A lot of people familiar with Tomboy is one of the greatest note applications i have ever used, has a lot of great features help you in many ways. Continue reading
Been a long time for changing Avant window Navigator theme, found really cool collection on deviantart, you will find many themes appropriate for your desktop background and installed themes you have even it was dark theme or bright theme. Continue reading
Opera Mini 5.1 Finally released for android devices even available on the Android market place to download, or you can download it directly from the opera official website.
Coming up with many features with smoother browsing, multitasking, Supported tabs. I believe all these features is we already seen in older version of Opera mobile web browser.
But it’s becoming better To use Opera Mini web browser on your Android Devices now with all these features. Here a quick Video showing main features available on Opera 5.1 at youtube
Download Opera Mini 5.1 HERE
Check the Release announcement and More informations HERE
Default Gnome Menu not Fully customizable with easily Graphical user interface that every user able to make his/her customizations.
For GnoMenu you can simply change themes, icons, main menu Applet button.Also including transparent with background for many themes.
GnoMenu working on many ways for panels, Docks, window managers. For Gnome Desktop you can simply remove main menu applet and add the new applet for GnoMenu. you can also use it on Xfce but you will need to install extra package to be able to run Gnome applets on Xfce panel called Xfapplet.
- Avant Window Navigator AWN dock
- Cairo Dock
Follow This Link and Download Last Stable release.
How To Install GnoMenu
Simply download the package then extract it, go to terminal to the directory you extracted this package to and type
After The installation you will be able to use GnoMenu on AWN Dock, Docky, Cairo Dock, by adding extra applet from the dock preferences ” For more information check the readme file on GnoMenu installation folder.
I tried it on Gnome Panel and works really good and also working on Avant Window Navigator Dock.
You won’t need to tile windows location by yourself any more, with this simple applet you can simply Tile windows in many ways to get best view for active windows. I usually use tile mode to easily compare between to windows and included content inside both, also you can use it to simply drag and drop element from window to another.
You will even like this applet more if you have a huge display with big resolution, in this case you will be able to tile windows on many way without have any problem. cause if you have a small screen you might have problem with tile some windows specially with fixed windows size.
Supporting many Tiling options for dual vertical mode, horizontal mode, quad mode for four windows. and more.
Also This applet working on many window managers and desktops ” Gnome, KDE, and Xfce ”
That Link includes download options for many distributions you can use deb package for Ubuntu, Debian, Linux Mint, and most debian based distributions.
or you can use the source code for other distributions using supported Desktop and window manager.
- For Ubuntu distributions after installing the deb package you can simply add extra applet for gnome Panel.
Also including Here How to install and using X Tile Applet on another Window manager.
That’s it for Now.
Awesome way to control applications, installed operating system, sound recognition text typing without using mouse or keyboard. working on multi platforms, user interface KDE, Qt.
Also including Simon add ons download center support many applications Media centers, Web browser, text editor, Multimedia applications, and utilities application such as Gnome Screenshot tool.
More information Follow the official website Here
Download Simon Speech Recognitions
“source forge” Here
“includeing DEB packages, source code, and other options for different operating systems”
This application really worth to try it, i had a lot of fun specially with multimedia applications and media centers. Tested on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS with KDE Desktop.
That’s it for now.
I am not really big fan of Opera web browser for PC, usually used opera on mobile devices and really love it. but the new release Opera 10.60 comes with many new features foe easily use and customize the look of installed Opera version.
Download Opera 10.60 – pick appropriate package version for your distribution.
1. Visual Tab Menu – Cascade Mode
Simply Drag down the tab menu to easily show small thumbnail for each tab already working. also show thumbnails without enlarging the tab menu you can move the cursor to any tab will show you small thumbnail for it.
Tile mode preferred for me to easily make quick comparison between two web page or more. you will find other options for showing tabs on horizontal, vertical tile mode and cascade mode.
2. Speed Dial
customized Speed dials with background and you can add till 25 speed dial.
3. Synchronize Option
fully synchronize with other installed opera version on other machines and and mobile phones with opera browsers. Also called Opera link.
4. Skins for opera
you will find a really good opera skins collections Here
5. Opera 10.60 become faster
For me it’s quite fast than old versions of opera web browser on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS.
Pros And Cons
For me Opera 10.60 best opera web browser i used so far, and things listed up there are the main pros i noticed on Opera 10.60
Cons: i didn’t like the speed dials a lot cause it’s limited to 25 speed dial max, i usually use more than 25 speed dials on other web browsers like firefox and Google Chrome.
