If you use flat material design themes then you are on the right page. Matcha theme is one of the best themes which has material design and looks great along with its own icon pack. It is based on Arc theme and support Gtk3, Gtk2, Gnome Shell and support almost every desktop environment such as Gnome, Cinnamon, Mate, Xfce, Mate, etc.
We are offering Matcha themes and icon pack via our PPA for Ubuntu/Linux Mint. If you are using distribution other than Ubuntu/Linux Mint then download zip file directly from theme page and install it in this location "~/.themes" or "/usr/share/themes". There is also theme for Gnome Shell which can go along with its Gtk version. If you find any kind of bug or issue within this theme then report it to creator and hopefully he will fix it soon.

Masalla icon theme is a Vector graphics icons theme released to use in Linux Desktop. Basically this icon theme is mixture of different icons sets, it is offers more than 15000+ icons including wide range of applications, categories, devices, places/folders, status, mime-types, and more. It is compatible with most of the Linux desktop environments such as Unity, Gnome, KDE, Cinnamon, Mate, Lxde, and others. For this icon theme most of the application icons available, still if you found any missing icon or bug in this set then report it. Ambiance Blackout Colors theme used in following screenshots. You can use Unity Tweak ToolGnome-tweak-tool or Ubuntu-Tweak to change themes/icons.
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>>>Available for Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic/18.10/16.04 Xenial/14.04 Trusty/Linux Mint 19/18/17/other Ubuntu derivatives
To install Masalla Icon Theme in Ubuntu/Linux Mint open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:

If you are using KDE desktop then run following command too:
For Dark version

If you already used above command for KDE and now you want to move back to other desktop then run following command:
For Dark version

That's it

Backing up is one of the most important things to remember. It’s a pretty basic concept that you have to have a backup of important data. Data loss can be devastating, especially if it was an important document or something precious. There are a number of ways to back up your data like creating a number of copies over a few handy storage devices.
In terms of backup, cloud backup is one of the safest ways to make sure that your data are safe and sound. There’re a number of available cloud services that allow cloud storage where you can save your important file and access it later on, anywhere in the world! However, putting every single file manually in the cloud would take the amount of time proportional to the size and number of files.
Why not allow CloudBerry to do the job for you? CloudBerry Backup is one of the best cross-platform software solutions that will allow you to automate backups to your favorite cloud storage service. Welcome to CloudBerry Lab!

You may be aware of Ubuntu Tweak application, it is great utility but it is no longer in development (discontinued) and developer abandoned this project 4 years ago. The last release was for Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty/Linux Mint 17.x but the latest release also works fine in Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial/Linux Mint 18.x. Ubuntu Tweak was mainly designed to manage Ubuntu system and desktop settings but it can also work in Ubuntu based distributions (some of the features won't work if you are not using Unity desktop). It is easier to use, free and was released under the GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2.
This utility offers many features which you can't find in system and desktop settings options. It lets you change lots of things in your system such as: adding scripts to file manager, running cleaner, change themes, change login screen background and so on.

  • Change Fonts
  • Change system sounds
  • Change themes and icons
  • Configure login screen (lightdm)
  • Options for Desktop icons
  • Configuration for Unity
  • Workspace settings
  • File Manager settings
  • Add scripts to File Manager
  • Assign default program to file types
  • Source editor
  • System Cleaner
  • and more.

Shadow icon theme is a new comer for Linux desktop, it looks beautiful with all kind of themes. It is meant to be modern clean and customizable, the primary color of this set most likely bluish and many apps icons are in round shape. So basically this theme is mixture of round and normal (square) shape icons, lets see where this theme will head in the future, it should choose shape what users asks. As creator mentioned this icon theme is his first so please bare any bugs or missing icons. You can report bugs or suggest new icons to include in this set via this link. You can use Unity Tweak ToolGnome-tweak-tool to change themes/icons.

