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SendDerek
November 16th, 2006, 08:34 PM
I thought this would be fun to see. I'm always interested in finding cool software for ubuntu and wanted to see what you guys liked...

So, list your top 5 (or more) programs you couldn't live without on your Ubuntu Setup.

1) Amarok
2) Network Manager
3) Opera
4) OpenOffice
5) Krita
6) Evolution
7) Frozen Bubble

That's all I can think of now. 8)

meng
November 16th, 2006, 08:39 PM
I'm not sure there are five programs I couldn't live without... if one didn't exist, there'd be alternatives! The ones I use most:
1. Firefox
2. Azureus
3. ipodder
4. Evolution
5. Adobe (boo! hiss! proprietary!!!!!)

dataw0lf
November 16th, 2006, 08:40 PM
1) gdb
2) python
3) tcpdump
4) vim
5) bash

DC@DR
November 16th, 2006, 09:05 PM
Here are my 5 most-frequently-used apps/softs:
1. Firefox
2. Eclipse
3. Evolution
4. GIMP
5. Bluefish Editor

Rhapsody
November 16th, 2006, 09:13 PM
1) Irssi

The best free IRC client I've tried. It laughs at my previous DCC problems, has plenty of scripts available (not that I've used any), and does what it does with no fuss.

2) Amarok

I know there are loads of features in this, but Amarok mostly just sits in my system tray, going through my playlist until I decide I want to switch random on or off, or stop playback. Aside from toggling random, I can do everything I want in everyday operation with Win+Z/X/C/V/B/N (kinda like a tape player).

3) MPlayer

Best media player I've tried, bar none. The codec hell I had in Windows is gone, with libxine-extracodecs and w32codecs being pretty much all I need. What little it's not been able to play is of little importance to me.

4) Kate

I do some HTML and CSS coding. Kate is a very good application for this. I may try vim at some point in the future, but Kate fulfils my fairly basic needs pretty well.

5) Mozilla Firefox

Of course I couldn't forget about this. I tried Konqueror, but I missed my extensions too much. It's slow and can be unstable, but I love it anyway. I'm definitely looking forward to version 3 of this brilliant browser. Though it is rather weird that Firefox's British English Dictionary doesn't recognize 'Firefox' as a valid word by default, suggesting 'Fire fox' or 'Firebox' as alternatives. :-k

hizaguchi
November 16th, 2006, 09:18 PM
1. openSSH
2. Octave
3. VLC
4. OpenOffice
5. Bluefish

tkjacobsen
November 16th, 2006, 09:21 PM
gnome-terminal !!! (or any terminal emulator)
Kile
Octave
ssh
firefox

ahaslam
November 16th, 2006, 09:25 PM
Just one for me, GIMP 2.3 ;)

Tony.

qalimas
November 16th, 2006, 09:25 PM
Konqueror
Amarok
Kopete
Wesnoth
Apt

Rhubarb
November 16th, 2006, 09:29 PM
1. Sauerbraten
2. Firefox
3. VLC
4. Evolution
5. The Weather Report Panel applet
6. Oooh I wish there was a 6, 7, 8 ++ I could go on and on about my favourite apps :)

Gaweph
November 16th, 2006, 09:32 PM
firefox
Openoffice
Gaim
rhythmbox

and of course

CEDEGA (with which windows is no longer needed at all)

GeneralZod
November 16th, 2006, 09:43 PM
1. Konqueror

Awesome file manager and "swiss-army-knife", and not a bad web browser, either - far less resource-heavy than Firefox, which would have been on this list a few months ago.

2. KDevelop

I'm just starting out on my first ever proper Linux/ KDE app, and KDevelop has been a huge help.

3. Kile (+ kdesvn)

What I wrote my PhD thesis in :) LaTex is wonderful, but it's something that I'd really want a good IDE for, and Kile fits the bill. It could well have the most ridiculous default toolbar in the history of desktop apps, though :D

4. Kontact

Wrapper for my e-mails and RSS feeds.

5. basKet

Enormously handy "scrapbook"-type app that gets a lot of use. If the author added a dcop interface and a basket kio_slave, it would be practically perfect :)

shining
November 16th, 2006, 09:46 PM
I couldn't live without:
1) one decent web browser. either Firefox or Konqueror or Opera will do
2) Xine for playing dvd
3) MPlayer for playing everything else

And of course all the libraries and applications that the three above need.

bigken
November 16th, 2006, 09:49 PM
open ssh
firefox
Kontact
terminal server client
terminal/konsole

coder_
November 16th, 2006, 10:36 PM
Firefox (or Opera)
Zynaddsubfx
Mplayer
Gobby Collaborative Editor
Jack (http://jackaudio.org/ - Most amazing piece of software for Linux I'd say)

Too many apps I love on Linux. My only pet peeve is the interfaces for most Linux sequencers and also the almost non-existant VST support (non existant on amd64 it seems). I think FL Studio on Windows wins here (Almost runs in Wine, I have amazing speed and sound playback, and everything, but the GUI doesn't display properly)

Edit: How could I forget xterm!? And bash! Microsoft and their pansy, lame, weak command line can go away..

kuja
November 16th, 2006, 10:47 PM
1. Konqueror
2. Kate
3. Quanta+
4. Apt-get
5. Kontact
...
6. Konsole

kuja
November 16th, 2006, 10:51 PM
4) Kate

I do some HTML and CSS coding. Kate is a very good application for this. I may try vim at some point in the future, but Kate fulfils my fairly basic needs pretty well.
Have you tried Quanta+ ... rather handy. Think dreamweaver with kate as its text editing component, with integrated konsole, and a real browser (konqueror) for instant previews.

nandasunu
November 16th, 2006, 10:58 PM
1: Amarok
2: Firefox
3: OpenOffice
4: A video player - at the moment Kaffiene
5: konsole

hansheng
November 16th, 2006, 11:26 PM
1. Opera Browser :-({|=
2. OpenOffice --> no choice
3. Gaim + VLC + RealPlayer --> relaxations
4. firestarter + Antivir --> be cautious
5. screem + gftp --> to share
:KS :KS

snay
November 16th, 2006, 11:53 PM
1. Firefox
2. AmaroK
3. Vi
4. Openoffice
5. Thunderbird

And the java compiler gets a lot of use too, as a close sixth.

Orion Cthulhu
November 17th, 2006, 12:28 AM
1o. Firefox
2o. XMMS
3o. Nicotine (the soulseek client not the thing you get from cigar. xD)
4o. aMSN
5o. Kate

Nonno Bassotto
November 17th, 2006, 12:28 AM
1. Evince
2. Listen
3. Synaptic
4. Firefox
5. gEdit

May I also mention some nautilus features (audio preview and integrated scp/sftp)?

bailout
November 17th, 2006, 01:10 AM
5. basKet

Enormously handy "scrapbook"-type app that gets a lot of use. If the author added a dcop interface and a basket kio_slave, it would be practically perfect :)

Wow, that looks like a great app and has a very nice website too plus kubuntu specific packages inc edgy. I hadn't heard of it before.

My choices:

1: Konqueror
2: Opera
3: Amarok
4: koffice (much quicker than OOo and sufficient for my needs)
5: Digikam
5.5: kmymoney

Onyros
November 17th, 2006, 01:13 AM
1. Opera Web Browser (it's much more than that, but... ;))
2. XMMS (yeah, Gentoo drops it, I pick it up and uninstall Amarok... it DOES its job)
3. Sylpheed-Claws
4. xterm (light and fast, it's just the best)
5. Leafpad

First thing I do on a fresh install is getting these babies, but Opera is ALWAYS the first one. I just can't think of using a computer without Opera.

