• Cutegram – An Unofficial Telegram Desktop Client

    Do you remember Telegram ? The cross-platform instant messaging that features self-destructing messages, VoIP, and Gifs? It has desktop apps for the 3 most popular platforms but in the open-source community, no one is happy with just one option – thus we have Cutegram. Cutegram is an open-source cross-platform (but unofficial) desktop client for Telegram. It was put together using Qt5, libappindication, QML, libqtelegram, Faenza icons, Twitter and emojis graphic sets AsemanQtTools technologies and it supports all file types just like Telegram. Cutegram Telegram Client The app was developed by Aseman, a non-profit company that created to support and lead the FOSS (Free Open Source Software) projects and research with the goal to provide “free and secure products…

  • devRantron – An Unofficial Desktop Client for devRant Programmers

    devRantron is a free, open-source, and cross-platform (unofficial) desktop client for the famous Dev Rant Android and iOS social media application for programmers, developers, and designers. Before now, devRant was only accessible on the mobile phones, but now users can post complaints and follow up on rants by developers from all around the globe even while working on their desktops and it’s thanks to a group of friends who concluded that devRant was taking too long to deliver a desktop client. Devrant Desktop Client As at the time of writing devRantron has been launched a total of 11324 times: 1200 so far this month and 1 time today. 30% use Linux, 59.4%…

  • Exaile – A Powerful Music Player with Management Capabilities

    Exaile Music Player is a lightweight but powerful python-based music player with music management capabilities. It features an extensive plugin support, the ability to automatically fetch song lyrics and album art, stream online radio, and perform advanced track tagging. Like is the case with Nightingale, most of Exaile Music Player’s functionality is enabled by plugin extensions – which isn’t particularly a bad idea because users maintain the option to include only the functionalities they want present in their music player. Exaile Music Player Features in Exaile Music Player FOSS: Exail Music Player is free to download and use and its code is available on GitHub . Cross-Platform: Enjoy a uniform UI/UX…

  • Fans of “Unity Desktop” Are Working on a New Remix

    In the last year, one of the biggest announcements in the Linux world was Canonical’s discontinuation of the Unity desktop environment. Now, it looks it is coming back. The Situation Thus Far Originally created to improve Ubuntu’s usability on smaller netbook screens, Unity became the default desktop environment on Ubuntu after Canonical had a falling out with the GNOME team. However, after seven years of development, Canonical Founder and CEO Mark Shuttleworth decided to switch from Unity back to GNOME 3. Since that announcement, Unity 7 has been put in maintenance mode. Canonical planned to support Unity until 2021 because that’s when support was scheduled to end for the 16.04…

  • Geary – An Email Client for GNOME Desktop

    Geary is an open source email client developed for reading, finding, and sending emails on the GNOME 3 desktop. With one of its main features being conversations, users can read entire conversations in their inbox without needing to search for and select the individual emails. If you use the GNOME desktop environment then you must know by now that there are more than a handful of email clients you can pick from. This one is particularly designed to integrate excellently with your desktop and system settings while helping you manage your emails and reminders with ease. It features a GNU/Linux-familiar User Interface with toggable sidebars and toolbars, that can be…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • KaOS – A Modern, Beautiful & Lightweight KDE Distribution

    There are a thousand and one distros to choose from if you’re seeking to switch to a new Linux distro but not all OSes are created equal. Not all distros can provide you with a consistent workflow but KaOS can; And if you haven’t used this Operating System before then read on so that I can tell you why. KaOS is a modern, open-source, beautifully designed, QT and KDE-focused Linux distro. It is a rolling release that ships with KDE Plasma as its default Desktop Environment, uses Pacman as its package manager, and has a 3-group structure repository on GitHub. KaOS Desktop KaOS was first released in 2013 as an independent distro,…

  • Kdenlive – An Open Source Non-Linear Video Editor for Pros & Beginners

    Just recently we published on the award-winning OpenShot Video Editor , and before that, FlowBlade , LosslessCut , and Lightworks Video Editors . Today, we bring you another Linux video editor that needs no introduction to editing professionals but will definitely be a good addition to the list for beginners – Kdenlive. Kdenlive stands for KDE Non-Linear Video Editor. It is an open source video editor created in 2003 based on Qt and the KDE Frameworks libraries to answer almost all the needs of professional video editors. It features a customizable User Interface that can be made to have a custom look and feel with themes, plugin support, a title creator, inbuilt audio mixing and…

  • 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…