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 Acrobat Reader
This program allows you to view, navigate and print PDF files.
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3 Chromium 32-bit
Chromium is an open-source browser project that provides a safer, faster, and more stable...
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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 textutils
The textutils package resembles the GNU text file processing utilities.
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6 SLAX
Slax is a Slackware-based bootable CD containing a Linux operating system, designed with a...
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7 WebMail
WebMail is a complete server-side Web-based e-mail system that gives all of your mail...
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8 Simulator for Arduino Free
Simulator for Arduino is the most full featured Arduino Simulator available at the present...
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9 Advanced Web Ranking
This is a tool that helps check your web site position on all major search engines.
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10 VLC for Linux (VideoLAN)
VLC media player is a highly portable multimedia player for various audio and video...
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11 Puppy Linux
Puppy Linux 4.3 is based on the Linux 2.6.30.5 kernel, configured to support SMP...
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12 ktouch
KTouch is a touch-typing tutor with levels and support for different keyboard languages.
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13 Ardour
Ardour is a digital audio workstation. You can use it to record, edit and mix multi-track...
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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 gEDA
gEDA is a collection of tools which are used for electrical circuit design, simulation and...
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16 g3data
This is a rather unusual utility that allows you access to information contained on a...
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17 PuTTY for Linux
PuTTY is a terminal emulator application which can act as a client for the SSH, Telnet,...
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18 Bind
This program includes the named name server, which is used to define hostname to IP...
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19 ESounD
The Enlightened Sound Daemon allows multiple audio streams to be played back at once...
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20 NAT
NAT is a free universal braille translator
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21 Nero Linux
The Ultimate burning application for Linux, Nero Linux 4 is fast, comprehensive and easy...
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22 tkgate
This is an event-driven digital circuit simulator with a TCL/TK-based graphical editor.
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23 Axel
Axel is a small but full-featured downloader/download accelerator.
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24 SFM
This file manager attempts to implement all of the most needed features.
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25 gFTP
gFTP is a GTK-based FTP client for X windows. It allows simultaneous downloads, resumption...
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26 Blog Script for PHP
Easy to install blogging system for PHP and MySQL. Sinlge and multy-user modes.
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27 Wine
Think of Wine as a compatibility layer for running Windows programs.
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28 kmplot
kmplot is a mathematical function plotter for KDE. It has a powerful built-in parser.
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29 Aegis
Aegis provides a framework within which a team of developers can work on several changes...
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30 JNapster
JNapster is a Java implementation of the Napster client, allowing you to download and...
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31 InterBase
InterBase is a cross-platform structured query language relational database management...
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32 cxc
This console calculator supports several different data types, including scalars, complex...
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33 Han Trainer Mac/Linux Version
Han Trainer for MAC and Linux is a multimedial training software specialized on teaching...
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34 Torrent Episode Downloader
Meet ted! Your new way of downloading tv shows from the web!
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35 Nutcracker
Using a dictionary file like /usr/dict/words, Nutcracker cracks passwords in /etc/passwd...
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36 Googleware
This is a Web application that lets you regularly request several queries Google.
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37 KSEG
KSEG allows you to create a construction, such as a triangle with a circumcenter.
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38 GMatH
GMatH is a mathematical computing interface for Gnome.
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39 Jungle Monkey
Jungle Monkey (JM) is a distributed file-sharing program.
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40 potto gdc gas dynamic calculator
This is a utility to calculate compressible flow. It provides calculations for isentropic,...
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41 Samba
Samba is a suite of programs that work together to allow clients to access a server's file...
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42 cduck
This software provides a reliable URL cloaking system using low Q.O.S hosts and lines such...
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43 DF Google PR and Alexa Traffic Rank Checker
This utility shows the Google PageRank and Alexa Traffic Rank for a site without using...
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44 Comfortable reader
This is a cross-platform Java text viewer optimized for reading books from your computer...
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45 InfoWallet
New Features Password strength meter. Profile section revamped due to customer requests.
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46 GAIM
GAIM is an open-source clone of America Online's Instant Messenger client, a clone that...
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47 KUnit
KUnit is a tool for converting different units. It currently supports conversion to and...
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48 Downloader for X
Downloader for X supports reconnecting on connection timeouts, has a download queue for...
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49 Craigslist Live
With Craigslist Live, you will stay up-to-date with the latest results from your search...
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50 QuickDownloader
This download manager can accelerate downloads and will resume broken downloads even when...
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51 FCheck
Fcheck is a script written in Perl that provides intrusion detection and policy...
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52 Ammonite
Ammonite is a client-side HTTP proxy that implements special features needed for the Eazel...