Honorable mentions go to:
--> Gaim
--> AbiWord
--> Gnumeric
--> PCManFM (only on Fluxbox, though)
--> Drivel (fantastic app)
--> gFTP (priceless, though somewhat buggy)
--> Liferea (changed my browsing habits a lot)
--> Evolution (which I use strictly for work, Sylpheed is my personal email client)
--> Scribus

Wolki
November 17th, 2006, 01:53 AM
1) Muine. Other music apps have more features, but I always come back to muine quickly because it's wonerfully simple, yet efficient to use.
2) Nautilus. Spatial Variant.
3) Epiphany. After using it, other browsers don't cut it anymore.
4) Comix. Rocking viewer for compressed images, especially comics.
5) Unison. Keeping my desktop and my laptop synchronized.

Countless Honorable mentions: totem, mplayer, gedit, scribes, evolution, liferea, pan, gimp, eog, gaim, ooo, xchat-gnome, gnome-terminal and many more.

theicyj
November 17th, 2006, 01:57 AM
Firefox
Gaim
Liferea
Evolution
Unison
Gimp
...

illu45
November 17th, 2006, 02:02 AM
1. Firefox - Web browser, tried opera, but preferred the customization abilities of FF
2. Amarok - Nice overall music player with dynamic playlists and all.
3. OpenOffice - Mostly for school stuff. Good to have regardless.
4. Wine - Mostly for gaming and using the odd Windows app
5. Gaim - For IM stuff

engla
November 17th, 2006, 03:20 AM
five quick favorites

1. Gedit
2. Screen
3. liferea
4. irssi
5. democracy player (new favorite :) )

Sam
November 17th, 2006, 03:27 AM
Firefox
Thunderbird
Liferea
XMMS
Eclipse

fuscia
November 17th, 2006, 04:15 AM
i've used gimp since before using linux. i even dumped photoshop in favor of gimp. nothing else comes close to it.

i've tried a lot of music players and can't see any reason for me to not use the simple and ever reliable xmms.

i've only recently come to realize just how much nautilus can do and can see it falling into the 'long-term' use catagory.

synaptic is like having a menu at a buffet.

i'm currently using epiphany and balsa for my browser and mail client. so far, both are doing what i want, but i may end up back with swiftfox and thunderbird.

edit: yup, back to swiftfox and thunderbird.

gnome counts as more than a 'program' and i don't use the terminal enough to list gnome-terminal.

Skia_42
November 17th, 2006, 04:46 AM
amaroK
Gnome Terminal
NetworkManager
Swiftfox
Thunderbird

tubasoldier
November 17th, 2006, 04:48 AM
1 - Amarok
2 - Firefox
3 - Open Office Writer
4 - Xchat - with the UberScript extension of course.
5 - Konsole

qzio
November 17th, 2006, 01:17 PM
1. xorg + beryl
2. xterm + bash (cd,ls,mkdir, rm, apt, etc)
3. vim
4. Firefox - web browser
5. gaim

--
6. mplayer
7. xmms

hoagie
November 17th, 2006, 01:49 PM
1) Firefox (of course)
2) Evolution
3) open office, most for school stuff.
4) Rythmbox, its simplicity makes it perfect for me.
5) Gimp, I'm not a pro on image editing, and I have never tried photoshop, but gimp simply rocks. I like editing my photographs using it.

AndyCooll
November 17th, 2006, 01:56 PM
Firefox - Of course
Amarok - My favourite music player
Liferea - Great RSS reader
Tomboy - Not sure how I ever got by without this simple note taker
Openssh - For connecting to my other boxes.

Also - Gaim, Xchat, Evolution, Totem, Revelation (password manager), oOo, Synaptic.

:cool:

Kieranties
November 17th, 2006, 02:01 PM
In no particular order

Firefox
Thunderbird
Tomboy
gaim
Yakuake -> May have missed it, but I am surprised no one has mentioned this yet!

lassegs
November 17th, 2006, 02:02 PM
1. Tomboy - I cant remember anything without it
2. Inkscape - One of the best and coolest vector apps ive ever tasted
3. Bash - **** off MS, its ours
4. Photoshop - Like a drug, cant live with it, cant live without it.
5. MythTV - Combined with aiglx+beryl every single friend i have wants to become a linux user.
------

GNOME is the ****! And you know i love you deskbar. And Network-manager. And Evolution. And GAIM. Man, i love my software

el_itur
November 17th, 2006, 02:23 PM
1-Firefox + Firebug + Web developer toolbar (without those it's just another browser).
2- Scribes (I've found it yesterday and I love it)
3- Eclipse
4- Gnome Terminal
5- Inkscape (although I still miss Illustrator).

Honor List: XMMS FTW, GIMP, Compiz, Evince.

to4i
November 17th, 2006, 02:27 PM
1. Firefox
2. Terminal
3. Gnome BitTorrent
4. VLC player
5. XMMS

cmorgan47
November 17th, 2006, 04:07 PM
gnome-terminal - i like the full screen mode
vim - i'm a vi guy
firefox - this covers my email, chat, office suite, rss reader as well
mserv - control my MP3 server from the laptops
tilda - F1 pops up a terminal for launching other apps

Miguel
November 17th, 2006, 04:37 PM
Bash - I just love it. Couple it with a multi-tab terminal emulator and it rocks.

ViM - non-X over ssh and gvim locally (mouse comfort). It rocks even more than bash. It's heavy metal when you tell your friend to edit an apparently long and important file. dd XX. Hehehe

LaTeX - Professional quality typesetting. Need I say anything else?

Rhythmbox - Simple but complete app to put music that calms the theoretical monster inside

quantum-ESPRESSO - You know, half of my thesis results will be based on this piece of software. I'd better apreciate it.

EdThaSlayer
November 17th, 2006, 04:57 PM
1.Terminal
2.Synaptic Package Manager
3.Firefox
4.VLC player
5.Amsn

daz4126
November 17th, 2006, 05:29 PM
1. Firefox
2. Radrails/Aptana
3. Gedit (although this might change to Scribes soon...)
4. Terminal
5. Inkscape at the moment...

Runners up - Brasero, Synaptic, Movie Player, Gimp

susancragin
November 17th, 2006, 05:45 PM
1. Tomboy
is a wonderful ap. Now up to version 0.5.0
but it doesn't yet work with feisty. Wish it did.
2. OpenOffice Writer
3. IceWeasel
wish there were more outliners out there.
want something like Opal.

ECPCLINUX
November 17th, 2006, 09:26 PM
Well this put me on a tough spot, only five? I will try:

1) Amarok (LOve it,too bad I have not been able to make my install work in my other computer with Xandros/Windows Boot)
2) Kaffeine (love the look the easy of use. I use it all the time for my movies)
3) Automatix2 (Oh my God! a true God sent for a newbee like me)
4) Synaptic (Another lifesaver for newbeessss)
5) NVU (How can anyone listing at Ebay not have this) ](*,)

Unfortunately, we're limited to 5, next time please least 10 :twisted:
You all have a great Unbuntu day!!!

public_void
November 17th, 2006, 11:45 PM
1. Bash
2. Emacs
3. GCC (GNU Complier Collection)
4. GDB (GNU Debugger)
5. VLC

ShanghaiTeej
November 18th, 2006, 01:34 AM
Funny how I use Gnome and most of my favorite apps are made in QT. Couldn't live without them though...yay desktop integration.

