As more and more people are moving over to Linux.
All of the programs are 100% free.
Most of them are also cross-platform, meaning that they’ll work under Windows and Linux.
PackETH – ethernet packet generator for security audits
Eclipse – IDE which is very good for Java and Android dev
xChm – Reads chm files which natively most distributions don’t do (I have a lot of old ebooks and manuals in this format)
Tune up programs
Bleachbit – Deletes obsolete files, languages, removes broken links, temp files, writes over unused space so you actually DELETE everything you deleted etc.
HandBrake – Versatile DVD Ripper and video transcoder
Remote desktop / access
Remote desktop viewer (server)
Vidalia (Needed for Tor to work)
File sharing / syncing
Wicd Network manager