with the new release of ubuntu just days away …

with the new release of ubuntu days away i thought id treat my laptop to a new install this time with spme of the new features that are available this time. My laptop has been through 4 upgrades and still running a dream but this time im going clean with this version having a 3 year LTS version.Workspace 1_102

here is my application list which ive made for all the handy apps i use hope this comes of use …

chrome – great web browser with plugin suport and multi device sync

thunderbird – great email appliaction with plugin features

team viewer – hany tool for administering remote computers or taking control of your computer

shotwell – slick photo storage application

gnucash – organise your accounts, great for personal or business

rhythmnbox – easy to use music player with last.fm miagration

virtualbox – run virtual machines in with in your ubuntu install

transmission – nice easy slick torrent application

terminal – get total control with your terminal, great for remote management of computers

diodon – very straightforward clipboard tool

shutter – the best screen shot tool available for ubuntu

filezilla – slick multi platform ftp client supports secure connections

steam – here is one for the linux gamers, more title being added daily

everpad / nixnote – two great apps for evernote. Everpad intergrates into the task bar

gimp – the alternate to photoshop for linux – lits of tuts and plugins available

dropbox – external storage available on all platforms and devices

remmina RDP – great remote desktop app for controling windows computers or vnc connections

openshot – great application for movie / audio editing

kazam – want to record your desktop and voice for giving desktop tutorials?.. kazam is the one

brasero – all in one cd / dvd burning application

handbrake – rip your dvd’s to different formats for devices or to make film smaller

ubuntu software centre – find and install applications you need from here

gparted – great tool for making partitions and formatting hardisks or usb keys

audacity – audio editors tool box supports multi track and has effects

ardour – musicians multi tracking tool

unetbootin – make bootleable usb keys supports many distros

indicator sticknotes – nice little sticky note app with colured notes and lock to desktop

libre office – word processor and spread sheets with microsoft compatability

wine – great app for running windows applications and games

easytag audio file tag viewer/editor – tag your albums and songs easily

vlc – plays any movie you throw at it!


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