1. Firefox +Thunderbird
2. Gaim
3. Basket (love this application)
4. Amarok (The best)
5. K3B

PatrickMay16
November 18th, 2006, 01:45 AM
Rosegarden4
timidity
Nautilus
XMMS
Wine

slugkilla
November 18th, 2006, 01:56 AM
1. Firefox
2. Gaim
3. OpenOffice
4. Rythembox
5. GIMP

angrykeyboarder
November 18th, 2006, 06:09 AM
1. Firefox
2. Thunderbird
3. Gedit (or Kate)
4. GNOME Terminal (or Konsole)
5. The GIMP

kingrayray
November 18th, 2006, 06:53 AM
Mozilla Firefox (i have it configured sooo perfectly :D (http://kingrayray.wallooza.org/shots/ff.png))
Gaim 2.0+ (slowly getting bettter, despite beta5 crashing lately..)
Beryl (how can you live without it?)
MPD + Gmpc (near-zero overhead music enjoyment :D)
Screen + rtorrent (when configured properly :P)
And here it is all in action! yummy :) (http://kingrayray.wallooza.org/shots/hiforums.png)

angrykeyboarder
November 18th, 2006, 07:43 AM
Beryl (how can you live without it?)I can live without Beryl. From everything I've read it's buggy. It's not worth the overhead and bugs (and I by no means have an ancient box) (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=541266#post541266).

I love eye candy but not at the expense of a performance hit.

kingrayray
November 18th, 2006, 10:04 AM
I can live without Beryl. From everything I've read it's buggy. It's not worth the overhead and bugs (and I by no means have an ancient box) (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=541266#post541266).

I love eye candy but not at the expense of a performance hit.

Well, I'm not going to claim beryl is flawless, but updating from SVN, it gets better by the day. It doesn't cause any slowdown for me, even with all the candy turned on. You should check it out before making a judgement :P

Circus-Killer
November 18th, 2006, 10:07 AM
1. Enemy Territory :D
2. Rhythmbox
3. Mozilla Firefox
4. GAIM
5. Gmail-Notify

there are more important programs to me, but these are the top 5 i use most often.

angrykeyboarder
November 18th, 2006, 10:42 AM
Well, I'm not going to claim beryl is flawless, but updating from SVN, it gets better by the day. It doesn't cause any slowdown for me, even with all the candy turned on. You should check it out before making a judgement :P

Frankly I'm afraid it would be a nightmare to undo if I decided I didn't want it.

And besides, I like a lot of my metacity themes. :-)

And seeing how Gdesklets eats up most of my CPU time when I have it running, I figure Beryl would only be worse. :-)

an.echte.trilingue
November 18th, 2006, 12:00 PM
While I prefer Gnome in general, my very favorite apps are QT:

1) k3b. It's just awesome.
2) ktorrent. Just a really nice UI.
3) Kaffiene. Klearly the best media player in existence. Of course, when I say kaffiene, I also mean all of the other things that make it work, such as the codecs, libdvdcss2, the xine engine, and so on.

OK, now I can start with non-QT stuff:
4) Sound Juicer. Does exactly what it says it will well with very little input. Nice.
5) SAMBA
6) OpenOffice

Take care,
-mat

drFUNK
November 18th, 2006, 12:20 PM
1) AmaroK
The best must player I've ever used, even with it's unstable tendencies.

2) Firefox
It's a close tie up between this and Opera, but I always end up coming back to Firefox.

3) Bash
It's so powerful - I don't even know where to start.

4) Gaim

5) Beryl
I love my wobbly windows.

angrykeyboarder
November 18th, 2006, 12:39 PM
It's funny you mention Sound Juicer. Right now I'm in GNOME using KAudioCreator because I've yet to figure out how to get Sound Juicer to rip mp3s to my liking. I find the much touted GStreamer a royal pain in the ***.

If I could translate
lame --preset extreme --tt %{title} --ta %{artist} --tl %{albumtitle} --ty %{year} --tn %{number} --tg %{genre} %f %o to Gstreamer, I'd switch. Sound Juicer supports MusicBrainz. KAudioCreator does not (yet).

an.echte.trilingue
November 18th, 2006, 12:52 PM
It's funny you mention Sound Juicer. Right now I'm in GNOME using KAudioCreator because I've yet to figure out how to get Sound Juicer to rip mp3s to my liking. I find the much touted GStreamer a royal pain in the ***.

If I could translate
lame --preset extreme --tt %{title} --ta %{artist} --tl %{albumtitle} --ty %{year} --tn %{number} --tg %{genre} %f %o to Gstreamer, I'd switch. Sound Juicer supports MusicBrainz. KAudioCreator does not (yet).

I think ogg sounds better, and I do not need to try to share my music with people who do not have ogg/vorbis codecs. So, Sound Juicer is the right choice for me: it does the cddb lookup and rips the cds, sorts them in well-named folders, and ejects the CDs when it is done. In short, it rips the CD and I do not have do anything. I am sorry that it does not work quite right the way you like to do things, though.

Take care,
-mat

arvster
November 18th, 2006, 01:04 PM
1.Firefox
2.Amarok (I am having doubts about it now, as I am trying Exaile right now and it seems that it is here to stay. Same functionality I need+less resource usage)
3.k3b
4.Skype
5. Beryl

------
Other important programs:
OpenOffice
Transmission (for torrents)
GIMP
Audacity
VLC
Anjuta (only for some time- I am not a programmer, but I need it for my university for now)
VMware Player

civilian
November 23rd, 2006, 01:19 AM
1.gcc (the world wouldn't be complete without it)
2.terminal (any, just access to command line)
3.kate (useful to code in multiple files)
4.amarok (even if it doesn't detect my mp3 player)
5.kontact (planning is fun...)

doobit
November 23rd, 2006, 01:25 AM
1. Gimp
2. Audacity
3. XMMS
4. K3b
5. bash

I'm a multimedia producer, so I live by these programs, and others.

KaeseEs
November 23rd, 2006, 05:36 AM
So many killer apps, so little time...


5. Opera - such a clean, beautiful web browser. Bonus points for doing yeoman's work as a torrent client.

4. VLC - my favorite music/media player; has never given me codec trouble.

3. OpenSSH - yay network hijinks! I'd get zero work done w/ my school's ham-fisted network policies if I couldn't securely tunnel to an outside proxy.

2. Vim - this has simplified editing source and config files to the point that I'm not sure how I lived without it.

1.5 Aptitude - THE reason to use a Debian-based distro. Makes administration at least 5.89824e37 times easier.*

1. bash - simple, elegant, and powerful, the shell truly r0x0reth mine own s0x0rz.

+ Honorable Mention: man - probably the prog I use the most.




