My list of HIGHLY RECOMMENDED application/extension for Linux, specifically Ubuntu. This post goes along with a video with the same name.
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Advanced Weather Widget and indicator tray.
Openweather Gnome-Extension https://extensions.gnome.org/extension/750/openweather/
Other GNOME Extensions:
Dynamic Panel Transparency: https://extensions.gnome.org/extension/1011/dynamic-panel-transparency/
Changes the color and transparency of the top panel when a window is maximized.
A bunch of tweaks that make Gnome behave more like the old Unity desktop.
For whatever reason in Ubuntu 18.04 Gnome Shell desktop doesn't include a suspend button and this extension fixes that.
System Resources & Utilities
Power & Heat:
- indicator-cpufreq https://extensions.gnome.org/extension/1082/cpufreq/
Lets you monitor your CPU Frequency in your system indicator tray. Also launches a widget that allows you to adjust your CPU's minimum and maximum frequency, power profile, and governor setting. You can also deactivate CPU cores individually.
- Linrunner-TLP:The Linrunner Project https://linrunner.de/tlp/
Configurable background service that manages power-saving. Especially useful for laptops running Linux.
- Psensor http://www.wpitchoune.net/psensor/
Monitor your CPU/GPU temperatures in the indicator tray. Also includes a widget that monitors and logs all available sensors.
- Synaptic Package Manager
A comprehensive graphical package manager that allows you to take advantage of Aptitude's advanced features without all the command line kung-fu.
- Y-PPA-Manager https://launchpad.net/~webupd8team/+archive/ubuntu/y-ppa-manager
A GUI front-end for managing PPA's or Personal Package Archives Allows you to backup/restore your PPA's, and fix issues like missing GPG keys or BADSIG errors.
- Notes-Up https://github.com/Philip-Scott/Notes-up
Feature rich markdown based notebook that stores your notes as a single database file.
- QownNotes https://www.qownnotes.org/installation
Advanced note taking application with Nextcloud/ownCloud server integration and extensions.
- CopyQ https://hluk.github.io/CopyQ/
My favorite clipboard manager. Has tons of features, and stores just about anything you copy including images, XML, and SVG's.
Pushbullet Indicator https://www.ubuntuupdates.org/ppa/atareao_atareao?dist=bionic
Easily send text, links, images, and files to/from your phone and other devices.
Feature packed integration with your Android phone/devices:
- Clipboard sharing
- File transfers
- Media remote control
- Use your phone's touch-screen as a mouse
- Lots more
- KDE-Connect original for KDE
- KDE-Connect on the Google Play Store:
- GS-Connect On Github:
Combine all your social media accounts into one convenient app.
RSS Feed Client:
Feed Reader https://jangernert.github.io/FeedReader/
An awesome RSS Feed client.