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  • Catfish
    Catfish is a handy file searching tool for linux and unix. Basically it is a frontend for different search engines (daemons) which provides a unified interface. The interface is intentionally lightweight and simple, using only GTK+ 2. You can configure it to your needs by using several command line options. Read more hot
  • Katapult
    Katapult is a KDE application that provides you with faster and easier access to your applications, bookmarks, and more. It is plugin-based and can launch anything it has a plugin for. Read more hot
  • a2psfrontend
    a2psfrontend is a frontend to the command-line tool a2ps. This tool converts text files into postcript (e.g. for saving or printing), giving tons of options about the layout.
  • agedu
    agedu is a utility for tracking down wasted disk space. It correlates disk usage with last-access times to identify large and disused data. Read more
  • allbib
    creates, modifies, and checks files that are understood by BibTeX, and provides a graphical interface for all these operations
  • ANGRYsearch
    ANGRYsearch is a file search, instant results as you type. It is written in Python 3 using PyQt5. The database can be set to two different modes; lite and full mode. The former shows only name and path, the latter also shows size and date of the last modification, the drawback is that crawling through drives takes roughly twice as long since every file and directory gets additional stats calls.
  • Baobab
    Baobab is a C/gtk+ application to analyse directory trees in any Gnome environment. Baobab can easily scan either the whole filesystem tree, or a specific user-requested directory branch (local or remote). It also includes a complete file-search functionality and auto-detects in real-time any changes made to your home directory as far as any mounted/unmounted device. Read more
  • Barbarella
    Barbarella is a user-configurable buttonbar intended to provide single-click access to applications and commands for simple Linux GUIs such as fluxbox.
  • bbcpufreq
    bbcpufreq is a slit application for the blackbox window manager acting as a gui-frontend for cpufreqd.
  • BBrun
    BBrun is a run utility for BlackBox which can be run in the slit or in withdrawn mode so that it can be bound to a keystroke from bbkeys.
  • blahps
    blahps is a process viewer or task manager that aims to be useful in situations where other task managers are not. As an example, it keeps track of processes which have died so you can see them _after_ they are gone. It also has filtering.
  • Brisk Menu
    The primary motivation of Brisk Menu is to provide a very usable menu, as seen in other desktops, but without the bloat and/or performance problems that plague current offerings.
  • Charmap
    Charmap is a powerful character map. It works on Unix-like operating systems with the GNUstep installed. Charmap's power lies not just in simply helping to pick characters, but also its display of substantial Unicode data about each character, such as the Unicode name, alias, canonical decomposition, Unicode category, and various representations. With all this, linguaphiles and software developers alike will find Charmap a useful tool.
  • Computer Janitor
    This application helps you locate and remove software packages you may no longer need. It also suggests configuration changes that may be beneficial. Read more
  • COnfigurator for Gnome
    for editing advanced GNOME settings in an easy way. The backend uses gconf and XML descriptions, but all the user will see is a (somewhat) nice GUI
  • Crauti
    Crauti, is a Tree Organized Object Container written in Python for the Gnome desktop. From the user's point of view it's a place where to drop files that needs to be "at hand", it's similar to the nautilus side's bar tree.
  • Dash to Dock
    Dash to Dock extension is an enhanced dash for GNOME Shell. It moves the default dash out of the overview and transforms it in a dock for an easier launching of applications and a faster switching between windows and workspaces without leaving the desktop view improving the workflow in your Linux system or wherever GNOME 3 is running.
  • Desktop Dimmer
    Desktop Dimmer enables darker-than-dark desktop dimming for your displays.
  • Diffuse
    Diffuse is a graphical tool for comparing and merging text files. Diffuse is able to compare an arbitrary number of files side-by-side and gives the user the ability to manually correct line-matching and to edit the files directly. Read more
  • dirdiff
    a graphical tool to display the differences(a la diff) between files in directories. Given two or more directory trees, dirdiff will display the differences between them in various glorious colors. It provides merging and the creation of patches
  • Disk Usage Viewer
    Disk Usage Viewer lets you see the disk usage of your folders and files to help you clean up your drive.
