Some of the freewares available on Linux.
- Amarok – Linux music player.
- SoundConverter – Convert media into different sound formats.
- Audacity – Multiplatform Audio Editor
- MediaCoder – Great tool for ripping CDs, DVDs, etc and converting between tons of video formats.
- amsn – MSN Messenger client for Linux.
- Deluge – Lightweight Bittorrent client for Linux.
- Firefox – Multiplatform Internet Browser
- Mozilla Thunderbird – Powerful spam filtering, solid interface, and all the features you need.
- Transmission – Very nice torrent downloader.
- Seamonkey – The SeaMonkey project is a community effort to develop the SeaMonkey all-in-one internet application suite.
- Scribus – a desktop publishing (DTP) application
- OpenOffice.Org – Open Source Office Suite (Microsoft Office Replacement)
- BlueFish – Advanced text editor.
- VLC – Plays more video files than most players: Quicktime, AVI, DIVX, OGG, and more.
- MPlayer – The interface and buttons are not as nice or as Mac-like in feel, but it may play even more video files than VLC.
- MythTV – A full featured network streaming digital video recorder, a digital multimedia home entertainment system, or Home Theater Personal Computer.
- Recordmydesktop – A desktop recorder for Linux (Alternative to Camstudio).
- FreeMind – Free Mind-Mapping Software
- Handbreak – DVD ripper and MPEG-4 / H.264 encoding. Very simple to use.