[PLUG] BEST LIGHTWEIGHT APPS FOR LINUX????

Gaurav Pant gauravggs at gmail.com
Sun May 6 20:56:41 PDT 2012


Hi

On Sat, May 5, 2012 at 9:37 AM, gauravs joshi <gaurav291 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Can anyone tell me which are best lightweight apps.for Linux in all
> categories  like

Lightweight-ness of stuff depends on your requirements and what
exactly you want to do.
Based just on the categories below its difficult to say still here are some...

>
>   1. Multimedia
Audio players -- all can be command line like mpg123, ogg123 mplayer etc
Graphics editing -- image magic tools, convert mogrify etc

>   2. Office suite
Openoffice but still its going to be heavy

>   3. Internet messenger
again look for a command line stuff

>   4. IRC client
Xchat

>   5. text editors
VI  what else!!!!
>
> etc...

etc.. etc...

One better way to look at things is to use a lightweight window
manager instead of KDE or Gnome.
Try using window maker, xfce etc..

--Dexter



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