21 of the Best Free Linux Productivity Tools

One of the essential ingredients to running a successful business is maintaining an advantage over your competition. Many different types of computer software can significantly enhance performance at the workplace, or in the home. A polished office suite, a reliable backup system, an intuitive desktop environment, even a welcome break from reality with an immersive game all have their part to play in helping users achieve their maximum potential.

However, this article focuses predominately on software that helps individuals organise their day, capture and retrieve information, and assist them fulfilling their various roles in life (whether as a parent, employer, employee, good neighbour etc), as well as streamlining the desktop.

To provide an insight into the quality of software that is available, we have compiled a list of 21 high quality Linux productivity tools. Hopefully, there will be something of interest for anyone who wishes to organise their daily life.