Work quickly on text documents with ReText
Jan. 4, 2013, 7:45 p.m. by Roland Taylor

If you're into markdown, or if you just need a really good text editor for managing your blog posts and simple documents, then you need to look no further than ReText. ReText is a simple, but powerful markdown editor, with preview support, and support for exporting to various common formats, as well as wordpress sites via a plugin. ReText is ...

The saviour to those who wants a unity-free world -- UGR
Sept. 21, 2012, 11:47 a.m. by Howard Chan

For my first ever post I will write about news that will certainly please GNOME fans who is using Ubuntu. As we all know, Ubuntu has switched to Unity and some people (mainly in Ubuntu Forums) dislike them. Fortunately they now will get a solution. There has been something known as Ubuntu Gnome Shell Remix, which is available in ...

Review: DoStuff, a todo.txt client for humans
Aug. 20, 2012, 7:18 p.m. by James Gifford

DoStuff is a unusual application - it's simple, and it is based off of a "standard". For those of you who don't know, there is a project called todo.txt, which plans to "Future proof" your todo list by storing it in a file called... todo.txt of all things! A product of the Ubuntu App Showdown, DoStuff is simple. While I ...

Make some Noise!!!
Aug. 13, 2012, 6:06 p.m. by Roland Taylor

Looking for a music player that just does what you ask it to do? Look no further. Noise is what you need, and no, I'm not talking about the chaotic sound your dog is making. It's no secret around here that I've got a bit of love for elementary OS and the applications that come out of their camp. Noise ..., Nice, but ultimately disappointing
Aug. 9, 2012, 3:45 p.m. by Joshua Bell

So I keep hearing people rave about the new replacement for, in the way of, so I thought lets give it a shot. <br/> <br/>The first thing I noticed is how much faster it was then Google's gmail. honestly It isn't a bad effort for Microsoft to try and get back into the email game (which it lead ...

No Encryption? No Dice. Wuala Gets It Right With Secure Cloud Storage
May 1, 2012, 6:24 a.m. by dietrich

I've installed <a href="">Wuala</a> and can recommend it simply because <a href="">Wuala</a> sees privacy as being important from the start -- all your files are encrypted on your 5GB free drive in the cloud. You have an easy to use, fully-operational, Java client for Windows, OSX, and Linux from the start too. That's right, Linux too. No waiting Linux Folks ...

Video tour of 12.04 Beta
April 10, 2012, 12:14 p.m. by James Gifford

A quick walkthrough of Ubuntu 12.04 "Precise Pangolin", by James Gifford. <!--more--> [important]Just a reminder: 12.04 has not been released yet, so if you upgrade, please be careful. Upgrading to the pre-release version of Ubuntu is not recommended, as we frequently state.[/important] <iframe src="" frameborder="0" width="560" height="315"></iframe>

Demo of Unity 5.2 on Ubuntu 12.04 With Dual Monitors
Feb. 7, 2012, 6:32 p.m. by James Gifford

Overall, I love Unity. The new version of Unity, 5.2 on Ubuntu 12.04 Alpha 2 is slicker, faster and better than ever - in fact, I'd say its getting close to converting most Unity unity dislikers. <!--more--> <iframe width="560" height="315" src="" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Decibel 2 Audio player - Pure Awesomeness
Nov. 14, 2011, 11:52 a.m. by Roland Taylor

[caption id="attachment_2194" align="aligncenter" width="477" caption="You know how we do!"]<a href="">[image:Jesus-Or-Bust-Studio-Believer_0102.png]</a>[/caption] <h1><strong>Pump of the volume!</strong></h1> Now, this post is long overdue. I've had it in drafts for a while - but I never got around to writing it, and after using this piece of sweetness one more time, I just had to do it man, I had to do it! [caption ...

Remastersys remastered? Yep. Meet Re-Linux.
Oct. 19, 2011, 9:40 a.m. by Roland Taylor

<em>It had to happen, because... well it had to happen :)!</em> Remastersys hasn't been updated since 2009, so a wonderful guy, named Joel Leclerc, has given a new life to the old project, and create <a href="" target="_blank"><em><strong>Re-Linux</strong></em></a>. Now Re-Linux may not be 100% new to some of you, and you might be yawning and wondering what rock I've been ...

The Ocelot: Insider (Part 1)
Oct. 13, 2011, 2:59 p.m. by Roland Taylor

As promised, we'll be giving you a look inside, if you haven't upgraded, or have upgraded and haven't noticed some of the new stuff, or if you have never used Ubuntu before and this is your first time. In this post, I'll show you one improvement that I think is really amazing. It's LibreOffice, and while I think it could ...

Skrooge 1.0.0! (Financier's app)
Oct. 7, 2011, 9:25 a.m. by Roland Taylor

<span style="color: #808080;"><em>If you're a money managing man or woman and use Linux you've probably found yourself searching long and hard for a good Microsoft Money replacement. Chances are, you eventually settled on one of the popular solutions; WxBanker, Homebank or GNU Cash... or, you found a rare gem - <strong><a href="" target="_blank"><span style="color: #808080;">Skrooge</span></a></strong>.</em></span> Yeah, so it has possibly ...

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