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Linux Distros

One of the best characteristics of Linux is the unlimited choices of Linux Distros that offers to its users. Linux technically refers to the core of the operating system but usually when we’re talking about Linux, people usually understand that besides the core we’re also talking about the applications and the programs that surround it. The core package and also the applications and programs compose what we’re naming as Linux Distro.

Linux Distro Comparison

Linux Distro Comparison In this article you’ll see a Linux Distro Comparison. This way some new users will be helped, because when it comes to Linux, there are always a lot of choices. Even if you’re not a new user then and you’d like just to change from one distro to another, this is going to be a helpful guide for you in case you’re not already a pro. Choosing a Linux distribution isn’t always an easy choice.

How to install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Ubuntu is one of the most popular Linux Distros. It is one of the most user friendly distribution and it is also common for a newbie to start with Ubuntu his Linux experience. That doesn’t mean that Ubuntu isn’t good enough fro more advanced users though. In this article we’re going to share a step-by-step guide on how to install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS by either using a DVD either a USB drive.

Install LAMP server on Linux(Ubuntu)

In this tutorial we’re going to give you a step-by-step guide, on how to install LAMP server on Ubuntu. For those who don’t quite understand what a LAMP server is you can check here. Supposedly you should be sure that you understand also how to create a website from back end, and also you should know how to install a software by using either the Software Center either the Terminal.

How to install GitLab on Ubuntu 16.04

GitLab is an open source app that mostly is used in order to host Git repositories. It also give your additional features such as issue tracking. It is developed to use your own infrastructure, it’s flexible to deploy as an internal repository store for your dev team. The Gitlab project makes the procedure of installing Gitlab pretty much straight forward. Here you will see how can you install it in an Ubuntu 16.

How to install VirtualBox 5.1 to RHEL/CentOS and Fedora

VirtualBox is a software that created for virtualization and it is open source x-platform. It is possible to be installed in all operating systems and give to user the capability to install and run a lot of “guest” operating systems in the same machine. A simple example is that if you install it in your Linux machine, then, you can ran Windows OS as a GuestOS and also the opposite.

How to install virt-manager on Ubuntu 16.10

The virt-manager is a desktop user interface application for managing virtual machines through libvirt. It primarily targets KVM VMs, but also manages Xen and LXC (linux containers). It presents a summary view of running domains, their live performance & resource utilization statistics. Wizards enable the creation of new domains, and configuration & adjustment of a domain’s resource allocation & virtual hardware. An embedded VNC and SPICE client viewer presents a full graphical console to the guest domain.

Wine 1.8.5 with Nvidia GT 740M fix and many more

Wine 1.8.5 recently released primarily focuses on various bug fixes. This includes VMware shared folders network provider fails loading in MPR, Alien Shooter crashes often with access violation, SuperTux 0.3.5a crashes on startup etc. Wine 1.8.5 Changelog Windows Movie Maker 2.x needs ole32.dll.StgOpenPropStg Microsoft Publisher 2007 and 2010 crash when opening documents/templates Windows utility ‘relog.exe’ crashes on unimplemented function ‘pdh.dll.PdhGetLogFileTypeW’ PDF Factory 3.x/4.x installer fails to install printer drivers (winspool.

Skype 1.10 Alpha released with video call support

Skype 1.10 for Linux Alpha recently released, now comes with it a couple of few improvements and bug fixes to improve on its needed users experience. One notable feature is the support for video calls on Linux and its made available for experimental testing. Based on feedbacks received, final support would be released in next or future update. Highlights of Skype 1.10 for Linux Alpha The team has been working hard on bringing video calls on Linux and today we have the experimental version ready for you.

Wireshark 2.2.1 released – Windows installer now ships with Qt 5.6

Wireshark 2.2.1 recently released, now ships with Qt 5.6 for the Windows Installer. In addition to this, File open from menu bar with filter in place causes Wireshark to crash now fixed. Wireshark 2.2.1 Changelog The Windows installers now ship with Qt 5.6. Previously they shipped with Qt 5.3 Flow Graph colored data arrows Capture File Properties under Statistics Grayed Out after Stopping a Capture Qt: Hidden columns displayed during live capture Unable to save changes to coloring rules Bad description for NBSS error code 0x81 Live capture from USBPcap fails immediately Cannot decrypt EAP-TTLS traffic (not recognized as conversation) Export packet dissections Option disabled after capturing traffic Failure to open file named with Chinese or other multibyte characters k12 text file format causes errors See release notes for complete changes How to Install Wireshark 2.

Vivaldi Snapshot 1.5.626.8 released – URL field enhancements and a small update

Vivaldi Snapshot 1.5.626.8 the latest snapshot release clears up a bunch of issues, with a particular focus on the URL field, Improve results update in drop down and many other small update. Vivaldi Snapshot 1.5.626.8 Changelog [Windows] UAC dialog appears backgrounded sometimes during upgrade (VB-21383) [Regression] Folder selection doesn’t work in Add Bookmark dialog (VB-21844) [Regression][Notes] URL from previous note displayed in note without URL (VB-21714) [Search field] Improve results update in drop down [Spatnav] Can skip links that should be focussed (VB-21273) [Speed Dial] Crash while adding pinterest.

Webmin 1.820 released with support for editing TLSA (SSL Certificate) DNS records

Webmin 1.820 recently released, is a web-based interface for system administration for Linux machines. Using any modern web browser, you can setup user accounts, Apache, DNS, file sharing and much more. Webmin removes the need to manually edit Linux configuration files like /etc/passwd, and lets you manage a system from the console or remotely. Webmin comes with tons of modules that allows you to manage Windows, FreeBSD and Mac OS X machines.

Terasology Alpha 4 (Minecraft-inspired game) released, Install on Ubuntu 16.04

Terasology Alpha 4 released few weeks ago, is an open source game born from a Minecraft-inspired tech demo and is becoming a stable platform for various types of gameplay settings in a voxel world. Terasology Alpha 4 changelog Dialogs – added to lineup as it is now used in DynamicCities to let the player interact with NPCs (for the trading system for instance) DynamicCities – heavily updated since last as part of @Cpt.

Fotoxx 16.10 released with GTK API changes in Ubuntu 16.10

Fotoxx 16.10 Photo Editor had recently been released, and this comes with numerous bug fixes and improvements. This latest release appears to be more focused on improving Fotoxx startup speed, galleries display dpeed and many others. Fotoxx 16.10 Highlights Compensate GTK API changes in Ubuntu 16.10. Keys F1 (= help) and Escape (= cancel) were made consistent in all dialogs. The Select Hairy function and user interface were improved somewhat.

NetBeans IDE 8.2 released, Install on Ubuntu 16.04

NetBeans IDE 8.2 recently released, provides out-of-the-box code analyzers and editors for working with the latest Java 8 technologies–Java SE 8, Java SE Embedded 8, and Java ME Embedded 8. The IDE also has a range of new tools for HTML5/JavaScript, in particular for Node.js, KnockoutJS, and AngularJS; enhancements that further improve its support for Maven and Java EE with PrimeFaces; and improvements to PHP and C/C++ support. NetBeans IDE 8.

Corebird 1.3.3 released, Install on Ubuntu 16.04

Corebird 1.3.3 recently released, is an open-source, Twitter client App developed in GTK 3.12, and it comes with all the main twitter features, which includes: Tweets Streaming, Favorites, Lists, Filters, Integrated Search, Mentions/Notifications, among others. Corebird 1.3.3 changelog Support longer tweets in a few more places Properly escape ampersand characters in user mentions to fix GtkLabel warnings about wrong escape characters in tooltips Fix tweet length calculations for whitespace-only tweets Check for duplicated entries in media arrays.

Skype 1.9 Alpha released with dark theme support and mute notifications

Skype 1.9 for Linux Alpha now released, and this comes with it a couple of few improvements and bug fixes to improve on its needed users experience. One notable feature is the ability to mute notifications from specific conversation
. Highlights of Skype 1.9 for Linux Alpha Added the ability to mute notifications from specific conversation Added dark theme support (Settings->Personalisation->Dark theme) Added the option to disable emoticons completely Added support for /me command Added support for system HTTPS proxy Improved message quoting – now works even with Ctrl+C Hovering message time reveals the full date/time as a tooltip Electron update to 1.

Blender 2.78 released with spherical stereo images for VR rendering support

Blender 2.78 recently released, is a free and open source 3D animation suite. It supports the entirety of the 3D pipeline—modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing and motion tracking, even video editing and game creation. Blender 2.78 changelog Work to improve multithreading performance has continued, to scale better to many core CPUs The video stabilizer has been reworked to improve handling of more complicated movement and especially real-world footage with laterally travelling or panning camera Weight painting blur brush has been improved Improvements to the Eyedropper and Operator Search.

LibreOffice 5.2.2 released with more bugfixes

The Document Foundation recently released LibreOffice 5.2.2, the second minor release of the LibreOffice 5.2 family, which comes with new features and bugfixes. In LibreOffice 5.2, documents can be classified into categories (such as “Confidential”) according to TSCP standards. In addition, multiple digital signatures and descriptions are now supported, along with import and export of signatures from OOXML files. LibreOffice 5.2.2 Changelog handle copying one cell to multiple cols with cond format do not return coded double error for single matrix value relax timeout timings for the GL watchdog in SDK, set CPPU_ENV=mscx for 64-bit Windows fix emoji correction conflict with time format fix emoji correction conflict with time format DOCX import: handle w:gridAfter by faking cells DOCX import: handle w:gridAfter by faking cells docx – don’t change continuous break into page break fix sort calc tooltips are truncated ensure GETLINK reports proper contents for reverse selections too RTF import: don’t set default para style to the 0th char style hyperlink tabpage put hyperlink name in wrong field Unable to edit My Documents path and a host of others Install LibreOffice 5.

FileZilla 3.22.0 RC1 released with more search match type

FileZilla 3.22.0 RC1 Client recently released, is an open source, cross-platform graphical FTP (port 21), SFTP (port 22), and FTPS (FTP over SSL/TLS – Port 990) client with lots of features and an intuitive graphical user interface. Among others, the features of FileZilla includes Supports FTP, FTP over SSL/TLS (FTPS) and SSH File Transfer Protocol (SFTP), Cross-platform. FileZilla 3.22.0 RC1 changelog New features: Directory listing filters can now be exported and imported Added the “not all” filter match type to filter out all items not matching all conditions Added the “not all” search match type to search for all items not matching all conditions Building and running FileZilla now depends on libfilezilla = 0.

Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak Final Beta released

The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce the final beta release of Ubuntu 16.10 Codenamed “Yakkety Yak”. This beta release includes images from not only the Ubuntu Desktop, Server, and Cloud products, but also the Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Ubuntu GNOME, Ubuntu Kylin, Ubuntu MATE, and Ubuntu Studio flavours. The beta images are known to be reasonably free of showstopper CD build or installer bugs, while representing a very recent snapshot of 16.

digiKam 5.2.0 released, with better shape and face recognition

digiKam 5.2.0 recently released, introduces a new red eyes tool which automatize the red-eyes effect reduction process, including faces detection which is now processed on whole image and a new algorithm dedicated to recognize shapes. digiKam 5.2.0 Changelog This release introduce also a new red eyes tool which automatize the red-eyes effect reduction process. Faces detection is processed on whole image and a new algorithm written by a Google Summer of Code 2016 student named Omar Amin is dedicated to recognize shapes and try to found eyes with direct flash reflection on retina.

SmartGit 8.0.1 available, Install on Ubuntu 16.04

SmartGit 8.0.1 recently released, is an efficient user interface with support for GitHub, Pull Requests + Comments, SVN and Mercurial. It focuses on simplicity and targeting non-experts and people who prefer a graphical application over command line usage. SmartGit 8.0.1 Changelog Fixed Bugs Git: Branches: misleading ahead/behind commit display in case of push.default branch != tracking branch Commit: false-positive “diverges remote branch” warning when trying to Commit&Push merge commit flickering if spell-checker and line-length-guide want to highlight Log: memory leak if having the Log window open for a long time Refresh, File Monitor: smartgit.

Shotwell 0.23.7 released, Install on Ubuntu 16.04

Shotwell 0.23.7 recently released, is a digital photo organizer designed for the GNOME 3 desktop environment. It allows you to import photos from disk or camera, organize them in various ways, view them in full-window or fullscreen mode, and export them to share with others. The Yorba Foundation wrote Shotwell in the Vala programming language. Changelog since v0.23.6 Language updates Fix locale-dependent times Use nl_langinfo instead of custom LConv Fix renaming of tags and saved searches Improve message shown on empty camera Make thm a recognized extension for JPEG files How To Install Shotwell 0.

Audacious 3.8 finally released

Audacious 3.8 had finally been released, and it now not only allows multiple instance run but also support for windows had been improved. This release also comes with a new plugin (contributed by Róbert Čerňanský) to browse music on an Ampache server. Audacious 3.8 changelog Support for Windows has been improved: There is a new installer using NSIS, based on work by Carlo Bramini The user interface handles high-resolution displays better and no longer appears blurred due to scaling.

Nuvola Player 3.0.4 released – Wayland session crash fixed

Nuvola Player 3.0.4 has just been released and this primarily focuses on bugfix. Nuvola Player is a runtime for web-based music streaming services providing more native user experience and integration with Linux desktop environments than usual web browsers can offer. Nuvola Players handles multimedia keys, shows desktop notifications, integrates with various sound menus, applets and launchers and more. Additional features include Last FM scrobling. Nuvola Player 3.0.4 changelog A crash under Wayland session was fixed (GDK_BACKEND set to x11) The accelerated compositing mode is disabled with WebKitGTK A non-functional local-storage-directory setting was removed as it produced a console warning.

Snapcraft GUI 3.0 released, Install on Ubuntu 16.04

Snapcraft GUI 3.0 recently released, is a graphical user interface to the Snapcraft command-line tool for creating Snap packages, and the latest release, Snapcraft GUI 3.0, is available to implement a “Recent Project” functionality, as well as a Project Notes feature that lets you write and save notes for your Snapcraft projects. Snapcraft GUI 3.0 changelog Recent Project manager Project notes Features improvements An example snapcraft.

VMware Workstation Player 12.5 released, Install on Ubuntu 16.04

VMware Workstation Player 12.5 recently released, is a free for personal use piece of software that can be used by anyone to run (or playback) virtual machines that were initially created with the Oracle Virtualbox or VMware Workstation applications and exported as appliances. VMware Workstation Player 12.5 Changelog   What’s New This release of VMware Workstation Player is a free upgrade for all VMware Workstation 12 Player users, it adds support for the following operating systems: Windows 10 Anniversary Update Windows Server 2016 Resolved Issues: On a Linux host, when you click the close button on VMware Workstation Player window while the guest OS is shutting down, a question dialog appears.

Plex Media Server 1.1.4 released – (Nvidia Shield) Enable DLNA server

Plex Media Server 1.1.4 which is the latest release, is a free powerful application that enables you to manage and organize all of your personal media files stored on your computer, making it beautiful and streaming it to all of your devices (mobile phones & tablets, smart TVs, other streaming devices) across a local network or over the Internet. Plex Media Server 1.1.4 changelog New: (Web) Updated Plex Web to 2.

Fotoxx 16.09 released with faster galleries display

Fotoxx 16.09 Photo Editor had recently been released, and this comes with numerous bug fixes and improvements. This latest release appears to be more focused on improving Fotoxx startup speed, galleries display dpeed and many others. Fotoxx 16.09 Highlights Fotoxx startup is much faster when there are few new image files to index. Huge galleries also show much faster Batch Convert: output file names may now contain photo dates taken from EXIF.

cURL 7.50.3 released with cmake and openssl fix

cURL 7.50.3 had just been release recently with a further bug fixes. As we already know cURL is an open source and freely distributed software project, a command-line utility that help you easily transfer any type of data using a URL syntax. It supports a wide-range or file transfer protocols and can be integrated into various applications. cURL 7.50.3 changelog   CVE-2016-7167: escape and unescape integer overflows mk-ca-bundle.pl: use SHA256 instead of SHA1 checksrc: detect strtok() use errors: new alias CURLE_WEIRD_SERVER_REPLY http2: support > 64bit sized uploads openssl: fix bad memory free (regression) CMake: hide private library symbols http: refuse to pass on response body when NO_NODY is set cmake: fix curl-config –static-libs mbedtls: switch off NTLM in build if md4 isn’t available curl: –create-dirs on windows groks both forward and backward slashes  

Wine 1.9.19 Dev released with World of Tanks crash fix

Wine 1.9.19 Dev recently released, comes with a number of new features, improvements and bugfixes. This includes Initial version of a udev bus driver for HID, various improvements in joystick support, Initial implementation of DC rendering in Direct2D, Improved metafile support in GDI and various bug fixes. Wine 1.9.19 Dev Changelog WinUAE settings window reappears after being dismissed PDF Export problem on Delphi 7 applications stamps.com installer hangs The Geometer’s Sketchpad 5.

Skype 1.8 Alpha released with search support for non-latin characters

Skype 1.8 for Linux Alpha now released, and this comes with it a couple of few improvements and bug fixes to improve on its needed users experience. One notable feature is the search supports non-latin characters. Highlights of Skype 1.8 for Linux Alpha Added the option to mark all unread messages as read Fixed installation issues and repository setup on Debian based distributions Search supports non-latin characters Several under-the-hood stability improvements How to Install Skype 1.

Kodi 17 Beta 2 released with New Android 7.0 Nougat Passthrough Audio API

Kodi 17 Beta 2 has just been released, and this release features a huge amount of work in areas like video playback, live TV and PVR/DVR, the music library, skinning and more. It features a new default skin, as well as a new default touchscreen skinned, named Estuary and Estouchy, respectively. Kodi 17 Beta 2 Highlights Any game controller was non function due to recent refactoring. This has now been fixed with the added bonus of deadzone settings for joypads.

Avidemux 2.6.14 Open-Source Video Editor now supports Lagarith & EAC3 identifier

Avidemux 2.6.14 recently released, is a free video editor designed for simple cutting, filtering and encoding tasks. It supports many file types, including AVI, DVD compatible MPEG files, MP4 and ASF, using a variety of codecs. Tasks can be automated using projects, job queue and powerful scripting capabilities. Avidemux 2.6.14 changelog A lot more is now translatable (D. Amm) Hungarian translation (rezso) German translation update (euma) French translation update PT/BR translation partially fixed Dannish translation update (scootergrisen) Platforms: Qtx : Automatically check if a new version is available once a day WIN32 : Reverted to MXE cross compiler, XP now works again OSX : Fixed the packager, it should work every time now (no more borked dmg) Application: Decoding : Deal with corrupted stream in a nicer way (H264/TS) Decoding : Enable lagarith Decoding : Support for flac through libavcodec VDPAU : Try harder to release resources at exit Demuxer : Image loader improved and cleaned up, more jpeg formats are supported Editor : Try to deal better with corrupted audio in copy mode TS : Add support for new EAC3 identifier such as the ones used by numericable / DVB-T Encoder : Fix most of the libavcodec based encoders How to install Avidemux 2.

Calibre 2.68 eBook Converter released for Linux, Windows, and Mac

Calibre 2.68 recently released, is a free and open source e-book library management application developed by users of e-books for users of e-books. This latest release comes with a lot new features and minor bug fixes. Calibre 2.68 changelog New Features: Add a tweak to Preferences-Tweaks to control the list of servers calibre considers public email servers Bug Fixes: Content server: Fix a regression in the previous release that broke the OPDS feeds for libraries with no custom columns Edit metadata dialog: Fix auto-generation/validation of author sort values not working when only changing case of the author name.

VirtualBox 5.1.6 released, Linux 4.8 fix for the kernel display driver

VirtualBox 5.1.6 was recently released as a 5.1 maintenance release which improves stability and fixes regressions. Some addressed issues includes fixed issue with opening ‘.vbox’ files and it’s aliases, keyboard grabbing fixes and many others. VirtualBox 5.1.6 changelog   GUI: fixed issue with opening ‘.vbox’ files and it’s aliases GUI: keyboard grabbing fixes GUI: fix for passing through Ctrl + mouse-click GUI: fixed automatic deletion of extension pack files USB: fixed showing unknown device instead of the manufacturer or product description under certain circumstances XHCI: another fix for a hanging guest under certain conditions as result of the fix for bug #15747, this time for Windows 7 guests Serial: fixed high CPU usage with certain USB to serial converters on Linux hosts Storage: fixed attaching stream optimized VMDK images Storage: reject image variants which are unsupported by the backend Storage: fixed loading saved states created with VirtualBox 5.

Vim 8.0 released, Install on Ubuntu 16.04

Vim 8.0 released after more than a year since it was last released. This release gives you interesting new features, such as channels, JSON, Jobs, Timers, Partials, Lambdas, Closures, Packages and more. Vim is a highly configurable text editor built to make creating and changing any kind of text very efficient. Vim 8.0 Update Jobs DirectX support for Microsoft users Support for asynchronous I/O, channels, JSON New style testing Lambdas and Closures Partials Packages estamp Timers (asynchronous) Support for GTK+ 3 Viminfo merged by tim See changelog for complete lists

Install DB Browser for SQLite 3.9.0 on Ubuntu 16.04

DB Browser for SQLite 3.9.0 which was released end of last year is now available for installation via the PPA. SQLite Browser is a visual tool used to create, design and edit database files compatible with SQLite. This release contains some important enhancements, and fixes. SQLite Browser 3.9.0 Changelog Major Features Strong encryption is now supported on Windows, using SQLCipher! – 5d98a19 Keyboard navigation in the “Browse Data” tab now works well Our releases are now digitally signed on both Windows and MacOS Enhancements Add Fedora install instructions Add Windows DATE display format Remove ampersands from windows title Feature request: Option to turn off “intellisense”-like suggestions Add select and deselect all options for Export SQL dialog Add Homebrew Cask install instructions Add decimal support to display format Add Edit Database Cell update when selecting a cell from the Execute SQL tab Cannot view binary data on BLOB columns containing image Update Fedora install instructions Add preference setting for exports line ending Adjust executable/app name according to the project’s name Add duplicate record option Change default button to No in removal message dialogs Add default field type preference setting See changelog for more Install SQLite Browser 3.

qBittorrent 3.3.7 released – New feature delete torrent files with shift

qBittorrent 3.3.7 Open Source BitTorrent Client recently released, is a BitTorrent client that comes loaded with all the modern functionality necessary for daily torrenting which includes an integrated search engine, web interface, sequential download support, bandwidth scheduler, RSS support and other useful features. qBittorrent 3.3.7 Changelog   FEATURE: Delete torrent+files with Shift+Delete (pieniacy) BUGFIX: Fix 6-hour speedplot point push rate. Close #5545 (Daniel Segesdi) BUGFIX: Avoid spawning a new explorer.

PeaZip 6.1.1 released – Alternative to WinRar, WinZip

PeaZip 6.1.1 recently released, is a free cross platform, portable file compression utility and file manager. This latest release comes with various minor improvements and bug fixes. PeaZip 6.1.1 changelog Backend (Linux) p7zip updated to 16.02 Pea 0.56 File Manager Settings, archiving, and extraction screens made scrollable for better readability Various minor improvements and fixes File tools CRC64 now is included in set of default algorithms default algorithm for the browser can now be set from context menu File manager File Tools Extraction and Archiving Password button moved on the right of output dialog for better visibility Some options were moved to Advanced options panels for archiving and extraction “Use advanced filters” moved to Advanced options panel (archiving and extraction) “Enumerate folder content” and “Add timestamp to archive name”, plus timestamp format option, moved to Advanced options panel (archiving) Some options, previously volatile, are now saved to configuration “Delete after archiving / extraction” option is now remembered, but user will always be warned by confirmation prompt before proceeding, in order to avoid accidental deletion “Add timestamp to archive name” (archiving) is now remembered How to Install PeaZip 6.

darktable 2.0.6 released with support for jpeg format writer

Darktable 2.0.6 recently released, is the sixth bugfix release for the 2.0 series of darktable. Darktable is an open source photography workflow application and RAW developer. A virtual lighttable and darkroom for photographers. Darktable 2.0.6 changelog New Features Jpeg format writer: use libexiv2 to write metadata, like with other formats Accept non-mosaiced raw files with 4 channels, assume they are RGBA (alpha channel is ignored) Bugfixes Once again, fix for yet another gtk theming regression… OpenCL: properly discard CPU-based OpenCL devices.

FreeType2 2.7 released, Install on Ubuntu 16.04

FreeType2 2.7 recently released, is a software font engine that is designed to be small, efficient, highly customizable, and portable while capable of producing high-quality output (glyph images). It can be used in graphics libraries, display servers, font conversion tools, text image generation tools, and many other products as well. FreeType2 2.7 changelog We start a new ‘minor’ series, which finally allows us to activate a new default mode for bytecode hinting (see also the announcements below for version 2.

Nvidia Linux Display Driver 370.28 released with vkQuake and DOTA2 fixes

Nvidia team has announced the release of Nvidia Linux Display Driver 370.28 for Linux-based operating systems and its available for download. This release comes with a fix a potential hang in Vulkan applications such as vkQuake and DOTA2. Nvidia Linux Display Driver 370.28 Release Highlights Fixed undefined symbol references in libnvidia-glcore.so. Fixed a potential hang in Vulkan applications such as vkQuake and DOTA2 that use vkFences for present synchronization.

cURL 7.50.2 released with multiple bug fixes

cURL 7.50.2 recently released, is an open source, command line tool for transferring data with URL syntax, supporting DICT, FILE, FTP, FTPS, Gopher, HTTP, HTTPS, IMAP, IMAPS, LDAP, LDAPS, POP3, POP3S, RTMP, RTSP, SCP, SFTP, SMTP, SMTPS, Telnet and TFTP. curl supports SSL certificates, HTTP POST, HTTP PUT, FTP uploading, HTTP form based upload, proxies, cookies, user+password authentication (Basic, Digest, NTLM, Negotiate, kerberos…), file transfer resume, proxy tunneling and a busload of other useful tricks.

Nmap 7.25 Beta2 Network Mapper released

Nmap 7.25 Beta2 Network Mapper recently released, is a free and open source utility for network discovery and security auditing. Its useful for tasks such as network inventory, managing service upgrade schedules, and monitoring host or service uptime. Nmap 7.25 beta2 changelog [NSE] Upgraded NSE to Lua 5.3, adding bitwise operators, integer data type, a utf8 library, and native binary packing and unpacking functions. Removed bit library, added bits.

Wireshark 2.2.0 released with lots of new features and major API changes

Wireshark 2.2.0 recently released, is now able to display the format of some types of files (rather than displaying the contents of those files). This is useful when you’re curious about, or debugging, a file and its format. Wireshark 2.2.0 Changelog “Decode As” supports SSL (TLS) over TCP. Invalid coloring rules are now disabled instead of discarded. This will provide backward compatibility with a coloring rule change in Wireshark 2.

