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1 Others

1.1 Organization

1.1.1 Personal information managers

These applications support time, task and contacts management.

  • Evolution — Personal information management application that provides integrated mail, calendaring and address book functionality. Part of

gnome-extra. || evolution
  • Kontact — Integrated solution to your personal information management. || kontact
  • Osmo — GTK+ personal organizer, which includes calendar, tasks manager and address book modules. || osmo

1.1.2 Time management Console
  • Calcurse — Text-based ncurses calendar and scheduling system (supports CalDAV) || calcurse
  • khal — Command-line (non-interactive) and ncurses (interactive) calendar system (supports CalDAV) || khal
  • Remind — Highly sophisticated text-based calendaring and notification system. || remind
  • When — Simple personal calendar program. || when Graphical
  • chinese-calendar — Chinese traditional calendar for Ubuntu Kylin. || chinese-calendar
  • Deepin Calendar — Calendar application for Deepin. || deepin-calendar
  • GNOME Calendar — Calendar application for GNOME. || gnome-calendar
  • KAlarm — Personal alarm message, command and email scheduler, part of

kdepim. || kalarm
  • KOrganizer — Calendar and scheduling program, part of

kdepim. || korganizer
  • Nextcloud Calendar — Calendar app for Nextcloud. || nextcloud-app-calendar
  • Orage — GTK+ calendar and task manager often seen integrated with Xfce. || orage
  • TkRemind — Sophisticated calendar and alarm program. || remind

1.1.3 Time trackers

  • GNOME Break Timer — Keeps track of how much you are using the computer, and it reminds you to take regular breaks. || gnome-break-timer
  • GNOME Clocks — Clocks application for GNOME, including alarm, stopwatch and timer functionality. || gnome-clocks ||
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  • Hamster — Time tracking application that helps you to keep track on how much time you have spent during the day on activities you choose to track. || hamster-time-tracker
  • Kronometer — Stopwatch application for KDE. || kronometer
  • KTeaTime — Handy timer for steeping tea. || kteatime
  • Orage Globaltime — Show clocks from different countries. || orage
  • RSIBreak — Takes care of your health and regularly breaks your work to avoid repetitive strain injury (RSI). || rsibreak
  • Workrave — Program that assists in the recovery and prevention of RSI. || workrave

1.1.4 Task management Console
  • Taskwarrior — Command-line To-do list application with support for lua customization and more. || task
  • todoman — Command-line To-do list manager (supports CalDAV) || todoman Graphical
  • GNOME To Do — Personal task manager for GNOME. || gnome-todo
  • Nextcloud Tasks — Tasks app for Nextcloud. || nextcloud-app-tasks
  • Tasque — Easy quick task management app written in C#. || tasque
  • Zanshin — To-do management application based on Akonadi. || zanshin

1.1.5 Contacts management Console
  • Abook — Text-based contacts manager designed for use with mutt. || abook
  • Khard — Command-line addressbook that is able to sync with CardDAV-servers. || khard Graphical
  • GNOME Contacts — Contacts manager for GNOME. || gnome-contacts
  • KAddressBook — Address book manager for KDE. || kaddressbook
  • LDAP Administration Tool — Browse LDAP-based directories and add/edit/delete entries contained within. || lat
  • Nextcloud Contacts — Contacts app for Nextcloud. || nextcloud-app-contacts
  • phpLDAPadmin — LDAP client webapp. Its hierarchical tree-viewer and advanced search functionality make it intuitive to browse and administer your LDAP directory. || phpldapadmin

1.1.6 Financial management

See also Wikipedia:Comparison of accounting software.

  • BillReminder — Small and quick accounting application designed to allow for easy tracking of bills. || billreminder
  • GnuCash — Financial application that implements a double-entry book-keeping system with features for small business accounting. || gnucash
  • HomeBank — Easy to use finance manager that can analyse your personal finance in detail using powerful filtering tools and graphs. || homebank
  • KMyMoney — Personal finance manager that operates in a similar way to Microsoft Money. It supports different account types, categorisation of expenses and incomes, reconciliation of bank accounts and import/export to the “QIF” file format. || kmymoney
  • Ledger — Ledger is a powerful, double-entry accounting system that is accessed from the UNIX command-line. || ledger
  • Money Manager EX — An easy-to-use personal finance suite || moneymanagerex
  • Skrooge — Personal finances manager for the KDE desktop. || skrooge

1.1.7 Cryptocurrency

  • Bitcoin Core — Connect to the Bitcoin P2P Network. || bitcoin-qt
  • Electrum — Lightweight Bitcoin client. || electrum || etherwall

1.1.8 Project management

See also Wikipedia:Comparison of project management software.

