TinEye is an image search engine that provides a reverse lookup for online images. Back in the day it was one of the first search engines of its kind and it pioneered in using image identification technology rather than keywords, metadata or watermarks for effectively locating similar images and related links. TinEye Reverse Image Search is a Chrome extension that provides reverse image lookup functionality from the right-click context menu Continue Reading →
Scripts have always been a great way of enhancing the functionality of the Nautilus file browser. A good example is the Shred File Script, which allows securely erasing your data. Nautilus Actions Extra is a set of scripts for Nautilus 3, which adds a number of useful options to the Ubuntu right-click menu. The available scripts and actions include advanced search, check file type, calculate file size, verify, view and Continue Reading →
The Windows Send To option in right-click context menu makes it easy to move files to system locations. sentosendto is a shell extension which lets you add new entries to the Windows Send To menu located in the right-click menu. You can use sentosento for adding more programs and folders to the Windows Sent to menu. this can make it easy to open and send files using the Windows right-click Continue Reading →
FastPreview is a right-click enhancement software which displays a thumbnail preview of images inside Windows context menu. Clicking on the thumbnail preview opens the image in FastPreview viewer and is automatically scaled to fit your screen. FastPreview support more than 30 image formats and adds a new tab in image properties, which displays EXIF, ITPC and XMP information.
Upload Rabbit for Facebook is a Windows software for uploading photos and videos to Facebook via drag and drop or Windows right click menu. You can directly upload photos to multiple Facebook accounts. The uploaded photos can be sent to a selected album, a new album or posted to wall. The main interface of Upload Rabbit is quite similar to a Mac window, despite the fact that it is a Continue Reading →
FileServe Manager is a free download manager which integrates with Google Chrome and Internet Explorer to provide accelerated download speed. You can also add individual URLs separately to download or select FileServe option by right clicking on a download link. It even resumes broken downloads which eliminates the need to restart a download from scratch.
Many software and updates are not available from Ubuntu repositories which makes it hard to find alternative third-party repositories to download software and updates. Bleeding Edge is an open source shell script for 32-bit and 64-bit Ubuntu versions which allows easily installing software, repositories and keys. It contains many software which you are unlikely to find in the Ubuntu repository. The available software and packages include Getdeb, Adobe Acrobat Reader, Continue Reading →
Right Click Enhancer is a windowstweak which enables fully customizing the Windows right-click context menu with custom shortcuts to files, folders and programs. Moreover, you can also add custom shortcuts to My Computer and the Control Panel according to your liking. Other than adding items to the right-click menu, you can also add system paths (to send files to), encrypt or decrypt documents and folders. Below are instructions for using Continue Reading →
Dropbox is a great resources for synchronizing data with the cloud. However, sometimes it can be quite annoying to crawl through various system paths to locate a folder and then to send it to the Dropbox. A more convenient method can be to use the right-click menu to perform such tasks. Dropbox Share is a Linux app which provides the convenience of syncing any file or folder with Dropbox from Continue Reading →
What makes Ubuntu easy to use for common users is it’s ability to provide alternative GUI for installing and updating applications and packages, instead of lengthy Terminal commands. Unfortunately, there are still many issues which require going through complex procedures (if not the Terminal commands) to resolve them. YeoWorks Ubuntu Solutions provides a one click solution to commonly faced Ubuntu problems. It allows updating Ubuntu, Gnomes 3 installation and uninstallation, Continue Reading →