  • DisPlex
    DisPlex (indicator-displex) provides an AppIndicator that provides access to graphics card configuration settings and basic access to Disper.
  • Docky
    Docky is a frontend for GNOME Do (Do) that introduces an entirely new way to interact with Do. Docky helps Do become more directly involved with your desktop by providing a persistent mouse based Dock interface while remaining true to Do's keyboard only interaction. Read more
  • doudou
    an unuseful gtk app that allow browsing through 'ls -lR' files
  • Dox
    Dox is a graphical documentation browser for Unix/X11.
  • driveplugger
    driveplugger is a removable storage manager that safely puts control into the hands of the user. It makes devices such as USB drives, CDROMs, or any other removable media easy to use.
  • Droper
    Droper is a Qt4 GPLv3 open source cross-platform application which helps Dropbox users access and modify their synced files and folders.
  • drun
    drun is a GTK run dialog box with tab completion and a simple UI. It supports common features as well as history, files, directories, URLs, and spelling correction.
  • DupeFinder
    DupeFinder is a simple application for locating, moving, renaming and deleting duplicate files in a directory structure.
  • DuTree
    DuTree is a tool that helps you keep track of which directories and files are hogging space.
  • duv
    draws an interactive visualization of disk usage, with display area proportional to disk space. The map may be based on directory hierarchy, uid of owner, tail of filename (.c, .mp3, etc.), or number of days since last access or modification
  • Earth
    Earth allows you to find files across a large network of machines and track disk usage in real time.
  • Eiciel
    Eiciel is a graphical tool to manipulate POSIX ACLs and extended user attributes for the GNOME environment. It integrates nicely into the Nautilus file manager but also features a standalone application.
  • Euterpe
    a generic media searching/playing Gnome applet. It allows one to easily and quickly open files from an archive using simple search strings
  • Eventman
    Eventman is a lightweight eventlist manager.
  • Filelight
    Filelight creates an interactive map of concentric segmented-rings that represent the sizes of files and directories on your computer. Read more
  • Find 'Em All
    FindEmAll is another graphical find-and-grep tool. The user interface is inspired by XFCE-3's XFglob and Efinder, which is part of the Equinox desktop environment.
  • Find++
    Find++ is a small but very useful tool to find files on your system.
  • findwild
    findwild is (yet another) utility program to search for files. It works quite differently from other file search programs you have seen.
  • fldiff
    fldiff is a graphical diff program that shows the differences between two files or a file and a CVS or Subversion repository. It is inspired by xxdiff, which originally was a Motif program but has since migrated to Qt.
  • Freesplitter
    a free, easy to use file splitting tool for Linux (and other unices). It can split files in smaler parts and merge those parts back together, and supports changeble media
  • FSearch
    FSearch is a fast file search utility for GNU/Linux operating systems, inspired by Everything Search Engine. It's written in C and based on GTK+3.
  • gatO
    Gtk ATOperation is an interface to the at UNIX command.
  • gclip_select
    gclip_select is a small program that allows you to re-select text from that were selected at one time or another as the X Primary Selection.
  • gcrontab
    gcrontab is a crontab editor for the UNIX cron system.
  • GDU
    GDU displays a graphical tree showing the disk space used by each file/folder like du.
  • GEncfsM
    The Gnome Encfs Manager is an easy to use manager and mounter for encfs stashes featuring per-stash configuration, Gnome Keyring support, a tray menu inspired by Cryptkeeper but using the AppIndicator API and lots of unique features.
  • getgui
    getgui is a simple X11 graphical user interface (GUI) box that can be invoked from the command line or from shell scripts to get user responses using buttons and/or key input.
  • giq
    the GNU interactive queue - essentially manages a list of processes
  • GKsu
    a Gtk+ frontend to /bin/su. It supports login shells and preserving environment when acting as a su frontend. It is useful to menu items or other graphical programs that need to ask a user's password to run another program as another user
  • gLaptop
    gLaptop is a software applet for GNOME. It provides easy access to suspend, standby, battery charge level, pcmcia (pc-card) swapping, and two generic "script on/off" buttons.
