Tag: Open Source

Revisiting Gnome Shell

I've been sticking with Xfce for a few years, but sometimes I take a look at other DEs for fun. I think my favorite DE besides Xfce is MATE - both of them are lightweight, traditional, and customizable. I tried Gnome Shell about two years ago and I dislike it more than Unity. I found … Continue reading Revisiting Gnome Shell

Winamp-like Linux Music Players

When I was little, my Dad bought an used computer from his office. It came with a lot of Flash games, music files, and of course Winamp as the default music player. I remember playing songs and creating playlists, but the main reason I use it was to look at visualizations and changing skins over … Continue reading Winamp-like Linux Music Players

Cross-platform, Offline Note Taking? Use Dropbox (and some other apps).

There are two problems with my favorite note-taking apps, Google Keep and Simplenote: They don't have desktop apps. Web apps are of course available, but it doesn't feel as natural as a desktop app. Simplenote do have a desktop app, but it's not available for 32-bit Linux, and being an Electron app, I think it … Continue reading Cross-platform, Offline Note Taking? Use Dropbox (and some other apps).

Apps I don’t Use Anymore

I checked this blog's stats about once a week, and it's quite surprising that some of my most popular posts are those about apps I don't use anymore. Over the course of 2 years, I've found apps that are better-designed, still actively developed, or have greater functionality. Offline Blog Editors I previously wrote about Zoundry … Continue reading Apps I don’t Use Anymore

Mini-Review#7: AcDisplay (Android)

I recently tried AcDisplay, which, according to the description, is 'a new way to show notifications on Android'. Whenever you have a new notification, it will show you a screen with the current date/time and the notification icons on the bottom. Just like on the default notification bar, you can interact with them and dismiss … Continue reading Mini-Review#7: AcDisplay (Android)