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Top 10 applications for 2011 in Linux

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Linux is all about choices. Therefore, Linux has many software tools that perform the same functionality. As an example, one may like Chrome browser as the Internet browser while some others preferring Firefox. So, the top 10 applications for year 2011 is just my selection of tools.

Let’s start with our list of 10 best Linux applications.

1. Google Chrome

What do you install as soon as you are done with the Linux installation? Chrome! Yes, that’s what I also install. Chrome is a lightweight Internet browser for all the platforms. It takes not time to come up and it does what it says it does. Chrome is a product from Google, so, have no doubt about its performance and security.

2. Gnome Do

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