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What are your must have applications?

I have a problem. I’ll be the first to confess. It’s tearing me apart on the inside. Not a day goes by without me thinking about it, always at the back of my mind, in […]

23 August 2010
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Google Talk video & voice chat FINALLY comes to Linux

It’s raining where I am but the sun is most certainly shining in my head: Gtalk users on Linux can finally use both voice and video chat. Adding such support has been Google’s top video […]

20 August 2010
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CLICompanion makes getting comfortable with the command line a cinch

Scared, intimidated or just out-right confused by the command line interface? You neededn’t be with CliCompanion. Whilst the command line is a powerful, and impressive tool most users don’t need to go near it thanks […]

19 August 2010
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Pongo records screen activity, audio & webcam video in one video: a screecasters dream

Pongo is a small, free screen recording utility that merges video of your desktop, your webcam and sound from your microphone together, out putting it into one single .ogv file ready to edit, adjust or […]

15 August 2010
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Choqok 1.0 Beta2 released – adds nickname auto-completion, new image uploaders and Oauth support

The second beta of KDE twitter application Choqok sees release today. Along with an improved re-tweet function, nickname auto-completion & support for twitter’s OAuth system the application is a worthy upgrade for the brave and bold twitter-addicts out there. […]

15 August 2010
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Quickly edit shortcut keys with KeyLaunch

Add or edit your keybindings with KeyLaunch – a lightweight script with a neat GUI. Select the keybinding you wish to change on the left and then double-click on the in-line entry fields to edit or add a new shortcut/command.  […]

15 August 2010
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wxbanker desktop app makes keeping track of your money simple, pretty

Mike Roony, author of desktop personal finance application ‘wxBanker’, got in touch with us a few days ago to point out a rather startling fact: we’ve never featured a finance app here on OMG! Ever. […]

13 August 2010
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Chipmunk – Sweet little GTK Last.FM Player

Last.fm lovers addicted to music streaming service should cancel their therapy and check out the following shiny new application named ‘Chipmunk’. Created by Arch Linux user Andy Kluger, who has a self-confessed dependency on Last.fm, the […]

12 August 2010
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P-Launcher – handy little package utility

P-Launcher is a simple utility providing simple package-overview, saving and ‘mini’ management. Whilst not intended as a replacement for Synaptic it is portable, requires no dependencies & allows a user to: – Save packages – creates a list of […]

10 August 2010
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DreamScene for Ubuntu? Ta very much.

Ever wanted to set video as your desktop wallpaper a la the quickly-ditched Windows DreamScene? With 'Video Wallpaper' it's easy.

9 August 2010
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Play games and help Science at the same time with ‘Foldit’

Kill some free time and help out science at the same time with Foldit – an experimental puzzle game that, simply by playing, helps computers to deal with bioinformatics and protein folding. Premise The basic […]

9 August 2010
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Alchemy lets you draw using your voice, in the dark, more

Whilst most drawing applications seek to provide users with as many possible ways to edit and draw accurately as possible, Alchemy doesn’t. The Java-based application seeks to give users ‘a way to explore and experiment with […]

8 August 2010