Free Linux Software to Enrich Your Life
Forget crappy Windows or pricey Mac software.
Thanks to the open source community, there's plenty of free and robust operating systems and application software.
On this page, we will provide a list of some excellent open source operating systems and applications that will enrich your life.
All software applications listed below run on both CentOS and Linux Mint.
Links to these free software are available in the titles below.
CentOS and Linux MintCentOS and Linux Mint are two of the most popular, open source Linux operating systems.
CentOS (which is basiscally a free version of Redhat Enterprise Linux) is an extremely robust operating system and can be used on both computer desktops and servers.
If you're migrating from Windows and looking for a good, user friendly Linux OS, you can't go wrong wth Linux Mint. The current version of Linux Mint is Linux Mint 18.3, a.k.a. Sylvia.
So what is Virtualization?
Virtualization allows you to run multiple operating systems on the same computer simultaneously.
No dual booting or any of that nonsense needed.
This means you can run Ubuntu, Fedora, Linux Mint or CentOS on a Windows computer, and vice versa.
If you intend to play around with virtualization, we recommend your computer has at least 8GB of RAM.
A multi-platform notes application, CherryTree is extremely user-friendly and very robust.
The application also supports rich text and html.
We have used QuiteRSS for over three years and enthuasistically recommend it.
Among the various e-mail clients we have tried, Thunderbird has always struck us a stellar application.
Thunderbird is easy to setup and use, and you can quickly hit the ground running with it.
By the way FTP stands for File Transfer Protocol.