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 unRAR
The unRAR utility is a freeware program that is distributed with source code and developed...
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5 Chromium 32-bit
Chromium is an open-source browser project that provides a safer, faster, and more stable...
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6 Simulator for Arduino Free
Simulator for Arduino is the most full featured Arduino Simulator available at the present...
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7 Wine
Think of Wine as a compatibility layer for running Windows programs.
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8 VLC for Linux (VideoLAN)
VLC media player is a highly portable multimedia player for various audio and video...
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9 ktouch
KTouch is a touch-typing tutor with levels and support for different keyboard languages.
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10 Xeoma Video Surveillance Software for Linux
Get complete video surveillance solution with construction-set principle and unlimited...
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11 wchat
Wchat was originally based on chatC code, but it was then expanded to be a...
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12 USB View
USB View is a gtk+ program that displays the topography of the devices that are plugged...
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13 Acrobat Reader
This program allows you to view, navigate and print PDF files.
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14 Grace
Grace is a WYSIWYG 2D plotting tool for X Window System and OSF Motif.
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15 Samba
Samba is a suite of programs that work together to allow clients to access a server's file...
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16 SFM
This file manager attempts to implement all of the most needed features.
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17 SocialNetwork like Facebook website
Including Plugins: Audio / Video Chat, Video, Music, Polls, Employment, Events, GMap,...
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18 GNU GRUB
GNU GRUB, the GRand Unified Bootloader, is intended to provide important bootloader...
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19 InterBase
InterBase is a cross-platform structured query language relational database management...
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20 KOffice
This powerful office suite integrates into KDE 2.0.
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21 Blog Script for PHP
Easy to install blogging system for PHP and MySQL. Sinlge and multy-user modes.
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22 Chromium 64-bit
Chromium is an open-source browser project that provides a safer, faster, and more stable...
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23 SysLinux
This Linux boot loader operates from MS-DOS floppies.
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24 WebMail
WebMail is a complete server-side Web-based e-mail system that gives all of your mail...
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25 SLAX
Slax is a Slackware-based bootable CD containing a Linux operating system, designed with a...
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26 Shutter
Shutter is a feature-rich screenshot program. You can take a screenshot of a specific...
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27 GCC G77
This program offers GNU C Compiler support for Fortran.
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28 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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29 tkgate
This is an event-driven digital circuit simulator with a TCL/TK-based graphical editor.
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30 Network Traffic Analyzer
Network Traffic Analyzer is a software tool that tracks TCP/IP, UDP and ICMP traffic in a...
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31 Xpaint
This is a simple paint program for X.
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32 Parallels Desktop for Linux
Parallels Workstation is an easy-to-use, easy-on-the-pocket solution that lets you run...
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33 Smile (Slideshow Maker In Linux Environment)
SMILE means Slideshow Maker In Linux Environment. SMILE is a slideshow creating tool...
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34 BugHotel Reservation System
This is a hotel booking and accounting program that uses the Internet to network your...
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35 LuxCal Web Based Event Calendar SQLite
LuxCal is an innovative web based event calendar for home use and small businesses.
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36 Hello Kitty Ubuntu Theme
Hello Kitty Gnome desktop theme for Ubuntu Linux. Hello Kitty its a Sanrio trade mark.
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37 Kino
This captures video to disk in RawDV and AVI format, in both type-1 DV and type-2 DV...
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38 NAT
NAT is a free universal braille translator
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39 Axel
Axel is a small but full-featured downloader/download accelerator.
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40 BlackHole
This program is set up by an individual user on a mail server through the .forward or...
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41 SuSE
This Linux distribution comes with five CDs that contain all of the standard applications.
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42 xremote
xremote is a simple tool that lets you grab the mouse and keyboard of another machine and...
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43 GD graphics library
The GD Image Creation Library is an ANSI C library for the dynamic creation of images.
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44 Gtk Guitar Effects Processor
GtkGEP turns your computer into a real-time effects processor.
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45 DiskZapper
This is a Linux based bootable tool intended to wipe all hard drives on a computer to...
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46 KEduca
KEduca makes it easy to create your own computer-based tests.
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47 OpenSolaris 2009
OpenSolaris is an operating system (OS), an open source project licensed under CDDL, and a...
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48 Nero Linux
The Ultimate burning application for Linux, Nero Linux 4 is fast, comprehensive and easy...
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49 Doom
This is the Linux version of the classic 3D game of Doom.
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50 Skencil
Skencil is a Free Software interactive vector drawing appliction.
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51 Dnc-X for Linux
easyDnc for Linux provides Direct Dnc file transfer to CNC memory as well as drip feed...
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52 Unreal Tournament 2003
Over a century has passed since Liandri Corporation first began the Tournaments, and while...
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53 ALOV Map
ALOV Map is a portable Java application for publication of vector and raster maps to the...
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54 Libpcap
This is a packet-capture library.
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55 TitOT
This is a connect-four game with 3 playing modes, 9 difficulty levels and 25 background...
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56 Xmame
This is the best part of the MultiArcade Machine Emulator.
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57 gFTP
gFTP is a GTK-based FTP client for X windows. It allows simultaneous downloads, resumption...
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58 Mrtg
The Multi Router Traffic Grapher is designed to monitor the traffic load on network links.
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59 kmplot
kmplot is a mathematical function plotter for KDE. It has a powerful built-in parser.
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60 GPart
GPart tries to guess the primary partition table of a PC-type hard disk in case the...
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61 Puppy Linux
Puppy Linux 4.3 is based on the Linux 2.6.30.5 kernel, configured to support SMP...
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62 OpenX Ad Server
OpenX is the world's most popular independent ad server, used by more than 150,000...
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63 OfficePool 2005
This is a program that completely automates your 2005 NCAA March Madness basketball pool.
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64 PVM
Parallel Virtual Machine is a portable message-passing programming system designed to link...
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65 Big Brother
Unlike SNMP, in which information is just collected and devices are polled, Big Brother is...
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66 SecureCRT for Linux
SecureCRT SSH client for Windows, Mac, and Linux provides rock-solid terminal emulation,...
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67 GMP
GMP operates on signed integers, rational numbers and floating point numbers.
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68 kazlib
Kazlib provides several aggregate structures based on red-black trees, hashing and linked...
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69 Plan
Plan is a desktop calendar and day planner. Appointments, notes, todo items, vacations and...
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70 Kintecus
This is a research grade chemical modeling and kinetics program that simulates combustion,...
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71 gEDA
gEDA is a collection of tools which are used for electrical circuit design, simulation and...
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72 Midnight Commander
The GNU Midnight Commander is a UNIX file manager and shell.
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73 xpuzzles
This is a collection of rotational 3D and sliding block puzzles.
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74 flexemu
This is classic computer emulation based on the Motorola MC6809 processor.
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75 MindTerm
MindTerm is an SSH client program written in pure Java.
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76 Red Hat
This is a truly great product by Red Hat, one of the leaders in the Linux community.
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77 RealPlayer
RealPlayer lets you download YouTube videos and other web videos with one mouse click and...
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78 Efficient Documents Management System (eDMS)
This is a Web-based electronic documents management system.
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79 Xpad for Linux
Xpad is a sticky note application for jotting down notes.
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80 RedHat Package Manager
RPM is the Redhat Package Manager. It makes installing and uninstalling source code or...
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81 jabber server
Jabber is an open IM platform designed to be open, fast, and easy to use and extend.
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82 Etherape
Etherape is an etherman, interman and tcpman clone.
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83 XV
This is the classic image viewing program for UNIX systems.
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84 Quadra
Quadra is an addictive puzzle game and a competitive, action-packed, multi-player game all...
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