Download Ubuntu 16.10 Default Wallpaper

Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak) default wallpaper is now available for download. For those who may not know, Ubuntu 16.10 is currently scheduled to be released in October 2016. As published by OMG! website being the first to announce this: The new wallpaper continues to iterate rather than renovate the preceding release’s design. The new Ubuntu 16.10 wallpaper is a lighter, brighter riff on Ubuntu’s 16.04 backdrop. Angular, geometric accents are still present, but more prominent in this redesign.

Vivaldi 1.4 released with richer customization and themes scheduling

Vivaldi 1.4 had just been released and this release comes with richer customization and lets you take charge of scheduling themes along with improved web panels. The theme scheduling gives you the power to set your favorite theme to your preferred time like no other browser has ever done. Vivaldi 1.4 Changelog [New feature] [Themes] Theme change scheduling (VB-20445) [New feature][Trash] Let middle-click on Trash icon restore recently closed tab (VB-20624) [Regression] [Mac] Escaping fullscreen crashes vivaldi (VB-20886) [Regression] History entry in URL dropdown cannot be deleted (VB-21017) [Regression] Can’t delete history on search box if the entry is too long (VB-16086) [Regression] Vivaldi crashes when denying web notifications after leaving the website (VB-20855) [Regression] Tab not displayed on tab Trash list if closed on Speed Dial (VB-10032) [Fixed] Bookmark bar folder is not removed from toolbar when deleted (VB-20804) [Fixed] Bookmark added twice after confirming with Enter (VB-15345) [Fixed] Add Scots Gaelic to installer and settings (VB-20992) [Fixed] Resizing panels pushes right-placed tabs (VB-20839) [Fixed] Search in notes does not look into URL field (VB-16919) [Fixed] Drop URLs on Tab Bar or individual tabs (VB-1369) [Fixed] Auto-update fails with non-ASCII character in user name (VB-20771) See changelog for full release details Install Vivaldi 1.

Calibre 2.67 released with Kobo Aura One driver support

Calibre 2.67 recently released, is a free and open source e-book library management application developed by users of e-books for users of e-books. This latest release comes with a lot new features and minor bug fixes. Calibre 2.67 changelog New Features: Allow creating custom rating columns that support half-stars via Preferences-Add your own columns Tag Browser: Add an option in Preferences-Look & Feel-Tag Browser to turn off the display of counts in the Tag Browser Tag browser: Show the book counts on the right edge of the Tag Browser Cover Browser: Allow any metadata field to be used as the sub-title, not just the rating Edit Book: A new tool to sort the rules in a CSS stylesheet.

LibreOffice 5.2.1 released with new features

The Document Foundation recently released LibreOffice 5.2.1, the second bugfix release of the 5.2.x branch of LibreOffice which contains new features and program enhancements. LibreOffice 5.2.1 Changelog add missing Loader$1.class byref args incorrectly passed in basic-c++ conditional formatting super slow on exit XML number format: do not enquote space followed by minus, follow-up revert “Fail loading a new document with read only property …” crash pressing tab in r-o document with hyperlink restart on initialisation-time OpenCL crash handle empty elements in matrix concatenation conditional formatting super slow on exit use most recent poppler release report XDG_{DOCUMENTS,TEMPLATES}_DIR only when it exists Writer crashes when trying to delete cell from a table [fix available] Usability – libreoffice does not search XDG defined “Templates” directory message box fonts corrupted in libreoffice Impress: Instead of showing “Slide Master” view, “Normal” view is shown wrong password passed to xpdfimport disallow Fill and Random when entire sheet is selected Undo crashes spreadsheet after trigger macro GSoC firebird metadata functions fix crash in diamond shape transition printing controls uses wrong font and font sizes paragraph styles drop-down list and a host of others Install LibreOffice 5.

Krita 3.0.1 released, Install on Ubuntu 16.04

Krita 3.0.1 recently released, is the first release after Krita 3.0. This release already contains the first results of the 2016 Google Summer of Code projects, as well as kickstarter-funded features. Krita 3.0.1 Highlights Smarter input boxes that can accept simple maths! Unit conversion is still coming! This feature was created by Laurent Jospin. Per-stroke fuzziness sensor, called “Fuzzy: Stroke”, perfect for all those grassblades that need to be subtly different.

Adobe Flash Player 23 Beta released, Install on Ubuntu 16.04

Adobe has announced the release of Adobe Flash Player 23 beta. This beta release includes new features as well as enhancements and bug fixes related to security, stability, performance, and device compatibility for Flash Player 23 and AIR 23. Adobe Flash Player 23 Beta Highlight New and Updated Features: Extended Beta – Flash Player NPAPI for Linux Linux users have access to both NPAPI and PPAPI versions of Flash Player.

ImageMagick 7.0.3-0 released, Install on Ubuntu 16.04

ImageMagick 7.0.3-0 recently released, is a software suite to create, edit, compose, or convert bitmap images. It can read and write images in a variety of formats (over 100) including DPX, EXR, GIF, JPEG, JPEG-2000, PDF, PNG, Postscript, SVG, and TIFF. Use ImageMagick to resize, flip, mirror, rotate, distort, shear and transform images, adjust image colors, apply various special effects, or draw text, lines, polygons, ellipses and Bézier curves. ImageMagick 7.

Wine 1.9.18 Dev released with Improved IME window handling

Wine 1.9.18 Dev recently released, comes with a number of new features, improvements and bugfixes. This includes Support for multiple kernel drivers in a single process, More WebServices reader support, Various improvements in joystick support, Some more work towards the Direct3D command stream, GDI performance improvements, Improved IME window handling, Compatibility fixes in the clipboard support, and various bug fixes. Wine 1.9.18 Dev Changelog Microsoft Office 2000 Server Extensions Configuration Wizard ‘CFGWIZ.

Lollypop 0.9.113 released with Lastfm scrobbler fix

Lollypop 0.9.113 recently released, is an open-source, GNOME audio player developed in GTK+3, and was created as an alternative to Rhythmbox. Lollypop provides support for mp3/4, ogg and flac, Genre/Cover browsing, Genre/Artist/Cover browsing, Search, Queue, Party mode, Replay gain, Cover art downloader, Context artist view. Lollypop 0.9.113 Changelog Enhanced search engine MTP sync for albums Move stats to settings dialog Move artist artwork outside cache Fix Lastfm scrobbler Guess tracknumber from filename Fix issues with Unity Rework all code (may have introduced unwanted regressions) Install Lollypop 0.

Skype 1.6 Alpha released with ability to paste files from clipboard

Skype 1.6 for Linux Alpha now released, and this comes with it a couple of few improvements and bug fixes to improve on its needed users experience. One notable feature is the added ability to paste files from clipboard. Highlights of Skype 1.6 for Linux Alpha Added the ability to paste files from clipboard Added settings for emoticons (Under the Messaging section of Settings) Fixed message quoting Added the option to unpin Favorites from Recent conversations Names of group chats aren’t automatically converted to lowercase after editing Several under-the-hood stability improvements How to Install Skype 1.

How To Install Clonezilla On Ubuntu 16.04

Clonezilla is a partition and disk imaging/cloning program similar to True Image or Norton Ghost. It helps you to do system deployment, bare metal backup and recovery. It comes in two types, Clonezilla live and Clonezilla SE (server edition). The latest release Clonezilla 2.4.7-8 includes major enhancements and bug fixes. Clonezilla 2.4.7-8 Changelog ENHANCEMENTS and CHANGES The underlying GNU/Linux operating system was upgraded. This release is based on the Debian Sid repository (as of 2016/Jun/27).

OpenShot Video Editor 2.1 released with 64-bit Support

OpenShot Video Editor 2.1 recently released, is a free, open-source video editor that allows you to take videos, photos, and music files and create a movie you have always dreamed of. You can easily add sub-titles, transitions, and effects, and then export your film to DVD, YouTube, Vimeo, Xbox 360, and many other formats. OpenShot Video Editor 2.1 changelog Misc Improvements Custom Profile Support Improved 1.

Plex Media Server 1.1.3 released

Plex Media Server 1.1.3 recently released, is a free powerful application that enables you to manage and organize all of your personal media files stored on your computer, making it beautiful and streaming it to all of your devices (mobile phones & tablets, smart TVs, other streaming devices) across a local network or over the Internet. Plex Media Server 1.1.3 changelog New: (Media Flags) Update bundle Fixes: (NAS) Non-ASCII characters were being encoded to XML incorrectly on certain ARM devices (Android) Enforce h264 profile limitations correctly IMPORTANT: With the security changes in version 1.

Enlightenment 0.21.2 released, Install on Ubuntu 16.04 and Others

Enlightenment 0.21.2 recently released, is a bugfix release that improves on the 0.20.8 release and resolves a number of issues. Enlightenment is an open-source desktop environment, which contains customization with animations, effects and dedicated applications. Enlightenment 0.20.9 Highlights Fix wayland clients not deleting when they’re hidden Fix wayland extension global creation Fix bg with single jpeg images (no edj) remove need to create different dialog windows under wayland add key_up and key_down methods to sreen interface e: Don’t show two consecutive menu separators if there is no need in client menu improve quickaccess relaunch help dialog text clear wl subsurface data during delete only if subsurface is not also deleted add xwayland compat for efl 1.

FFmpeg 3.1.3 released, Install on Ubuntu 16.04 & Ubuntu 14.04

FFmpeg 3.1.3 the latest release, is the leading multimedia framework, cross-platform solution that is used to decode, encode, transcode, mux, demux, stream,filter and play any audio or video files. FFmpeg provides the ffmpeg tool for converting multimedia files, the ffserver streaming tool, the ffplay media player based on SDL and ffmpeg libraries and the ffprobe multimedia stream analyzer. FFmpeg 3.1.3 changelog avcodec/exr: Check tile positions avcodec/aacenc: Tighter input checks avformat/wtvdec: Check pointer before use libavcodec/wmalosslessdec: Check the remaining bits avcodec/adpcm: Fix adpcm_ima_wav padding avcodec/svq3: fix slice size check avcodec/diracdec: Check numx/y avcodec/h2645_parse: fix nal size avcodec/h2645_parse: Use get_nalsize() in ff_h2645_packet_split() h2645_parse: only read avc length code at the correct position h2645_parse: don’t overread AnnexB NALs within an avc stream avcodec/h264_parser: Factor get_avc_nalsize() out avcodec/cfhd: Increase minimum band dimension to 3 avcodec/indeo2: check ctab avformat/swfdec: Fix inflate() error code check avcodec/rawdec: Fix bits_per_coded_sample checks vcodec/h2645_parse: Clear buffer padding avcodec/h2645: Fix NAL unit padding avfilter/drawutils: Fix single plane with alpha cmdutils: check for SetDllDirectory() availability It includes the following library versions: libavutil 55.

How to install XnView MP on Ubuntu 16.04

XnViewMP is the enhanced version of XnView Classic. It is a powerful cross-platform image viewer used for viewing, converting, organizing and editing graphical & video files. Compatible with more than 500 format. In this article we’ll guide you through the process of how to install XnView MP on Ubuntu 16.04 How to install XnView MP on Ubuntu 16.04 How to install XnView MP on Ubuntu 16.04 XnView 0.

GNOME Pie 0.6.9 – Visual App Launcher released, Install on Ubuntu 16.04

Gnome Pie 0.6.9 recently released, is a circular application launcher for Linux. It is made of several pies, each consisting of multiple slices. The user presses a key stroke which opens the desired pie. By activating one of its slices, applications may be launched, key presses may be simulated or files can be opened. Get full details including demo here Gnome Pie 0.6.9 changelog: New Feature: Added the possibility to assign hotkeys to combinations of mouse buttons and modifier keys.

Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak Beta 1 released, Download Now

The first beta release of Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak was recently last week and its available for download. The following images are avialbel for download Lubuntu, Ubuntu GNOME, Ubuntu Kylin, Ubuntu MATE, Ubuntu Studio. According to the annoucement, this beta release will ship with Kernel 4.4, LibreOffice 5.2, and a number of other software updates that are ready for wider testing. Ubuntu 16.10 Release Highlight Ubuntu GNOME 16.10 includes GNOME 3.

Vivaldi Snapshot 1.3.582.3 released – Web Panel improvements and new Snapshot logo

Vivaldi Snapshot 1.3.582.3 the latest snapshot release, uses a new version of vivaldi logo to help show the difference between snapshots and stable builds, added new options for web panels and per tab zoom as been set as the new default. Vivaldi Snapshot 1.3.582.3 Highlights [Regression] Tab not displayed on tab Trash list if closed on Speed Dial [Bookmarks] Panel – no collapse after pressing left arrow key on subitem?

Chatty 0.8.3, a Twitch Chat Client released, Install on Ubuntu 16.04

Chatty 0.8.3 released 2 months ago, is a Twitch chat client for everyone who wants to try something new and different from the webchat, but doesn’t want the complexity of an IRC client or miss out on the Twitch specific features. Chatty 0.8.3 Changelog Improvements Added display of timeout duration/reason (can be configured in the settings) Updated commands /ban and /timeout (/to) to allow giving a reason Added intitial support for new re-subscription messages Added ability to follow/unfollow channels, either through the context menus (under Miscellaneous) or the new commands /follow and /unfollow Added support for FFZ Featured Emotes, which are frequently available in channels of Speedrunning events (not to confuse with FFZ Feature Friday) Added setting (under Ignore – Ignored Users) to hide users ignored on chat from joins/parts and userlist as well Added state display for emote-only mode in titlebar Added simple search to tables in the Settings Dialog (click into a table column and start typing, Backspace or wait to reset search) Extended Stream Status Writer to include number of Followers/Subscribers (only updates correctly when the Follower/Subscribers dialog is open) Updated help Login Added info to login dialog when token was set through -token parameter Added setting to prevent token from being set through -token parameter when login data is already available in Chatty Added “Follow channels” access (you need to re-request login data to get it) System Restrict size of session debug log file Automatically exit application when too many errors occur (which should never happen, but if it does, this should prevent affecting the rest of the system) Added some Mac specific shortcuts Improved debug logging Bugfixes Fixed not being able to join (and perform some other actions) through context menu, for channels that contain spaces in the display name Install Chatty 0.

How to install Avidemux 2.6.13 (Free Video Editor) on Ubuntu 16.04

Avidemux 2.6.13 recently released, is a free video editor designed for simple cutting, filtering and encoding tasks. It supports many file types, including AVI, DVD compatible MPEG files, MP4 and ASF, using a variety of codecs. Tasks can be automated using projects, job queue and powerful scripting capabilities. Avidemux 2.6.13 changelog [OsX] Toolchain updated [Win64] Toolchain updated [Linux] AppImage (universal linux64 binaries) [Core] Update to libav* 3.

How to install Darktable 2.0.5 on Ubuntu 16.04

Darktable 2.0.5 released last month, is the fifth bugfix release for the 2.0 series of darktable. Darktable is an open source photography workflow application and RAW developer. A virtual lighttable and darkroom for photographers. Darktable 2.0.5 changelog New Features Add geolocation to watermark variables Bugfixes Mac: bugfix + build fix Lua: fixed dt.collection not working Fix softproofing with some internal profiles Fix non-working libsecret pwstorage backend Fixed a few issues within (rudimentary) lightroom import Some fixes related to handling of duplicates and/or tags Base Support Canon EOS 80D (no mRAW/sRAW support!

FileZilla 3.21.0 released with support for AES-GCM ciphers

FileZilla 3.21.0 Client recently released, is an open source, cross-platform graphical FTP (port 21), SFTP (port 22), and FTPS (FTP over SSL/TLS – Port 990) client with lots of features and an intuitive graphical user interface. Among others, the features of FileZilla includes Supports FTP, FTP over SSL/TLS (FTPS) and SSH File Transfer Protocol (SFTP), Cross-platform. FileZilla 3.21.0 changelog Fixed vulnerabilities: Fixed a string format vulnerability introduced in 3.

How to Install Winusb on Ubuntu 16.04

WinUSB is a simple tool that enables you to create your own usb stick windows installer from an iso image or a real DVD. WinUSB has not been updated for a while now, hence there are no version for Ubuntu 16.04 in Ubuntu Repository. To successfully install Winusb on Ubuntu 16.04, you need to compile the source code. Note: This package contains two programs: WinUSB-gui: a graphical interface which is very easy to use winusb: the command line tool Install WinUSB 1.

Calibre 2.65.1 released with Kobo Aura One and Aura Edition 2 support

Calibre 2.65.1 recently released, is a free and open source e-book library management application developed by users of e-books for users of e-books. This latest release comes with an added option in Preferences-Searching to make searching case-sensitive. Calibre 2.65.1 changelog New Features: Driver for Kobo Aura One and Aura Edition 2 Kobo driver: Add an option to ignore some collections on the device. The specified collections will not be touched by the driver.

DVDStyler 3.0.2 released with updated Manolito’s VBR plug-in

DVDStyler 3.0.2 recently released, is a free open source, cross-platform DVD authoring application for the creation of professionally looking DVDs. DVDStyler has a user-friendly interface with support for drag & drop option, inlcuing flexible menu creation on the basis of scalable vector graphic. DVDStyler Features added selection of player for preview added possibility to normalize audio (replay gain) added ability to choose 5.1 audio and normalizing as default in the settings added possibility to select border or crop to keep aspect ratio added possibility to set default subtitle properties added possibility to keep and use cached files after restarting of DVDStyler redesigned the menu properties dialog joined chapter and cell properties dialogs enabled reencoding of ntsc film (24 fps) by default fixed displaying of video bitrate if video don’t need be transcoded fixed memory leak (thanks to Sebastian Vater) win32: updated ffmpeg to version 2.

Compare Files and Directories in Linux – SmartSynchronize

If you are looking to compare files / directories in your Linux box, then try out SmartSynchronize. SmartSynchronize is a multi-platform file and directory compare tool. It allows you to compare files or perform 3-way-merges, both with the ability to edit the file contents. SmartSynchronize is optimized for comparing directory structures (for example, of software projects), and can keep them synchronized. Main Features File Compare comfortable editing and transfer of changes from one file to the other inner-line change detection Directory Compare configurable filter for customized directory scanning (inclusion and exclusion) configurable filter for ignored files easy transfer of changes from one directory structure to another saving configuration for later re-use (“profile”) automatic synchronization depending on file times and previous synchronization time 3-Way-Merge ability to edit each of the three files easy merge from changed files to resulting files General command line interface for easy invocation from other applications configurable font, colors and accelerators runs on Windows, Linux, Mac OS X support for all major text file encodings The latest release SmartSynchronize 3.

Kodi v17 “Krypton” Beta 1 released

Kodi v17 “Krypton” Beta 1 has just been released, and it’s the first beta of Kodi 17, codenamed Krypton. Kodi 17 features a huge amount of work in areas like video playback, live TV and PVR/DVR, the music library, skinning and more. It features a new default skin, as well as a new default touchscreen skinned, named Estuary and Estouchy, respectively. Kodi v17 “Krypton” Beta 1 Highlights Estuary and Estouchy The biggest visual change from Kodi 16 to 17 is the new default skin Estuary.

Wine 1.9.17 Dev released with Joystick Support Improvements

Wine 1.9.17 Dev recently released, comes with a number of new features, improvements and bugfixes. This includes better exception handling on 64-bit, various improvements in joystick support, some more stream support in the C++ runtime, font embedding improvements, more metafile support in GDI and various bug fixes. Wine 1.9.17 Dev Changelog Fury 3 does not recognize Gamepad/Joystick Worms 2 (GOG version) fails to start, crashes with a Visual C++ runtime error Worms 2 in-game audio no longer works Art of Murder: Hunt for the Puppeteer (AoM: Cards of Destiny) doesn’t stretch fullscreen properly Microsoft Chat’s comic mode graphical glitches Gun Metal is unresponsive to joystick VisualFEA’s Toolbar is broken (does no line wrapping) Perfect Cherry Blossom controls go crazy Total Commander: Pressing the “Program information” button opens multiple windows instead of just one Geneforge 1 – text gets cut away Shadow Vault has display errors ADO.

EME – An Elegant Markdown Editor for Linux

EME is an Elegant Markdown Editor recently released for Linux. EME was developed with Electron framework. The goal of EME is to give you teh best markdown editor experience and its available for Windows, Mac, Linux. EME Features It just suits, show editor or preview or both just as you wish. Focus mode, writing without distractions. Exportable, from Markdown to HTML/PDF… You name it. Supporting math typesetting, good for students and professionals.

How to install Node.js 6.4.0 on Ubuntu 16.04

Node.JS 6.4.0 recently released, is a JavaScript runtime built on Chrome’s V8 JavaScript engine. Node.js uses an event-driven, non-blocking I/O model that makes it lightweight and efficient. Node.js’ package ecosystem, npm, is the largest ecosystem of open source libraries in the world. Node.JS 6.4.0 changelog build: zlib symbols and additional OpenSSL symbols are now exposed on Windows platforms child_process, cluster: Forked child processes and cluster workers now support stdio configuration child_process: argv[0] can now be set to arbitrary values in spawned processes fs: fs.

Shotwell 0.23.5 released, Install on Ubuntu 16.04

Shotwell 0.23.5 recently released, is a digital photo organizer designed for the GNOME 3 desktop environment. It allows you to import photos from disk or camera, organize them in various ways, view them in full-window or fullscreen mode, and export them to share with others. The Yorba Foundation wrote Shotwell in the Vala programming language. Shotwell 0.23.5 Changelog Remove obsolete files Plugins: Load icons and GtkBuilder files from GResource Offer a way to hide the bottom toolbar Fix .

phpMyAdmin 4.6.4 released with security fixes

phpMyAdmin 4.6.4 recently released, is a tool written in PHP intended to handle the administration of MySQL over the Web. Currently it can create and drop databases, create/drop/alter tables, delete/edit/add columns, execute any SQL statement, manage indexes on columns. phpMyAdmin 4.6.4 changelog This release includes many security fixes of various levels of severity. Its recommended all users upgrade to this release immediately. For full information on the vulnerabilities fixed and mitigation factors for users who are unable to upgrade, refer to the ChangeLog file included with this release and the security announcements at https://www.

Nvidia Linux Display Driver 370.23 Beta released

Nvidia team has announced the release of Nvidia Linux Display Driver 370.23 Beta for Linux-based operating systems and its available for download. This release comes with an added ability to over and under-clock certain GeForce GPUs in the GeForce GTX 1000 series. Nvidia Linux Display Driver 370.23 Beta Release Highlights Added the ability to over- and under-clock certain GeForce GPUs in the GeForce GTX 1000 series and later. For GPUs that allow it, an offset can be applied to clock values in some clock domains of all performance levels.

mpv 0.19.0 Video Player released with new Features

MPV 0.19.0 Video Player recently released, is a free, open source, and cross-platform movie player based on MPlayer and mplayer2. MPV is a fork of mplayer2 and MPlayer. It shares some features with the former projects while introducing many more new features. It supports a wide variety of video file formats, audio and video codecs, and subtitle types. MPV 0.12.0 changelog Build System Changes build: add –htmldir option build: always require atomics wscript: add proper unversioned SONAME for Android Features New client API: add stream_cb API for user-defined stream implementations (bumps client API version to 1.

Tor Browser 6.0.4 released with Mozilla’s servers ping fix

Tor Browser 6.0.4 released yesterday, finally brings Tor Browser users the latest Tor stable, 0.2.8.6, and avoids pinging Mozilla’s servers for system extensions. Pinging Mozilla’s servers was responsible for users getting an extension into their Tor Browser that resulted in annoying and confusing “Your Firefox is out of date” notifications on start-up (bug 19890). Thanks to Mozilla engineers, who fixed that issue as quickly as possible on their side, the extension is not shipped to Tor Browser users anymore since August 11 13:00 UTC.

Our List of must have Linux Apps

As a vivid Ubuntu / Linux user, we have a selection of Linux distro apps that are a must have most especially when you install a fresh Linux OS. If you are in the process of finding the right apps to install on your new Linux OS, look no further as we highlight below some useful apps we think you would love and would be of benefit to your daily usage.

Skype 1.5 for Linux Alpha released, Mojis and Voice Messaging now working

Skype 1.5 for Linux Alpha now released, and this comes with it a couple of few improvements and bug fixes to improve on its needed users experience. One notable improvement in this update is “Presence status icon sizes in the Tray have been improved on some distributions”. Highlights of Skype 1.5 for Linux Alpha Voice messaging audio now works. Mojis now work with audio. You can now silence notification sounds and turn off messaging notifications completely in ‘Settings’.

Ardour 5.0 Open Source Audio Editor for Linux released

Ardour 5.0 recently released, is an open source digital audio multi track recording application. Ardour 5.0 is now available for Linux, OS X and now supports Windows Platform. This is a major release focused on substantial changes to the GUI and major new features related to mixing, plugin use, tempo maps, scripting and more. There are also hundreds of bug fixes. Ardour 5.0 can be parallel-installed with older versions of the program, and does not use the same preference files.

Get up-to-date Live Football Scores with livescore-cli

Get up to date Premier League Live football scores right from the linux terminal with livescore-cli. livescore-cli is a small commandline program to watch scores, tables and fixtures of football(soccer) from the commandline. It requires the python interpreter(2). It uses the data from the website Live Soccer Scores by LiveScore.com and some other websites. It is essentially built for the busy people that are passionate about football. Key Features Real Time Livescore Game Time in Local Time League Table with division Top Scorer of each League Live Soccer News UPCOMING FEATURES Score with Scorers (v) Player Booking Details (v) Available Lineups (v) Available Statistics (v) Football History Details Fantasy Points Viewer How to install and run livescore-cli on Ubuntu 16.

ScudCloud – Linux Client app for Slack, Install on Ubuntu 16.04

ScudCloud is a non official open-source Linux (Debian, Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Mint, Arch, Fedora) desktop client app for Slack. ScudCloud improves the Slack integration with Linux desktops featuring: multiple teams support native system notifications count of unread direct mentions at launcher/sytray icon alert/wobbling on new messages channels quicklist (Unity only) optional tray notifications and “Close to Tray” follow your desktop activity and will stay online while you’re logged in (if correct packages are installed) How to install ScudCloud – Linux Client app for Slack on Ubuntu 16.

Install Sayonara, A audio player for Linux on ubuntu 16.04

Sayonara is a small, clear and fast audio player for Linux written in C++, supported by the Qt framework. It uses Gstreamer as audio backend. Although Sayoanra is considered as a lightweight player, it holds a lot of features to organize even big music collections. Sayonara is a good alternative to players like Rhythmbox, Clementine or Amarok. Those who miss Winamp for Linux should give Sayonara a try. One of Sayonara’s goals is intuitive and easy usablility.

Install FreeFileSync 8.3-1 on Ubuntu 16.04

FreeFileSync 8.3-1 recently released, is a free Open Source software that helps you synchronize files and synchronize folders for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X. It is designed to save your time setting up and running backup jobs while having nice visual feedback along the way. With FreeFileSync, you can detect moved and renamed files and folders, keep versions of deleted/updated files, including copy locked files (Volume Shadow Copy Service) etc.

