Top 100 Free Linux Downloads

Freeware is the popular type of download because, well, its free. Below is a list of the top 100 Linux freeware downloads.

You will find the top utilities, security programs, video converters, players, converters and games available for Linux computers. These Linux freeware titles are ranked according to how many times they have been downloaded in the last two weeks from the Tucows Downloads freeware library.

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1 kturtle
This is a simple fractal generator for Koch-like fractals.
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2 PuTTY for Linux
PuTTY is a terminal emulator application which can act as a client for the SSH, Telnet,...
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3 Ardour
Ardour is a digital audio workstation. You can use it to record, edit and mix multi-track...
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4 Simulator for Arduino Free
Simulator for Arduino is the most full featured Arduino Simulator available at the present...
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5 unRAR
The unRAR utility is a freeware program that is distributed with source code and developed...
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6 Chromium 32-bit
Chromium is an open-source browser project that provides a safer, faster, and more stable...
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7 ktouch
KTouch is a touch-typing tutor with levels and support for different keyboard languages.
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8 Shutter
Shutter is a feature-rich screenshot program. You can take a screenshot of a specific...
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9 VLC for Linux (VideoLAN)
VLC media player is a highly portable multimedia player for various audio and video...
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10 Wine
Think of Wine as a compatibility layer for running Windows programs.
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11 SLAX
Slax is a Slackware-based bootable CD containing a Linux operating system, designed with a...
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12 SocialNetwork like Facebook website
Including Plugins: Audio / Video Chat, Video, Music, Polls, Employment, Events, GMap,...
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13 InterBase
InterBase is a cross-platform structured query language relational database management...
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14 Chromium 64-bit
Chromium is an open-source browser project that provides a safer, faster, and more stable...
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15 Xeoma Video Surveillance Software for Linux
Get complete video surveillance solution with construction-set principle and unlimited...
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16 Blog Script for PHP
Easy to install blogging system for PHP and MySQL. Sinlge and multy-user modes.
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17 SFM
This file manager attempts to implement all of the most needed features.
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18 SysLinux
This Linux boot loader operates from MS-DOS floppies.
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19 wchat
Wchat was originally based on chatC code, but it was then expanded to be a...
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20 Samba
Samba is a suite of programs that work together to allow clients to access a server's file...
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21 GNU GRUB
GNU GRUB, the GRand Unified Bootloader, is intended to provide important bootloader...
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22 KOffice
This powerful office suite integrates into KDE 2.0.
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23 Grace
Grace is a WYSIWYG 2D plotting tool for X Window System and OSF Motif.
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24 USB View
USB View is a gtk+ program that displays the topography of the devices that are plugged...
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25 GCC G77
This program offers GNU C Compiler support for Fortran.
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26 XSane
XSane is a GTK-based X-11 front end for SANE. It works as either a stand-alone program or...
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27 Acrobat Reader
This program allows you to view, navigate and print PDF files.
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28 Seo Panel
A complete open source seo control panel for managing search engine optimization of your...
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29 Parallels Desktop for Linux
Parallels Workstation is an easy-to-use, easy-on-the-pocket solution that lets you run...
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30 Enigma in the Wine Cellar
Enigma in the Wine Cellar' is an exploration puzzle game.
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31 WebMail
WebMail is a complete server-side Web-based e-mail system that gives all of your mail...
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32 my iChef
The free chef, my iChef, generates on its own a varied menu and a shopping list.
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33 OpenSolaris 2009
OpenSolaris is an operating system (OS), an open source project licensed under CDDL, and a...
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34 Moneyspire for Linux
Moneyspire is the best money management, personal finance and budgeting software for Mac,...
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35 NAT
NAT is a free universal braille translator
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36 Smile (Slideshow Maker In Linux Environment)
SMILE means Slideshow Maker In Linux Environment. SMILE is a slideshow creating tool...
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37 gEDA
gEDA is a collection of tools which are used for electrical circuit design, simulation and...
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38 Kino
This captures video to disk in RawDV and AVI format, in both type-1 DV and type-2 DV...
