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BURG Boot loader installation, themeing & more gets even easier with BURG Manager app

The process of installing BURG – the easy way to get a graphical, good-looking bootloader – has been made easier thanks to a new ‘BURG Manager’ application which provides users with a graphical front-end for configuring and managing various […]

14 July 2010
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Portable Linux Apps – Run your favourite apps on any Linux distribution from a USB drive

Ever wanted to run your favourite Linux applications from a USB sticks on ANY major Linux distribution with the need to install anything? Then prepare to say hello to Portable Linux Applications. The Portable Linux […]

14 July 2010
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Quickly record soundcard output in Ubuntu with OutRec

“Have you ever wanted to record a sound heard from your computer or website?” queries OutRec on their website  “If yes OutRec is perfect for you.” The application is simple:  you can record everything outputted […]

14 July 2010
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Easily Create a multiboot usb stick

Ever wanted to try out lots of different LiveCD’s on your thumb drive without the hassle of installing them one at a time? Say hello to MultiBoot LiveUSB which does just that. You just drag […]

13 July 2010
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Rapid Photo Downloader Makes importing & sorting photos easy

If you have a camera – be it digital stills or digital video – then you know that importing and renaming files is a chore; Camera’s aren’t able to name photos taken at Sally-Sue’s wedding […]

13 July 2010

At Last: Spotify Comes to Linux With Native Client

The popular music streaming service ‘Spotify’ has today announced a preview release of a native Linux build for their desktop media player. Until now Linux users of the service had to use Spotify through Wine […]

12 July 2010
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Pragha Media player is both fast and familiar

Everyone loves music players and we’ve certainly had a lot of feature of late - The google looking MiniTunes, ‘ghost of Amarok 1.4’ Clementine & the stylish Banshee-Meego. Pragha is ‘yet another music player’ that’s been kicking around for a while now and, I though, time for a bit of a mention here on el OMG!.

11 July 2010
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gtweety – Yet another desktop twitter app for GNOME

Gtweety is “yet another” desktop twitter application for GNOME. But does it chirp any distinctive notes  distinctive amongst the chorus of so many rivals? I accidentally came across GTweety on LaunchPad whilst searching for an […]

9 July 2010
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Smuxi IRC Client – much of what you expect with a little bit you don’t

IRC Clients are one category of application that hasn't evolved much over the last few years. Smuxi doesn't deviate from this mould and is an Irssi-inspired IRC client targeted at ‘sophisticated' GNOME users, although available on other platforms, too. Smuxi has more than a handful of ace features up it's sleeve that would make it an ideal consideration if you're looking to switch IRC clients.

9 July 2010
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Identi.ca’s official desktop app ain’t ‘alf bad

Identi.ca is the open source equivalent to Twitter based on the StausNet (formerly Laconica) micro-blogging server. Identi.ca boasts many features not found in its tweeting rival such as XMPP support, groups & personal tag clouds. […]

9 July 2010
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SpiderOak Online Storage service is secure, speedy & simple to use

Linux users are already spoilt for choice when it comes to free online cloud storage. Ubuntu itself comes with 2GB of free space for all users via the UbuntuOne service. We’ve already looked at the […]

8 July 2010
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GmailWatcher – Another way to get GMail alerts in the Ubuntu Messaging Menu

If Evolution is overkill for your needs than a simple Gmail notification application is ideal. There are plenty of solutions available – in fact we’ve reviewed two such applications previously. Say hello to another, then, […]

7 July 2010