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최고의 60가지 우분투 Applications For Year 2011 [Editor’s Pick]

At the beginning of each year, we at AddictiveTips compile a list of the best applications from numerous platforms, to deliver a summary of the most useful applications (of the previous year) for our readers. We have already brought you a compilation of the best Windows applicationsMac OS X applications,Windows Phone 7 applicationsAndroid and iOS apps of 2011. Additionally, we also brought you a list of the best Cydia tweaks, as well as the best browser extensions and web apps of 2011. Last, but not least, it is now time to take a look back at the best Linux applications of last year. While there has been extensive development at the end of the aforementioned platforms, Linux has not lacked behind either. There have been numerous OS version coming out for numerous Linux flavors, and Ubuntu itself saw Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal and Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot in the same year. With the release of these new operating systems, came new applications and updates for old ones. Let’s take a look at some of the very best Linux applications that we covered in 2011.

1.  Desktop Flickr Organizer (Manage Flickr albums offline)

 

2.  PDF Mod (Modify PDF documents)

 

3. eSpeak Speech Synthesizer (Multi-lingual text to speech synthesizer)

 

4. Arista Transcoder (Transcode files between various media formats)

 

5. AcetoneISO (Mount, rip, extract, convert, burn, encrypt and decrypt DVD and CD images)

 

6. Firestarter (Firewall for securing Linux computers)

 

7. News-RSS Ticker (Feed ticker that brings the latest news to your Linux desktop)

 

8. Ubuntu One (Dropbox like cloud storage service for Linux and other platforms)

 

9. Giver (Transfer files easily on a Linux network)

 

10. KTorrent (Lightweight Torrent client with advanced configuration options)

 

11. Nanny Parental Control (Parental Control application, with restrictions to limit internet usage time for children)

 

12. Deja Dup Backup (Backup and restore data)

 

13. Steadyflow (Minimalist download manager)

 

14. Comix (Comic book reader that supports CBZ, ZIP, RAR, TAR, JPG, PNG, GIF, TIF, BMP, ICO, XBM and other formats)

 

15. Liferea (Desktop RSS feed reader)

 

16. Gnome Activity Journal (Keeps a log of all activities, opened files and folders)

 

17. Blogilo (Blogging client for Linux)

 

18. HomeBank (Finance management application)

 

19. Starry Hope Uploader (Upload photos to Facebook)

 

20. gPoddy (Subscribe and download podcasts)

 

21. MyPaint (Application for making digital paintings)

 

22. Parcellite (Lightweight clipboard manager)

 

23. KTimer (Automate Commands in Linux)

 

24. Hardware Lister (List hardware configurations)

 

25. LibreCAD (Create computer aided designs)

 

26. Cairo Dock (Mac style dock for Linux operating systems)

 

27. Tea Time (Receive important reminders)

 

28. Eve Installer (install multiple applications in batch)

 

29. YeoWorks Ubuntu Solutions (Resolves commonly faced Ubuntu problems)

 

30. Psensor (Monitor temperature of system components)

 

31. Super Boot Manager (Boot manager for Plymouth, Burg and Grub)

 

32. Sunflower (Dual pane file explorer)

 

33. Boot Repair (Fix Ubuntu boot problems)

 

34. Lookit (Screenshot taking application, with the option to upload it to FTP server, SSH, Imgur, Omploader and CloudApp).

 

35. Slingshot (Mac OS X Launchpad style application launcher for Ubuntu)

 

36. Cryptkeeper (Encrypt folders)

 

37. Bleeding Edge (install software unavailable in Ubuntu repository)

 

38. Y PPA Manager (Easily delete and purge Private Package Repositories)

 

39. Synapse (Quickly Find applications, documents, videos, images, etc)

 

40. DesktopNova (Wallpaper Rotator for Ubuntu)

 

41. Hamster Indicator (Time Tracking Applet)

 

42. gm-notify (Gmail email notifier)

 

43. eMount (Create and mount encrypted disk images)

 

44. Gnome Subtitles (Edit, split and marge subtitles)

 

45. Scribes (Text editor with support for 70+ Programming Languages)

 

46. PlexyDesk (Widget based desktop transformation application)

 

47. Activity Log Manager Zeitgeist (Control Zeitgeist logging)

 

48. Touchpad-indicator (Automatically disable touchpad when mouse is connected)

 

49. LightDM Manager (Ubuntu Logon Screen Changer)

 

50. Gnome-Pie (Hotkey based application launcher)

 

51. Gnome Tweak Tool (Tweak Gnome settings)

 

52. Remmina (GTK+ based Remote Desktop application)

 

53. QMediaInfo (Get attribute information for media files)

 

54. MyUnity (Comprehensive tweak for Ubuntu Unity)

 

55. LiveUSBInstall (create live Linux USB, CD/DVD and download ISO images)

 

56. Natural Scrolling (Get Mac OS X style natural scrolling in Ubuntu)

 

57. Radio Tray (Minimalist internet radio player for Ubuntu)

 

58. X Neural Switcher (Automatically switch keyboard layout & fix typos)

 

59. Furius ISO Mount (Mount SO, IMG, BIN, MDF and NRG Images)

 

60. Kazam Screencaster (Record screencasts and upload to YouTube)

 

With the introduction of Precise Pangolin aka Ubuntu 12.04, and other Linux operating system versions in 2012, we are likely to see a rise in application development and update. Please note that these applications are not the ones released in 2011, but the ones reviewed by us. Also, this list is not exhaustive in any manner, and if you think you have a good application that we did not cover, leave us a tip in comments below.

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