Vivaldi 1.3 with support for tab hibernation and enhanced privacy

Vivaldi 1.3 had just been released and its been tagged “the most customizable browser and most colorful”. Vivaldi version 1.3 comes with custom themes, improved mouse gestures, enhanced privacy and much more. More specifically for Linux users, the tab hibernation now works as it should, and some proprietary media embedded in HTML5 content can now be enjoyed in Vivaldi on Linux without problems. Vivaldi 1.3 Highlights [Linux] Certificate details fall of screen if URL bar is at the bottom (VB-15464) [Linux] Make H.

Linux 4.8 RC1 released, AMDGPU driver overclocking supports

Linux 4.8 RC1 recently released, is the first release candidate of the Linux 4.8 kernel. According to Linus Torvalds mailing list, the merge windows for the 4.8 release is now closed, hence the main changes in the new version has been fixed. This seems to be building up to be one of the bigger releases lately, but let’s see how it all ends up. The merge window has been fairly normal, although the patch itself looks somewhat unusual: over 20% of the patch is documentation updates, due to conversion of the drm and media documentation from docbook to the Sphinx doc format.

digiKam 5.1.0 released, Install on Ubuntu 16.04

digiKam 5.1.0 just recently released, introduces a new huge bugs triage and some fixes following first feedback from end-users. This release update internal Libraw to last public and pre-release version 0.18.0. This permits digiKam to support new lead RAW cameras as: Canon 80D, 1300D, 1DX MkII Fujifilm X-Pro2, X70, X-E2S HTC One A9 and M9 Leica M and X-U Nikon D5 Olympus Pen F, SH-3 Panasonic DMC-GX80/85, DMC-TZ80/81/85/ZS60, DMC-TZ100/101/ZS100 PhaseOne IQ150, IQ180 IR, IQ3 Samsung Galaxy S7 Sony ILCA-68, ILCE-6300, RX1R II, RX10 III Additional Changes and Improvements made in this release A consolidation of Mysql database interface has been continued Some optimizations have been introduced to speed-up startup operation, especially to delay the scan from new items after the main interface initialization Also the option to enable or disable the scan for new items at startup is back in Setup/Miscs dialog page Install digiKam 5.

Audacious 3.8 beta, now runs multiple instances of Audacious

Audacious 3.8 beta had been released, and its now possible to run multiple instances of Audacious. Each instance will remember its own configuration. This new release has better support for Windows, with a new installer based. Audio output on Windows now uses the native waveOut API, allowing higher bit depths, lower latency, and better integration with the system volume control. Audacious 3.8 beta changelog New audtool commands added: Enable/disable stream recording Enable/disable any plugin: effects, visualizations, etc Cuesheet support is more seamless, with the following fixes: More robust logic to prevent adding duplicate entries Display artist correctly for cuesheets with only a single PERFORMER line Add audio files normally if cuesheet support is disabled Track lengths correctly account for pregap with libcue 2.

Gradio – Find and listen to internet radio stations

Gradio is a simple GTK3 radio app that lets you find and listen to internet radio stations on your Ubuntu and Linux Mint desktop. Gradio comes with a large collection of radio stations you can listern to like BBC Radio, Jazz Radio, Beatles, Reggae and many more across all nations. Gradio Features New dark mode (Not available on all gtk designs) Now show playing song New “Discover” feature Improved grid view Improved design Improved MPRIS support Search for stations Add stations to your library Vote for stations Desktop integration Seperate volume control Connection information (Bitrate, channel-mode, etc.

KiCad EDA 4.0.3 released

KiCad EDA 4.0.3 recently released, is an EDA software suite for the creation of professional schematics and printed circuit boards up to 16 layers. This release is a stable release and contains many bug fixes, OSX touch pad improvements, and improved translations. This release contains a new snapshot of the documentation and libraries. It also has the latest changes from the kicad-i18n repo, which now contains complete GUI translations for the following languages: de, fr, it, ja, ru, pl, zh_CN and es.

Wine 1.9.16 released with Performance improvements in GDI

Wine 1.9.16 dev recently released, comes with a number of new features, improvements and bugfixes. Notable updates includes better 64-bit binary compatibility on macOS, performance improvements in JavaScript, more progress towards the Direct3D command stream, more shader instructions in Direct3D, performance improvements in GDI, and various bug fixes. Wine 1.9.16 Dev Changelog Age of Mythology: Extended Edition needs api-ms-win-crt-stdio-l1-1-0.dll.__stdio_common_vswprintf_s GOG Galaxy crashes with unimplemented function vcruntime140.dll.__std_type_info_destroy_list Into The Stars (UE4 game) crashes while loading with SwapChain-GetFullscreenState error Winzip 6: Unable to install.

Install and Run Museeks, A lightweight and cross-platform music player

Museeks is a free, lightweight and cross-platform music player for Linux, Windows and Mac OSX platforms. Museeks music player uses Node.js for back-end, electron (used to be atom-shell) for embedded browser, and React.js as front-end framework and Flux with Redux as data-flow pattern. Museeks Features Lightweight music player Polished Playlists Queue management Shuffle, loop Dark theme Playback speed control Sleep mode blocker Supported formats: mp3 mp4 m4a/aac wav ogg 3gpp Museeks 0.

Vivaldi Snapshot 1.3.551.17 released with bugfixing

Vivaldi Snapshot 1.3.551.17 the latest release, is another round of bugfixes to stabilize the browser for the upcoming version 1.3 stable release. A notble update is Middle clicking on home and reload buttons pastes selection. Vivaldi Snapshot 1.3.551.17 Highlights [Linux][Regression] Selection is pasted in address field when closing tab with middle click (VB-19486) [Linux] Middle clicking on home and reload buttons pastes selection (VB-20098) [Linux] URL autocompletion overwrites clipboard content (VB-5437) [Regression] History links do not respond to touch input (VB-19383) [Regression] Switching tabs on left/right side with scroll does not work (VB-19987) [Regression] Tab close misplaced after closing tabs with many tabs open (VB-20035) [Regression] Cannot re-add a deleted bookmark (VB-18229) [Regression] Double clicking on notes no longer works (VB-18392) [Regression] “Open bookmarks with single click” Ctrl+Click (VB-18689) [Regression] Releasing the mouse button over some buttons activates them (VB-19979) [Regression] Bug in “Shift” key behaviour in “Downloads” sidebar (VB-4039) Add Web Panel dialog clipped (VB-19983) Crash on Webcam access from web panel (VB-15318) Tab-color flickers to red on different sites when opening images / news articles (VB-19312) Updated Chromium to 52.

How to install Google SketchUp Make 2016 on Ubuntu 16.04

Late last year SketchUp Make 2016 was released and all key important features where documented. Following request from few people on how to install it on Ubuntu OS, I have decided to do a small tutorial on howto install SketchUp on Ubuntu 16.04 using wine. Update on SketchUp Make 2016 Maintenance release This maintenance release fixes a Windows-only bug introduced in the first release of SketchUp 2016, also known as “M0” [version numbers 16.

Firefox 48.0 released with Multi-Process support (Electrolysis)

Mozilla Firefox 48.0 recently released, comes with a major update and improvements. One notable improvement is the introduction of Electrolysis(E10S), a multiple processes architecture that would split Firefox into multiple processes to improve responsiveness, stability, and security. Mozilla team had begun enabling this feature. Mozilla Firefox 48.0 changelog New: Roar for moar protection against harmful downloads! We’ve got your back Process separation (e10s) is enabled for some of you.

Visual Studio Code 1.4 released with improvements

Visual Studio Code 1.4 recently released, is a new type of tool that combines the simplicity of a code editor with what developers need for their core edit-build-debug cycle. Code provides comprehensive editing and debugging support, an extensibility model, and lightweight integration with existing tools. Visual Studio Code 1.4 Highlights Workbench: Editor actions such as Open Preview and Switch to Changes View are back on the title bar. IME and Copy/Paste support in the Integrated Terminal.

Stellarium 0.15.0, 3D Planetarium app released

Stellarium 0.15.0 recently released, is a free open source planetarium for your computer. It shows a realistic sky in 3D, just like what you see with the naked eye, binoculars or a telescope. Stellarium 0.15.0 is based on Qt5.6. Starting with this version, some graphics cards have been blacklisted by Qt and are automatically forced to use ANGLE on Windows. A major internal change with the StelProperty system was introduced. This allows simpler access to internal variables and therefore more ways of operation.

Atom 1.9.0 Text Editor released

Atom 1.9.0 Text Editor recently released, is a hackable text editor for the 21st century, built on atom-shell. Like other desktop apps, Atom Text has its own icon in the dock, native menus and dialogs, and full access tothe file system. It is used also as a n IDE (Integrated Development Environment). Atom is built with the same open source technologies used by modern web browsers. Atom 1.9.0 changelog Display Layers, which are going to bring speed improvements as well as new features like free-form folds (via the Fold Selection command) and an improved soft-wrapping algorithm.

Fotoxx 16.08 Photo Editor released

Fotoxx 16.08 Photo Editor recently released, is a free open source Linux program for editing photos or other images and managing a large collection (collection management). Images can be viewed in scrollable pages of thumbnails (variable size) or singly in a large window. Fotoxx 16.08 changelog Albums: Remove multiple images by clicking thumbnails. Drag thumbnails from a file manager or gallery to an album and position.

LibreOffice 5.2.0 released with new features

The Document Foundation recently released LibreOffice 5.2.0, a feature-rich major release of the best free office suite ever created. LibreOffice 5.2 provides document classification according to the TSCP standard, and a set of improved forecasting functions in Calc. In addition, multiple signature descriptions are now supported, along with import and export of signatures from OOXML files. LibreOffice 5.2.0 Changelog New drawing tools, including filled curves, polygons and freeform lines, have been added to all program modules.

cURL 7.50.1 released with cmake fix

cURL 7.50.1 recently released, is an open source, command line tool for transferring data with URL syntax, supporting DICT, FILE, FTP, FTPS, Gopher, HTTP, HTTPS, IMAP, IMAPS, LDAP, LDAPS, POP3, POP3S, RTMP, RTSP, SCP, SFTP, SMTP, SMTPS, Telnet and TFTP. curl supports SSL certificates, HTTP POST, HTTP PUT, FTP uploading, HTTP form based upload, proxies, cookies, user+password authentication (Basic, Digest, NTLM, Negotiate, kerberos…), file transfer resume, proxy tunneling and a busload of other useful tricks.

Wireshark 2.0.5 released with various bugfix

Wireshark 2.0.5 recently released, addresses some vulnerabilities issues identified since last update, including various bugfixes. One notable issue addressed in this fix is “Wireshark loses windows decorations on second screen when restarting maximized using GNOME”. Wireshark 2.0.5 Changelog T30 FCF byte decoding masks DTC, CIG and NCS TShark crashes with option “-z io,stat,…” in the presence of negative relative packet timestamps Packet size limited during capture msg is repeated in the Info column Wireshark loses windows decorations on second screen when restarting maximized using GNOME Cannot launch GTK+ version of wireshark as a normal user Restart current capture fails with “no interface selected” error when capturing in promiscuous mode Add field completion suggestions when adding a Display filter or Y Field to the IO Graph Wireshark Qt always indicates locale as “C” Wireshark crashes every time open Statistics → Conversations | Endpoints Find function within the conversations window does not work Invalid values for USB SET_REQUEST packets Display filter dropdown hides cursor Filter for field name tcp.

Skype 1.3 Alpha released with few improvements

Skype 1.3 Alpha recently released, comes with it a couple of few improvements and bug fixes to give the app a much needed stable user experience. One notable improvement in this update is the fixing of the logout function from the menu now working consistently. As commented by a user, this latest update gives you nice sound quality including video calls. Highlights of Skype 1.3 Alpha Changelog Instead of being hidden, the menu items are now disabled when you’re not signed in.

Install Anatine “Pristine Twitter app” on Ubuntu 16.04

Anatine is an opensource Pristine Twitter like app developed for OS X, Linux, and Windows OS. Anatine offers you some nice features which includes a lovely Dark mode theme and it also runs at the background when you close the app. Highlights of Features Dark mode You can toggle dark mode in the Anatine menu or with Cmd Shift D / Ctrl Shift D. []1 Background behavior When closing the window, the app will continue running in the background, in the dock on macOS and the tray on Linux/Windows.

Pithos 1.2.0 Pandora Radio client for Linux released

Pithos 1.2.0 recently released, is a native Pandora Radio client for Linux. Pithos is much more lightweight than the Pandora.com web client, and integrates with desktop features such as media keys, notifications, and the sound menu. This release is a major release involving a lot of cleanup and some UI redesigns. Pithos 1.2.0 Changelog Migrate build system to Autotools Migrate settings to GSettings Store password with SecretService (libsecret) Remove all dependencies on dbus-python Add extensive keyboard shortcuts for the main window Add Keyboard Shortcuts help window on Gtk 3.

Dropbox 7.3.29 released

Dropbox 7.3.29 recentrly released is the latest beta client desktop update. Dropbox is a storage application and service which enables users to store and sync files online and between computers. Dropbox has a cross-platform client (Windows, Mac, Linux and even Android) that enables users to drop any file into a Dropbox folder that is then synced to the web and the users’ other computers with the Dropbox client. The latest release unfortunately has no changelog.

Calibre 2.63.0 released with regex engine update to support Unicode 9.0

Calibre 2.63.0 recently released, is a free and open source e-book library management application developed by users of e-books for users of e-books. This latest release comes with regex engine update to support Unicode 9.0. Calibre 2.60.0 changelog New Features: News download: Allow controlling which periodicals are automatically sent to a specific email in Preferences-Sharing by email Edit Book: Update regex engine to support Unicode 9.

Cumulus – A Linux Desktop Weather App released

Cumulus, a weather app which was recently resurrected by Daryl Bennett, is a simple Linux desktop weather application with a clean aesthetic. Cumulus for those who may not know the history chain was forked from Typhoon (a community based version) which was based on Stormcloud by Jono Cooper. According to the developer, the apps forecasts are powered by the latest Yahoo! Weather API. Cumulus comes with a number of attractive features: Set a custom background color and Location Adjust opacity Choose between various temperatures such as celsius, fahrenheit, & kelvin Select your desired wind speed unit as follows miles/h, kilometre/h, metres/s Toggle Unity Launcher badge Few Known Bugs There are a few grey clouds spoiling an otherwise bright first run Some opacity issues on first-run Dead links Broken support pages Credits panel that credits the old developers Window isn’t resizable may annoy some of you Install Cumulus on on Ubuntu 16.

Skype for Linux Alpha released

Skype for Linux Alpha recently released, is an early edition of a new version of Skype for Linux. Currently it lacks some features seen on the skype app but all of the features will be released in the final version. It can be installed globally but is currently available in English only. According to the developers, this release comes with the latest, fastest and most responsive Skype UI, so you can share files, photos, videos and a whole new range of new emoticons with your friends.

Wmail 1.3.2, a Gmail & Google Inbox Client released

Wmail 1.3.2 recently released, is the missing desktop client for Gmail & Google Inbox. Wmail brings the Gmail and Google Inbox experience to your desktop in a neatly packaged app. This release focuses on code improvement and filesize reduction, in addition to a few great features and bug fixes. Wmail 1.3.2 Changelog Features Added keyboard shortcuts for prev and next mailbox. ctrl/cmd+ Added navigate backwards and forwards shortcuts.

OpenTTD 1.6.1 Transport Tycoon Deluxe game released

OpenTTD 1.6.1 (ttd) recently released, is an open source simulation game based upon the popular Microprose game “Transport Tycoon Deluxe“, written by Chris Sawyer. It attempts to mimic the original game as closely as possible while extending it with lots of new features and enhancements. OpenTTD 1.6.1 + Rc1 changelog Fix: Compilation and optimisation issues with GCC6 Fix: Compilation with –disable-network Fix: [NewGRF] shift-and-add-divide/modulo varadjusts use signed division/modulo Fix: Company 0 could accept engine previews before they were offered Feature: Mexican Spanish Change: Performance improvement for dedicated servers by skipping drawing calls earlier in the process Fix: Automatic servicing of road vehicles compared path finder costs with tile distances, thus vehicles went to depots which were factor 100 too far away Fix: Enforce a non-zero load amount for all vehicles, so that vehicles can process their cargo reservations Fix: Do not decrease the column width of depot windows when vehicles with high unitnumbers leave Fix: Button size computation in script configuration window Fix: [NewGRF] Set date of last service on construction also for wagons and articulated parts Fix: Vehicles could not be hidden from the purchase list when they were in exclusive preview Fix: Dock and roadstop picker, client list and town authority window did not auto-resize according to their content when they were positioned at the bottom of the screen Fix: Various incorrect but uncritical size computations in the content client Fix: Memory leak when disabling palette animation Fix: [NewGRF] The house id as returned by house variable 66 was incorrect when querying neighboured tiles Fix: [Build] Compilation failure with gcc 6.

G’MIC 1.7.4 Image Processing Framework Released

G’MIC 1.7.4 recently released, is an open and full-featured framework for image processing, similar to Gimp, providing several different user interfaces to convert, manipulate, filter, visualize generic image datasets, from 1d scalar signals to 3d+t sequences of multi-spectral volumetric images. G’MIC 1.7.4 changelog New features: [stdlib] New commands -fade_files, -fade_video, -morph_files and -morph_video which compute a streamed temporal fading/morphing of a sequence of images (given as an input filename pattern, or a video file).

GIMP 2.8.18 released to fix a vulnerability in the XCF loading code

GIMP 2.8.18 was recently released to fix a vulnerability in the XCF loading code (CVE-2016-4994). With special XCF files, GIMP can be caused to crash, and possibly be made to execute arbitrary code provided by the attacker. This release includes additional bug fixes since 2.8.16. An important change has happened to the initial startup experience on Microsoft Windows and OS X platforms – any “GIMP is not responding” errors encountered there should be gone.

Wine 1.9.14 Dev released with GDI improvement

Wine 1.9.14 Dev recently released, comes with a number of new features, improvements and bugfixes. A notable update to this release is more Shader Model 5 support in Direct3D; Some more write support in WebServices; Performance improvements in GDI; Some more progress towards the Direct3D command stream and various bug fixes. Wine 1.9.14 Dev Changelog Control ” has no parent window in ExpressQuantumGrid Kingsoft Office 2012 can’t read it’s default file System Tray Icons Not Appearing In Mac System Tray AveraSell 4.

How to install VLC 2.2.4 Media Player on Ubuntu 16.04

VLC 2.2.4 “Weatherwax” released today by VideoLAN development team is the fourth stable update to VLC’s 2.2 release series. This latest release fixes a few bugs reported on VLC 2.2.3 for Windows XP and certain audio files. It also includes updated codecs libraries and fixes a security issue when playing specifically crafted QuickTime files as well as a 3rd party security issue in libmad. VLC 2.2.4 Highlights Fix crash in G.

Duplicity 0.7.08 Released, Install on Ubuntu 16.04

Duplicity 0.7.08 recently released, allows you to backup directories by producing encrypted tar-format volumes and uploading them to a remote or local file server. Because duplicity uses librsync, the incremental archives are space efficient and only record the parts of files that have changed since the last backup. The duplicity package also includes the rdiffdir utility. Rdiffdir is an extension of librsync’s rdiff to directories—it can be used to produce signatures and deltas of directories as well as regular files.

Kodi v17 “Krypton” Alpha 2 released, Install on Ubuntu 16.04

Kodi v17 “Krypton” Alpha 2 recently released, comes with an awesome new default skin however the vast improvements in this release are deep in the bowels of Kodi core code. Since Kodi v16 there were 1179 pull-request (code change requests) which hold 3735 commits (code chunk changes) spread over 6679 files done. Kodi v17 “Krypton” Alpha 2 Changelog 10bit/HEVC hardware enabled playback on INtel or NVIDIA GPU that have the capabilities (see hardware specs) Refactor of scrapers Fix possible high CPU usage with GUI rendering Playback improvement on all platforms Support for multiple external ratings and userrating from GUI and smartplaylists Audio and subtitle filter added to smartplaylists Use ffmpeg for loading certain types of images and drop external libraries Added PVR to eventlog feature Various database optimisations Unify behaviour of context menu Improvements on binary add-on handling Rework of rendercapture which is used by boblight or ambilight implementations Removes SAP streams support Added MVC, framepack and 3D switching support on Raspberri-Pi Change certain settings from spinners to a list Further improvements on DirectX implementation Further unify certain skin windows to make it easier to make new skins without duplicating same code Music mood scanning Game controller add-ons Improved tag reading from music files Improvement on Kodi rendering system which should reduce CPU load and pave the way to headless some day Add InProgress node for TV Shows Fix CPU count on Android Various changes to Kodi python API.

FileZilla 3.19.0 released with bug fix

FileZilla Client 3.19.0 recently released, is an open source, cross-platform graphical FTP (port 21), SFTP (port 22), and FTPS (FTP over SSL/TLS – Port 990) client with lots of features and an intuitive graphical user interface. Among others, the features of FileZilla includes Supports FTP, FTP over SSL/TLS (FTPS) and SSH File Transfer Protocol (SFTP), Cross-platform. FileZilla 3.19.0 changelog New features: Building FileZilla now depends on libfilezilla = 0.

Calibre 2.60.0 released with news download feature

Calibre 2.60.0 recently released, is a free and open source e-book library management application developed by users of e-books for users of e-books. This latest release comes with improved configuration dialog for the Kobo Touch device driver. Calibre 2.60.0 changelog New Features: Edit metadata: In the drop down list for languages, show the five most recently used languages first. Edit Book: Check Book: Add a check for missing navigation documents in EPUB 3 books Kobo driver: Improved configuration dialog for the Kobo Touch device driver Copy to Library: Do not abort the copy process if only some books fail to copy, instead report which books failed and copy the rest.

Chromium 51.0.2704.103, Google Chrome Open Source Version released

The stable channel for Chromium Browser has recvently been updated to Chromium 51.0.2704.103 for Windows, Mac and Linux. Chromium Browser is an open-source browser project that aims to build a safer, faster, and more stable way for all Internet users to experience the web. Chromium serves as a base for Google Chrome, which is Chromium re-branded with very few additions such as usage tracking and an auto-updater system. Chromium 51.

ImageMagick 7.0.2-1 released, Install on Ubuntu

ImageMagick 7.0.2-1 recently released, is a software suite to create, edit, compose, or convert bitmap images. It can read and write images in a variety of formats (over 100) including DPX, EXR, GIF, JPEG, JPEG-2000, PDF, PNG, Postscript, SVG, and TIFF. Use ImageMagick to resize, flip, mirror, rotate, distort, shear and transform images, adjust image colors, apply various special effects, or draw text, lines, polygons, ellipses and Bézier curves. ImageMagick 7.

Cinnamon 3.0.6 released, Install on Linux Mint

Cinnamon 3.0.6 recently released, is a Linux desktop which provides advanced innovative features and featuring a traditional layout, built from modern technology for user experience. This latest release comes with a number of fixes highlighted below. Cinnamon 3.0.6 Changelog: Add a generic “bluetooth” icon power applet: Don’t connect to any signals that call _devicesChanged until we have the power proxy (since the callbacks assume we do have it).

Pidgin 2.11.0 Messenger App released, Install on Ubuntu 16.04

Pidgin 2.11.0 recently released, is a chat program which lets you log into accounts on multiple chat networks simultaneously. This means that you can be chatting with friends on MSN, talking to a friend on Google Talk, and sitting in a Yahoo chat room all at the same time. Pidgin runs on Windows, Linux, and other UNIX operating systems, and it’s compatible with the following chat networks out of the box: AIM, ICQ, Google Talk, Jabber/XMPP, MSN Messenger, Yahoo!

SuperTuxKart 0.9.2 beta, a 3D Kart Racing Game released

SuperTuxKart 0.9.2 beta recently released, is a Free 3D kart racing game, with many tracks, characters and modes you can play. You can play with up to 4 friends on one PC, racing against each other, or you can just try beating the computer (a network multiplayer feature is planned). SuperTuxKart Features Over 20 tracks and arenas Split-screen multiplayer support Many game modes Grand Prix Single Race Time Trial Follow-the-leader 3-Strikes Battles Fun characters Free addons repository Runs on Windows, Linux and Mac OS X SuperTuxKart 0.

Oracle VM VirtualBox 5.0.22 released, Install on Ubuntu 16.04

VirtualBox 5.0.22 released today, a maintenance release of VirtualBox 5.0 which improves stability and fixes regressions. Some addressed issues includes fix for certain 32-bit guests, fixed mouse pointer offset, made old X.Org releases work again with kernels 3.11 and later, fixed X.Org crash after hard guest reset. VirtualBox 5.0.22 changelog VMM: fixes for certain Intel Atom hosts VMM: properly restore the complete FPU state for 32-bit guests on 64-bit hosts on Intel Sandy Bridge and Ivy Bridge CPUs VMM: new I/O-APIC implementation fixing several bugs and improving the performance under certain conditions VMM: fixed a potential Linux guest panic on AMD hosts VMM: fixed a potential hang with 32-bit EFI guests on Intel CPUs (VT-x without unrestricted guest execution) GUI: don’t allow to start subsequent separate VM instances GUI: raised upper limit for video capture screen resolution GUI: warn if the VM has less than 128MB VRAM configured and 3D enabled Main: when monitoring DNS configuration changes on Windows hosts avoid false positives from competing DHCP renewals.

Wine 1.8.3 released, Install on Ubuntu OS

Wine 1.8.3 recently released, comes with a number of new features, improvements and bugfixes. A notable update to this release is the addition of lots of NVidia cards to the GPU description table, updates to the national language support files. Wine 1.8.3 Update TeX2Word will not install Cannot scroll documents being compared in winmerge winhelp: Some images not shown in certain 16-bit Help files Multiple 64-bit applications crash on startup (violation of the Windows 64-bit ABI, stack pointer (RSP) must be 16-byte aligned when making a call to Win64 API) Adventure games from Kheops Studio hang after the logo screen (Safecracker, Destination: Treasure Island, Nostradamus: Lost Prophecy, Dracula 3, Return to Mysterious Island 2) Mystic Diary – Haunted Island: Multiple sprite-related bugs in hidden object scenes ElsterFormular crashes when trying to print already sent income tax return Office 2010 font embedding when exporting to PDF Multiple GOG.

weechat 1.5 Chat App released, Install on Ubuntu 16.04

WeeChat 1.5 recently released, is a free, fast, light and extensible chat client. It was written from scratch, and is actively developed. WeeChat has a text interface and runs on many operating systems, such as Linux, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD, Unix, GNU Hurd, Mac OS X, Windows (cygwin). WeeChat Features modular: a lightweight core with optional plugins multi-protocols architecture (mainly IRC) extensible with C, Python, Perl, Ruby, Lua, Tcl, Scheme and Javascript fully documented and translated into several languages a free program released under the GPLv3 license an active project with a large community for scripts.

