Stuff that rocks

Software on this page should have ideas similar to the suckless philosophy. The software must be FOSS licensed.

Libraries

This section is for small, usable development libraries, which can be used for writing software that sucks less. These should preferably be under the MIT/X consortium or BSD licenses, WTFPL, or public domain, or alternatively LGPL, because it makes them legally compatible with other suckless projects.

Libc Implementations

Compilers

Compression

Cryptography

Miscellaneous

Distros

Programs

Some programs work well with dwm. Some general rule of thumb for judging if a program is usable are:

This covers most console-based programs and programs from plan9port.

Audio Players

BitTorrent clients

Feed aggregators

File managers

Git

Gopher clients

IRC clients

Image viewers

Instant-Messaging clients

Mail clients

Media players

Password managers

PDF viewers

Shells

Text editors

Utilities

Web browsers

X11

Daemons

This section is dedicated to daemons that are related to the UNIX philosophy.

Web Servers

Gopher servers

Misc daemons