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Should The ‘Ubuntu Software Store’ Be Renamed?

Ubuntu Karmic Koala will see the first step of the much heralded package-management replacement named ‘Software Store’ – whose name has caused a lot of controversy within the Ubuntu Community. What’s in a name? The […]

13 September 2009
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Gimp 2.8 To Get Single Window Interface (Updated)

Open Source graphics programme ‘The Gimp’ will finally switch to a single window interface in time for its next major release, although the current “multi-window” view will be available to enable for those who want […]

11 September 2009
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Integrate Google Docs With Ubuntu

The following plug-ins, scripts and extensions add Google Doc integration throughout Ubuntu.   Upload To Google Docs Via Nautilus You can easily upload a file to Google Doc’s via a Right Click with this User […]

10 September 2009
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Google Earth 5.1 Brings Better Performance, Smoother Fun

Google’s 3D desktop application “Google Earth” has been updated to 5.1 ” but brings with it some incredible speed and memory improvements. “Fast is better than slow.” “For the newest version of Google Earth, we’ve […]

10 September 2009
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PlayOnLinux – Install Windows Applications In One Click

PlayOnLinux is a WINE ‘front end’ that allows easy installation of software designed to run on Windows, but in Linux! Unlike other WINE installation software – such as CrossOver – PlayOnLinux is entirely free, and […]

10 September 2009
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PerfectClock Screenlet Lives Up To It’s Name

PerfectClock screenlet is a Linux port of the desktop-clock Windows application. It comes with a bunch of pre-made themes, and tons more are available – from Dynamite shaped clocks to binary style ones. PerfectClock is […]

9 September 2009
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XMind – Powerful Yet Simple Mind Mapping

XMind is an OpenSource “brainstorming and mind mapping” application that provides tools for online collaboration, easy sharing and the ability to embed mind maps into blogs or websites with one click. XMind can help create […]

9 September 2009
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Karmic Netbook Remixes: Kubuntu 1, Ubuntu 0

Karmic Koala will see the release of TWO official Netbook Remixes – Ubuntu NBR and Kubuntu NBR. LEt’s take a look at both as of Alpha 5… Ubuntu Karmic Koala Netbook Remix Refined, Stylish and, […]

7 September 2009
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New In Karmic Alpha 5 – Some Slideshows, Some Fixes & An Anaemic Janitor…

Alpha 5 of Ubuntu 9.04 was released to the wild yesterday and brought with it the usual slew of bug fixes, but also a few other odds and sods! A quick bullet-ized run down would […]

3 September 2009
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Install Updated Gnome-Do – Now With Awesome GMail Docklet!

The next version of Gnome-Do will come pre-packaged with several new docklets ” including the GMail docklet pictured above. It sits in your dock and simply informs you of mail via a ‘counter’ and has […]

3 September 2009
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Karmic Koala Alpha 5 Released

The fifth Alpha of Ubuntu 9.10 “Karmic Koala” has been released to the wild! Hoorah! This is the last “minor” Alpha release due, as the User Interface Freeze and the second ” most important ” […]

3 September 2009
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The Best Image Viewers For Ubuntu

Below are a selection of Image Viewers that provide more features than the default application and how they compare against it. Eye Of Gnome ” The Default App Being the “Stock” image viewer in Ubuntu […]

2 September 2009