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Part II of our Top Software Picks and Alternatives highlights some of the software I’ve come to love in my second week of full-time Linux use. Leave your comments below if you have any questions on the software picks or if you have other recommendations you would like for me to try.


CherryTree w/ Dropbox to replace OneNote
Install from pacakage manager or website

Install from package manager store or download from Dropbox
Official Linux Support

audio player and manager

sudo apt-get install kde-spectacle
or Mint users *ksnapshot
Screen clipping software with region selection. Perfect for capturing pictures of websites or desktop apps.

sudo apt-get install handbrake

Watch Netflix and Amazon Prime (Download Chrome)

* SimpleNote


Download DEB file or tar

Find alternatives to programs