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Tom’s Top 5 Apps for Ubuntu

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This is a guest post by Tom Slominski, a 15 year old Ubuntu user who ‘loves Linux, open source and web development with a tad of alternative rock sprinkled on top.’

Here Tom runs through his top 5 app picks for Ubuntu.

Polly

Polly is a multi-column Twitter app for which OMG! readers chose a new name for last year. Since then, Polly learned to update your tweets in real time and developer Conscious User is planning add polish to Polly with reduced memory usage, the move to GTK3, better integration into Unity and enhanced customisation options.

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