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RytronII
Ireland
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2019-06-17 14:14:21


Hardware devices
Device Release
IMedia 5064
Packard-Bell Desktop, Works perfectly
Mint (older version)
Aspire 5633WLMi
Acer Laptop or Netbook, Works perfectly
Mint (older version)
TravelMate 4220
Acer Laptop or Netbook, Works perfectly
Mint (older version)
Software reviews
Software Score
hotot
"My tweet app of choice."
5
opera
"Good browser. It's a pity it's proprietary."
4
mintupdate
"The Ultimate Update Manager!"
5
medit
"Loses 1 star for lack of a spellchecker."
4
pluma
"Lacks a save session plugin."
4
geany
"Fine text editor."
5
luckybackup
"Has many options."
5
quiterss
"This has just replaced Liferea as my #1 RSS reader."
5
pyrenamer
"Equally as great as gprename."
5
pyroom
"Ideal for getting things done."
5
vokoscreen
"My favorite screencaster."
5
kazam
"Goodbye gtk-recordMyDesktop."
5
key-mon
"Very handy for video tutorials."
5
epiphany-browser
"Underrated solid browser."
4
gufw
"Ace GUI."
4
terminator
"Very handy."
5
gnome-do
"Kupfer and Synapse are far better."
2
guake
"I wish it had a drag and drop text feature."
5
mintmenu
"The best menu ever!"
5
scummvm
"Compliments DosBox."
5
burgerspace
"Retro bliss."
5
supertux
"Akin to Super Mario Bros."
5
frozen-bubble
"Great for short bursts of entertainment."
4
calibre
"Used for all my ebook needs,"
4
hexchat
"Ace xchat replacement."
5
synapse
"Akin to Kupfer."
5
virtualbox-nonfree
"Invaluable!"
5
youtube-dl
"Works very well with Youtube-dlG."
4
chromium-browser-l10n
"Lightning fast!"
5
xfburn
"My #1 burner."
4
supertuxkart
"Akin to Super Mario Kart."
4
gparted
"Easy to use powerful partitioner."
5
gpodder
"I'd give it 5 stars if it could also download videos from Dailymotion and YouTube. All in all though an excellent app. Kudos to Thomas Perl."
4
gedit-plugins
"The gedit 'Session Saver' plugin is an invaluable tool."
5
brasero
"Has never let me down."
4
steadyflow
"Very simple but also very fast."
5
multiget
"Turbo charged download manager!"
5
e-uae
"It is time to play those old classics again!"
4
fuse-emulator-sdl
"The Speccy lives!"
4
yakuake
"Very nice but better suited to KDE since it has loads of dependencies - try Guake for non-KDE setup."
4
mupen64plus
"Too many problems with this one so I use Project64 in WINE instead."
2
tilda
"Quick as lightning but needs a lot more improvements."
3
mplayer
"Powerhouse open source media player."
5
totem
"Almost perfect."
4
vinagre
"Sweet remote desktop viewer."
5
lightning-extension
"This calendar makes my Mozilla Thunderbird setup complete."
5
hardinfo
"Gives info packed reports."
5
gprename
"No need to use any other rename program."
5
gnome-search-tool
"Very useful."
5
gnome-system-monitor
"The ultimate monitoring tool."
5
gdebi
"Much faster than Software Manager for installing deb files."
5
file-roller
"Top marks!"
5
googleearth
"Font issues but still very good."
4
soundconverter
"Can massively shrink down a mp3 to ogg and retain near the same quality."
5
htop
"Lightweigtht but info packed."
5
gtk-recordmydesktop
"Has improved immensely."
5
pavucontrol
"A must have for audio recording."
5
skype
"VOIP at its finest."
4
openshot
"Almost perfect and my new favorite video editor."
4
gramps
"Tricky to get the hang of but still a decent family tree tool."
4
pyneighborhood
"Decent network tool."
4
recoll
"Really handy utility."
5
firestarter
"Old but very easy to use and sturdy."
4
speedcrunch
"Nifty calculator."
5
kompozer
"Could be awesome if it was more polished."
4
easytag
"Easy and very useful."
4
convertall
"Very useful."
5
clamtk
"Needs more polishing."
4
chromium-browser
"Fast but I still prefer Firefox."
4
checkgmail
"Very handy."
4
catfish
"Damn fast!"
5
libreoffice-calc
"I use this and writer the most."
5
libreoffice-writer
"I use this and calc the most."
5
acroread
"Not needed since Evince and many other apps do a far better job."
1
handbrake-gtk
"HandBrake brings the video size down considerably whilst keeping the quality very high."
5
turpial
"Finally, a proper Twitter client."
5
simple-scan
"Basic but very dependable."
4
gnome-terminal
"My favorite terminal emulator."
5
kupfer
"A must have!"
5
caja
"Very good file manager. It is catching up to Nautilus slowly but surely."
4
nautilus
"The ultimate file manager!"
5
pcmanfm
"This has the edge on Thunar."
4
thunar
"Needs more work but still good."
4
synaptic
"I still prefer this to the Software Manager."
5
bleachbit
"The CCleaner for GNU/Linux."
5
keepassx
"The auto-type hotkey feature is the icing on the cake!"
5
unetbootin
"I love the boot from ISO option."
5
stella
"Nice!"
5
gfceu
"Simple but works very well."
5
vice
"The C64 lives on!"
5
dosbox
"Old school bliss."
5
zsnes
"I can re-live my SNES days. ^_^"
5
openarena
"Out of this world! Akin to Nexuiz."
5
nexuiz
"Out of this world!"
5
mousepad
"Lite but does the job. Akin to Leafpad."
5
leafpad
"Lite but does the job."
5
openoffice.org
"Still great but I prefer LibreOffice."
5
guvcview
"Far better than Cheese."
5
cheese
"Average for videos but fine for pictures."
3
clementine
"My favorite music player bar none."
5
playonlinux
"I prefer POL far more than Crossover."
5
libreoffice
"5/5 Who needs MS Office?"
5
audacity
"Very powerful audio editor."
5
filezilla
"The ultimate FTP app."
5
gimp
"5/5 Who needs Photoshop?"
5
blockout2
"This is seriously addictive."
5
gedit
"There are many great text editors in GNU/Linux but this is still my fave."
5
firefox
"Firefox has been my default web browser for many years now."
5
wine
"Sometimes buggy but still great."
4
liferea
"I tried many RSS clients including Google Reader but I've stayed with Liferea now for some time."
5
thunderbird
"Who needs Outlook Express? Superb email client."
5
pidgin
"I've yet to find a better IM client."
5
gwget
"I like this just as much Uget."
5
uget
"I use this with Gwget."
5
deja-dup
"Perfect for both encrypting and incremental backups. The plain appearence belies just how great this utility is."
5
xchat
"My one stop for IRC. ^_^"
5
exaile
"Nice music player."
4
artha
"Even better than Wordnet!"
5
korganizer
"This is by far my favorite calendar app in GNU/Linux."
4
grsync
"I use this for all my syncing needs."
5
vlc
"Best video player by far!"
5