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How To Run Tribler 5.3.x From SVN In Ubuntu [Decentralized BitTorrent Client]

Tribler is a decentralized, EU-funded BitTorrent client. That means that you can search for torrents from the peers themselves so you do not have to use external servers.

Videoporama 0.8.1 Released, Now Better Than Ever! [Application To Create Video From Pictures]

Videoporama is an application you can use to create video presentations from pictures that runs on Linux and Windows. It comes with various transition effects, option to add sound to the video, many different presets and uses mplayer for previewing the slideshow before processing it.

Evernote For Linux: Nevernote

Evernote is an service/application you can use to store notes, images and all kind of information (like audio, handwritten or video notes) for retrieving later.

Live CD To Fix / Restore Grub (And Grub2) Or Force Filesystem Check: Rescatux

There are many ways Grub can get broken: installing Windows, messing around with Grub configuration files or just a faulty update. Luckily, there are also quite a few ways to restore Grub. Such a tool is Rescatux, an really easy to use Live CD that fixes the Grub in seconds.

 

OpenShot Video Editor 1.3.0 Released With New Default Theme, Upload To YouTube Or Vimeo, New 3D Animations

OpenShot, the application that you've voted as the best Linux video editor a while back reached version 1.3.0 today.

 

OpenShot 1.3.0 comes with a new user interface called "Fresh" and finally adds something many of you have requested: stock icons support. The new version also lets you easily upload videos to YouTube or Vimeo:

 

Audacious 2.4.3 Available In The WebUpd8 PPA

Audacious is a lightweight music player for Linux (but it seems version 2.5 will work on Windows too) that comes with two interfaces: a GTK interface and a Winamp 2.x-like interface that supports Winamp skins:

DockBarX Applet 0.43 Released With Helpers, Media Buttons

Assign Actions To Multi-Touch Trackpad Gestures With Touchegg

Touchégg is a multi-touch gesture recognizer for Linux (released under GPL) that allows you to associate actions to multi-touch gestures. It can be used to assign gestures to actions like maximize or minimize windows, resize windows, show the desktop, emulate all mouse functions and more.

Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal Alpha 2, Released [Screenshots And Video]

Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal alpha 2 has just been released and as usual, we'll do a recap of all the new features since alpha 1.

XFCE 4.8 Ubuntu 10.04 And 10.10 PPAs

XFCE 4.8 was released about two weeks ago, bringing GVFS support for Thunar (so it can now browse remote shares using FTP, Windows Shares, WebDav and SSH), XFCE panel improvements and more.

Gnome Shell Daily Build (January 24th, 2011) Video

As requested by many of our readers, here is a video showing the latest GNOME Shell daily build (as of January 24th, 2011). There have been many changes to Gnome Shell since our last video, including the overview relayout (which is default for some time), notification changes, side-by-side tiling as well a functional notification area and many other changes.

How To Install Unity 2D (Qt) In Ubuntu From A PPA

2D Unity To Be Available As An Option In Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal [Screenshots]

"Does Natty's Unity require proprietary graphics card drivers?" was a question posted on AskUbuntu and who better to answer this question then Mark Suttleworth himself (who apparently is quite an active AskUbuntu user)?

Ubuntu Tweak 0.5.10 Detects And Disables Broken Software Sources

Ubuntu Tweak 0.5.10 was released today bringing mostly bug-fixes but also 2 new features:

 

- Automatically disable broken software sources

 

When you start Ubuntu Tweak, it disables broken software sources (PPAs, etc.) and notify the user to make it easy to fix:

Set Up Hot Corners For The Compiz Grid Plugin Using A Script

I've recently seen a screencast by gotbletu about setting up hot corners for the Compiz Grid plugin which is not hard to set up but it requires a lot of copying and pasting so I though I'd make a script to do everything automatically so to achieve exactly what you see in the video, all you have to do is run the script I've created.

 

Find Duplicate Songs In Your Music Collection With dupeGuru Music Edition

dupeGuru Music Edition is an application to find duplicate songs in your music collection by scanning the filenames or tags. It is available for Windows, Mac OSX and Linux.

Install Speed Dreams 2.0 Alpha 2 In Ubuntu, Now With Multiplayer Support And Much More

Speed Dreams is an open source, multi platform (works on Windows and Linux) motorsport simulator. It's a TORCS fork that adds new features, cars, tracks and AI opponents and so on.

Install LibreOffice In Ubuntu From A Launchpad PPA

LibreOffice finally got a PPA so it's now a lot easier to install and stay up to date with the latest LibreOffice versions.

Boomerang: Start The New Year With A Simple, Clean And Lightweight GTK Theme

WebUpd8 reader Ghogaru has sent us a tip about a simple, clean and lightweight GTK theme he created called Boomerang.

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