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Docky ‘Shortcut Bar’ now Stands Alone

By • Dec 19th, 2009 • Filed under: Linux Tips and Tricks, Open-Source, Ubuntu

Docky an AWN look-alike hits the road all alone. Formerly integrated with GNOME Do, Docky is now an independent application that has maintained many of its goodies like the in-built plug-ins and hopes to bring in more. This application is still at an early alpha level but it’s worth a try as its even very […]

Appetizer: The Open Source Application Launcher for Windows

By • Jun 10th, 2009 • Filed under: Open-Source, Windows

Appetizer is a free open source application launcher for Windows 2000, XP and Vista. Appetizer is highly customizable – it is skin-able, resizeable, with vertically and horizontally display, it supports plugins and keyboard shortcuts – – you can assign a hotkey to hide and show the launcher, for example. Appetizer can be installed or used […]

Cairo-Dock 2.0 – A Unique Style

By • May 12th, 2009 • Filed under: Open-Source, Ubuntu

Cairo-Dock is a highly configurable Mac OS X type of dock, with multiple themes, a smooth and glossy graphical effect; from 3d icons to plane view passing thru 3D view and more.

A Quick look at Prism 1.0 Beta Standalone

By • May 11th, 2009 • Filed under: Open-Source, Web Utilities

What can Prism 1.0 do for you, Ubuntu user? Using Twitter as an example – Twitter already has many desktop clients like Twitux, Twidge – a command-line Twitter client; Now add Prism to that long list.

Mozilla Labs Launches Prism 1.0 beta With New WebSite

By • May 9th, 2009 • Filed under: Browsers, Firefox, Open-Source, Web Utilities

Mozilla Lab has released the beta of Prism 1.0 . Prism, popularly known as theĀ  Web Application Launcher is an open source, cross-platform, stripped down browser that lets users pull-out web applications out of their browser and run them directly from their desktop. Prism 1.0 beta, that comes with exciting new features, is a result […]