MNT Reform can run most Linux applications that are available for 64bit ARM-based computers (also called aarch64 or arm64). We tested and included some of the best free and open source applications with the default system.
Web & Communications¶
Mozilla’s open-source web browser.
The open-source variant of Google’s Chrome web browser.
This graphical email client includes many features for organizing your inbox. Additionally, it includes a calendar, notes, and an address book.
A voice-over-IP (SIP) client which has support across all major platforms. You can use it for voice and video calls, along with messaging.
Productivity & Creativity¶
LibreOffice is your one-stop shop for common productivity tasks. Includes a word processor (Writer), spreadsheet (Calc), presentation (Impress), diagramming (Draw) and more.
The “GNU image manipulation program” is a complete image editing and photo manipulation tool.
Create vector (SVG) based artwork including text.
Create and view 3D models of objects, buildings, and complex mechanisms. You can use FreeCAD to inspect the mechanical design files of MNT Reform.
Design electronic circuit schematics and printed circuit boards. You can use KiCAD to browse the electronics design files of MNT Reform.
Create and render 3D objects and scenes. MNT Reform ships with a custom build of Blender 2.79b, the last version that works with the Vivante GC7000L GPU built into the i.MX8MQ processor.
- Ardour 6
Record, edit and mix multitrack audio and MIDI.
View PDFs and other documents.
A simple and fast image viewer.
This 3D game lets you guide a ball through 24 challenging levels.
Play classic adventure games on Linux using this utility. Copyrighted games may be purchased on GoG.com, although a handful of games are freeware.
An 3D block-based open-world game focused on exploration, resource gathering, and construction.
Commodore 64 (and related) system emulator
Commodore Amiga system emulator
MS-DOS PC system emulator
Lightweight file manager.
Sway keyboard shortcut: SUPER+T
- Xfce4 Terminal
A terminal emulator with convenient features like tabs and custom themes.
Sway keyboard shortcut: SUPER+ENTER
- Grim & Slurp
Grim is a wayland-based screen shot tool, and Slurp lets you select the region of the screen you want to capture.
grim -g "$(slurp)"
Sway keyboard shortcut: SUPER+SHIFT+X
One of the popular Linux text editing environments.
emacs(Exit with CTRL+X followed by CTRL+C)
The other major open text editor.
vim(Exit by typing
:qfollowed by ENTER)
A terminal-based look at system processes, CPU and memory usage.
A versatile, terminal-based media player.
- GNOME Disks
Partition, format, and manage internal and external disks.
- NCurses Disk Usage
Terminal-based disk usage analysis utility.
- Wayland Event Viewer
Useful when debugging input devices under wayland-based compositors such as Sway.
Access your MNT Reform desktop remotely from VNC clients on other platforms using this server application.
Record MP4 video of your desktop with this program.
wf-recorder(Stop with CTRL+C. The resulting video is named “recording.mp4”)