Let's be honest: Linux is harder to master than Windows. Sometimes it's not user-friendly, and following an outdated tutorial may break your Raspberry Pi's operating system. There is no centralized software repository, except for the apt repositories which severely lack many desktop applications. Surely there is a better way! There is. Introducing Pi-Apps, an expanding, well-maintained collection of app installation-scripts that you can run with one click.
Desktop application that, when installed, presents a list of categories of applications to install. Pick, click, and go.
A curated list of resources related to IPTV.
Join the most popular Internet of Things platform with free Cloud, iOS and Android mobile apps, Web dashboard, and Machine Learning. Has mobile apps for interacting with interfaced devices. Assemble custom apps with a drag-and-drop builder. If it's networked and you can mess with it, you can get it talking to Blynk.
If you want to use their service, developer accounts are free but are limited to five (5) devices at a time. Paid service starts at $415us.
Open source: You can download the server's source code and run it yourself if you want. It's written in Java.
Write your apps in Python and release them for iOS, Android, Windows, MacOS, Linux, Web, and tvOS using rich, native user interfaces. One codebase. Multiple apps.
This is an F-Droid Repository by IzzyOnDroid.
A massive collection of portable software, for stocking your (give-away) Swiss Army USB Keys with.
CozyCloud is an open source cloud application set that is personal, i.e., it's meant for one person to use for productivity and information organization. You set it up and it's yours, no one can take it (or your data) away from you. Comes out of the box with a webmail client which unifies all of your e-mail accounts, a notes and document editor and manager, a to-do tracker, a bookmark manager, a financial account manager, and an RSS feed reader. Includes a framework for developing new apps, which are appearing all the time. Built on top of node.js.
Cozy is just what it says on the tin - it's a personal cloud that you access with your web browser. It has a contacts app, a feed reader, bookmarks, photo album, chat client, calendar, notepad, music player, and more. An appstore is planned for the near future. Easy to set up, you can even do it with cut-and-paste. Lightweight enough that you can run it on a RaspberryPi or Linux on a USB key if you want.
A webapp that helps you generate api keys for mastodon.
A collection list of selfhosted apps to increase one's privacy and possibly anonymity. webapps tools
Possibly the best collection of audiovisual CODECs for Win32 and Win64 out there. Widely reputed to have no malware or spyware hidden anywhere within.
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