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.

Deb-Get is ‘Apt-Get’ for 3rd-Party Ubuntu Software

All fo your favourite extra-repo Ubuntu apps are now a single command away. Deb-Get is a tool that installs deb files from website from the command line.

4 May 2022

Updated: A New Dynamic Wallpaper Maker for GNOME 42

Making your own dynamic backgrounds for use in GNOME 42 just got easier thanks to a new GTK4 app. It makes light/dark wallpaper creation a cinch.

26 April 2022
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How to Install Firefox as a .Deb on Ubuntu 22.04 (Not a Snap)

A short guide on how to install Firefox from a PPA on Ubuntu 22.04 and remove the Firefox Snap. Doing this gets you a faster Firefox that can do more OOTB.

24 April 2022
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Amberol is Fab No-Frills Audio Player for GNOME Desktop

Amberol is a minimal, no-frills music player designed for the GNOME desktop built using GTK4 and Rust. It eschews bloat to focus solely on playing songs.

13 April 2022
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Firefox 99 Released with GTK Overlay Scrollbar Support, Fixes

A new month, a new release of Mozilla Firefox — though as we’ve come to expect from its expedited release schedule, the changes are relatively minor. What’s new? Well, a lots of folks, including Mozilla […]

5 April 2022
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An Early Look at New Features in Thunderbird 102

Various new features are coming to Thunderbird, the open source email client. In this post we look at the biggest ones, like the all-new address book.

29 March 2022
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Zotero Research Tool Gets ‘Biggest Upgrade’ in its History

Zotero, the popular open source research and reference management tool, has a new release out full of new features and an improved workflow.

22 March 2022
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Updated: ‘Solaar’ Lets You Manage Logitech’s Unifying Receiver on Linux

If you use Logitech's Unifying Receiver on Linux check out the open source 'Solaar' app. It makes it easier to pair and manage wireless keyboard and mice.

8 March 2022
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Firefox 98 Released, Promises to Nag Less During Downloads

Firefox 98 won't go down as one of the browser's greatest releases but there's still stuff to talk about, like a download flow that's a bit more chill.

7 March 2022

‘UpNote’ Note-Taking App is Now Available on Linux

If you're yet to settle on a note-taking service that works across platforms you may want to check out a new option now available for Linux: UpNote.

3 March 2022
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A Promising New GNOME Login Screen Tweak Tool Appears

GDM Settings is a new GTK app for configuring the GNOME login screen from a simple GUI, with options to change background, font, top bar items, and more.

28 February 2022
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An App to Control Your Elgato Key Lights on Linux

Control Elgato key lights on Linux desktops like Ubuntu using a free, open source app that lets you adjust power, brightness, and colour temperature.

15 February 2022