* bonus points to anyone who knows where I got this number from.

swamytk
November 23rd, 2006, 05:58 AM
1. Virtual Console with bash shell (Not X)
2. GNU C/C++
3. Firefox
4. xmms
5. man

mushroom
November 23rd, 2006, 09:21 AM
Konqueror (Really well-integrated with the rest of KDE, and it has built-in adblock), Kopete (pretty, and offers all the functionality of other IM clients), JuK (Amarok lite), Konsole (generic terminal emulator, but KDE-ified) and KMPlayer (KDE frontend for MPlayer, my favorite media player). Hooray for dumb naming schemes!

cantormath
November 23rd, 2006, 09:38 AM
MSN messenger
MSN Media Player
Freecell
My Start Menu and the clock
Windows Defender
Norton & Mcafee AntiVirus(at the same time)
Spybot
Add/Remove Programs.
WinZip
RealPlayer

fuscia
November 23rd, 2006, 09:42 AM
MSN messenger
MSN Media Player
Freecell
My Start Menu and the clock
Windows Defender
Norton & Mcafee AntiVirus(at the same time)
Spybot
Add/Remove Programs.
WinZip
RealPlayer

no love for regedit?

kairu0
November 23rd, 2006, 11:38 AM
1. Firefox
2. Gaim
3. Audacious
4. Mplayer
5. gqview

ravemjr
November 25th, 2006, 05:03 PM
XMMS(Audacity once I get it to work)
Firefox
GAIM
Totem
Aptitude(makes the first steps into linux a breeze)

TeraDyne
November 25th, 2006, 05:11 PM
In no paticular order...

SeaMonkey Suite - I perfer all-in-ones like SeaMonkey
Amarok - IMO, it's THE best audio player for Linux
GTKPod - Need something good to sync my iPod
Quanta - Awesome web development program
GIMP - Needed for someone who is tryign to make a website

grsing
November 25th, 2006, 05:13 PM
1. Firefox (with all sorts of extensions and such)
2. CrossOver Linux/Microsoft Office (I know, I know, but, for academic papers and such where formatting is everything and professors don't have OpenOffice, you have to go with the real thing)
3. gaim (my introduction to FOSS, and leaps and bounds better than AIM)
4. Rhythmbox & VLC (have to have my media, and they both do it fine, though I'm still looking for a better alternative to Rhythmbox)
5. Unison (keeps my documents & such synced between multiple computers, I'd go crazy doing it manually)

Tamil
November 25th, 2006, 05:26 PM
1. Opera
2. RAR
3. XYplorer
4. Proxomitron
5. VLC

CJNyfalt
November 26th, 2006, 11:05 AM
1. Bash
2. Gcc/g++
3. Make
4. Emacs
5. Evolution

dbbolton
November 26th, 2006, 11:26 AM
gaim
firefox
gedit
rhythmbox
openoffice

Piotr.Sniady
November 26th, 2006, 03:23 PM
1. kile (to type mathematics)
2. opera (browser)
3. ruby + kdevelop (for small programming)
4. rsync (for backups)
5. bazaar NG (bzr) (to keep order with all my corrections)

Choad
November 26th, 2006, 03:45 PM
1) firefox
2) terminal
3) gaim
4) rhythmbox
5) GIMP

urukrama
November 26th, 2006, 04:00 PM
1. Opera
2. OpenOffice
3. Quod Libet
4. ToDo List (simple, but helps me to manage my life :neutral: )
5. StarDict

None of them programs I couldn't live without, but I use them daily and they make the things I need to do easier.

pianoboy3333
November 26th, 2006, 06:19 PM
1. Python
2. Gtk
3. Quod Libet/ExFalso
4. Beryl
5. Gaim
6. Evolution
7. Bash
8. Nautilus
9. SoundConverter
10. Deluge

Spif
November 26th, 2006, 09:05 PM
In no particular order:

- Firefox and Epiphany
My life would be miserable if I was forced to use crap like IE...

- Network Manager
Brilliant program. Needs to be better at reestablishing connections after suspend/hibernate. Proxy for individual networks would be AWESOME too!

- GNOME Power Manager
Still needs a lot of features, but it is slowly getting there. Hopefully someday it will be considered the Linux version of Notebook Hardware Control, which by the way absolutely pwns.

- OpenOffice 2.0
Wouldn't be running Linux primarily without these programs. Makes my life a lot easier. Interface is very cluttered, though, and it takes ages to start (>4 seconds) though. Plenty of room for improvement.

arsenic23
November 26th, 2006, 09:07 PM
Photoshop (7) in wine
Opera
Mplayer
Konversation
Amarok

thomashauk
November 26th, 2006, 11:03 PM
Fish, (Much better than bash)
Either wmii or E16, I can't decide, Raw speed or eyecandy.
Firefox, nowt else quite does it for me
Scribes, being able to create html and css in seconds is extremely useful if your lazy.
Gaim, For managing people

Koori23
November 27th, 2006, 02:53 AM
1. MPlayer with all the asorted plugins
2. Firefox
3. Slypheed Claws GTK
4. Streamtuner w/ XMMS
5. Bash

If I were to add 6 and 7.. I'd say AbiWord and Gnumeric.. Oddly, these work better for me than OpenOffice.

vtel57
November 27th, 2006, 03:14 AM
1) Firefox
2) Thunderbird
3) Nautilus
4) NVU
5) Gnome Terminal

sike
November 27th, 2006, 04:18 AM
Firefox
Apt
OpenOffice
gFTP
Thunderbird

RAV TUX
November 27th, 2006, 05:39 AM
1. Firefox/Konqueror/Opera/Epiphany/Mozilla/Seamonkey (I could live without one as long as the other is available)
2. GIMP
3. Volume Control (would hate it if I couldn't adjust the volume);)
4. Koffice/OpenOffice.org/Kword (again I could live with either one)
5. Ksnapshot/Ksudoku (tied for 5th place)

_lynX
November 27th, 2006, 09:42 AM
1. Ruby
2. Kate
3. Firefox
4. Amarok
5. Kopete
6. XChat (or some IRC client)
7. Kontact

xhaan
November 27th, 2006, 10:42 AM
BASH
Nano
SSH
way to dl files (wget, ftp, even zmodem)
archive tools

der_joachim
November 27th, 2006, 07:28 PM
- gvim: It has been my favorite text editor for years.
- rsync: easy to use synchronization program. Works flawlessly with my USB HDD and saved some as... uhm.. hindquarters at work after a failed official backup.
- basKet: keep track of my thoughts in a well thought out way. I like the hierarchical ordering of sub-baskets.
- grep: good ol' grep allows me to search in large quantities of data. Invaluable for searching code made by interns. :)
- amarok: simply the best media player I know.

ephemeros
November 27th, 2006, 09:28 PM
as long as i'm on linux ([x]ubuntu, of course) i don't count in gcc, terminal, file browser, etc.

-browser: Firefox, maybe Opera, though i didnt use the latter much;
-messenger: Gaim
-text editor: Geany
-media player: VLC
-3d editor: Maya (commercial, has Linux native port)

Brunellus
November 27th, 2006, 09:35 PM
I can "live without" a lot of things....including X. But the following are indispensable:

1.) bash
2.) vim
3.) lynx
4.) irssi
5.) mutt

23meg
November 27th, 2006, 09:50 PM
I can live without pretty much any five things except bash, but these days I'd rather not live without

- dragbox
- nano
- curl
- viewglob
- tomboy

dvarsam
November 29th, 2006, 12:46 PM
This is my list:

1. Firefox
2. Open Office
3. Gaim Internet Messenger
4. KolourPaint
5. KShapshot

javierfh
November 29th, 2006, 12:59 PM
This is my list (there is a similar thread though, so it would be nice to combine them both and as i said there, would be nice if people could explain little bit about them and post links if available)

For me the apps i use all time are:

aMSN,gaim,Skype
Gimpshop "transforms gimp into photoshop", at least ui http://plasticbugs.com/index.php?p=241
gthumb very simple image tool
xvidcap screen capture for video http://dennisgdaniels.com/tiki-index.php?page=xvidcap
octoshape p2p television http://www.octoshape.com/plugin/linux.asp
VLC in my oppinion best multimedia player, plays everything, never tried excell files though but wouldnt be surprised if it opens them too http://www.videolan.org/vlc/
gtkam utility to download pictures from my dslr camera http://www.gphoto.org/proj/gtkam/
google earth i simply love it http://earth.google.com/
inkscape replacement for MS Visio http://www.inkscape.org/

and last but not least.. yes i admit i like to play
True Combat:Elite very nice first person shooter online game http://www.truecombatelite.net/

holylucifer
November 29th, 2006, 01:13 PM
1.firefox,
2. unreal tournament 2004 ,
3.drivers for hardware ,
4.other mainstream games.
5. Rhythmbox

grte
November 30th, 2006, 07:00 AM
I can "live without" a lot of things....including X. But the following are indispensable:

1.) bash
2.) vim
3.) lynx
4.) irssi
5.) mutt

This is my list, except replace lynx with elinks.

xhaan
November 30th, 2006, 09:36 AM
This is my list, except replace lynx with elinks.

Text browsers ftw. :D
Now if people would only start using proper image tags and stop using Flash and gifs for the entire site content...

In fact, I think text based alternatives should be required where applicable, not everyone sees or can use flash, you know.

bonzodog
November 30th, 2006, 05:24 PM
My top 5 would be:

Firefox - well, I need a good web browser.
Quod Libet - This is by far the best media player I have found yet
weechat-curses - An amazing Terminal IRC client. Does everything, including scripts.
Frozen Bubble - Great little game, highly addictive
Gaim - Essential IM client.

Falcorian
December 3rd, 2006, 07:19 AM
Text browsers ftw. :D
Now if people would only start using proper image tags and stop using Flash and gifs for the entire site content...

In fact, I think text based alternatives should be required where applicable, not everyone sees or can use flash, you know.

Ah! You're not me! ;)

I saw the Avatar, started reading the post, and thought "Wait a second... I don't remember writing this." ;)

nivek1385
December 14th, 2006, 12:04 PM
as long as i'm on linux ([x]ubuntu, of course) i don't count in gcc, terminal, file browser, etc.

-browser: Firefox, maybe Opera, though i didnt use the latter much;
-messenger: Gaim
-text editor: Geany
-media player: VLC
-3d editor: Maya (commercial, has Linux native port)

I, too, use Xubuntu and shall not count in the above. My five (in no particualr order):

1. VLC (VideoLAN Client) - Great media player that plays pretty much any codec I wish and accesses my TV card whether in Window$ or Linux.
2. Mozilla SeaMonkey - I cannot stress this one enough. I first started with Mozilla back when all they had was the suite. I loved it back then, and was saddened when they ended it. Shortly afterwards, though, I heard about SeaMonkey, and grabbed the beta...been using it ever since. I have always hated FF\TB (I personally do not like the two of them, but I do use Portable FF\TB). I recently tried Opera, and while I liked it, I thought it was too slow in comparison to SeaMonkey (probably unfair comparison, as I have tweaked SeaMonkey like crazy and just used the default Opera config). I've also used Dillo, lynx, links, konqueror, galeon, etc.
3. SAMBA - Considering that I still find that I have to interact with Window$ machines
4. Skype - I finally convinced people here to switch from the local phone company to Skype, and now we can't live without it.
5. OpenOffice.org (or any office suite) - I absolutely need an office suite, and definitely need to have a degree of M$ compatibility. However, OOo is way too resource-heavy for my tastes and the Excel-compatibility is far from where it needs to be for my needs, though it is improving.

Honorable Mentions:
-Gaim - Gaim, email, and Skype are my means of communicating with friends, clients, etc. all across the US and the world.
-Synaptic\apt-get - I'm constantly installing\uninstalling software to try, and these offer a "kid-in-a-candy-shop" type feel.
-Apache\MySQL\PHP - I don't think that I need to explain this one...
- Bluefish - This is my web editor of choice...this is the one area where I do not use SeaMonkey's subprogram.
-Digikam - Makes organizing the family's digital pictures far easier (while allowing them to do some of the management themselves).
-SCITE - I use this more on my Window$ machines than on linux, but this is my favorite text-editor.

happy-and-lost
December 16th, 2006, 10:33 PM
1. Firefox
2. aMSN (Boo, hiss M$!)
3. Banshee
4. NeverWinter Nights (Runs faster than it ever did in Win!)
5. My Conky, which took SO long to get right!

ComplexNumber
December 16th, 2006, 10:38 PM
Ah! You're not me! ;)

I saw the Avatar, started reading the post, and thought "Wait a second... I don't remember writing this." ;)
that would be scary. just imagine if he wrote how he was going to join the Church of Scientology and run off with a sexy blonde stripper called Jo :p









anyway, back on topic, i would have to add firefox, solfege, and kolourpaint to my list.

BWF89
December 17th, 2006, 12:16 AM
-Mozilla Firefox
-Gaim
-OpenOffice.org
-K3B
-BitTorando/Shadow's Client

iPower
December 17th, 2006, 02:36 AM
Firefox
Real Player
VLC

i can live without the other programs ^_^

pablovp
December 18th, 2006, 11:25 PM
Amarok (The Music Experience!)
K3B (It does the job)
Synaptic (A Gnome app that i missed when i changed to KDE).
Eclipse (Best IDE, Ever...)
Mozilla Firefox && Thunderbird

jbayone
December 18th, 2006, 11:29 PM
VLC
Opera
Skype
OpenOffice
VMWare player

ComplexNumber
December 18th, 2006, 11:30 PM
Eclipse (Best IDE, Ever...)`
i've tried to use eclipse in the past, but found it very slow, cumbersome, not too stable, and lacking anything special to set it apart from any other. what am i missing?

zachtib
December 18th, 2006, 11:42 PM
`
i've tried to use eclipse in the past, but found it very slow, cumbersome, not too stable, and lacking anything special to set it apart from any other. what am i missing?

eclipse-gcj perhaps? runs alot faster for me than running on top of the JVM

ComplexNumber
December 18th, 2006, 11:49 PM
eclipse-gcj perhaps? runs alot faster for me than running on top of the JVM
wonder what the future of that is now that java is near open source. also, can't netbeans be used with gcj? i'm sure there is a tweak somewhere.
gcj is somewhat incomplete. most people dont seem to like it.

total wormage
December 18th, 2006, 11:52 PM
- irssi (with bitlbee: http://www.bitlbee.org/ for IM)
- xfrun4 (or in gnome/kde the thing which pops up when pressing alt + f2)
- terminal (or gnome-terminal / konsole)
- apt (the most wonderful thing about linux IMO)
- adobe illustrator (inkscape looks promising and one of these days i'm going to give xaraxtreme a try :])

and an other thing i couldn't live without, the KDE Star :KS :KS :KS :KS :KS :KS

TooRight
December 19th, 2006, 12:36 AM
It's sooo hard to only choose five :(

Firefox
Konsole
Gedit
Rar
Nautilus
VLC
Aria
K3b
Konqueror -- file browsing)
Superkaramba!! I loveeee my eyecandy :P
Flash!! --I'm suchh a Youtube addict!! lol

Okay, okay, so I added extras... but i stilll left out alot, like Synaptic (still use it in Kubuntu), Automatix, Beryl (more eyecandy, yayyy!!), Ksnapshot... and so on and so on :oops:

BarfBag
December 19th, 2006, 04:23 AM
#1 - Mozilla Firefox (in both Windows and Linux)

I also use Gaim 2.0 (beta 3; Linux), Trillian (Windows), iTunes (Windows), Rhythmbox (AmaroK is too busy for me, though I'm slowly switching; Linux), Battle for Wesnoth (HAS to be development build; Linux), VLC Player (Windows and Linux), Xine-UI (Linux), K3B (Linux), MPlayer Plug-in (Linux), and probably less used others.

Cyvros
December 19th, 2006, 09:37 AM
1. Firefox
2. Thunderbird (less so these days with Gmail)
3. Gaim
4. OpenOffice.org
5. SameGnome (I just simply can't get enough of that game)

bender888
December 19th, 2006, 09:45 AM
1. Firefox
2. Xine (Totem)
3. Azureus
4. Rhythmbox
5. Gnome Terminal

and Frozen Bubble :KS

Xzallion
December 19th, 2006, 08:22 PM
1 ) Amarok : I love listening to music all the time, and set alarms with it.
2 ) Firefox : I sure the web a whole lot.
3 ) Gaim : I chat with friends all the time.
4 ) Azureus : Download goodness, nuff said.
5 ) VLC player : watch the downloaded goodness.
6 ) OpenOffice : write college papers and short stories
7 ) Thunderbird : An email an email what what an email!
8 ) GnomeBaker : Burning music to take with me.
9 ) Eclipse : Gotta code man.
10 ) GIMP : I draw and color stuff.

Dropbear
December 20th, 2006, 02:12 AM
1. firefox
2. thunderbird
3. amsn
4. gkrellm
5. gnome terminal

mordox
December 20th, 2006, 02:16 AM
1. Firefox
2. Gedit
3. D4X
4. LinuxDC
5. GAIM

4KvRMU7Nnv
December 20th, 2006, 02:24 AM
Firefox
OpenOffice Writer
Gaim
Rhythmbox
Gimp

lol. I pretty much use firefox, gaim, and writer only. i don't even need anything else. music is nice though so i use rhythmbox too.

slush1000
December 20th, 2006, 05:33 AM
1. Firefox
2. Blender3D
3. Inkscape
4. GIMP
5. aMSN

iPirates
December 20th, 2006, 11:44 AM
1. MSPaint
2. MS Office
3. Internet Explorer
4. Windows Media Player
5. That retarded pinball game that I can never seem to get above 100,000 points at...

haha, i'm just kidding, I hate windows.

Gimp
Firefox
Amorak
Gaim
Office

steven8
December 20th, 2006, 12:34 PM
1. Sauerbraten
2. Firefox
3. VLC
4. Evolution
5. The Weather Report Panel applet
6. Oooh I wish there was a 6, 7, 8 ++ I could go on and on about my favourite apps :)


I'd never heard of Saurbraten (as a computer program, that is), but I looked it up, and I HAVE heard of Cube!! I am going to be delving further into Saurbraten, I can tell you. Thanks!!

Orval
December 21st, 2006, 02:33 PM
1. OpenOffice
2. Firefox
3. Kontact
4. Konqueror
5. Rise of Nations :???:

Other "often used" apps:

yakuake
quanta+
gedit
easytag
gaim
gnomad2
ktorrent
k3b
soundjuicer
the gimp
inkscape

kazuya
December 21st, 2006, 03:44 PM
(1) Firefox / Opera / Seamonkey / Swiftfox
(2) Transmission / ktorrent / maybe azureus
(3) mplayer / vlc / xine /
(4) k3b / gnomebaker / graveman
(5) openoffice apps

Other often used apps:
audacious, gimp, abiword or kwrite, skype, and ksnapshot.

derjames
December 21st, 2006, 03:53 PM
1. FireFox
2. Lyx - LaTeX
3. Google Earth
4. Open Office Calc
5. Octave
6. Google Documents
7. OpenFOAM
8. Gmail with GoogleChat

schwascore
December 21st, 2006, 05:06 PM
- Amarok-svn
- Apache
- MySQL
- Thunderbird
- Firefox
- ssh
- the little weather applet in GNOME :mrgreen:

Mithrilhall
December 24th, 2006, 02:21 AM
No particular order....



Hellanzb
Amarok
K3b
Yakuake
Firefox




Honorable mentions....

Thunderbird
Kopete
Twinkle
Trickle
K9Copy
.....
....
...
..
.
I could go on forever!

wdo_will
December 24th, 2006, 02:29 AM
Note: most of these I *could* live without, but I'd rather not ;)
And I included libraries, too... 'cause I felt like it.

1. The Linux Kernel
2. Apt
3. Amarok
4. Firefox
5. FileZilla
6. Opera
7. KTorrent (for the legal stuff. I hate piracy.)
8. Bash
9. GCC
10. GNU Make
11. GNU Automake
12. GNU Autoconf
13. Kate
14. Gedit
15. Konqueror
16. OpenOffice.org
17. Thunderbird
18. Apache
19. PHP
20. MySQL
21. Python
22. Perl
23. Ruby
24. lighttpd
25. GTK+
26. Qt
27. wxWidgets
That's it, for now...

fuscia
December 24th, 2006, 04:08 AM
i've used dillo, firefox, epiphany, opera and konqueror with satisfaction, so if i had to do without one, i could just use one of the others. the same could be said about thunderbird, kmail, etc., xmms through amarok, kde to openbox, konsole to mrxvt, but so far, nothing but photoshop compares to gimp. i'm not paying for photoshop and i dumped photoshop for gimp, so i guess gimp is the only one i wouldn't want to do without.

Shay Stephens
December 24th, 2006, 04:31 AM
I use the computer for work mostly (photographer) so this is my top list of stuff I can't live without:
wine
Photoshop 7
bibble pro (raw editing)
gimp
ufraw (raw editing)
memories on tv (slideshow creator ran via wine)
qdvdauthor (dvd authoring)
k3b
lacie lightscribe labeler for linux
bluefish (html, php, python-fu editor)

Now more generically
firefox
thunderbird
vncviewer
ekiga
mplayer
rhythmbox
automatix

I am working with gimp trying to figure out how to move my workflow from photoshop. It's not possible yet, but as I learn python-fu scripting, some of the automation tools I need are coming on line. But I may have to wait for gimp version 3 before there is adequate features and functionality to completely replace photoshop.

The good news for me though is that as of a couple of weeks ago, I have freed myself from needing windows. At the first of the year I will be reformatting the windows hard drive and turning it into storage space :-)

noneofthem
January 10th, 2007, 03:00 PM
1. Firefox
2. Thunderbird
3. GAIM
4. SYNAPTIC
5. OPEN OFFICE
6. RYTHMBOX
7. Google Earth

blackened
January 15th, 2007, 11:03 PM
1. Totem-gstreamer (totem xine never worked for me)
2. Mplayer-Firefox Plugin (I love mplayer, it plays everything, but the UI is just too clunky, totem has it beat hands down as far as UI)
3. Firefox
4. Amarok
5. openSSH
6. Azureus
7. OpenOffice
8. Dictionary :)
9. Gnome Weather Applet
10. Liferea

wert613
January 15th, 2007, 11:07 PM
1. The gimp (i am an amatuer photographer)
2. A camera program (see above)
3. A webbrowser (DUH)
4. NVU (to update my website without having to write amillion lines of javascript)
5. Gaim (my grandmother lives in new york and always wants to talk to me:D)

EDIT: oh yeah also
amarok (im constanly listening to a radio stream)

sloggerkhan
January 15th, 2007, 11:23 PM
I'll do my list on the basis of economics by assuming that if something has greater scarcity it has greater value, so, in otherwords, the less usable/acceptable replacements there are for a program I'm using, the more valuble that program is.

