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CoverGloobus Displays Cover Art, Lyrics And More On Your Desktop

From the same author as Gloobus, the amazing files preview applications which we recently covered, comes yet another great application: CoverGloobus, which is an audio player control

Desktop Art - A Great Rhythmbox Plug-in

The main functions of Desktop Art Rhythmbox plugin (why isn't this default in Rhythmbox, one may wonder...?) is to display covers and information about the current playing song, on your desktop. But hovering the mouse over it, some controls are displayed so you can skip to the next song, etc.

Gimp Save for Web Plugin for Ubuntu (.deb)

Gimp Save for Web plugin allows to find compromise between minimal file size and acceptable quality of image quickly.

Use Twitter in Pidgin (download for Windows, Linux and of course a Ubuntu package)

Previously, the way to connect to Twitter using Pidgin (IM client for yahoo, google talk, msn, etc), was to use a jabber account like google chat, then add Twitter. But Twitter shut down the Jabber service.  So it doesn’t work anymore. But now, Pidgin-microblog can do the trick.

Extending the Gedit Text Editor with Plugins

GNOME’s default text editor, Gedit, includes a powerful plugin system similar to Firefox’s. There are useful plugins available for both programmers and regular users.

Getting Totem’s MythTV plugin to work

One of the new features of Gnome 2.22 is the fact that Totem now has a plugin to access your MythTV programs. I installed the plugin and found myself wondering what to do next. I checked on Google for totem mythtv and didn’t find anything until today when Google finally got around to indexing a forum post about it on the Ubuntu Forums. I followed the directions about editing Gconf and had success!

Install Gnome-Do Plugins

Hopefully you caught yesterday’s post on How To Install Gnome Do. If not, head back and check it out. It’s a really sweet app. As promised yesterday I wanted to outline how to install plugins for Gnome-Do, which really add to the functionality.

How to install Adobe PDF Reader 8.1.1 with Plug-in for Mozilla Firefox in Gutsy Gibbon

Adobe Acrobat was the first software to support Adobe Systems’ Portable Document Format (PDF). It is a family of software, some commercial and some free of charge. The Adobe Acrobat Reader program (now just called Adobe Reader) is available as a no-charge download from Adobe’s web site, and allows the viewing and printing of PDF files.

New plugins in Compiz Fusion

Compiz Fusion team has released 4 new plugins and couple of new features to Compiz Fusion. Here are they:

Flock plugins on Ubuntu

So you just downloaded Flock, fell in love with it and believe this is the browser for you. Previously, you already installed all the preferred plugins for firefox , yet Flock does not see them on Ubuntu? Where are the Flock plugins on ubuntu! Not to worry, just paste this into a terminal window as you see it below:

Liquid Rescale Plug-in: step-by-step

On my last post I wrote about the “Liquid Rescale Plug-in” for Gimp and published an image that I resized. Now I’ll show how to make it step-by-step.

Cool resize plugin for GIMP

Some time ago I saw this post about a super horizontal/vertical resize algorithm which preserves the proportions of what is important on an image. Yesterday I was reading unread posts on Planet Ubuntu when I saw this post of Jorge Bernal where he says that already exists a plugin for GIMP of this algorithm (this is why I love free software).

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