• How to download videos from YouTube to your computer for free

    There are many situations in vivaciousness same to you may dependence to download videos from YouTube. Some users acquire your hands upon this for extra meting out, bitter handsome moments, or recording reactions to viewing. Others just hurt to accumulation taking place more or less a enjoyable amount of charming content nevertheless to be a long vacation, during which there will be no Internet admission. still others deficiency to get upon your own the audio track that accompanies the music video. Regardless of the fiddle with comment on that makes you search for a preserve or software to download videos from YouTube, in most cases, the believer wants to get…

  • MusixMatch – Synchronized Music Lyrics on Your Linux Desktop

    If you are a super music fan then you probably love singing along to tracks and to do that you need to be able to access music lyrics at your beck and call. There is already a bag full of music lyric applications in the open source community but today we inform you about one that I am sure many people have been waiting for. It goes by the name of MusixMatch and it is finally available for Linux! MusixMatch is the most popular platform for searching and sharing music lyrics. According to Wikipedia, it is the largest lyrics platform in the world with a total of 60 million users, 14…

  • OBS Studio – Record and Live Stream Videos from Linux Desktop

    OBS Studio is a free and open source cross-platform app with which you can create video records of your desktop screen and also live stream directly. You can use it to conveniently share your gaming, art, entertainment activities with Twitch.tv, YouTube, Hitbox.tv, DailyMotion, Connectcast.tv, CyberGame.tv, CashPlay.tv along with custom streaming servers free of charge! It comes with many in-house features that allow you to produce professional videos e.g. Studio Mode lets you live preview and adjust your scenes and sources before making them available for public viewing; you can choose to set any combo of hotkeys to start/stop streams or recordings, switch between scenes, mute audio sources, e.t.c. Features in…

  • Cryptomator – An Excellent Encryption Solution for Your Cloud Files

    Cryptomator is an open source client-side encryption software with which you can encrypt the files you save with several cloud services. It is cross-platform (available for Linux, Mac, Windows, and iOS) and has an Android app on the way. Cryptomator works excellently with Google Drive, Dropbox, Mega and other cloud storage services that synchronize with a local directory. And because the encryption is done on the client side, you can rest assured that no unencrypted data is shared with any online service. With Cryptomator, you can create an unlimited number of vaults with unique passwords which will always be secure thanks to its 256-bit keys AES encryption method. Still on…

  • Pass – Manage Your Passwords from Linux Command Line

    I covered some password managers in the past including Buttercup and Enpass , and they were all GUI apps. Today, I introduce to you a password manager that you can use only via your terminal, it’s called Pass. Pass is an open-source command line-based password manager application that implements the Unix philosophy by saving passwords in encrypted GPG files which can be organized in various folder hierarchies, transferred between computers, and manipulated using standard command line file management utilities. Pass, being ultimately a bash script, makes use of some Python and Ruby to carry out tasks like password imports from other managers, for example. It saves your passwords into a .password-store folder hidden in your…

  • MComix – A Versatile GTK+ Comic Book Reader for Linux

    You must already know Peruse by now, a lightweight comic reader for Linux desktops. Another one is Bookworm , which is both an Ebook reader and manager. Today, I introduce to you another cool comic book reader (probably even cooler) and it goes by the name of MComix. MComix is a user-friendly, cross-platform and customizable Ebook reader specifically designed to handle comic books. Being a fork of Comix, it can serve as a generic viewer and also supports a variety of container formats including CB7, CBT, and PDF, among others. Features in MComix FOSS – free to download and use; Open source with its source code available on SourceForge. Comprehensive online…

  • Korembi 2 – A Perfect Desktop and Wallpaper Manager for Linux

    I have written on wallpaper changes before e.g. WeatherDesk and Bing Wallpaper Changer which automatically change your wallpaper based on the weather and Bing’s image of the day respectively; and Desk Changer which will change your wallpaper based on timed intervals. I also wrote on a wallpaper changer that had a good command of parallax effect, Korembi , and today I am pleased to introduce to you its latest and more advanced version, Korembi 2. Komorebi 2  is a beautiful and customizable Linux wallpaper manager that ships with its own set of tweakable background images ranging from parallax backgrounds to gradient wallpapers that can be customized at any time! One of…

  • s-tui – A Terminal UI for Monitoring CPU Temperature and Utilization

    Stress Terminal UI or “s-tui” is a terminal tool designed to make it possible to stress test and monitor your Linux box. It is a TUI (no X server required), showing your CPU temperature utilization frequency and power consumption in a graphical way. Running a stress test on your computer could be useful if you would like to test your cooling solution or to make sure you have a stable overclock. Detecting an overheat is easy with s-tui, when you see a frequency drop. And indication of lost performance is also shown. Stress Terminal UI Under Load Since the tool runs in the terminal, it is possible to use it…

  • Gradio – Find and Listen to Internet Radio Stations on Linux

    If you have been following our posts then you must have come across music players that have the ability to search for and play online radio stations, e.g. Tizonia , Yarock , and Lollypop – to mention a few. there is also Pithos , for Pandora lovers since there isn’t an official Linux client available yet. Today, we introduce to you a stand alone radio application for GNU/Linux primarily for streaming radio services online. It’s called Gradio. Gradio is an open source GTK3 Radio app for finding and listening to online radio stations and it is available as a snap package. It features a User Interface reminiscent of the default…

  • Random Wallpaper – Randomly Set Wallpapers for GNOME 3

    Just a few days ago we dropped an article on Bing Wallpaper Changer ; a GNOME extension which automatically sets your desktop background to Bing’s image of the day. That wallpaper solution seemed to work for everyone but certainly not everyone. And so today, we bring you yet another extension that does a similar thing but with more extensibility; it’s called Random Wallpapers. Random Wallpapers  is an open source extension developed for Gnome 3 to fetches an unlimited number of random wallpapers from multiple online sources and sets them as your desktop background. The extension features a themeable window with a host of options with which you can customize your…