Oomox – Generate Color Variants of Numix GTK2/GTK3 Themes

Oomox is a GUI tool with which you can generate several color variations of Numix (GTK2 / GTK3) themes , as well as Gnome-Colors and Archdroid icon themes. It ships with support for GNOME, Unity, Xfce4 and Openbox desktop environments, and a plethora of built-in presets which can be customized further. It is virtually the easiest way to […]

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Gratipay – Help Companies and Others Pay for Open Source Projects

I don’t know if you have heard of Patreon  before because we are about to introduce you to a Patreon-type service for open source projects – Gratipay. Gratipay  is an open source startup founded with the purpose of providing project supporters with an avenue to financially help open source projects. You can find a long list […]

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QupZilla – An Educational Lightweight Qt Web Browser

QupZilla  is a cross-platform lightweight and fast QtWebEngine browser that originally started only for educational purposes but has since grown to be rich in features and support. It comprises of all the functions you would expect in a standard browser including support for tabs, bookmarks, history, and a built-in AdBlock plugin. QupZilla was initially written in […]

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Kalendar – A Minimal Calendar App for Efficient Time Management

Kalendar is a cross-platform Gregorian calendar application with a focus on simplicity, ease of use, and KDE desktop. It is written in C++ and has its GUI built with the Qt5 library. The project was started from scratch by echo-devim who after being inspired by gnome-calendar, aims to keep the app simple in order to avoid “annoying dependencies (so you […]

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mtPaint – A Lightweight Paint Software for Digital Photos

mtPaint is an open source paint application for both Linux and Windows developed for the purpose of creating and manipulating pixel images. It was developed from scratch by Mark Tyler and maintained by Dmitry Groshev. If you hadn’t heard about it prior to reading this article it is probably because before its latest update in June […]

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Fedora Media Writer – A Necessary Tool for the Fedora User

Suppose that you have decided that you want to give the new Fedora release a try. You download the ISO and then you have to pick a method of putting that ISO on a thumb drive. You could choose to use the dd command or you could pick from a series of applications. However, with […]

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Rapid Photo Download – Import Photos and Videos Reliably and Efficiently

Rapid Photo Download (RPD) is an image downloader with which you can rapidly import photos and videos from a connected smartphone and or camera into your workstation. The statement on the app’s website reads that its goal is to be the best photo and video downloader for the Linux Desktop. It has a simple and intuitive GUI […]

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Rainlendar – A Customizable Calendar App for Linux

Rainlendar  is an open source calendar application with a focus on keeping your tasks and events visibly organized on your desktop without being any hindrance to your workflow. Features in Rainlendar Events and Tasks – keep events and tasks in separate list to help keep you organized Alarms – set alarms to remind you of […]

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Write! – No-Distraction Writing App for Your Productivity

There are over 100 different kinds of text editors available on Windows and macOS. There are some alternatives to Microsoft Office for Linux OS , but when it comes to finding a light minimalist text editor, Linux users do not have such a wide variety of choices. Being a professional or an amateur writer, a […]

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