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Qt4 Music Player `YaRock` 0.9.66 Released With Internet Radio Stream Search, More

YaRock, a Qt4 music player, was updated recently with Internet radio stream search capability along with some other interesting improvements.

Cinnamon 2.2 Released With System Settings Improvements, HiDPI support And More

Cinnamon 2.2 was released today, bringing various improvements to the System Settings, HiDPI/Retina Display support, client side decorations support along with other interesting refinements.

Todo Indicator: Ubuntu AppIndicator For todo.txt

Todo Indicator is a simple AppIndicator that lets you take advantage of the power and simplicity of todo.txt. The AppIndicator displays the list of tasks in the todo.txt file and lets you mark tasks as "done" directly from the indicator.

i7z: Monitor Intel i7, i5 And i3 Frequencies, Multipliers And More Under Linux

i7z is a tool that reports Intel Core i7, i5 and i3 CPU information about Turbo Boost, per core CPU frequencies, multipliers, temperature as well as times spent in the C0/C1/C3/C6/C7 states.

Prevent Your Laptop From Overheating With Thermald And Intel P-State

Linux Thermal Daemon (thermald) is a tool developed by Intel's Open Source Technology Center which monitors and controls the CPU temperature, preventing it from overheating.

Thermald tries to prevent the CPU from overheating without a significant impact on performance by using some specific Intel functions available in the Linux Kernel.

Evernote Linux Client `NixNote` 2 Beta Available For Download

Five months after the last alpha, NixNote 2 beta is finally available for download.

Pipelight 0.2.6 Released With Experimental 64bit Support, 2 New Plugins

Pipelight is a wrapper for Windows NPAPI plugins such as Silverlight, Widevine or Flash (the Windows version) which allows you to use these plugins in native Linux web browsers and thus, use services that aren't officially supported on Linux, such as Netflix (Silverlight), HBO Go (Widevine) and so on.

Transmageddon 1.0, Snappy Player 1.0 Available In PPA [Ubuntu 14.04]

Quick update for Ubuntu 14.04 users: Transmageddon 1.0 and Snappy 1.0, both released recently, are available in the main WebUpd8 PPA.

XBMC 13 Beta 3 Ships with New Features [Ubuntu PPA for XBMC 13 & 14]

XMBC is a home theater application which runs in fullscreen, has a beautiful, modern interface, support for pictures, music and video collections and playlists, television and radio.

Canonical to Shut Down Ubuntu One

Earlier today, Jane Silber, the CEO of Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, announced in an official blog post that the Ubuntu One service will be closed, and those who have subscriptions will have their money refunded.

Krita on Steam - Early Access Now Available

A few days ago I’ve overviewed Calligra, the KDE office suite, which also includes Krita, the powerful image editing tool.

Ubuntu One File Services Shutting Down, Code To Be Released As Open Source

Ubuntu One file services is shutting down. The news was just posted on the Canonical blog, which explains that among the reasons behind this decision is, as expected, the sustainability:

Organize Your TV Shows And Movies With FileBot

FileBot is an open source, cross-platform batch file renaming and organization tool for your movies, TV shows and music which comes with some interesting features such as: automatic subtitles download, fetching episode information via TheTVDB, TVRage and more.

SMPlayer 14.3.0 Released With Experimental Blue-Ray Discs Support

SMPlayer, the popular mplayer/mplayer2 GUI, has reached version 14.3.0, receiving improved fullscreen controls, experimental support for non-protected blu-ray discs and other changes.

Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr Final Beta Available For Download [Video, Screenshots]

Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr LTS final beta is available for download, this being the first and only milestone for Trusty. Read on to find out what's new!

Get Firefox And Phonon-GStreamer To Support H.264 In Ubuntu 14.04

The FFmpeg plugin for GStreamer 0.10 is not available in the official Ubuntu 14.04 repositories and because of this, Firefox doesn't support the H.264 codec.

 

How to Switch Between The New Unity Lockscreen And LightDM In Ubuntu 14.04 [Quick Tip]

Quick tip for Ubuntu 14.04 users: Unity got its own lockscreen a while back and it's used by default but if for some reason you want to switch back to LightDM for screen locking, here's how to do it.

How To Install GNOME 3.12 In Fedora 20 Via Repository

If you're using Fedora 20, there's a repository maintained by Richard Hughes (the GNOME Power manager and PackageKit maintainer, among others) you can use to install the latest GNOME 3.12.

GNOME 3.12 Released - See What`s New [Video, Screenshots]

GNOME 3.12 was released and it includes some important changes such as proper HiDPI support, improved Wayland support, various enhancements for the core GNOME applications as well as 3 new preview applications.
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