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GwenView: Image Viewer with Added Steroids

GwenView is a very good image viewer for Linux. It loads quickly, has a nice user interface, and has most of the more useful features of ACDSee. Among the features it provides are: full screen, preview, thumbnail view with details, and loads of image effects (sepia, blur, and the like). It’s definitely sufficient for any…

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LaFonte Makaroni Keju Instan *nggak enak*

Udah kedua kalinya beli LaFonte instant cheese macaroni alias makaroni keju instan. TETEP NGGAK ENAK! Dari tampilannya kelihatannya gimana? Itu di atasnya emang kutaburin keju parut tambahan (KRAFT) dan sepertinya itulah satu-satunya yang membuatku bisa menghabiskan LaFonte rasa mual ini sampe habis. Serius, mual banget makan makanan yang satu ini. Asin iya, gurih iya, tapi…

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NoteCase: Simple Hierarchical Note-Taking Application

NoteCase is a hierarchical note-taking application. It’s amazingly similar to Gjots2, but it seems Gjots2 has a bit more features. NoteCase doesn’t support formatting nor hyperlinking. You can use it to make outlines, but perhaps nothing more. My take? I prefer Tomboy. 🙂 Update: The version I reviewed is an old version that’s unfortunately bundled…

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Situs Resmi Ruby Indonesia Launching… in Beta!

Entah kenapa kita (kita?) tuh so excited banget punya situs resmi Ruby yang pake bahasa Indonesia. Tapi kenyataannya, kita (bangsa Indonesia) punya: (via Bapak Mandor) Situs ini masih dalam tahap final review, tapi Anda sudah dapat melihatnya di sini. Pengerjaan situs resmi Ruby Indonesia dilakukan oleh Yohanes Santoso, Arie Kusuma Atmaja, dan saya sendiri, beserta…

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GNOME Commander: Two-pane GUI File Manager

GNOME Commander is a fast and powerful graphical file manager for the Gnome desktop environment, it has a “two-pane” interface in the tradition of Norton and Midnight Commander. I’m sure it’s quite powerful, but as you can see in the screenshot, in the theme that I use for GNOME, GNOME Commander displays some very oversized…

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Krusader: Powerful Twin-Panel File Manager

Krusader is a simple, easy, powerful, twin-panel (commander-style) file manager for KDE and other desktops, similar to Midnight Commander or Total Commander. It provides all the file management features you could possibly want. Plus: extensive archive handling, mounted filesystem support, FTP, advanced search module, viewer/editor, directory synchronisation, file content comparisons, powerful batch renaming and much…

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File-Roller: Zip/Compressed Archive Management

File Roller is the default Zip/Compressed Archive management tool on Ubuntu. The UI is clean and to-the-point. The features are sufficient for most day-to-day use, but for anything more advanced, I guess you’ll need to use the command line or other tool. To be honest I haven’t yet seen an advanced enough GUI for compression…

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Gjots2: Notetaking Application for Linux

GJots2 is a notetaking application for Linux. You can use it on Ubuntu simply by installing the package called gjots2 using Synaptic (Ubuntu) or Adept (Kubuntu). Among the other notetaking applications that I’ve tried (Tomboy, KJots, KNotes, …), GJots2 seems to be among the more advanced ones, with its distinctive ability to structure notes hierarchically….

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Drivel: Blogging Client for Linux

Drivel has pretty good features, support for several blogging platform standards including Movable Type / WordPress, LiveJournal, and Blogger 1.0 & 2.0 (Atom). The user interface is clean and simple but has decent formatting features. It doesn’t show WYSIWYG but uses syntax-highlighted HTML instead. This isn’t always a bad thing, as it means you’ll always…