More posts about “apps”

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Easy MySpace Music Download Application

As the name suggest MySpace Music Downloader is a tool for downloading music from MySpace. (Providing you have the permission of the work and copyright holder in questions.) If you’ve ever wanted to download a […]

23 June 2010
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Radio Broadcasting made easy* with Internet Dj Console

A few days back I received a question from reader Nikos – who broadcasts a radio show @ It read: – I would like to run ubuntu for my station. For the time being  […]

21 June 2010
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How to broadcast your Ubuntu Desktop (and more) on UStream, Justin.Tv, etc

Ever wanted to live-cast your Ubuntu desktop, slide show or even your webcam with some snazzy effects to UStream and similar live-broadcast sites? WebCamStudio for Linux makes it a snap. The JAVA-based application allows you […]

20 June 2010
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HeyBuddy – a minimal only desktop app for Linux

HeyBuddy is an only desktop microblogging application that is both nimble, light & designed to be simple to use. Features HeyBuddy doesn’t stuff a tray icon in your panel, there are no reams of […]

17 June 2010
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Listen to radio stations in Ubuntu with RadioTray

Tuning into your favourite online radio stations without needing to open a dedicated music application is a breeze using RadioTray. The application runs directly from your system panel with a menu-only interface – thus making […]

16 June 2010
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lxBDPlayer is BLu-ray playback software for Linux

lxBDPlayer, as the name suggests, is an open-source blu-ray disc player that uses the popular DumpHD decoder. Developed by 4 Students at French engineering school ESIEA the software aims to be easy to use – […]

15 June 2010
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Elementary inspired mail client promises to bring sexy to desktop mail

As great as Evolution and Thunderbird are to use their interfaces won’t win any awards in a beauty contest. Hell not even a certificate for ‘good effort’. Evolution Express & Spicebird (a thunderbird based fork) […]

14 June 2010
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mono tray icon for wakoopa monitor app

Do you use software tracking service Wakoopa? If so you may have installed the desktop plug-in in Ubuntu and noticed that the icon it uses a little bit on the bright side. You lost me […]

11 June 2010
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Quirky Wallpaper: Real-time sunlight wallpaper

A few days back Benjamin posted an article on setting up a slick real-time Earth view wallpaper. In response to that Carles Sentis has sent us news of an awesome pet project of his which does […]

11 June 2010
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SparkleShare aims to better dropbox with open source gusto; collaboration tools

A new ‘dropbox style’ synchronisation and collaboration tool aimed at open-source users has been announced today by Hylke Bons. Called SparkleShare aims to provide all of the same features of Dropbox but with better GNOME […]

10 June 2010
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Downloading and Converting online videos made easy with DamnVid

Downloading and converting videos from popular video sharing services like YouTube, Dailymotion, CollegeHumour and Veoh has been made super easy thanks to desktop application DamnVid. In their own words DamnVid is described as “…a video downloader and converter that […]

7 June 2010
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Display Song Lyrics on the Ubuntu Desktop

Want to sing-along with your favourite songs in Ubuntu? There are several desktop applications that can automatically display lyrics to the currently playing song.

4 June 2010