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2011-11-26 15:13:46

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Software reviews
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picasa
"Not bad. I prefer Gthumb, as Picasa is big, keeps a huge database, and is a secret Wine user, so it looks ugly."
3
deluge
"A good torrent client. It has it's flaws, but it includes a queuing system, which is what Transmission notably lacks."
4
midori
"Not bad, but crashes constantly. Needs work!"
3
firefox
"My favorite browser. Period. Highly extensible with thousands of free addons. Firefox 4 is a significant upgrade and is on par with Chromium speed wise. If you want "simple" (and glichy, it can't be just me...) perhaps Chromium is more your style. For power users Firefox is the way to go."
5
chromium
"Good browser. Not as featureful as Firefox, but if you don't need advanced bookmarking and downloading features it's pretty good. Firefox 4 is faster on my box, so I don't get the hype about speed. Maybe I'm missing something..."
4
radiotray
"Good simple app to play internet radio stations. Didn't work 100% of the time for me though."
4
gpodder
"It's good, but misses some core options that I can't live without."
4
banshee
"I've never had much luck with this one, which is too bad because I would love to have all these freature in one application. The way I hear people rave about it I feel like it must just be me! The core function, music management has always worked well for me though."
3
brasero
"Simple and fast. Has always worked for me, but I've heard that it doesn't work on all computers. This is not a comprehensive burning solution, but for simple task you want do quickly this is the way to go. It's also very well integrated into the GNOME environment."
4
pcmanfm
"Good, light-weight stand in for some of the more bulky file managers. Very fast and has tabbed browsing."
5
clamav
"Good only if you have to have it because of other people's problems. We are using Linux after all!"
4
mountmanager
"Not bad, but you really need to understand what you're doing to use this, which sorta defeats the purpose."
3
p7zip-full
"Essential!"
5
subdownloader
"It works well and is worth using, but it lacks some fundamental GNOME integration features."
4
gprename
"Not bad, but Pyrenamer is a much more comprehensive mass renamer."
3
luckybackup
"Good backup utility with advanced features. The way the settings are can be a bit off putting though."
4
lshw-gtk
"Good tool for getting detailed hardware info. Hardinfo is much more comprehensive, but this one's good too."
4
geany
"My favorite text editor. Fast with lots of options!"
5
bleachbit
"Works well."
4
eog
"Very basic image viewer. Does what it says, but if you use Nautilus Elementary Gloobus Preview is quicker and Gthumb has more features but is just as fast."
3
comix
"Must have app. Could be a little more feature rich in the library part though."
5
shutter
"Best screenshot tool around!"
5
gthumb
"By far my favorite image manager."
5
artha
"Very good! Has a tray icon and runs in the background. You can highlight any word in any program, hit the hot key, and up comes the definiton (along with synonyms, derivatives, and much more)."
5
backintime-gnome
"Good, simple backup tool that allows scheduling. Recommended!"
4
ailurus
"Good tool, comparable to Ubuntu Tweak. But it offers different things, so another good tool for beginners!"
4
htop
"Top on steroids!"
5
devede
"Has not failed me yet!"
5
keepassx
"Best, easiest standalone password manager for Linux. It's exported files are cross-platform too."
4
ubuntu-tweak
"Lots of settings consolidated in one place. Great for the new Mint user, highly recommended!"
5
gwibber
"This app almost correctly for me consistenty."
2
minitube
"Cool little to-the-point app. Recommended!"
4
miro
"A bit buggy on Linux, but it's the easiest to use podcast manager around. The advantage it has over Gpodder is that you can set an individual downloading schedule for each feed. It does torrents too, but I don't use it for that, so I can't comment on that functionality. It does not support flash either, so trying to search for feeds from within Miro can be a headache."
4
rhythmbox
"Pretty good music player, I use it often. It lacks a file browser, which is a huge downfall. It can be testy with file types that other players read easily even though they're always saying things like "It uses the same backend" and whatnot. Just be sure to install Clementine or Deadbeef for an easy access player for files you don't want in your "library", like audio books."
3
thunderbird
"Good mail program. I favor it to Evolution, but it has it's quirks."
4
gimp
"One of my favorites. This is not a beginners program! But it's not hard to learn either."
5
opera
"Decent browser. I'm not a big fan, but I can see why others would like it. Until extensions become the norm I'll not be using this one. It does come with an astounding amount of features out of the box though."
3
gparted
"Works well, but has problems interacting with Nautilus. I use it on a boot disk when I need it."
3
vlc
"Great Player. Plays things the others won't!"
5