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GNOME Tweak Tool Review - More Powerful than You Can Imagine

GNOME Tweak Tool is a powerful application for the GNOME-powered Linux distributions, and it's too often overlooked. Up until a few Ubuntu versions ago, the GNOME Tweak Tool was one of the best tools for the job, but Canonical went a different way, and the application no longer worked properly. The GNOME devs didn't really care and continued to improve...

GNOME Maps Review - A GNOME App That Could Do Much More

GNOME Maps is a rather new application in the GNOME stack that doesn't do a lot but is really promising. Here is a quick look at the latest stable edition. If you’ve ever used GNOME, you already know most of the applications that are usually integrated in most distros with this desktop environment, or so you think so. The thing is that the GNOME stack...

Celestia Review - Free and Powerful Universe Simulation

Celestia is a famous space simulation that's been around for many years. It's one of the best free tools available and it can be used by beginners and experts alike. Linux operating systems are used by scientists, and one of this aspect’s consequences is that many of their tools are available for free. It's true that many of the applications used all...

Dropbox for Linux Review - The Best, but the Only One

Dropbox is arguably one of the most used cloud storage solutions on the Linux platform, but that's true only because there isn't much competition. Here is a closer look at the Dropbox client for Linux users. A few years ago there used to be several storage solutions for Linux users, but the number of such services also providing Linux support has been...

Skype for Linux - A Good Microsoft App for Linux

Skype for Linux is a video chat and voice call application made by Microsoft that happens to have a Linux build as well. Let's take a closer look at what Microsoft is doing for Linux users. Believe it or not, but Skype for Linux has been around for more than a decade. This means that it was launched at a time when Linux and Windows were fighting tooth...

Gis Weather Review - Weather for Your Desktop

Gis Weather is a customizable weather widget available for numerous Linux distros. It's not all that well known, but it's a great tool nonetheless. Various Linux distributions have all kinds of apps and indicators that can provide users with weather reports although the number of reliable applications of this kind has diminished over time. One of the...

gThumb Review - An Underrated Image Viewer

gThumb is an image viewer and organizer available in the GNOME stack and it has been around for quite a long time. Let us now take a closer look at this really interesting application that deserves more attention than it currently receives. There are numerous applications on the Linux platform that can do similar things, but the truth is very few people...

Shotwell Review - An Almost Invisible and Useful Application

Shotwell is an image viewer and photo manager that's implemented by default in a number of distros, including Ubuntu. It's more versatile than people give it credit for, so we'll try to see what some of the cool things you can do with it are. Shotwell has been around for a long time, and most people don't even notice it anymore. It's doing its job...

Clementine Review - One of the Best Music Players on Linux

There are a billion music players on the Linux platform and it's getting difficult to find a really good one that can bring something new. Fortunately, Clementine comes to the rescue. The biggest problem of music players on the Linux platform is that they look very much alike, and they don't stand out. Just a few windows panes with various info about...

MKV Extractor Qt Review - A Simple Tool for Your MKV Needs

MKV Extractor Qt is yet another tool that helps users manage MKV video files, and it has this function and this function only. The MKV container is becoming a lot more prominent in the industry, which is causing some problems to the community. This is only a container, and in theory, it should work on any systems and in any conditions, but that’s not...

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