Blender 2.77a released with GPU support for Smoke/Fire

Blender 2.77a recently released, is a free and open source 3D animation suite. It supports the entirety of the 3D pipeline—modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing and motion tracking, even video editing and game creation. This latest update Blender 2.77a comes with a number of important bug fixes. Blender 2.77a changelog Cycles: Better Subsurface Scattering, GPU support for Smoke/Fire and Point Density. Grease pencil stroke sculpting and improved workflow.

How to install Plex Media Server 0.9.16.6 for Linux on Ubuntu 16.04

Plex Media Server 0.9.16.6 recently released, is a free powerful application that enables you to manage and organize all of your personal media files stored on your computer, making it beautiful and streaming it to all of your devices (mobile phones & tablets, smart TVs, other streaming devices) across a local network or over the Internet. Plex Media Server changelog Various updates to Services and Media Flags (Windows) Localized tray icon to German, Spanish, French, Japanese, and Chinese.

SMPlayer 16.6.0 supports touch screens, Install on Ubuntu 16.04

SMPlayer 16.6.0 recently released now supports touch screens. SMPlayer is a free media player for Windows and Linux with built-in codecs that can play virtually all video and audio formats. It doesn’t need any external codecs. Just install SMPlayer and you’ll be able to play all formats without the hassle to find and install codec packs. SMPlayer 16.6.0 Changelog Support for 2 in 1 computers with touch screens. SMPlayer includes now a ‘tablet mode’, available in the menu Options When the option is turned on it makes some changes in the interface so that it would be easier to control SMPlayer by touching the screen.

Corebird 1.2.2 released, Install on Ubuntu 16.04

Corebird 1.2.2 recently released, is an open-source, Twitter client App developed in GTK 3.12, and it comes with all the main twitter features, which includes: Tweets Streaming, Favorites, Lists, Filters, Integrated Search, Mentions/Notifications, among others. Corebird 1.2.2 changelog Remove margins from the buttons in the topbar. This caused problems with some gtk+ themes gtk+ Install Corebird 1.2.2 on Ubuntu 16.04 and Ubuntu 15.10 sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/corebird sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install corebird

Brackets 1.7 officially released, Install on Ubuntu 16.04

Adobe Brackets 1.7 recently released, is a lightweight, yet powerful, modern text editor. With focused visual tools and preprocessor support, Brackets is a modern text editor that makes it easy to design in the browser. Adobe Brackets 1.7 changelog What’s New CEF shell upgrade to 2623: Brackets app shell is now upgraded to CEF 2623. The long standing issue with mouse scroll being too fast on Windows is now fixed with the CEF upgrade.

Enlightenment 0.20.9 released, Install on Ubuntu

Enlightenment 0.20.9 recently released, is a bugfix release that improves on the 0.20.8 release and resolves a number of issues. Enlightenment is an open-source desktop environment, which contains customization with animations, effects and dedicated applications. Enlightenment 0.20.9 changelog e start – no it doesny need dbus-launch e – suspend.hibernat intelligently – dont account for ac power stop filling logs with buffer transform/scale spam change ‘if’ clause to make gcc-6 happy enlightenment_open: correctly return the exist status code of the executed command just a small patch to make sure evry_hide does not get called synchronously from an Evry_Action Updating italian translation remove pulse sinks/sources from list before running cbs which access the list fix e_place_zone_region_smart_cleanup() add client util function for detecting popups, block popups in ibar/tasks update README.

Qt 5.6.1 released, Install on Ubuntu 16.04

Qt 5.6.1 recently released, is a cross-platform application framework that is widely used for developing application software with a graphical user interface (GUI), and also used for developing non-GUI programs such as command-line tools and consoles for servers. Qt 5.6.1 brings over 800 improvements on top of the already solid Qt 5.6.0 release. Qt 5.6.1 Highlights Out of the over 800 improvements, there are many error corrections across all modules of Qt, as well as updates to the documentation and various translations of Qt.

Firefox 48.0 beta released with Enhanced protection against malware downloads

Mozilla Firefox 48.0 beta was recently released by Mozilla team. A notable feature is the enhanced protection against malware downloads, WebRTC improvements, New design of the URL bar result panel with more results and many more. Mozilla Firefox 48.0 beta changelog New Enhanced protection against malware downloads WebRTC improvements: Delay-agnostic AEC enabled Full duplex for GNU/Linux and Mac OS X enabled ICE Restart & Update is supported Cloning of MediaStream and MediaStreamTrack is now supported New design of the URL bar result panel with more results Skia, the graphic library, enabled by default on GNU/Linux for better canvas performances Tab and Shift+F10 are now also supported in Firefox customization mode fixed Fixed Jabra headset and Logitech C920 webcam audio issue; users heard a frequency distorted (i.

How to install Wireshark 2.1.1 development release on Ubuntu 16.10

Wireshark 2.1.1 development release recently released, is a free, open source packet analyzer used for network troubleshooting, monitoring, analysis, software and communications protocol development. The latest release comes with a number of vulnerabilities & bug fixes. Wireshark Changelog You can now switch between between Capture and File Format dissection of the current capture file via the View menu in the Qt GUI. You can now show selected packet bytes as ASCII, HTML, Image, ISO 8859-1, Raw, UTF-8, a C array, or YAML.

Lollypop 0.9.109 Gnome Media Player released, Install on Ubuntu 16.04

Lollypop 0.9.109 recently released, is an open-source, GNOME audio player developed in GTK+3, and was created as an alternative to Rhythmbox. Lollypop provides support for mp3/4, ogg and flac, Genre/Cover browsing, Genre/Artist/Cover browsing, Search, Queue, Party mode, Replay gain, Cover art downloader, Context artist view. Lollypop 0.9.109 Changelog Fix an issue with tooltips Fix an issue with some MTP devices Fix issues with collection scanner Strip search strings Rework playback menu New lock playback option (Ctrl + l) Install Lollypop 0.

Wine 1.9.12 released with fix to Dragon Age 2 demo sound

Wine 1.9.12 recently released, comes with a number of new features, improvements and bugfixes. A notable update to this release is Bug fix update of the Mono engine, Initial version of a taskbar in desktop mode, Fixes for right-to-left languages in Uniscribe, More Shader Model 4 support in Direct3D, Better metafile support in RichEdit and various bug fixes. Wine 1.9.12 Update Dance eJay Demo 7 crashes due to unimplemented interface relating to devenum Bad hlp table rendering Threads not allocated to multiple processors.

How to install VidMasta 21.6 Movie App on Ubuntu 16.04

VidMasta 21.6 recently released, is a freely distributed application designed to allow users to search for, read about, preview, watch, and download any movie and television titles that are being shared online. This means users can quickly and easily get detailed information about their favorite movies or the latest TV shows. VidMasta Features Watch or download movie and television titles in any format (TV, DVD, 720p, 1080i/p) with as few as two clicks of the mouse.

How to install Atom 1.8.0 Text Editor on Ubuntu 16.04

Atom 1.8.0 Text Editor released today, is a hackable text editor for the 21st century, built on atom-shell. Like other desktop apps, Atom Text has its own icon in the dock, native menus and dialogs, and full access tothe file system. It is used also as a n IDE (Integrated Development Environment). Atom is built with the same open source technologies used by modern web browsers. Atom 1.8.0 changelog Better environment handling Shortcut for moving text left/right core.

How to install LibreCAD 2.1.0 on Ubuntu 16.04

LibreCAD 2.1.0 recently released, is a fully comprehensive 2D CAD drawing tool based on the community edition of QCAD. LibreCAD has been re-structured and ported to Qt version 4 and works cross platform, including Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and Linux (Debian, Ubuntu, Fedora, Mandriva, Suse). This latest release is a years work and it comes with lots and lots of new features, bugfixes and improvements. See hightlight below: Features themed icons option exclusive snap mode (only one mode can be enabled) custom menu creator (more) custom toolbar creator (more) boost version in the About window links to the contributors page and LICENSE in the About window copy button in the About window di for divide mp for properties options to clear settings (restore defaults) custom toolbar that allows users to add the last triggered action open your browser and our wiki from the help menu Bugs Fixed tool options were still shown after a drawing or print preview was closed export image’s resolution field did not work invalid objects were allowed to exist, causing auto-zoom errors a layer’s inline icons could be highlighted layers were activated when clicking their inline icons (e.

ImageMagick 7.0.1-10 released, Install on Ubuntu 16.04

ImageMagick 7.0.1-10 recently released, is a software suite to create, edit, compose, or convert bitmap images. It can read and write images in a variety of formats (over 100) including DPX, EXR, GIF, JPEG, JPEG-2000, PDF, PNG, Postscript, SVG, and TIFF. Use ImageMagick to resize, flip, mirror, rotate, distort, shear and transform images, adjust image colors, apply various special effects, or draw text, lines, polygons, ellipses and Bézier curves. ImageMagick 7.

How to install Visual Studio Code 1.2 on Ubuntu 16.04

Visual Studio Code 1.2 recently released, is a new type of tool that combines the simplicity of a code editor with what developers need for their core edit-build-debug cycle. Code provides comprehensive editing and debugging support, an extensibility model, and lightweight integration with existing tools. This latest release of has some great new features, enhancements to existing features, and a set of important bug fixes. See highlights below: Editor: Ability to trim automatically inserted whitespace, a new key binding to select all find matches, and the Peek view is now resizable.

How to install RemoteBox 2.1 tool on Ubuntu 16.04

RemoteBox 2.1 recently released, is a VirtualBox client tool that enables you to essentially administer the installation of a virtualbox on a server remotely (ie over the network), including its guests and interact with them as if they were running locally. RemoteBox 2.1 Changelog Added support for TCP mode on virtual serial ports Added support for encryption of the guest Added additional fields in the VMM, Encrypted & UUID Added support for 4 serial ports Added support for setting the audio controller codec Paused guests can now be powered off Set default guest OS types for new guests to Windows 7 64bit, Ubuntu 64bit, Solaris 11 64bit for their respective OS families Improved logon failure error reporting.

How To Install Calibre 2.58 on Ubuntu 16.04 and Derivatives

Calibre 2.58 recently released, is a free and open source e-book library management application developed by users of e-books for users of e-books. This latest release comes with a text search tool to conveniently search for text even if it crosses multiple HTML tags. Calibre 2.58 changelog New Features Edit Book: A text search tool to conveniently search for text even if it crosses multiple HTML tags (Search-Search ignoring HTML markup) OSX: Allow drag and drop of file onto viewer dock icon to view file Bug Fixes Workaround for incompatibility between Qt 5.

How to install Android Studio 2.1.2 on Ubuntu 16.04

Android Studio 2.1.2 recently released, is a new Android development environment based on IntelliJ IDEA and similar to Eclipse with the ADT Plugin. Android Studio provides integrated Android developer tools for development and debugging. The latest version Android Studio 2.1.2 includes minor bug fixes, instant run improvements, and native development performance enhancements. Android Studio 2.1.2 includes a number of small changes and bug fixes: Instant Run updates and bug fixes Improved performance in LLDB and a notification in studio when there are LLDB crashes.

Vivaldi 1.2 released with editable mouse gestures

Vivaldi 1.2 had just been released today, and this release comes loaded with new feature updates and improvements. Most notable feature is the editable mouse gestures so what this means is you can now Make Your Own Mouse Gestures (MYOMG). Others includes new shortcuts, better tabs and more customizations. How to create custom Mouse Gesture [youtube height=”HEIGHT” width=”WIDTH”]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tQvSDd6-ol4[/youtube] Vivaldi 1.2 Highlights Better tabs: The new Tab Page setting allows you to choose any web page as the starting point for a new tab.

How to Install Fotoxx 16.06 Photo Editor on Ubuntu 16.04

Fotoxx 16.06 Photo Editor recently released, is a free open source Linux program for editing photos or other images and managing a large collection (collection management). Images can be viewed in scrollable pages of thumbnails (variable size) or singly in a large window. Fotoxx 16.06 changelog Many popup tips were added to dialogs to improve ease of use. Edit Metadata and Edit Geotags were integrated for better ease of use.

How to Install Whatsie Chat, A WhatsApp Web Client on Ubuntu 16.04

I recently came across a simple & beautiful desktop client for WhatsApp Web called Whatsie. Whatsie allows you to chat without distractions. Not affiliated with WhatsApp or Facebook. This is NOT an official product. Whatsie is still in beta, so some features might not work properly. Features Themes & Mini Mode Native Notifications (with reply on OS X) Spell Checker & Auto Correct Keyboard Shortcuts Launch on OS startup Automatic Updates Whatsie Beta Changelogs Improve the ordering of menu items (Linux, Windows).

Tor Browser 6.0 is released, Install on Ubuntu 16.04

Tor Browser 6.0 released today, comes with major updates and is the first stable release in the 6.0 series. This release brings us up to date with Firefox 45-ESR, which should mean a better support for HTML5 video on Youtube, as well as a host of other improvements. The release also features new privacy enhancements and disables features. While on the security side this release makes sure that SHA1 certificate support is disabled and the updater is not only relying on the signature alone but is checking the hash of the downloaded update file as well before applying it.

Running Cube Challenge

Take your cube to infinite levels with quick reaction There are a series of spikes on your way and you need to jump through these spikes. Tap once to leap or you can tap twice to leap twice to pass through tough obstacles that come your way.Spikes and height of levels increase with time and show off your quick reaction while scoring extremely high scores to tease your friends. Download   Be careful to time your jump perfectly to overcome the obstacles.

How to install PHP 5.5.36 & PHP 5.6.22 on Ubuntu 16.04

PHP 5.5.36 & PHP 5.6.22 both recently released, is a popular general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited to web development. Fast, flexible and pragmatic, PHP powers everything from your blog to the most popular websites in the world. PHP 5.5.36 Changelog Core: Fixed bug #72114 (Integer underflow / arbitrary null write in fread/gzread). (CVE-2016-5096) Fixed bug #72135 (Integer Overflow in php_html_entities). (CVE-2016-5094) GD: Fixed bug #72227 (imagescale out-of-bounds read).

How to Install Wine 1.9.11 on Ubuntu 16.04 and Derivatives

Wine 1.9.11 recently released, comes with a number of new features, improvements and bugfixes. A notable update to this release is Better support for long URLs in WinInet; Various Direct3D 11 improvements; Down-mixing support in DirectSound; Some cosmetic improvements in desktop mode and many others. Wine 1.9.11 Update Safrosoft RoX freezes at start. Starship Titanic hanging on video replay The Witcher: Character models are sometimes invisible Multiple games crash during attempt to write past the end of mip level, expecting contiguous mipchain allocation (League of Legends, Warlock Master of the Arcane, PSOBB) Gómez Peer: CPU utilisation diagnostic does not work (requires kernel32.

How to Install Liferea 1.10.19 Linux Feed Reader on Ubuntu 16.04

In this guide you will see how to install Liferea 1.10.19 Linux Feed Reader on Ubuntu 16.04. Liferea 1.10.19 recently released, is a web feed reader/news aggregator that brings together all of the content from your favorite subscriptions into a simple interface that makes it easy to organize and browse feeds. Its GUI is similar to a desktop mail/news client, with an embedded graphical browser. This is a maintenance release for Liferea 1.

How To Install Telegram Desktop 0.9.49 on Ubuntu 16.04

Telegram Desktop 0.9.49 recently released, is a messaging app with a focus on speed and security, it’s superfast, simple and free. You can use Telegram on all your devices at the same time — your messages sync seamlessly across any of your phones, tablets or computers. With Telegram, you can send messages, photos, videos and files of any type (doc, zip, mp3, etc) to people who are in your phone contacts and have Telegram.

How to Install Light Table 0.8.1 on Ubuntu 16.04

Light Table 0.8.1 recently released, is a unique kind of integrated development environment (IDE) – a reactive work surface for the creation and exploration of our programs. It allows you to have a real-time debugging of your code while typing. This means you get a real-time feedback allowing instant execution, debugging and access to documentation. Light Table 0.8.1 Changelog CHANGED: [:app :lt.objs.settings/pair-keymap-diffs] behavior is being deprecated. Use [:editor :lt.

How To Install Shotwell 0.23.1 on Ubuntu 15.04

Shotwell 0.23.1 recently released, is a digital photo organizer designed for the GNOME 3 desktop environment. It allows you to import photos from disk or camera, organize them in various ways, view them in full-window or fullscreen mode, and export them to share with others. The Yorba Foundation wrote Shotwell in the Vala programming language. Shotwell 0.23.1 update Update Facebook application id. Facebook integration works again Remove obsolete VAPIs Remove custom WEXITSTATUS implementation Fix an assert in file monitor caused by renaming a file Rename “Yorba website” to “Shotwell website” in About dialog so it actually says what it does Change the way how shotwell checks whether it runs uninstalled to allow running with symlinks Copyright was transferred from Yorba to SFC Do not block closing the viewer if there was an issue loading the photo Remove remaining references to .

How To Install PhotoFiltre LX 0.9 Demo Image Editor on Ubuntu 16.04

PhotoFiltre LX 0.9 Demo recently released, is a powerful image editing software developed by Dylan Coakley. PhotoFiltre LX is inspired by the image editor currently only available on Microsoft Windows – PhotoFiltre. However, it will not be a straight clone. It is being built from the ground up to be much improved and cross platform too! PhotoFiltre LX 0.9 Demo Changelog New colour selection palette Styling improvements to the colour selectors.

How to Install The Battle for Wesnoth 1.12.6 on Ubuntu 16.04

Battle for Wesnoth 1.12.6 released this week, is a maintenance release for the stable 1.12.x series and, as such, it delivers an assortment of bug fixes and other improvements over previous releases in this series. In particular, this version includes an important regression fix for non-QWERTY keyboards, and a few fixes for long-standing UI and terrain graphics issues. Battle For Wesnoth 1.12.6 Changelog Campaigns: Legend of Wesmere: Fixed recruit lists for AI sides in MP mode.

How To Install Dropbox 4.3.26 Beta Build on Ubuntu 16.04

Dropbox 4.3.26 Beta build recently released, is a storage application and service which enables users to store and sync files online and between computers. Dropbox has a cross-platform client (Windows, Mac, Linux and even Android) that enables users to drop any file into a Dropbox folder that is then synced to the web and the users’ other computers with the Dropbox client. Files in the Dropbox folder may then be shared with other Dropbox users or accessed from the web.

How To Install Font on Ubuntu 16.10 and Ubuntu 16.04

Are you looking to install font on your Ubuntu OS? There are certain cases or situations where you want to use a specific font type that is readily not available in your Ubuntu Operating System. In this tutorial, I will show you how to simply install a Microsoft font or a Google Web font that is of interest to you easily on your Ubuntu 16.10 or Ubuntu 16.04 or any other earlier versions of Ubuntu.

Nvidia 367.18 Beta Linux Display Driver released – How to install on Ubuntu 16.10

Nvidia team has announced the release of NVIDIA 367.18 Beta Linux Graphics driver for Linux-based operating systems and its available for download. This release comes with a number of OpenGL bugfix and other fixes to previous version. Nvidia 367.18 Beta changelog Fixed a bug that would cause OpenGL applications to crash when creating a context on one X display connection, then making it current with no associated drawable on another X display connection.

How To Install Calibre 2.57 on Ubuntu 16.04 and Derivatives

Calibre 2.57 recently released, is a free and open source e-book library management application developed by users of e-books for users of e-books. This latest release comes with a new “Ornamental” cover design for the “Generate cover” feature and a host of new sources. Calibre 2.57 changelog New Features Driver for the Bq Cervantes 3 A new “Ornamental” cover design for the “Generate cover” feature Windows: Use a helper process that does not load any calibre DLLs to display file open/save dialogs.

How to Install Git 2.8.3 on Ubuntu 16.04 and other derivatives

Git 2.8.3 recently released, is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency. Git is easy to learn and has a tiny footprint with lightning fast performance. It outclasses SCM tools like Subversion, CVS, Perforce, and ClearCase with features like cheap local branching, convenient staging areas, and multiple workflows. Git 2.8.3 changelog “git send-email” now uses a more readable timestamps when formulating a message ID.

How To Install ImageMagick 7.0.1-5 on Ubuntu 16.04 and Derivatives

ImageMagick 7.0.1-5 recently released, is a software suite to create, edit, compose, or convert bitmap images. It can read and write images in a variety of formats (over 100) including DPX, EXR, GIF, JPEG, JPEG-2000, PDF, PNG, Postscript, SVG, and TIFF. Use ImageMagick to resize, flip, mirror, rotate, distort, shear and transform images, adjust image colors, apply various special effects, or draw text, lines, polygons, ellipses and Bézier curves.

Scribus 1.5.2 – An Open Source Desktop Publishing Released

Scribus 1.5.2 recently released, is a page layout program for Linux, FreeBSD, PC-BSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Solaris, OpenIndiana, Debian GNU/Hurd, Mac OS X, OS/2 Warp 4, eComStation, Haiku and Windows. Scribus since inception has evolved into one of the premier Open Source desktop applications. This latest release of the development version Scribus 1.5.2, is another major step onto the next fully-featured version 1.6.0. In terms of stability, 1.5.2 can be already be regarded as robust.

Install SQLite Browser 3.8 on Ubuntu 16.04 and Derivatives

In this tutorial, we’re going to show you how to Install SQLite Browser 3.8 on Ubuntu 16.04 and Derivatives. SQLite Browser 3.8.0 which was released end of last year is now available for installation via the PPA. SQLite Browser is a visual tool used to create, design and edit database files compatible with SQLite. This release contains some important enhancements, and fixes. Install SQLite Browser 3.8 on Ubuntu 16.04 and Derivatives SQLite Browser 3.

How To Install cURL 7.49.0 on Ubuntu 16.04 and Derivatives

In this article we’re going to show you how to install cURL 7.49.0 on Ubuntu. cURL 7.49.0 recently released, is an open source, command line tool for transferring data with URL syntax, supporting DICT, FILE, FTP, FTPS, Gopher, HTTP, HTTPS, IMAP, IMAPS, LDAP, LDAPS, POP3, POP3S, RTMP, RTSP, SCP, SFTP, SMTP, SMTPS, Telnet and TFTP. curl supports SSL certificates, HTTP POST, HTTP PUT, FTP uploading, HTTP form based upload, proxies, cookies, user+password authentication (Basic, Digest, NTLM, Negotiate, kerberos…), file transfer resume, proxy tunneling and a busload of other useful tricks.

How To Install Krita 3.0 on Ubuntu 16.04

Krita 3.0 had been released and this is a really big release: animation support integrated into Krita’s core, Instant Preview for better performance painting and drawing with big brushes on big canvases, ported to the latest version of the Qt platform and too many bigger and smaller new features and improvements to mention!. Krita 3.0 Highlights Animatable raster layers – Animated raster images with frames, and use the time-line docker to order them.

How To Install Sublime Text 3 Build 3114 Beta on Ubuntu 16.04 and Others

Sublime Text 3 build 3114 recently released, is a sophisticated cross-platform text and source code editor, with a Python application programming interface (API). Sublime Text is proprietary software. Its functionality is extendable with plugins. Sublime Text 3 build 3114 changelog New C++, JavaScript and Rust syntax definitions with improved accuracy and performance Many other syntax highlighting improvements OSX: Improved rendering performance, especially on high resolution screens Improved word wrap behavior Improved spell check behavior Improved file indexing behavior with multiple windows open Themes may now be switched on the fly without artifacts HTML: Pressing enter when between a tag pair will increase indentation Some snippets have have been moved into a sub-directories, so custom overrides and key bindings that reference them will need to be updated show_scope_name command shows the scope in a popup Package Development: Added ‘Syntax Tests – Regex Compatibility’ build variant for evaluating syntax definition performance Package Development: Expanded the set of regexes the new regex engine is able to handle Syntax Definitions: Fixed some cases where pop matches with back references weren’t working correctly Fixed some Unicode handling issues in Goto Anything Fixed a scenario where changes to .

Vivaldi Snapshot 1.2.479.8 released with more keyboard shortcuts

Vivaldi Snapshot 1.2.479.8 the latest release, comes with more added default shortcuts (all tweakable!); fixed tab opening to better follow the selected setting (and renamed the settings to be clearer); fixed a bunch of minor issues in the address field; fixed a number of small (but annoying) regressions; updated Chromium to 51. Vivaldi Snapshot 1.2.479.8 Highlights [Regression] Ctrl+Tab doesn’t always work [Regression] User Interface zoom does not work with Zoom per Tab [Translation] Strings that need pluralisation forms Address bar drop down shows up on paste and go Bookmark nick triggers search if inserted using paste and go Can’t remove old typed entries from search box dropdown (VB-17326) Change shortcut defaults so that ⌘/Ctrl+1-9 switched to the corresponding tab from left to right: The old defaults can still be mapped by the user.

ReactOS 0.4.1 (Windows XP Alternative) released

The ReactOS team recently announced the release of ReactOS 0.4.1 just three months after the release of 0.4.0. ReactOS is the best known Windows XP alternative. Imagine running your favorite Windows applications and drivers in an open-source environment you can trust. That’s ReactOS. Not just an Open but also a Free operating system. ReactOS 0.4.1 Changelog Due to the brief period of time between the two releases, 0.4.1 is ultimately a refinement of what was in 0.

How To Install IntelliJ IDEA 2016.1.2 Community Edition on Ubuntu

IntelliJ IDEA 2016.1.2 Community Edition which was recently released addresses two important security issues. The vulnerabilities, in various forms, are also present in older versions of the IDE; therefore, patches for those are also available. IntelliJ IDEA 2016.1.2 Community Edition Highlights User Interface: Structure ToolWindow sorts shortens entry names wrong Having focus in “Database Console” and pressing “close tab” with CMD-w always closes SQL console instead No “Print…” opption in File menu gdb console is blinking and adding and deleting scroll bar.

Install Freeminer 0.4.14.8 – A Minecraft-inspired Game on Ubuntu 16.04 and below

Freeminer 0.4.14.8 recently released, is a multiplayer Minecraft-inspired sandbox game. Freeminer is based on Minetest which is developed by a number of contributors from all over the globe. Unlike Minetest it aims to make the game fun while trading off some bits of perfectionism. Features Walk around, dig and build in an infinite voxel world and craft stuff from raw materials to help you along the way. Robust and powerful server-side modding API.

Wine 1.9.10 released with Video Output Improvements

Wine 1.9.10 recently released, comes with a number of new features, improvements and bugfixes. A notable update to this release is the improvement to the video output, more compatible directory enumeration, a number of C++ runtime fixes and many others. Wine 1.9.10 Bug fixes Month calendar control uses 0=sunday for firstDayOfWeek tooltips not working properly – message problems Discription file of task configuration \’C:\plc.xml\’ not found dlls/ntdll/directory.

How To Install PlayOnLinux 4.2.10 on Ubuntu 16.04

PlayOnLinux 4.2.10 which was released early this year is now available for Ubuntu 16.04. PlayOnLinux as we know is a frontend piece of software for Wine, that allows you to easily install and run many Windows applications with relative ease on Linux and Mac OS X. PlayOnLiux is free and does not require a Windows licence for use. PlayOnLinux 4.2.10 changelog Wine 1.8 staging is now the default wine version on OSX.

