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Artha Offline Dictionary/Thesaurus makes defining words easy

Sometimes we all come across a word that leaves us biting our lips, creasing our brows and looking all out perplexed. Desktop application ‘Artha’ makes copy n’ paste n’ searching for a definition a thing of the past; just highlight the word, press a key combo and a Ubuntu Notification bubble pops up with the definition.

5 July 2010
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Wuala – Linux friendly secure DropBox alternative

Linux users are already spoilt for choice when it comes to free online cloud storage. UbuntuOne and Dropbox both offer 2GB for nothing whilst newly announced project SparkleShare aims to better both of these. If […]

4 July 2010
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Instant Bird – ‘Firefox meets Pidgin’ Hybrid chat Client

Why do you get when you cross Firefox and Pidgin? InstantBird.   No, That wasn’t a joke without a punchline but an introduction to one of the more interesting applications I’ve tried in a while […]

1 July 2010
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MiniTunes music app close to first release, test it now.

The stylish forthcoming music app ‘Minitunes’ is ‘pretty close to release’ according to its developer Falvio Tordini. Falvio is now calling for some last minute testing of the media player before a formal first release is made. […]

30 June 2010
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Lombard & Fillmore; 2 new video & audio editing apps released

The company behind Ubuntu 10.10’s default photo management application ‘Shotwell’ have today announced the immediate availability of two new multimedia applications: a video editor and an audio editor. From Yorba themselves: – Fillmore is an […]

28 June 2010
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Calibre: the ‘VLC’ of eBook reader software

Whilst reading eBooks on dedicated hardware devices has become the trend of late there are many people who still read eBooks on their computers via the use of eBook reader software. eBooks have been knocking […]

28 June 2010
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make your own Custom LiveCD/distro easily Using Novo Builder

Making your own fully customised Debian/Ubuntu based operating system has never been easier using Novo Builder – an easy-to-use GUI ‘Linux Operating System building tool’. Novo was was built to “…allow anyone with the time […]

27 June 2010
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Quickly install PPA’s mentioned on OMG! Ubuntu! with this neat installer

Installing applications and PPA’s mentioned on OMG! Ubuntu! is just about to get super-easy. We feature a boat load and then some of PPA’s on OMG! Ubuntu! and our preferred way of you installing those […]

27 June 2010
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PyTask task manager is simple, striaghtforward

PyTask is a self-described ‘simple task list manager’ that orientates itself around providing ‘extra features designed for devlopers, programmers & teams’. On first glance it could be easy to mistake PyTask as ‘basic’. It may lack all of the various […]

25 June 2010
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Mass Convert Audio files using Sound Converter

Ever wanted to convert a whole bunch of files in one go? Doing so is easy using SoundConverter. Sound Converter easily lets you convert all kinds of music-formats in all kinds of other music-formats, best […]

25 June 2010
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Glippy – Simple Clipboard Manager with Image Support

Glippy is a self-confessed ‘simple clipboard manager for Ubuntu’ that provides clipboard support for history, images, text and more. Clip-board managers are useful tools for users who copy-and-paste frequently or wish to copy something but […]

24 June 2010
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Weather Indicator Applet: Genesis of an itch into an app (Updated with PPA)

The new Date Time indicator that is all-set to replace the Gnome Clock applet in Ubuntu 10.10 will certainly make your life easier: A slick interface combines easy access to set timers and events direct from the […]

23 June 2010