Articles Filed Under Apps

Find out about the latest apps, software and utilities for Ubuntu, both new and updated.

ImCompressor is a New, User-Friendly Image Compressor for Linux

ImCompressor is a lossless image compressor app for Linux desktops. It optimises JEPG and PNG images to reduce image file size but not quality.

10 October 2019

Calibre Sees First Major Release in 2 Years, Adds ‘Distraction Free’ Ebook Viewer

A new version of Calibre, the open source ebook manager (and then some), is now available to download for Windows, macOS and Linux.

6 October 2019

Cawbird is a GTK Twitter Client for Linux (That Should Look Very Familiar)

Cawbird is a GTK Twitter app for Linux desktops like Ubuntu that is based on open source code from Corebird, an app no longer actively maintained.

2 October 2019

Exaile Music Player Got Its First Release in 4 Years, And I Didn’t Even Notice!

The Exaile music player has scored its first update in 4 years. Exaile 4.0.0 is now uses GTK3, has a faster playback engine, and supports MPRIS 2.2.

30 September 2019

Peek, the GIF Screen Recorder for Linux, Has Been Updated

Peek is one of my favourite bits of software. I don't use it often but when I do use it, I always appreciate how perfectly formed it is.

24 September 2019

Ulauncher 5.3 Released, Here’s How to Install it on Ubuntu

Linux app launcher Ulauncher 5.3 has been released with a number of changes. We show you how to install Ulauncher 5.3 on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and Linux Mint.

23 September 2019

Geary 3.34 Debuts with Deeper GNOME Contacts Integration, Other Changes

Geary email client has a new release out, Geary 3.34.0, and in this post I tell you a bit about it and how to install the app on Ubuntu and other Linux distros.

22 September 2019

InSync 3 Released, Brings OneDrive Sync to Linux

InSync 3 has been released with OneDrive sync, a faster, more reliable sync engine, and better selective sync options for Windows, macOS and Linux users.

19 September 2019

Nostalgia is a GNOME Wallpaper App with a Twist

Nostalgia a GTK app for the Linux desktop that let you browse through previous GNOME desktop wallpapers, and quickly set them as your desktop background.

15 September 2019
screenshot of rawtherapee app

RawTherapee 5.7 Released, Here’s How to Install it on Ubuntu & Linux Mint

A new version of open source RAW image processing software RawTherapee is now available to download. We show you how to install it on Ubuntu.

11 September 2019

The Vivaldi Browser is Now Available on Android

A Vivaldi browser Android app is now available on the Google Play Store. Vivaldi's Android app is currently in beta with some unique features.

9 September 2019

This Handy Nvidia Optimus Linux Tool Makes Switching Between GPUs Easy

If you’re using Nvidia Optimus on Linux you switch between discrete and integrated graphics using the ‘mate-optimus’ utility. This panel-based applet even supports the Nvidia PRIME offloading feature included in the latest NVIDIA 435.x Linux […]

8 September 2019