Revision of Top 10 Ubuntu applications from Tue, 02/26/2008 - 17:26

1. VLC media player - plays all media file types, with it’s own codecs (no need of additional codecs)

Open a terminal window and type in:
sudo apt-get install vlc

2. Amarok - music player with last.fm plugin and other cool stuff.

To install, open a terminal window and type:

sudo apt-get install amarok

3. Firefox - of course, the well known web browser.

Download

And an optimized version for Linux: here.

4. Avant Window Navigator with Curves - Changes the look of your panels.

Screenshots and installation guide: here.

5. Wine (Wine Is Not an Emulator) - Some sort of emulator (but not an emulator :P), of Windows, for Linux. It lets you install Windows software on Ubuntu.

To install (don’t get scared, it’s actually quite easy, you just have to copy/paste things):