  • gmbar
    gmbar provides a library and a set of programs for producing graphical multibars for dzen2.
  • Gmount-iso
    Gmount-iso is a small tool written using PyGTK and Glade. It allows you to easily mount your cd images. This is a frontend to the 'mount -o loop -t iso9660 foo.iso /mountpoint' command.
  • GNOME Do
    GNOME Do allows you to quickly search for many items present in your GNOME desktop environment (applications, Evolution contacts, Firefox bookmarks, files, artists and albums in Rhythmbox, Pidgin buddies, etc.) and perform commonly used actions on those items (Run, Open, Email, Chat, Play, etc.). Read more
  • GNOME MultiWriter
    GNOME MultiWriter allows you to write and verify an ISO file to up to 20 USB devices at once.
  • Gnome Process Tree
    displays via GNOME/GTK the Unix processes as a tree or forest; the roots of the tree are on the left-hand side and the leaf processes (with no children) are on the right-hand side
  • GNOME Task Scheduler
    The GNOME Task Scheduler (Gat) allows you to schedule and manage one-time and recurring tasks using a simple GNOME interface. Gat is a front-end for "cron" and "at" but should be simple enough that users can use it without prior knowledge of "cron" or "at."
  • GNOME Translate
    a GNOME interface to libtranslate. It can translate a text or web page between several natural languages, and it can automatically detect the source language as you type
  • gnome-find
    an easy-to-use, but powerful, graphical version of the GNU "find" utility. It is not just a front-end which just forks and execs "find", nor is it a utility that reinvents the wheel by rewriting the "find" utility itself
  • gnome-ls
    gnome-ls is a file listing utility, similar in scope and behavior to the GNU ls utility and tree, but tries to improve on them. It is based on GNOME-VFS.
  • gnome-run-dialog
    gnome-run-dialog uses the same history as GNOME's one, but sorts it alphabetically.
  • GnomeRAR
    an archiver for GNOME based on GTK+ that currently supports only RAR archives
  • googsystray
    googsystray is a set of system tray notifications and easily accessed interfaces to Google Voice, Google Calendar, GMail, and Google Reader.
  • GPing
    a small Gnome applet which pings a host and displays the RTT (round trip time) of the ICMP package
  • GPRename
    a GUI batch file renamer based on Gtk-Perl
  • GProc
    GProc is a program that allow you to manage your running processes with only a few mouse clicks. You can build it as a 'tiny skinnable' gtk application wich takes a small place on your desktop, or you can use the gnome version, wich will dock GProc into the panel.
  • GPytage
    GPytage is a utility that helps manage Portage's user config files with a GTK interface. It supports the package directory structure as well as the traditional file package.[keywords, unmask, mask, use] file structure. Adding, editing, and removing package's from Portage's user config files is easy.
  • Green Recorder
    Green Recorder is a simple yet functional desktop recorder for Linux systems. Built using Python, GTK+ 3 and ffmpeg. Currently it supports recording audio and video on almost all Linux interfaces. However, Wayland support (GNOME session) is expected to be added soon.
  • Gromit-MPX
    Gromit-MPX is a multi-pointer GTK3 port of the original Gromit desktop annotation tool. It enables graphical annotations with several pointers at once.
  • gsendfile
    gsendfile is a frontend to the Unix tools sendfile and receive. Unlike FTP, sendfile (and the saft protocol), allows asynchronous file transfer via the Internet (similar to e-mail).
  • gtail
    a program, like unix tail, for continuously displaying text appearing at the end of a stream like in log file or with the output of a command
  • GTK xset
    GTK xset IS a graphical frontend to the X command line tool xset. It is a gtk application, designed with Glade.
  • GTK-server
    GTK-server is a standalone binary, which is able to communicate by a 2-way pipe or by a TCP port. The Shell-script invokes this binary, sets up a pipe or a TCP connection and prints the GTK call in plain text to the pipe or socket. The server then sends information back which can be used in the script. In this way, all kinds of GUI's can be created.