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39 Unreal Tournament 2003
Over a century has passed since Liandri Corporation first began the Tournaments, and while...
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40 xremote
xremote is a simple tool that lets you grab the mouse and keyboard of another machine and...
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41 MindTerm
MindTerm is an SSH client program written in pure Java.
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42 Pronto
Pronto is a full-featured mail client written in Perl and GTK+.
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43 FCheck
Fcheck is a script written in Perl that provides intrusion detection and policy...
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44 RedHat Package Manager
RPM is the Redhat Package Manager. It makes installing and uninstalling source code or...
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45 gFTP
gFTP is a GTK-based FTP client for X windows. It allows simultaneous downloads, resumption...
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46 Plan
Plan is a desktop calendar and day planner. Appointments, notes, todo items, vacations and...
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47 Anjuta
Anjuta features several advanced programming tools and utilities, such as project...
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48 GPart
GPart tries to guess the primary partition table of a PC-type hard disk in case the...
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49 GD graphics library
The GD Image Creation Library is an ANSI C library for the dynamic creation of images.
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50 DiskZapper
This is a Linux based bootable tool intended to wipe all hard drives on a computer to...
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51 Gtk Guitar Effects Processor
GtkGEP turns your computer into a real-time effects processor.
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52 PVM
Parallel Virtual Machine is a portable message-passing programming system designed to link...
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53 Expert System Creator
Decision Tree Designer represents business logic in the convenient form of a decision...
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54 kazlib
Kazlib provides several aggregate structures based on red-black trees, hashing and linked...
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55 ImpFE
Client for Imperium
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56 Bifrost
This is a firewall management interface to iptables.
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57 Axel
Axel is a small but full-featured downloader/download accelerator.
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58 Guiffy eXpert
This is a visual compare-and-merge tool for Java platforms.
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59 kscan
This is an easy-to-use SANE (scanner) front end for KDE.
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60 Skencil
Skencil is a Free Software interactive vector drawing appliction.
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61 Doom
This is the Linux version of the classic 3D game of Doom.
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62 CrawlTrack
CrawlTrack, the crawler tracking and SEO open-source script.
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63 TitOT
This is a connect-four game with 3 playing modes, 9 difficulty levels and 25 background...
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64 linsmith
This is a Smith charting program, mainly designed for educational use.
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65 PC Agent for Linux
PC Agent for Linux monitors and records the activities of all users on a Debian based...
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66 BISON
Many programs use the GNU Parser Generator as part of their build process.
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67 SecureCRT for Linux
SecureCRT SSH client for Windows, Mac, and Linux provides rock-solid terminal emulation,...
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68 Nero Linux
The Ultimate burning application for Linux, Nero Linux 4 is fast, comprehensive and easy...
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69 IBM's Data Explorer
Open Visualization Data Explorer is a full visualization environment that gives users the...
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70 textutils
The textutils package resembles the GNU text file processing utilities.
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71 Glade
Glade is a free user interface builder for GTK+.
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72 kmplot
kmplot is a mathematical function plotter for KDE. It has a powerful built-in parser.
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73 flexemu
This is classic computer emulation based on the Motorola MC6809 processor.
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74 Xpad for Linux
Xpad is a sticky note application for jotting down notes.
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75 Gabber
Gabber is a GNOME client for an open source instant messaging system called Jabber.
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76 Elizatalk
This program allows you to let your friends talk interactively to your autoresponder.
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77 BlackHole
This program is set up by an individual user on a mail server through the .forward or...
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78 GNU make
GNU Make is a tool that controls the generation of executables and other non-source files...
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79 Pdf417 decode
Pdf417decode can decode PDF417 barcode information from a PBM file.
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80 CIPE
CIPE (Crypto IP Encapsulation) is an ongoing project designed to build encrypting IP...
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81 g3data
This is a rather unusual utility that allows you access to information contained on a...
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