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Delete Unnecessary / Temporary Files in Linux with BleachBit

BleachBit is a Linux application that allows us to free up disk space, deleting unnecessary files that are either orphaned, temporary files or cookies, internet history, menu entries broken, etc.. and also helps to protect our privacy.

Moonlight 2.0 Preview for Linux is Out

After a loving incubation period, the Moonlight 2.0 preview, an open source implementation of Microsoft's Silverlight for Linux has been released:

Gimp Paint Studio [Gimp Optimized for Drawing and Painting]

Gimp Paint Studio is a package of new tools and additions which provide improved capabilities focused on drawing and painting for Gimp.

gmusicbrowser: A Linux Music Player for Big Libraries (> 10,000 songs)

gmusicbrowser is an open-source jukebox for large collections of mp3/ogg/flac/mpc files, written in perl.

Several Nice Linux Easter Eggs

Although some of this stuff is old, here are some funny Easter eggs I bumped into over time.

In APT
Fire up a terminal and type the following, one command at a time:

Cooliris Now Available on Linux Too

Photo and video enhancer Cooliris has launched an updated version of its browser add-on that brings new features including support for viewing local media, file specific metadata, and a Facebook photo viewer that shows user name tags.

How to Run Aptana Studio on Linux

In case you didn't know, Aptana Studio is a free multi-platform (runs on Linux, Windows and Mac) complete web development environment that combines powerful authoring tools with a collection of online hosting and collaboration services that help you and your team do more.

Cross-platform Backup Utility: fwbackups

fwbackups is a feature-rich user backup program that allows you to backup your documents anytime, anywhere. It is completely free to download and use without any sort of trial or restrictions.

Tutorial: An Introduction to Linux CLI

A shell is a command interpreter which allows the user to interact with the computer. The way things work is simple: the user types in commands, the shell interprets them and performs the tasks it was asked to do, and finally it sends the result to the standard output (which is usually the screen).

12 Popular Audio Players for Linux

Following the series like 14 most popular text editors for Linux or 10 file managers for Linux, next is an overview of the best audio players available in Linux.

10 File Managers for Linux

This is an overview of 10 most popular file managers available for Linux: Nautilus, Dolphin, Thunar, PCManFM, Konqueror, Krusader, Xfe, ROX-Filer, Midnight Commander and Vifm.

14 Most Popular Text Editors for Linux

An overview of 14 most popular text editors for Linux.

Easily Mount ISO Files in Linux on Right Click

This article will explain how to add a script to Nautilus so that you can easly mount and unmount ISO files in most linux distros running Gnome (it needs Nautilus to show the desktop). After a ISO file has been mounted, a shortcut icon will appear on your desktop which you can right click to unmount.

Netlimiter for Linux: pyshaper

pyshaper lets you set bandwidth minimum and maximum limits on several criteria:
* remote host/port, and local host/port (most shaper apps have this)
* pid of locally connected program
* username under which local program is running
* command line and arguments under which local program was launched
* country in which remmote peer resides

20 Great Linux / Unix Terminal Commands (Command-line)

1. Brag about how much free RAM you have on Linux:

free

2. Where is that application I just installed (all directories)

whereis [app]

3. Disk space usage

Gnome 2.26 Released - See what's new

GTK+ 2.16 is the latest release of the GTK+ toolkit, which is at the heart of GNOME. GTK+ 2.16 includes a couple of new features for developers, as well as extensive bug fixing and housecleaning for the upcoming GTK+ 3.0. What's New for Users in Gnome 2.26:

Download RecordMyDesktop 0.3.8.1 .deb (Ubuntu)

RecordMyDesktop is a program that captures audio and video from your desktop (Linux) which you can use to record you screen either just a portion of it or full-screen.

Amarok 2.0 released

After two years of development, Amarok 2 has arrived. This arrival is just the beginning.
This new version brings with it a lot of changes:

The Wonderful Joys Of SCREEN

Ever logged on via SSH to a machine and started a long running process and then realize that you need to shutdown your laptop and take it with you? Ever accidentally get get disconnected from an SSH session and lose hours of work? Ever started a command that's going to take longer than you expected and you want to do some other things while you're waiting?

Exaile 0.2.14 and Exaile 0.3.0a music player - released

0.2.14 has been released! This release includes a lot of bug fixes, and the lastfmradio plugin.

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