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Tickr Is An Open-Source RSS News Ticker for Linux Desktops

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Alright, so the app we’re highlighting today isn’t quite the binary version of an old newspaper seller — but it is a great way to have the latest news brought to you, on your desktop.

Tick is a GTK-based news ticker for the Linux desktop that scrolls the latest headlines and article titles from your favourite RSS feeds in horizontal strip that you can place anywhere on your desktop.

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  • Cinnamon 2.6 Officially Released [Video, Screenshots]

    Cinnamon 2.6 was released yesterday, bringing important changes like improved multi-monitor (with multi-panel) support, redesigned and reorganized system settings, a plugin manager for Nemo as well as various other changes which should bring improved responsiveness, load times and CPU usage.

  • Audacious 3.6.2 Brings A Few Interesting Changes

    Audacious is an open-source music player, having the features of a modern music player, including support for audio effects, equalizer, lyrics and plugins, visualization, support for Winamp skins and support for playlists organized in tabs.

  • Shutter vs Hotshots. Which Linux screenshot tool is better?

    Not too long ago I did a short post on the Linux screenshot tool Shutter. While I still find Shutter to be a fantastic screenshot tool, I recently found myself wanting for some additional features. This led me to discover some nice alternative screenshot tools for Linux, namely Hotshots and Kaption. While I found Kaption to be rather nice and easy, I find it lacks the functionality and is a bit too dated (last updated in 2011) to be a realistic replacement for Shutter (It is still worth checking out though, you can find out how to install it here).

  • Cinnamon 2.6 is ready, will be released with Linux Mint 17.2: Linux Wrap

    Clement Lefebvre has taken to the Linux Mint Segfault blog to announce the release of Cinnamon 2.6 (but you won’t get it if you don’t move to the next Linux Mint release.) The biggest part of the release has to be the optimisations made to the system to increase boot times for some users and that reduce the CPU usage by up to a staggering 40%.

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Chromium 44 Beta and Firefox 38.0.5

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Read RSS news feeds with Liferea

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Nowadays, the Internet is all about the Web. Users seem to have forgotten that it's possible to receive updates about anything that is posted on multiple web sites in seconds: this non secret is called RSS. Liferea is a neat, great piece of software that allows you to read RSS feeds and more.

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com/articles/read_rss_news_feeds_liferea

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Brasero Review - Burning CDs Like It's the '90s

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Brasero is an application from the GNOME stack that is used to burn CDs and DVDs or to creates copies from other disks. It's been around for many years, and it's trusted implicitly, but it doesn't hurt if we analyze it a little bit more thoroughly.

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  • Calibre 2.29 Includes Small Improvements Only

    As you may already know, Calibre is an open-source book management software, with many interesting features including e-book conversion, e-book viewer, library to ebook reader synchronization and support for the most popular eBook formats, including: epub, cbz, mobi, fb2. Being multi-platform, the app works on Linux, Windows and Mac OS X.

  • 3 Relatively Unknown Open Source Web Browsers for Linux that Packs the Punch

    Browser wars has been going on for more than a decade now and yet, there are no signs of a let down by any parties involved. In fact, things are only hotting up with the big three competing tooth and nail to become the leader of the pack. But that's not the entire story. A host of niche players are also in the market which are equally good and sometimes even better. Here, we'll discuss 3 superb free and open source web browsers you've probably never heard about.

  • Nemo 2.6 Gets A Plugin Manager, More [`Nemo With Unity Patches` PPA Updated]

    While Nemo 2.6 wasn't officially released yet (Cinnamon 2.6 is currently undergoing testing in the Linux Mint Romeo repository), its source has been available for some time on GitHub.

  • WinFF Review - Convert Any Video File with Ease

    WinFF is a tool that uses FFMPEG to convert any kind of video files by using a large number of presets and a ton of other options. It's been around for a long while, so it's time to take a closer look at it and see how it has endured the passage of time.

  • FusionForge 6.0 final release available

    After 4 release candidates, the FusionForge community is proud to announce the new major Fusionforge 6.0 final release.

  • Wine 1.7.44 Brings Support for Numerous Games

    Wine devs have announced that a new version of their application is out and it comes with some very interesting features, including improved support for the 64-bit platform.

  • Wine 1.7.44 Works On More 64-bit ARM Support

    Wine 1.7.44 is out this morning to end out the month of May for the Wine development community.

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