Install Grive2 0.5.1 – An Unofficial Google Drive Client for Linux

Grive2 currently classified as an unofficial Google drive client is a simple Linux client application that simply downloads all the files in your Google Drive into the current directory. After you make some changes to the local files, run grive again and it will upload your changes back to your Google Drive. Few Features New files created locally or in Google Drive will be uploaded or downloaded respectively Deleted files will also be “removed” Currently Grive will NOT destroy any of your files: it will only move the files to a directory named .

How To Install LibreOffice 5.1.3 recently released

The Document Foundation has just announced the release of LibreOffice 5.1.3, the third minor release of the LibreOffice 5.1 family, supporting Google Drive remote connectivity on GNU/Linux and MacOS X. LibreOffice 5.1.3 is targeted at technology enthusiasts, early adopters and power users. LibreOffice 5.1.3 Changelog DOC import: handle subset of STYLEREF natively clear cache before disposing rest of VCL prevent cyclic reference zombies Bitmap Background exceeds shape borders when PRINTING or PDF EXPORT RTF import: page number are incorrect Add Plains Cree language to LibreOffice FILESAVE: DOCX Table Width Type and Alignment is not preserved resize image (picture) together with frame does not work Writer: huge table cell table layout issue Pasting a whole row with data crashes all open LibO apps Style formatting overrides direct formatting when using conditional formatting Changing the paragraph style removes index entries VIEWING: OpenGL text rendering performance Font colour icon in sidebar disappears when changing font colour EDITING: Image moving and anchoring erratic behavior on text body style Crash in layout SwSectionFrame after opening particular document Missing Icons in Find Toolbar with Icon Style Galaxy See release notes for complete list of changes and improvements Install LibreOffice 5.

How to Install Warsow 2.10 on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial

Warsow 2.10 which was released early this year, is now available for install via getdeb package. Warsow is set in a futuristic cartoonish world where rocketlauncher-wielding pigs and lasergun-carrying cyberpunks roam the streets. It is a completely free, fast-paced first-person shooter for Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X. This latest release of Warsow introduces some significant changes to the engine along with some polish and fixes to the gameplay. See details below.

How to install Handbrake 0.10.5 on Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 15.10, Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04

Handbrake 0.10.5 which was released early this year, is a free open source, video transcoder tool for converting video from nearly any format to a selection of modern, widely supported codecs. Handbrake is also a multi-platform application that runs on Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems. Handbrake 0.10.5 highlights Removal of FDK AAC from our binary releases. Please see out AAC Encoder Change Announcement to understand what this means. Updated x265 to 1.

How to Install Skype 4.3 in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 15.10, Ubuntu 15.04

Skype 4.3 for Linux was released a few years back and there had not been any further updates. This tutorial is primarily focused on showing those that are currently running Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 15.10, Ubuntu 15.04 on how to install Skype for Linux on their machine. Quick Highlight of Skype 4.3 An updated UI Our new cloud-based Group Chat experience More reliable file transfer support when using multiple devices at once Greater accessibility by blind and visually impaired users PulseAudio 3.

Install Vuze 5.7.2 BitTorrent Client on Ubuntu 16.04

Vuze 5.7.2 Bittorrent Client recently released, is a multimedia BitTorrent client based on Azureus intended for DVD and HD video. It includes some social-networking features to share videos among friends. Vuze 5.7.2 changelog New Features: UI: New tree view for selecting files to download in the torrent options dialog UI: Higher UI refresh rates now supported UI: Search for existing data files now supported at the file level UI: Added option to disable the simple library views UI: Color can now be set for sidebar background and table headers UI: Option to disable chat notifications on a per-chat basis Core: Support start/stop and pause/resume for aggregate tag actions Core: Added option to ignore checking downloads when managing the max active downloads Core: Added individual tag based share ratio actions Core: Added ability to control the priority of aggregate/individual tag share ratios when both enabled Core: Added option to prioritize downloads based on seed count Core: Exported stats now include smoothed up/down rates Core: Added ability to reset a download’s file-links at the download level Core: Option added for swarm merging to complete all copies of a file, not just the first Core: Support multiple torrent import folders and tag auto-assignment Core: Added per-subscription maximum result limits Core: Option to periodically recheck ‘out of disk space’ downloads for restart Core: Option to control the maximum supported file links in a download Core: Option to auto-skip files smaller than a given size when adding a torernt Plug: Linux support for the embedded media player Plug: Embedded media player plugin can now use VLC for playback Plug: Swarm Discoveries – more views now support ‘search more’; tag aggregation Changes: UI: Double clicking on a plugin from the overview settings panel now selects a plugin’s settings UI: Brazilian Portuguese translation update [Havokdan] UI: Basque translation update [Azpidatziak] UI: Spanish translation update [Valtiel] Core: Piece selection during swarm merging optimized for pieces with zero availability Plug: Improved seed/peer counts for swarm discoveries

Corebird 1.2.1 Twitter Client App released

Corebird 1.2.1 recently released, is an open-source, Twitter client App developed in GTK 3.12, and it comes with all the main twitter features, which includes: Tweets Streaming, Favorites, Lists, Filters, Integrated Search, Mentions/Notifications, among others. Corebird 1.2.1 changelog Fix a11y labelling of several switches in the settings dialog Fix an input window clipping bug in the tweet info page Fix a few cases of overlapping widgets into window borders Remove the “Save as” context menu from inline media.

[GAME]Cookie Clash

Welcome to Cookie Clash: Smiley – your next entertaining cookie cracker match 3 game, full of cookies and candies to crack, smash and clash with! Cookie Clash is the latest brand new match 3 style game with a cracking twist. Enjoy tasty new cookies and candies, smashing together with sugar soda! Download Now for FREE   ☆☆☆ Features ☆☆☆ Mouth-watering cookie wonderland levels in saga land Unique and delicious sets of power-ups during challenging levels Amazing graphics, tasty cookie crush Easy to play, Fun to watch, very addictive and lots of swiping!

Install PhpStorm 2016.1.1 on Ubuntu Linux OS

PhpStorm 2016.1.1 recently released, is the first update in the series of releases planned for 2016, as indicated by the new version numbering. Along with new features, bugfixes and usability improvements, the long-awaited improvements in support of PHP language, and development tools was also addressed. PhpStorm 2016.1 Notable Highlights PHP Language & Editing Experience: A number of serious and long-awaited improvements have been made in the PHP language support , such as improved type inference, completion, support of traits, and more New Debugging Experience: Zero-Configuration Debugging mode now made easier to discover for new users.

Install SMPlayer 16.4 Media Player on Ubuntu OS

SMPlayer 16.4 the latest free Media Player, is a free media player for Windows and Linux with built-in codecs that can play virtually all video and audio formats. It doesn’t need any external codecs. Just install SMPlayer and you’ll be able to play all formats without the hassle to find and install codec packs. SMPlayer 16.4 Changelog: The Windows installer now includes mpv as well. Now it’s easier to switch between MPlayer and mpv.

Cinnamon Desktop 3.0.2 released with lots of fixes

Cinnamon 3.0.2 recently released, is a Linux desktop which provides advanced innovative features and featuring a traditional layout, built from modern technology for user experience. This latest release comes with a number of fixes highlighted below. Cinnamon 3.0.2 Highlights: Cache generated thumbnails Fix desktop effects on dialogs and menus This prevents desktop effects on dialogs and menus from being used if desktop-effects Power applet: Fixed declaration of alias variable Window list: Fixed call on null object Fix handling of device icon where gicon is None cinnamon-settings: Don’t set the stack switcher to use the main settings stack on creation This is causing visual glitches in a lot of gtk themes when changing from the main icon view to a page that displays the stack switcher Fix highlighting not working correctly for multiple instances of an applet ExtensionCore.

How to Install FlightGear 2016.2 on Ubuntu OS

FlightGear 2016.2 recently released, is a free, open-source flight simulator. It supports a variety of popular platforms (Windows, Mac, Linux, etc.) and is developed by skilled volunteers from around the world. This new version contains many exciting new features, enhancements and bugfixes. Promo Video by FGPromo [youtube height=”HEIGHT” width=”WIDTH”]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yPBdJT2Pkdc[/youtube] FlightGear 2016.2 Highlights Major enhancements in this release Core Video configuration can be saved. The TerraSync server has been switched to using HTTP instead of SVN.

Install Telegram Desktop 0.9.42 Messaging App on Ubuntu OS

Telegram Desktop 0.9.42 recently released stable version, is a messaging app with a focus on speed and security, it’s superfast, simple and free. You can use Telegram on all your devices at the same time — your messages sync seamlessly across any of your phones, tablets or computers. Telegram Desktop from 0.9.4x changelog: Bug fixes and other minor improvements Introducing Bot API 2.0, the biggest update to our bot platform since June 2015 Bots can now update existing messages on the fly as you interact with them New Inline keyboards with callback, ‘open URL’ or ‘switch to inline mode’ buttons help create seamless interfaces Inline bots can now send all attachments supported by Telegram (videos, music, stickers, locations, etc.

Opera VPN App for iOS released

The Opera team has just announced the launch of Opera VPN, a free iOS app that will let you enjoy more of your favorite apps and of the internet. It allows you to change your virtual location by connecting you to one of five regions and borrowing an IP address from that area. You can choose among the U.S., Canada, Germany, Singapore and The Netherlands. The Opera VPN app also removes ad-tracking cookies that follow you around the web One of the fastest, most reliable VPN services Unblocked access via your choice of five virtual locations (with more coming soon) A built-in ad blocker for ads in Safari, Chrome and other apps A built-in tracker blocker to enhance online privacy Opera VPN is one of the best and fastest ways to access more of your favorite online content for free.

How To Install Swift 2.2.1 on Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf)

Swift 2.2.1 recently released, is an interactive and fun programming language for iOS, OS X, tvOS, and watchOS. The syntax is concise yet expressive, and apps run lightning-fast. Swift 2.2 brings new syntax, new features, and some deprecations too. Swift 2.2 includes support for Swift on Linux. The Linux port is still relatively new and in this release does not include the Swift Core Libraries (which will appear in Swift 3).

KeePass 2.33 released with Improved private mode browser detection

KeePass 2.33 Password Manager recently released, is an application for people with extremely high demands on secure personal data management. It has a light interface, and is cross platform. KeePass 2.31 mainly features integration and user interface enhancements, and various other minor new features and improvements. KeePass 2.33 Changelog New Features: Added commands in the group context menu (under ‘Rearrange’): ‘Expand Recursively’ and ‘Collapse Recursively’. Added option ‘When selecting an entry, automatically select its parent group, too’ (turned on by default).

Ubuntu Core released for Samsung ARTIK 5 and 10!

Thibaut Rouffineau, an IoT & Ubuntu Core evangelist, has announced the availability of Canonical’s Ubuntu Core operating system for Samsung ARTIK 5 and 10 IoT (Internet of Things) platforms. If you have been waiting to try Ubuntu Core on the Samsung ARTIK 5 or 10… the wait is over! Developer images for the 2 boards are now available fromdeveloper.ubuntu.com . This image gives access to a number of the Samsung ARTIK functionalities, Bluetooth, wifi, and gives developer a powerful platform to build their next devices and applications.

LibreOffice 5.0.6 released

The Document Foundation has just announced the release of LibreOffice 5.0.6, the sixth release of the LibreOffice 5.0 family. LibreOffice is an open source productivity suite that provides all the necessary office components for small-business, educational and non-profit organizations. It is a fork of the well-known OpenOffice.org application.LibreOffice 5.0.6 Changelog Bitmap Background exceeds shape borders when PRINTING or PDF EXPORT Add Plains Cree language to LibreOffice [crk-CA] EMF: dashed lines in background grid are rendered as solid lines Changing the paragraph style removes index entries.

MyPaint 1.2.1 beta released

MyPaint 1.2.1 beta recently released, is a fast and easy open-source graphics application for digital painters. It lets you focus on the art instead of the program. You work on your canvas with minimum distractions, bringing up the interface only when you need it. MyPaint comes with a large brush collection including charcoal and ink to emulate real media, but the highly configurable brush engine allows you to experiment with your own brushes and with not-quite-natural painting.

GIMP 2.9.3 Development version released

Following the stable release of GIMP 2.9.2 late last year, Otto Meier had just updated its PPA repository with GIMP 2.9.3 which is currently in its development phase. There is no changelog available yet detailing changes expected in this release but this will be made available as soon as its available. Gimp is a freely distributed piece of software, open source tool that lets you create and edit images. It can also be used for tasks such as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring.

Ubuntu Tweak Is Now Officially Terminated

The creator and maintainer of the once popular Ubuntu Tweak utility, Tualatrix Chou, recently announced that the Ubuntu Tweak utility project is no longer under maintenance starting from May 2, 2016. For those that may not know, Ubuntu Tweak was one of the most downloaded applications that makes configuring Ubuntu OS easier for everyone. It allows tweaking of many useful desktop and system configuration options which are unavailable via native system tools.

How to Install FileZilla Server on Linux OS

FileZilla Server 0.9.57 recently released, is an open source, cross-platform graphical FTP (port 21), SFTP (port 22), and FTPS (FTP over SSL/TLS – Port 990) client with lots of features and an intuitive graphical user interface. Among others, the features of FileZilla includes Supports FTP, FTP over SSL/TLS (FTPS) and SSH File Transfer Protocol (SFTP), Cross-platform. FileZilla Server 0.9.57 changelog: New features: Rearranged “Connect to Server” dialog and added some helpful labels Bugfixes and minor changes: Updated OpenSSL to 1.

Vivaldi 1.1 Build 453.52 Minor update released

Following the successful release of Vivaldi 1.1, a minor update to Vivaldi 1.1 had just been released early this week – Vivaldi 1.1 Build 453.52. According to update on Vivaldi blog page, “We now provide more detailed security information in developer tools, updated our Chromium engine with security updates from upstream and fixed an issue with Vivaldi failing to install on Ubuntu 12.04″. Windows and Mac users will receive the update via our autoupdate system.

How to install vlc 2.2.3 on Ubuntu OS

Following the recent release of vlc 2.2.3 by VideoLAN development team, I will be showing you how to install and compile this release using Ubuntu 15.04 since the PPA is yet to be updated. This release is a maintenance build for the stable 2.2 series of their popular, cross-platform, and open-source VLC Media Player software for all supported platforms. A notable fix in this release is fix to resume where you left off.

phpMyAdmin 4.6.1 released

phpMyAdmin 4.6.1 released today, is a tool written in PHP intended to handle the administration of MySQL over the Web. Currently it can create and drop databases, create/drop/alter tables, delete/edit/add columns, execute any SQL statement, manage indexes on columns. phpMyAdmin 4.6.1 changelog PMA_Util not found in insert_edit.lib.php Fixed activation of some languages Fixed error in 3NF step of normalization Fix offering JSON datatype in incompatible MySQL versions Can not open table with JSON field Cannot highlight a column if I scroll down from the top of the table Fixed possible PHP error in SQL parser Fixed SQL quoting in SQL export Improve performance of database structure page Fix PHP error if user did unpack new version over old one Fix parsing of expression 0 Document setup with Google Cloud SQL Fix parsing of queries with double \ Fixed setting of language from user configuration Fixed check for ndb version Fixed loading of configuration file Check if sessions are working and report failures non-clickable initial letter for users / and can’t modify users with MySQL 5.

Git 2.8.2 A Source Code Management System Released

Git 2.8.2 recently released, is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency. Git is easy to learn and has a tiny footprint with lightning fast performance. It outclasses SCM tools like Subversion, CVS, Perforce, and ClearCase with features like cheap local branching, convenient staging areas, and multiple workflows. Git 2.8.2 changelog The embedded args argv-array in the child process is used to build the command line to run pack-objects instead of using a separate array of strings.

FFmpeg 3.0.2 “Einstein” Multimedia Framework Released

FFmpeg 3.0.2 recently released, is the leading multimedia framework, cross-platform solution that is used to decode, encode, transcode, mux, demux, stream,filter and play any audio or video files. FFmpeg provides the ffmpeg tool for converting multimedia files, the ffserver streaming tool, the ffplay media player based on SDL and ffmpeg libraries and the ffprobe multimedia stream analyzer. FFmpeg 3.0.2 changelog DXVA2-accelerated HEVC Main10 decoding fieldhint filter loop video filter and aloop audio filter Bob Weaver deinterlacing filter firequalizer filter datascope filter bench and abench filters ciescope filter protocol blacklisting API MediaCodec H264 decoding VC-2 HQ RTP payload format (draft v1) depacketizer AudioToolbox audio decoders AudioToolbox audio encoders coreimage filter (GPU based image filtering on OSX) libdcadec removed bitstream filter for extracting DTS core ADPCM IMA DAT4 decoder musx demuxer aix demuxer remap filter hash and framehash muxers colorspace filter hdcd filter readvitc filter VAAPI-accelerated format conversion and scaling libnpp/CUDA-accelerated format conversion and scaling Duck TrueMotion 2.

Samba 4.4.3 SMB for Linux released

Samba 4.4.3 recently released, is an implementation of the Server Message Block (SMB)/Common Internet File System (CIFS) protocol for Unix systems, providing support for cross-platform file and printer sharing with Microsoft Windows, OS X, and other Unix systems Samba can be used to: Act as a server for SMB clients: share folders and printers, including PDF pseudo-printers so all the computers in your network may write PDF files Act as a domain controller in a Windows network (authenticating users, etc.

VLC 2.2.3 released with fix to maximizing Window in multi-screen context

VideoLAN and the VLC development team has released VLC 2.2.3, a new maintenance build for the stable 2.2 series of their popular, cross-platform, and open-source VLC Media Player software for all supported platforms. A notable fix in this release is fix to resume where you left off. VLC 2.2.3 changelog Demux: * Fix HLS quality selection and a potential stack overflow * Fix potential MKV infinite loop and improve MKV tags support

PeaZip 6.0.1 A free RAR TAR ZIP file archiver released

PeaZip 6.0.1 recently released, is a free cross platform, portable file compression utility and file manager. This latest release comes with new themes and a major code cleanup, while IDE was updated to Lazarus 1.6 / FPC 3 in order to provide full Unicode compliance to the application. A total of 188 file extensions can now be managed by PeaZip. PeaZip 6.0.1 changelog Backend Pea 0.54, implementing new PEA file format specifications 1.

Wine 1.9.9 Development released with fix to Windows Movie Maker 2.x

Wine 1.9.9 Development version recently released, comes with a number of new features, improvements and bugfixes including more work towards the WineD3D command stream, Service proxies in WebServices, Query support in the builtin reg.exe utility, Improved support for long URLs in WinInet, and various bug fixes. Wine 1.9.9 Changelog Bug fixes Windows Movie Maker 2.x needs ole32.dll.StgOpenPropStg TeX2Word will not install winhelp: Some images not shown in certain 16-bit Help files WM_SETTEXT handler for the user32 buttons generates WM_CTLCOLOR* inconsistent with Windows user32 Prince of Persia SoT: control key bindings don’t change properly 3DMark Vantage needs unimplemented function d3dx10_43.

VirtualBox 5.0.20 released with Linux Kernel 4.5 fixes

VirtualBox 5.0.20 released today, a maintenance release of VirtualBox 5.0 which improves stability and fixes regressions. Note that this release does not contain fixes for the X11 Guest Additions so users affected by 5.0.18 regressions with X.org Linux guests should continue to use the 5.0.16 Guest Additions for the time being. These regressions will be handled with the next 5.0.x maintenance release. The main reason for this quick update are the 5.

Google Chrome 50.0.2661.94 Officially released

Google Chrome 50.0.2661.94 had just been released to the stable channel for Windows, Mac and Linux. Google Chrome 50.0.2661.94 contains a number of fixes and improvements, out of which the update includes 9 security fixes which are all listed below. Google Chrome 50.0.2661.94 Security Fixes: High CVE-2016-1660: Out-of-bounds write in Blink. High CVE-2016-1661: Memory corruption in cross-process frames. High CVE-2016-1662: Use-after-free in extensions. High CVE-2016-1663: Use-after-free in Blink’s V8 bindings.

Atom 1.7.3 Text Editor released

Atom 1.7.3 Text Editor released today, is a hackable text editor for the 21st century, built on atom-shell. Like other desktop apps, Atom Text has its own icon in the dock, native menus and dialogs, and full access tothe file system. It is used also as a n IDE (Integrated Development Environment). Atom is built with the same open source technologies used by modern web browsers. Atom 1.7.3 changelog Fix a problem with undoing multiple changes at the same time Quote spaces in paths on Win cmd line Ensure atom.

Krita 3.0 BETA builds released

Krita 3.0 Beta had been released today after over 80 fixes had been carried out in Krita since the last Alpha build. In addition to this, improvements where made on the windows build which fixed all the scary G’Mic crashes on windows. Krita 2.9.9 changelog G’Mic is fixed so that it uses OpenMP for multi-threading on Linux and Windows! This is a big performance increase from Krita 2.9 which was single-threaded.

Fedora 24 default wallpaper announced

Sirko Kemter a member of the Fedora project design team yesterday announced the winners of the wallpapers community activity that is expected to be included in the upcoming Fedora 24 Linux operating system, which is due for release in June 7, 2016. Note that Fedora 24 Linux operating system is still currently in the development stage. “Each release, the Fedora Design team collaborates with the Fedora community to release a set of 16 additional backgrounds to install and use on Fedora.

Firefox 46 released with Linux Desktop GTK3 integration

Mozilla Firefox 46 was recently released by Mozilla team. A notable feature for GNU/Linux desktop users is the integration GTK3. In addition to this, this release is purely focused on the security and stability of Firefox on the desktop side. For mobile users, notable features are “Notifications about tabs opened in the background now list the URLs, History and Bookmarks items added to menu” and many more below. Mozilla Firefox 46 Desktop changelog New Improved security of the JavaScript Just In Time (JIT) Compiler GTK3 integration (GNU/Linux only) fixed Correct rendering for scaled SVGs that use a clip and a mask Various security fixes Screen reader behavior with blank spaces in Google Docs corrected changed WebRTC fixes to improve performance and stability developer Display dominator trees in Memory tool Allocation and garbage collection pause profiling in the performance panel Launch responsive mode from the Style Editor @media sidebar html5 Added support for document.

Tor Browser 5.5.5 released

Tor Browser 5.5.5 recently released, comes with important security updates to firefox. This release updates Firefox to 38.8.0esr. Additionally, NoScript was bump to version 2.9.0.11 and HTTPS-Everywhere to 5.1.6. For those who may not know, Tor Browser is a network of servers that allows people to improve their privacy and security on the Internet. Tor Browser encrypts everything everything in the Tor network. Via the HTTPS-Everywhere extension, it also encrypts the traffic between the Tor network and the final destination.

How To Install nginx 1.9.15 on Ubuntu

Nginx 1.9.15 [engine x] recently released, is an open source webserver, HTTP and reverse proxy server, as well as a mail proxy server. Nginx powers several high-visibility sites, such as Netflix, Hulu, Pinterest, CloudFlare, Airbnb, WordPress.com, GitHub, SoundCloud, Zynga, Eventbrite, Zappos, Media Temple, Heroku, RightScale, Engine Yard and MaxCDN. Nginx 1.9.15 changelog Bugfix: “recv() failed” errors might occur when using HHVM as a FastCGI server. Bugfix: when using HTTP/2 and the “limit_req” or “auth_request” directives a timeout or a “client violated flow control” error might occur while reading client request body; the bug had appeared in 1.

Vivaldi 1.1 released with enhanced tab handling, better hibernation and more!

Vivaldi 1.1 had just been released today, and this release comes with more tab handling options. You can select opening behavior on cloned and stacked tabs. You can close all other tabs by holding Alt and clicking on the tab close button or via Quick Commands. You can further adjust tab activation options upon closing a tab. For instance, you can choose whether to automatically activate the tab to the right or left.

Cinnamon 3.0 released – A Desktop Interactive Environment

Cinnamon 3.0 recently released, is a Linux desktop which provides advanced innovative features and featuring a traditional layout, built from modern technology for user experience. Cinnamon 3.0 Highlights: Window management improvements on tiling, mapping and unmapping windows, compositor’s window groups and tracking of full screen windows Improved out of the box touchpad support (edge-scrolling and two-finger-scrolling can now be configured independently and are both enabled by default) New accessibility and sound settings (both rewritten as native cinnamon-settings modules) Battery powered devices can be renamed Different favorite applications can now be set for plain-text, documents and source code files Panel launchers now include application actions Animation effects are now enabled by default on dialogs and menus Favorites and system options can now be disabled in the menu applet The photo-frame desklet now also scans subdirectories Improved support for GTK 3.

SmartGit 7.1.3 released

SmartGit 7.1.3 recently released, is an efficient user interface with support for GitHub, Pull Requests + Comments, SVN and Mercurial. It focuses on simplicity and targeting non-experts and people who prefer a graphical application over command line usage. SmartGit Features Modify commits before pushing, commit individual lines within a file, resurrect lost commits and many more. SmartGit will ask only when it needs a decision, but doesn’t bother you with underlying technical constraints.

wxMEdit 3.1 – A Cross Platform Text/Hex Editor released

wxMEdit 3.1 recently released, is a cross-platform Text/Hex Editor written in C++ & wxWidgets. wxMEdit is an improved version of MadEdit which has been discontinued. wxMEdit supports many useful functions, e.g. Bookmark, Syntax Highlightings, Word Wraps, Encodings, Column/Hex Modes, Updates checking, and a Plugin system(not work yet). In HexMode, wxMEdit can open large files which size is up to 32GB (INT_MAX*16). wxMEdit 3.1 Changelog added a new killer feature: word boundary with Chinese/Japanese/Thai/Lao/Khmer and Burmese characters etc.

Wireshark 2.0.3 released

Wireshark 2.0.3 recently released, is a free, open source packet analyzer used for network troubleshooting, monitoring, analysis, software and communications protocol development. The latest release Wireshark 2.0.3 comes with a number of vulnerabilities & bug fixes, which includes fix to wireshark crashing right after a capture filter is selected. Wireshark 2.0.3 Changelog Protocol Hierarchy Statistics shows LDAP lines recursively. UTF-8 replacement characters in FT_STRINGs are escaped for presentation.

FileZilla Client 3.17.0 released

FileZilla Client 3.17.0 recently released, is an open source, cross-platform graphical FTP (port 21), SFTP (port 22), and FTPS (FTP over SSL/TLS – Port 990) client with lots of features and an intuitive graphical user interface. Among others, the features of FileZilla includes Supports FTP, FTP over SSL/TLS (FTPS) and SSH File Transfer Protocol (SFTP), Cross-platform. Chnagelog since v3.17.0-rc1: New features: Recursivly queing local files for upload now displays the progress below the local file list MSW: Use dynamic TCP send buffer sizes to improve upload speeds on high-latency connections SFTP: Use hardware-accelerated AES on x86_64 CPUs if available by using the AES implementation from Nettle instead of PuTTY Building FileZilla now depends on the Nettle library, version 3.

