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Linux Unified Kernel Reaches Version 0.2.4

Linux Unified Kernel which I was telling you about a few days ago was recently recently reached version 0.2.4.

TED (Torrent Episode Downloader): Download Your Favourite TV Series Episodes via RSS & Torrents

TED Torrent Episode Downloader is a program that allows you to download the latest episodes of your favorite TV series thanks to a perfect combination of RSS and BitTorrent technology.

Pyjama for Linux: Listen to Free Music

"Python Jamendo Audio" or Pyjama is a python / GTK audio streaming application, which is thought to bring the free Jamendo - music on your PC. You can browse through artists and albums, mark your favorite songs and create playlists.

Limit CPU Usage By Process [Linux]

cpulimit is a simple program that attempts to limit the cpu usage of a process (expressed in percentage, not in cpu time). This is useful to control batch jobs, when you don't want them to eat too much cpu. It does not act on the nice value or other scheduling priority stuff, but on the real cpu usage.

A Great Multi-Platform Music Management Application: Jajuk

Jajuk is a very comprehensive and feature rich Open Source music management software written in Java. The software program is therefore available for Windows, Linux and Apple Macintosh computer systems.

Guayadeque: A Lightweight Linux Audio Player

Guayadeque is a lightweight audio player for Linux that is still in beta but one of it's best features is that it works really well with a large music database. Among other features: it can fetch covers, lyrics and last.fm artist info from the internet, radio stations and others.

Some screenshots:

Ubuntu - Embed a Terminal into Your Desktop using Compiz [Howto]

I guess you could use a screenlet or something similar to embed a terminal into your desktop, but I want to have it transparent, with no titlebar or border and basically to look like my wallpaper has a terminal. For that, i used Compiz and this is what it looks like:

GnoMenu Brings Eye Candy to the World of the Gnome Menu's

GnoMenu is a consolidated menu for gnome that brings eye candy to the world of the Gnome menu's. Fully functional menu, supports themes, for a composited or non composited desktop. It can emulate the look and feel of the most beautiful menus of most modern desktops, and it can also custom menus, due to its powerful theme XML engine.

Linux Unified Kernel Claims to Allow You To Run Windows Applications Just Like Running a Linux Program

Linux Unified Kernel claims to allow you to run Windows application native under Linux (I haven't tested it yet though).

Monitor System Resources and Processes in Ubuntu with Watsup

watsup is a simple application for Ubuntu that monitors system resources and the processes using those resources and you can also use it to kill a process.f

2 Open-Source Alternatives to Everest (Complete System Information)

The 2 below tools are capable of performing an extensive and detailed analysis of your PC, display information about hardware, software, network configuration, etc. You can do this easly under Windows with Everest but how about Linux? Recently I wanted something similar and found the below 2 applications (I wanted something with a GUI):

Facebook Notify Monitor for Linux

Facebook Notify is a small application which monitors your Facebook profile and notifies you when it changes.

It notifies you when any of the following events occur

* One of your friends changes their status, profile picture, or profile details
* You receive a friend request, event or group invitation

Linux SopCast Player

SopCast Player is designed to be an easy to use Linux GUI front-end for the p2p streaming technology developed by SopCast. SopCast Player features an integrated video player, a channel guide, and bookmarks. Once SopCast Player is installed it simply "just works" with no required configuration.

How to Change The Periodic Disk Check in Ubuntu (fsck)

In Ubuntu (and most Linux distributions), your disks are checked every certain number of times your computer starts (using "fsck", "file system consistency check") to detect errors and correct them. If you're in a hurry, you can press the ESC key to skip this checking process and it will scan the disks the next time you start your computer.

aTunes: Amazing Cross-Platform Audio Player and Manager

aTunes is a full-featured audio player and manager, developed in Java programming language, so it can be executed on different platforms: Windows, Linux and Unix-like systems.

sK1: Open Source Vector Graphics Editor Similar to CorelDRAW or Adobe Illustrator

sK1 is an open source vector graphics editor similar to CorelDRAW, Adobe Illustrator, or Freehand which just had it's first public release a few days ago.

First of all sK1 is oriented for "prepress ready" PostScript & PDF output.

Howto Linux / Ubuntu: Gyachi - Yahoo! Messenger with Webcam, Room Voice Chat, Photo Sharing

Gyachi is a Yahoo! client for Linux operating system that supports almost all of the features you would expect to find on the official Windows Yahoo! client: Voice chat, webcams, faders, 'nicknames', audibles, avatars, display images, and more.

MacOSX-like Dock Menu for KDE: Fancy Tasks [Linux]

Features:
- manages your tasks and launchers;
- tasks filtering, grouping (including manual) and sorting;
- launcher to task transition (icons of launchers with running tasks are hidden);

Clean Your Linux Desktop Using Compiz and a Lightweight File Manager

This little tutorial will explain how to maintain a clean desktop and at the same time have quick access to your data. It makes use of Compiz widget layer and a lightweight File Manager by creating a folder to store all your Desktop icons/files and make it into a widget where you can access it easily.

Fix / Restore GRUB Boot Loader

Unfortunately, maintaining a multi-boot configuration like this can be a pain, especially if you later install an operating system which overwrites the GRUB boot loader you had in place (such as a version of Windows). If your boot loader is overwritten, you could be left with no choice but to boot the most recently installed OS.

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