Tribler BitTorrent Client To Become Anonymous, Version 6.3.1 Released

A year after the previous release, a new Tribler version was released recently and it includes new features, bug fixes as well as work towards anonymous streaming (using a built-in Tor-like network).For those not familiar with Tribler, this is an open source, decentralized peer-to-peer client based on the BitTorrent protocol, supported by EU and Dutch […]

Dukto LAN File Transfer Tool Is Easy To Use, Multi-Platform

Dukto R6 is an open source, multi-platform LAN file transfer tool, useful to transfer files form one computer to another without having to worry about configurations, operating systems, clients, servers and so on.Dukto R6 in Ubuntu 14.04Dukto doesn’t require any configuration: simply install it on the machines you want to transfer files from/to, launch the […]

New Command Line YouTube Player And Downloader With Local Playlists Support

youtube-dl is probably the most popular command line YouTube (and not only) downloader for Linux but there’s a new tool that tries to do things a bit differently.pms-youtube (quite an unfortunate name :D) is a new tool which, besides being able to download YouTube videos (either the whole video or just the audio), can also […]

Cross-Platform Android Emulator `Genymotion` 2.1.0 Brings Android 4.4 Support

Genymotion 2.1.0 has been released, the new version bringing some new features as well as support for the latest Android 4.4 KitKat.For those not familiar with Genymotion, this is a fast, cross-platform Android emulator that comes with pre-configured Android (x86 with OpenGL hardware acceleration) images which support multi-touch gestures, Ethernet, emulation widgets for GPS, battery, […]

LibreOffice 4.2 Released With New Monochrome Icon Theme, GNOME 3 Application Menu Integration And More

The Document Foundation has released LibreOffice 4.2 today, which “features a large number of performance and interoperability improvements targeted to users of all kinds, but particularly appealing for power and enterprise users”.The new version brings better interoperability with Microsoft OOXML, a new monochrome icon set (not enabled by default), GNOME 3 Application Menu integration and […]

Remote Desktop Tool `TeamViewer` 9 Available For Download

TeamViewer, the popular software for remote support and online meetings, has reached version 9, receiving Wake-onLAN support, notifications for Computers & Contacts and more.TeamViewer is an application for remote control, desktop sharing, file transfer, online meetings and more, available for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Android and iPhone. The application is free for personal use […]

Android x86 Emulator `Genymotion` 2.0 Released

Genymotion 2.0 has been released with Android 4.3 support as well as new features such as drag&drop to copy files and APKs to the virtual device.Genymotion is a fast, cross-platform Android emulator that comes with pre-configured Android (x86 with OpenGL hardware acceleration) images. The emulator features Ethernet support, multi-touch gestures, emulation widgets for GPS, battery, […]

Install Brackets In Ubuntu Via PPA (Open Source Code Editor For HTML, CSS And JavaScript)

Brackets is an open-source code editor for web design and development built on top of web technologies such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript, available for Linux, Windows and Mac OS X. The application was originally created by Adobe, but is now maintained by the community. Brackets comes with some very interesting features, like a quick […]

Cross-Platform BitTorrent Client `qBittorrent` 3.1.0 Released With Support For Atom Feeds, Other New Features

qBittorrent is a cross-platform BitTorrent client that aims to provide a free software alternative to uTorrent. The application comes with an integrated search engine, web interface, sequential download support, bandwidth scheduler, advanced RSS support with download filters, torrent creation tool, IP filtering and other useful features.qBittorrent 3.1.0 has been released recently, featuring some interesting new […]

VirtualBox 4.3 Released With Multi-Touch And Video Capturing Support, More

Oracle has released VirtualBox 4.3 today with some exiting new features such a new virtual multi-touch USB interface to support touch-based operating systems, video capturing support and more.Probably the most important new feature in the latest VirtualBox 4.3.0 is the addition of a virtual multi-touch USB interface (VM settings > System > Pointing Device: select […]

Clementine 1.2 Released (Amarok 1.4 Inspired Cross-Platform Music Player)

Almost a year after the previous major release, Clementine 1.2 is finally available for download with some interesting new features such as support for playing music from your Box, Dropbox and Ubuntu One account, a new Android app that lets you control Clementine remotely and more.For those not familiar with Clementine, this is a music […]

Sync And Collaboration Tool `SparkleShare` 1.2 Released [Ubuntu PPA]

SparkleShare is an open source cloud collaboration/synchronization tool that uses Git under the hood and can be used with your own Git repository or with services such as BitBucket, GitHub, Gitorious and Plan.io.The application features file synchronization, version control, client side encryption and more and is available for Linux, Windows and Mac OS X. According […]

Free Turn-Based Strargy Game `Freeciv` 2.4.0 Released

Freeciv is a free and open source turn-based strategy game inspired by Sid Meier’s Civilization. The game supports both single-player and multiplayer game modes and is available for Linux, Windows, Mac OS X*, Android and there’s even a HTML5 version you can play using only a web browser.The game supports up to 126 players, AI […]

Cross-Platform Android x86 Emulator `Genymotion` Sees New Release

Genymotion, a fast, cross-platform Android emulator that comes with pre-configured Android (x86 with OpenGL hardware acceleration) images, has been updated recently, getting new features such as multi-touch gestures as well as many bug fixes.Pre-configured virtual devices available with Genymotion: Galaxy Nexus with Android 4.1.1 and 4.2.2, Nexus 7 with Android 4.1.1 and 4.2.2, Galaxy S4 […]

Free RTS Game 0 A.D. Sees New Alpha Release

0 A.D., one of the best free, open source real-time strategy games, has reached alpha 14, codenamed “Naukratis”. The new release features a brand new building type (with models for all factions), exponential armor and realistic health along with other gameplay changes as well as many graphics, sound and user interface improvements.0 A.D. is an […]

Avidemux Video Editor Reaches Version 2.6.5

Avidemux, a cross-platform video editor especially useful for simple tasks like cutting a video, encoding and so on, has recently reached version 2.6.5.The application can be used to apply various filters, transcode videos into many formats, insert (“muxing”) or extract (“demuxing”) audio streams from video files and more.Another interesting feature is its scripting support, for […]

E-book Management App `Calibre` 1.0 Released

Calibre is an open source tool to manage e-books, which features e-book syncing with popular e-book readers, library management and e-book conversion between various formats. The application is available for Linux, Windows and Mac OS X.The latest Calibre 1.0, released recently, features a new cover grid view of the books available in the Calibre library, […]

Tribler BitTorrent Client Sees New Release [Ubuntu PPA]

Tribler is an open source, decentralized peer-to-peer client based on the BitTorrent protocol, available for Linux, Windows and Mac OS X.Like other BitTorrent clients, Tribler features a search box you can use to find content however, the search results come directly from other peers, without using a central server and this makes it immune to [...]

AeroFS Makes Cloudless, Secure File Sync Easy

AeroFS is a private file synchronization tool, somewhat similar to BitTorrent Sync, which synchronizes the data directly between clients, without using a central cloud server. The AeroFS client is available for Linux, Windows, Mac OS X and Android.The tool is free for personal use (1-3 teammates), with unlimited syncing and 1 collaboration folder or, if [...]

Wine 1.6 Released With ~10,000 Changes

After 16 months of development, a new stable Wine version has been released: 1.6, bringing around 10,000 changes, including full support for window transparency, a new Mono package for .NET application support well as a new Mac driver.Among the changes in the latest Wine 1.6 are:Window transparency support, including both color keying and alpha blending [...]