From this page you will be able to download various different Linux Operating System Distros and Free Open Source Software Applications. All the posted Links will take you to the relevant distributors site, which you can use for information and support.
Ubuntu (operating system)
The best way to try Ubuntu is by downloading and using this CD. You can’t go wrong! If you’re a Windows user, you can try it without changing your operating system, and if you like it, which I’m sure you will, you go for the full install. For any Ubuntu “Newbie” it’s worth checking out the vast information provided at the Ubuntu website.
Open Office 3.2.0 (application)
Is the leading open-source office software suite for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, graphics, databases and more. It is available in many languages and works on all common computers. It stores all your data in an international open standard format and can also read and write files from other common office software packages. DOWNLOAD NOW
Lets you run Windows software on other operating systems. With Wine, you can install and run these applications just like you would in Windows. DOWNLOAD NOW
True Crypt (application)
Creates a virtual encrypted disk within a file and mounts it as a real disk. Encrypts an entire partition or storage device such as USB flash drive or hard drive. DOWNLOAD NOW
Allows you to create a “Virtual Machine” , an unmodified operating system with all of its installed software to run in a special environment, on top of your existing operating system. DOWNLOAD NOW
An open source, multi-display, multi-zone, fully scheduled digital signage solution controlled from a centrally managed web interface. DOWNLOAD NOW
A Byte of Python (programming language guide)
This is a free book on programming using the Python language. It serves as a tutorial or guide to the Python language for a beginner audience. If all you know about computers is how to save text files, then this is the book for you. Written by Swaroop CH. DOWNLOAD NOW
Audacity is a free, easy-to-use audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux and other operating systems. You can use Audacity to:
Record live audio.
Convert tapes and records into digital recordings or CDs.
Edit Ogg Vorbis, MP3, WAV or AIFF sound files.
Cut, copy, splice or mix sounds together.
Change the speed or pitch of a recording.
And more! DOWNLOAD NOW
GIMPshop is a modification of the free/open source GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP), intended to replicate the feel of Adobe Photoshop. Its primary purpose is to make users of Photoshop feel comfortable using GIMP. DOWNLOAD NOW
Scribus is an open-source program that brings award-winning professional page layout to Linux/Unix, MacOS X, OS/2 and Windows desktops with a combination of “press-ready” output and new approaches to page layout.
Underneath the modern and user friendly interface, Scribus supports professional publishing features, such as CMYK color, separations, ICC color management and versatile PDF creation. DOWNLOAD NOW
Blender is the free open source 3D content creation suite, available for all major operating systems under the GNU General Public License.
model • shade • animate • render • composite • interactive 3d DOWNLOAD NOW
Free (and open source) editor for manipulating PDF documents. GUI version + command line interface. DOWNLOAD NOW
Geany is a text editor using the GTK2 toolkit with basic features of an integrated development environment. It was developed to provide a small and fast IDE, which has only a few dependencies from other packages. It supports many filetypes and has some nice features. DOWNLOAD NOW
Thunderbird allows you to customize your email to suit your specific needs whether it’s how you search and find messages or listening to music right out of your inbox. DOWNLOAD NOW
Bluefish is a powerful editor targeted towards programmers and web-designers, with many options to write websites, scripts and programming code. Bluefish supports many programming and markup languages, and it focuses on editing dynamic and interactive websites. DOWNLOAD NOW
KompoZer is a complete web authoring system that combines web file management and easy-to-use WYSIWYG web page editing. It isdesigned to be extremely easy to use, making it ideal for non-technical computer users who want to create an attractive, professional-looking web site without needing to know HTML or web coding. DOWNLOAD NOW
The SeaMonkey project is a community effort to develop the SeaMonkey all-in-one internet application suite (see below). Such a software suite was previously made popular by Netscape and Mozilla, and the SeaMonkey project continues to develop and deliver high-quality updates to this concept. Containing an Internet browser, email & newsgroup client, HTML editor, IRC chat and web development tools, SeaMonkey is sure to appeal to advanced users, web developers and corporate users. DOWNLOAD NOW
OpenShot Video Editor is an open-source, non-linear video editor for Linux, built with Python, GTK, and the MLT Framework. The project was started in August 2008 by Jonathan Thomas, with the objective to provide a stable, free, and friendly to use video editor. DOWNLOAD NOW