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20 Must-Have Ubuntu Showdown Apps

Last month developers across the world spent three short weeks crafting over 130 applications as part of the Ubuntu App Showdown contest. From these, three winners were picked by a jury of judges: RSS reader 'Lightread', puzzle game 'Picsaw' and web-app creator 'Fogger'. But that's not where the contest ends. It's now up to you to decide which apps win the last 3 prizes up for grabs. To help you get started we've listed our top 20 submissions - jury winners omitted - that are worth installing regardless of whether you intend to vote or not

16 August 2012
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Bring Google Docs to the Ubuntu Desktop with GWOffice

Google Docs is a great and capable office suite, but its browser-bound nature puts many users off of using it as a full-on LibreOffice replacement. Google have recently announced offline support for the web-based suite, but for many this still won't be entirely ideal. So enter GWOffice - a desktop-based Google Docs editor that is in development as part of the Ubuntu App Showdown.

2 July 2012