Tag Archives: Apps

Pithos 1.4 Released with 10-Band Equalizer, More

pithos linux appA new version of Pithos, the open-source Pandora Radio client for Linux desktops, is available to download. Pithos 1.4.0 introduces a number of new plugins that extend its feature set, including a 10-band equalizer, a screensaver/lock screen inhibiter, and a volume normalizer. The app also adds F1 keyboard shortcut for opening the online Pithos wiki; […]

This post, Pithos 1.4 Released with 10-Band Equalizer, More, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Your Desktop Wallpaper Just Got Interesting Again

Desktop wallpaper just got interesting again. Hands up if you recall the animated wallpaper app Komorebi? No? We featured this nifty open-source wallpaper app a couple of times earlier in the year. At the time we praised the app for its slick pseudo-parallax effects and for trying to something a touch more innovative — if a […]

This post, Your Desktop Wallpaper Just Got Interesting Again, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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OpenShot 2.4 Released, Focuses on Stability

A new version of OpenShot, the crash-happy open-source non-linear video editor, is available to download. While the previous couple of releases were big on features the latest release is a “stability-focused release”, says project lead Jonathan Thomas. A few minor fixes elsewhere also slip in, including improved undo/redo history, and a new freeze and zoom menu. But reliability […]

This post, OpenShot 2.4 Released, Focuses on Stability, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Screenshot Tool ‘Shutter’ Gets First Update in Over 2 Years

shutter screenshot toolIt’s been well over two and a half years since feature-rich screenshot tool Shutter was last updated — but a new release is finally here! Shutter’s last release was back in 2014, so this update has been a little overdue. But don’t get too excited; the wait doesn’t mean the app picks up any new features. […]

This post, Screenshot Tool ‘Shutter’ Gets First Update in Over 2 Years, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Upterm is Part Terminal Emulator, Part IDE

upterm on ubuntu 17.10Upterm is billed as a ‘terminal emulator for the 21st century’ — a fairly bold claim. “An IDE in the world of terminals,” claims the Github project page; “Strictly speaking, it’s both a terminal emulator and an interactive shell based on Electron.” I spent some time playing with the app see if it offered anything […]

This post, Upterm is Part Terminal Emulator, Part IDE, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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The Skype Redesign Everyone Hates Is Now Available on Linux

The ‘radical’ redesign of Skype that most of the internet seems to hate is now available on Linux — hurrah! But before you get anxious about upgrading I should say that the redesign is not being forced on you — not yet, anyway! Instead, to try what Microsoft calls “the most expressive Skype ever” on Linux […]

This post, The Skype Redesign Everyone Hates Is Now Available on Linux, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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