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Alice: Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here? The Cat: That depends a good deal on where you want to get to. Alice: I don’t much care where. The Cat: Then it doesn’t much matter which way you go. Alice: …so long as I get somewhere. The Cat: Oh, you’re sure to do that, if only you walk long enough. Alice in Wonderland.
Search Engines: Google, Bing, and Yahoo. Wolfram|Alpha is the Computational Knowledge Engine. DuckDuckGo is focused on privacy. curlie is a comprehensive human-edited directory of the Web. Ask is the #1 question answering service that delivers the best answers from the web and real people.
Software: GoldenDict is the best dictionary program on the market. FBReader is a free and multi-platform e-book reader. Ubuntu, Linux Mint and Arch are very popular Linux distributions. VLC Media Player is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player. 7-zip is a free open-source file archiver, extractor, and manager. ImgBurn is a CD/DVD/HD-DVD/Blu-ray burning tool (freeware). Notepad++ is a free and handy text editor, Atom is a free and open-source text and source code editor. Gimp is a free image manipulation application. Inkscape is an open source vector graphics editor. cdlibre is an extensive list of free software for Windows.
Security: avast! is a free antivirus software for virus protection. Antivirus AVG Gratuito is a free antivirus and anti-spyware security software for Windows. KeePassXC is a cross-platform password manager.