Edit, Merge, Split Subtitles In Ubuntu Linux With Gnome Subtitles

Gnome Subtitles is a subtitle editing application for Linux which makes subtitles file editing, splitting and merging easy. It comes with packages for Ubuntu,  Debian, Fedora, Arch Linux, etc. It allows editing every subtitle lines bit by bit. Gnome Subtitles allows to add a reaction delay  for the start and end time of the subtitles so that you can increase or decrease the subtitle display duration. Furthermore, supports most commonly Continue Reading →

Scan And Identify Active IPs On A Network From Windows, Mac, Linux

Angry IP Scanner is an open source and cross platform application, which allows scanning for active IPs on a network. You can scan for a specific range of IPs to determine which IP addresses may be available for being assigned to other systems. You can also select a hostname to obtain more in-depth information about it, which can help in creating network inventories.

How To Configure & Backup Your Gmail Emails In Mozilla Thunderbird

Mozilla Thunderbird is a free mail client from Mozilla, which is considered as a viable alternative to MS Outlook. In this post I will tell you how to configure a Gmail account in Mozilla Thunderbird to backup and manage your emails using Thunderbird email client. The following instructions can be used to configure your Gmail account in not just Mozilla Thunderbird 5 but all other versions as well.

Burn CD, DVD and Blu-ray In Ubuntu With Silicon Empire

Silicon Empire is a CD, DVD and Blu-ray burning/management suite for Ubuntu Linux. It can burn CD, DVD and Blu-Ray discs, and mount disc images from ISO, NRG, BIN, MDF and IMG formats. It’s main features include, burning, copying, and erasing discs, however, it also has a built-in image viewer and music player. You will find options to copy, burn , erase, and mount discs and disc images on the Continue Reading →

Search & Add PPA Easily With Application Name Using Y PPA Manager

Personal Package Archives (PPA) are widely used to easily download and install software in Ubuntu. Unfortunately, it can be a bit difficult for some users to understand this process and search for desired PPAs. Y PPA Manager is a simple tool which allows adding, deleting and purging PPAs easily. You can also search and install PPA from Launchpad repositories by entering application name. To check out the conventional method of Continue Reading →

Monitor RAM, Network, Hard Drive, CPU Usage In Ubuntu & Debian, SysPeek

SysPeek is a system monitoring application which enables viewing information about CPU, memory, disk utilization, as well as network traffic from the Ubuntu system tray. This app indicator applet displays a CPU indicator on the system tray which turns blood red when the CPU usage is 100%. This can be helpful in identifying resource intensive software and to check if your system is being hanged due to excessive CPU utilization.

Extract Audio From Video & Convert Audio Files In Linux With Gnac

Gnac is a lightweight Linux based audio converter which supports conversion between WAV, Ogg, Flac, Mp3, Mp4a and SPX Format. Other than being a lightning fast audio converter, it also allows extracting audio from video files. Gnac can be downloaded from the link given at the end of this post. It has packages available for Ubuntu, Debian, Red Hat, Fedora, Open Suse, Arch Linux and other distributions.

How To Update To VLC 1.1.10, Pidgin2.8, Filezilla, etc In Ubuntu

PPA for many new packages is often not updated shortly after their release which makes it hard to update existing installations. If you would like to update VLC to 1.1.10 or Pidgin to 2.8.0 in Ubuntu Linux, then see the below details regarding the recently provided Get Deb package. This package will allow you to update your existing installations of VLC, Pidgin, FIlezilla, Unetbootin and others. Information regarding this update Continue Reading →