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Best Linux Lightweight & Advanced Software*


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Quelitu--A Windows 10 Alternative Based on Lightweight Linux Ubuntu/Lubuntu

Editor's Pick at FamousWhy.com!

Software Included and Available as Free Downloads

Important: Includes special instructions and software not available
through Synaptic/Lubuntu Software Center.


Thousands more apps are available in Synaptic/Lubuntu Software Center


Quelitu Apps, Security & Rescue Features

On-Screen Guide
Installed
The Quelitu wallpaper has a quick guide 'baked' into it so new users can quickly get used to the new system.

Desktop Layouts
Installed
Quelitu offers a choice of three desktop layouts: Lubuntu, Ubuntu, and Mac.

Quick Backup
Installed
Quelitu offers a quick backup & restore option as part of the Qx Configuration Center.

QX Hub
Installed
Much faster than menus and file managers, Qx Hub ('Menu' key activated) lets you quickly find/open files & images, and search Google, Wikipedia, Wikitionary, and YouTube directly from desktop.

Qx Configuration Center
Installed
Reduce boot time, Autologin enabling/disabling, Recommended file manager options (user friendliness), Desktop layout choices of either Lubuntu, Ubuntu, or Mac, Random Wallpaper, Antivirus support, Exfat file system support, Fixed window positioning, Keyboard shortcuts, etc.

Qx Maintenance Center
Installed
Quick backup and restore, Clean up (removes obsolete files and programs), Delete cached thumbnails, Delete other cached items, Delete history, Wipe empty space/drive, GRUB rescue and reinstallation, Windows app installation, Android app installation, Guides, etc.

Qx Shred
Installed
Lets you shred the Trash Bin so files can never be recovered.

Wipe Drive
Installed
Lets you wipe empty space (or hard drive before recycling PC) so files can never be recovered.

Reinstall GRUB from CD
Installed
Repairs GRUB bootloader if unable to boot. Rescue CD Feature.


Best Lightweight & Other Software Options


Graphics & Design

MTPaint
Lightweight
Lightweight graphics program.

Fotoxx
Intermediate
Picture editor and manager.

Gpaint
Lightweight
Basic paint program for simple tasks or kids.

Pinta
Intermediate
Paint.NET clone, user friendly, layers in .ora format.

Gimp
Advanced
Full-featured graphics program for advanced users.

Bluefish
Intermediate
Website design and HTML editor (not WYSIWG).

Multimedia

Audacious
Lightweight
Lightweight audio player (.pls, .wma, .mp3, etc.).

Gnome-MPlayer
Lightweight
Lightweight movie player (.avi, .mpg, .mpeg, .rmvb, .wmv, .flv, etc.).

Guvcview
Lightweight
Lightweight webcam software.

Xfburn
Lightweight
Lightweight CD/DVD Burning (single session only).

Banshee
Advanced
Audio player with iPod/iTunes support, sync, mp3 purchase.

VLC Media
Player
Intermediate
Multimedia audio/video player popular with both Windows and Linux users.

Avidemux
Intermediate
Video editing and conversion.

Pitivi
Intermediate
Video creation and non-linear editor for intermediate users.

OpenShot
Intermediate
Video creation and non-linear editor for intermediate users.

DeVeDe
Intermediate
Make your videos playable in regular DVD players for TV.

DVD Decryption
Advanced
Lets you play encrypted DVD. Installs libdvd-pkg. IMPORTANT: DVD decryption software is not legal in some countries. You are 100% responsible to verify this before installing and for the use of the software.

Brasero
Intermediate
CD/DVD burner (multiple sessions on RW media).

Gnomebaker
Advanced
Full-featured CD/DVD burner: multiple sessions, etc.

Internet

Apturl
Advanced
Lets you download and install deb software packages directly from the Internet using Firefox browser. Note: Make sure that you trust the source you download from. Unlike software centres in Quelitu, these are not vetted.

Chromium
Lightweight
Google Chrome lightweight Internet browser for Linux.

Claws Mail
Lightweight
Lightweight email program.

Pidgin
Lightweight
Lightweight Instant Messenger (IM). Supports AIM, ICQ, Google Talk, MSN, Yahoo, MySpaceIM...

Transmission
Lightweight
Lightweight torrent client.