  • gtk-splitter
    splits files into smaller pieces and combine them back together. It can also generate a DOS batch file so that the split files can be combined on DOS/Windows systems. gtk-splitter is good for working around file limitations with floppy disks, email attachments, etc. gtk-splitter is coded and tested on Linux, but should work on other POSIX systems
  • gtkdiff
    gtkdiff is a graphical diff tool. It has diff3 and merge features. It's written with GTK+. After gtkdiff-0.8.0, it requires GNOME.
  • GTKMan
    GTKMan is a simple manual page viewer. Manual pages are viewed by specifying their name and optionally the section they are in, just as with the original man command.
  • gtkmotd
    a small utility to display the message of the day in an X window
  • GtkOrphan
    GtkOrphan (a Perl/Gtk2 application for debian systems) is a graphical tool which analyzes the status of your installations, looking for orphaned libraries. It implements a GUI front-end for deborphan, adding the package-removal capability. Read more
  • GtkRecover
    GtkRecover is a GTK version of the console program recover.
  • GTKtalog
    GTKtalog is a tool to make disk catalog: you can use it to create a really small database with images of files and directories of your CDs.
  • GTKtrue
    GTKtrue is a graphical front-end to /bin/true written using the popular GTK+ widget set.
  • gts
    gts is a gnome task scheduler (interface to at and cron).
  • Hashish
    a file and string hashing utility that computes cryptograhpic hashes. It is cross platform and includes a gui front end
  • Hawkscope
    Hawkscope is a productivity tool that allows you to access your hard drive contents quickly via a system tray icon with a dynamic popup menu.
  • IDRA
    IDRA is a GUI that act as a frontend for various terminal apps commonly shipped in a Linux Distro. This give a simple way to monitor system and devices process. This GUI is generatad with GAMBAS
  • im-chooser
    im-chooser is a GUI frontend application featured with IMSettings to choose the input method you want to use. It can also disable input methods entirely on the desktop. This allows you to pick an input method and switch it on demand without restarting either your applications or your desktop.
  • InfView
    InfView is an easy to use info viewer which uses overlapping windows (real windows, not "screens"), fully supports mouse, have pull-down menues and pop-up windows, etc.
  • ISO Image Writer
    ISO Image Writer is a tool to write a .iso file to a USB disk. It uses KAuth so it does not run as root except when required. It will verify ISOs from a range of distros to ensure they are valid compared to the checksums or digital signatures.
  • jaZip
    jaZip is a program for maintaining your Iomega Zip and/or Jaz drive(s) and disks under Linux.
  • Kaptain
    a universal graphical front-end for command line programs. It works on linux/UNIX platforms whereever KDE 2 and QT 2.1 are available
  • kArchiver
    kArchiver is a little utility for Linux & KDE. Its goal is to make your work with all compressed files easy.
  • kautorun
    kautorun docks in your KDE panel and behaves like autorun.
  • kcd
    kcd is a directory change utility under Linux or any other Unix clones. It helps you navigate the directory tree. You can supply the desired directory name in the command line and let kcd find it for you or let kcd show the entire directory tree and use arrow keys to go to the destination directory.
  • KCharMap
    a simple little program for viewing the entire character set available in a font. Characters can be selected with the mouse and copied to the clipboard for pasting into another document or application
  • KChmod
    KChmod is a graphical tool for setting file permissions.
  • KcmBind
    a front-end utility to configure bind
  • kdepopup
    receive and send messages via Samba (smbclient -M), now with more error recovery and session management
  • kdiff
    a KDE frontend to diff, a utility to make patches
  • KDiff3
    compares two or three text input files, shows the differences line by line and character by character, provides an automatic merge-facility and an integrated editor for comfortable solving of merge-conflicts and has an intuitive graphical user interface
  • KDirStat
    a graphical disk usage utility, very much like the Unix "du" command. In addition to that, it comes with some cleanup facilities to reclaim disk space
  • KDiskFree
    graphically shows you the disk usage on your system and updates itself in definable intervals (KDE)
  • KDoodle
    KDoodle is a graphical frontend to doodle. It provides indexed lookups and automatic opening of a returned file as well as saving configuration files.
