Unity Tweak Tools

Type : Aesthetics and OS Control
Installation Guide :

$ sudo apt-get install unity-tweak-tool

Voko Screen

Type : Screen Recorder (Include Audio)
Installation Guide :

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:vokoscreen-dev/vokoscreen
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install vokoscreen

 

Search for Files Manual

Type : File Searching
Installation Guide :

$ sudo apt-get install gnome-search-tool

WPS Spreadsheets

Type : Spreadsheet
Installation Guide :

Download the installer at : http://wps-community.org/downloads

 

 

WPS Writer

Type : Documentation
Installation Guide :

Download the installer at : http://wps-community.org/downloads

 

 

WPS Presentation

Type : Slideshow Presentation, Useful for drawing too
Installation Guide :

Download the installer at : http://wps-community.org/downloads

 

 

XMind

Type : Mindmap
Installation Guide :

a. Download the installer at http://www.xmind.net/download/linux/
b. Extract the zip file
c. Open the directory, navigate to XMind_amd64 for 64-bit architecture or XMind_i386 for 32-bit
d. Double-click the XMind application

 

 

Git Kraken

Type : Repository Management for Git
Installation Guide :

$ https://support.gitkraken.com/how-to-install
dpkg -i gitkraken-amd64.deb

 

 

TortoiseHG

Type : Repository Management for Mercurial
Installation Guide :

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tortoisehg-ppa/releases
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install tortoisehg</pre>

 

Shutter

Type : Desktop Screenshot
Installation Guide :

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:shutter/ppa
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install shutter

 

 

Genymotion

Type : Android Emulator
Installation Guide :
Prerequisite : VirtualBox is installed

a. Download the Genymotion for your Linux package at https://www.genymotion.com/download. You will need to sign-up to be able to continue.
b. $ chmod +x <Genymotion installer path>/genymotion-<version>_<arch>.bin
c. $ cd <Genymotion installer path>
 ./genymotion-<version>_<arch>.bin -d <Genymotion installer path>
d. $ cd <Genymotion installer path>
e. ./genymotion

 

 

Slack for Ubuntu

Type : Communitation
Installation Guide :

a. Download the installer at https://slack.com/downloads/linux
b. Install the debian package using dpgk -i <slack-installer-deb>

 

 

Sublime

Type: Text Editor
Installation Guide :

$ wget -qO - https://download.sublimetext.com/sublimehq-pub.gpg | sudo apt-key add -
$ echo "deb https://download.sublimetext.com/ apt/stable/" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/sublime-text.list
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install sublime-text

 

PyCharm

Type: Python IDE
Installation Guide :

a. Download the installer at https://www.jetbrains.com/pycharm/download/#section=linux. Choice of Professional(Paid) and Community(Free)
b. Extract the .gz file
c. Navigate to the bin directory
 $ cd bin
d. Run the application
 $ ./pycharm.sh

Optional: If you want to create a shortcut. Open Tools then select Create Desktop Entry…

 

 

Eclipse

Type : Java IDE
Installation Guide :
Prerequisite : Java installed.

a. Downlaod the Eclipse package at https://www.eclipse.org/downloads/?
b. Extract the zipped file
c. Navigate to the extracted package and run the eclipse
 $ ./eclipse

 

f.lux

Type : Screen brightness automatic control (based on time of day)
Installation Guide :

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nathan-renniewaldock/flux
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install fluxgui

 

Anaconda

Download the installer at https://www.anaconda.com/download/#linux

Run the installer using the following

$ sh Anaconda3-5.1.0-Linux-x86_64.sh

This will also install Python 3.5.
You can also opt to install Visual Studio Code during the installation of Anaconda

 

Peek

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:peek-developers/stable
$ sudo apt update
$ sudo apt install peek

 

Visual Studio Code

Download the installer at https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=760868

Then execute the following

$ sudo dpkg -i <file>.deb
$ sudo apt-get install -f # Install dependencies

 

MPV

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mc3man/mpv-tests
$ sudo apt-get update 
$ sudo apt install mpv

 

Skype

Download the installer at https://www.skype.com/en/get-skype/

Then execute the following for the Debian package

 
$ sudo dpkg -i <file>.deb 

KdenLive

A video editing tool

 
$ sudo apt-get install kdenlive 
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