Must have Linux workstation tools

This list contains the most important tools which I use on a daily basis in Linux and which took me a while to discover (needless to mention Firefox, GIMP, or Inkscape because they show up in every top 10 linux software list). For now I just start with the ones I have in mind right now. And of course, this list does not contain the right thing for everybody but maybe there are some parts which are worth trying?

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Windows shuts down network adapter making it unusable for Linux

Windows power saving option for network adapter might disable it for your Linux distribution in dual boot setups.

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Desktop entry for MATLAB in Linux

To generate a desktop entry for MATLAB (desktop environment XFCE and GNOME) after installation we generate a so called *.desktop file in ~/.local/share/applications/ with the following content:

[Desktop Entry]
Exec=/usr/local/MATLAB/R2020b/bin/matlab -desktop -softwareopengl &

where we replace the path under Exec with the path pointing to the MATLAB executable. The MATLAB icon in this case was manually added.