Ubuntu MATE 16.04 LTS released

Martin Wimpress recently announced the release of Ubuntu MATE 16.04 LTS which has been in development for nearly 2 years. This latest release features the latest MATE desktop environment, and support for Ubuntu Snappy command-line package manager.   Ubuntu MATE 16.04 LTS Update: Added ubuntu-snappy-cli to the default install. Updated Ubuntu MATE Welcome to 16.04.9. Updated translations and assorted bugs fixes Updated to install Telegram from a PPA maintained by Martin Wimpress that has fixes Indicator icons.

Xubuntu 16.04 released, Ubuntu Software Centre replaced by GNOME Software

The Xubuntu team has just announced the immediate release of Xubuntu 16.04. Xubuntu 16.04 is an LTS (Long-Term Support) release and will be supported for 3 years. A notable change in this release is the replacement of Ubuntu Software Center with GNOME software. Highlights and Known Issues Highlights New community wallpapers Ubuntu Software Centre replaced by GNOME Software Known Issues Thunar is the subject of a few bugs, though they all appear to revolve around similar issues.

Firefox 45.0.2 released with fix to video playback crash

Mozilla Firefox 45.0.2 was recently released by Mozilla team. This latest release is purely in relation to some important bug fixes, which Mozilla have deemed necessary to bring the browser to a new client version which requires a physical update. These include a fix for Firefox crashing in relation to video playback with Media Source Extension and also a fix an issue impacting the cookie header, when third-party cookies are blocked.

Opera 38 Browser Integrates Free VPN for better online privacy

Today Opera posted on its blog, that they have integrated a free VPN to its Opera browser to better online privacy. Certainly not the type of news you would have thought could ever happen but certainly its does now. With this new feature, you can now access blocked websites and protect yourself without having to pay for any VPN subscription. Benefit of The Free VPN: Hide your IP address – Opera will replace your IP address with a virtual IP address, so it’s harder for sites to track your location and identify your computer.

Opera 37 beta update with new video pop out

Opera 37 recently released, comes with a new extra special, brand-new feature called “Video Pop Out”. This feature allows you to shift your video frame to the side of your screen, so that you can truly multitask: browse the comments, look for something in another tab or even prepare a presentation without missing out on the video action. Drag and toss your video around the screen, place it wherever you like, and close it immediately should the need arise.

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS unveiled today – featuring the new ‘snap’ package format

Canonical has unveiled today Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, featuring the new ‘snap’ package format and LXD pure-container hypervisor. This is the latest version of the world’s most widely used Linux platform across desktop, IoT and cloud computing. Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Main highlights: Enable faster and simpler software delivery and operations Adds new “snap” application package format, enabling further convergence across IOT, mobile and desktop The introduction of LXD pure-container hypervisor with OpenStack Mitaka.

Ubuntu SDK IDE and DevKit released

Canonical’s Zoltán Balogh recently announced the release of the new Ubuntu SDK IDE and Devkit packages for the upcoming Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) operating system, which is due to be released in April, 2016. Ubuntu SDK IDE and DevKit Highlight Based on QtCreator 3.5.1 Built on 5.6.0 Qt Migrate templates to 1.3 UITK Upgrade the Ubuntu Desktop Kit to OTA11 APIs Enable click and snap format distribution of the IDE and Devkit packages Make the UITK component gallery work (Tools - Ubuntu - Showcase Gallery) Discover arm64 devices – Fixes LP: #1558413 Remove the qmlproject wizard.

Budgie Remix 16.04 RC1 released

Budgie Remix Desktop 16.04 RC1 recently released, is designed with the modern user in mind, it focuses on simplicity and elegance. A huge advantage for the Budgie desktop is that it is not a fork of another project, but rather one written from scratch with integration in mind. Budgie Remix Changelog since beta 2 Revised installer options – direct installation on non-efi installs is hidden Updated Ubiquity Slideshow TLP, GNOME Calendar added as default applications Plank Dock is added by default.

Clementine 1.3 Music Player released

Clementine 1.3 music player recently released, is a multiplatform music player focusing on a fast and easy-to-use interface for searching and playing your music. This release is compatible with the Clementine Remote application for Android which lets you control Clementine remotely from an Android device. This release also adds support for accessing your music in Vk.com and Seafile. Clementine 1.3 Changelog Major features: Vk.com support Seafile support (server = 4.

Scylla 1.0.1 The world’s fastest NoSQL database released

Scylla 1.0.1 recently released, is the world’s fastest NoSQL database store compatible with Apache Cassandra. Scylla will work with existing Cassandra CQL clients. However, mixed clusters of Scylla and Cassandra nodes are not supported. A Scylla node cannot join a Cassandra cluster, and a Cassandra node cannot join a Scylla cluster. This release is a bug fixing release of Scylla 1.0 stable branch. 1.0.1. Scylla 1.0.1 Changelog An error message generated when a malformed SSTable is read may be formatted incorrectly in Scylla 1.

Atom 1.7.2 Text Editor Released

Atom 1.7.2 Text Editor released today, is a hackable text editor for the 21st century, built on atom-shell. Like other desktop apps, Atom Text has its own icon in the dock, native menus and dialogs, and full access tothe file system. It is used also as a n IDE (Integrated Development Environment). Atom is built with the same open source technologies used by modern web browsers. Atom 1.7.2 changelog Atom Core Copy active item when splitting from TextEditor context menu Correctly autoindent single newline in Selection#insertText fuzzy-finder Fix slow opening Install Atom 1.

VirtualBox 5.0.18 released with Improved Stability and Regressions Fixes

VirtualBox 5.0.18 recently released, is a cross-platform virtualization application that installs on your Intel or AMD-based computers, and runs on Windows, Mac, Linux or Solaris operating systems. It extends the capabilities of your computer so that it can run multiple operating systems (inside multiple virtual machines) at the same time. VirtualBox 5.0.18 changelog GUI: position off-screen windows to be fully visible again on relaunch in consistence with default-behavior GUI: fixed the View menu / Full-screen Mode behavior on Mac OS X El Capitan GUI: fixed a test which allowed to encrypt a hard disk with an empty password GUI: fixed a crash under certain conditions during VM shutdown GUI: fixed the size of the VM list scrollbar in the VM selector when entering a group PC speaker passthrough: fixes (Linux hosts only) Drag and drop: several fixes SATA: fixed hotplug flag handling when EFI is used Storage: fixed handling of encrypted disk images with SCSI controllers Storage: fixed possible crash with Solaris 7 if the BusLogic SCSI controller is used USB: properly purge non-ASCII characters from USB strings NAT Network: fixed 100% CPU load in VBoxNetNAT on Mac OS X under certain circumstances ACPI: fixed ACPI tables to make the display color management settings available again for older Windows versions (4.

Budgie 10.2.5 released – How To Install Budgie Desktop

Budgie 10.2.5 desktop recently released, is focused on the introduction of further refinements to the user experience. Budgie Desktop is a lightweight GTK3 desktop session and its the default desktop environment for Evolve OS. Highlights Of Budgie 10.2.5 Release An elegant slide-in animation now used for the first launch of the panel, ensuring its only shown when the panel is fully loaded, and while loading the applets will show up in their correct order Increased the spacing between panel applets.

Snappy 2.0 released

Gustavo Niemeyer and the development team recently announced the release of Snappy 2.0 following a week long and intense focuse on observing and fine tuning the user experience. Ubuntu Core, also known as Snappy, is a stripped down version of Ubuntu, designed to run securely on autonomous machines, devices and other internet-connected digital things. From homes to drones, these devices are set to revolutionise many aspects of our lives, but they need an operating system that is different from that of traditional PCs.

Wine 1.9.8 Development released

Wine 1.9.8 Development version recently released, comes with a number of new features, improvements and bugfixes. This latest release now comes with more work towards the WineD3D command stream; More support for Shader Model 5 shaders; C++ exception handling on x86-64; Bug fix update of the Mono engine; More WebServices reader support; Support for gradients in metafiles; Improved table formatting in WinHelp; and various bug fixes. Wine 1.9.8 Changelog Bug fixes army men hangs on black screen AvsP Preview window fails to load Multiple DirectX10 games need Texture2D DXGI_FORMAT_R24G8_TYPELESS format support for stencil operations (Battlefield Bad Company 2, Warhammer 40k: Kill Team) MJ’s Help Diagnostics crashes on startup (app provided MonitorEnumProc callback relies on ECX = lprcMonitor) Office 2010 font embedding when exporting to PDF AMD Demo – Whiteout crashes with null-ish pointer read after dxgi_output_GetDisplayModeList Simutronics ‘StormFront.

Vivaldi Snapshot 1.1.443.3 released with New tab options

Vivaldi Snapshot 1.1.443.3 recently released, is the first in the 1.1 series and its comes with a few new small features. You can now switch tabs when trying to close a pinned one, provide easier mass closing of tabs, add links to tab stacks by default and provide a new “keyboard shortcut to rule them all”. Other New Features Ctrl+W on pinned tabs will now switch back to the previously active tab.

Visual C++ 1.0.2 for Linux Development released

Visual C++ 1.0.2 for Linux Development just released today, is the latest extension developed by Microsoft that lets you roll C++ code for Linux servers, desktops and devices. With this extension you can author C++ code for Linux servers, desktops and devices. You can manage your connections to these machines from within VS. VS will automatically copy and remote build your sources and can launch your application with the debugger. The project system supports targeting specific architectures, including ARM.

Google Chrome 50 released

The Chrome team recently announced the release of Google Chrome 50 to the stable channel for Windows, Mac and Linux. Chrome 50.0.2661.75 contains a number of fixes and improvements, out of which the update includes 20 security fixes. Highlight Of Fixes: High CVE-2016-1652: Universal XSS in extension bindings High CVE-2016-1653: Out-of-bounds write in V8 Medium CVE-2016-1651: Out-of-bounds read in Pdfium JPEG2000 decoding Medium CVE-2016-1654: Uninitialized memory read in media Medium CVE-2016-1655: Use-after-free related to extensions Medium CVE-2016-1656: Android downloaded file path restriction bypass Medium CVE-2016-1657: Address bar spoofing Low CVE-2016-1658: Potential leak of sensitive information to malicious extensions Complete list of changes is available in thelog Install Google Chrome 50 on Ubuntu OS sudo sh -c ‘echo “deb http://dl.

GNOME 3.20.1 – Linux Desktop Environment released

GNOME 3.20.1 had just been released this week as the latest stable version of the GNOME desktop environment. This latest release is the first update to GNOME 3.20 and it comes with many bug fixes, documentation and translation updates, and various improvements. If you want to compile GNOME3.20.1 at any point in time, you can use jhbuild module sets. See link below for files: https://download.gnome.org/teams/releng/3.20.1/ A full updates and Improvements on this release can be found in following links: Core – https://download.

Atom 1.7.0 Text Editor released

Atom 1.7.0 Text Editor recently released, is a hackable text editor for the 21st century, built on atom-shell. Like other desktop apps, Atom Text has its own icon in the dock, native menus and dialogs, and full access tothe file system. It is used also as a n IDE (Integrated Development Environment). Atom is built with the same open source technologies used by modern web browsers. A notable change in this release is the ctrl-tab will switch between the most recently used (MRU) tabs in an Atom window instead of switching to the tab to the right of the current tab.

MythTV 0.28 Open Source DVR released

MythTV 0.28 recently released, is the ultimate Digital Video Recorder and home media center hub for everyone. Think of it as a Free and Open Source alternative to Windows Media Center or Tivo. MythTV had been transformed from a mere TV viewing application into a full home media center suite, capable of managing your personal photo, video, and music collections, as well as keeping you up to date with the weather, a ZoneMinder home security system, and much more.

WebTorrent Desktop 0.3.3 Beta – A Streaming Torrent Client released

WebTorrent Desktop is a streaming torrent client that connects to both BitTorrent and WebTorrent peers and its currently in Beta stage. Whether it’s video from the Internet Archive, music from Creative Commons, or audiobooks from Librivox, you can play it right away. You don’t have to wait for it to finish downloading. WebTorrent Desktop Features Lightweight, fast torrent client Beautiful user experience Free, non-commercial, ad-free, and open source Instantly stream video and audio WebTorrent fetches file pieces from the network on demand for instant playback.

ImageMagick 6.9.3-8 Image Processing App released

ImageMagick 6.9.3-8 recently released, is a software suite to create, edit, compose, or convert bitmap images. It can read and write images in a variety of formats (over 100) including DPX, EXR, GIF, JPEG, JPEG-2000, PDF, PNG, Postscript, SVG, and TIFF. Use ImageMagick to resize, flip, mirror, rotate, distort, shear and transform images, adjust image colors, apply various special effects, or draw text, lines, polygons, ellipses and Bézier curves. ImageMagick 6.

How to Install zbackup 1.5 alpha on Ubuntu OS

zbackup is a globally-deduplicating backup tool, based on the ideas found in rsync. Feed a large .tar into it, and it will store duplicate regions of it only once, then compress and optionally encrypt the result. Feed another .tar file, and it will also re-use any data found in any previous backups. This way only new changes are stored, and as long as the files are not very different, the amount of storage required is very low.

KeePass 2.32 Password Manager released

KeePassX 2.32 Password Manager recently released, is an application for people with extremely high demands on secure personal data management. It has a light interface, and is cross platform. KeePass 2.31 mainly features integration and user interface enhancements, and various other minor new features and improvements. KeePassX 2.32 Changelog New Features: The quick search box (in the toolbar of the main window) now supports searching using a regular expression; in order to indicate that the search text is a regular expression, enclose it in ‘//’; for example, performing a quick search for ‘//Michael|Adam//’ shows all entries containing ‘Michael’ or ‘Adam’.

FreeFileSync 8.0 released

FreeFileSync 8.0 recently released, is a free Open Source software that helps you synchronize files and synchronize folders for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X. It is designed to save your time setting up and running backup jobs while having nice visual feedback along the way. With FreeFileSync, you can detect moved and renamed files and folders, keep versions of deleted/updated files, including copy locked files (Volume Shadow Copy Service) etc.

AMDGPU Linux Open Source Driver Update Released

Michel Danzer – AMD graphics driver engineer recently announced the release of AMDGPU 1.1.0 (xf86-video-amdgpu), the Xorg driver for AMD Radeon GPUs supported by the amdgpu kernel driver. This release supports xserver versions 1.9-1.18. This latest release comes with over 50 major improvements and fixes. AMDGPU 1.1.0 Hightlights Support for the upcoming Polaris family of GPUs. Option “TearFree” can now prevent tearing with rotation / reflection as well (with Xorg = 1.

LibreOffice 5.1.2 released with OneDrive Integration

The Document Foundation has just announced the release of LibreOffice 5.1.2, the second maintenance release of the LibreOffice 5.1 open-source office suite. So far, the LibreOffice 5.1 family is the most popular LibreOffice ever. LibreOffice 5.1.2 Changelog Enable auto-accelerator behaviour for gtk new baseline (Cent OS 6): requires kernel 2.6.32 or newer, glibc 2.12 or newer SUM function now uses optimized arithemetic and SSE3 if present, giving a ~5x win for large sums [gtk3] [wayland] Windows have broken size and headerbar drawn over content [gtk3] gtk2 Swing/AWT GUIs in java-based extensions crash gtk3 libreoffice [gtk3] [dark theme] Adwaita:dark not fully supported horizontal/vertical flip of inserted picture is not persisted OneDrive Integration Request EDITING: Text drag and drop doesn’t work correctly Export as JPEG missing something Outline Numbering for DOCX not working when new headings inserted in between EMF: dashed lines in background grid are rendered as solid lines TOOLBAR: empty values in button names not respected DOCX Import: Incorrect display of the headings – numbering style indents EDITING: PostgreSQL direct connection – Default for Text isn’t CharacterType of PostgreSQL Switching spreadsheet tab triggers crash, no data provided See release notes for complete list of changes and improvements Install LibreOffice 5.

Simplenote App for Linux OS released

Simplenote recently released is a Light, clean, and open source note taking app. According to Simplenote blog page, Simplenote first started on iOS and has since expanded to include Android, Mac OS X, and now Windows and Linux. Simplenote app is built with React and runs on Electron. Simplenote Features History: drag the History slider to view previous versions. Collaboration: share your note with others and allow them to edit.

Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14316 now supports Linux Bash command line

Yes you read the topic right, Microsoft this week released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14316 which comes with support for Linux Bash command line. This development was revealed by Microsoft during last weeks Build Developers Conference. What this means is, you can now run Bash scripts, Linux command-line tools like sed, awk, grep, and you can even try Linux-first tools like Ruby, Git, Python, etc. directly on Windows. You can also access your Windows filesystem from within Bash allowing you to work on the same set of files using your preferred Windows tools or Linux command-line tools: To accomplish this, Microsoft built a new infrastructure within the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL), upon which a genuine Ubuntu user-mode image runs off it which was provided by Canonical, creators of Ubuntu Linux.

Vivaldi 1.0 Stable version released

Vivaldi 1.0 stable version had just been released recently. This latest stable release comes with lots of new features one of which is after installation, you will be prompted to start customizing your browser immediately. Full feature list: Faster Navigation Speed Dial Quick links to your favorite sites, available in every new tab. Speed Dial Folders Organize your Speed Dials into folders for convenient access.

Kodi 16.1 RC 2 released with DirectX rendering fixes

Kodi 16.1 “Jarvis” Release Candidate 2, is the second Release Candidate for Kodi v16. This is a maintenance release candidate which has some additional fixes on top of 16.0. Kodi as we know is an award-winning free media player and entertainment hub that can be installed on Linux, OSX, Windows, iOS, and Android. Kodi 16.1 RC2 Changelog: Never cache addons directories Fix typo when calculating forced ratio size AndroidStorageProvider: Ignore /mnt/runtime and don’t call Exists all the way every some 500 ms as this will affect performance Set of fixes for DirectX rendering Fixed crash under JSON-RPC on iOS/OSX 20% performance gain on opening EPG guide window Add missing libgif.

0 A.D. Alpha 20 Timosthenes released

Wildfire Games, an international group of volunteer game developers, has announced the release of “0 A.D. Alpha 20 Timosthenes“, the twentieth alpha version of 0 A.D., a free, open-source game of ancient warfare. This Alpha features 10 new maps, core functionality for a cinematic in-game camera, the ability to share drop sites with your allies, and more! 0 A.D. Alpha 20 Timosthenes changelog New Gameplay Features in This Release New Random Maps: “Ambush”, “Empire“, “Flood”, “Frontier“, “Hell’s Pass“, “Island Stronghold“, “Lions Den” and “Stronghold“.

Audacious 3.7.2 Advanced Audio Player released

Audacious 3.7.2 recently released, is one of the best lightweight music player – is an advanced, feature rich music player for GNOME using GTK 3 interface. Its got a clean interface, with support for real-time audio effects, visualization, equalizer, lyrics and other plugins, themes (including Winamp Classic style), powerful configuration options and multiple playlists organized in tabs. Enjoy the modern GTK-themed interface or change things up with Winamp Classic skins. Use the plugins included with Audacious to fetch lyrics for your music, to set an alarm in the morning, and more.

uGet 2.0.6 The Best Download Manager for Linux released

uGet 2.0.6 recently released, is one of the best download managers for Linux. It’s a simple, lightweight and easy-to-use download manager, allowing you to classify download, and import download from HTML files. uGet 2.0.4 comes with some bug fixes. uGet 2.0.6 Changelog curl plug-in: fix a bug that downloaded file may be incomplete in some case. curl plug-in: improve downloaded segment handler. curl plug-in: set min split size to 10 MiB.

Wine 1.9.7 Development released with fix to Civilization II crash

Wine 1.9.7 Development version recently released, comes with a number of new features, improvements and bugfixes. This latest release now comes with more work towards the WineD3D command stream; More support for Shader Model 5 shaders; C++ exception handling on x86-64; Support for Windows-style static import libraries; Performance fixes in the XML writer and various bug fixes. Wine 1.9.7 Changelog Bug fixes Civilization II crashes on startup Internet Explorer 8 fails to start an InPrivate Browsing session ElsterFormular crashes when trying to print already sent income tax return IE8 shows corrupted previews on the quick tabs screen Nvidia force antialiasing no longer works Alien8 and Head Over Heels crash when window is moved partly off-screen Multiple 64-bit applications need __CxxFrameHandler implementation (Ableton Live 9.

Atom 1.6.2 Text Editor Released

Atom 1.6.2 Text Editor recently released, is a hackable text editor for the 21st century, built on atom-shell. Like other desktop apps, Atom Text has its own icon in the dock, native menus and dialogs, and full access tothe file system. It is used also as a n IDE (Integrated Development Environment). Atom is built with the same open source technologies used by modern web browsers. Atom 1.6.2 changelog Hitting an unbound key sequence sharing a prefix with a bound sequence freezes atom via atom/atom-keymap#124

Uptown Funk Parody By OpenSUSE Linux team

I recently came across an interesting OpenSUSE Linux video called – “Uptime Funk” music video (parody of Uptown Funk) from SUSECon 2015 in Amsterdam. This is a must watch video. [youtube height=”HEIGHT” width=”WIDTH”]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zbABy9ul11I[/youtube] Lyrics: This bit Uncontrolled A bad bug, Make my system fold This bug, in the kernel My kernel My uptime ceases Freakin’, Spazzin’ My manager’s mad, it ain’t pretty I need caffeine, a big screen Gotta fix this server in a jiffy

Wireshark 2.0.2 released

Wireshark 2.0.2 recently released, is a free, open source packet analyzer used for network troubleshooting, monitoring, analysis, software and communications protocol development. The latest release Wireshark 2.0.2 comes with a number of vulnerabilities & bug fixes, including new and updated Capture File Support – 3GPP TS 32.423 Trace, iSeries, Ixia IxVeriWave, pcap, and pcapng. Wireshark 1.12.3 Updates HTTP 302 decoded as TCP when “Allow subdissector to reassemble TCP streams” option is enabled.

WeeChat 1.4 released with more features

WeeChat 1.4 which was released early in January, is a fast, light and extensible chat client, released under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 3. It was written from scratch, and is actively developed. WeeChat has a text interface and runs on many operating systems, such as Linux, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD, Unix, GNU Hurd, Mac OS X, Windows (cygwin). WeeChat 1.4 Changelog New features core: add a parent name in options, display inherited values if null in /set output, add option weechat.

Spark IM 2.7.6 Instant Messaging Client released

Spark IM 2.7.6 recently released, is an Open Source, cross-platform IM client optimized for businesses and organizations. It features built-in support for group chat, telephony integration, and strong security. It also offers a great end-user experience with features like in-line spell checking, group chat room bookmarks, and tabbed conversations. In this release more patches went into fixing Mac OS X version (issues with Preferences, File transfer, etc.). Also as part of fixing issues on Mac we have applied an experimental version of Libjitsi patch by cstux (Voice Chat module).

DVDStyler 2.9.6 Authoring Tool released

DVDStyler 2.9.6 the latest release, is a free open source, cross-platform DVD authoring application for the creation of professionally looking DVDs. DVDStyler has a user-friendly interface with support for drag & drop option, inlcuing flexible menu creation on the basis of scalable vector graphic. DVDStyler Features added selection of player for preview added possibility to normalize audio (replay gain) added ability to choose 5.1 audio and normalizing as default in the settings added possibility to select border or crop to keep aspect ratio added possibility to set default subtitle properties added possibility to keep and use cached files after restarting of DVDStyler redesigned the menu properties dialog joined chapter and cell properties dialogs enabled reencoding of ntsc film (24 fps) by default fixed displaying of video bitrate if video don’t need be transcoded fixed memory leak (thanks to Sebastian Vater) win32: updated ffmpeg to version 2.

G’MIC 1.7.0 Magic Image Converter released

G’MIC 1.7.0 recently released, is an open and full-featured framework for image processing, similar to Gimp, providing several different user interfaces to convert, manipulate, filter, visualize generic image datasets, from 1d scalar signals to 3d+t sequences of multi-spectral volumetric images. Most of the important work done for this release has been focused on the improvement and optimization of the embedded math expression evaluator, and its JIT compiler G’MIC 1.7.0 changelog New features: [core] Added a C bridge to the libgmic library.

VLC 3.0 Master Build Released with Lots of Updates & Features

VLC 3.0 Master build had just been released to public. Please note that this is an experimental version of VLC that are daily generated from the VLC code that is currently in development. Several issues that existed in previous versions of VLC might be fixed here, but since this version of VLC is not yet finished, you should expect other problems and issues. VLC 3.0 changelog Important changes: The Windows XP/2003/2003R2 support for VLC is now on a best-efforts basis: it should work, but not without limitations.

ShareX 10.9.1 Screenshot Capture released

ShareX 10.9.1 recently released, is an open source program that lets you take screenshots or screencasts of any selected area with a single key, save them in your clipboard, hard disk or instantly upload them to over 40 different file hosting services. In addition to taking screenshots, it can upload images, text files and all other different file types. ShareX 10.9.1 changelog Removed Copy file uploader because service is discontinued Update Greenshot image editor to 1.

OpenToonz – Free Animation Software Released To Public

OpenToonz, the open source version of the Toonz animation software used by Studio Ghibli, was recently released to the public. OpenToonz is based on the software “Toonz”, which was developed by Digital Video S.p.A. in Italy, customized by Studio Ghibli, and has been used for creating its works for many years. Dwango launches this OpenToonz project, in cooperation with Digital Video and Studio Ghibli. According to Dwango: This software can be used by anyone free of charge, no matter whether the purpose of use is commercial or not.

Install MenuLibre – Advanced Menu Editor on Ubuntu OS

MenuLibre update recently made available via PPA is an advanced menu editor that provides modern features in a clean, easy-to-use interface. All without GNOME dependencies, so even lightweight systems can benefit from the sanity that MenuLibre offers. MenuLibre is your one-stop shop for menus in Linux, whether you use Gnome, LXDE, XFCE, or Unity. Features A beautiful interface powered by the latest version of GTK+ Create new launchers, or modify existing ones with complete control over common settings and access to advanced settings Add, remove, and adjust desktop actions: powerful shortcuts available used Ubuntu’s Unity and elementary’s Plank and Slingshot Easily rearrange menu items to suit your needs

Install PileMd 0.8.3 – A Markdown Note App for Linux

PileMd 0.8.3 recently released, is a Markdown Note App for Linux and Mac users. PileMd comes with a Beautiful Markdown Editor, Comfortable Notes, and Local File Syncing. See how to install Install PileMd 0.8.3 how to install Install PileMd 0.8.3 PileMd Features Beautiful Editor PileMd has really beautiful Markdown Editor, looks like Preview. It’s like a RichText Editor but actually a Markdown Editor.

