Lightweight Ubuntu Software Center Alternative `AppGrid` Now Available For Ubuntu 12.04, 12.10 and 13.10

AppGrid, the lightweight (but proprietary) Ubuntu Software Center alternative which we covered recently, was updated yesterday and it should now work on Ubuntu 12.04, 12.10 and 13.10. Initially, the application was only available for Ubuntu 13.04.The latest AppGrid also introduces some UI changes, such as:increased spacing in the home screen;the icon overlays have been removed […]

App Grid: New Lightweight Ubuntu Software Center Alternative

App Grid is a new lightweight Ubuntu Software alternative that tries to make application discovery easier by using a grid view which includes app screenshots and ratings.The application is currently only available for Ubuntu 13.04 and it uses a proprietary license.Even though this is the first public release, App Grid already comes with most features […]

Steam For Linux Celebration Sale: Save 50%-80% On All Linux Games

Valve has launched `Steam for Linux Celebration Sale` and all the games available for Linux are now on sale. During this campaign, available only for Linux users, the discount ranges between -50% to -80%.This means that you can get Serious Sam 3 with a -80% discount (5,59 €), Counter Strike: Source with -75% (3,74 €), [...]

Ubuntu GNOME Remix 13.04 Replaces GNOME Packagekit With Ubuntu Software Center

Ubuntu GNOME Remix 12.10 uses GNOME Packagekit (“Software”) as the default package management application, but this will change in Raring Ringtail.A recent update in Ubuntu GNOME 13.04 Raring Ringtail (currently under development) has removed GNOME Packagekit from the default applications, replacing it with Ubuntu Software Center and Ubuntu’s Update Manager.According to a post on a [...]