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SimDock: An Easy to Use Gnome Dock and Launcher

By • Jan 24th, 2009 • Filed under: Open-Source, Ubuntu

Whilst Avant Window Navigator counts on it cutting-edge and complex looks, SimDock counts on its simplicity; to-use and to-customize. Written in c++ and wxWidgets, SimDock is just the dock/launcher a simple Gnome desktop needs – no Compiz nor 3D accelerator needed to get it fully functional.

Launchy – The application launcher for Linux and Windows

By • Sep 25th, 2008 • Filed under: Linux Packages, Open-Source, Windows

For Windows/Linux: If you’re a huge Windows/Linux app-user or tester, you certainly know what it takes every time to get to a desired application through the Windows Start Menu(Application Menu in Ubuntu) or via the many desktop icons. Launchy is designed to help you.

Transform Web apps into Desktop apps with the Prism extension for Firefox

By • Mar 12th, 2008 • Filed under: Firefox, Open-Source

Mozilla has released an updated version of prism, the stripped down web launcher. Prism is practically a naked version of Firefox, with no plugins, themes; nothing. With Prism you can launch web applications like Picassa, Facebook or Twitter and websites independently –- just like any desktop application. Whats new; Even though the installation of Prism […]

Getting Awn dock on Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon

By • Mar 11th, 2008 • Filed under: Linux Packages, Open-Source, Ubuntu

Avant Window Navigator (Awn) makes up a custom launcher that looks and acts like Mac OS X Dock. It can be customized to soothe your taste – docking new applications can be done with a simple drag and drop; on Gutsy Gibbon it is enough to drag icons from /usr/share/applications unto the dock. To Install […]

Prism – the Web App Launcher

By • Dec 10th, 2007 • Filed under: Linux Packages, Linux Tips and Tricks

The web application formerly known as Webrunner, now Prism is available as a prototype for download. The Prism prototype provides a cross-platform way to integrate Web applications with the desktop environment by making it possible to launch them as a separate process. Each of your favourite web applications or web site could have a launcher […]