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Which software/apps do you use most on MX?

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Re: Which software/apps do you use most on MX?

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Post by manyroads » Sat Jan 05, 2019 6:05 pm

Here's info from the chromium site on where they 'fit': https://www.chromium.org/
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Re: Which software/apps do you use most on MX?

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Post by tek10 » Sat Jan 05, 2019 6:35 pm

Somewhat in order of use:
Firefox, Vivaldi, Clementine, xfce4-terminal, Thunar, Libreoffice, qpdfview, Mirage, Galculator, Simple Scan, Asunder, Shotwell, VLC, MX Live USB Maker.

That mix is influenced lately with digitizing my music and photo collection.

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Re: Which software/apps do you use most on MX?

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Post by megatotoro » Sat Jan 05, 2019 6:50 pm

This is quite an interesting topic!

I use these apps:

Daily: Firefox, LibreOffice (mainly Writer and Calc), Compiz, Thunar, iBus.
Frequently: Kolourpaint, VLC, Steam, OpenShot, Showfoto, Synaptic, MX-Snapshot, MX-Live USB Maker, Ark, Galculator.
Sometimes: Gimp, LO Impress, Atomic Tanks, the terminal, K3B, Gparted, DOSBox, Wine, MX-Package Installer (when I set up a system), Audacity.

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Re: Which software/apps do you use most on MX?

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Post by handy » Sat Jan 05, 2019 7:01 pm

All on Openbox:
Tint2
Volume Icon - tray icon/audio mixer
Udiskie
PIA - VPN
Worker - directory utility (file manager)
Vivaldi
KeepassX2
qBittorrent
Terminator & Sakura - they each have different jobs
VLC
MKVToolNix
MediaInfo
AVIDemux
Geany (nano sometimes)
GHex
qpdfview
Pinta
Viewnior - (giving it a whirl, been using Geeqie for years prior)
Dirsize = df -h
GParted - (lot of drives/partitions, use GParted for reference)
Galculator
Steam

The above are mostly in frequent use (AVIDemux, GHex & GParted & Steam, not so much)
Worker has my file (de)compression handled, though I have FileRoller & GTKHash installed for just in case.

All of the following are rarely used, but they do server their respective purposes:
Inxi, GeoGebra, LXimage Screenshot, ArandR, LMSensors, Powertop, GColor2, Agave, Filezilla - if I happen to have a website, Firefox - as backup, XFBurn, FBReader, FontViewer, LibreOffice, LXAppearance, OBConfigMgr, OBMenu, Qt5 Config Tool - qt5ct.

Once well used tools like HandbrakeCLI are just never called these days.
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Re: Which software/apps do you use most on MX?

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Post by wulf » Sat Jan 05, 2019 7:28 pm

Waterfox, Sylpheed, Mupdf, Pdf-shuffler, Strawberry, mpv, Tixati, Featherpad, Thunar/Sunflower, ( can't make up my mind so I keep both and gravitate from one to the other and back again! ), Pinta, Gnu, Nomacs, MX Tools, Terminal, Synaptic.

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Re: Which software/apps do you use most on MX?

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Post by KBD » Sat Jan 05, 2019 8:29 pm

Eggnog wrote:
Sat Jan 05, 2019 12:46 am
What I use most often are Firefox, FileZilla, Softmaker Office, Evolution, Thunar, Xfce terminal, Gnome Disks, MX Tools, Synaptic, VirtualBox, Steam.
I forgot Softmaker Office. I use it constantly, and also use LibreOffice.

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Re: Which software/apps do you use most on MX?

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Post by anticapitalista » Sat Jan 05, 2019 8:33 pm

Wouldn't a better post be which DEFAULT apps do you use or which apps NOT included on the default iso do you use?
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Re: Which software/apps do you use most on MX?

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Post by richb » Sat Jan 05, 2019 8:54 pm

anticapitalista wrote:
Sat Jan 05, 2019 8:33 pm
Wouldn't a better post be which DEFAULT apps do you use or which apps NOT included on the default iso do you use?
Good point. That would help future development.
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Re: Which software/apps do you use most on MX?

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Post by KBD » Sat Jan 05, 2019 8:55 pm

Eadwine Rose wrote:
Sat Jan 05, 2019 7:40 am
Autostarted:

Tickr, Conky (not the MX one), Mega, MX USB Unmounter (just started using this instead of right click blahblah in Thunar, this is SO much better and faster!)



Things that I start myself once I get to the desktop:

Pidgin, Skype, Google Chome, Thunderbird (60), QuiteRSS (18.12)



Other things I use a lot:

Kodi (17.6), LibreOffice, Mousepad, DVD Styler, gnome-calculator, Terminal, TvTime, SimpleScan, Openshot-qt, VLC.


And of course things like Synaptic, Thunar, MXPI, Nvidia app, Firefox when needed.
How does Skype work for you? I've found it buggy on Linux in the past.

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Re: Which software/apps do you use most on MX?

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Post by KBD » Sat Jan 05, 2019 8:57 pm

oops wrote:
Sat Jan 05, 2019 3:00 pm
Strange, I see than the veterans use Chrome ... the question is why the choice of this unanime web browser? :confused:
Google as a company is garbage. They have done so many stupid things in the past few years.
I use Chrome because Firefox continually caused me problems. Also I use an Android phone and Chrome gives me a reliable browser with my passwords and links synced across platforms.

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