Ubuntu comes with many preinstalled applications. See the link I provided. Those applications are recommended by ubunt. This is a cutting of that site:
- Accessories – Various useful utilities.
- Games – Information on games written for Ubuntu Linux, as well as
how to run Windows games in Ubuntu.
- Graphics – Software for creating and manipulating images.
- Photo – Software for viewing and editing photos.
- Internet – Network applications like web browsers, email clients,
and instant messengers.
- Other – Software for business, science, medicine, engineering, and
other professional disciplines.
- Office – Software such as word processors, spreadsheet,
presentation, and database applications.
- Productivity – Software such as organizers, schedulers, planners and
- Servers and Web Applications – Software for creating websites,
teleconferencing servers, learning management systems, and other web
- Sound and Video – Software for playing, ripping, and burning music
- Multimedia – Software for playing and editing sound and video.
- System Tools – Software for configuring and managing Ubuntu.