  • KDuMon
    KDuMon is a KDE front-end to the standard unix "du" utility for looking at your disk usage. It displays a Tree List structure of the directories ("folders") on your disk, so that you can quickly navigate through your folders and discover which of them contain the most data.
  • Kewl Session Manager
    provides a nice menu that allows you to choose which window manager, program, or script you wish to launch for the session after logging in. It uses Tcl/Tk and is designed for people that can not settle on one window manager or desktop environment
  • KFileReplace
    KFileReplace is a very capable multi-line, mutli-file, multi-directory find and replace that can create backups, use wildcards and generally do almost anything you could want from such a tool.
  • KGraphSpace
    KGraphSpace draws space graphs of a directory under KDE
  • kidentify
    a utility to show sme information about a file, like file magic, needed shared libraries and core information
  • kio-locate
    kio-locate is a KIO slave for KDE that runs the locate command.
  • Kio_iso
    Kio_iso is a KDE 3 ioslave, for reading ISO-9660 (ECMA-119) file system images. It can read from a so-called .iso file, or directly from the CD-ROM device. The later has the ability to select from the recorded sessions.
  • klocate
    a frontend for GNU locate (from GNU findutils), for finding your files much faster, now with a context menue on each found entry
  • Kmerge
    allows diffing, merging, interactive patching of files and directories
    a small KDE program that displays the Message of the Day (/etc/motd) on login
  • Kompare
    Kompare is an open source GUI front-end program that enables differences between source files to be viewed and merged. Kompare can be used to compare differences on files or the contents of folders. Kompare supports a variety of diff formats and provide many options to customize the information level displayed. Read more
  • KProFTPD
    KProFTPD is a configuration frontend for the proftpd FTP server.
  • KQuick
    an open translation system to translate words between languages, resolve acronyms, lookup numbers.
  • Krc
    a graphical irexec for KDE. It docks in the panel and lets you execute arbitrary commands on an IR signal decoded by lircd, the LIRC daemon. It supports loading of different lircrc config files
  • Krename
    offers you an easy way to rename hundreds of files in one go, giving you as much freedom you need. You can use parts of the old filename, files information like date or even an mp3 tag or the colour depth of an image. Krename integrates into the Konqueror or Krusader filemanager
  • Kscp
    Kscp is a front-end for scp. Kscp is written using Qt Toolkit & kdevelop. Kscp keeps passwords in the files and allows you to use them during copying process.
  • KShutdown
    KShutdown is a graphical shutdown utility for Linux. It allows you to turn off or suspend a computer at a specified time. It features various time and delay options, command-line support, and notifications.
  • KTop
    KTop is the KDE Task Manager. It displays the processes running on computer in list and tree form. Processes can be killed and various other signals can be send to specific processes. It also features a processor load and memory usage monitor.
  • kwhois
    checks the TLD of the domain you look up, then uses the correct registar whois server if it knows the TLD
  • Ky
    Ky is a KDE version of the useful unix utility "yes".
  • LaTeX2HTML-gui
    a graphical user interface for LaTeX2HTML. You can set about 100 parameters of LaTeX2HTML in graphic dialogs instead of typing a config file
  • Launchy
    Launchy is a utility designed to help users forget about the application menu, the icons on the desktop, and even the file manager. Read more
  • LavaPS
    an interactive process-tracking program like top'', but with a much different attitude. Rather than presenting lots of specific info in digital form, it tries to present certain important information in a graphical analog form
  • Linefeed
    Linefeed is a little GTK utility which offer an easy way to convert DOS text files to UNIX text files by removing all unwanted carriage return characters.
  • Linspeed
    Linspeed is a small, lightweight Qt application to measure Internet bandwidth in Ubuntu.
  • Linux Process Explorer
    Linux Process Explorer (procexp) is a graphical equivalent to the venerable top utility. This application enables fine grained examination of processes, threads, resource usage per process and figures about IO and TCP/IP traffic usage per process. Read more
  • LoST
    LoST is a kind of graphical 'du' with more powerful features.
