based interface for system administration:

"... Baserock aims to be a great way to build custom appliance systems with Linux ...":


"... With TheMaker you can create, edit and preview websites ...":


"... MonoGame - One framework for creating powerful cross-platform games ...":


"... RStudio is an integrated development environment (IDE) for R ...":

Locationmagic - track your Linux laptop using just WiFi networks around you:

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"... Juno is a powerful, free environment for the Julia language ...":

eCryptfs is a POSIX-compliant enterprise cryptographic stacked filesystem for Linux:


XtreemFS is a general purpose storage system and covers most storage needs in a single deployment:


Elephant is a notetaker with a classic interface: