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Here are some of the best Linux software so check them out:--If you want to add feel free to add some ... Addition will be appreciated

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Software Name: avast! Linux Home Edition
Distro:Any Distros
Purpose: Provide Ultimate security at free of cost.
Extra Info:Very easy to use and its free of cost and provide goo security
Download: Click Here
Registration:- Click Here
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Software Name:MPlayer
Distro:Any Distross
Purpose:Video player for just any audio and video format. Have gui written in gtk which you may run by gmplayer.
Extra Info:can play any format.
Site:-Entering MPlayer homepage
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Software Name:unrar
Distro:Any Distross
Purpose:The unRAR utility is a freeware program distributed with source code and developed for extracting, testing and viewing the contents of archives created with the RAR archiver.
Extra Info:Can zip unzip files.
Download: Click Here
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Software Name: OpenOffice
Distro:Any Distross
Purpose: OpenOffice.org is both an Open Source product and a project. The product is a multi-platform office productivity suite. It includes the key desktop applications, such as a word processor, spreadsheet, presentation manager, and drawing program, with a user interface and feature set similar to other office suites’. Sophisticated and flexible, OpenOffice.org also works transparently with a variety of file formats, including those of Microsoft Office.
Home Page:OpenOffice.org: Home
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Software Name:GCC
Distro:ANy Distross
Purpose:GCC is the GNU Compiler Collection, which currently contains front ends for C, C++, Objective-C, Fortran, Java, and Ada, as well as libraries for these languages (libstdc++, libgcj,...).
Extra Info:Altenate ofGCC, Borland C++, Visual C++, ...
Home Page: GCC, the GNU Compiler Collection - GNU Project - Free Software Foundation (FSF)
Down Load:- Click Here
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Software Name:Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory
Distro: Any Distross
Purpose: Gaming
Extra Info: An FPS game specially created for Linux User. This game is meant to be played online with full throttle.
Home Page: Click Here
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Software Name: Racer
Distro: Any Distross
Purpose:Gaming
Extra Info:Racer is a free cross-platform car simulation project (for non-commercial use), using professional car physics papers to achieve a realistic feeling. Cars, tracks and such can be created relatively easy (compared to other, more closed, driving simulations). The 3D and other file formats are, or should be, documented. Editors and support programs are also available to get a very customizable and expandable simulator. OpenGL is used for rendering.
Home Page: Click Here
Download: Click Here
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Software Name: GNOME Commander
Distro: Any DIstross
[b][Extra Info:/B]GNOME Commander is a fast and powerful graphical file manager for the Gnome desktop environment, it has a "two-pane" interface in the tradition of Norton and Midnight Commander.
Home Page: Click Here
Download: Click Here
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Software Name:Typing Trainer
Distro:Any Distross
Purpose:To increase typing speed
Extra Info:Typing Trainer is designed for exercising typing speed and typing accuracy, by providing an environment to type in a copy of an original text within a specific time period. It also has the ability to store the results of such an exercise for exam purposes.
Home Page: Click Here
Dowloads: Click Here
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Software Name: Bluetooth remote-control
Distro:Any Distross
Extra Info: Bluetooth remote-control makes it possible to use your Bluetooth-capable cell phone as a mouse in X, which is useful for remote controling your computer.
Download: Click Here
Home Page: Click Here
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Software Name:FireFox
Distro:Any Distross
Purpose:Web Browsing
Extra Info:Mozilla FireFox empowers you to accomplish your online activities faster, more safely and efficiently than any other browser, period. Built with Tab browsing, popup blocking and a number of other seamless innovations, Mozilla FireFox stands out ahead.
Download: Click Here
Home Page: Click Here
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Software Name Opera
Distro:Any Distross
Purpose:Web Browsing
Extra Info:Goals: cross-platform (thanks to QT library), very ergonomic (greatly customizable GUI), high speed (higher than IE), tabbed-browsing, built-in e-mail client, pop-up killer,...
Very useful is session saver: At start Opera can restore it's state before last end. Everything in 4MB!

Displaying: Obviously CSS styles and JavaScript (Java is optional). Version 7.x displays pages excellent. By my web-designer experience: what displays good in Opera will also be good in Mozilla and IE.
Home Page: Opera web browser: Homepage
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Software Name: CPUtemp
Distro: Any distrss
Purpose:To measure the temperature of CPU
Extra Info: CPUtemp is a Gnome applet that displays the current CPU temperature in the tray. It is written in Perl using Perl-Gtk2 bindings. It uses the syskernel interface to read temperature sensor data.
Home Page: http://cputemp.sourceforge.net/
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Software Name: KHealthCare
Distro: Any Distross
Purpose: Hardware Monitoring
Extra Info: KHealthCare is a hardware monitoring program, running under Linux / KDE.
Home Page: http://homepages.fh-giessen.de/%...care/main.html
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Software Name:Ghost for Linux
Distro:Any distross
Purpose: Backup and Partition Manager
Extra Info: Ghost for Linux is a hard disk and partition imaging and cloning tool similar to Norton Ghost(c). The created images are optionally compressed and transferred to an FTP server. The included kernel supports almost every common network interface, ATA and serial-ATA drives. The extended kernel on CD supports SCSI and several 1000 MBit network cards. It comes as 2 boot/root disks or a bootable CD image with an ncurses GUI.
Home Page: Confixx Professional
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Software Name: Everest QDictionary
Distro: Any Distross
Purpose: To Search word meaning easily.
Extra Info: It includes 35 dictionaries with almost 3.000.000 records. Everest Dictionary is the greatest of the free dictionaries available to the public. Covers all main european languages
The possibility to search words in many dictionaries. It is possible to search words across many dictionaries. It monitors the clipboard; in any program, a simple copy of the word to the clipboard using "Copy" command will have as effect the automatic search of the word in the dictionary.
Home Page: Free Soft - Freeware applications
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Software Name: XNVIEW
Distro: Any Distros
Purpose: Image Editing/Viewing
Extra Info: XnView is image viewer and editor. It can import 400 from different grafical formats and it can export to 50 formats. Basic operations with images (resize, change of color depth, filters..) Conversions of pictures can be also made in console (usefull for shell scripts).
Home Page: Free graphic and photo viewer - XnView - GRAPHIC VIEWER
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Software Name: Corel PHOTO-PAINT
Distro: ANy Distross
Purpose: Image editing
Extra Info: Corel Photo-Paint is the well known image creation and photo editing application.

While many may prefer GIMP for quick and dirty image editing, Corel Photo-Paint may become the new favorite for batch processing of images and complex graphical effects.
Home Page: Corel Corporation - Home of CorelDRAW, WordPerfect, Paint Shop Pro, Photo Album and Painter
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Software Name: Moonlight 3D Atelier
Distro: Any distross
Purpose:3d Animation
Extra Info:Moonlight 3D is a free and open source, cross platform, 3D software package. Moonlight 3D supports such feature as: 3D modelling, 3D animation, NURBS based modelling, Bezier curve based modelling, texture mapping, GStreamer integration, Ray-tracing, Radiosity, and more.
Home PAge: http://www.moonlight3d.com/
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Software Name:GIMP
Distro:Any Distross
Purpose: Image Editing
Extra Info: GIMP is an acronym for GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed piece of software suitable for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring.
Home Page: GIMP - The GNU Image Manipulation Program
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Software Namepenquicktime
Distro:Any Distross
Purpose:Media Player
Extra Info:OpenQuicktime aims to be a portable library for handling Apples QuickTime popular media files on Unix-like environments. It is aim is to provide encoding, authoring and editing support as well as video playback.
Home Page: OpenQuicktime - a new Quicktime Library
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Software Name:XviD
Distro:Any Distros
Purpose:Media Player for XVID files
Extra Info:XviD is a high-quality ISO MPEG-4 compliant video codec.