Enjoy it, That’s it for NOW
Here is the second Alpha release for ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat, we already made a quick Review for ubuntu 10.10 Alpha 1, will show here the main enhancement and new features included with Ubuntu 10.10 Alpha 2 and will show a quick comparison between both of them. With Alpha 2 includes last versions of installed Applications, Desktops even for different distributions based on Ubuntu 10.10 ” Gnome, KDE, Xfce ”
Basic Comparison Between Ubuntu 10.10 Alpha 2 and Alpha 1
|Ubuntu 10.10 Alpha 2||Ubuntu 10.10 Alpha 1|
|Gnome||2.31 included updates for Evolutions 2.30||2.31|
|KDE||4.5 RC 1||4.5 Beta 1|
Testing on Virtual Machine ” Vbox “
- Dual Core 2.1 Ghz
- 512 MB of RAM
- 12 MB of Video memory
Magnificent Booting time better than both Ubuntu 10.04 LTS and Ubuntu 10.10 Alpha 1.
Looks the same as Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, and 10.10 Alpha 1 with same installed default themes and backgrounds.
Ubuntu 10.10 Alpha 2 Installations – Crash
10 minutes installation duration really quick, but right after the installation, crashed with some third party or local libraries ” Reported ”
If you are going to test Ubuntu 10.10 Alpha 2, try to report any crashes or bugs. Here how to report bugs you find.
Ubuntu 10.10 Alpha 2 Screenshots:
It’s not recommended to use this release in production machines. Don’t forget to report bugs.
Download And Install Ubuntu 10.10 Alpha 2
Check the Release Notes and Download Options Here
Will add Closer Look for Ubuntu 10.10 soon.
That’s it for Now.
Great tool to get access to main configuration tools, system tool packages also listed in good way to easily access your configurations, Ubuntu Control Center inspired by Mandriva Control Center looks the same to it. Slightly different between Ubuntu and Mandriva control centers for included system configurations tools.
Software Management: fully access to Ubuntu software center to install extra packages recommended to Ubuntu, system updater, Managing software sources to ” add, edit ” more repositories and authentication key files. Computer Janitor for removing unneeded installed packages on the system and free more space for you. adding Ubuntu distribution to USB using startup disk. also upgrading to last development release.
Hardware: Simply listing your hardware specifications in system informations, display configurations, sound, OpenGL 3d performance, mouse, keyboard layout, joystick calibrations for auto detect for new connected devices, and Printer configurations.
Network and Internet: Network manager, sharing files options, Firewall configurations Using graphical user interface Gufw to control opening, closing ports. Ubuntu one, Bluetooth configurations, remote Desktop configurations, and remote desktop viewer.
System: configure boot manager, default running applications, startup applications, customize the boot menu resolutions and locate kernel installed on your system. also getting to administration privileges to nautilus file manager.
Local Disks: get access to Gparted partition manager, disk usage analyzer, disk utilities, and adding backup for your files, and restore files to connected server.
Account Preferences: users groups, modifying profiles, simple visual effect, screensaver, power management configurations, email and instant messaging accounts.
Features listed up there maybe changed according to your installed packages on the system.
Download and Install Ubuntu Control Center
Official website for more informations and Download Options
start the installations with dependableness packages to install first if you don’t have it, then install the main package for UCC, also it’s available with 32 bit, 64 bit packages. Deb files.
Closer look to Ubuntu Control Center UCC Screenshots
Already reviewed GoogleCL on LinuxNOV on this post for how to use GoogleCL without using Graphical User Interface, but in this post will show simple script for GoogleCL also you can get access to blogger, contents, Docs, Picasa, and Youtube.
Download GoogleCL GUI 0.1
Follow This link To download and how to use GoogleCL GUI 0.1
Also check google code for more informations about GoogleCL Project
basically after installation you can add icon launcher with the script location
will show a quick example for using Google Docs on GoogleCL GUI 0.1
After you select the service you want it will ask you to specify the account you want to get access to then drag and drop the link showed up on your Terminal to your browser to grant access to this service on your google account.
Then will show up options for Google Docs to list your documents or edit it, upload new document, delete it, or download documents.
simply select option you want, for example will select upload documents and it will ask you to select document you want to upload.
then it will show you that, the file uploaded successfully.
Thanks to angenoir71
That’s it for now.
Cool Cursors collection for X 11 window system, including animated cursors for different installed applications, some of those cursors will look really good for dark themes, and bright themes, don’t forget to read instruction for each cursors, it might need to be renamed to ” .tar.gz ” and simply drag and drop it on Appearance preferences, go to customize, then to pointer tab to select the new pointer.
3. Defender Black
4. Pulse Glass
5. J.Aroche’s Vienna3
7. XSKH SE
9. J.Aroche’s G.A.