  • ls -l
    a graphical clone of the ls -l command, uses a fast and selfmade GUI to do the job. It's only dependant on Xlib
  • LVM Gui
    a GUI for the Linux Logical Volume Manager
  • Magnification Composite Manager
    The Magnification Composite Manager (MCM) is a screen magnifier that enlarges all or a portion of the screen for visually-impaired users of the Gnome desktop. The user's preferences are configured in the Gnome control panel for the magnifier, Gnome Scope (gscope).
  • Masna
    Masna provides a simple graphical interface (GUI) to manage Nautilus scripts.
  • md5copy
    md5copy copies one or more files / directories to a destination, and compute an md5 checksum on the fly. Currently the .md5 files are generated per directory.
  • Mfsm
    Mfsm is an X-Windows Motif utility that monitors free space and user quotas of filesystems.
  • Mount-gtk
    Mount-gtk is a front end for pmount. It provides a means of mounting devices with pmount through a graphical interface.
  • MToolsFM
    a graphical frontend for mtools. It is based on GTK+ V1.2 and released under the GPL
  • Métamorphose File -n- Folder Renamer
    Métamorphose File -n- Folder Renamer is a mass file renaming program that combines great flexability with an intuitive interface. It allows many command line renaming operations in a single utility, well-suited for those who need to rename large numbers of files and/or folders on a regular basis. However, the ease of the interface ensures that a first-time user will not find it too frustrating to use.
  • ncps
    ncps is an ncurses based ps utility that can sort processes to criteria and also displays processes in tree format.
  • NEsGUI
    a GTK+ GUI using the NEshare library
  • Obmenu
    Obmenu is a menu editor designed for openbox. It's easy to use, allowing to get the most out of the powerful Openbox menu system, while hiding the xml layout from the user.
  • OneFinger
    a graphical shell for linux where you compose CLI commands with the mouse. You only have to type them once; later you can select them from a list. You also have a file browser to insert filenames without typing. It also features "narrowing".
  • Otak
    to provide a visual interface to programs, that doesn't have one, but needs to take arguments, that can be selected from list
  • peless
    a simple text file lister. It only displays files and never modifies them. It can display multiple files using a tabbed notebook. It can display international characters. It can search the files for regular expressions or literal expressions. Users can choose the fonts used to display files
  • pload
    pload is an Xaw based network load monitor.
  • psDooM
    a process monitor and manager for *nix systems. It could be considered a graphical interface to the 'ps', 'renice', and 'kill' commands. psDooM is based on XDoom, which is based on id Software's 'Doom'
  • pyFind
    pyFind is a Find File utility for Gnome. Primarily written in Python and the pygtk / pygnome wrapper.
  • pyFind2
    a simple Find File utility. It's entirely written in Python and sports a pygtk2 GUI interface
  • pygmed
    pygmed is a simple editor for ".desktop" files. It has two panels for editing files. Each panel works independently from the other.
  • PylotLight
    PylotLight is a cross-platform, themeable, plugin-supporting system for general computing tasks. It is comparable to QuickSilver, which you may recognize if you use a Mac. Current plugins exist for Web searches, Firefox bookmark launching, filesystem browsing and managing, subversion control, terminal control, and more.
  • Pysize
    Pysize is a graphical and console tool for exploring the size of directories. Three user interfaces are available using the --ui command line option. The best available UI is chosen by default.
  • Quickrun
    brings up a window to let you quickly run commands without having to start an xterm. It features a command history and filename completion
  • RedshiftGUI
    Redshiftgui changes the color temperature of your monitor to better match that of your surrounding. This means that it sets a cooler color temperature during the daytime (due to natural lighting) and sets a warmer temperature at night (due to indoor lighting). Similar to f.lux, this is a GUI port of the redshift project.
  • regexxer
    a nifty GUI search/replace tool featuring Perl-style regular expressions. If you need project-wide substitution and you're tired of hacking sed command lines together, then you should definitely give it a try
  • Renamer
    a small Qt based file renamer program for Linux, which can easely renames a lot of file with same style
  • reXgrep
    a powerful, intutive and user-friendly interface to the grep command, which has been built using the GTK+ toolkit. It allows one to search for keywords in a more intutive fashion by using relationships like "Exact Phrase", "All", "Some" and "None" apart from "Regular Expressions" which the classical grep program supports
  • RFind
    RFind is a little application that indexes the filenames of a given directory, and allows to quickly search this index with regular expressions.
