We’re expecting the release of Linux Mint 19.1 to arrive just before the Christmas holidays and, like your nearest and dearest, it’ll be bringing a few surprises with it. The Linux 19.1 release will include the Cinnamon […]
I have to say folks, Ubuntu Budgie 18.04 is shaping up to be a one heck of a release. It’s no secret that I think the nimble GNOME-based Budgie desktop is one of the best alternatives […]
Brisk menu 0.5 has been released. The fast, efficient app menu applet for MATE desktop adds support for adding apps to a 'favorites' category.
Are you a Budgie desktop user wanting to add a bit more functionality to your nimble, lightweight desktop? Well you can, by adding Budgie applets. Budgie applets are like little souped-up mini-apps that live in […]
The Cinnamon desktop is pretty great to use thanks to its sleek, simple layout. But by adding Cinnamon applets you can make it even better.
Sometimes applications crashes, freeze or otherwise develop an appetite for every last byte of system resources. It doesn't happen often, but it does happen. When an application 'crashes' it usually doesn't require any input from you (other than banging your head against the wall at any unsaved work now lost). But applications that decide to 'hang' or 'freeze' not only get in the way of you carrying on with whatever you were doing but can often max out your system resources - leaving you with no option but to reboot or nose-dive into the command line. That's where FlashFreeze by Sergey 'shnatsel' Davidoff is of use.
Evernote – it’s one of the most widely used note taking/to do applications around, yet it still lacks an official Ubuntu client. We’ve covered Evernote clone ‘Nevernote‘ previously, but if you’re seeking something less full-blown […]
Need something small and handy for recording soundcard audio? Audio Recorder Applet is, as the name implies, a recording applet for your GNOME panel. This small tool allows you to record audio from your system soundcard, microphones, browsers, webcams & more. Put simply. if it plays out of your speakers you can record it!
Monitor CPU load and temperature from your panel using this neat little tool by the developers of Fotoxx.
A new version of popular Google services notification tray application (!) GoogSysTray has been released. This version adds Google Docs support, mail previews, new Gmail features, Gnome Keying support & “a bunch of new translations”. […]
Bored of your regular applications menu? Swap it out with Cardápio- a panel applet menu replacement with plenty of features up its sleeve. It allows full access to all of your installed applications and system options […]
The popular window grouping and manipulation applet DockBarX has added support for live window thumbnails – not unlike that offered in Windows 7. It does this by making use of the KDE compatibility plugin available in Compiz, […]