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Jupiter


Jupiter

Jupiter is an applet which allows you to switch between maximum and high performance and power saving mode, change the resolution and orientation, enable or disable the bluetooth, touchpad, WiFi and so on. But most importantly it allows your Eeepc netbook to take advantage of SHE (Super Hybrid Engine).


Jupiter 0.0.48 has been released yesterday and is now available in the Jupiter WebUpd8 PPA. This update corrects multiple issues with WIFI and Bluetooth toggles. Also, Jupiter now has an website - check it out @ jupiterapplet.org.

Install Jupiter 0.0.48 in Ubuntu:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/jupiter
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install jupiter

Support for EeePC - required for SHE (Super Hybrid Engine)
sudo apt-get install jupiter-support-eee


Haguichi


Haguichi

Haguichi is a Hamachi and Hamachi2 GUI for Gnome.


Haguichi 1.0.4 has been released yesterday and is available in the Haguichi WebUpd8 PPA.

Haguichi 1.0.4 changelog:
  • Implemented persistent reconnect cycle (Fixes bug #685216).
  • Added optional larger network list layout.
  • Added option to show alternating row colors.
  • Added expander with Hamachi output to error dialogs.
  • Event notifications for the same member are now merged.
  • Command timeout is now 60 seconds default and has a minimum of 30 seconds.
  • Network list update timer is now being set after finishing the previous cycle.
  • Network list update interval may be set to 0 now to turn it off completely.
  • Network id's, nicks and passwords are now properly escaped when parsed to the command line.
  • Implemented a more safe icon lookup in the commands editor (Fixes bug #689644).
  • Version info is now correctly updated again after login when using Hamachi 0.9.9.9-20.
  • Tweaked main window layout in disconnected state.
  • Tweaked preferences window layout.
  • Tweaked layout of menubar and status icon menu.
  • Tweaked the size of the monochrome panel icons.
  • Added complete Czech translations (thanks to Jan Bažant).
  • Added complete Turkish translations (thanks to Aytunç Yeni).
  • Other minor fixes, improvements and optimizations.

Install Haguichi 1.0.4. in Ubuntu:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/haguichi
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install haguichi