  • RSIBreak
    RSIBreak will sit in your system tray and when it is time for a break it will show you the picture full screen. All timings can be set by clicking with the right mouse button on the icon in the system tray.
  • RunLaunch
    RunLaunch is a gtk/gnome program execution utility. Features include: A run in terminal facility, File Browser. Executables can be found using a standard gnome/gtk file browser, Program history. Dropdown box for selecting a previous executed program, Automatic history completion. Start typing a previous command line and it will be automatically completed.
  • Runner
    Runner is a simple and fast X11 menu for starting commands. It's meant to be a fast start menu for often used programs.
  • Sagasu
    Sagasu is a GNOME tool to find strings in multiple files. The user specifies the search directory and the set of files to be searched. Double-clicking on a search result launches a user command that can for example load the file in an editor at the appropriate line.
  • screenie
    Screenie is a small and lightweight GNU screen frontend that is designed to be a session handler that simplifies the process of administrating detached jobs by providing an interactive menu.
  • Screenkey
    Screenkey is a tool which displays your keystrokes on the screen, useful for screencasts. It is inspired by Screenflick.
  • screenpager
    Screenpager is a screenwise pager for X workstations running Xinerama. It is similar to a desktop pager, but it works at the level of screens. Instead of paging the desktop as a whole, it can page each screen independently, or move pages from screen to screen.
  • ScsiaddGui
    ScsiaddGui is a graphical user interface for the scsiadd - utility. Insert your scanner to the running system without having to reboot.
  • Snorenotify
    Snorenotify is a multi platform Qt notification framework. Using a plugin system it is possible to create notifications with many different notification systems on Windows, Mac OS and Unix and mobile Devices.
  • squint
    squint is command that duplicates the output of a monitor into a X11 window. The purpose of such a gadget is to allow displaying a presentation (or making any kind of demonstration) on multiple monitors in the same time without cloning the entire screen.
  • Superkill
    finish one or more processes with the same name, or the specified PID
  • Sweeper
    Sweeper is a history and temporary file cleaner for KDE 4, a powerful graphical desktop environment. Read more
  • TabLaunch
    a simple, cool-looking X application launchbar written in C, based on YeahLaunch. Displays user-specified applications as tabs along the top of screen and becomes hidden after a delay. Uses Imlib to show and enlarge icons when moused-over
  • The Linux Registry Editor
    designed to be the graphical equivalent to the rg command. It shows you all the values of the keys including the type, comment, uid, gid, acces mode and acces times
  • Tkchooser
    a Macintosh Chooser-like network browser utility that supports multiple protocols (appletalk, smb) with a modular architecture
  • tkffmpeg
    tkffmpeg is a simple GUI for controlling ffmpeg/avconv media file conversions.
  • TkMan
    TkMan is a graphical hypertext manual page and Texinfo browser.
  • TkReq
    TkReq is an X Windows interface to the req system.
  • tkRunIt
    a run dialog box for X which allows you to execute commandline without using an xterm
  • toolwrap
    Toolwrap is a wrapper tool (a program which starts other program), which may be used to launch applications according to defined preferences (or policies). Thanks to toolwrap, many releases of a given application can coexist, and may be deployed on a single workstation or made available on a files server.
  • Torta
    Torta shows you where your disk space is going. It uses the graphical format used by filelight to represent disk usage. Unlike filelight, Torta can be run on a computer with no graphical environment: it generates a flash file that can be consulted, locally or remotelly, using any browser that has the flash plugin installed.
  • Touchégg
    Touchégg is a multitouch gesture recognizer that allows associating actions to each gesture.
  • Treeps
    Treeps is a X/Motif Unix Process Visualizer.
  • TreeSize for Unix
    TreeSize for Unix shows the space used by each folder on your disk(s), sorted by size. It can be useful to assist in obtaining more free space. It is basically a graphical version of du, with a much better interface than xdu, and is more practical than Filelight.
