Cardapio: Simple and Powerful Menu

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I have been a fan of Gnome-Do for a long time. Mac users have been used to having programs just a few keystrokes away with Quicksilver search, and Windows joined the fun with its newly designed start menu in Vista and 7. Cardapio simultaneously simplifies the gnome menu and delivers easy hotkey searching. From Cardapio’s… Read more »

Elegant GNOME Pack: Stylish Theme

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The aptly named Elegant GNOME Pack transforms the Linux desktop into a design experience. The icons are sleek, classy, and easy on the eyes. The wallpaper reads “Great Design isn’t Good Enough”. This pack hits the nail on the head: I want my Linux desktop to look awesome, and I want it to be dead simple… Read more »

MyNotex: Note-taking, plain and simple.

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MyNotex is a cool little program for note taking. I have been searching for a program like this. I would just use Google Notebook, but not all of my classes are in areas with WiFi. I have experimented with many open source note taking applications, but I haven’t been thrilled with them. They usually feel… Read more »

PlayDeb.net: Making Simple Gaming in Linux a Reality

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What is PlayDeb.net? According to their “About Us” page: PlayDeb is an unofficial project with the mission to provide the latest open source and freeware games for the current Ubuntu Linux release, in an easy to install manner. The PlayDeb repository extends the official repositories by providing latest versions and new games. Unlike the official… Read more »

Radio Tray: Simple & Elegant Radio

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I just discovered this simple little radio player this morning, and it has really brought my desktop to life. It is not meant to replace a full-featured media player by any means. Radio Tray has one goal and one goal only: to have a straightforward radio player with minimal interface, making it easy to use. It is… Read more »