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Linux Stuff

Parlatype is an Ace Audio Transcription App for Linux

Whether you’re a student needing to take notes from a lecture you recorded or a blogger trying to transcribe an audio interview, the following little GNOME app can help. Turning an audio recording into text format is a time-consuming and sometimes tedious affair, with endless stop/starts as you hurriedly attempt to keep pace with the […]

This post, Parlatype is an Ace Audio Transcription App for Linux, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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PulseEffects is a Powerful GTK Audio Effects & Equalizer App for Linux

If you’re on the hunt for an advanced audio equaliser for Ubuntu, you’re definitely going to want to check this app out. It’s called PulseEffects and it’s an equalizer, limiter, reverb, and compressor that works with Pulseaudio, the default sound server in Ubuntu. The app lets you adjust and modify the sound output from any app on a global […]

This post, PulseEffects is a Powerful GTK Audio Effects & Equalizer App for Linux, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Budgie Desktop User? Here’s 5 Applets You Should Be Using

budgie appletsAre you a Budgie desktop user wanting to add a bit more functionality to your nimble, lightweight desktop? Well you can, by adding Budgie applets. Budgie applets are like little souped-up mini-apps that live in your panel. They provide additional features and functionality in an accessible and semi-uniform manner. You likely already have a small […]

This post, Budgie Desktop User? Here’s 5 Applets You Should Be Using, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Curlew is a GTK Media Converter for the GNOME desktop

There are plenty of free multimedia converters for Ubuntu available, with command-line champ FFmpeg arguably the most powerful of them all. But this power comes with a complexity. Using FFMpeg to convert media through the command line can be intimidating and arcane. Which is why FFMpeg frontends are popular. Curlew is a slick GTK3 frontend to FFMpeg designed solely […]

This post, Curlew is a GTK Media Converter for the GNOME desktop, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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ISO Image Writer is a new Qt-based Bootable USB Creator

kde neonLinux enthusiasts on the hunt for a reliable USB image writer will be pleased to hear that a new app is in development. The plainly named ‘ISO Image Writer‘ is a new app by Jonathan Riddell, a prominent KDE developer and project lead of the KDE Neon software stack. The new app, Riddell says, is based […]

This post, ISO Image Writer is a new Qt-based Bootable USB Creator, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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I Finally Found a Way to Cascade Windows in GNOME Shell

Windows 10 (boo, hiss, etc) has a ‘cascade windows’ option that neatly arranges all of your visible windows into a fanned pile. It’s not a ground-breaking feature, nor is it the most useful. But it is a quick way to make your desktop look neat and organised — and that’s handy when you’re a blogger […]

This post, I Finally Found a Way to Cascade Windows in GNOME Shell, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Ring is a Privacy-Focused, Open-Source Skype Alternative

ring linux client on ubuntu desktopIf you’re sick of Skype for Linux’s lack of progress, or rankled by the imminent retirement of the older (but superior) Qt Skype client, there’s a GNU alternative in town called Ring. GNU Ring is a cross-platform, privacy-minded communication app that is fast gaining a following in FOSS and security-conscious circles. Like an open-source alternative to Skype […]

This post, Ring is a Privacy-Focused, Open-Source Skype Alternative, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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LibreOffice Automatic Updater Available to Test on Linux

libreoffice app iconsOpen-source office suite LibreOffice is inching closer to providing automatic updates in-app. Daily builds of LibreOffice for Linux with a new automatic updater built-in are available for testing, LibreOffice developer Markus Mohrhard announced today. Better still, the updater uses delta updates. This means only the bits of the app that have changed are downloads rather than re-downloading […]

This post, LibreOffice Automatic Updater Available to Test on Linux, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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