More posts in “Apps”

Here you can discover the latest Linux apps, software and system utilities to use on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, and related distributions, from office suites and music players to dev tools and CLI scripts for getting things done.

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Type Emoji Quickly on Ubuntu Desktop with IBus-UniEmoji

Emoji support on Linux is sort of lacking — but love ’em or loathe ’em, the Unicode-embedded smileys are everywhere. We’ve shown you before how to see color emoji on Ubuntu using EmojiOne, and highlighted […]

5 July 2017

Improve Your Photography Workflow on Linux with Rapid Photo Download 0.9

Rapid Photo Download 0.9.0 is now stable, and available to download. The app, which makes mass importing photos and videos from SD cards, smartphones and USB devices easier, switches from GTK to Qt for this […]

4 July 2017
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Folder Color Now Works With More Icon Themes, Includes More Color Options

A couple of weeks back we spotlighted Folder Color, a simple app that makes it easy to change folder color on Ubuntu. Great timing it turns out as the app has just picked up a […]

3 July 2017

Terminus is modern, highly configurable terminal app for Windows, Mac and Linux

Hands up if use GNOME Terminal as your default terminal on Ubuntu? That’s a lot of hands. GNOME Terminal is great. It’s fast, featured, and straightforward. But it doesn’t hurt to try a few alternatives […]

30 June 2017
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PhockUp is a Clever CLI Tool To Organize Photos by Date

Phockup is a simple, straightforward, command line tool for sorting photos into folders based on date. It's an ideal tool for making organized backups.

29 June 2017

Wormhole is a Fast, Secure Way to Send Files to Other Users Through the CLI

Next time you a file you want to send to a friend but don’t fancy the hassle of using Dropbox, try Wormhole. It’s a fast, free and secure way to send files to Linux and […]

28 June 2017

Parlatype is an Ace Audio Transcription App for Linux

Whether you’re a student needing to take notes from a lecture you recorded or a blogger trying to transcribe an audio interview, the following little GNOME app can help. Turning an audio recording into text […]

25 June 2017

PulseEffects is a Powerful GTK Audio Effects & Equalizer App for Linux

If you’re on the hunt for an advanced audio equaliser for Ubuntu, you’re definitely going to want to check this app out. It’s called PulseEffects and it’s an equalizer, limiter, reverb, and compressor that works with Pulseaudio, the default […]

25 June 2017

Curlew is a GTK Media Converter for the GNOME desktop

There are plenty of free multimedia converters for Ubuntu available, with command-line champ FFmpeg arguably the most powerful of them all. But this power comes with a complexity. Using FFMpeg to convert media through the command line can be […]

23 June 2017
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ISO Image Writer is a new Qt-based Bootable USB Creator

Linux enthusiasts on the hunt for a reliable USB image writer will be pleased to hear that a new app is in development. The plainly named ‘ISO Image Writer‘ is a new app by Jonathan Riddell, […]

23 June 2017
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Ring is a Privacy-Focused, Open-Source Skype Alternative

If you’re sick of Skype for Linux’s lack of progress, or rankled by the imminent retirement of the older (but superior) Qt Skype client, there’s a GNU alternative in town called Ring. GNU Ring is a […]

22 June 2017

Shotwell Photo Manager Updated, Here’s How To Upgrade on Ubuntu

A new unstable release of photo manager Shotwell is now available.  Shotwell 0.27 introduces a small set of new features and improvements, as well fixes for a number of bugs. Notably, Shotwell 0.27 no longer […]

20 June 2017