Desktop Application In Linux

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A presentation which i presented in FOSSed On Wheels A9, at University of Jaffna

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Desktop Application In Linux

  1. 1. Install Linux in yo computer
  2. 2. Configure yo desktop <ul><li>You can do it as you want </li></ul><ul><li>Use a cool desktop as you like, you have a freedom of choice </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>GNOME, KDE, Xfce4, LXDE etc etc .. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Decorate yo desktop as you like </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Use Compiz, Avant window manager, Screenlets </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>manage users and groups </li></ul>
  3. 3. Installation of application software <ul><li>There are few package managers </li></ul><ul><li>Terminal based package installers </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>apt-get, aptitude, rpm & many more </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>GUI package installers </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>synaptic, Gdeb, Adept, Kpackage </li></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Office work <ul><li>Use OpenOffice, I dunno what will happen in future, but still OO is good. </li></ul><ul><li>Or else you can use Abiword, Koffice </li></ul>
  5. 5. OpenOffice.org <ul><li>Writer </li></ul><ul><li>Spreadsheet </li></ul><ul><li>Impress </li></ul><ul><li>Base </li></ul>
  6. 6. Internet & email <ul><li>get online first </li></ul><ul><li>web browsers </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Firefox, Epiphany, konquerer, Iceweasel </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Email clients </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Thunderbird, Kmail, Evolution </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Downloads, torrents, p2p </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Transmission, Ktorrent, frostwire </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li> Instance messenging, </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pidgin, empathy, You can use linux version of Skype but its not free. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Multimedia <ul><li>Audio & video players </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Amarok, Totem, VLC, Mplayer </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Audio editers </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Audacity </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Video editors </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cinelerra, kino, Openshot, PiTiVi </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>CD/DVD Burning software </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>K3B </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Graphics <ul><li>Graphics Editors </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>GIMP </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Inkscape </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tuxpaint </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Image Collection Managers </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>F-Spot, Gthumb </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Games
  10. 10. Thank you..! <ul><li>Kunchana Mathota Arachchi </li></ul><ul><li>Lanka Linux User Group & FOSS.LK </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>http://tuskytux.blogspot.com </li></ul><ul><li>0777858051 </li></ul>

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