We spend too much time talking about distributions and ricing and not enough discussing good GNU/Linux software.
Let's talk about useful programs that make our lifes easier and can't be (or are not generally) used on Windows.
Some recommendations for new users: https://wiki.installgentoo.com/index.php/List_of_recommended_GNU/Linux_software
Bomi. Some anon mention it yesterday and I fell in love with it already, as I watch all of my tv shows on my computer. Had it setup the way I needed in ~10min
It's the glory of mpv sans the autism
Didn't read list, but here's a good one for those who like to do video editing and are missing more powerful tools. If your output options are fucked, you can also always re-encode with FFmpeg.
Looking at what I have installed...
Every single File Manager (I use PCManFM)
Not on list:
Portage (Gentoo users only)
Every single Desktop Manger (I use openbox)
Niche Tools not on list:
SSHFS (basically SFTP, but better)
crypt-setup (encryption and decryptions of disks)
losetup (allows user to mount files as devices. Very useful with cryptsetup)
Servers not on list:
Sendmail + Spam Assassin + Procmail
Fcking do something useful to your PC instead of shitposting, If you need particular program or an alternative, fcking google it first.
Because flash is proprietary software written by Adobe that everyone decided to use. Just look at Microsoft W indows. It's very easy to be friendly with open-source software, but it's impossible to to be friendly with code you can't see.