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pulseaudio PulseAudio sound server

Architecture: amd64 Size: 0.78MB Version: 1:13.99.1-1ubuntu3.13

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)
php-sodium PHP wrapper for the Sodium cryptographic library

Architecture: amd64 Size: 3.18KB Version: 2.0.23-9+ubuntu20.04.1+deb.sury.org+1

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)
telegram-desktop Fast and secure messaging application

Architecture: amd64 Size: 24.03MB Version: 3.1.1+ds-1~deb11u2

Debian 11 (Bullseye)
clang-12 C, C++ and Objective-C compiler

Architecture: amd64 Size: 67.07KB Version: 1:12.0.0-3ubuntu1~20.04.5

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)
pipewire PipeWire multimedia server

Architecture: amd64 Size: 0.21MB Version: 0.2.7-1

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)
telegram-desktop Fast and secure messaging application

Architecture: amd64 Size: 24.31MB Version: 3.1.1+ds-1~ubuntu20.04.1

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)
thunderbird Email, RSS and newsgroup client with integrated spam filter

Architecture: amd64 Size: 59.25MB Version: 1:115.6.0+build2-0ubuntu0.20.04.1

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)
paraview Parallel Visualization Application

Architecture: amd64 Size: 43.93MB Version: 5.10.0~rc1-1build3

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS (Jammy Jellyfish)
discover KDE and Plasma resources management GUI

Architecture: x86_64 Size: 0KB Version: 6.0.1-1

Arch Linux