GIMP 2.8.4 Released, Install It In Ubuntu

GIMP 2.8.4 has been released yesterday, bringing some important bug fixes. This is the stable GIMP branch and no new features will be added in the 2.8.x releases, only bug fixes.Here are the most important changes in GIMP 2.8.4:Better names for the default filters in save and exportMake tool drawing (esp. the brush outline) much [...]

Jailbreak iOS 6.0 And 6.1 Devices Under Linux Using evasi0n

iOS jailbreak tool “evasi0n” allows you to jailbreak any iPhone (including iPhone 5), iPod touch, iPad and iPad mini models running iOS 6.0.x and 6.1, from Windows, Mac and of course, Linux. Jailbreaking iOS devices may not be as popular as it used to be, but it’s still nice to know you can do this from [...]

Minitube 2.0 And Musique 1.2.1 Released, Available In Our Ubuntu PPA

Minitube, a native Youtube client for Linux, Windows and Mac OS X which you can use to play (and download) YouTube videos without Flash, has been updated today and the new version is available in the main WebUpd8 PPA for Ubuntu 12.04, 12.10 and 13.04.The latest Minitube 2.0 adds YouTube categories and “standard feeds”: “Most [...]

Dropbox Uploader Bash Script: Useful For Servers, Raspberry Pi And More

Dropbox Uploader is a bash script you can use to access your Dropbox files from the command line, without having to install the Dropbox client. The script can upload, download, delete, share or list the files available in your Dropbox account.The script is useful in many situations, including: automatic backups, access Dropbox from an ARM [...]

XBMC 12.0 `Frodo` Stable Released. Use It On Ubuntu, Raspberry Pi, Android And More

XBMC Media Center 12.0 “Frodo” has been released today with HD audio, Live TV and PVR support and many other enhancements. Also, the application is now available for Android and Raspberry Pi (although there are no official Raspberry Pi builds provided by XBMC).Here are the new features and improvements in the latest XBMC 12.0 “Frodo”:Support [...]

Sublime Text 3 Beta Available For Download

Sublime Text is probably among the best text/code editors available for Linux, and it’s cross-platform so it works on Windows and Mac OS X too. Sublime Text 2 stable was released about 7 months ago and since then, its developer has been working on a new version: Sublime Text 3. Even though Sublime Text is [...]

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.MyPaint is especially designed to create images from scratch and it’s not intended to be an image manipulation [...]

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.For those not familiar with 0 A.D., this is a historical war and economy game that works on Linux, Windows and Mac OSX. It features great graphics and sound and it has both single-player and multi-player functionality (multi-player [...]

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.The game is very fun, featuring mascots such as Tux, Mozilla, Pidgin, Gimp (Wilber), and others, with more installable via addons (see the Addons menu inside the game) and it can be played with [...]

Foobnix Music Player Gets New Ubuntu PPA

A quick update for our Ubuntu readers using Foobnix: the player has a new PPA, so remove the old one and add ppa:foobnix-team/foobnix-player instead.For those not familiar with Foobnix, this is a very interesting music player available for Linux, Windows, Mac OSX and even Android that comes with a clean design and can play formats [...]

XBMC Media Center 12.0 Beta 1 Released With Raspberry PI And Android Support

XBMC Media Center, a free, open source digital media hub and HTPC (Home theatre PC) software has reached version 12.0 beta 1.  Besides new features and improvements, the latest XBMC 12.0 beta 1 codenamed “Frodo” is now available on some new platforms like Raspberry PI or Android.Here’s what’s new in the latest XBMC 12.0 beta [...]

Clementine Music Player 1.1 Available For Download

Clementine, a cross-platform music player inspired by Amarok 1.4, has reached version 1.1, getting podcast support with gpodder.net integration, modbar support along with other new features.Clementine already had support for quite a few online services, such as Grooveshark, Spotify, Last.fm, Icecast, Jamendo, Magnature and others, and even more were added in the latest Clementine 1.1.: [...]

VirtualBox 4.2.0 Released With Support For Drag’n’drop From Host To Linux Guests, More

After a beta and four release candidates, VirtualBox 4.2.0 (stable) has been released today, bringing support to start VMs during system boot on Linux, experimental support for drag’n’drop from the host to Linux guests, improved Windows 8 support and more.Changes in VirtualBox 4.2.0:Improved Windows 8 support, in particular many 3D-related fixesGUI: VM groupsGUI: expert mode [...]

Cross-Platform RTS Game 0 A.D. Hits Alpha 11

The eleventh alpha version of 0 A.D. has been released by Wildfire Games yesterday. 0 A.D. is an open source, real-time strategy game that works on Linux, Windows and Mac OS X and features excellent graphics and sound but, since it’s in alpha, there are also some missing features like settings, multiplayer matchmaking service and [...]

3 Hidden Features In Firefox 15 You May Want To Enable

Firefox 15, which has been released a few days ago, comes with some cool features disabled by default: native PDF viewer, preferences in tab and click-to-play plugins.These features have been in testing for quite a while, but they are not 100% ready so they aren’t enabled by default and there are no options in the [...]

qBittorrent 3.0.0 Released

qBittorrent is a cross-platform BitTorrent client that comes with an integrated search engine, web interface, sequential download support, bandwidth scheduler, RSS support and other useful features.qBittorrent 3.0.0 was released yesterday, bringing improved performance and various optimizations along with some UI changes and new features:a new torrent addition dialogWebUI: support for adding multiple local torrents at [...]

Use Facebook From The Command Line With fbcmd

fbcmd is a cross-platform tool that lets you use Facebook from the command line. It supports posting a status, uploading photos, creating albums, listing profile information for friends, display events or your stream, share links and lots more.This little utility can be useful for those who want to quickly post a status on Facebook, upload [...]

LibreOffice 3.6 Available For Download

LibreOffice 3.6 has been released today with some interesting new features and improvements, such as a new CorelDRAW importer, improved auto-format function for tables in text documents, SmartArt import support, improved CVS import, PDF export with watermarking and more.Improvements in LibreOffice 3.6:Support for importing Office SmartArt PDF Export with Watermark option Added Word Count to [...]

Download VirtualBox 4.2 Beta 1

Oracle has released VirtualBox 4.2 beta 1 today, which includes some major improvements, like improved Windows 8 support, an expert mode for wizards, experimental support for drag’n’drop from the host to Linux guests and more.Changes in VirtualBox 4.2 beta 1:Improved Windows 8 support, in particular many 3D-related fixesGUI: VM groupsGUI: expert mode for wizardsGUI: allow [...]