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Top 23 Linux Open-Source Projects

  • GitHub repo the-art-of-command-line

    Master the command line, in one page

    Project mention: Hands-on Linux/CLI course? | | 2021-09-20

    art of command line

  • GitHub repo node

    Node.js JavaScript runtime :sparkles::turtle::rocket::sparkles:

    Project mention: Node.js finally prefers IPv6 addresses over IPv4 in its latest release | | 2021-10-19

    I think you meant to link this PR:

  • Syncfusion

    Build stunning web applications quickly using Syncfusion JavaScript UI controls.. The Syncfusion JavaScript suite offers more than 65 cross-platform, responsive, and lightweight JS/HTML5 UI controls for building modern web applications.

  • GitHub repo Atom

    :atom: The hackable text editor

    Project mention: windows text editor (also linux) | | 2021-10-19

    I use both platforms to like to use Atom as my text editor. It just looks cool AF to me.

  • GitHub repo the-book-of-secret-knowledge

    A collection of inspiring lists, manuals, cheatsheets, blogs, hacks, one-liners, cli/web tools and more.

    Project mention: The Book Of Secret Knowledge | | 2021-07-16
  • GitHub repo hyperterm

    A terminal built on web technologies

    Project mention: Frost glass terminal in linux? | | 2021-10-15

    It looks like hyper,

  • GitHub repo alacritty

    A cross-platform, OpenGL terminal emulator.

    Project mention: YTFZF: How do I make the thumbnails less pixelated ? | | 2021-10-16

    Issue is still open, so sixel isn't supported by Alacritty yet.

  • GitHub repo edex-ui

    A cross-platform, customizable science fiction terminal emulator with advanced monitoring & touchscreen support.

    Project mention: What is the most unique Linux UI? | | 2021-09-20


  • Scout APM

    Scout APM: A developer's best friend. Try free for 14-days. Scout APM uses tracing logic that ties bottlenecks to source code so you know the exact line of code causing performance issues and can get back to building a great product faster.

  • GitHub repo mkcert

    A simple zero-config tool to make locally trusted development certificates with any names you'd like.

    Project mention: Kickin - bootstrap your Eleventy project | | 2021-10-18

    We use mkcert to generate SSL certificates. Make sure you installed it on your local machine as well.

  • GitHub repo PowerShell

    PowerShell for every system!

    Project mention: Outdated, vulnerable open source component(s) shipped with Windows 10&11 | | 2021-10-20
  • GitHub repo nativefier

    Make any web page a desktop application

    Project mention: Reddit App | | 2021-10-16

    There's a way to create your own with nativefier. It's an app that lets you create an electron app out of any webpage. I've used it for Twitch in the past and it worked well. Main downside is disk space usage is a bit high due to all the overhead.

  • GitHub repo Motrix

    A full-featured download manager.

    Project mention: guys where do you get ur software from....? | | 2021-08-07

    if commandline's not your thing an excellent electron-based (yuck electron, but meh) frontend for aria2 called Motrix which is under the MIT License.

  • GitHub repo Ventoy

    A new bootable USB solution.

    Project mention: Multi-ISO Installer: Ventoy 1.0.55 released | | 2021-10-19
  • GitHub repo sherlock

    🔎 Hunt down social media accounts by username across social networks

    Project mention: Struggling with a case and looking for advice | | 2021-10-11

  • GitHub repo N1

    :love_letter: An extensible desktop mail app built on the modern web. Forks welcome!

    Project mention: Fed up with the Mac, I spent six months with a Linux laptop | | 2021-04-02

    > - Finding a mail client I don't hate on linux is tricky. I've never been able to get on with the console clients, and I actually quite like Mac Mail. Thunderbird is kinda okay.

    If you're not a mailing list based developer, I would recommend Nylas Mail, which is both snappy any polished.

  • GitHub repo linux-insides

    A little bit about a linux kernel

    Project mention: Looking to do a deep dive into Unix and Unix-like operating systems. Any good book recommendations? | | 2021-08-18 if you want to dive deeper.

  • GitHub repo awesome-swift

    A collaborative list of awesome Swift libraries and resources. Feel free to contribute!

    Project mention: Universal Systems Programming with Swift ! | | 2021-03-09

    Here are some of the awesome things that have already been done with Swift !

  • GitHub repo marktext

    📝A simple and elegant markdown editor, available for Linux, macOS and Windows.

    Project mention: Markdown to PDF with inline images? | | 2021-10-14

    Try a free and open source markdown app, Mark Text. Clicking the link will take you to their website. I tried adding an inline photo from a link, and it worked for me in Mark Text. The picture comes from Pexels.

  • GitHub repo libGDX

    Desktop/Android/HTML5/iOS Java game development framework

    Project mention: LibGDX LWJGL Question! | | 2021-10-20
  • GitHub repo notable

    The Markdown-based note-taking app that doesn't suck.

    Project mention: Notable | | 2021-10-18
  • GitHub repo devops-exercises

    Linux, Jenkins, AWS, SRE, Prometheus, Docker, Python, Ansible, Git, Kubernetes, Terraform, OpenStack, SQL, NoSQL, Azure, GCP, DNS, Elastic, Network, Virtualization. DevOps Interview Questions

    Project mention: Monthly 'Getting into DevOps' thread - 2021/010 | | 2021-10-08

    bregman-arie/devops-exercises - This repo contains questions and exercises on various technical topics, sometimes related to DevOps and SRE

  • GitHub repo Boostnote

    This repository is outdated and new Boost Note app is available! We've launched a new Boost Note app which supports real-time collaborative writing.

    Project mention: Where is the insert date shortcut? | | 2021-06-20

    Also, if this is a feature request, you can open one here for boost note next:, or for old boost (legacy) note:

  • GitHub repo cool-retro-term

    A good looking terminal emulator which mimics the old cathode display...

    Project mention: Everyday advantages of Linux over Windows? | | 2021-10-16

    Terminals are way comfier in Linux, so developing software ends up being smoother (at least in my case). There's also a lot of terminal emulators to choose from, ones even focusing on aesthetics.

  • GitHub repo kivy

    Open source UI framework written in Python, running on Windows, Linux, macOS, Android and iOS

    Project mention: Pygame Vs Kivy for Mobile Development: Any Insights? | | 2021-10-13

    #1: Kivy 2.0 released! | 10 comments #2: High School Library Management System written in Kivy and python #3: Hamster messaging app UI Development in kivy, kivymd | 3 comments

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2021-10-20.


What are some of the best open-source Linux projects? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 the-art-of-command-line 97,577
2 node 82,310
3 Atom 56,150
4 the-book-of-secret-knowledge 50,434
5 hyperterm 36,999
6 alacritty 35,103
7 edex-ui 33,905
8 mkcert 32,279
9 PowerShell 30,086
10 nativefier 28,763
11 Motrix 28,279
12 Ventoy 27,498
13 sherlock 27,390
14 N1 24,637
15 linux-insides 23,720
16 awesome-swift 21,261
17 marktext 19,506
18 libGDX 19,093
19 notable 18,547
20 devops-exercises 17,455
21 Boostnote 17,429
22 cool-retro-term 15,180
23 kivy 13,538
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