A List of Common Software on Windows

Quick links to some useful software on Windows including Web browsers, Video/audio player and ssh/scpsftp/vnc tools for connecting to Linux.

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ssh/scp/sftp/vnc for connecting to Linux

For Linux users, it is sometimes unavoidably to use Windows. With Windows, the Linux users will need to connect to Linux for some tasks. Some general software are needed. The most common ones may be ssh/scp/sftp/vnc.

Open Source and Portable SSH, SCP, SFTP and VNC Clients for Windows to Remote Control Linux: http://www.systutorials.com/go/ssh/

Web browsers

Firefox browser: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/new/.

Chrome browser: https://www.google.com/intl/en/chrome/browser/.

Alternate (offline) Google Chrome installer (Windows).

Video/audio players

SMplayer: http://smplayer.sourceforge.net/en/downloads.

Eric Z Ma

Eric is a father and systems guy. Eric is interested in building high-performance and scalable distributed systems and related technologies. The views or opinions expressed here are solely Eric’s own and do not necessarily represent those of any third parties.

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