I am using Fedora Core 5 32+ bit as my OS. I want to have a good list of different types (image editing, security, text editors etc.) of free/open source softwares for Linux OS, that I can just download, install and use without much fuss. I searched and came across these 2 sites, but are there any more standard ones that I can just visit and make sure that the applications listed there are stable releases and reliable in every sense. Here are the 2 sites in question:



I am learning Linux as of now and want to try a few open source/free apps.


I didn't write this list with ease of installation in mind, but perhaps you will find this useful (most of the software is relatively easy to install, given that the majority of it is available from your distro's package manager).