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Zorin OS 12.4 Core and Ultimate – The Biggest Release Yet

Zorin OS is a material-inspired, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS-based GNU/Linux distro that offers users the ability to customize their desktop in any way they like. It is powered by the long-term supported Linux 4.4 kernel, and ships with the Zorin Desktop 2.0 desktop environment which is a major revamp given that it comes with an advanced

Xonsh – A Python-Powered Shell Language and Command Prompt

Xonsh (pronounced “Konk“,) is a cross-platform, Python-powered, Unix shell language and command prompt designed for the use of experts and novices alike. The Xonsh language is a Python 3.4+ superset and it features additional shell primitives that make it familiar to working from IPython and Bash. Xonsh is easily scriptable and it allows you to mix both

Wallapatta – A Beautiful Markdown Editor with Layout Support

If you have been following our posts then it must be clear to you by now that there is no shortage of note-taking apps in the open-source community and the note-taking app category includes Markdown editors. We have written about a couple already and today, it is with pleasure that we introduce to you such

Vince – A Stylish GTK Theme for Linux

Vince is a beautiful modern GTK theme and it is compatible with all GTK3 and GTK2-based Desktop Environments including Xfce, Mate, Gnome, etc. It has 3 colour variants which are Materia, Materia-dark, and Materia-light and they all feature a minimalist UI with clean design elements and neat animation effects. It is based on the nana-4 Material

Taskbook – Command Line-Based Tasks, Boards, and Notes

Taskbook is a simple, free, open-source, command line-based utility app for creating and managing notes and tasks across multiple boards. It uses a minimal syntax and being security conscious, automically saves all your data to the storage to avoid corruption or sharing with unpermitted parties. By default, the data is stored in JSON file at ~/.taskbook/storage. When

Steam Update Now Runs Windows-Exclusive Games on Linux

Valve has been doing a lot of good work for the Linux community since its announcement of Steam Play – a way for users to access Windows, Mac, and Linux versions of games with a single purchase in 2010 and over 3000 of the added games have Linux support. Read Also: 40 Linux Games That

Semantik – An Open-Source Mind-Mapping App for KDE

Mindmap diagrams are a productive way to visually organize information using hierarchies and relationship links among pieces of the whole. Today, we have a mind-mapping tool ideal for students, teachers, and creative users and it goes by the name of Semantik. Semantik (formerly kdissert) is a mind-mapping KDE software for efficiently creating documents including thesis, presentations,

Recoll – A Full-Text GUI Search Tool for Linux Systems

We wrote on various search tools recently like in 9 Productivity Tools for Linux That Are Worth Your Attention  and FSearch , and readers suggested awesome alternatives. Today, we bring you an app that can find text anywhere in your computer in grand style – Recoll. Recoll is an open-source GUI search utility app with

Qalculate! – An Open-Source Multi-Purpose Calculator

Qalculate!  is a robust cross-platform desktop calculator that is simple to use and equally capable of performing complex math calculations as well as other calculative tasks like percentage calculation and currency conversion. What is awesome about Qalculate! is that it works with a library that features tons of customizable functions which make it excellent at unit conversions,

Okular – A Universal Cross-Platform Document Viewer

If there is one thing the open source community is not short of it is document viewers. We have published articles on a couple of them in the past not excluding Buka , Bookworm , and Easy Ebook Viewer . Today, we introduce to you another document viewer you can use to read ePub ebooks