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Building site-maps is an important part of website design/development. With GlooMaps it’s really easy to create your own sitemaps fast and efficiently and share them with other collaborators. It’s free to use and you can create an unlimited amount of maps.

Have you ever tried to create a bootable disk to launch an operating system? How many steps did it take to actually get the drive to boot? Lost count midway through the process? Yeah, me to, until I found Etcher. Etcher can create a bootable drive with 3 clicks. Choose your OS then the drive you want to use to boot with, then click “Flash!”

Visual Studio Code is my number one choice for Editing Code. It is everything I could ask for in classic lightweight text editor but with more powerful IDE-type features with very minimal configuration. Simple, easy to use, and it has GIT integration built right in.

Check it out here: https://code.visualstudio.com/

Open Pics is an Open source application built for Linux and Windows, that allows its users to search free stock images from multiple Image sources including images under Creative Commons Zero license.

Download it here: https://github.com/lohanitech/openpics

Here is an example of my typical After Effects workspace. I like to have my Project Files on the far left with the Effects Control Panel to the right of it. This allows me to select any layer from the Comp’s Timeline and immediately see the effects applied to the selected layer without having to manually open the Effects Panel. I also keep my Motion Tracking panel next to the Timeline and below the Effects and Presets so I can quickly enter into Motion Tracking mode.

The Unity Tweak Tool is an essential tool for Ubuntu desktop. It allows you to customize a ton of UI features like Workspace Settings, Hotcorners, Scrolliong, Themes, Switchers, and Icons.

To install Unity Tweak, open terminal and run:

$ sudo install unity-tweak-tool

Depending on your Linux Distro, you may get an error that looks something like this:

The following schema is missing com.canonical.notify.osd

If this happens open terminal and run the following:

sudo apt-get install notify-osd

sudo apt-get install overlay-scrollbar