Corebird 1.2.1 recently released, is an open-source, Twitter client App developed in GTK 3.12, and it comes with all the main twitter features, which includes: Tweets Streaming, Favorites, Lists, Filters, Integrated Search, Mentions/Notifications, among others. Corebird 1.2.1 changelog Fix a11y labelling of several switches in the settings dialog Fix an input window clipping bug in the tweet info page Fix a few cases of overlapping widgets into window borders Remove the “Save as” context menu from inline media.
Linux Spotify client 1.x is now in stable state. According to the developers, “The intention was to fix a few of the bigger issues and then quickly move this to stable. That never happened, since after September, we have had no developers working on the linux client. There are still lots of problem with this version of the client for linux, but we are now seeing much more problems with the old client“.
Transmission 2.90 BitTorrent Client recently released, is a cross-platform BitTorrent client and it comes in both GUI, CLI and daemon form. All its features are very simple, intuitive interface on top of an efficient, cross-platform back-end. Transmission is an open source application with low memory footprint. Transmission 2.90 changelog Fix renaming torrent files with common prefix Fix some more thread safety bugs in the tr_list datatype Fix infinite loop when removing torrent data Add support for CyaSSL/WolfSSL and PolarSSL cryptographic backends; bump OpenSSL minimum to v0.
Sylpheed 3.5 recently released, is a simple, lightweight but featureful, and easy-to-use e-mail client. Sylpheed provides intuitive user-interface. Sylpheed is also designed for keyboard-oriented operation, so Sylpheed can be widely used from beginners to power users. Sylpheed runs on many systems such as Windows, Linux, BSD, Mac OS X and other Unix-like systems. Sylpheed uses GTK+ GUI toolkit. The newest version of Sylpheed works with GTK+ 2.4 or later (2.6 or later is recommended).
Filezilla Client 3.14.1 recently released, is an open source, cross-platform graphical FTP (port 21), SFTP (port 22), and FTPS (FTP over SSL/TLS – Port 990) client with lots of features and an intuitive graphical user interface. Among others, the features of FileZilla includes Supports FTP, FTP over SSL/TLS (FTPS) and SSH File Transfer Protocol (SFTP), Cross-platform. Filezilla Client 3.14.1 changelog: New features: For third-party builds, add configure flag to allow using system ciphers for FTP over TLS.
Spark IM 2.7.3 Instant Messaging client recently released, is an Open Source, cross-platform IM client optimized for businesses and organizations. It features built-in support for group chat, telephony integration, and strong security. This release contains minor fixes and features. Such as an updated build script to support newest versions of IzPack, Ant and Java. Various places in the interface have been fixed to use translations instead of default Yes and No options.
Vuze 5.6.2 recently released, is an end-to-end bittorrent downloader, maintaining a lightweight footprint, doesn’t slow your computer down, and quickly downloads torrents. Vuze Bittorrent Client 5.4 officially released this week comes with some updates, including added new features and enhanced user desktop client experience. Vuze 5.6.2 changelog New Features New Privacy View Added Privacy button to open-torrent-options dialog to set the download to be added in a stopped state with no networks enabled Chats can now be added to the sidebar Detection of outstanding messages for your nick Remember minimized state of pop-out windows New ‘done with dnd files’ column [TuxPaper] Ctrl+F4 now closes sidebar entries (in line with classic UI) ‘Internal browser disabled’ display now includes button to re-enable it Added indicator to sidebar entry for ‘in progress’ transcodes Core | PS4 detection Plug | New ‘PIA’ plugin to automate configuration of VPN – Changes: UI | Column setup window now shows non-renamed column titles UI | Prevent multiple pop-out chats for same chat UI | Double-click actions added for transfer/mini-bars UI | Improve performance of sidebar view switching UI | Sidebar entries with sub-views now distinguished UI | Unknown ETA values now sorted to bottom Core | Deal with completeness of downloads with ‘do not download’ files more consistently Core | Disconnect all peers on a network change Core | Improve performance of network decode Core | Create less closedown threads to improve performance Core | Increase maximum supported torrent size Core | Multiple copies of Vuze sharing the same configuration data will now refuse to start Core | Improved handling of use of the Vuze control port by another application Bugfix UI | Renamed columns were not being displayed correctly on initial show UI | Fix category buttons not being uipdates on add/delete UI | Fix toolbar stop/start icon state display UI | Fix start/stop toolbar icon now enabling for devices views UI | Fix status area not drawing occasionally after restoring Vuze from tray UI | Fix completion % not 100% when all files are do-not-download UI | Fix rare cases where partially complete torrents reported 0% (UI only, core still knew of the complete data) UI | Fixed some GTK3 issues in UI UI | Fixed dragging file from Files View to MediaPlayer Classic and other apps (VLC already worked) Install Vuze 5.
Pithos 1.1.1 recently released, is a native Pandora Radio client for Linux. It’s much more lightweight than the Pandora.com web client, and integrates with desktop features such as media keys, notifications, and the sound menu. The latest release Pithos 1.0.1 comes with many new features, including a redesigned UI and icon. This release is a bug fix release that fixes occasional erratic buffering behavior Changelog since Pithos 1.1.0 Redesign plugin preferences Fix locking up when buffering a song Make pylast an optional plugin Make MPRIS an optional plugin Update various icons Minor performance improvements MPRIS: Add property introspection MPRIS: Add song rating pithos:rating Notify: Fix escaping text when not needed Install Pithos 1.