Another theme pack with icons for your Linux Desktop. Plane theme is designed to make desktop more elegant and simple, it goes very well along with its own icon pack. Now a days many themes are under development for Gnome and Plane is one of them, it is constantly updating since 2017, fixing and making theme look better. It has some parts from Arc and Adwaita themes, also some other themes inspired author to make Plane more eye catching.
There are two versions in this theme: light version and dark version which gives comfort to your eyes. This pack includes Gnome shell themes as well, which lets you match your Gnome shell with your Gtk theme.
Primarily, this pack targets Gnome Shell desktop but can be used on other desktops as well such as: Cinnamon, Xfce, Mate etc. Icons are designed to use with this theme pack but if you want then you can use them with any theme of your choice. Themes are available for Ubuntu 18.10/18.04 and Linux Mint 19 via our PPA. Icons available for Ubuntu 18.10/18.04/16.04/14.04/Linux Mint 19/18/17. If you find any kind of bug or problem with this theme pack then report it to author and it will get fixed in the next update.

You may have heard and used multimedia converter application as audio/video files converter only. FF-Multi-Converter is an application that lets you convert audio/video files to various formats, documents to several formats and images to most used formats. isn't it great? This application is around for a while and you may or may not used it. The most recent version ported to Python3 and now supports most of the Linux distributions.

Right now there are handful of multimedia converters available for Linux. It is an free and open-source application that converts to plenty of formats using FFMpeg and avconv. It is written using Python programming language and GTK3 for GUI. Currently has ability to convert more than 100 different formats.
Curlew multimedia converter is around from quite sometime and known to have some extra features such as: ability to show file information(duration, progress, approx size, duration etc.), preview file before conversion, convert part of specified file, attach subtitles to videos, show errors in details if occurs, allow to skip files or remove during conversion process, and fairly simple user interface. It is available for all currently supported Ubuntu 18.04/16.04/14.04/Linux Mint 19/18/17 and other Ubuntu based distributions.

If you are a person who changes themes on your Linux system frequently then you are on the right page. Today, we present you best theme under development so far for Ubuntu 18.04/Linux Mint 19, it has variants in light and dark with different styles: normal, compact and square. If you are a fan of material design or not, most probably you are going to like this theme and icons pack. The initial release of Canta was back in March, 2018 and released under GNU General Public License V3. Canta theme is based on Materia Gtk theme.
This pack mainly targets Gnome Shell desktop but can be used on other desktops as well such as: Cinnamon, Xfce, Mate etc. Canta icons are supplied with the same pack and designed by same author. Both themes and icons are available in our PPAs. Basically these icons are designed to go with this theme pack but you can use them with any theme. Using our PPA themes are available for Ubuntu 18.10/18.04 and Linux Mint 19. Icons available for Ubuntu 18.10/18.04/16.04/14.04/Linux Mint 19/18/17. If you find any kind of bug or problem with this theme then report it to author and it will get fixed in the next update.

canta theme

Cool-retro-term is a free terminal emulator developed by Filippo Scognamiglio, it mimics the look and feel of the old cathode tube screens. If you are tired of your current terminal than it comes in hand as eye-candy, it is customizable and reasonably lightweight terminal emulator. It uses the Konsole engine which is powerful and mature, it requires Qt 5.2 or higher to run terminal emulator.
It has pre-configured templates so you can use them with just one click, profiles includes: Amber, Green, Scanlines, Pixelated, Apple ][, Vintage, IBM Dos, IBM 3287, and Transparent Green. Further more you can create your own profile and use it.
It's preferences offers a lot of customization: you can adjust brightness, contrast, and opacity; font; font scaling and width; cool effects for terminal; and you can control FPS, texture quality, scanlines quality, and bloom quality. Further more you can dive into settings to change colors, shadows etc.

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ClipGrab is a free software to download and convert videos from different famous sites of Internet. You can easily save your favorite videos from sites like Dailymotion or Vimeo. And you can convert these videos into "usable" formats like WMV, MPEG or MP3. You can check here which sites are supported by this software.
It can convert videos to WMV, MPEG4, OGG Theora, MP3 (audio only), OGG Vorbis (audio only) or simply download videos in their original format. However, downloading from some sites doesn't allow you to select other format from drop-down menu, it could be issue with site videos.
ClipGrab can download from the following sites: Clipfish, Collegehumor, Dailymotion, MyVideo, MySpass, Sevenload, Tudou, Vimeo and others. ClipGrab isn't limited to the sites listed, because many more sites are supported "unofficially" through the automatic site-recognition of ClipGrab. By the way, ClipGrab can also download HD videos from sites that have support for high definition.


