Articles Tagged Google

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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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GoogSysTray 1.2.0 Released – adds previews, new features

A new version of popular Google services notification tray application (!) GoogSysTray has been released. This version adds Google Docs support, mail previews, new Gmail features, Gnome Keying support & “a bunch of new translations”. […]

22 June 2010
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Just How Popular is Chrome/ium on Linux? Answer: Very

Google Chrome for Linux will be one year old on Friday 4th June. Crazy non? To mark this relatively minor milestone I've decided to take a look at how Google Chrome's growth on Linux has, well, grown in that time. I can only base my findings on my blog as a whole with some outside context provided by net statistic providers.

23 May 2010
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Preview the slick new (new) Ubuntu 10.04 Firefox Start page

With Ubuntu 10.04 having switched its default search engine from Google to Yahoo! and then back to Google again we’ve had a few ‘new’ Firefox start pages to look at this cycle. The latest, and […]

26 April 2010
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Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Won’t Use Yahoo! As Default Search Engine After All

Canonical has reversed its earlier decision to set Yahoo! as the default search engine in Firefox for Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. The Lucid Lynx will, as in previous releases, ship with Google set as the default […]

7 April 2010
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GoogSysTray Puts Google Reader, GMail, Wave notifications in your panel tray

Version: 1.1.4 GoogSysTray is a notification area application that alerts you to updates for your various Google services, such as GMail, Google Reader and Google Wave. Application to get Google Reader updates in Ubuntu System […]

27 January 2010
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ChromeOS Application Icons

The ChromeOS application menu has some pretty cool icons for applications – so much so I’ve cheekily popped some of them here for your downloadable convenience. All are 128×128 and would look great in docks […]

29 November 2009
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Install Google Picasa Photo Viewer In Ubuntu

Google Picasa on Windows comes coupled with an awesome image-viewer. Sadly Google didn’t make this available for Linux users of Picasa, but, thanks to Irakli Gozalishvili and a soul known as Caiacoa, you can install […]

29 November 2009
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MurrinaChrome – Best Chrome-like GTK Theme Yet

A few days ago I posted a gorgeous Emerald theme based on Google Waves’ interface. In that post I mentioned i couldn’t find a decent GTK theme to match it. Thankfully reader Nicolas came up […]

29 November 2009
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Canonical ‘contracting engineering’ to Google

Canonical (the commercial funder/creator of Ubuntu) are contributing ‘engineering’ to Google (for ChromeOS, presumably) under contract. The official statement posted on the Canonical blog reads as follows. Congratulations to Google on the open sourcing of […]

19 November 2009
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Video Conferencing Coming To GMail Chat

Reports are circulating that GMail chat ” the web-based version of Google Talk/GTalk ” will be adding multi-user video chat/video conferencing to this other Google services in the coming months. GMail Chat only supports one-to-one […]

7 November 2009
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10 Reasons Why Google Chrome Should Be Your Default Web Browser

An official version of Google Chrome has been available to try out for several months. It fully supports flash and extensions, is super fast to both start-up and load pages and is so incredibly stable […]

4 October 2009