Ubuntu Software

Just a brain dump of some useful Ubuntu software I ran across while browsing recently.

Beagle

Beagle

beagle-project.org/Main_Page
It’s like Mac OS X’s Spotlight
apt-get install beagle


Bluefish

Bluefish

bluefish.openoffice.nl
Programmer text editor
apt-get install bluefish
[Mac version: “fink install bluefish”]


Amarok
last.fm

Amarok

amarok.kde.org
iTunes replacement, integrated with last.fm music site
apt-get install amarok


Quanta

Quanta

quanta.kdewebdev.org
Programming text editor; uses fish://.. to edit via ssh


nvu

Nvu

nvu.com
Web design app like FrontPage or DreamWeaver

sudo apt-get install nvu
sudo cat > /usr/share/applications/nvu.desktop <<EOF
[Desktop Entry]
Name=Nvu
Comment=Web Development Editor
Exec=nvu
Icon=nvu.xpm
Terminal=false
Type=Application
Categories=Application;Network;
EOF
killall gnome-panel

[requires universe and multiverse repositories]


 

Kate

packages.ubuntulinux.org/dapper/editors/kate
Another text editor
apt-get install kate


 

Windows TrueType fonts

www.ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=208396
How to install your Windows TrueType fonts into Ubuntu
apt-get install msttcorefonts
wget http://www.auriance.com/docs/ubuntu/nicefonts.tbz

extract nicefonts.tbz into /etc/fonts as root


Xara LX

Xara LX

xaralx.org
Graphics Editor


 

weex

packages.ubuntu.com/breezy/net/weex
Web site mirroring command


 

IEs 4 Linux

tatanka.com.br/ies4linux
Lets you run Windows IE under Wine on Linux

Published by

rae

Mac developer

4 thoughts on “Ubuntu Software”

  1. A great list to have plainly available. It’s all software I installed over time after trying a bunch of other applications on Ubuntu. I pretty much have all the functionality I had on OSX on Ubuntu now, with the exception of a non $$$$ movie editor. Diva is looking pretty good though.

    minor edit by Reid: s/this/Diva/

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