If you want to skin your desktop with something else then you are on the right page. There is no doubt the default themes of Ubuntu looks great but if you want to switch to something else then nobody is going to stop you from doing that. Let us introduce you to two themes Ultimate Dark and Ultimate Maia, both themes are created by same person. Both themes packs are material design and dark version is easy on eyes. There are several variants for both themes, you can choose whatever you like on you desktop. These themes are compatible with Gnome 3.28 and compatible with other desktops as well such as Xfce and so on. You can find Gnome shell and Cinnamon themes in this pack.
Ultimate Maia icons are created by the same author, basically these icons are designed to go with these themes but you can use them with any theme. There are several colors available to choose from. We have added it to PPA and available for Ubuntu 18.10/18.04 and Linux Mint 19. If you find any kind of bug or problem with this theme then report it to author and it will get fixed in the next update.

google earth
Google Earth is a virtual globe, map and geographical information program that was originally called EarthViewer 3D created by Keyhole, Inc. It is a free application that allows users to fly from space to your neighborhood, search for schools, restaurants, parks and hotels, get driving directions, and much more. It allows you explore distant lands or reacquaint yourself with your childhood home. Browse layers including roads, borders, places, photos and more. See the world at street level with integrated Street View.

It also has "tour guide" which allows user to easily discover new exciting places. With 3D imagery, you can now fly through complete 3D recreations of select cities, 3D buildings, 3D trees, terrain, Street View, planets and much more. With every building modeled in 3D, you truly get a sense of flying above the city. Google Earth puts a planet's worth of imagery and other geographic information right on your desktop. With Google Earth Explore, search and discover the planet.

It is not a secret that currently users opt for Android and MMO games with their devastatingly cool graphics and captivating storylines. Nonetheless, there remain the old-school gamers that consider video gaming consoles the best tools for extracting gaming pleasure. Yes, there are players that still look at their cartridges with nostalgia, remembering of good old days when they used to spend long hours helping Mario and Sonic overcome the obstacles on the way towards victory…
There is excellent news for the fans of old-school consoles that may have lost any hope to revive their childhood experiences. There is a variety of emulators both veterans and newly developed ones that will make it possible for you to relive the happy moments.
Today’s article is going to interest true adherents of consoles craving to play the legendary games that once won the hearts of millions of players from the four corners of the world. Go on reading to learn more about the possibilities of Kega Fusion, one of the top emulators for video game consoles.

What is Kega Fusion?

The history of Kega Fusion dates back to the year 2005, when a group of talented programmers finally released their product. When we called this emulator a top one, we meant it. Kega uses plug-in system for video and audio outputs to fascinate users with exceptional sound and graphics. With this incredible emulator you will forget about lags, bugs, and lousy sound. And, keep in mind, that this is the only emulator in the market that is capable of supporting Sega CD 32X. Thus, regardless of the system you would want to play, you can avail yourself of Kega Fusion.
  • Still, as you may know, getting emulator alone is not enough to start enjoying console games. There is one more important thing you should do. It is necessary to download ROM files, which are an exact copy of the game you intend to run with the help of your emulator, from a credible website and install them on your computer. We recommend using romsmode.com, the site that is definitely worth visiting if you are looking for cool ROMs.

How to Download and Install Kega Fusion on PC

You are free to search the Internet for this magical emulator. Make sure to find a reliable site to download Kega Fusion from. Once the download is complete, you will see a new file in a zip format in your folder. Prior to installing the acquired software, you will need to unzip the file. To do it, click on the file and select “Extract All.”Thus, you will unpack the required files and get them installed on your computer. To install the emulator double-click on the following icon.
  • Please, refrain from placing your emulator file anywhere on your C drive. You can use the default folder to save Kega. You also may create a new one on your desktop.

Loading Games

You must have heard that emulator have a special “ROMs” folder. But if you are using Kega you shouldn’t worry about a specific location to store the downloaded ROMs or ISOs. You are free to save the downloaded files anywhere you want.
So, to get the game loaded, do the following:
Select the “File” Menu and the Sega system you would like to play.

Then, you should see the “Open” window. From this window, go to the folder you decided to save your ROMs in. Choose the game of your liking and click “Open.”

The game should start loading shortly afterwards.
So, we think it is high time you downloaded Kega Fusion and desired ROMs on your computer and let old-school adrenaline run through your veins again!