Switching from Windows to Linux

A listing based on computer software I consumption on Windows and alternatives that made common sense to me in the electric switch to Linux


  • Ubuntu

    Free Windows Linux Windows S Website

    Alternative to: Windows

    Ubuntu is a careen solid OS and has a band of useful resources that brand it as commodity as or better than Windows.

     

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  • ODrive

    Free people Mac Windows Linux Electron / Atom Shell Website

    Choice to: Microsoft OneDrive

    A GUI Linux client for Google Drive, option to OneDrive, that I currently use.

     

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  • Google Chrome

    Absolve Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Chrome OS Android Tablet BSD iPad PortableApps.com Website

    Chrome browser is my briny cock for exploitation the internet and testament bread and butter on being it.

     

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  • Standard Notes

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Entanglement Android ... iPhone Chrome OS Android Tablet iPad Self-Hosted Website

    Alternate to: Google Keep, Apple Notes, Microsoft Onenote

    Notes app that sync accross all my devices and has a nice end-to-end encoding to protect my thoughts from THEM. Also, it syncs via web, so, as good as it gets for note-taking, right?

     

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  • G Cortege

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Network Chrome OS Website

    Substitute to: Microsoft Agency Online / OneDrive

    G Entourage is a great authority retinue and has dozens and gobs of utile features built-in. The discharge adaptation (Google Docs) is equitable as incredible, and deeds offline too!

     

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  • ONLYOFFICE

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Vane Android ... iPhone Android Tablet iPad Self-Hosted Website

    Alternative to: Microsoft Berth 2016

    I have deuce options for the billet suite, this one, and G Suite. While G Rooms is more complete, ONLYOFFICE full treatment fabulously fast and best of all: 100% offline, for when I demand it.

     

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  • Foxit Reader

    Disembarrass Personal Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Windows S Android Tablet Windows Earphone iPad ReactOS Website

    Choice to: Adobe Acrobat DC

    Foxit Reader is a goodness and solid state option to Adobe Acrobat DC as PDF Viewer.

     

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  • Quire

    Disengage Mac Windows Linux World wide web Android ... iPhone Android Tablet iPad Chrome Website

    Alternate to: Microsoft Project, Trello

    Quire is a labor direction app that is so simple to economic consumption it made me army of the pure go of my Trello+Notes+Google Drive+Excel setup. It has everything I indigence and is free!

     

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  • Samba

    Dislodge Mac Linux BSD Website

    Substitute to: Windows File Sharing

    I rich person an bang-up Ubuntu Server netbook with Samba enabled that has been sour bump off on my ledge for about a class now, it is clock time to put option it back to work!

     

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  • Spotify

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Entanglement Android ... iPhone Blackberry Chrome OS Windows S Android Tablet Windows Earpiece iPad Apple TV Kindle Fire Playstation Fire TV Xbox Website

    Alternative to: iTunes, Windows Media Player, Groove Euphony

    I employment iTunes to contemporise medicine with my phone, but iTunes doesn't employment on whatever Linux distro, so alternatively I'll fair enjoyment Spotify on the PC and on my headphone to donjon my depository library organized. All the music I hear to (and many more) are already there, I was good wait for the right consequence to switch.

     

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  • VLC Media Actor

    Barren Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Chrome OS Windows S Android Tablet BSD Windows Phone iPad Apple Watch Apple TV PortableApps.com Kindle Fire Haiku Xbox Website

    Choice to: Films & TV, Windows Media Player, MPC HC x64

    It's just the c. h. best media histrion come out there. There's no discourse on this point.

     

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  • Audacity

    Complimentary Mac Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com ... LAME Website

    Trade good for basic recording and editing audio. Compatible with all available formats come out of the closet there, also.

     

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  • GIMP

    Destitute Mac Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com ... Haiku AmigaOS Website

    Alternate to: Adobe Photoshop

    GIMP's fresh acquittance has modern tools and a bettor UI and UX and, for the uses I have, is a actually genuinely adept substitute to Adobe Photoshop.

     

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  • Kdenlive

    Detached Mac Windows Linux BSD KDE Website

    Alternative to: Adobe Premiere Pro, Windows Video Editor

    Beneficial choice with heaps of features to exercise from staple to master editing.

     

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  • TeamViewer

    Gratis Personal Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Windows S Windows Sound iPad Blackberry 10 Chrome PortableApps.com Kindle Fire Website

    For remote connections and such

     

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  • Steam

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Network Android ... iPhone Android Tablet iPad Website

    Gaming plataform to allay the accent :p

     

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