Yakuake - a drop-down terminal for KDE

There are plenty of different terminal programs out there for all different desktops. Yakuake is one such KDE-based terminal emulator with a difference.

It basically gives you a Quake-style drop-down terminal at the top of the screen, which you can access with a single keystroke. Installing Yakuake is extremely simple, especially if the application is your repositories. In the case of my Kubuntu system, a simple:

$ sudo apt-get install yakuake ...

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Taking notes with Tomboy

Whether it's physical sticky notes, text documents you save on your desktop or something else, most of take notes. Reminders to do things or snippets of information you might need later.

While the latter method of text documents on your desktop is a way in which you can keep notes on your computer, it's not all that efficient and useful.

Enter Tomboy. Tomboy is a note-taking application for ...

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Qtparted - a graphical partition editor

Messing around with partitions can be a somewhat tricky, and dangerous business (especially if you 'forgot' to do that backup before you get started). While there's not a lot you can do to make the concepts easier to understand or reduce the risks, there are several graphical tools for partitioning that can make it a little easier to do.

One such tool is Qtparted. Like its GTK cousin Gparted ...

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