New Entroware Aether Laptop for Linux Powered with Ubuntu

New Entroware Aether Laptop for Linux Powered with Ubuntu

Linux-specific hardware especially laptops have been seeing a rapid growth in the PC industry as of late. It is no secret that well-established manufacturers like Dell amongst others have been stepping up and slapping Ubuntu on models of their desktops and laptops as an optional operating system for their power users. While we have other…

Cerebro – A System-wide Search App for Linux Desktop

Cerebro – A System-wide Search App for Linux Desktop

Cerebro is that Apple’s Spotlight Linux alternative you’ve been searching for. It is an Open Source applet-like application built to be swift and extendable with the use of plugins, which users can create for themselves if they don’t find one that suits their needs among those that are already freely available. As an Electron app, it…

Shotcut – A Cross-Platform Video Editor for Linux

Shotcut – A Cross-Platform Video Editor for Linux

Shotcut is a free, Open Source, cross-platform video editor with a sleek User Interface and support for a broad range of video formats. This latest version is a rewrite by its current lead developer, Dan Dennedy, of the original Shotcut Video Editor which was created in November 2004 by MLT co-founder, Charlie Yates. According to the…

Kodi – An Award-Winning Media Center for Linux

Kodi – An Award-Winning Media Center for Linux

Kodi is one of the best Media Player applications available in the market for free. The award-winning free and Open Source (GPL) software can not only play videos, music, and games but also podcasts and tons of other media files from both local and network storage, as well as from the Internet. The XBMC Foundation…

Flatpak – Makes Software Installation Easy on All Linux Distros

Flatpak – Makes Software Installation Easy on All Linux Distros

Flatpak is a software utility developed by an independent community of Open Source enthusiasts that allows applications to be bundled and ran securely and isolation. Like Snaps, it is an app package compressed together with system-interaction instructions that allow developers to develop, package, install and update applications across multiple Linux distros. The project leader is…

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…

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…

30 Most Influential Books on Programming

30 Most Influential Books on Programming

After various analyses of answers on the Stack Overflow website and also links associated with amazon, the results turned up with a total of 5720 books on programming. Out of those, thirty were chosen as the most influential programming books, that we will highlight each of them in this article. 1. Design Patterns This book…

Battery Monitor – Keep Track of Your Linux Battery Status

Battery Monitor – Keep Track of Your Linux Battery Status

Have you ever been engrossed in work so much so that you forget to check your system battery and it just sleeps on you? Well, all that is a thing of the past now since you know about the lightweight utility app to fix that. We introduce to you the Battery Monitor ; is a…

Taskwarrior – Manage Your TODO List from the Linux Terminal

Taskwarrior – Manage Your TODO List from the Linux Terminal

With so many To-Do list apps filling the market these days it is only fair that a non-GUI app is also created for CLI enthusiasts. Today we bring you a lightweight application you can use right from your Terminal – it’s Taskwarrior . This open-source and cross-platform app will enable you to create and manage…