  • Calligra Plan — Project management application, which is intended for managing moderately large projects with multiple resources. || calligra-plan
  • Planner — Project management application for GNOME. || planner

1.2 Education

See also List of Applications/Games#Education.

1.2.1 Flashcards

See also Wikipedia:List of flashcard software.

  • Anki — Intelligent spaced-repetition memory training program. || anki
  • KWordQuiz — Tool that gives you a powerful way to master new vocabularies. Part of

kdeedu. || kwordquiz
  • Parley — Program to help you memorize things. It uses the spaced repetition learning method, also known as flash cards. Part of

kdeedu. || parley

1.2.2 Touch typing Console
  • GNU Typist — Universal typing tutor. || gtypist
  • Typespeed — Test your typing speed, and get your fingers' CPS. || typespeed Graphical
  • Klavaro — Teaching touch typing that intends to be keyboard and language independent. || klavaro
  • KTouch — Program to learn and practice touch typing. Part of

kdeedu. || ktouch
  • TIPP10 — Intelligent touch typing tutor. || tipp10

1.2.3 Recipe management

  • GNOME Recipes — Recipe management application for GNOME. || gnome-recipes
  • Gourmet — Simple but powerful recipe-managing application. || gourmet

1.3 Accessibility

See Accessibility for tips on operating the desktop and Category:Accessibility for all available articles. See also On-screen keyboards.

1.3.1 Speech synthesizers

See also Wikipedia:Comparison of speech synthesizers and listening comparison of the different engines.

  • eSpeak — Compact speech synthesizer for more than 50 languages. || espeak
  • eSpeak NG — Fork of eSpeak (due to inactivity of original maintainer). || espeak-ng
  • Festival — General framework for building speech synthesis systems as well as including examples of various modules. As a whole it offers full text to speech. || festival
  • Flite — Lightweight speech synthesis engine. || flite
  • Gespeaker — GTK+ frontend for espeak. It allows you to play a text in many languages with settings for voice, pitch, volume and speed. || gespeaker
  • KMouth — Speech synthesizer frontend which enables persons that cannot speak to let their computer speak. || kmouth
  • Orca — Screen reader for individuals who are blind or visually impaired, using eSpeak (via Speech Dispatcher). || orca
  • Speech Dispatcher — Common interface to speech synthesis. It has backends for eSpeak, Festival, and a few other speech synthesizers. || speech-dispatcher

1.3.2 Speech recognition

See also Wikipedia:Speech recognition software for Linux.

  • Julius — Large vocabulary continuous speech recognition engine. || julius

1.3.3 Screen magnifiers

  • KMag — Small KDE utility to magnify a part of the screen. || kmag

1.3.4 Mouse

  • Easystroke — Use mouse gestures to initiate commands and hotkeys. || easystroke
  • KMouseTool — Clicks the mouse whenever the mouse cursor pauses briefly. It was designed to help those with repetitive strain injuries, for whom pressing buttons hurts. || kmousetool
  • Mousetweaks — Accessibility enhancements for pointing devices. || mousetweaks

1.4 Display managers

See the main article: Display manager#List of display managers.

1.5 Desktop environments

See the main article: Desktop environment#List of desktop environments.

1.5.1 Window managers Console

See also List of applications/Utilities#Terminal multiplexers, which offer some of the functions of window managers for the console.

  • twin — Text-mode window manager. || twin Graphical

See the main article: Window manager#List of window managers. Composite managers

See the main article: Xorg#List of composite managers.

1.5.2 Window tilers

  • PyWO — Allows you to easily organize windows on the desktop using keyboard shortcuts. || {{{4}}}

1.5.3 Taskbars

See also Wikipedia:Taskbar.

