Adobe Reader is an application developed by Adobe Systems to view, create, manipulate, print and manage files in Portable Document Format. Adobe Reader makes it possible for users to view and print files with the .PDF extension on them. The Portable Document Format is the recognised open industry standard file format for presenting information with a fixed layout similar to a paper publication.


PDF Online is a service that makes it easy to view Microsoft's proprietary Publisher file format on GNU/Linux by converting any Publisher (.PUB) document to PDF. It also supports other file formats. If you are looking for a desktop publishing program for GNU/Linux to create a new document why not check out Scribus!


Wink is a Tutorial and Presentation creation software, primarily aimed at creating tutorials on how to use software like OpenOffice, GIMP, Pidgin, etc. Using Wink you can capture screenshots, add explanations boxes, buttons, titles etc and generate a highly effective tutorial for your users.


Wine is a translation layer that makes it possible to run many MS Windows applications on GNU/Linux and Ubuntu. Unlike using an emulator with Microsoft Windows Wine won't slow down on you. It has the ability to run applications at native speeds.

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Tasque is a simple TODO list task management application. If you are looking for a more advanced project management application consider planner.


TaskJuggler is a modern and powerful, project management tool. Its new approach to project planing and tracking is more flexible and superior to the commonly used Gantt chart editing tools. It has already been successfully used in many projects and scales easily to projects with hundreds of resources and thousands of tasks.


Scribus is an award-winning professional page layout desktop publishing program. I features a combination of "press-ready" output and new approaches to page layout. Underneath the modern and user friendly interface, Scribus supports professional publishing features, such as CMYK color, separations, ICC color management and versatile PDF creation.


Planner is a project scheduling and control tool with the right blend of usability, power, and flexibility.


This is an editor for manipulating PDF documents. It is designed for advanced users. If you are looking to create PDF documents you may want to check out OpenOffice.


Orage is a new modern calendar application for desktop. Orage has been designed from the start to be quick and easy-to-use. Its user interface is clean and intuitive, and does not include any confusing or useless options. Orage is fast and responsive and uses minimal system resources.