USU Mini Features

Easy and secure web browsing
You can browse the web with ease and confidence using the most popular open-source web browser – Mozilla Firefox. If the provided functionality of the web browser is not enough for you, you can extend it. There are thousands add-ons , ready to be installed and they are just one click away. Firefox comes with preinstalled flash and java support, so you can watch on-line movies and play funny games. Installed software:

  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Flash and Java support
  • TeamViewer remote control
  • … and more
Ready for serious office work
LibreOffice is new, powerful and easy to use office suite. It is fully compatible with Microsoft Office. Thunderbird e-mail client is one of the best desktop e-mail clients out there and comes with built-in anti-spam and junk mechanism.. Installed software:

  • LibreOffice
  • Thunderbird Mail
  • Dictionary
  • PDF Reader
Communicate freely
Make audio and video calls through Skype. Chat with your friends from all popular IM networks with one single application – Pidgin IM client. Installed software:

  • Skype
  • Pidgin IM client
Enjoy your media
USU includes just the right things for full multimedia experience. Listen to your music with Clementine music player. To get the most of movie watching USU has VLC media player, which supports almost all multimedia formats. Installed software:

  • Clementine
  • VLC
Unleash the graphic artist within you
Now you can use the most powerful open-source graphic editor in the world – GIMP. With it you can do many things – from quick photo retouching, through image composition, to image authoring. For quick image drawing there is Kolour Paint – a simple painting program. Installed software:

  • GIMP
  • Kolour Paint
  • Simple scan
  • Photo viewer
  • LibreOffice Draw
Keep using your favorite applications
You can keep using your favorite Windows applications thanks to the built-in WINE application. With WINE all you need to do is to start an installable Windows application and follow the steps – just like under Windows. Installed software:

  • Wine
  • Notepad
  • Wordpad
  • Winetricks
  • Vineyard
Don’t loose your data
A substantial part of your life is already on the computer so don’t loose it! With KBackup backup tool you operate in set-it-and-forget-it manner. Just choose your important folders and the program will create automatic backups in the future. And you can extend backup to a whole new level, by creating your personal LiveDVD copy of USU, containing all the important files and personal settings. This is made simple with Remastersys. Installed software:

  • KBackup backup tool
  • Remastersys live cd tool
  • PhotoRec recovery tool
Accessible environment
We want USU to be equally accessible to all people. And for that we have provided some tools as screen reader, magnifier, and voice synthesizer. Installed software:

  • Screen reader
  • Magnifier
  • Voice synthesizer
  • On-screen keyboard


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