― If you are a newbie to linux, then you may wonder what applications to install for your needs. Linux has a wide range of applications for each category. Here are some of my favourite that will help a LINUX user a great deal. ∙ The Installation Source is mentioned at the end of the each software's description ∙ 1. VLC Media Player :This is the one that you will want to install right away after installing and updating your system. There is nothing to tell about VLC Media Player [...].