Save yourself the embarrassment of missing an important text or phone call when sat gazing at your Ubuntu desktop with the neato 'Android Notifer' application.
Indicator-RSS? Well, almost! RSS-Aware is a panel only indicator-applet for staying up-to-date with the latest updates from your favourite sites. Download instructions, install details & a pretty picture are behind the 'continue reading' button...
Free professional grade 2D CAD software ‘Draftsight’ is coming to Linux shortly, news that is a massive boon to professional CAD users and students everywhere. The release, due within the next month or two according to […]
FreeGuide is an application that displays TV guides right on your desktop. It can be found nestled on the shelves within the Ubuntu Software Centre and whilst not the most glamorous of applications to look at (QT3, boo hiss) it's easy to set up, easy to use but very slow to download listings if you select too many channels. More detailed analysis, screenshots and a one-click install button after the jump.
Ever needed to upload a large file to an online web service but found yourself constrained by maximum file size limits? The easy way to get around this is to 'split' your file into smaller chunks for uploading. These are then rejoined by the downloadee.
You know what picture you want to find – you can see it in your mind! Now if only you could remember what it was called… Naming conventions for digital camera images – and worse […]
A new release of virtual light-table and darkroom application Darktable is available for download. The tool, aimed at photographers, allows you to manage “your digital negatives in a database and lets you view them through a zoomable light-table.” […]
Having to rename a group of files – whether they’re photos or general files – can be a time consuming process unless you make use of a batch-renaming tool. ‘Renamer’ is one such tool. A small […]
GNOME users have long been left out in the cold when searching for a good looking & easily-themeable ‘Weather Wallpaper’ application. Over a year ago I ran down the Gnome-friendly alternatives to KDE’s slick weather wallpaper plug-in and […]
As a self-confessed Indicator-fanboy I relish seeing projects like the following pop up that set out to ‘upgrade/replace’ existing gnome applets into modern, neat and orderly indicator applets. Indicator-Workspaces by George Dumitrescu (AppImage Thumbnailer) is […]
Rainlendar is a self-described ‘feature rich’ calendar for your desktop that allows for extensive customization, tweaking and personalization. Events can be set with an alarm for notification and the to-do list makes a handy extra. Rainlendar is […]
Back in early July we featured ‘Alawalk’ – a lightweight launcher for the resource conscious. It was lean, mean and did its job. If you liked Alawalk but found the 72KiB RAm usage a bit […]