Well for my first post on this Forum, just thought I'd list some of the proggys I couldn't live without on my *Nix journey.......


Media:

MPlayer (Movie Player) .http://www.mplayerhq.hu/
XMMS (Nice Mp3 Player) .http://www.xmms.org/

P2P:

Apollon (P2P File Sharing Program) .http://apollon.sourceforge.net/index2.html
Azureus (Bitorrent) .http://azureus.sourceforge.net/
XMule (P2P File Sharing Program) .http://www.xmule.ws/

Interactive:

Gaim (Msn, AIM, Yahoo, ICQ... Protocol Manager) .http://gaim.sourceforge.net/
AMSN (Chat Protocol) .http://amsn.sourceforge.net/
XChat (Nice IRC Prog.) .www.xchat.org/
LIcq (ICQ Client) .http://licq.org/

Burning:

K3b (Nice Burning Utility) .http://www.k3b.org
Vobcopy (A DVD to HD ripper) .http://vobcopy.org/
DVD::Rip (Com'on titles gotta explain it ) .http://www.exit1.org/dvdrip/
Grip (Basic Cd Ripper) .http://www.nostatic.org/grip/

Virtual Machine (If you have to urge to go back)

VMware Workstation .http://www.vmware.com

Browsers:

Firebird (Easy, Quick, Fast Web Browser) .http://www.mozilla.org/products/firefox/
Mozilla 1.7 (Complete, Easy to use Web Browser) .http://www.mozilla.org/products/mozilla1.x/

Email Clients:

Evolution (Nice Complete Email Client) .http://ximian.com/products/evolution/

Secuity:

KMy Firewall (A Great IPTables based firewall tool for KDE) .http://kmyfirewall.sourceforge.net/
Xtraceroute (An IP Packet Tracing Program) .http://www.dtek.chalmers.se/~d3august/xt/
DansGuardian (A Web Content Filter) .http://dansguardian.org/
Nessus .http://www.nessus.org/
Nmap (Same as above, Nice Security Scanner) .http://www.insecure.org/nmap/

Just thought I'd help some other Nixers [mostly the nOObs] out there and hope I can help others with their change to *Nix.