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53 KEduca
KEduca makes it easy to create your own computer-based tests.
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54 dvgrab
dvgrab receives the audio and video data from a digital camcorder by way of the ieee1394 ...
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55 tkVOICE
This is a Telephone Answering Machine (TAM) front-end for vgetty.
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56 nscache
nscache is a simple program designed to browse the Netscape cache directory with a GTKUI.
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57 SMSJDK
This is a toolkit for rapidly developing SMS Java applications.
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58 VideoLAN Server
VLS can stream MPEG-1, MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 files, DVDs, digital satellite channels, digital...
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59 BugInvoicing Web Based Billing System
BugInvoicing Web Based Billing System is a Web-based solution for sales process...
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60 backup dot php
This program back up your MySQL database. You rename the file to backup.php, then upload...
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61 GQ
GQ is a GTK+-based LDAP client. It supports a tree view, and either OpenLDAP or LDAP...
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62 AnalyzeWeb
This is a Web site load testing, performance analysis, slow page determination, Web site...
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63 htdump
htdump is a command line automation tool that can perform HTTP queries and direct data to...
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64 DCP-Mail
DCP-Mail is a PHP based Mailing List Manager which does not need any SQL servers and uses...
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65 OpenSolaris 2009
OpenSolaris is an operating system (OS), an open source project licensed under CDDL, and a...
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66 BlenderMeter
This is an application that will keep you up-to-date on the free blender fund donation...
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67 EMBOSS
This software automatically copies data in a variety of formats and allows transparent...
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68 BISON
Many programs use the GNU Parser Generator as part of their build process.
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69 FreeWRL
FreeWRL is a free VRML browser for Linux. It aims to be fully VRML97 compliant, complete...
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70 groan
Groan is a text mode menu and window-driven user interface for dictionaries.
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71 ipconfig
This is a simple shell script to help users new to Linux find their IP info is.
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72 gnut
If you don't want to or can't use X11 on your machine, but you would really like to share...
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73 rCalc
rCalc is a fast, simple, symbolic calculator for GNOME.
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74 The Family Tree of Family (Unicode)
The program is intended for the preservation of a history and construction of a...
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75 Universal Dialogue Linux
The software that lets you view two elements simultaneously.
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76 googbar
This is a small GUI tool bar for Google searching.
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77 RedHat Package Manager
RPM is the Redhat Package Manager. It makes installing and uninstalling source code or...
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78 SysLinux
This Linux boot loader operates from MS-DOS floppies.
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79 Anjuta
Anjuta features several advanced programming tools and utilities, such as project...
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80 AdminPro
This program runs from a standard Web browser and lets users navigate their remote domain,...
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81 Auto Control Pro
This is a set of PHP and MySQL scripts for setting up your hosting customer sites on RAQ...
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82 dyndnsAgent
This program lets people connected by dsk, cable, satellite or radio wireless connection...
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83 ATutor Learning Content Management System
This is an Open Source Web-based Learning Content Management System.
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84 Dalc
Dalc is a powerful and advance Direct Algebraic Logic calculation program with graphing...
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85 Kpl
Kpl is a program for KDE. Its purpose is to provide two-dimensional graphical presentation...
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86 Doodle
This online photo gallery software includes a dynamic photo gallery script generator.
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87 BCWB (CMS)
This is a WYSIWYG content management system for Web visit cards, personal sites, promo...
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88 Gexpr
Gexpr is a shell calculator with floating point, standard C functions, relational...
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89 PlayList Generator FX
PlayList Generator FX is perl-CGI script that generates playlist for streaming media.
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90 Encaps Gallery
EncapsGallery is image catalogue software. Key features: Http/Ftp upload, Mysql database...
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91 gNiall
gNiall attempts to learn whatever language you try to teach it by breaking down the...
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92 Information Portfolio Manager
This is an information networking application and services platform.
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93 Esta+ Linux
This is a descriptive statistics program that can analyze and plot using data distributed...
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94 BWMon
This is a GPL-licensed multi-threaded bandwidth and connection monitor written in C++ with...
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95 GCompris
GCompris is a simple education game. The basic goal is to teach children, starting at age...
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96 Ezail
This application transfer files of any size securely, through the Internet.
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97 LanguageTutor FR+EN
LanguageTutor FR+EN learning software makes you work on the most useful words of foreign...
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98 Simplewire Perl SMS Software Development Kit
The Perl SMS SDK provides easy, high-level control of the Simplewire text-messaging...
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99 LanguageTutor EN+SP
LanguageTutor EN+SP learning software makes you work on the most useful words of foreign...
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100 Knapster2
Knapster is a yet another linux version of the Napster MP3 download program.
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