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Yet Another Network Speed Ubuntu AppIndicator: http://www.webupd8.org/2015/05/yet-another-network-speed-ubuntu.html

Indicator Netspeed Unity is an Ubuntu AppIndicator which displays the current network upload / download speed on the panel. Despite its name, it should work with any panel that supports AppIndicators.

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Thanks Andrew for the excellent article.
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Grive2: Grive Fork With Google Drive REST API And Partial Sync Support [PPA]: http://www.webupd8.org/2015/05/grive2-grive-fork-with-google-drive.html

Grive was an unofficial, open source command line Linux client for Google Drive. I say "was" because the tool no longer works due to Google changing it's API recently and Grive not being maintained any more (there are no commits on its GitHub page since May, 2013).

To get Grive up and running again, Vitaliy Filippov forked it and named his fork "Grive2". The fork supports the new Google Drive REST API and it also includes a new feature: partial (directory) sync, along with bug fixes.

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Grive was an unofficial, open source command line Linux client for Google Drive. I say "was&quo...
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Tried grive2 for the moment, and doing just fine. But do we have to sync the files via terminal only? Is any other way, such as script? Thanks
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Cinnamon 2.6 reached feature-freeze on the 15th of May and was recently given 2.6 labels. As we're still bug-fixing it and it's all very fresh out of the oven it wasn't officially released/announced yet. Early builds were added to the “Romeo” section of the LMDE 2 Betsy and Linux Mint 17.1 ...
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How To Hide Files And Folders In Your File Manager Without Renaming Them [Quick Tip]: http://www.webupd8.org/2015/05/how-to-hide-files-and-folders-in-your.html

An easy way of hiding files and folders (prevent them from showing up in the file manager only) without renaming them by adding a dot at the beginning of the filename.

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Usually if you want to hide a file or folder so it doesn't show up in your file manager, you can...
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No. I created the .hidden FILE and wrote the names of the FOLDERS and FILES i want to hide in the .hidden FILE. I restarted Dolphin. The files I expect to be hidden are still visible.
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Old article updated (the PPA was updated with Ubuntu 15.04 support a while back and also, it now offers both OpeJDK7 and OpenJDK8): Install OpenJDK Patched With Font Fixes [Ubuntu PPA] -> http://www.webupd8.org/2013/06/install-openjdk-patched-with-font-fixes.html

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Global Menu Applet For Cinnamon Desktop: `Global Application Menu`  http://www.webupd8.org/2015/05/global-menu-applet-for-cinnamon-desktop.html

A much requested applet was released to the Cinnamon Applets website recently: Global Application Menu.

Global Application Menu is a Cinnamon applet which allows displaying the application menu on the Cinnamon panel, either as a horizontal menu or as a menu button [...]

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A much requested applet was released to the Cinnamon Applets website recently: Global Application Me...
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Ok I must say that cinnamon looks good 
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Fedora 22 Released, See What`s New [Workstation]: http://www.webupd8.org/2015/05/fedora-22-released-see-whats-new.html

Fedora 22 Workstation was released today and it ships with the latest stable GNOME 3.16, a new default package manager and other interesting changes. Let's take a look at what's new!

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Fedora 22 Workstation was released today and it ships with the latest stable GNOME 3.16, a new de...
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Intel i965 is having some strange problems with the screen but i915 is working fine on my notebook. Hopefully this will be fixed soon.
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Fedora Post Install Tool `Fedy` Updated With New UI, Fedora 22 Support: http://www.webupd8.org/2015/05/fedora-post-install-tool-fedy-updated.html

Fedy 4.0 was released recently, bringing a completely rewritten, fully native GTK3 user interface as well as Fedora 22 (to be released tomorrow) support.

Fedy (previously called Fedora Utils) is a tool which lets you install various packages which are not available in the official Fedora repositories, such as Adobe Flash, Oracle Java, Atom, Brackets and many others, as well as tweaks, like better font rendering, junk cleanup and so on.

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Fedy 1.4 was released recently, bringing a completely re-written, fully native GTK3 user interface ...
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On Demand System Tray For Ubuntu: `Indicator Systemtray Unity`: http://www.webupd8.org/2015/05/on-demand-system-tray-for-ubuntu.html

If you still need a system tray in Ubuntu (Unity), you don't need the patched Unity any more. Instead, you can simply install `Indicator Systemtray Unity`, a new AppIndicator which adds a system tray to the Unity panel.

`Indicator Systemtray Unity` doesn't show up on the panel until you launch an application which comes with a tray icon. Even then, the systray is displayed on demand (on left/middle-click) and there are two modes available [...].

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it looks similar to the tray app in windows, except for in the top bar; which makes so much more sense on laptops. I might have to try unity again, except for my most powerful x86 machine is only dual-core 64-bit(w/ 4gb ddr2 ram and a spindle disk); and unity usually chokes on it.
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Enpass Password Manager Gets ownCloud/WebDAV Sync Support, Debian / Ubuntu Repository: http://www.webupd8.org/2015/05/enpass-password-manager-gets.html


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Enpass for Linux was updated today with ownCloud/WebDAV sync support, improved search functionality...
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Hm looks nice but the android app is more then twice the size of LastPass or other good known password managers. With no password database build yet it is already 50Mb and there is no way you can move it to your SD-card :( With some more of apps like these your phone memory is full in no time.
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Official Syncthing Debian / Ubuntu Repository Released: http://www.webupd8.org/2015/05/official-syncthing-debian-ubuntu.html

Quick update for Syncthing users: an official Syncthing Ubuntu / Debian repository was released recently and it provides builds for amd64, i386 and arm.

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Great! Moving up in the world :D
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mps-youtube Migrates To YouTube API v3, Gets Ubuntu Sound Menu Support: http://www.webupd8.org/2015/05/mps-youtube-migrates-to-youtube-api-v3.html

mps-youtube 0.2.4 was released today and with this version, the app was migrated to YouTube API v3. This is an important change because the old v2 API was shut down recently so previous mps-youtube versions no longer work.

Another important change in this release is the addition of MPRIS v2 support, which means that mps-youtube can now make use of Ubuntu's Sound Menu, GNOME Shell Media Player Indicator extension and so on.

mps-youtube is a command line YouTube audio player which supports both local and YouTube playlists (with built-in YouTube search).

By default, the app plays only the audio (it only downloads the audio stream, great for those with limited data plans) however, you can enable video playback from its options and in this case, mpv or mplayer is used to play the videos (other players might work, but only mpv and mplayer are officially supported).

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