Articles Filed Under Apps

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

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BingWall is a Bing Wallpaper App for Ubuntu Desktop

A lot of folks love using Bing’s image of the day as their desktop wallpaper, a task that the app we’re looking at today makes incredibly easy on Ubuntu. Now, this idea isn’t new; I […]

18 February 2020

Open Source Graphics App MyPaint 2.0 Released

Open source artists should check out the latest release of MyPaint, as it scored a substantial update this weekend. The new MyPaint 2.0.0 release succeeds MyPaint 1.2, released back in 2017, and brings a stack […]

16 February 2020
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Rhythmbox 3.4.4 Adds ListenBrainz Plugin, New App Icon

A new version of Rhythmbox, Ubuntu’s default music player app, is available. Rhythmbox 3.4.4 is a small update to this venerable player and was released back in January (but I’ve only just heard about it). […]

13 February 2020
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Vivaldi 2.11 Released with Improved Pop-out Video Player, Other Tweaks

A new version of the Vivaldi web browser is now available for download with an improved pop-out video player and improve keyboard shortcut navigation.

12 February 2020

‘Habits’ App Measures Mouse Distance & How Many Keys You Press a Day

Do you know how many keys you press a day, or how far your mouse has travelled recently? Habits is a free app for Linux that tells you this and more.

10 February 2020

Want to Preview Fonts using a Terminal? Now You Can!

Fontpreview is a command line font preview tool for Linux systems. It uses fuzzy search to locate installed fonts and imagemagik to display font previews.

9 February 2020

Flatseal Makes it Easy to Manage Flatpak Permissions

Flatseal is a GUI app that makes it easy to manage Flatpak app permissions on a per-app basis. Free software, Flatseal is available to install from Flathub.

9 February 2020

Dino is a Dreamy New XMPP Client for Linux Desktops

Dino is an open source XMPP client for Linux desktops. Written in GTK/Vala, Dino also supports end-to-end encryption, file sending, and message searching.

30 January 2020

PhotoFlare Open Source Image & Photo Editor

PhotoFlare is a free photo editor for Windows and Linux that lets you apply filters, add text to images, and more. Think Microsoft Paint, but more powerful.

30 January 2020

Stress Testing Your Linux System Just Got Easier

Want to stress text your Linux system? Then check out GTKStressTest, a new open source app designed specifically for the task. The goal of GTKStressTesting (GST) is to put everything you need to know about […]

27 January 2020
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Cawbird, the Linux Twitter Client, Scores a Small Update

The Cawbird Twitter client for Linux has a new release out. No major new features are added, but there a couple of notable improvements to check out.

13 January 2020

How to Install the Mosaic Web Browser on Ubuntu

The NCSA Mosaic web browser helped to kickstart the web as we know it. Now, thanks to Snaps, you can install the Mosaic browser on Ubuntu & other distros.

7 January 2020