Atom 1.6.0 Text Editor Released

Atom 1.6.0 Text Editor recently released, is a hackable text editor for the 21st century, built on atom-shell. Like other desktop apps, Atom Text has its own icon in the dock, native menus and dialogs, and full access tothe file system. It is used also as a n IDE (Integrated Development Environment). Atom is built with the same open source technologies used by modern web browsers. Atom 1.6.0 changelog Add functionality and API for pending pane items Improvements to multi-pane usage Block Decorations Async Git Top and bottom bar API See release notes for full change details

Genysis Rewards: Earn Free Gift Cards

Genysis Rewards – is the latest most popular rewards app now. Genysis Rewards allows you to earn credits for watching videos, completing surveys, trying apps, games and many more! Once you’ve collected enough credits, redeem with Google Play, iTunes, Steam, Starbucks and Amazon cards or PayPal cash. We currently offer over 10 sponsors which is more than any of our competitors and we guarantee instant payout/rewards within 24hrs including weekends. We are also working with other sponsors to provide you better offer range to choose from.

Linux Spotify client 1.x now in stable

Linux Spotify client 1.x is now in stable state. According to the developers, “The intention was to fix a few of the bigger issues and then quickly move this to stable. That never happened, since after September, we have had no developers working on the linux client. There are still lots of problem with this version of the client for linux, but we are now seeing much more problems with the old client“.

Telegram Desktop 0.9.28 Messaging App released

Telegram Desktop 0.9.28 recently released, is an open-source and cross platform Telegram client for Linux. “Telegram” is a messaging app with a focus on speed and security, it’s superfast, simple and free. You can use Telegram on all your devices at the same time — your messages sync seamlessly across any of your phones, tablets or computers. Telegram Desktop from 0.9.27 changelog: Edit your messages in channels and supergroups Share links to specific posts in channels via the post context menu Add admin signatures to messages in channels Send silent messages in channels that will not notify members, useful for non-urgent or late night posting Edit your messages in channels and supergroups Share links to specific posts in channels via the post context menu Add admin signatures to messages in channels Send silent messages in channels that will not notify members, useful for non-urgent or late night posting Install Telegram Desktop 0.

Transmission 2.90 BitTorrent Client Released

Transmission 2.90 BitTorrent Client recently released, is a cross-platform BitTorrent client and it comes in both GUI, CLI and daemon form. All its features are very simple, intuitive interface on top of an efficient, cross-platform back-end. Transmission is an open source application with low memory footprint. Transmission 2.90 changelog Fix renaming torrent files with common prefix Fix some more thread safety bugs in the tr_list datatype Fix infinite loop when removing torrent data Add support for CyaSSL/WolfSSL and PolarSSL cryptographic backends; bump OpenSSL minimum to v0.

Blender 2.77 RC1 released as a quick bugfix and Improvements

Blender 2.77 rc1 recently released, is a free and open source 3D animation suite. It supports the entirety of the 3D pipeline—modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing and motion tracking, even video editing and game creation. Advanced users employ Blender’s API for Python scripting to customize the application and write specialized tools; often these are included in Blender’s future releases. Blender 2.77 RC1 changelog: Cycles Rendering Improved Subsurface Scattering, and faster SSS on GPUs.

LightTable 0.8.1 Code Editor released

LightTable 0.8.1 recently released, is a unique kind of integrated development environment (IDE) – a reactive work surface for the creation and exploration of our programs. It allows you to have a real-time debugging of your code while typing. This means you get a real-time feedback allowing instant execution, debugging and access to documentation. The instant feedback provides an unusual execution environment intended to help developing abstractions. LightTable 0.8.1 changelog CHANGED: [:app :lt.

SlowMoVideo – Open Source Slow Motion Video Creator

SlowMoVideo is a free and open-source program that allows you to create slow-motion videos from your footage. It analizes the pixel rate and calculates the frames between the videos recorded by your camera. With SlowMoVideo you can smoothly slow down and speed up your footage, optionally with motion blur. slowmoVideo tries to find out where pixels move in the video (this information is called Optical Flow), and then uses this information to calculate the additional frames between the ones recorded by your camera.

Cantata 2.1 Music Player released

Cantata 2.1 Music Player recently released, is a feature-rich and user friendly client for Music Player Daemon (MPD). MPD is a background application that can be used to play music. Cantata can be compiled with KDE support, or as a pure Qt4 application. The interface is very configurable – most views can be shown as either a list or tree structure. Cantata 1.5.2 changelog Re-add all album sorts from Cantata 1.

Vivaldi Beta 3 is here – Download Now

Vivaldi Beta 3 had just been released , and this released primarily focuses on improving performance and stability, as well as polishing the design throughout Vivaldi UI. This includes adding a lot of new settings and a few new features. Vivaldi Beta 3 changelog A sessions save/load In this implementation, you can save all of your currently open tabs as a session so that you can go back and open them all at once.

Vivaldi Snapshot 1.0.403.17 comes with further fixes to saved sessions

Vivaldi Snapshot 1.0.403.17 recently released, comes with the latest fixes. According to the developers website “For sessions, we have added the missing delete button, fixed the problem with sessions of the same name and added in menu items for Mac. In addition the changelog includes fixes for some of our most frequently reported bugs”. These changes fix a wider range of things than their titles might suggest, so give them a test and let us know if any of your worst issues are now resolved.

Opera 36 Beta – Build 36.0.2130.21 Update released

Opera 36 Beta – Build 36.0.2130.21 update recently released, is focused on stability. You won’t notice any revolution here – it’s more like fixing minor nuisances, and all of them internal. Also, Chromium has been updated to 49.0.2623.54. Opera 36 Beta – Build 36.0.2130.21 changelog DNA-48102 Scrolled position is reset after clicking/focusing the news page DNA-48854 [Tools] Context menu in History/Tabs section doesn’t have proper content DNA-48860 [News on SD] News images are not loaded when they get in view as a result of vertical resizing DNA-49119 Fullscreen domain toolbar doesn’t appear on Windows DNA-49176 Holding Shift and try to drag fixed tab crashes Opera DNA-49214 Error pages show [Object object] in error summary DNA-49218 Missing support for no theme in WebUIs DNA-49255 [SP] Transitioning to history component is jerky DNA-49277 Fix no-theme design for other WebUIs DNA-49328 [News on SD] No additional News images or impressions on resize, when scrollTop is 0 DNA-49329 Theme being previewed from addons lacks no-overlay style DNA-49332 Issue with enabling/disabling advanced settings and config panel in the start page DNA-49334 Fix the height of the theme picker, so that the layout doesn’t shift once themes are loaded DNA-49371 [news on SD] read articles are not marked as such in background tab DNA-49374 Click-to-play setting isn’t respected without Turbo engaged DNA-49384 Checkbox doesn’t reflect changing selected theme in theme selector component DNA-49462 Extension icons should be excluded from content verification irrespective in whatever case they are used(not only in the same case as manifest.

Wine 1.8.1 Stable and Wine 1.9.4 Development released

Wine 1.8.1 and Wine 1.9.4 both recently released, comes with a number of new features, improvements, small translation updates and bugfixes. Wine (Wine Is Not An Emulator) as we already know is a software for running Windows applications on Linux machines. Wine 1.8.1 Changelog Gyldendal dictionary needs ole2disp.dll.SAFEARRAYALLOCDATA Lack of ole2disp.dll.SAFEARRAYDESTROYDESCRIPTOR causes Nota Bene to refuse to launch Internet Explorer 3.01 crashes on some web pages (unimplemented function ole2disp.

Kodi 16.0 Officially released with DirectX 11 Upgrade and iOS9 support

Following the third Release Candidate for Kodi v16 early in Feb, Kodi 16.0 finally release now out and according to the developers, this release is a heavy under-the-hood improvements release. Some of the more prominent features released imncludes Event Logging, Long Press, Non-Liner Stretch, Music Library Improvements, Add-On Manager Changes and DirectX 11 upgrade. Other Important Changes: Start of integration of ADSP (Audio Digital Signal Processing) handling (no add-ons shipped yet) Improve image resizing and caching algorithm to improve image quality of images Added support for the musicbrainz “ARTISTS” tag in id3v2, ape, xiph.

Miam-Player Cross-Platform Open Source Music Player

Miam-Player recently released, is a cross-platform open source QT5 based music player. Its fast and reliable, it can read .mp3, .m4a (MP4), .flac, .ogg, .oga (OGG Vorbis), .asf, .ape (Monkey Audio), .opus and more! In addition to above, you can also: Customize everything: User Interface, Covers, Shortcuts, Buttons, Themes Read and edit metadata using Taglib Upcoming Future work Add MPRIS implementation for Linux (Media Player Remote Interfacing Specification) to be able to control the player 10-band equalizer Add projectM support for amazing visualizations A spotify / jamendo plugin to stream music High DPI support (for OSX first) Plugins A plugin system has been introduced to extend possibilites of the player.

Corebird Twitter Client 1.2 Released

Corebird 1.2 recently released, is an open-source, modern, easy and fun Twitter client developed in GTK 3.12, and it comes with all the main twitter features, which includes: Tweets Streaming, Favorites, Lists, Filters, Integrated Search, Mentions/Notifications, among others. Corebird 1.2 changelog Inline media and avatars are no longer cached on disk Videos now indicate download progress showing a preview thumbnail with a circular progress overlay We download higher-resolution avatars on HiDPI displays now The build system usage has seen a major refactoring an cleanup, thanks to Rico Tzschichholz The sidebar is now at the top and dark Favorites now us a heart icon Sending tweets is now cancellable (e.

[GAME]Bounce Upward

Bounce upward between the different orbits while avoiding them! Simply tap the screen to move the dot upward carefully through each obstacles. Tap tap and wait until the right moment before you move. – Pick coins along the way to get a point – Pick the diamond to get 5 points to increase your leaderboard chance Be careful not to move the wrong moment else you have to start the game over again.

Sublime Text 3 – Build 3103 released

Sublime Text 3 build 3103 recently released, is a sophisticated cross-platform text and source code editor, with a Python application programming interface (API). Sublime Text is proprietary software. Its functionality is extendable with plugins. You’ll love the slick user interface, extraordinary features and amazing performance. Sublime Text has a powerful, Python based plugin API. Along with the API, it comes with a built in Python console to interactively experiment in real time.

Kadu 3.0 Instant Messenger Final released

Kadu 3.0 Instant Messenger recently released, is a user-friendly, adware free, fast, stable and flexible open source Gadu-Gadu and Jabber/XMPP protocol Instant Messenger client for Linux, BSD, Mac OS X and Windows. What’s New File transfers Kadu 3 supports new file transfer protocol that is compatible with GaduGadu 11 and 12. It requires encrypted connection to server (enabled by default in Kadu 3, can be easily turned on in Your Accounts window).

Adobe Brackets 1.6 Open Source Text Editor released

Adobe Brackets 1.6 recently released, is a lightweight, yet powerful, modern text editor. With focused visual tools and preprocessor support, Brackets is a modern text editor that makes it easy to design in the browser. Adobe Brackets 1.6 changelog: Add flip-view and close buttons to pane-headers by petetnt : In split view, documents now can be closed via the new close button added at the right corners of both the panes.

Firefox 44.0.2 released with bugfix

Mozilla Firefox 44.0.2 was recently released by Mozilla team. This latest release primarily focuses on bugfix. A notable update to this release is it fixes an issue where Firefox hangs or crashes on startup. Mozilla Firefox 44.0.2 changelog Same-origin-policy violation using Service Workers with plugins Lightweight themes on Firefox for Android do not verify a secure connection Application Reputation service disabled in Firefox 43 Unsafe memory manipulation found through code inspection Addressbar spoofing attacks Delay following click events in file download dialog too short on OS X Errors in mp_div and mp_exptmod cryptographic functions in NSS Missing delay following user click events in protocol handler dialog Addressbar spoofing through stored data url shortcuts on Firefox for Android Firefox allows for control characters to be set in cookie names Buffer overflow in WebGL after out of memory allocation Out of Memory crash when parsing GIF format images Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (rv:44.

uGet 2.0.5 the Best Download Manager for Linux released

uGet 2.0.5 recently released, is one of the best download managers for Linux. It’s a simple, lightweight and easy-to-use download manager, allowing you to classify download, and import download from HTML files. uGet 2.0.4 comes with some bug fixes. uGet Changelog uGet 2.0.5:  curl plug-in: Disable SSL verification for host. curl plug-in: Don’t check post and cookie file if no HTTP setting data. curl plug-in: Don’t assign data if plug-in start failed.

G’MIC 1.6.9 Magic Image Converter released

G’MIC 1.6.9 recently released, is an open and full-featured framework for image processing, similar to Gimp, providing several different user interfaces to convert, manipulate, filter, visualize generic image datasets, from 1d scalar signals to 3d+t sequences of multi-spectral volumetric images. A lot of cool stuffs have been added to the G’MIC core engine (particularly the math parser), to make more cool and cool filters in the future. G’MIC 1.6.9 changelog New features: New command -frame_seamless and associated plug-in filter Arrays & tiles / Make seamless [patch-based].

Atom 1.5.3 Text Editor released

Atom 1.5.3 Text Editor recently released, is a hackable text editor for the 21st century, built on atom-shell. Like other desktop apps, Atom Text has its own icon in the dock, native menus and dialogs, and full access tothe file system. It is used also as a n IDE (Integrated Development Environment). Atom is built with the same open source technologies used by modern web browsers. Atom 1.5.3 changelog Fixed files not showing as changed with multiple projects folders open Install Atom 1.

Darktable 2.0.1 released with new features and bugfix

Darktable 2.0.1 recently released, is the first bugfix release for the 2.0 series of darktable. Darktable is an open source photography workflow application and RAW developer. A virtual lighttable and darkroom for photographers. Darktable 2.0.1 changelog: New features: add export variables for Creator, Publisher and Rights from metadata add support for key accels for spot removal iop add some more info to –version add collection sorting by group_id to keep grouped images together add $(IMAGE.

Unvanquished Alpha 48 First Person Shooter game released

Unvanquished Alpha 48 is a fast-paced, futuristic FPS with RTS elements, pitting technologically advanced humans against hordes of highly adaptable aliens. The player can choose from either team, providing a fresh gameplay experience on both sides of the conflict. This release mainly contains bug-fixes and code cleanups. There has been art progress as well but it came late in the alpha cycle and the integration of the assets wasn’t perfect so we did not merge them.

Calibre 2.51 released with new features and bugfix

Calibre 2.51 recently released, is a free and open source e-book library management application developed by users of e-books for users of e-books. This latest release comes with an added action to the context menu for the search bar to paste and instantly execute the search and many more. Calibre 2.51 changelog New Features Add an action to the context menu for the search bar to paste and instantly execute the search.

Canva – a simple drag and drop software designer

Canva is a simple drag and drop, a software design that is completely online and for free. People seem to like: have been around for just over a year and already has 1.4 million users. Canva’s pro designer tools make it easy to create stunning layouts. Work with more than 1 million stock photographs, fonts and elements. Mix and match content from top stock photographers and graphic artists. Endless design possibilities.

Kodi 16.0 “Jarvis” Release Candidate 3 Out

Kodi 16.0 “Jarvis” Release Candidate 3, is the third Release Candidate for Kodi v16. With this release candidate, a small number of fixes that users mentioned where added. Kodi as we know is an award-winning free media player and entertainment hub that can be installed on Linux, OSX, Windows, iOS, and Android. Fixes done in Release Candidate 3: Fix some possible DVD menu problems Fix selection of stacked multiple ISO files (movie.

HandBrake 0.10.3 Video Converter Tool released

Handbrake 0.10.3 recently released, is a free open source, video transcoder tool for converting video from nearly any format to a selection of modern, widely supported codecs. Handbrake is also a multi-platform application that runs on Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems. Handbrake 0.10.3 marks our 4th release of our 0.10.x branch. This provides another set if fixes for common bugs that have been raised over the last few months. All going well this will be the last bug fix release for this branch as we look to finish up the major 1.

Wine 1.9.3 released with fix to Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II

Wine 1.9.3 recently released, comes with a number of new features, improvements and bugfixes. This latest release now comes with New version of the Gecko engine based on Firefox 44; JSON support in JavaScript; Improved line breaking in DirectWrite; Some more write support in WebServices; and still more Shader Model 4 instructions. Wine 1.9.3 Bug fixes Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Vegas 2 fails to launch (number of quality levels for D3DMULTISAMPLE_NONMASKABLE multiple-sample type must not exceed 8) Multiple Visual Basic 5/6 applications using ActiveX components depend on Standard OLE Types Typelib which is missing from ‘olepro32.

Tor Browser 5.5.1 is released

Tor Browser 5.5.1 recently released, comes with new supported features and bugfix. Most notably, this release features fixes for regressions caused by our font fingerprinting defense: chinese users should have a functional Tor Browser again and emoji support is restored on OS X and Linux systems (A fix for the Windows platform is currently underway). In addition to this, an oversight in one of the patches which broke some websites depending heavily on iframes was also fixed.

Mozilla Firefox Web Push launched

With the recent release of Firefox 44, a new feature called Web Push was introduced. The web push feature allows your web browser to notify you when something important happens, even if you didn’t have the site open? Maybe you’ve got an incoming WebRTC call, an instant message, or a financial update. Perhaps your city just declared an emergency snow plowing schedule. Sometimes you just want to know when something happens.

Ubuntu Touch OTA-9 Is Officially Released

Ubuntu Phone OTA-9 has arrived and available to all supported devices that run the stable channel image. This includes the Meizu MX4, Nexus 4 and Bq Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition (among others). This latest update comes with a number of new features and bug fixes. This list is only a highlight of the few changes available in this update. Important features New 15.04.3 framework Media-hub exposure of mpris playlist support Update the bluetooth stack to Bluez5 Media consumption (audio) in scopes Smooth refresh of scopes Custom ringtone support Sound notification on low-battery state Download of arbitrary file types in the webbrowser-app Convergence changes for the ubuntu-ui-toolkit

Opera Developer 36.0.2120.0 Update released

Opera Developer 36.0.2120.0 update recently released, comes with some new exciting features and bug fixes. Notable feature is now the personalized news, which is now enabled in the developer stream, this feature takes advantage of your browsing history and adjusts your news page accordingly: Opera Developer 36.0.2120.0 changelog [Mac] Reduce size of Network Installer internationalizations [Mac] Duplicate “Enter Full Screen” menu item Auto-login after sync authorization malfunction Monitor won’t go sleep when Opera has animated theme Adjust pdf viewer styles after chromium intake Personalized News: improve performance Personalized News: Localize [Mac] Equalizer icon disappears after draging Tab in New Window WP4 – Visited style of the News articles Configuration hint tick is wrong way on Linux Placeholder instead of text in sync advanced settings [Win] Bigger context menus should work on other Win versions as Downloads – remaining time left unknown when paused download [Mac] Opera crashes after closing Tab via RMB in TabMenu Enable Personalized News on Developer [SP] The gap between the address bar and the first element [ Se Fix theme selector style to be more in-line with mockup [Win10] Align the address dropdown selection color with frame c [SP] Lazy load News images Side panel navigation broken in downloads [Linux] opera packages are missing opera_crashreporter binary [Mac] Opera freezes when going to fullscreen with more than one [Tools] Opera:activity pages keep loading [Tools] Full history is not displayed in opera:history [Win10] Bookmarks bar a little too high Sidebar config panel only previews first catalog theme [SP] Visual fixes Incorrect title on initial opening of BM from start page OMenu resized to tab size in maximize regardless of Windows 10 Speed dial view broken after switch back to it if there was a r Enable Windows 10 skin by default on stable/beta Start page view disappears on dbl click Middle clicking on news opens in a new foreground tab [Tools] History page hangs when accessed from navigation side p empty start page for fast clicking with start-page-web-ui-compo [SP] Favicons of components don’t show up on Windows 10 Adjust the WebUI entries of the Opera menu [Win] Startpage configuration hint hides right after it’s shown [Win10] Make the toolbar / BB icons much smaller in mouse mode [SP] Startpage URL with unrecognized path should not fail hard [Win10] Problems with layout in HiDPI Enable startpage hints on beta and stable Enable on developer Reduce News article count to 20 Move WebUI strings away from bookmark manager private api Use details_url instead of download_url for installed themes (T The theme selector wrongly initialized when created inside hidd Context menu option ‘Change theme’ in the start page should ope Add expandable sections Checkbox size in Settings and Start Page Config differ Install Opera Developer 36.

Sylpheed 3.5 Lightweight and User-friendly E-mail client Released

Sylpheed 3.5 recently released, is a simple, lightweight but featureful, and easy-to-use e-mail client. Sylpheed provides intuitive user-interface. Sylpheed is also designed for keyboard-oriented operation, so Sylpheed can be widely used from beginners to power users. Sylpheed runs on many systems such as Windows, Linux, BSD, Mac OS X and other Unix-like systems. Sylpheed uses GTK+ GUI toolkit. The newest version of Sylpheed works with GTK+ 2.4 or later (2.6 or later is recommended).

Qtractor 0.7.4 Open-Source Audio/MIDI Multi-Track Sequencer Released

Qtractor 0.7.4 recently released, is a free, open-source Audio/MIDI multi-track sequencer application written in C++ with the Qt4 framework. Target platform is Linux, where the Jack Audio Connection Kit (JACK) for audio, and the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) for MIDI, are the main infrastructures to evolve as a fairly-featured Linux desktop audio workstation GUI, specially dedicated to the personal home-studio. Qtractor 0.7.4 Changelog Eye-candy warning: muted/non-soloed tracks are now shaded over the main thumb-view.

Wine 1.9.2 Development released with GStreamer 1.0 support

Wine 1.9.2 development recently released, comes with a number of new features, improvements and bugfixes. This release now supports GStreamer, support for SHA hashes, underlines support in directwrite, Synthesizing bold glyphs also for bitmap fonts. and more Shader Model 4 instructions. Wine 1.9.2 Bug fixes Gyldendal dictionary needs ole2disp.dll.SAFEARRAYALLOCDATA SHBrowseForFolder: BIF_NEWSTYLEDIALOG not implemented – title gets cropped Lack of ole2disp.dll.SAFEARRAYDESTROYDESCRIPTOR causes Nota Bene to refuse Installshield installer text not being bolded (appinstall) Use-after-free in DdeClientTransaction in user32 dde tests Unimplemented function ole2.

Mozilla Firefox 44.0 Released

Mozilla Firefox 44.0 was recently released by Mozilla team. This latest release comes with a number of new features, improvements and bugfix. A notable new feature is an improved warning pages for certificate errors and untrusted connections. Mozilla Firefox 44.0 changelog New Improved warning pages for certificate errors and untrusted connections Enable H.264 if system decoder is available Enable WebM/VP9 video support on systems that don’t support MP4/H.264 In the animation-inspector timeline, lightning bolt icon next to animations running on the compositor thread Support the brotli compression format via HTTPS content-encoding Screenshot commands allow user choice of pixel ratio in Developer Tools Fixed

Audacity Audio Editor 2.1.2 Released

Audacity Audio Editor 2.1.2 recently released, is a free, open source, easy-to-use, multi-track audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux and other operating systems. A notable improvement is the new “Crossfade Tracks” effect which can now be used for crossfading two tracks. This replaces Cross Fade In and Cross Fade Out. Audacity Audio Editor 2.1.2 changelog Improvements Effects Noise Reduction defaults changed. Interface

qBittorrent 3.3.3 released

qBittorrent 3.3.3 Open Source BitTorrent Client recently released, is a BitTorrent client that comes loaded with all the modern functionality necessary for daily torrenting which includes an integrated search engine, web interface, sequential download support, bandwidth scheduler, RSS support and other useful features. This latest release fixes a problem that requested “G:” drive on Windows. BUGFIX: Temporarily disable “filename” column of peers view. It has a bug that causes frequent crashes.

Enlightenment DR 0.20.3 Released with bugfix

Enlightenment DR 0.20.3 recently released, improves on the 0.20.2 release and resolves a number of issues. Enlightenment is an open-source desktop environment, which contains customization with animations, effects and dedicated applications. Enlightenment 0.20.3 changelog: e randr – fix randr dialog to do restore right again Fix xbl_avail variable being used when it could be undefined Fix spelling in .pc file e_grabinput: do not pass a faulty time block input devices from backlight list unpopulate all gadcons during shutdown add shelf callback for hidden state and trigger extra hide-on-show if hiding un-defer comp util object hiding if second hide occurs during animation add special case for frame adjustment during first recalc of new clients test given coordinates in smart window placement algorithm remove wayland function usage from grabinput methods simplify and clarify winlist directional selection action code check all corners of an object in e_comp_object_util_zone_get() disable custom logging when eina backtrace is active select mixer popup sink after popup has been fully initialized optimize zoomap recalc during recursion make ibar config pointer EINTERN do full cleanup when overriding existing comp autoclose object remove configs for illume modules allow NULL object in e_comp_object_util_autoclose() improve menu hiding and autoclose make E_DESK_TYPE an int define enforce border_fix_on_shelf_toggle config option in shelf create comp object updates tiler in helper function from either show or damage do not unset comp object native surface during shape apply unset WM_STATE for x11 clients upon unmapping them if available, use wl output (nested) for wayland compositor creation use more correct defines for enabling wl output modules during comp init automatically attempt to create a wayland x11 output during comp init

Cutegram 2.7.1 Telegram Client App released

Cutegram 2.7.1 recently released, is a cross platform, free and opensource telegram clients, focusing on user friendly, compatibility with desktop environments. Cutegram using Qt5, QML, libqtelegram, libappindication, AsemanQtTools technologies and Faenza icons and Twitter emojies graphic sets. Cutegram 2.7.1 changelog: Fix the map bugs, rendered blurry Add emojione to the emojis Improve window border on the OSX Fix mute/unmute problem Fix link and tag highlighter problems Many improve on the libqtelegram-ae and TelegramQML libraries Many other improvements and Bugfixes It’s the last release of the Cutegram 2.

[GAME] Jelly Clash Mania 2

Jelly Clash Mania 2 is a whole new match-3 gaming experience. Get ready to discover a new fresh and yummy Jelly Sugar Pops world with new candies, new story with challenging delightful levels. Swap and match 3 or more of the new Jelly Sugar Pops candies to create shiny explosions and get higher score to reach the new ice cream Sugar Pops land. Download it for Free now and unlock lots of sweet jellies.

FileZilla Client 3.15.0-beta1 released

FileZilla Client 3.15.0-beta1 recently released, is an open source, cross-platform graphical FTP (port 21), SFTP (port 22), and FTPS (FTP over SSL/TLS – Port 990) client with lots of features and an intuitive graphical user interface. Among others, the features of FileZilla includes Supports FTP, FTP over SSL/TLS (FTPS) and SSH File Transfer Protocol (SFTP), Cross-platform. FileZilla Client 3.15.0-beta1 changelog: New features: Building FileZilla now depends on libfilezilla 0.

