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Downloading Software for Personally Owned Linux Computers

Explore our collection of UB-licensed and UB-recommended software for personally owned, Linux-based computers.

All Software Downloads for Personally Owned Linux Computers

View and print Portable Document Format (PDF) files.
AnyConnect is Virtual Private Network (VPN) software. A VPN is required to securely connect to UB services from off campus, such as My Virtual Computing Lab and UBfs Myfiles.
Manipulate images, retouch photographs and author images.
Maple helps you analyze, explore, visualize and solve mathematical problems.
Use Mathematica: math software that integrates numeric and symbolic computations, graphics, programming language documentation and connectivity to other applications.
Browse the Web with Mozilla Firefox, a Web browser that includes advanced security features and protects against pop-ups and spyware.
Open source, cross-platform email, news and chat client program developed by the Mozilla Foundation. Thunderbird is not compatible with UBmail Powered by Exchange.
Use an open source alternative to Microsoft Office for word processing, creating spreadsheets, presentations, graphics and databases.
Run R, an elegant and comprehensive statistical and graphical programming language that is an alternative to SPSS.
Anti-virus and personal firewall product to protect your personal computer from Internet-based threats.
Download Ubuntu, a Linux distribution we recommend for your personally owned computer.
VLC is a free and open source multimedia player and framework that plays most files as well as DVD, Audio CD, VCD, and various streaming protocols. It is helpful for viewing some course video.

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