1. Evolution (no alternatives I like.)
2. GnuCash
3. Inkscape
4. GNOME (though this isn't really "a" program...)
5. GIMP

Colonel Kilkenny
January 15th, 2007, 11:40 PM
Well.

1. Opera
2. Amarok

All other apps could be replaced... Xchat, Inkscape, gnome-terminal and so on..

rabid9797
January 16th, 2007, 12:47 AM
are we talking about linux programs, or programs in general? because firefox takes my #1 spot:)

but the most commonly used programs i use in linux...

1. Gaim
2. Songbird
3. bash
4. vlc (i know, not linux but i use it so much)
5. autogen

ffi
January 16th, 2007, 01:32 AM
Opera
VLC
Synaptic
Konqueror
Streamtuner

golem3
January 17th, 2007, 07:06 PM
1) Banshee Music Player
2) Swiftfox
3) OpenOffice
4) K3B (wishing for a GNOME based one)
5) Totem Movie Player (blaze, no?)

wert613
January 17th, 2007, 07:12 PM
are we talking about linux programs, or programs in general? because firefox takes my #1 spot:)

but the most commonly used programs i use in linux...

1. Gaim
2. Songbird
3. bash
4. vlc (i know, not linux but i use it so much)
5. autogen

good point couldnt live without a terminal

StarsAndBars14
January 17th, 2007, 07:19 PM
1. Beryl
2. Battle for Wesnoth
3. Nexuiz
4. Firefox
5. Amarok

undertakingyou
February 27th, 2007, 07:31 PM
1)Amarok
2)Firefox
3)VLC
4)Terminal
5)Klikkety (my wife won't let me have a computer without it) :)

harley_frog
February 27th, 2007, 10:24 PM
My Top 10 Picks:

Amarok - Great audio player, very nice handling with large number of music files (as good, if not better in some ways than iTunes)
Firefox - 'nuff said
KTorrent - built-in torrent search feature, runs in the background, though not as nice as Azureus
apt-get - I tend to use this more than Syanptic because of faster speed and lower overhead
xmms - best program for streaming music (chillin' to Groove Salad as I'm typing this)
XGalaga Hyperspace - All work and no play . . .
Emacs - text editor, IDE, calendar, USENET reader, psychiatrist, the Swiss Army knife of programs.
KNewsTicker - Slim, unobtrustive, easy-to-use and read. Best way to keep tabs on RSS feeds. Just wish I could change which browser it would bring up.
OpenOffice - What else?!?
KStars - Just the most awesome planetary program. EVER!!! ;)

Mateo
February 27th, 2007, 10:39 PM
firefox, hellanzb, nautilus, latex, evince

forrestcupp
February 27th, 2007, 11:01 PM
1. Word
2. Windows Media Player
3. Outlook
4. Halo
5. MS Encarta

:guitar:

mertle
April 6th, 2007, 08:34 AM
1. Conky
2. Firefox
3. Yakuake
4. Amarok
5. VirtualBox (Just for PhotoShop. Wine works, but not with my plugins)

- mertle

karellen
April 6th, 2007, 08:48 AM
gaim
firefox/opera
ktorrent
openoffice
apt-get/aptitude

davtaine
April 6th, 2007, 08:53 AM
- Ktorrent
- Konversation
- K3b
- kaffeine
- AmaroK

Emx
April 6th, 2007, 09:25 PM
Firefox, Thunderbird, openSSH, banshee, gimp.

jlk
April 6th, 2007, 09:33 PM
OOo Writer, FireFox, Thunderbird, ssh, perl

super breadfish
April 6th, 2007, 09:38 PM
Firefox
Amarok
VLC media player
FFmpeg
Text editors

fuscia
April 6th, 2007, 09:48 PM
this week...

opera
mplayer (which, i guess, means i couldn't do without xterm, as well)
gimp (no point if i can't use feh for implementing my wallpapers)

can i count nano as part of xterm? otherwise, that would make six.

Rutabega
April 6th, 2007, 11:29 PM
1.FireFox
2.Thunderbird
3.Exaile
4.Open Office
5.Sound Juicer

sunexplodes
April 6th, 2007, 11:52 PM
Mine would have to be:

1. Firefox
A no-brainer, really I liked Epiphany, but it's missing a couple of my favorite firefox features.

2. MPD
The Music Player Daemon. A command line tool with all the features of a media jukebox, and next to no memory footprint.

3. VLC Media Player
It was my favorite video app when i used Windows, and that hasn't changed. Plays nearly anything.

4. Tomboy
I have absolutely no idea how I kept track of anything, pre-Tomboy notes.

5. Ex Falso
Maintaining a large mp3 collection without a tag editor like this would be HELL.

sunexplodes
April 6th, 2007, 11:55 PM
4) K3B (wishing for a GNOME based one)


Brasero's a pretty good equivalent, actually. At least for my purposes, anyhow.

Onyros
April 7th, 2007, 08:45 PM
When it does handle Video burning (Video DVD's and the likes of those), it'll replace K3b for me, and it'll be the last of the K* apps for me. I've replaced every KDE app for GNOME or GTK equivalents and now have a more integrated desktop (and no KDE libs loading, too).

K3b still is the undefeated champion of the Linux burning apps, but Brasero's a very nice addition, and it's getting there (pretty much like Exaile is catching up on Amarok).

drfalkor
April 7th, 2007, 08:54 PM
Photoshop CS2/CS3
Mozilla Firefox
Gaim/MSN
VLC
BMP/Winamp

LookTJ
April 7th, 2007, 09:37 PM
1. Firefox - Best browser for me

2. Gparted - Best partition editor I have seen

3. OpenOffice.org - best office suite on both Windows and *nix

4. Gaim - I use AIM and Jabber for this

5. A terminal - the terminal gets the job done quickly.

6. Brasero - Best burning app there is

Shay Stephens
April 7th, 2007, 10:57 PM
Brasero's a pretty good equivalent, actually. At least for my purposes, anyhow.

Does it do data verification?

Initial searches are saying it does. I will check it out :-)

stauntonel
April 7th, 2007, 11:35 PM
- swiftfox
- evolution
- apt
- terminal
- rhythmbox

herbster
April 10th, 2007, 06:45 PM
This is tough, but:
- Firefox
- Amarok
- uTorrent
- VLC
- Remote Desktop (I download everything with uTorrent on my XP networked PC hehe)

There's other ones used here and there but those are the main ones.

