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MyPaint 1.1.0 Released With New Color Dialog And Geometry Tools, More

MyPaint, an open source application for digital painters, has reached version 1.1.0, the new version bringing new blending models, new geometry tools like sequence of lines, curved lines and ellipses, a new color dialog and other interesting changes.

Elegance Colors GNOME Shell Theme Gets New Customization Options

Elegance Colors, a GNOME Shell theme that can automatically change its colors based on the current GTK theme or wallpaper, has been updated today with many new customization options.

Ubuntu For Phones Announced Today

The mysterious "so close you can almost touch it" countdown from the ubuntu.com website has just expired, revealing a new operating system for mobile phones: Ubuntu for Phones.
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Steam For Linux Now Available To All Users

Valve has just announced that Steam for Linux (beta) is now available to all Steam users:

How To Properly Mount Android 4.0+ Devices In Ubuntu Using Go-mtpfs

Mounting an Android 4.0+ device in Ubuntu is pretty tricky, but there is a FUSE filesystem called Go-mtpfs, created by a Google employee because "mtpfs was very unstable" for him, which works great. Read on to find out how to use it and easily install it in Ubuntu using a PPA!

Download Steam For Linux Skin Manager (Includes Ambiance And Radiance Skins)

Martin Kozub, who has created the first Ubuntu-like skin for the Steam Linux client, has released a simple Skin Manager for Steam (obviously, for the Linux client) which you can use to install or remove skins.

Download The New KDE SC 4.10 Default Wallpaper

A new default wallpaper, which will be used for the new KDE SC 4.10, was pushed to the KDE GIT repository today:

How To Get A Global Menu In MATE Desktop

MATE GlobalMenu is an applet forked from the old GNOME2 GlobalMenu project, which adds a global menu to the MATE panel.

Raspberry Pi Gets An App Store

Raspberry Pi, the "$25 computer", now has its own app store. Pi Store is available for Raspbian (Debian for Raspberry Pi) and only 23 applications/games are included right now, but the Raspberry Pi folks hope it will get a lot more, as users upload their own content to the store.

Free Cross-Platform RTS Game 0 A.D. Alpha 12 Available For Download

0 A.D, one of the best free, open source real-time strategy (RTS) games, has reached the alpha 12.

How To Install Nemo File Manager In Ubuntu

After forking GNOME Shell (Cinnamon), Mutter (Muffin) and GDM 2.0 (MDM), the Linux Mint team has forked Nautilus and the result is Nemo, a file manager which is now used by default in Linux Mint Cinnamon Edition.

Fun Racing Game SuperTuxKart Hits 0.8 Release

SuperTuxKart (STK), a free, Mario Kart-like arcade racing game available for Linux, Windows and Mac OSX, has been updated to version 0.8.

Linux Google Drive Client Insync Gets Xfce And Mate Desktop Integration

Insync, an unofficial Google Drive Linux client that's available for a wide range of desktop environments has been updated today, getting support for MATE Desktop (Caja) and Xfce (Thunar).

Schedule Alarms Or Reminders Under GNOME Shell With Remindor Shell

Indicator Remindor, an application that can be used to schedule alarms or reminders has been updated to version 12.12, getting some new features and GNOME Shell support.

Nautilus 3.6: How To Clear The Recent Files List (Or Disable It)

Nautilus 3.6 comes with a "Recent" sidebar item (left sidebar: Places > Recent) which displays recently used files: documents, pictures, music, videos and so on.

This is a pretty big privacy issue because there's no option in System Settings (GNOME Control Center) to clear the Nautilus recent files list or to disable it.

What To Expect From Linux Mint 15 (Cinnamon, Nemo Changes)

The Linux Mint roadmap was updated recently, pointing out what to expect in Linux Mint 15 for Cinnamon, Nemo, MDM or Mint Tools.

Batch Lossy JPG And PNG Compression Script Using GraphicsMagick

WebUpd8 reader Bruce Ingalls has created a script for batch lossy compression of jpg and png files. The script is useful if you have a lot of images - e.g., you can run it to compress all the images used by a website, etc.

Audacious Media Player 3.3.3 Available To Install In Ubuntu 12.10 Or 12.04 (PPA)

Audacious is a fast, lightweight music player that focuses on high audio quality. The application comes with a huge list of plugins and with two interfaces: a GTK interface (used by default) and a Winamp 2.x like interface (to which you can switch from the menu: View > Interface > Winamp Classic Interface).

Install SparkleShare 1.0 In Ubuntu (Dropbox-Like File Synchronization Tool)

SparkleShare is an open source file synchronization and collaboration tool somewhat similar to Dropbox, available for Linux, Mac OSX and Windows.

SparkleShare uses GIT version control system and can be used with code hosting services like GitHub, Bitbucket or Gitorious as well as your own server.

Unity Stacks Application `Drawers` Gets New Features

Drawers, an application that can be used to create stacks (drawers) on the Unity Launcher, has been updated to version 12.12.1, getting new features which some of you have requested such as an option to automatically close drawer when focus is lost and more.

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