Home Page:Xvid.org: Home of the Xvid Codec
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Software Name: SIM (Simple Instant Messenger)
Distro: Any Distross
Purpose: Online Chat
Extra Info: An instant messagner used for online chatting...
Home Page: Please wait...
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Software Name: Netscape 7.2
Distro: Any Distros
Purpose: Web Browsing
Extra Info:
In addition to high-speed browsing and instant-messaging capabilities, Netscape features one-click searching from the address bar; Quick Launch, which reduces the browser start-up time; Click-to-Search, which allows users to select a word within a Web page and search; improved instant messaging, including support for buddy icons, file transfers, and buddy alerts; and tabbed browsing, which allows users to view multiple Web pages in a single browser window. Netscape 7.2 offers improved pop-up blocking and enhanced security. New features include extended address-bar searching, enhanced tabbed browsing, improved downloading, and new printing options.
Home Page:Home Page Netscape.com
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Software Name:aMSN
Distro: Any Distros
Purpose: Online Chatting
Extra Info: A MSN Messenger clone for Linux.
Home Page; Alvaro's Messenger
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Software Name: Salamander
Distro: Any Distros
Purpose: Web Browsing
Extra Info: Salamander is a web browser for Linux (and possibly Unix) written in C,that uses the Gnome2/GTK2 libraries.It also uses the Mozilla engine Gecko for compatibilty issues with the internet standards.
Home Page:
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Software Name: libdvdcss
Distro: ANy Distros
Purpose: DVD Player
Extra Info: libdvdread provides a simple foundation for reading DVD video disks. It provides the functionality that is required to access many DVDs. It parses IFO files, reads NAV-blocks, and performs CSS authentication and descrambling.
Home Page: VideoLAN developers - libdvdcss
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Software Name:Gaim
Distro: Any distros mainly comes pre-installed
Purpose:Instant Messaging
Extra Info: Gaim is a multi-protocol instant messaging client for Linux, BSD, MacOS X, and Windows. It is compatible with AIM (Oscar and TOC protocols), ICQ, MSN Messenger, Yahoo, IRC, Jabber, Gadu-Gadu, and Zephyr networks. Gaim users can log in to multiple accounts on multiple IM networks simultaneously. This means that you can be chatting with friends on AOL Instant Messenger, talking to a friend on Yahoo Messenger, and sitting in an IRC channel all at the same time.
Home Page: News - Pidgin
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Software Name: Yahoo! Messenger for Unix
Distro: Unix.
Purpose: Instant Messaging
Extra Info: Yahoo! Messenger for Unix.
Home Page: Unix Version - Yahoo! Messenger
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Software Name: linphone
Distro:: Any Distross
Purpose:: PC to PC call
Extra Info: Linphone allows you to make two-party phone calls using an IP network. Easy to use, it has a gnome graphical interface. As it uses a very minimal implementation of the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) in order to establish the call, it MAY work with other sip-phones. RTP is used to transport voice over IP.
Home Page:Bienvenue - Linphone, an open-source sip video-phone for linux and windows
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Software Name:Kmess
Distro: KDE Distross
Purpose: Instant Messaging
Extra Info: MSN Messanger for KDE.
Home Page:KMess, MSN Messenger for Linux - Home
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Software Name: libbeep
Distro: Any Linux Distros
Purpose: Music Player.
Extra Info: A way to get music from your PC beeper in any Linux program.
Home Page: Index of /~raine/pub/software/beeper
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Software Name:Gzilla
Distro: Any Distros
Purpose: Web Browsing
Extra Info: Gzilla is a Web browser written in the Gtk+ framework.
Home Page: Gzilla
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^^ Added more why don't you shift to Linux even Aero fails infront of Festive Fawn+ Berly is what I uuse right now .... JUst give it a try ... No windows in my computer
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