Best Linux Apps 2016
Best Linux Apps 2016

Best Linux Apps 2017 Edition :Linux is an operating system which is available free of cost. Anyone can download it and install it. But what most users think that this OS is not having good apps for their daily use. This is not true guys,  this OS is  having an awesome list of cool apps that are must have. One amazing thing about Linux apps is that almost all of them are free of cost. Users can download them and can use them free of cost. But with the availability of a number of flavors for Linux compiling a list of best apps is a difficult task. But don’t worry guys we. in this post have done that difficult task for you. We have compiled a list of best Linux apps 2017 that are must have for every Linux user.

Best Linux Apps 2017

Best Linux Apps 2016
Best Linux Apps 2017

#1 Wine

Wine is one of the most important and awesome software that is a must have. If you love windows apps but want to use linux then this software is best for you. This software allows you run windows apps in Linux without the installation of windows. It is still under development every project of Windows doesn’t work yet.

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Best Linux Apps 2016
Best Linux Apps 2017

#2 Firestarter

If you are conscious about internet security and privacy then you must install Firestarter. It is a lightweight firewall software which secures your network. With its easy to use interface it is suitabe for desktop, servers and gateways. One can enable internet sharing and can view all the internet connections via this software.

Best Linux Apps 2016

#3 Eclipse

Eclipse is one of the most powerful software that is used for software development. This software works on all OS as it is based on java. It is having different plugins which helps one in building their programs in different languages like python, java, c++, ruby etc. If you are having a keen interest in programming then this software is a must have.

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Best Linux Apps 2016
Best Linux Apps 2017

#4 Chrome

Although Linux comes with Firefox as default browser but some people find it hard to pull away from chrome. It is obvious because chrome is fast and comes up with lots of extensions. So this app is a must have for better and faster browsing experience.

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Best Linux Apps 2016

#5 Record my desktop

Record my desktop is one of the best recording software which can be used to record your session. It is easy to use and records files in OGG video format. If you are blogger and want to upload tutorials then this app is for you as you can easily record your video and can upload.

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Best Linux Apps 2016
Best Linux Apps 2017

#6 VLC

VLC is one of the best software when it comes to music playing or watching videos. This software is available free of cost and can play video and audio of almost all the formats. It is also having some command line functions for some advance users. This software is easy to use and is must have.

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Best Linux Apps 2016

#7 Virtualbox

As told above there are some windows programs that even wine can not run but you need them. So for these programs Virtualbox can come handy. With virtualbox you can install windows virtually on your Linux distribution and can run your favorite windows programs there.

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Best Linux Apps 2016
Best Linux Apps 2017

#8 GIMP

GIMP is one of the best and easy to use image editing software that is available for Linux users. This software can be used for editing the images and screenshots. It is very lightweight and is having a lot of amazing features.

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Best Linux Apps 2016

#9 TrueCrypt

TrueCrypt is one of the most powerful encryption software that is available for Linux. This software can be used to encrypt volumes, partitions, or even whole OS. If you are worried about your data and security then this software is for you and is must have.

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Best Linux Apps 2016

#10 Pigdin

Pigdin is one of the most popular instant messenger for Linux users. This software is having support for almost all the popular messaging apps like Gtalk, IRC, Yahoo, ICQ, XMPP and other like facebook can also be use with the third party software.

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Best Linux Apps 2016
Best Linux Apps 2017

So guys, this was a list of some of the best Linux apps 2017. If you think that your favorite has been missed by us then you can mention that in the comment section below. Do share this post with your friends. Thanks for reading this post.

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Abhishek is author at Tech Arena and a part time blogger from Punjab,India. He loves to write articles on Technology and is currently pursuing B Tech. in Computer Science. Apart from blogging he loves to do programming.

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