Cross Platform Opensource Apps

Written by James McDonald

April 7, 2014

scribus-logo-webI use Fedora 20 at home and Windows 7 at work but I like to be able to have a consistent environment across my Workstations.

The following is a list of productivity applications that gets installed on both Windows and Linux.


ApplicationWhat it doesReplacesWhere to get it
InkscapeVector EditorAdobe Illustrator
GimpPhoto EditingAdobe Photoshop
ScribusDesktop publishingMicrosoft Publisher
LibreOfficeOfficeMicrosoft Office - Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Access
AudacitySound Editor
PuTTYTerminal SSH, SFTP Program
Mozilla ThunderbirdMail clientMicrosoft Outlook
FilezillaFTP, SFTP Gui Client
GhostScript / GSViewOpen Postscript, XPS FilesXPS Viewer
QCAD2D Computer Aided DesignAutoCAD Lite
MySQL WorkbenchAdmin console for MySQL database server


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