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15 Tools That'll Make You A Linux Power User!

15 Tools That'll Make You A Linux Power User!:

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Monday, April 07, 2014:  There are various tools that come for the Linux platform. Different tools suit different users, but their are some that get a bigger following than others. Here are a few tools that you may find useful!

1. FSlint

This tool allows you to find different forms on lint on your file system.

sudo apt-get install fslint

2. TestDisk

This is an open source data recovery software released under the GNU Public License.

sudo apt-get install testdisk

3. TrueCrypt

This free and open source software that works on Windows, Linux and Mac OS X p

4. BleachBit

This is a software that guards your privacy and frees up disk space while doing so.

5. PalimpSet Disk Utility

From the website: "DeviceKit is a simple system service that a) can enumerate devices; b) emits signals when devices are added or removed; c) provides a way to merge device information / quirks onto devices. It is designed to partially replace hal and overcome some of the design limitiations of hal. DeviceKit functionality is provided in the form of dbus services on the system bus."

sudo apt-get install gnome-disk-utility

6. Gconf-Editor

From the website: "GConf is a system for storing application preferences. It is intended for user preferences; not configuration of something like Apache, or arbitrary data storage."

sudo apt-get install gconf-editor

7. Eiciel

From the website: "Eiciel allows you to visually edit file ACL entries. You can add and remove users and groups who will be granted permissions through the graphical interface."

sudo apt-get install eiciel

8. Guake

Github: "Guake is a dropdown terminal made for the GNOME desktop environment. Its style of window is based on an fps games, and one of its goals is be easy to reach."

sudo apt-get install guake

9. Meld

From the website: " Meld is a visual diff and merge tool targeted at developers. Meld helps you compare files, directories, and version controlled projects. It provides two- and three-way comparison of both files and directories, and has support for many popular version control systems."

sudo apt-get install meld

10. Wine

The new Wine release brings the following features,

- More regression test fixes.
- String arrays better supported in the IDL compiler.
- Initial stubs for DirectX Video Acceleration.
- Various bug fixes.

11. Glipper

This is a clipboard manager application for GNOME.

sudo apt-get install glipper

12. AutoKey

This is an open source application that allows fast desktop automation.

sudo apt-get install autokey

13. Conduit Synchronizer

A synchronisation application for GNOME.

sudo apt-get install conduit

14. BackInTime

A pretty simple backup tool for Linux.

sudo apt-get install backintime-gnomeOrsudo apt-get install backintime-kde

15. ClamTK

This is a GUI front-end for the ClamAV virus scanner.


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