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 […]
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 […]
“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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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!.
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 […]
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.
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. […]
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 […]
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, […]