Bruce Perens of the Open Source Initiative took a look at MariaDB’s new Business Source License and the effect it would have on Open Source.
Organize your quick notes and code snippets in segregated folders with this open source note taking app for programmers.
If you want simplicity with a nice interface, Mu music player might be a good match.
MariaDB’s history as an Open Source champion may be running into some walls, but those barriers are leading them to untested waters.
Get detailed and the most accurate CPU information in Linux with CoreFreq open source command line utility.
This novel website lets you try your hands on a Linux distribution without installing, in a web browser.
CudaText is a relatively new open source code editor with tons of features. Check it out.
Which Open Source license should I use? Don’t wonder anymore. Open Source licenses explained in this detailed guide. Take a look at Open Source license comparison.
This Open Source software will help you avoid eyes strain while you work long hours on your Linux computer.
We review OnlyOffice Desktop edition for Linux and we have so many positive things to say about it.
A simple, to the point open source video trimmer for Linux, Windows and MacOS.
Here are the best Google Chrome alternative Open Source web browsers for Linux.
Open Source app WMail provides a better Gmail and Google Inbox experience with desktop Linux.
World’s most private chat application Wire is now available in Linux.
FossHub: for all your free and open source software needs. Search and download Free and Open Source software at one place.
The new version of Ardour audio editor brings a number of new features and improvements.
This Open Source alternative to Chrome OS focuses on developers.
Installing and using GNU Khata, a Free and Open Source accounting software.
Looking for a free video editor for Linux? Here are 5 choices for you.
Krita 3.0 released with focus on animation, GUI and speed.
Quickly and easily install Node.js and npm on Ubuntu 16.04.
Orbital Apps bring portability and offline installation capability to Linux applications.
Popular note taking app Simplenote is now available in Linux desktop.
Using Unix commands on Windows is so easy with this free and open source tool.
An unofficial but excellent desktop application for Google Play Music.
Spotify like desktop experience for SoundCloud with this app.
Wolf in sheep’s clothing? Brave aims to control the ads to provide you better web experience.
It takes notes and it looks good. That’s it.
Mixxx 2.0 brings new features to DJ mixing. Installation instructions for Ubuntu included.
The creative team behind Nuvola Player just released version 3.0. Nuvola is an open source application designed “to provide better user experience and desktop integration than common web browsers can offer”. Basically, this application lets you use music streaming services like a native application with a slew of Linux desktop integrations, including multimedia keys, […]
Free and Open Source alternative of Adobe Lightroom for Linux.
Instructions to install Darktable 2.0 included for Ubuntu based Linux distribution.
Installing WordPress Desktop in Linux is as easy as a few clicks.
When we talk of email clients for Linux, generally the name of Thunderbird, Geary and Evolution come to our mind. To challenge the authority of these big players, a new open source email client is entering the market.
Get a retro looking vintage Linux terminal with cool-retro-term.
Usually, I focus on applications that are hassle free and easy to use (read GUI oriented). That’s the reason why I included Go For It to do program in the list of Linux productivity tools. Today, I am going to show you yet another to-do list application that is slightly different than the rest. Mytodo […]
Almost three years after MPlaayer 1.1, the new version of MPlayer has been released last week. MPlayer 1.2 brings up support for many new codecs in this release.
Liferea is a nice, easy to use open source RSS client for Linux. It allows you to easily keep track of various RSS feeds so you can read and quickly sort through your collections of news articles, blog posts, and more, even when you are offline.
Google Hangouts can be installed using this app in desktop Linux. Try it now.
StackEdit is perhaps the most feature rich markdown editor ever. Find out why.
If you watch videos in a language other than your mother tongue, perhaps you know the value of subtitles. If you use DVDs or download movies/videos, it is easy to use subtitles with it. You can in fact search and add subtitles automatically with VLC. But things are not that rosy when it comes to […]
NitroShare allows you to wirelessly and painlessly transfer files between Linux, Windows and OS X. Read and find out how to use it.
Got a messy collection of PDF files? Manage your PDF files in a better way with Great Little Book Shelf, a sleek looking open source application.
In last post, we saw an open source to-do app Go For It!. In a similar article, today we’ll see an open source note taking application Papyrus. Papyrus is a fork of Kaqaz note manager and is built on QT5. It brings a clean, polished user interface and is security focused (as it claims). Emphasizing on […]
How do you manage tasks and remember things in desktop Linux? I preferred using sticky notes in Ubuntu for a long time. But the problem I faced was syncing it with other devices, especially with my smartphone. This is the reason why went on with Google Keep. Now, Google Keep is feature rich app and […]
Looking for best programming editors in Linux? If you ask the old school Linux users, their answer would be Vi, Vim, Emacs, Nano etc. But I am not talking about them. I am going to talk about new age, cutting edge, great looking, sleek and yet powerful, feature rich best open source code editors for […]
Looking for Notepad++ in Linux? Unfortunately, Notepad++ is available for Windows platform only. At work, where I have to use Windows, Notepad++ is my favorite text editor. And at times I miss Notepad++ in Ubuntu. Notepadqq: Notepad++ alternative for Linux I know there are plenty of text editors that can be used as Notepad++ alternative […]
QuiteRSS is a free and open source RSS/Atome reader available for Windows , Linux and Mac. Written in C++/QT, it comes with a number of features. The interface of QuiteRSS reminds me of Lotus Notes mail. You have plenty of RSS displayed in right side pane, which you can group together in labels. Clicking on […]
LaTeX is a document markup language and document preparation system. It is widely used as a standard in universities and academics to write professional scientific papers, thesis and other such documents. In this quick post, we shall see how to use LaTeX in Ubuntu 14.04.
At times we need to search files which contain some particular text or words in them. This often happens if you are a developer or programmer. Now, one can always use Linux commands to find all files containing specific text, but not everyone is command line fan. I have seen excellent programmers that rely on […]