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Recommended applications

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This page is intended to list applications recommended for use in a graphical (X) environment. See Recommended tools for commandline tools.

Note
This is intended as a "best of kind" list. Use eix to search for all applications available on Gentoo.

Desktop environment

Window managers

Taskbars / Panels

Cross-toolkit themes

Desktop utilities

Clipboard managers

File managers

Optical disk burners

Terminal emulators

Internet

Chat clients

Email clients

P2P

Web browsers

Multimedia

Audio

Image viewers

Photography

  • media-gfx/digikam - powerful, feature-rich KDE digital photo management application
  • media-gfx/hugin - graphical user interface for the creation & processing of panoramic images
  • media-gfx/luminance-hdr - graphical user interface for high dynamic range image composition and processing

Video

3D

Documents

Document readers

Document management

Editors

Note taking

Office suites

Programming

Diff/Merge tools

IDEs

Science

Astronomy

Nanoscience

See also

Network

File Sharing