  • Ulog
    enables you to find currently opened X sessions. It is the X equivalent of commands such as who or last
  • unmess
    unmess is a small tool to keep your graphical desktop tidy. It automatically applies attributes to your application windows (minimised, maximised, shaded, etc.) and moves them to the workspace you configured.
  • vokoscreen
    vokoscreen is an easy to use screencast creator to record educational videos, live recordings of browser, installation, videoconferences. Read more
  • wbar
    wbar is a quick launch bar. It's developed with speed in mind and is highly tweakable. Read more
  • wdiff
    a front end to diff for comparing files on a word per word basis. A word is anything between whitespace. This is useful for comparing two texts in which a few words have been changed and for which paragraphs have been refilled. It works by creating two temporary files, one word per line, and then executes diff on these files. It collects the diff output and uses it to produce a nicer display of word differences between the original files
  • Who?
    Who? is a graphical interface for the Unix command "who". With color codes for user idle times and no need for configuration, it shows in realtime who logged into your machine and checks if each user is idle or not.
  • Windowgrouper
    Windowgrouper is a GNOME 2 panel applet that allows you to group windows together so that when one window in a group is minimized, unminimized, or moved to another desktop, the same operation is applied to the other windows in that group.
  • wmAppKill
    a window maker dock app that lists all your running processes
  • Wmchoose
    Wmchoose is a simple little utility that allows a user to select a window manager as their X server starts up.
  • WMTimer
    WMTimer is a dockable WindowMaker app that can execute a command or sound the system bell when specified time is reached or the countdown timer reaches zero.
  • wmVolMan
    wmVolMan is a small volume manager for Window Maker. For now it only displays and allows mounting and unmounting hotpluggable devices and removable media that are added to or removed from the system. It uses D-BUS and HAL to listen for new devices.
  • xcut
    a small but useful program which can take standard input and store it in the X cut buffer, and also work in reverse by writing the X cut buffer onto standard output
  • xdiskusage
    a user-friendly program to show you what is using up all your disk space
  • Xfce4-taskmanager
    Xfce4-taskmanager is a simple taskmanager for the Xfce Desktop Environment.
  • xfdashboard
    xfdashboard provides a GNOME shell dashboard like interface for use with Xfce desktop. It can be configured to run to any keyboard shortcut and when executed provides an overview of applications currently open enabling the user to switch between different applications.
  • xlocate
    xlocate is an X front end to the standard Linux slocate utility, allowing instant searching through local and remote file systems as well as shelved collections of removable drives, CDROMs and data DVDs.
  • XMacro
    XMacro contains two programs (xmacrorec and xmacroplay) for recording and replaying keyboard and mouse events on an X server.
  • xmotd
    a utility program that can be used to periodically check whether one or more files have been modified and display them if they have.
  • Xnetload
    an X11 program to monitor throughput on a network connection
  • Xnew
    a set of tools for allowing users to request and perhaps create accounts on a system
  • Xosview
    Xosview displays many system related stats such as cpu usage, memory usage, swap usage, network usage, interrupt activity, serial activity, and load average inside of an X Window.
  • xps
    xps displays and continuously updates in an X Window the Unix processes as a tree or forest. The roots of the tree are on the left-hand side and the leaf processes (with no children) are on the right-hand side. The status of each process (running, sleeping, stopped, etc.) can be indicated by a color. Different users can appear as different colors too.
  • Xrun
    Xrun launches programs under X Window System.
  • xsel
    xsel is a quick hack to give access to the X selection from the command line.
  • xtail
    xtail watches the growth of files. It's like running a "tail -f" on a bunch of files at once.
  • xwindiff
    xwindiff is an X11/Xt-based implementation of the Windows-based windiff utility.
  • xwrited
    The xwrited utility displays write(1) and wall(1) messages as desktop notifications.
  • Z
    a simple and convenient front-end for the compress(1), uncompress(1), gzip(1), tar(1), zip(1) and unzip(1) utilities for compressing and uncompressing files and directories

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