Top 15 google-gadgets-for-linux Alternative and Similar Softwares | Jan 2017

Google Gadgets for Linux provides a platform for running desktop gadgets under Linux, catering to the unique needs of Linux users.

1. X-tile

X-tile is an application that allows you to select a number of windows and tile them in different ways.X-tile works on any X desktop (gnome, kde, xfce, lxde…).The main features are: many tiling geometries, undo tiling, invert tiling order, optional system tray docking and menu, filter to avoid listing some......

2. CursorFX

Stardock CursorFX is a program that lets you use and create incredibly cool looking Windows mouse cursors.......

3. Nerdtool

Nerdtool allows you to display many things directly on top of your desktop; weather reports, headline news, and system vitals are just a few uses.Nerdtool is capable of displaying shell outputs with ANSI escaped formatting, but can also manipulate the final output's colors, size, and font. If more intricacy is......

4. Appriority

Appriority is an easy-to-use tool for OS X that simply makes the app you’re working in go faster by allowing you to optimize the CPU load on your computer. Once fully configured, Appriority works by suspending and resuming applications as you switch among them. Inactive applications can be set for......

5. Stardock DesktopX

DesktopX is a program that lets users build their own desktops. It does this by giving users access to desktop objects. These objects can come in all sizes and shapes. They can have scripts attached to them, they can be combined together to form mini applications or turned into an......

6. RedQuits

Have you ever tried to close an application with its red button and wondered why it is still open? RedQuits changes this. All programs now quit and close all open windows if you click the red button.In Mac OS if an app has a window open, you can click the......

7. ShoWin

"ShoWin displays useful information about windows by dragging a cursor over them.""...enable windows that have been disabled, unhide hidden windows (try the program with the include invisibles option set and see how many windows you have on your desktop that you didn't know about!) and force windows to stay on......

8. NoDrives Manager

NoDrives Manager is a simple tool for hiding Windows logical drives by modifying the registry.......

9. GNU Core Utilities

The GNU Core Utilities or coreutils is a package of GNU software containing many of the basic tools, such as cat, ls, and rm, needed for Unix-like operating systems. It is a combination of a number of earlier packages, including textutils, shellutils, and fileutils, along with some other miscellaneous utilities.......

10. Screenlets

Screenlets are small owner-drawn applications (written in Python) that can be described as "the virtual representation of things lying/standing around on your desk". Sticknotes, clocks, rulers, ... the possibilities are endless.The goal of the Screenlets base-classes is to simplify the creation of fully themeable mini-apps that each solve basic desktop-work-related......

11. Panels

Panels is a bar that can be added to any edge of your desktop. It contains mini-programs called Tiles which provide info and control of your windows desktop. Add weather from multiple locations, monitor cpu, memory, network and disk activity, control iTunes and watch your favorite shows unobstructed with the......

12. MyColors

MyColors, Transform your Windows Desktop. Your source for the best in professional Windows XP and Vista themes, skins, icons and more!......

13. EasySIMBL

As an updated fork of the legendary SIMBL (SIMple Bundle Loader), EasySIMBL provides a plugin framework to enhance Mac OS' behavior. It improves upon SIMBL's injection method, adds support for Mac OS 10.7 and 10.8, and introduces functionality to sandboxed apps.......

14. SIMBL

SIMBL (SIMple Bundle Loader) enables hacks and plugins to dynamically alter the behavior of applications and the Mac OS itself.......

15. Windows Device Manager

The Device Manager is a Control Panel applet in Microsoft Windows operating systems. It allows users to view and control the hardware attached to the computer. When a piece of hardware is not working, the offending hardware is highlighted for the user to deal with. The list of hardware can......