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 […]

Cloud Sync Tool `Seafile` 2.1 Released

Seafile is an open source cloud synchronization and collaboration tool that you can install on your own server. It comes with desktop clients for Linux, Windows and Mac as well as mobile clients for Android and iOS.Seafile features file libraries which can be synchronized separately, wiki module, group discussion module, online rich document / markdown […]

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 […]

Just Moved from Windows, Linux can wear Windows skin for you (GTK + Cinnamon)

Install Windows 7/8 themes and icons in Ubuntu 13.10/13.04/12.10/12.04/Linux Mint 16/15/14/13 and other Ubuntu derivatives (GTK + Cinnamon)If you just moved from Windows or want to move from Windows to Linux and you like Windows interface, so here are themes + icons for your Linux desktop to make it like Windows. This pack has Windows […]

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 […]

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 [...]

BitTorrent Sync Beta Adds File Versioning, Android App [PPA]

BitTorrent Sync, a secure peer-to-peer file synchronization tool available for Linux, Windows, Mac OS X and NAS devices, has entered beta status. The beta release includes various enhancements, including a new file versioning feature called SyncArchive as well as a new Android app. An iOS application is expected to be released soon.The BitTorrent Sync Android app [...]

How To Create A Bootable Windows PE ISO Under Linux

Windows PE (Windows Preinstallation Environment, also known as WinPE) is a lightweight Windows version that runs from memory and can be booted from the network, used to deploy workstations and servers or for system maintenance.Windows PE can may be needed for various reasons, like installing Windows from the network, booting Windows PE from the network [...]

How To Download And Install The Windows 8.1 Fonts In Ubuntu

If for whatever reason you need to use the latest Microsoft Windows 8.1 (or 8) fonts in Ubuntu, here’s how to download and install them.Installing the Windows 8.1 fonts in Ubuntu means you’ll get any new fonts that Microsoft included in the latest Windows Preview (like Segoe UI Black, Segoe UI Emoji and a few [...]

Genymotion: Fast, Easy To Use Android (x86) Emulator With OpenGL Hardware Acceleration Support

Genymotion is a fast Android emulator which comes with pre-configured Android (x86 with OpenGL hardware acceleration) images, great for application testing. The project has evolved from the old AndroidVM and compared to it, Genymotion comes with a new player design, installer and more.According to its developers, “the product is aimed at replacing the Android Emulator [...]

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.WIM is a file-based disk image format developed by Microsoft for Windows Vista and later. The Windows Setup DVD uses such files for the [...]