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10 obscure Linux apps you should know about

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If you’ve ever taken the time to dig through the vast collection of Linux software titles, you know it’s easy to get lost among them. And with so many pieces of software available, it’s hard to know which ones are worth trying. So to help you out, I created a list of 10 of my favorite lesser-known (but very useful) tools available free for the Linux platform.

I chose a variety of tools to help you get an idea of what kind of smaller apps are out there. Let’s take a look at these helpful apps so you can decide which ones would be of use to you.

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