Franz messenger for Ubuntu

It is rare that I will write a post about a piece of proprietary software but in this case one is well overdue. I have been using Pidgin with the Skype plugin but it seems that social networks change their requirements so that opensource solutions are unable to keep up with them in many cases. …

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Record a screen, window or selection with Kazam

Kazam is a very simple screen recorder for KDE but just because it is simple doesn’t mean it isn’t really good at it’s job. Kazam provides a well designed and easy to use interface for capturing screen‐casts and screenshots. It can record desktop video and multiple audio streams simultaneously with control over audio levels and …

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Synchronise or backup your desktop with Syncthing


Syncthing is one of those programs that really makes open source software stand out. It gives you the ability to synchronise your computer with another computer without having to have a server to negotiate the connection. Eg; You change a file on you computer and the file will update on the other. To install Syncthing …

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