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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Install Clementine to play and manage music

Clementine

Clementine is probably the best music manager for KDE neon at the moment. Based on Amarok 1.4 it is focused on a fast and easy-to-use interface for playing music with a huge amount of additional features. Search and play your local music library. Listen to internet radio from Spotify, Grooveshark, SomaFM, Magnatune, Jamendo, SKY.fm, Digitally …

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Installing Calibre, the e-book manager

Calibre

Calibre is a fantastic e-book manager with previews, import and export, format changing, pretty much the whole she-bang but the version in the distribution repos is often out of date. On KDE neon, because it uses an updated version of a library, it refuses to install at all. The official Calibre site even goes so …

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