  • Cairo-Dock — Highly customizable dock and launcher application. || cairo-dock
  • Docky — Full fledged dock application that makes opening common applications and managing windows easier and quicker. || docky || gnome-panel
  • Latte — Dock based on Plasma frameworks that provides an elegant and intuitive experience for your tasks and plasmoids. || latte-dock
  • LXPanel — Lightweight X11 desktop panel and part of the LXDE desktop. || lxpanel
  • MATE Panel — Panel included in the MATE desktop. || mate-panel
  • Plank — Elegant, simple, clean dock from pantheon desktop environment. || plank
  • PyPanel — Lightweight panel/taskbar written in Python and C. || pypanel
  • Tint2 — Simple panel/taskbar developed specifically for Openbox. || tint2
  • Xfce Panel — Panel included in the Xfce desktop. || xfce4-panel
  • xmobar — A lightweight, text-based, status bar written in Haskell. || xmobar

1.5.4 System tray

  • AllTray — Dock other applications into the system tray (notification area). || alltray
  • Stalonetray — Stand-alone and KDE system tray (notification area) for Xorg. It has full XEMBED support and minimal dependencies: an X11 lib only. Stalonetray works with virtually any EWMH-compliant window manager. || stalonetray
  • Trayer — Lightweight GTK+-based system tray (notification area). || trayer

1.5.5 Application launchers

See also Wikipedia:Comparison of desktop application launchers.

  • Albert — Sophisticated, plugin based standalone keyboard launcher. || albert
  • Application Finder — Easy-to-use application launcher from Xfce. || xfce4-appfinder
  • dmenu — Fast and lightweight dynamic menu for X which is also useful as an application launcher. || dmenu
  • Gmrun — Lightweight GTK+-based application launcher, with the ability to run programs inside a terminal and other handy features. || gmrun
  • GNOME Do — Application launcher inspired by Quicksilver with many plugins, originally developed for the GNOME desktop. || gnome-do
  • Gnome-Pie — Circular application launcher (pie menu) for Linux. It is made of several pies, each consisting of multiple slices. || gnome-pie
  • Kupfer — Convenient command and access tool for the GNOME desktop that can launch applications, open documents and access different types of objects and act on them. || kupfer
  • Launchy — Very popular cross-platform application launcher with a plugin-based system used to provide extra functionality. || launchy
  • rofi — Popup window switcher roughly based on superswitcher, requiring only xlib and pango. || rofi
  • Synapse — Semantic launcher written in Vala that you can use to start applications as well as find and access relevant documents and files by making use of the Zeitgeist engine. || synapse

1.5.6 Application menu editors

  • Alacarte — Add or remove applications from the main menu. || alacarte
  • KMenuEdit — Edit one of the KDE application launchers. || kmenuedit
  • Mozo — Change which applications are shown on the main menu. || mozo

1.5.7 Wallpaper setters

See also Wikipedia:Wallpaper (computing).

  • feh — A lightweight and powerful image viewer that can also be used to manage the desktop wallpaper. || feh
  • habak — A background changing app. || habak
  • hsetroot — A tool to create compose wallpapers. || hsetroot
  • Nitrogen — A fast and lightweight desktop background browser and setter for X windows. || nitrogen
  • pywal — Changes the wallpaper and creates matching colorschemes for various applications (rofi, i3, terminals) || python-pywal
  • Variety — Changes the wallpaper on a regular interval using user-specified or automatically downloaded images. || variety
Tip: In order to avoid installing one more package, you may find convenient to use the display utility from imagemagick or gm display from graphicsmagick. E.g.: display -backdrop -background '#3f3f3f' -flatten -window root image.

1.5.8 Virtual desktop pagers

See also Wikipedia:Pager (GUI).

  • bbpager — Dockable pager for blackbox and other window managers. || bbpager

1.5.9 Desktop widgets

  • gDesklets — System for bringing mini programs (desklets) onto your desktop. || gdesklets
  • KRuler — Displays on screen a ruler measuring pixels. Part of

kdegraphics. || kruler
  • Screenlets — Widget framework that consists of small owner-drawn applications. || screenlets-pack-basic

1.5.10 Desktop notifications

See: Notification servers.

1.5.11 Clipboard managers

See Clipboard#Managers.