Firefox
Intermediate
The popular full-featured Firefox web browser.

Thunderbird
Intermediate
Popular Mozilla email client.

HexChat
Lightweight
Chat IRC client. Supports Ubuntu, AmigaNET, AustNet, EFNnet, IRCnet, QuakeNet, EU-IRC, GalaxyNet, Undernet, Worldnet...

RadioTray
Intermediate
Internet radio system tray applet. Additional stations available at ShoutCast.com (Menu>Listen>Click on download icon and choose the pls option).

Office

Abiword
Lightweight
Lightweight word processor. Compatible with Word: .doc, .docx, .xml, .pdf, .rtf, etc.

PDF Creation (CUPS)
Lightweight
Support for converting documents or web pages to pdf format. In most applications (including browsers): Click File>Print>Print to File>PDF.

LibreOffice
Openoffice
Advanced
Full-featured office suite compatible with MSOffice.

LibreOffice-PdfImport
Advanced
LibreOffice lets you save any file as pdf. This plugin allows users to import and edit pdf files.

Gnumeric
Lightweight
Lightweight spreadsheet compatible with Exel .xls...

Xournal
Lightweight
Pdf annotate, highlight, fill out forms...

Pdf-Shuffler
Lightweight
Pdf combine, reorder, delete pages...

PDFEdit
Advanced
Full-featured pdf editor for advanced users.

Gnome-Search-Tool
Intermediate
Intermediate file search utility, includes text search.

Games (Linux & Windows)

Ace-of-Penguins
Basic
Solitaire, freecell, tetrix clone, and other basic games.
Installs ace-of-penguins

Kids Games Package
Children's
Childsplay (educational suite), Tomboy Notes, GPaint, TuxMath, TuxType, TuxPaint, Comix (book viewer), Frozen-Bubble, GCompris (educational suite) and race games (supertux & supertuxkart).
Installs childsplay tomboy gpaint tuxmath tuxtype tuxpaint comix frozen-bubble
Installs gcompris
Installs supertux supertuxkart

Kids Games Package
Teens
Gperiodic, Atomix...
Installs gperiodic atomix

PlayDeb.net  
PlayDeb.net offers a good selection of commercial-like Linux games that are easily installable on Ubuntu-based systems like Quelitu.

PlayOnLinux (Windows)  

Windows Games:**

FPS, action, RPG, simulations, puzzles, sports...
PlayOnLinux offers a significant selection of windows games that are easily installable on Ubuntu-based systems like Quelitu.

Caution: PlayOnLinux uses Wine. As a Windows emulator, Wine can make your computer vulnerable to Windows viruses.

Note 1: A lot of Windows software will not work with Wine. Do not be surprised if something does not work.
** Third Party Software: Install at your own risks.

Other

Calibre
E-Books
E-book library management, converter, synch to device...

Gucharmap
System
Foreign language characters.

PyRenamer
Utility
Bulk rename utility.

Simple Screen
Recorder
Utility
Screen recorder.

Xscreensaver
Lightweight
Screensaver utility (alternative to pre-installed Light Locker).

Third Party**

Earth
Earth 3D Explorer. Choose latest Debian/Ubuntu version available.

Phone
Skype Internet phone for Linux. Choose the latest Ubuntu version available. Download and click file to install.
** Third Party Software: Install at your own risks.

Windows & Internet Software**

DEB Software on the Internet**
Many .deb packages (especially Ubuntu's) are available on the Internet and will work with Quelitu. Simply download them and click to install.**

Wine

Emulator
for
Windows Software**
Using Windows programs on Linux is possible with Wine, a Windows emulator.

Many programs have Linux versions (e.g. Skype, GoogleEarth, Firefox, Abiword, etc.). Others have equivalents (e.g. LibreOffice, a suite similar to MSOffice). These are recommended as they are usually faster and work better than Windows software on Linux systems.

Caution: As a Windows emulator, Wine can make your computer vulnerable to Windows viruses.

Note 1: A lot of Windows software will not work with Wine. Do not be surprised if something does not work.
** Third Party Software: Install at your own risks.

* Quelitu software and information (including external links) are provided WITHOUT ABSOLUTELY ANY WARRANTY or LIABILITY FOR DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, including implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, and damages relating to existing operating systems and loss of data. See the GNU General Public License for details.
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