Qshutdown – An avanced shutdown tool

qshutdown is a Qt program to shutdown/reboot/suspend/hibernate the computer at a given time or after a certain number of minutes. It shows the time until the corresponding request is send to either the Gnome- or KDE-session-manager, to HAL or to DeviceKit and if none of these works the command ‘sudo shutdown -P now' is used. This program may be useful for people who want to work with the computer only for a certain time.
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QMPlay2 – Qt Video Application

QMPlay2 is a simple to use application that supports video playback for various formats as well as internet streams.

Using QMPlay2 you can also tune into your favorite radio station and download videos from websites and enjoy them on your computer. The interface of the application is comprehensive and allows you to rearrange all its elements to best fit your viewing needs.
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Install LibreOffice 4.3.3 in Ubuntu 14.10

LibreOffice is a free and open source office suite, developed by The Document Foundation. It was forked from OpenOffice.org in 2010, which was an open-sourced version of the earlier StarOffice. The LibreOffice suite comprises programs to do word processing, spreadsheets, slideshows, diagrams and drawings, maintain databases, and compose mathematical formulae.
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AltYo – A drop-down terminal

If you have used terminal emulators like guake or tilda the concept of altyo shouldn’t be new – it is a terminal emulator always running in the background with a hotkey binding. This is convenient because you always have a handy terminal with the context of your last working state. altyo is written in vala, depends only on libvte and gtk3. It is a very rich application with a strong focus on visual and usability aspects. Though evilvte is my favourite terminal emulator it is not very flexible with configuration at runtime.
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Install MariaDB on Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty) Server

MariaDB is a drop-in replacement for MySQL.MariaDB strives to be the logical choice for database professionals looking for a robust, scalable, and reliable SQL server. To accomplish this, the MariaDB Foundation work closely and cooperatively with the larger community of users and developers in the true spirit of Free and open source software, and release software in a manner that balances predictability with reliability.
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