Xed Text Editor – A Replacement of Gedit and Pluma

Xed Text Editor – A Replacement of Gedit and Pluma

Xed (XML text EDitor) is a simple text editor with more features than your average editor. It features support for utf-8 to encode edited files, auto indentation, syntax highlighting, printing, and file comparison among others. Xed is extensible using plugins and it even comes straight out of the box with preinstalled plugins to help users edit…

Whatever – A Lightweight Evernote Client for Linux

Whatever – A Lightweight Evernote Client for Linux

It wasn’t too long ago that we brought you a list of the top 6 alternative Evernote clients for Linux since Evernote itself hasn’t deemed it fit to release an official client for our Linux community. Today I stumbled upon an Evernote client app for Linux that aims to bring the complete note-taking experience to…

What Are Snaps? And How Are They Important?

With the upcoming release of Ubuntu 17.04 in April, names like Ubuntu Snaps and Unity 8 have frequently been mentioned. Most developers understand what the fuzz is about, but that’s probably not the case for Linux newbies. So, today, we will briefly touch on what Snaps; are, how they are important, and whether to be…

WebTorrent Desktop: Instant Video Streaming App for Linux Desktop

WebTorrent Desktop: Instant Video Streaming App for Linux Desktop

WebTorrent Desktop is a cross-platform open source torrent client with which you can instantly stream audio and video torrent files without waiting to completely download them. It features a beautiful and modern User Interface, streaming support for videos from Internet Archive, music from Creative Commons, and audiobooks from Librivox, and has the ability to talk…

Vimix – A Flat Material Design GTK Theme for Linux

Vimix – A Flat Material Design GTK Theme for Linux

Vimix is a flat Material Design theme to add to your list of themes with which you can beautify your Linux desktop. It boasts beautifully crafted icons and cool bright colors which give its glossy look and will work smoothly on any desktop environment that supports GTK3 and GTK2 which include Unity, Gnome, Budgie, XFCE, and…

Use Oranchelo Icons Flat to Beautify Your Linux Desktop

Use Oranchelo Icons Flat to Beautify Your Linux Desktop

Oranchelo Icon Flat is a hybrid icon set follows the latest design trends and can arguably go head to head in an eye candy contest with the awesome Numix Icons . It was created by Patryk Goworowski and it is another icon theme we bring you today to beautify your desktop with. Take a look…

Use Bluetooth Tethering to Connect Ubuntu to Android’s WiFi

Use Bluetooth Tethering to Connect Ubuntu to Android’s WiFi

There are those times when for one reason or the other (e.g electricity shortage and expired data plan,) one needs to access the internet urgently to do work especially one that requires a laptop. I, for example, need to be online when I write my articles so I can research properly and sometimes my mobile router…

Ulauncher – An Application Launcher for Linux Desktops

Ulauncher – An Application Launcher for Linux Desktops

ULauncher is an application launcher for Linux written in Python with GTK as a GUI toolkit. It has a minimal design, dependent on a few resources, lightning fast, and will work on virtually all Linux desktops. Reminiscent of Apple’s spotlight search via, cmd + Space use Ctrl + Space to open the app. Features of ULauncher…

Trojitá – A Fast IMAP Email Client for Linux Desktop

Trojitá – A Fast IMAP Email Client for Linux Desktop

Trojitá Email Client is an Open Source email app that is loyal to open standards and modern technologies and because it uses IMAP, you can view and manipulate your messages as if they are stored locally on your devices while they are actually stored on a mail server. Don’t be excited yet, though. Trojitá is not the…

Top 6 Alternative Evernote (Note Taking) Clients for Linux

Top 6 Alternative Evernote (Note Taking) Clients for Linux

It can be said that there are a good number of applications available for Mac and Windows that don’t have a Linux version and one such app is the famous note-taking app, Evernote . As expected, the Open Source community has intervened by providing alternatives to provide the same (or at least similar) services. Today,…