Free and Open Source Software for use as personal desktop
Access your favourite websites safelyWith the award winning Firefox Internet browser, popups and spyware are a thing of the past. Firefox provides dozens of innovative features (and even more available via extensions) to make your online experience a safe and enjoyable one. It also supports the latest web innovations so you can take advantage of new web applications like google maps and flickr better.
Organise your photosYou probably have hundreds of photos from your digital camera. Plug and play software allows you to download and organise your favorite photos and holiday snapshots with applications like F-Spot.
MusicHave hundreds of CD albums to manage? Import them onto your computer and take advantage of the music management applications of Rhythmbox to not only manage your music, but also listen to Internet radio and podcasts.
EducationalThere are dozens of educational games and tools for all ages available. Make the computer a learning tool for your children. A large list of educational software for both parents and teachers are listed at GnomeFiles.
Special InterestFancy cooking? Gourmet Recipe Manager helps you manage your recipe collection and even helps with shopping for ingredients! Celestia provides budding astronomists with detailed and accurate models of our solar system and more. These are just two out of hundreds of hobby and special interest free and open source software programs available. Browse GnomeFiles list of software for Home and Education.