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Random Wallpaper Gnome Extension Changes Your Desktop Background With Images From Online Sources

Random Wallpaper is an extension for Gnome Shell that can automatically fetch wallpapers from a multitude of online sources and set it as your desktop background.

Get 2018 FIFA World Cup Fixtures And Standings From The Command Line

The 2018 FIFA World Cup is an international men football (soccer) tournament currently taking place in Russia. If you're looking for a way to easily get a list of fixtures or standing from the command line, either because you spend most of your time working in a console, or for usage in scripts or other apps (like Conky), give wowcup a try.

Browse Wikipedia Offline With WebArchives For Linux

WebArchives is a web archive reader for Linux desktops which provides the ability to browse articles offline from websites such as Wikipedia or Wikisource, in multiple languages.

Open Source Web Design Editor Brackets 1.13 Released

Brackets is a free, open source editor focused on web development / design, created by Adobe. The editor is available on Mac, Windows and Linux, and what makes it special is its live HTML, CSS and JS editing / preview.

The latest Brackets 1.13 release brings new features, like the ability to opening remote files, drag and drop support for the FileTreeFiew, an option to automatically update Brackets, and bug fixes.

System-Wide PulseAudio Effects Software PulseEffects Update Includes Configurable Number Of Equalizer Bands

PulseEffects, the audio effects tool for PulseAudio, was updated to version 4.0 recently, with subsequent bug-fix releases to version 4.0.4, introducing new features like an option to change the number of its PulseAudio equalizer bands, or use a custom color for the spectrum, among others.

Winepak Is A Flatpak Repository For Windows (Wine) Games And Applications

Winepak is a Flatpak repository for Microsoft Windows applications bundled with Wine. Its aim is to "make installing and running [Windows / Wine] applications Just Work", by packaging the Windows application as well as the runtimes required to run it under Linux (Wine, etc.).

Cryptomator Secures Your Cloud Storage Data (Open Source, Multi-Platform Client-Side Encryption Tool)

Cryptomator is a free and open source software tool that provides client-side encryption for your cloud storage files, available for Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS and Android.

The tool, which is very easy to use, supports any cloud storage provider that synchronizes with a local directory, so it works with Dropbox, Google Drive (Google Backup and Sync or whatever Google calls it nowadays), OneDrive, ownCloud, Nextcloud, MEGA, and so on.

Timekpr Revived: Easy To Use Parental Control Software For Ubuntu

If you're looking for an easy to use tool with a graphical user interface for parental controls for Ubuntu, I recommend giving Timekpr Revived a try. Using Timekpr Revived, you can control the computer usage for certain user accounts by setting some predefined access rules. Timekpr Revived is a fork of the old Timkpr application, which was initially updated with Ubuntu Unity support, but later received many other improvements, including porting the UI to GTK3, support for newer Ubuntu versions, and so on.

LinuxForums.org Hack Exposes 276,000 User Accounts

If you have a LinuxForums.org account, it's recommended you change the password and use a new, unique, random-generated password instead.

Read Ebooks Quicker With This Spritz-Like Fast Reading Command Line Software

Uniread aims at improving your reading speed by using a Spritz-like technique for fast reading. The application uses Node.js, runs on the command line, and it currently supports the EPUB ebook file format.

Free Video Editing Software Avidemux Is Now Available On Flathub

Avidemux, a popular free video editor, is now available on Flathub, making the latest version easy to install on most Linux distributions.

How To Change Gnome Shell Notifications Position

  • Linux Uprising; By Logix (Posted by logix on Jun 3, 2018 4:55 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: GNOME
Looking for a way to change the notification bubbles position in Gnome Shell? The easiest way to do this is probably using the Panel OSD extension [...].

Use Custom Themes For Qt Applications On #Linux With Kvantum

To be able to choose the theme Qt applications are using on your Linux system, tweak some settings, and have an overall better integration with Gnome / Gtk, you can give Kvantum a try. This is a SVG-based theme engine for both Qt4 and Qt5, KDE and LXQt. Using it, you'll not only be able to theme Qt4 and Qt5 software to match your current Gtk theme almost entirely (as long as your current Gtk theme has a Kvantum theme available), but also configure some Qt theme-related settings.

How To Add A Show Desktop Icon To Ubuntu Dock / Dash To Dock

If you're a Gnome Shell user and you're missing having a Show Desktop icon on your dock to quickly show / hide all open windows, here's a script to achieve this with the Ubuntu Dock, Dash to Dock, or any dock you may be using.

A Quick Look At What's Coming To KDE Connect

It looks like a fully featured interface for sending SMS messages (with the full conversation history and a proper contact list) an a new plugin to cast on a KDE COnnect powered display are coming to KDE Connect.

KDE Connect is a project that helps integrating Android devices with Linux desktops, allowing you to receive phone notifications on your Linux desktop, easily transfer files between Android devices and a desktop, use your phone as a desktop remote control, synchronize the clipboard across devices, and more.

Command Line Chromecast Player CATT Gets Support For Subtitles And Website Casting

CATT, or Cast All The Things, a command line tool to send videos from many online sources as well as local files to your Chromecast, was updated to version 0.7.0, getting 2 major new features: cast file with local or remote subtitles, and cast a website to Chromecast.

Pidgin / Libpurple SkypeWeb Plugin Sees New Stable Release

SkypeWeb is a plugin that allows using Skype in Pidgin / libpurple chat clients. The plugin can be used to send instant messages and participate in group chats, but it does not yet support voice / video calling.

How To Permanently Change The MAC Address On Linux

  • Linux Uprising; By Logix (Posted by logix on May 25, 2018 2:16 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
This article explains how to permanently change / spoof the MAC addresses of network interfaces. For this purpose, we'll use Macchanger, an utility for manipulating MAC addresses, for which we'll create a systemd unit to start it automatically on boot.

Bitwarden Password Manager Adds Command Line Vault

Bitwarden, the secure, open source password manager we talked about recently, added a command line tool to its list of apps you can use to access your passwords. Bitwarden CLI is currently in public beta testing, and according to its documentation, it includes all the features available in other Bitwarden client applications, like the desktop or browser extension.

How To Add A Dynamic Trash Icon To Ubuntu Dock (Gnome Shell)

Gnome Shell doesn't offer an option to add a trash icon to its Dash. Dock extensions like Ubuntu Dock, Dock to Panel or Dash to Panel don't come with options for this either, so Kerry, an Ubuntu Forums user, created a script that makes it possible to add a dynamic Trash icon to the Ubuntu Dock (Gnome Shell).

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