Category Archives: Download

Handbrake, GNOME Recipes, Harmony, Lyricfier See Seasonal New Releases

ubuntu apps on a shelfAlthough some of us used the Christmas break to rest up and relax, some software developers used the downtime to polish off and push out new releases of popular apps. Among the applications updated over the Christmas period was open-source video convertor Handbrake, and the tasty new GNOME Recipes app. Handbrake 1.0 Open source video conversion app […]

This post, Handbrake, GNOME Recipes, Harmony, Lyricfier See Seasonal New Releases, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Gradio 5.0 Released with Background Play, Improves Station Discovery

radio appsAn new release of Linux radio app Gradio is now available to download, and from reading its change-log it sounds like an update that’s worth tuning in for. If you haven’t heard about the app before, you’re in for a treat. Gradio lets you find and play public radio stations on Ubuntu. You don’t need to wrestle with .pls or .m3u […]

This post, Gradio 5.0 Released with Background Play, Improves Station Discovery, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Never Miss a Desktop Notification Again With This Indicator

Spotify Notify-OSDHate missing desktop notifications on Ubuntu? Well, with the Recent Notifications indicator you don’t need to. This handy tool collects and collates all desktop notifications you receive, regardless of whether you see them or not. Then, with one click, you can see and action them. For those of you who regularly nip away from the keyboard this […]

This post, Never Miss a Desktop Notification Again With This Indicator, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Linux Mint 18.1 Released

linux mint logoLinux Mint 18.1 has been released and is now available to download.  A long term support release, Linux Mint 18.1 is supported until 2021 and is based on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. The release features updates to core Mint software, some new features, the latest Cinnamon 3.2 desktop release, and other refinements, tweaks and bug fixes. A version […]

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Lyricfier, A Spotify Lyrics App for Your Desktop

 Spotify removed the lyrics function from it’s mobile and desktops apps back in the summer, after a deal with lyrics database Musixmatch hit a bum note and ended.  The streaming service says it is making ‘big improvements’ to its lyrics support and plans to ‘share more updates’ in due course. But that’s cold comfort if you miss the ability click a […]

This post, Lyricfier, A Spotify Lyrics App for Your Desktop, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Heron Animation, Free Stop Motion Software for Linux

heron animation softwareLooking for free stop motion animation software? If so, you’ll definitely want to check out Heron Animation. A free program, Heron Animation lets you take a series of pictures from a connected webcam and assemble each shot into a real moving animation. The tool, which is written in web technologies, pitches itself as ‘perfect for beginners and more experienced animators […]

This post, Heron Animation, Free Stop Motion Software for Linux, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

How To Quickly Find Emoji from the Command Line

emojiWant a quick way to search for emoji on Linux? Sure you do, cos these little pictographic blighters have risen to become a common way to express nuanced sentiment or context within conversations.  To help, try the simply named emoj. This is an open-source command-line tool that’s available for both macOS and Linux. Faster, But Nerdier We’ve written plenty of articles about […]

This post, How To Quickly Find Emoji from the Command Line, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Gluqlo is a Flip Clock Screensaver for Linux

gluqloLooking for a nifty screensaver for Ubuntu? Check out Gluqlo, a Linux version of the popular Fliqlo screensaver for Windows and OS X. Ubuntu no longer bundles a screensavers with the default build. Instead, when you leave your computer idle for a set period Ubuntu blanks the display to conserve power. I personally like having a screensaver running […]

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