A new release of System Load Indicator, a status area applet that lets you monitor system resource usage, has been made available this week.
Take a semantic Zeitgeist-powered application/file launcher and bind it to the panel. What do you get? Something worth putting in the spotlight, that's what.
Syspeek lets you swat up on your system stats in real-time with a click.
The easiest way to keep an eye on different timezones is to add them to Ubuntu's time and date applet. By the end of this post you will know how to add, edit and remove timezones on the Date & Time menu in Ubuntu 12.04 and 12.10.
A new 'Sync Menu' is one of several new features available to those testing Ubuntu 12.10 Beta.
Ubuntu's Unity interface has, to many, brought a refined and beautiful look to the often staid-looking linux desktop. And this is, largely, thanks to the colour co-ordinated Dash, Panel, Launcher and Notification bubbles; the well-tuned transparency balanced throughout; the attentive-accuracy of spacing, icons and hinting; the sleek login experience; etc.
The unofficial - but totally awesome - Ubuntu One Indicator has been updated with a number of nifty new options and improved memory performance. The applet is useful for Ubuntu One users wanting a more detailed look at the status of their Ubuntu One account without having to open the Control panel application.
When GNOME transitioned to its shiny new GNOME 3 desktop the 'GNOME Applets' of previous releases were lost - including user-favourite 'Wanda the fish.' But now the animated fish is back in Indicator-Applet form. Read on for details on how to 'net' her.
Whether you're resource-conscious, investigating a system slowdown, or, like me, plain nosey, Ubuntu makes it easy to keep an eye on CPU, RAM and other hardware information. Below are five different ways to monitor system resource usage in Ubuntu - from indicator-applets to included applications...
Panel-based weather applet My Weather Indicator has added geolocation support, providing input free location detection based on your IP. With many of us used to mobile apps and online weather sites using of geolocation to serve […]
Indicator-Pomodoro is a small tray-based timer tool designed specifically for use with Pomodoro technique.
Indicator-Syspeek is a system-monitor applet for Ubuntu, capable of displaying CPU, RAM, Disk and Network usage. And it has a cool name.