Adamant1988
April 10th, 2007, 07:06 PM
Tom Boy Notes
FireFox
F-Spot
VMware/VirtualBox
gtkpod

belikralj
April 12th, 2007, 04:52 PM
1) Amarok
2) gedit & build_essential
3) VLC
4) Gaim
5) Firefox

super.rad
April 12th, 2007, 10:09 PM
1. Opera
2. Amerok
3. Gaim
4. Azureus
5. VLC

reacocard
April 12th, 2007, 11:26 PM
1) Firefox - Tons of extensions. Enough said.
2) Beryl - Who says eyecandy can't be useful?
3) Geany - Best code editor ever. About halfway between a text editor and an IDE, and incredibly lightweight.
4) Gajim + XChat - Jabber/GTalk and IRC.
5) Exaile - Amarok for GTK.

paark.s
April 13th, 2007, 06:40 AM
for me is..
1. mousepad
2. kopete
3.abiword or open office
4.thunderbird
5.firefox

Nolander
April 14th, 2007, 12:13 PM
I couldnt live without...
1) Firefox (no brainer):KS
2) openoffice-calc (i love numbers):D
3) Gaim (tis good)
4) zsnes (old skool)
5) Frostwire:)

Compyx
April 14th, 2007, 12:29 PM
x64
vim
gcc
make
grep


And many more, like a terminal emulator, valgrind, pan, firefox, sidplay2 ... ;)

igknighted
April 14th, 2007, 12:39 PM
1) K3B (cliche, but the one app that makes me question my no cross platform rule)

2) Gnumeric... so much spreadsheeting goodness, without the crap that is OO.o

3) Songbird... I see the potential for a GREAT app here, but its not there yet.

4) Google Messenger... sure its web 2.0, but I count it (might as well throw the rest of the google apps on there)

5) Terminal/Konsole... just call it BASH i guess

energiya
April 14th, 2007, 05:03 PM
1) mpd, mpc and ncmpc
2) Firefox
3) Gaim
4) Terminal :D
5) Geany

Belyel
May 2nd, 2007, 09:01 PM
1) Firefox
1) Thunderbird
3) Beryl (yeah, I know, it's eye candy mostly, but there are great things in it!)
4) Amarok (although I like Rythmbox better, Amarok syncs all my shizzle)
5) gfortran (yes, I still use fortran)
6) Matlab (school license ftw)

Corbelius
May 4th, 2007, 05:59 PM
Epiphany

Evolution

Gaim (pidgin)

Liferea

Rhythmbox

ThinkBuntu
May 4th, 2007, 06:09 PM
* Terminal
* GIMP
* Quanta+
* OpenOffice
* Firefox

And of course, Synaptic.

fuscia
May 4th, 2007, 06:17 PM
(hmm...what shall i say this time...)

konqueror
mplayer
gimp
konsole
kedit

jmartrican
May 4th, 2007, 06:20 PM
tethereal
open office
firefox
perl
aptitude

FuturePilot
May 4th, 2007, 06:50 PM
1. Firefox
2. OpenOffice
3. Gimp
4. MPlayer
5. Exaile

HeavyAl
May 4th, 2007, 06:53 PM
1. Firefox
2. MySQL
3. PHP
4. VIM
5. BASH

Kalixa
May 4th, 2007, 08:10 PM
It really depends. Lot of the programs I could probably replace with something else such as opera instead of firefox. Trying to exclude that, here are the top five programs I could not live without:

1. Firefox
2. Terminal/CLI apps in general.
3. Kile
4. VLC
5. aMSN

mech7
May 4th, 2007, 08:11 PM
Photoshop
Firefox
Dreamweaver
Maya
Silo

jarvis13
May 4th, 2007, 09:23 PM
Weather Report Panel
OnTV
xchat
Amarok or Rhythmbox (don't prefer one over another)
Open Office
Comical
Evolution

timpino
May 4th, 2007, 09:33 PM
1. Opera
2. uTorrent
3. Skype
4. Football Manager 2007
5. VLC

icechen1
May 4th, 2007, 09:51 PM
1.Firefox
2.Beryl/Compiz
3.GIMP
4.Picasa
5.Google Earth
6.Frozen Bubble

johnc4510
May 4th, 2007, 10:00 PM
1.terminal
2.exaile
3.xchat-gnome
4.Deluge
5.gnomebaker

These are some that I really like to use, however, all could be replaced. I just wouldn't be as happy.

arkangel
May 4th, 2007, 10:05 PM
Mplayer
ssh-server
firefox
skype
gimp

getaboat
May 4th, 2007, 10:30 PM
Firefox
Thunderbird
Terminal
Amorak
Liferea

DX 00
May 4th, 2007, 10:54 PM
OpenSSH
Bash
Irssi
Screen
Gnome-RDP

viergeame
May 5th, 2007, 04:55 AM
gaim
konqueror
beryl
terminal
amarok

MRiGnS
May 5th, 2007, 04:57 AM
vim
ffmpeg2theora
menocder
pidgin
xchat2

tbroderick
May 5th, 2007, 05:18 AM
right now;

mutt
cmus
procmail
podget
elinks

steven8
May 5th, 2007, 05:20 AM
Picasa
Firefox
OO
Kompozer
Automatix

julie_lebou
May 9th, 2007, 11:59 PM
Gaim
Rhythmbox
Firefox
Azureus
Devede

Talk about boring hahaha

haricharan
May 10th, 2007, 12:33 AM
1. Firefox
2. Exaile
3. Gaim/Pidgin
4. Beryl
5. Scite

GrueTamer
May 10th, 2007, 12:35 AM
1. xterm ;)
2. Kvirc
3. Firefox
4. Gaim/Pidgin
5. nano

smithman89
May 10th, 2007, 01:14 AM
1. Mplayer/VLC (depends on if the file is nice)
2. Firefox
3. Gaim
4. Xmms
5. Wine/Cedega
6. And of course the omnipresent Terminal

TheMono
May 10th, 2007, 01:40 AM
1) Kontact
2) Amarok
3) Kopete
4) Firefox
5) KTorrent

Foxmike
May 10th, 2007, 02:53 AM
Firefox
GIMP
Gnome-terminal
Gedit
bash
Exaile
Totem

forcesofhabit
May 10th, 2007, 03:01 AM
1) Firefox
2) Exaile!
3) GAIM
4) Gnomad2
5) Terminal

In no particular order.

goumples
May 10th, 2007, 03:10 AM
1) Firefox
2) Evolution
3) Totem Video Player
4) Terminal :)
5) Synaptic Package Manager

Nikron
May 10th, 2007, 03:12 AM
1. Tilda
2. Firefox
3. Eclipse
4. Sylpheed Claws
5. SSH

blackspyder
May 10th, 2007, 04:26 AM
1)GIMP
2)Firefox
3)Thunderbird
4)gxine
5)Open Office

n0dl
May 10th, 2007, 04:37 AM
1.) Vi
2.) gcc/g++
3.) perl
4.) python
5.) irb (active ruby interpreter)

Luke Davis
May 10th, 2007, 05:01 AM
1) Amarok
2) Firefox
3) Azureus
4) OO
5) terminal (it does everything)

Clay_Banger
May 10th, 2007, 06:08 AM
1. firefox
2. thunderbird
3. pidgin
4. amorak
5. SciTE

pingvin
December 15th, 2011, 09:02 PM
1) Firefox
2) Bibble (for photos - expensive but amazing)
3) Rhythmbox
4) CompizConfig settings manager (I never knew just what Compiz was capable of till I found this!)
5) Webilder (desktop wallpaper changer)

energiya
December 15th, 2011, 09:17 PM
pingvin, this thread is more than 4 years old... why for the love of god, why?

pingvin
December 17th, 2011, 09:45 PM
Really? :) I actually just wanted to make a list for myself! And thought, what better place to put it? I can add another one too - Remuco. Awesome plugin, works great with Rhythmbox!