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I'm done with most commercial software & bloatware...

binary visions

The voice of reason
Jun 13, 2002
21,653
402
NC
You've ruined my thread.

I hope you're happy. :rant:

BTW, if your dangle fits through the belly button hole, it's no wonder all you've done is kiss a girl.

 

H8R

Cranky Pants
Nov 10, 2004
13,965
4
*singing to myself....*


"Chubby dangle, chuuuuubby dangle....smelly, fat and covered with gooooo....."
 

Lowlight7

Monkey
Apr 4, 2008
357
0
Virginia, USA
Sorry I'm coming to the discussion so late...

Crappy Bloatware Program / Better Freeware Program

WinZip / 7Zip
Adobe Reader / Sumatra PDF
Norton or McAfee antivirus / Avast or AVG
AOL, MSN, Yahoo messenger / Miranda
Adobe Acrobat / PDF Creator
CuteFTP / SmartFTP
SecureCRT / PuTTY
WinDVD / VLC Media Player
Nero / InfraRecorder


I'm too lazy to link the software.
 

H8R

Cranky Pants
Nov 10, 2004
13,965
4
http://www.linuxalt.com/

Windows Software
Linux Equivalent/Alternative



Ones I use are in bold
Some are cross-platform (Linux, Mac, Windows)

ACDSee
Eye of GNOME ( http://www.gnome.org/projects/eog/ )

Adobe Audition
Audacity ( http://audacity.sourceforge.net/ )

Adobe Illustrator
Skencil ( http://www.skencil.org/ )
Inkscape ( http://www.inkscape.org/ )
Karbon14 ( http://www.koffice.org/karbon/ )
Xara Xtreme for Linux ( http://www.xaraxtreme.org/ )

Adobe PageMaker
Scribus ( http://www.scribus.net/ )

Adobe PhotoAlbum
F-Spot ( http://f-spot.org/Main_Page )
KPhotoAlbum ( http://www.kphotoalbum.org/ )
digiKam ( http://www.digikam.org/ )

Adobe Photoshop
CinePaint ( http://www.cinepaint.org/ )
Krita ( http://www.koffice.org/krita/ )
GIMP ( http://www.gimp.org/ )

AOL Instant Messenger (AIM)
Kopete ( http://kopete.kde.org/ )
Pidgin ( http://pidgin.im )

Dreamweaver
Quanta Plus ( http://quanta.kdewebdev.org/ )
Geany ( http://geany.uvena.de )
Nvu ( http://www.nvu.com/index.php )
Screem ( http://www.screem.org/ )
KompoZer ( http://www.kompozer.net/ )
Bluefish ( http://bluefish.openoffice.nl/index.html )

DVDShrink
k9copy ( http://k9copy.sourceforge.net/ )
OGMRip ( http://ogmrip.sourceforge.net/ )
Thoggen ( http://thoggen.net/ )
xdvdshrink ( http://dvdshrink.sourceforge.net/ )
DVD Rip-O-Matic ( http://dvdripomatic.sourceforge.net )
qVamps ( http://vamps.sourceforge.net/ )
dvd::rip ( http://www.exit1.org/dvdrip/ )
AcidRip ( http://untrepid.com/acidrip/ )

FruityLoops
LMMS ( http://lmms.sourceforge.net/ )
Hydrogen ( http://www.hydrogen-music.org/ )

Google Desktop Search
Google Desktop ( http://desktop.google.com/linux/index.html )
Beagle ( http://beagle-project.org/ )

iTunes
Banshee ( http://banshee-project.org/Main_Page )
aTunes ( http://www.atunes.org/ )
Quod Libet ( http://www.sacredchao.net/quodlibet )
SongBird ( http://www.songbirdnest.com )
Exaile ( http://www.exaile.org/ )
Amarok ( http://amarok.kde.org/ )
Listen ( http://listengnome.free.fr/ )
Rhythmbox ( http://www.gnome.org/projects/rhythmbox/ )
gtkpod ( http://www.gtkpod.org/ )

LimeWire
FrostWire ( http://www.frostwire.com/ )


Microsoft Excel
KSpread ( http://www.koffice.org/kspread/ )
Open Calc ( http://www.openoffice.org/product/calc.html )
Gnumeric ( http://www.gnome.org/projects/gnumeric/ )

Microsoft Frontpage
Quanta Plus ( http://quanta.kdewebdev.org/ )
Nvu ( http://www.nvu.com/index.php )
KompoZer ( http://www.kompozer.net/ )
Bluefish ( http://bluefish.openoffice.nl/index.html )

Microsoft Internet Explorer
Epiphany ( http://www.gnome.org/projects/epiphany/ )
Opera ( http://www.opera.com/download/ )
Firefox ( http://www.mozilla.com/firefox/ )
Konqueror ( http://www.konqueror.org/ )

Microsoft Money
KMyMoney ( http://kmymoney2.sourceforge.net/ )
GNUcash ( http://www.gnucash.org/ )
Gnofin ( http://gnofin.sourceforge.net/ )
Grisbi ( http://www.grisbi.org/ )

Microsoft Office
GNOME Office ( http://www.gnome.org/gnome-office/ )
KOffice ( http://www.koffice.org/ )
OpenOffice ( http://www.openoffice.org/ )

Microsoft Outlook (Express)
Thunderbird ( http://www.mozilla.com/thunderbird/ )
Evolution ( http://www.gnome.org/projects/evolution/ )

Microsoft Word
Open Office Writer ( http://www.openoffice.org/product/writer.html )
AbiWord ( http://www.abisource.com/ )
Kword ( http://www.koffice.org/kword/ )

MSN messenger
Mercury Messenger ( http://www.mercury.to/ )
Kopete ( http://kopete.kde.org/ )
aMSN ( http://amsn-project.net/ )
Pidgin ( http://pidgin.im )

Nero Burning Rom
X-CD-Roast ( http://www.xcdroast.org/ )
Brasero ( http://perso.orange.fr/bonfire/index.htm )
GnomeBaker ( http://gnomebaker.sourceforge.net/ )
Graveman! ( http://graveman.tuxfamily.org/ )
K3b ( http://www.k3b.org/ )

Picasa
F-Spot ( http://f-spot.org/Main_Page )
KPhotoAlbum ( http://www.kphotoalbum.org/ )
digiKam ( http://www.digikam.org/ )

Pro Tools
Ardour ( http://www.ardour.org )

Quicken
KMyMoney ( http://kmymoney2.sourceforge.net/ )
GNUcash ( http://www.gnucash.org/ )
Gnofin ( http://gnofin.sourceforge.net/ )
Grisbi ( http://www.grisbi.org/ )

WS_FTP
gFTP ( http://gftp.seul.org/ )
FireFTP ( http://fireftp.mozdev.org/ )
 

berkshire_rider

Growler
Feb 5, 2003
2,557
10
The Blackstone Valley
Sorry I'm coming to the discussion so late...

Crappy Bloatware Program / Better Freeware Program

WinZip / 7Zip
Adobe Reader / Sumatra PDF
Norton or McAfee antivirus / Avast or AVG
AOL, MSN, Yahoo messenger / Miranda
Adobe Acrobat / PDF Creator
CuteFTP / SmartFTP
SecureCRT / PuTTY
WinDVD / VLC Media Player
Nero / InfraRecorder


I'm too lazy to link the software.
+1 for 7-Zip.

I recommend Foxit Reader in place of Adobe reader.