Radio Tray: System Tray Internet Radio Player For Ubuntu

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Radio Tray is system tray based internet radio player for Linux. Other than providing a smooth playback experience and the utility to tune into to a large number of radio channels from around the world, Radio Tray also provides a minimalist interface. Radio Tray works from the app-indicator menu and supports bookmarks, , WAX, PLS, …

How To Get Back Classic Start Menu In Windows 8

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For some odd reason Windows 8 does not come with a Start Orb. This means that users are stranded with the Metro UI, which many have found quite annoying to use on a desktop computer. If you want to avoid the Windows 8 Metro UI, and get back the good old start orb, then you …

Access Places Menu From Gnome Panel In Unity With Indicator Places

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One of the biggest annoyance of Ubuntu users in recent times has been the emphasis of Canonical on imposing the Unity desktop on its users. For this reason users are switching to the Gnome 3 shell and also installing alternative desktops like Linux Mint 12. While one can easily get the classic start menu by installing …

Switch Windows 7 Taskbar Labels On & Off With Taskbar Labels

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Sometimes it is convenient to view icons on the taskbar for active windows. Whereas, at other instance,  viewing the text labels can be more helpful (e.g. when working with Internet Explorer pinned site which might don’t have unique labels). Taskbar Labels is  a portable application which provides the utility to easily toggle the taskbar text labels …

Empty Trash Bin From System Tray In Ubuntu & Debian With Trash Indicator

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I often forget to empty my Trash bin. Perhaps because it is located in the least interactive area of the desktop. This includes both the dull Unity launcher Trash icon and the classic menu grey Trash Bin at the bottom right corner. A better alternative can be to empty trash from the App indicator menu …

Aero QLaunch Is A Stylish 3D Quick Launch Toolbar For Windows 7

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Aero QLaunch is a stylish 3D quick launch toolbar for Windows 7 and Windows 8, which displays all programs housed within the quick launch folder, in the form of 3D bubbles, upon mouse hover. What makes it different from other default Windows toolbars, is its unique bubble icons, which are displayed with a mouse hover …

Ubuntu One Indicator: Manage Ubuntu One Synchronization From System Tray

Ubuntu One is a famous cloud storage service which comes pre-installed with Ubuntu. Despite being an excellent synchronization service, it is unable to match Dropbox due to lack of a few features. One of these features include the absence of an app-indicator menu applet. For this reason, one requires using third-party applications like Magicicada to …

Mange Ubuntu Battery Power, Wi-Fi, Video & Bluetooth From System Tray With Jupiter

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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. Being able …

Prevent Programs For Altering Windows Startup Without Your Permission

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StartupEye is a lightweight free software which works from the system tray to monitor programs which may attempt to modify the system startup settings without your permission. It instantly warns you if a program tries to write a registry entry to start with Windows startup without your permission. Furthermore, it enables scanning the software with …

Automatically Disable Touchpad When Mouse Plugs In Ubuntu [Touchpad-indicator]

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Touchpad-indicator is an Ubuntu app-indicator applet for which displays the current status of your touchpad and allows automatically and manually disabling it. The best part about this applet is that it can be used to automatically disable the touchpad when a mouse is plugged in and to re-enable it when the mouse is plugged out. …