It is nice to know that I can open up my terminal and do a
sudo apt-get install something...
and before you know it I have some new programs to play with.
My question for discussion is what are some of the essential programs/software recommended by some of the more advanced Linux-users. (media players, IRC Clients, Email, IDE's, Graphical Editors, etc.,)
A lot of programs I use a lot so far are:
I am personally interested in good media players for both Audio and Video. DVD burning and playback - I think some of the programs I was using in Windows are available for Linux as well. (dvd Shrink, DVDFab)