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CherryTree Notes 0.33 Released: What's New, Overview & Ubuntu Installation

CherryTree is a powerful notes-taking application written in Python and GTK, which organizes your notes into so-called nodes and has rich-text markup formatting options, support for tables and images and many other features.

14 Programs in Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr & Recommendations

Note that what follows are default applications that will be available after installing Ubuntu 14.04 from the official Live ISO image. Many more can be fetched and installed from the repositories via the Ubuntu Software Center. Check out this section for a few recommendations of my own.

Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Landed with New Features, Interface Changes [Overview & Screenshots]

For this new Long-Term Support release, major changes have been implemented, not only in Ubuntu, but in its derivatives as well. Trusty will be supported for five years for Ubuntu, Kubuntu and Ubuntu Kylin, while the other flavors using a different desktop environment will be supported as well, if only for three years. These include Xubuntu and Lubuntu.

Xubuntu 14.04 Available For Download [Video, Screenshots]

Xubuntu 14.04, the Xfce Ubuntu flavor, was released today along with the other Ubuntu flavors. Let's take a quick look at what's new.

See What's New In The 14.04 Release Of Lubuntu, Kubuntu And Ubuntu GNOME

All the Ubuntu flavors reached version 14.04 (LTS) today. Below we'll take a quick look at what's new in Lubuntu, Ubuntu GNOME and Kubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr).

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Released, See What`s New [Video, Screenshots]

Ubuntu 14.04 was released today, so let's take a look at the most important new features and changes in this LTS release.

10 Things To Do After Installing Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr To Get A Near Perfect Desktop

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) will be released tomorrow and since many of you will install it as soon as it's released (or maybe you're already using Ubuntu 14.04), here's a list of 10 useful things to do to get a near perfect desktop.

While the tweaks below are targeted at Unity, many of them also work with other Ubuntu flavors like Xubuntu, Kubuntu, Lubuntu or Ubuntu GNOME.

Qt4 Music Player `YaRock` 0.9.66 Released With Internet Radio Stream Search, More

YaRock, a Qt4 music player, was updated recently with Internet radio stream search capability along with some other interesting improvements.

MakuluLinux Interview: Lead Developer Jaque Maymer Talks About Makulu

After looking at the latest edition of MakuluLinux, which comes with MATE 1.8 and looks awesome, we decided to ask Jaque Raymer, the lead developer of Makulu, a few questions regarding this new, customizable distribution which employs a new direction, making it stand out compared to ot

Qt4 Music Player `YaRock` 0.9.66 Released With Internet Radio Stream Search, More

YaRock, a Qt4 music player, was updated recently with Internet radio stream search capability along with some other interesting improvements.

Cinnamon 2.2 Released With System Settings Improvements, HiDPI support And More

Cinnamon 2.2 was released today, bringing various improvements to the System Settings, HiDPI/Retina Display support, client side decorations support along with other interesting refinements.

Todo Indicator: Ubuntu AppIndicator For todo.txt

Todo Indicator is a simple AppIndicator that lets you take advantage of the power and simplicity of todo.txt. The AppIndicator displays the list of tasks in the todo.txt file and lets you mark tasks as "done" directly from the indicator.

MakuluLinux: Awesome Debian-Based Distro Ships with MATE 1.8

MakuluLinux Mate Imperium Edition has been released a few hours ago, and being based on Debian Testing, I took it for a test drive.

10 More Great Free, Open-Source Games

Here is yet another overview of 10 free and open-source games for Linux. These are maybe not the most popular ones, but each definitely has a certain addictive tint to it.

Taking Kubuntu 14.04 for a Spin: What's Up in KDE 4.13?

Kubuntu versions usually ship with a pretty standard set up of KDE, and Trusty makes no exception. You will find the clean, default and usual KDE interface, but fear not, for it is highly configurable and you can practically make it look and behave in any way you like it.

10 Great KDE Games

These are included in the KDE Games package and they can be installed separately by name in any major distribution out there. The official KDE games include mostly board, card or arcade games.

PaintSupreme: Powerful Commercial Image Editor for Linux

PaintSupreme is a powerful image manipulation tool available for Linux, with support for various painting tools, layers and effects, and written using Qt3. The paid version costs $5.99, however a trial version is available for those interested in a commercially supported alternative to Photoshop on Linux.

One Week Until Lubuntu 14.04: Lightweight, LTS, Tidy [Overview & Screenshots]

With Ubuntu 14.04 closing in to the release date, which is set for April 17th, I took Lubuntu for a spin from the daily live ISO image. Lubuntu is the most lightweight distribution in the Ubuntu family (the other one being Xubuntu which uses Xfce), using LXDE (Lightweight X Desktop Environment), as well as a set of applications intended to be low on resources.

5 Programs/Features Embedded in Emacs

Besides from being a powerful development environment, Emacs is cataloged by some as an entire operating system, since it provides many more features. Let’s have a look at some of the features that come with Emacs, which are pretty much programs in their own right, although included in Emacs.

Like Puzzle Games? Have a Look at Enigma

Reviewing a batch of free Linux games the other day, I stumbled upon Enigma, which immediately got my attention because of its simple rules, yet addictive game style. I found Enigma to be a great game, despite the fact that I’m not much into puzzle games.

Free, Open-Source Linux Games Part IV: 5 More

This is the fourth article in a series covering completely free and open-source games available for Linux, usually included in any of the popular distributions.

i7z: Monitor Intel i7, i5 And i3 Frequencies, Multipliers And More Under Linux

i7z is a tool that reports Intel Core i7, i5 and i3 CPU information about Turbo Boost, per core CPU frequencies, multipliers, temperature as well as times spent in the C0/C1/C3/C6/C7 states.

Prevent Your Laptop From Overheating With Thermald And Intel P-State

Linux Thermal Daemon (thermald) is a tool developed by Intel's Open Source Technology Center which monitors and controls the CPU temperature, preventing it from overheating.

Thermald tries to prevent the CPU from overheating without a significant impact on performance by using some specific Intel functions available in the Linux Kernel.

Evernote Linux Client `NixNote` 2 Beta Available For Download

Five months after the last alpha, NixNote 2 beta is finally available for download.

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