Google Chrome is the new cool faster browser that has been around and making news for a while but only on Windows until recently they finally released the Linux version of the browser. With google chrome browser slowly gaining traction and acceptance among general internet users, the browser has also evolved from being a simple raw fast browser with features like themes and extensions that made Firefox so very popular and more web app integration.
Another set of Firefox Addons/Extensions that are cool and goes that extra mile to enhances user experience on the internet. The Firefox add-ons Nuke Anything Enhanced and Remove It Permanently! allows you to remove selected contents and objects from a visiting website temporarily or permanently. This includes Flash objects, advertisements or even simple text contents.
When I wrote about GNOME-Do here, one of our readers “James D” suggested Katapult application launcher for KDE. Inspired by QuickSilver for Mac OS X, Katapult is an application launcher for KDE designed to allow faster access to applications, bookmarks, and other items. It is plugin-based, so it can launch anything that is has a plugin for. Its display is driven by plugins as well, so its appearance is completely customizable. It was inspired by Quicksilver for OS X.
We recently saw here how to install and use Google Chrome web browser using Wine. Obviously not the best user experience considering the errors that occured or the installation procedure. However, the geeks at Codeweavers have developed CrossOver Chromium based on the opensource Chromium project which is the basis of the Google Chrome browser. CrossOver Chromium uses Wine to run Chromium Browser.
aTunes is a multi-platform Java based fully featured audio player and audio manager aTunes supports Windows, Linux, Unix operating systems. aTunes currently plays mp3, ogg, wma, wav, flac, mp4 and radio streaming, allowing users to easily edit tags on the audio files, organize music and rip Audio CDs.