Tribler, a cross-platform decentralized Bittorrent application, has reached version 6.0.0, getting a redesigned user interface.
If you are using a multi-monitor setup in Ubuntu, here are a few tips which should help you fix some annoyances, like:
Lorenzo, who has developed many useful Ubuntu tools (appindicators, lenses, etc.), has released yet another cool Unity lens with previews support: a Movie Lens.
By default, the Ubuntu NotifyOSD notification bubbles are displayed on only one monitor in multi-monitor setups, which might be useful in some situations, but it doesn't make sense in most cases.
Variety is a wallpaper changer application that works with most desktop environments (KDE, LXDE, Xfce and Unity / GNOME Shell) and, besides being able to change your wallpaper automatically on an interval you set or on demand, the application can automatically download wallpapers from Flickr, Wallbase.cc, Wallpapers.net as well as NASA Astronomy Pi
Ubuntu Tweak, the most popular tool to tweak various Ubuntu settings as well as add third-party sources (PPAs), has reached version 0.8.0, introducing a new feature called "Apps", a combination between the already existing App Center and Source Center features.
Apt-fast is a script that can "drastically improve APT download speed" by using command line download accelerators such as Axel or Aria2 with multiple connections per package.
Indicator Remindor, an Ubuntu appindicator that can be used to schedule reminders or alarms, has been updated to version 12.10.
Indicator Remindor 12.10 comes with a new design for some UI parts like the time, date and command, along with a new option to have a reminder popup dialog window, which you can use to make sure you don't miss any important reminders.
Unity 6.8.0 has been released in the Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal repositories today, along with updated default lenses, bringing many bug fixes as usual, along with an option to disable online results from showing up in Dash.
There are various ways of creating animated GIF images from video files under Linux, but most require cutting the video into images, then combining the images using GIMP or some other tools, but here's an easy way that only requires selecting the video, and optionally, changing the frame rate: Video 2 Gif.
OpenShot, a popular Linux video editor, has reached version 1.4.3 today, the new version bringing new effects, 3D animations, transitions, a new dark theme and more.