Portal, the popular first-person puzzle game developed by Valve, has moved out of beta and is now officially supported on Linux.
ffDiaporama is an application written in Qt, available for Linux and Windows, that allows you mix videos, music, text and photos to create movie clips / slideshows. The application supports adding animations such as zoom, rotation or Ken Burns Effect, add titles (text), annotations and more.
Gufw, a firewall that uses UFW (Uncomplicated Firewall) under the hood, has been updated recently, getting a new layout and some important new features.
Close the curtains, plug in your precision-pointer mouse, and axe your social life: Portal is now officially available for Linux.
VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVD, Audio CD, VCD, and various streaming protocols.
Thousands of free Linux CDs are to be distributed to citizens of a German city in spring of next year.
Munich City Council plan to make Ubuntu discs available as a ‘replacement for Windows XP’ – Microsoft’s 11-year old operating system for which support officially ends in April of next year.
Though the likes of gedit, vim, emacs, and even Eclipse have covered developers’ needs with open source editors and IDEs, Sublime Text – a closed source editor – has gained a massive following since its first release over five years ago.
IRC client Smuxi has been updated and refreshed with a new look.
8 of the themes included in the pack support Xfwm4 too:
Numix-UTouch-Style is icon pack heavily influenced by the Ubuntu touch style, hence the super rounded corners background with the triangles texture on it. The inside of the icon has the symbol itself represented by pure white pictogram.
LibreOffce 4.0.4, the last minor release on the 4.0.x series, has been released for Linux, Windows and Mac OS X.
There’s little in the way of dramatic change. There bug fixes and stability fixes for minor issues; and improvements in the reading and opening of proprietary document formats.
Cool Reader is an e-book viewer.Understands a number of text document formats.Fully customizable palette, text reformatting with any font size, font antialiasing, extra smooth scrolling and a lot of other features turn reading into a pleasure.Read Aloud function saves your eyes.
The Humble Bundle with Android 6 has launched, bringing with it a selection of games for Windows, Mac, Linux and Android.
Last week we held the first meeting of the new Ubuntu Carrier Advisory Group, which helps us figure out how best to shape Ubuntu to meet the needs of the mobile industry.
It was very exciting!
In a survey running until June 24th, users are being invited to share their approach to search with Unity’s designers.
Ever wanted to control the brightness of your multi monitor setup independently but from the same place?
I know some of you reading this do as you’ve previously mailed in and asked if we knew of a solution.
Well, we found one.
The Gnome Encfs Manager (or short GEncfsM) is an easy to use manager and mounter for encfs stashes featuring per-stash configuration, Gnome Keyring support, a tray menu inspired by Cryptkeeper but using the AppIndicator API and lots of unique features.
If you’ve used a recent release of Ubuntu’s Unity desktop then you’ll know that opening apps, files and folders from the Dash requires nothing more than a left-click
But in Ubuntu 13.10 that behaviour has changed. And it’s a little annoying.