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Whisker Menu: Fast Application Launcher Featuring Search Function For Xfce

Whisker Menu is an alternative to the Xfce application menu that tries to make finding and launching applications easier.

 

Sublime Text 3 Ubuntu PPA (Now Available To Non-Registered Users)

Sublime Text is a popular text editor somewhat similar to TextMate, available for Linux, Windows and Mac OS X.

Fedora 19 Available For Download

Fedora 19 "Schrödinger's Cat" has been released today, featuring the latest stable GNOME 3.8, a new initial setup and other interesting changes.

Conky Manager: A GUI For Managing Conky Configurations

Conky Manager is a GUI that allows you to easily manage Conky configurations. The latest version - 1.1 -, lets you choose from 7 such configurations / themes.

Slick GTK3 Theme `Numix` Updated With Dark Theme Assets

Numix, a modern, flat GTK3 theme, has recently been updated with dark theme assets, along with other tweaks and fixes. The theme is compatible with GTK 3.6 and 3.8.

Wimlib: ImageX / DISM Alternative To Manipulate WIM Files In Linux [Ubuntu PPA]

Wimlib is a library that allows creating, modifying, extracting and mounting WIM (Windows Imaging Format) files. It comes with a free implementations of ImageX called "wimlib-imagex", available for both Linux and Windows.

Xfce4 Composite Editor: Easily Change Compositor Settings Not Available Via Window Manager Tweaks [Xfce]

Xfce4 Composite Editor is a tool that lets you easily tweak various Xfce window manager compositor settings that are not available in the Window Manager Tweaks settings panel.

Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander Switching To Mir Display Server By Default

The Ubuntu developers have announced today that they plan to deliver Mir display server by default in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander with XMir, an implementation of X running or Mir.

 

How To Install GTK3 With Broadway (HTML5) Backend Enabled In Ubuntu

Starting with version 3.2, GTK+ comes with an experimental "Broadway" backend that allows rendering GTK3 applications in HTML5-capable browsers, so you can run applications remotely, using only a web browser.

Install GIMP 2.8.6 In Ubuntu [PPA]

GIMP 2.8.6 has been released recently, bringing many bug fixes and small enhancements. In this release, the single-window mode has received special attention and some annoyances, like the close button not quitting GIMP or the right docks not keeping their size, have been fixed.

Kubuntu Not Switching To Mir Display Server

Kubuntu won't be switching to Mir / XMir, has announced Jonathan Riddell, the main Kubuntu developer, in a recent blog post.

Portal Game Now Officially Supported On Linux, Exits Beta [Steam]

Portal, the popular first-person puzzle game developed by Valve, has moved out of beta and is now officially supported on Linux.

ffDiaporama 1.6 Released (Tool To Create Movie Clips From Photos and Videos)

ffDiaporama is an application written in Qt, available for Linux and Windows, that allows you mix videos, music, text and photos to create movie clips / slideshows. The application supports adding animations such as zoom, rotation or Ken Burns Effect, add titles (text), annotations and more.

Gufw Firewall 13.10 Released With New Features, Refreshed Layout

Gufw, a firewall that uses UFW (Uncomplicated Firewall) under the hood, has been updated recently, getting a new layout and some important new features.

MediterraneanNight Theme Pack Gets Full Support For GTK 3.8 [PPA]

MediterraneanNight Series, a sleek GTK theme pack that comes with 12 beautiful themes, has been updated recently, getting full support for GTK 3.8.

 

8 of the themes included in the pack support Xfwm4 too:

Slim Wingpanel: Old-Style Floating Wingpanel For elementary OS Luna

When it was first released, Wingpanel, the panel used by default in elementary OS, had a different design, floating above windows instead of using all the space at the top of the screen, saving screen real estate while still providing access to the indicators.

Linux Deepin 12.12 Released With New Desktop Environment, More [Video, Screenshots]

Linux Deepin is a Chinese Linux distribution (English ISO files are available as well) based on Ubuntu, that ships with its own desktop environment and some unique applications, which integrate with the overall Linux Deepin look and feel.

Oracle Releases Java 7 Update 25 (7u25) With 40 Critical Security Updates, Ubuntu PPA Updated

Quick update: Oracle has released Java 7 Update 25 and the new version is available in the WebUpd8 Oracle Java PPA, for Ubuntu and Debian users.

Synapse Indicator: New Search AppIndicator Based On Synapse Launcher

Synapse Indicator is a new, unofficial search indicator created for elementary OS. The application should also work under Unity, the Ubuntu GNOME fallback session or in Cairo Dock.

How To Set Up A Wireless Hotspot (Access Point Mode) That Supports Android In Ubuntu

A wireless hotspot enables a computer to serve as a router over Wi-Fi. Ubuntu lets you easily create a wireless hotspot by using the Network Manager, but it uses an ad hoc network and most Android and Windows Phone devices can't connect to such networks.
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