Kodi is free and Open-Source Software media player and entertainment hub. Kodi, formerly known as XBMC Release 14.1 'Helix' version not with much new features but many bug fixes. It is a multi-platform software that we can easily use on Ubuntu/Linux Mint and other distros.
FileZilla is free and Open-Source ftp/sftp client with features FTP, SFTP and FTPS (FTP over ssl/TLS). It has a very nice and easy to use user interface.FileZilla 3.10.1 released yesterday with bug fixes and minor changes.
Inkscape similar to Adobe Illustrator, Corel Draw, Freehand, or Xara X is an Open Source, free and uses the W3C SVG file-format as its native file format. The latest stable version is 0.48.5 that was released last year. The app is very nice and easy to use.
Most of Facebook’s announcements at its F8 developer conference this week were iOS-centric, but today, the company also released three new open source tools for Android developers.
The first is a performance segmentation library called Year Class that is meant to help developers quickly figure out what kind of device a user is running.
Samsung’s Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge flagship phones are finally here. They are beautiful phones (unlike the uninspired Galaxy S5). The S6 Edge, with its unique curved screen, is especially eye-catching.
iOS and Android have been battling for mobile supremacy for years. But iOS still offers some features that Android doesn't have. If Google...er...borrowed those features, they might add real value for many Android users.
Lubuntu 15.04 Beta 2 Is Not Using Systemd, Nor LXQt - Screenshot Tour
I'd like to make time for switching my main system but it is not there yet. What I plan to do is however use Linux on my laptop and get used to it this way. While it will take longer than a radical switch, it is the best I can do right now. Eventually though, I'd like to run all but one system on Linux and not Windows.
Also: Who’s Using, And Not Using, GNU/Linux Desktops
5 Surprising Reasons Behind The GNOME Resurgence
When the team behind GNOME came out with GNOME 3, which included the infamous GNOME Shell, the most popular desktop environment of the time saw a sharp decrease in users. And honestly, that trend is pretty easy to explain. When GNOME 3 initially came out, it was incomplete, buggy, and foreign. The concepts behind GNOME Shell were never before seen on a desktop system, and lots of users who were used to panels/taskbars and menus didn’t like the rather dramatic changes.