Cinnamon is a Gnome Shell alternative, which has been created to deliver a Gnome 2 like convenient design for Ubuntu users. It provides a Gnome 2 like launcher based bottom panel and is perhaps the one of the best Gnome 2 forks available for Ubuntu. In a previous post I showed you a complete walkthrough of Cinnamon Shell. In this post I will explain the process of auto-hiding the Cinnamon Continue Reading →
Many Ubuntu users use the Gnome Screenshot utility, which comes pre-installed with the Ubuntu desktop. While Gnome Screenshot provides a number of handy options, it lacks some advanced features, such as being able to specifically capture the Unity Launcher’s screenshot or capturing video frames. Nanoshot is a screenshot taking application that provides a number of advanced features for capturing screenshots in Ubuntu. It can capture screenshots from web pages, a Continue Reading →
Turpial is a micro blogging, desktop client for Twitter. It integrates with your Linux desktop to provide notifications for new tweets by making use of NotifyOSD (bubble messages). Turpial provides easy options for using all required Twitter features including managing your tweets, replying to messages and tweets, adding tweets to favorites, uploading images, etc. You can choose from a range of available URL shortening and image uploading service supported by Continue Reading →
Jupiter is a system tray applet for controlling battery power and hardware options for laptops and netbooks running Linux. Jupiter has been designed to be a comprehensive applet for quickly toggling settings for screen output, battery power, screen resolution, Wi-Fi , and Bluetooth. Its has packages for Ubuntu, Fedora, Fubuntu and other Linux distributions.
Gaupol is a free subtitle editing tool for Windows and Linux which allows editing text-based subtitle files. It provides means of creating subtitles, editing texts and timing subtitles to match video duration. The user interface is designed to provide batch processing capability with tab support. Gaupol is meant to help users edit every single line with the convenience for translating existing subtitles. The edited subs can also be previewed in Continue Reading →
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 →
Open Teacher is an open source free software which can be used to create tests for improving your foreign language skills. It allows creating a list of pre-defined words with translations in another language for creating tests to analyze your learning skills. Open Teacher is a cross-platform software and therefore, works with Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. The created lists and tests can be saved and loaded periodically checking Continue Reading →
DesktopNova is an Ubuntu wallpaper rotation application which switches the desktop wallpaper after a set time interval. This is similar to the Windows 7 style rotating wallpaper feature.
Guake is a customizable drop-down Terminal for Linux based operating systems, with multi-tab and hotkey support. It can be installed on Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora, Gentoo, ArchLinux and FreeBSD. The default display of Guake is transparent, however, you can change the text and Terminal background color. Guake also adds the convenience of using hotkeys and tabs to help perform Terminal tasks easily.
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.