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Web Browsers

  • Firefox — The Firefox Web Browser is the faster, more secure, and fully customizable way to surf the web.
http://www.mozilla.com/firefox/ || firefox
  • Surf — A minimal Web Browser with minimal features,with support for patches created with the suckless philosophy.
https://surf.suckless.org/ || surf
  • Chromium — Google's attempt at creating a safer, faster, and more stable browser.
https://www.chromium.org/ || chromium
  • Dillo — a lightweight graphical web browser which aims to be efficient on system resources.
https://www.dillo.org/ || dillo
http://edbrowse.org/ || edbrowse
  • Eolie — Eolie is a simple web browser built for the GNOME desktop environment.
https://wiki.gnome.org/Apps/Eolie || eolie
  • Epiphany — Epiphany is another web browser for GNOME with different design goals and more unique features.
https://wiki.gnome.org/Apps/Web/ || epiphany
  • Falkon — Falkon is a KDE web browser it aims to be a lightweight web browser while having features you expect from a web browser,comes with built in Adblocker.
https://www.falkon.org/ || falkon
  • Flinks — Flinks is a text-mode flashing word web browser meant for speed reading.
http://mbays.freeshell.org/flinks/ || flinks

Matrix Clients

  • Riot.im — Riot.im is a cross-platform, free software instant messaging client based on Electron for the Matrix protocol.
https://about.riot.im/ || riot-desktop or via flatpak
  • Fractal — Fractal is a free software instant messaging client for Gtk desktops for the Matrix protocol.
https://wiki.gnome.org/Apps/Fractal || fractal or via flatpak
  • Spectral — Spectral is a free software instant messaging client based on Qt for on the Matrix protocol.
https://gitlab.com/b0/spectral || via flatpak

IRC Clients

  • Hexchat — Hexchat is an easy to use IRC client for UNIX-like operating systems and Windows
https://hexchat.github.io/ || hexchat or via flatpak
  • Polari — Polari is an easy to use IRC client that integrates seamlessly with Gtk environments
https://wiki.gnome.org/Apps/Polari/ || polari or via flatpak

Instant Messaging

  • Signal — Signal is a free software, cross-platform, encrypted messaging service
https://www.signal.org/ || Signal-Desktop or via flatpak
  • Skype — Skype is proprietary instant messaging software that allows users to share both text and video messages.
https://www.skype.com/en/ || skype or via flatpak
  • Discord — Discord is a proprietary voice and text chat program targeted at gamers as a replacement for Skype and TeamSpeak
https://discordapp.com/ || via flatpak


Office suite

  • LibreOffice — LibreOffice is a free and open-source office suite, containing word processor, spreadsheet, presentation, diagram, database, and formula programs.
https://www.libreoffice.org/ || libreoffice or via flatpak

Word Processors

  • LyX — lyX is a document processor that combines LaTeX and a graphical interface
https://www.lyx.org || lyx