Smuxi 1.0 recently release took 10 yrs before this could be released. Smuxi is an open-source, powerful, flexible, and user-friendly chat client created by Mirco Bauer and developed by other contributors. Inspired by the combination of screen and irssi, Smuxi has a detachable server (or like a “normal” client) that stays connected when you aren’t, and can allow multiple Smuxi frontends (like the GNOME frontend, or STFL text-based frontend) to be connected and in sync.
Spark IM 2.7.1 recently released, is an Open Source, cross-platform IM client optimized for businesses and organizations. It features built-in support for group chat, telephony integration, and strong security. It also offers a great end-user experience with features like in-line spell checking, group chat room bookmarks, and tabbed conversations. Spark IM 2.7.1 changelog Printing conversation margin cuts off characters from lines that wrap is online at message does not always show in chat room After receiving XML data as a message Spark stops displaying history Buzz and stale settings overlap in the Preferences window Update French translation Show JID as contact name if instead an empty string would have been shown Default resource should be “Spark” without a version number Update Lithuanian translation Fix loading of Spellchecker’s IgnoreUppercase setting Add an option to disable graying out and italic for idle contacts Option to use hostname as a resource Update bundled JRE with the latest version This release is bundled with the latest and last Java 7 update (7u80).
Thunderbird 38.0.1 recently released, is a free, open-source, cross-platform email application for managing email and news feeds. It is a local (rather than a web-based)email application that is powerful yet easy-to-use. Thunderbird is easy to set up and customize – and it’s loaded with great features. Thunderbird 38.0.1 changelog New: GMail supports OAuth2 authentication, removing the need to manually select “allow less secure applications” in Google options for the account Ship Lightning calendar addon with Thunderbird and enable with an opt-out dialog Filter sent messages Filter messages when archived Enable search in multiple/all address books Add support for Yahoo Messenger in Chat Support Internationalized domain name URLs for RSS feeds Show expanded columns in folder pane Allow file-per-message (maildir) local message storage Add a Learn more link to the support page in feeds subscribe dialog Add reading position marker line to conversations The editor for twitter should show inputtable character count Changed:
WeeChat 1.2 recently released, is a fast, light and extensible chat client written from scratch, and actively in development. WeeChat has a text interface and runs on many operating systems, such as Linux, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD, Unix, GNU Hurd, Mac OS X, Windows (cygwin). WeeChat 1.2 new features core: add signals “signal_sigterm” and “signal_sigquit” core: use environment variable WEECHAT_HOME on startup core: remove WeeChat version from config files core: add options weechat.
Cutegram 2.2.1 recently released, is a cross platform, free and opensource telegram clients, focusing on user friendly, compatibility with desktop environments. Cutegram using Qt5, QML, libqtelegram, libappindication, AsemanQtTools technologies and Faenza icons and Twitter emojies graphic sets. Changelog from Cutegram 2.2.0 Smooth Scroll System tray icon color on configure page Link preview (disabled on trusty, because of some problems) Audio Recorder Audio Player Focus on User messages using click on their messages New messages separator Mention and Hashtag support Add new contact dialog on contact list Better scroll bars An option to disable badges Update and Add new translations Improvement on Secret chat Non-contact chat bugfix Many other improvements and bugfixes Install Cutegram 2.
Telegram Desktop 0.8.11 recently released, is an open-source and cross platform Telegram client for Linux. “Telegram” is a messaging app with a focus on speed and security, it’s superfast, simple and free. You can use Telegram on all your devices at the same time — your messages sync seamlessly across any of your phones, tablets or computers. Telegram Desktop Features Connect from most remote locations Coordinate groups of up to 200 members Synchronize your chats across all your devices Send documents of any type Encrypt personal and business secrets Destruct your messages with a timer Store your media in the cloud Build your own tools on our API Enjoy feedback from your customers Telegram messages are heavily encrypted and can self-destruct.
Corebird 1.0 recently released, is an open-source, modern, easy and fun Twitter client developed in GTK 3.12, and it comes with all the main twitter features, which includes: Tweets Streaming, Favorites, Lists, Filters, Integrated Search, Mentions/Notifications, among others. Corebird 1.0 changelog All dialogs now use client-side decorations if the environment dictates it, otherwise they fall back to server-side decorations (compose dialog is excluded). Many layout updates The compose window now allows for up to 4 pictures to be uploaded.
Telegram Desktop 0.8.1 recently released, is an open-source and cross platform Telegram client for Linux. “Telegram” is a messaging app with a focus on speed and security, it’s superfast, simple and free. You can use Telegram on all your devices at the same time — your messages sync seamlessly across any of your phones, tablets or computers. With Telegram, you can send messages, photos, videos and files of any type (doc, zip,mp3, etc) to people who are in your phone contacts and have Telegram.
The Vuze Bittorrent Client formerly known as Azureus, is an end-to-end software application for all your torrent needs. Although it is a complete bittorrent downloader, the Vuze program maintains a lightweight footprint, doesn’t slow your computer down, and quickly downloads torrents. The Vuze torrent downloader for Windows or Mac makes it easy for you to find torrents online, whether you are downloading torrents from a tracker site, from a friend via magnet links, or anywhere else on the web.