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WatchVideo Can Download, Rip, Convert And Play Videos From YouTube And Many Other Video Sharing Websites

WatchVideo is a QT application (but also comes with a command-line version) to play, download, rip or convert (to Ogg) videos from Bliptv, Break, CaracolTV, CineGratis24h, CollegeHumor, Current, Dailymotion, Metacafe, Sapovideos, TheOnion, Vimeo, YouTube, and others.

Pinta 0.5, Released With Clone Stamp Tool, Multiple Image Support And More [PPA]

Pinta is a simplified image editor based on Paint.NET (and thus it uses Mono), designed to serve as an alternative to GIMP for casual users.

Upload Files To Multiple File Sharing Hosts Using Neembuu Uploader

Neembuu Uploader is a batch uploader that allows you to easily upload multiple files (simultaneously) to 6 file sharing hosts: easy-share.com, filedropper.com, filedude.com, hotfile.com, ifile.it and uploadmb.com.

Realtime Sunlight Wallpaper Sets Your Wallpaper To An Image Of Earth's Sunlight/Darkness

Realtime Sunlight Wallpaper is an application which sets your wallpaper to an image of the Earth's sunglight/darkness - updated every 30 minutes. The wallpaper also displays clouds which are updated every 3 hours with the current weather satellite imagery.

Ubuntu 11.04 (Desktop) Will Get The Global Menu (AppMenu) By Default

Script To Watch A Folder And Upload New Images To PicasaWeb

What this script does is check a folder for new images and when you add a new image, it is instantly uploaded to your PicasaWeb account (in an album you set in the script). Note that the script will not upload any images that already exist in that folder.

Install Gnome Subtitles 1.1 (Subtitle Editor) In Ubuntu [PPA]

Gnome Subtitles is a subtitle editor for the GNOME desktop. It supports the most common text-based subtitle formats and allows for subtitle editing, translation and synchronization.

YaRock - A Music Player Designed For Browsing Your Music Collection Based On Album Cover Art

News On The Default Applications In Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal

Today is the last UDS-N day and a session about the default application selection in the upcoming Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal is ongoing. Here's what is being discussed:

- Banshee might be included by default in Ubuntu 11.04 (and thus replace Rhythmbox) if it can be slimmed down to fit on the CD

- Oneconf will be included by default in Ubuntu 11.04.

 

Install And Change Plymouth Themes In Ubuntu Using Zorin Splash Screen Manager

If you want a simple Plymouth manager to easily change, install and remove Plymouth themes, try the the new Zorin Splash Screen Manager.

Interesting Unity Concept For Managing Multiple Desktops [Mockups]

Now that Unity will be used by default in Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal, it's been getting a lot of attention and there are discussions going on about if and how the Global Menu (AppMenu) will behave on the desktop, a better way of managing multiple desktops and many other subjects. One such discussion drew my attention and I though I'd share it with you.

Orta GTK Theme: A Stylish Theme Inspired By Bespin And Elementary

Inspired by the Elementary theme and Bespin, Orta comes with some slick new elements to give your desktop a more polished look. The most interesting elements are the scrollbar - which even though look a like in Elementary, seem more polished -, the Nautilus Elementary breadcrumbs, buttons and the Gedit tabs.

You Can Finally Install Evernote (4) In Linux, Under Wine

Evernote is an application that allows users to collect, sort, tag and annotate notes and other miscellaneous information.

Use Keyboard Shortcuts To Control Spotify Under Wine (Linux)

Spotifycmd is a command line tool (which even though is called "spotify_cmd.exe", is actually a Linux binary) that can control a running instance of Spotify (in Wine).

Compiz 0.9.2 Released With Minimized Live Window Previews, Natural Scale Mode; 0.9.4 News

Compiz 0.9.2 has been released with a lot of bugs fixed but also new features such as:

Video: UDS Natty 11.04 - Mark Shuttleworth's Keynote

Video: UDS Natty 11.04 - Mark Shuttleworth's Keynote

Unity Default Desktop Interface In Ubuntu 11.04, To Use Compiz Instead Of Mutter

The UDS-N (Ubuntu Developer Summit - Natty Narwhal) started today and Mark Shuttleworth already announced that Unity w

Install Miro 3.5 In Ubuntu [Now With Built-In Media Converter]

Miro is a free/open source video player that automates subscribing to feeds of videos that are fetched using Bittorrent and then played in a flexible player that supports practically every format. Miro works on Windows, Linux and Mac OS X.

New SopCast Player PPA Comes With Fixed Packages For Ubuntu 10.10

Roberto @ LFFL created a new SopCast PPA (he already had SopCast packages in a different PPA along with some other packages - for Lucid only) for Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat so you no longer have to manually download .deb files and apply a fix to get Sopcast player to start.

Video: How To Customize Avant Window Navigator - Lucido Style

Because we get a lot of comments asking what's the dock / launcher in some of the screenshots on WebUpd8 and just pointing to Avant Window Navigator is not enough, I though I'd create a video on how to customize the Avant Window Navigator Lucido style:

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