MyPaint 1.2.0 Final Release out

MyPaint 1.2.0 final recently released, is a fast and easy open-source graphics application for digital painters. It lets you focus on the art instead of the program. You work on your canvas with minimum distractions, bringing up the interface only when you need it. MyPaint comes with a large brush collection including charcoal and ink to emulate real media, but the highly configurable brush engine allows you to experiment with your own brushes and with not-quite-natural painting.

FFmpeg 2.8.5 Has Been Released

FFmpeg 2.8.5 recently released, is the leading multimedia framework, cross-platform solution that is used to decode, encode, transcode, mux, demux, stream,filter and play any audio or video files. FFmpeg provides the ffmpeg tool for converting multimedia files, the ffserver streaming tool, the ffplay media player based on SDL and ffmpeg libraries and the ffprobe multimedia stream analyzer. FFmpeg 2.8.5 changelog avformat/hls: Even stricter URL checks avformat/hls: More strict url checks avcodec/pngenc: Fix mixed up linesizes avcodec/pngenc: Replace memcpy by av_image_copy() swscale/vscale: Check that 2 tap filters are bilinear before using bilinear code swscale: Move VScalerContext into vscale.

Lollypop 0.9.77 GNOME Music Player released

Lollypop 0.9.77 just released, is an open-source, GNOME audio player developed in GTK+3, and was created as an alternative to Rhythmbox. Lollypop provides support for mp3/4, ogg and flac, Genre/Cover browsing, Genre/Artist/Cover browsing, Search, Queue, Party mode, Replay gain, Cover art downloader, Context artist view. The latest version available is Lollypop 0.9.77, which has been recently released, coming with small changes: Fix issue with cover drawing Fix issue with player Install Lollypop 0.

Calibre 2.49 released with new features and bugfix

Calibre 2.49 recently released, is a free and open source e-book library management application developed by users of e-books for users of e-books. This latest release comes with a new option to hide empty categories in Tag Browser and many more. Calibre 2.49 changelog New Features: E-book viewer: Add an option to allow only a single book to be viewed at a time. Trying to view a second book will cause it to replace the currently viewed book.

SMPlayer 16.1.0 Media Player has been released

SMPlayer 16.1.0 Free Media Player recently released, intends to be a complete front-end for MPlayer, from basic features like playing videos, DVDs, and VCDs to more advanced features like support for MPlayer filters and more. Notable feature of SMPlayer is, it remembers the settings of all files you play. When you watch a movie and leave, when you open that movie again it will resume at the same point you left it, and with the same settings: audio track, subtitles, volume.

Kernel 4.4 Finally Released with lots of Goodies

Linus Torvalds recently announced the final release of the stable version of Kernel 4.4 LTS. Linux Kernel 4.4 LTS among others, includes 3D support in the GPU driver, allowing 3D hardware-accelerated graphics inside virtual machines, support for Open-Channel SSDs via LightNVM has been added, journaled RAID5 MD support has been implemented and various driver updates and fixes have been included as well. Linux Kernel 4.4 changelog sd: Disable support for 256 byte/sector disks fix race when unfreezing sync_action UBI: block: Add missing cache flushes drm/amdkfd: Don’t report local memory size dm: fix reload failure of 0 path multipath mapping on blk-mq devices Revert “drm/radeon: only mark audio as connected if the monitor supports it (v3)” iwlwifi: mvm: Free fw_status after use to avoid memory leak rtlwifi: rtl8192cu: Fix kernel deadlock See announcement for full release Install Kernel 4.

Shutter 0.93.1 Screenshot Tool released

Shutter 0.93.1 released late last years, is a feature-rich, open source screenshot program for Linux based operating systems such as Ubuntu. You can take a screenshot of a specific area, window, your whole screen, or even of a website – apply different effects to it, draw on it to highlight points, and then upload to an image hosting site, all within one window. Shutter allows you to capture nearly anything on your screen without loosing control over your screenshots (tabbed interface).

OpenLP 2.3.2 Free Worship Presentation Software Beta release out

OpenLP 2.3.2 recently released, is a feature rich open-source church presentation platform that doesn’t tie you down to subscription renewals, device platforms, or even the presentation computer! Cross platform between Linux, Windows, OS X and FreeBSD Display songs, Bible verses, presentations, images and more Control OpenLP remotely via the Android app or mobile web browser Quickly and easily import songs from other popular presentation packages Easy enough to use to get up and running in less than 10 minutes OpenLP 2.

KeePass 2.31 Password Manager released

KeePassX 2.31 Password Manager recently released, is an application for people with extremely high demands on secure personal data management. It has a light interface, and is cross platform. KeePass 2.31 mainly features integration and user interface enhancements, and various other minor new features and improvements. KeePassX 2.0 Highlights: New Features: Added menu/toolbar styles, freely selectable in ‘Tools’ - ‘Options’ - tab ‘Interface’; available styles are ‘Windows 10’, ‘Windows 8.

Firefox 43.0.4 offered to released channel users

Firefox 43.0.4 was recently released this as the first release channel to firefox users. Firefox as we know is among the most popular internet browsers available and its made in large parts by volunteers around the world. Firefox 43.0.4 changelog: Fix for startup crash for users of a third party antivirus tool Multi-user GNU/Linux download folders can be created Re-enable SHA-1 certificates Install Mozilla Firefox 43.

Telegram Desktop 0.9.18 released

Telegram Desktop 0.9.18 recently released, is an open-source and cross platform Telegram client for Linux. “Telegram” is a messaging app with a focus on speed and security, it’s superfast, simple and free. You can use Telegram on all your devices at the same time — your messages sync seamlessly across any of your phones, tablets or computers. Telegram Desktop from 0.9.16 changelog: v 0.9.19 Choose an emoticon and see the suggested stickers Bug fixes and minor improvements v 0.

Wine 1.9.1 released with fix to 64-bit StarCraft II v3.0 client which crashes immediately on startup

Wine 1.9.1 recently released, comes with a few more deferred fixes, Support for debug registers on x86-64, More Shader Model 4 instructions, Support for the Mingw ARM toolchain, and fix to 64-bit StarCraft II v3.0 client which crashes immediately on startup. Wine 1.9.1 Changelog GetLargestConsoleWindowSize() should not return hard coded constants Geoplan / Geospace popups cannot be accepted or dismissed Internet Explorer 3.01 crashes on some web pages (unimplemented function ole2disp.

Thunderbird 38.5.1 released with new updates

Thunderbird 38.5.1 recently released, is a free, open-source, cross-platform email application for managing email and news feeds. It is a local (rather than a web-based) email application that is powerful yet easy-to-use. Thunderbird is easy to set up and customize – and it’s loaded with great features. Thunderbird 38.5.1 updates Use a SHA-256 signing certificate for Windows builds, to meet new signing requirements Windows XP SP2 will not longer install Thunderbird (workaround: Install Thunderbird 38.

Git 2.7 released with numerous updates

Git 2.7 recently released, is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency. Git is easy to learn and has a tiny footprint with lightning fast performance. It outclasses SCM tools like Subversion, CVS, Perforce, and ClearCase with features like cheap local branching, convenient staging areas, and multiple workflows. Git 2.7 changelog UI, Workflows & Features The appearance of “gitk”, particularly on high DPI monitors, have been improved.

PlayOnLinux and PlayOnMac 4.2.10 are released

PlayOnLinux and PlayOnMac 4.2.10 both recently released, is a frontend piece of software for Wine, that allows you to easily install and run many Windows applications with relative ease on Linux and Mac OS X. PlayOnLiux is free and does not require a Windows licence for use. PlayOnLinux 4.2.10 changelog Wine 1.8 staging is now the default wine version on OSX. The build process has been improved thanks to wine-staging team so that the compiler supports ms_hook_prologue, allowing function hotpatching.

Firefox OS 2.5 will Power New Panasonic UHD TVs

Panasonic recently announced that Firefox OS 2.5 will power the new Panasonic DX900 UHD TVs, the first LED LCD TVs in the world with Ultra HD Premium specification, unveiled today at CES 2016. Panasonic TVs powered by Firefox OS are already available globally, enabling consumers to find their favorite channels, apps, videos, websites and content quickly and pin content and apps to their TV’s home screen. Mozilla and Panasonic have been collaborating since 2014 to provide consumers with intuitive, optimized user experiences and allow them to enjoy the benefits of the open Web platform.

Calibre 2.48 released with new features and bug fixes

Calibre 2.48 recently released, is a free and open source e-book library management application developed by users of e-books for users of e-books. This latest release comes with a new option to hide empty categories in Tag Browser and many more. Calibre 2.48 changelog New Features Driver for Energy Ereader Screenlight. DOCX Input: Add option to have superscripts/subscripts converted so that they do not affect the line height of the line containing them.

Atom 1.3.3 Text Editor released

Atom 1.3.3 Text Editor recently released, is a hackable text editor for the 21st century, built on atom-shell. Like other desktop apps, Atom Text has its own icon in the dock, native menus and dialogs, and full access tothe file system. It is used also as a n IDE (Integrated Development Environment). Atom is built with the same open source technologies used by modern web browsers. Atom 1.3.3 changelog Fixed an exception that would occur when undoing after closing a split pane.

Otter Browser 0.9.09 – Classic Opera 12 Like Browser released

Otter Browser 0.9.09 recently released, is an open source lightweight internet browser with the aim of recreating the best aspects of the classic Opera (12.x) UI browser using Qt5. Otter Browser 0.9.09 comes with a number of new features and many fixes and improvements. Otter Browser 0.9.09 changelog: added initial support for spell checking; added support for selecting allowed and rejected domains for third-party cookies; added support for customizing visible columns and their order in most of views; added support for customizing text and icon of toolbar entries; added support for adding arbitrary menus to toolbars; some other fixes and minor improvements.

Pidgin 2.10.12 Chat App released

Pidgin 2.10.12 recently released, is a chat program which lets you log into accounts on multiple chat networks simultaneously. This means that you can be chatting with friends on MSN, talking to a friend on Google Talk, and sitting in a Yahoo chat room all at the same time. Pidgin runs on Windows, Linux, and other UNIX operating systems, and it’s compatible with the following chat networks out of the box: AIM, ICQ, Google Talk, Jabber/XMPP, MSN Messenger, Yahoo!

FrostWire for Android 1.7.0 released

FrostWire for Android 1.7.0 recently released, is a re-imagined free BitTorrent Client / MP3 Music and Video Downloader / designed with an everyday user in mind, but with fast download speeds to satisfy even the most demanding downloaders. This latest release of FrostWire Plus for Android, comes with a number of important updates which includes some important search fixes, so you’ll want to get it right now. FrostWire for Android 1.

Fotoxx 16.01 Photo Editor released

Fotoxx 16.01 Photo Editor recently released, is a free open source Linux program for editing photos or other images and managing a large collection (collection management). Images can be viewed in scrollable pages of thumbnails (variable size) or singly in a large window. Fotoxx 16.01 changelog Edit Any Metadata and Batch Add/Change Metadata: faster/easier UI: mouse point and click to select metadata items from a list of most likely items.

Wireshark 2.0.1 – Open-Source Network Protocol Analyzer released

Wireshark 2.0.1 recently released, is a free, open source packet analyzer used for network troubleshooting, monitoring, analysis, software and communications protocol development. The latest release Wireshark 2.0.1 comes with many vulnerabilities fixes and bugs fixes. Wireshark 2.0.1 changelog Zooming out (Ctrl+-) too far crashes Wireshark IPv6 Mobility Header Link-Layer Address Mobility Option is parsed incorrectly About → Plugins should be a scrollable Profile change leaves prior profile residue Wireshark crashes when using the VoIP player Incorrect presentation of Ascend-Data-Filter (RADIUS attribute 242) Not possible to stop a capture with invalid filter “No interface selected” when having a valid capture filter Malformed packet with IPv6 mobility header Wireshark crashes dissecting Profinet NRT (DCE-RPC) packet All fields in the packet detail pane of a “new packet” window are expanded by default Malformed packets with SET_CUR in the USBVIDEO (UVC) decoding Display filters arranges columns incorrectly Scrolling and navigating using the trackpad on Mac OS X could be much better Lua Proto() does not validate arguments Pointers to deallocated memory when redissecting Suggestion for re-phrasing the TCP Window Full message Wireshark Portable is not starting (no messages at all) IPv6 RPL Routing Header with length of 8 bytes still reads an address See changelog for full release details Install Wireshark 2.

MuseScore 2.0.2 – Free music composition and notation software released

MuseScore 2.0.2 which was recently made available for installation via PPA, is an open-source music composition and notation software, allowing the users tp create, edit and print music in an WYSIWYG (what you see is what you get) environment. This release, focuses primarily on stability, with over 100 more bugs fixed. But we couldn’t resist making a few additional enhancements! New Features Playback of trills and other ornaments as well as glissandi and bends, with controls to customize or disable the effect New templates: various classical chamber groups, vocal ensembles, orchestras, and concert band Palette improvements: clefs, key signatures, time signatures, lines, and other palette elements that formerly required drag and drop can be added to a selected range via double click Search box in Symbols palette Zoom to 100% shortcut (Ctrl+0) Tremolo rendering improvements New symbols: treble clef with parenthesized octave indicator, pedal line with release symbol Improvements to Bravura and other music fonts Improvements to the default FluidR3 soundfont Install MuseScore 2.

Mixxx 2.0 – Free MP3 DJ Mixing Software released

Mixxx 2.0 recently released, is the most advanced, free, open source DJ software designed for DJs that allows you to mix songs live. Mixxx natively supports MP3, OGG, FLAC, WAVE, and AIFF playback (with plugins to support additional formats) and can be controlled by numerous DJ MIDI controllers. Turntables with timecoded vinyl can also be used to control Mixxx through the vinyl control feature. Mixxx runs on the Linux, Mac OS X and Windows operating systems.

Audacious 3.7.1 – Advanced Audio Player released

Audacious 3.7.1 recently released, is one of the best lightweight music player – is an advanced, feature rich music player for GNOME using GTK 3 interface. Its got a clean interface, with support for real-time audio effects, visualization, equalizer, lyrics and other plugins, themes (including Winamp Classic style), powerful configuration options and multiple playlists organized in tabs. Enjoy the modern GTK-themed interface or change things up with Winamp Classic skins. Use the plugins included with Audacious to fetch lyrics for your music, to set an alarm in the morning, and more.

uGet 2.0.4 the Best Download Manager for Linux released

uGet 2.0.4 recently released, is one of the best download managers for Linux. It’s a simple, lightweight and easy-to-use download manager, allowing you to classify download, and import download from HTML files. uGet 2.0.4 comes with some bug fixes. Main features: Downloads Queue Resume Downloads Advanced Download Categories Clipboard Monitor Batch Downloads Multi-Protocol Multi-Connection FTP Login & Anonymous FTP Scheduler Quiet Mode Robust Keyboard Shortcuts Computer Shutdown After Completion No changelog had been provided yet Install uGet 2.

Stellarium 0.14.1 – Desktop Planetarium Projector released

Stellarium 0.14.1 recently released, renders 3D photo-realistic skies in real time with OpenGL, just like what you see with the naked eye, binoculars or a telescope. It displays stars, constellations, planets, nebulae and others things like ground, landscape, atmosphere, etc. The latest release which comes after month of development is the first correcting release of Stellarium in series 0.14.x – version 0.14.1. This version contains 13 closed bugs (ported from version 0.

Frogr 1.0 – A Flickr Remote Organizer for GNOME released

Frogr 1.0 recently released, is an open source program that enables the users to easily upgrade photos on Flickr. Frogr comes with a simple and clean user interface, that provides you with ability to edit the visibility, content type, tags, description and enable/disable global search results in Flickr. Frogr 1.0 changelog: Use xdg-open instead of gnome-open as a fallback plan to open URIs. Use a GtkMessageDialog for the “Uploading pictures” dialog.

Enlightenment 0.20.2 Released with number of bug fixes

Enlightenment 0.20.2 released end of last year, is a bugfix release with improvements on the 0.20.1 release and resolves a number of issues. Enlightenment is an open-source desktop environment, which contains customization with animations, effects and dedicated applications. Enlightenment 0.20.2 changelog: Add missing function prototype for e_winlist_direction_select emix: Rename parameter bool to mute wayland: Add support for wl_surface.damage_buffer alsa: fix a valgrind warning mixer: only save state if not in init simplify e_mouse_update() code for x11 compositors only show x11 clients during MapNotify/Request if they have Normal state show non-new x11 clients immediately when changing Withdrawn - Normal ignore withdrawn state for x11 override clients during show Set QT_QPA_PLATFORM theme to gtk2 enhance winlist next window selection Install Enlightenment 0.

Battle For Wesnoth 1.13.2 Development Release Out

Battle For Wesnoth 1.13.2 released end of last year, is the third development release in the 1.13.x series and it delivers a number of improvements, bug fixes, and a few visible graphic updates including a brand-new logo. The Battle for Wesnoth is a Free, turn-based tactical strategy game with a high fantasy theme, featuring both single-player, and online/hotseat multiplayer combat. Fight a desperate battle to reclaim the throne of Wesnoth, or take hand in any number of other adventures.

Manjaro Linux Deepin 15.12 released

Bernhard Landauer announced end of last year the first stable release of Manjaro Deepin. This Community Edition, based on Manjaro 15.12 ‘Capella’ features the latest updated Deepin Deskop Environment 2015 RC and will be maintained as a rolling release like all other Manjaro editions. Features: Kernel Linux 4.1 Manjaro-Welcome Installers Thus, Calamares and CLI optional Window managers Mutter/Gala or Metacity Chromium Evolution Libreoffice-still Nautilus Xarchiver Deepin-Terminal Deepin-Music Deepin-Movie Deepin-Game Gimp Gthumb Deepin-Screenshot Evince Galculator Xfburn Manjaro-Printer Xsane Pamac Manjaro-Settings-Manager Lightdm-Deepin-Greeter Pulseaudio Dconf-Editor Gparted Isousb Yaourt / Base-devel Downgrade Download Manjaro Linux

Darktable 2.0 Final released

Darktable 2.0 final release which was released end of last year, comes with a host of new features, improvements and bug fixes. Darktable is an open source photography workflow application and RAW developer. A virtual lighttable and darkroom for photographers. Darktable 2.0 changelog: GUI: darktable has been ported to gtk-3.0 the viewport in darkroom mode is now dynamically sized, you specify the border width side panels now default to a width of 350px in dt 2.

SMPlayer 15.11.0 Free Media Player released

SMPlayer 15.11.0 Free Media Player recently released, intends to be a complete front-end for MPlayer, from basic features like playing videos, DVDs, and VCDs to more advanced features like support for MPlayer filters and more. Notable feature of SMPlayer is, it remembers the settings of all files you play. When you watch a movie and leave, when you open that movie again it will resume at the same point you left it, and with the same settings: audio track, subtitles, volume.

Vivaldi Snapshot 1.0.357.5 – Major Chromium Upgrade

Vivaldi Snapshot 1.0.357.5 recently released is the last snapshot before the year runs out. This release comes with a major upgrade of Chromium and that can introduce new issues or regressions. So the developers advise that you test run this release carefully. Vivaldi Snapshot 1.0.357.5 Changelog [Window][Linux] Main / horizontal menu changes: transition to native menus (in progress, more work to be done) [Window][Linux] No shortcuts listed for Undo, redo, cut, copy, paste, select all in horizontal / main menu [Linux] APT warning about two identical sources files: warning will go away from next update [Linux] PPAPI Flash not detected on Mandriva and derivatives [Mac] Backspace does not work as go back in history Empty window is left after detaching last tab Links issue with target=”_blank” No Next Tab (Recent) in Quick Commands [Window][Linux] Prevent tab closing on last default startpage (Speed Dial) Audio icon should adhere to “Tabs → Animation” setting Copy protocol on all urls, not only http(s) in address field Fullscreen not persisting after restart Updated Chromium to 48.

Tails 2.0 Beta 1 Linux OS released

Tails 2.0 Beta 1 Linux OS recently released, is a live operating system, that you can start on almost any computer from a DVD, USB stick, or SD card. It aims at preserving your privacy and anonymity, and helps you to Use the Internet anonymously and circumvent censorship; all connections to the Internet are forced to go through the Tor network; leave no trace on the computer you are using unless you ask it explicitly; use state-of-the-art cryptographic tools to encrypt your files, emails and instant messaging.

Install Kodi/XBMC 16.0 with Live TV Add-On on Windows 7, Windows 10

Kodi (formerly known as XBMC) is an award-winning free and open source (GPL) software media center for playing videos, music, pictures, games, and more. Kodi runs on Linux, OS X, Windows, iOS, and Android, featuring a 10-foot user interface for use with televisions and remote controls. It allows users to play and view most videos, music, podcasts, and other digital media files from local and network storage media and the internet.

SuperTuxKart 0.9.1 Kart Racing Game released

SuperTuxKart 0.9.1 recently released, is a free 3D kart racing game, with many tracks and with a focus on having fun over realism. You can play with up to 4 friends on one PC, racing against each other or just trying to beat the computer; single-player mode is also available. SuperTuxKart 0.9.1 Changelog: Many bug fixes Started to use scripting in tracks Significant audio performance improvements Smaller tweaks and improvements to several tracks including Math class XR591 Fort Magma Gran Paradiso Subsea Tweak to challenges Better support for driving tracks in reverse Install SuperTuxKart 0.

SuperTux 0.4.0 – Super Mario Classic Clone released

SuperTux 0.4.0 recently released its first stable release after more than a decade of slow development. SuperTux is a free classic 2D jump’n run sidescroller game in a style similar to the original Super Mario games. Compared to 0.1.3, this release features: a nearly completely rewritten game engine based on OpenGL, OpenAL, SDL2, … support for translations in-game manager for downloadable add-ons and translations Bonus Island III, a for now unfinished Forest Island and the development levels in Incubator Island a final boss in Icy Island new and improved soundtracks and sound effects new badguys, bonuses and power-ups (air-, earth- and ice-flower) a halloween tilemap new graphic effects (glowing objects, particles, …) levels and worldmaps are scriptable using squirrel much more game objects: trampolines, switches, portable stones, wind, moving platforms, … – most of them have scripting APIs improved statistics many invisible changes, like unit tests, efficiency improvements and more bugfixes much more… Compared to the latest beta, 0.

VLC for Android 1.7.0 released

VLC for Android 1.7.0 released early this month, is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player that plays most multimedia files as well as discs, devices, and network streaming protocols. VLC for Android can play any video and audio files, as well as network streams and DVD ISOs, like the desktop version of VLC. VLC for Android is a full audio player, with a complete database, an equalizer and filters, playing all weird audio formats.

OpenCV 3.1 released

OpenCV 3.1 recently released, is the first stabilization update in 3.x series. This latest release supports fresh Operating Systems from Microsoft and Apple: Windows 10 and OSX 10.11 as well as the newest development tools (Visual Studio 2015 and XCode 7.1.1, respectively). OpenCV 3.1 Changes: A lot of new functionality has been introduced during Google Summer of Code 2015: Several advanced calibration methods Deep neural networks frameworks (without training) Improved text detection Better stereo correspondence New detection and tracking algorithms Structure from motion and stereo 3D reconstruction and more Many great contributions made by the community, such as: Support for HDF5 format New/Improved optical flow algorithms Multiple new image processing algorithms for filtering, segmentation and feature detection Superpixel segmentation and much more IPPICV is now based on IPP 9.

CherryTree 0.36.3 released with new updates

CherryTree 0.36.3 recently released, is a hierarchical note taking application, featuring rich text, syntax highlighting, images handling, hyperlinks, import/export with support for multiple formats, support for multiple languages, and more. The latest release comes with several bug fixes. CherryTree changelog from v0.36.1 bugfix in searches added syntax highlightings Markdown and Markdown Extra from Jean-Philippe Fleury bugfix: copy/paste of embedded files broken mult-level lists: when pressing Enter on an empty list element, the list level is decreased before quitting the list bugfix: removal of header formatting was broken bugfix in searches updated Polish language Install CherryTree 0.

Sunflower 0.2.59 Twin-Panel Linux File Manager released

Sunflower 0.2.59 recently released, is a small and highly customizable twin-panel file manager for Linux with support for plugins. It is intended to be an easy-to-use and powerful file manager that seamlessly integrates into the GNOME desktop environment (but not limited to). Sunflower 0.2.59 changelog: Multiple file system monitor Drag and drop in same directory Column font size Auto-complete in manual location entry Support for XDG directory icons Right-click drag and drop with options “Copy”, “Move”, “Link” Option to choose to allow multiple instances Emblem support DBus support interface Locking tabs and tab menus Linking using with drag and drop Affected items list in copy/move dialog Install Sunflower 0.

FFmpeg 2.8.4 “Feynman” Released

FFmpeg 2.8.4 “Feynman” recently released, is the leading multimedia framework, cross-platform solution that is used to decode, encode, transcode, mux, demux, stream,filter and play any audio or video files. FFmpeg 2.8.4 changelog rawdec: only exempt BIT0 with need_copy from buffer sanity check mlvdec: check that index_entries exist avcodec/mpeg4videodec: also for empty partitioned slices avcodec/h264_refs: Fix long_idx check avcodec/h264_mc_template: prefetch list1 only if it is used in the MB avcodec/h264_slice: Simplify ref2frm indexing avfilter/vf_mpdecimate: Add missing emms_c() sonic: make sure num_taps * channels is not larger than frame_size opus_silk: fix typo causing overflow in silk_stabilize_lsf ffm: reject invalid codec_id and codec_type golomb: always check for invalid UE golomb codes in get_ue_golomb sbr_qmf_analysis: sanitize input for 32-bit imdct sbrdsp_fixed: assert that input values are in the valid range aacsbr: ensure strictly monotone time borders aacenc: update max_sfb when num_swb changes aaccoder: prevent crash of anmr coder ffmdec: reject zero-sized chunks swscale/x86/rgb2rgb_template: Do not crash on misaligend stride avformat/mxfenc: Do not crash if there is no packet in the first stream lavf/tee: fix side data double free.

Steam Client Beta For Linux Update Released

Steam Client Beta For Linux update had recently been released for all supported operating systems, including SteamOS/Linux, Microsoft Windows, and Mac OS X, bringing various improvements to the Big Picture mode, In-Home streaming, and Steam Controller support. Steam Client Beta Update: Steam Controller Improved responsiveness and reliability of changing bindings or settings during gameplay Fixed several instances of legacy local bindings not loading Fixed changing bindings or settings during gameplay in Guest mode Tagged legacy local bindings in configuration browser; these have now been migrated and can be deleted if migration was successful Disabled Export dialog when in Guest mode In-Home Streaming Added NVIDIA NVFBC encoder as a separate option under Advanced Host Settings in Big Picture mode Added logic to retry any previously-failed encoding methods whenever a new game is launched Added logic to fall back to software encoding when hardware encoding is being unreasonably slow Temporarily reversed a previous change to the bitrate of games running below 60 FPS, due to an adverse impact on network latency Opt into the Steam Client Beta to see the latest features before they’re released.

Wine 1.8 released with support for DirectWrite and Direct2D, and new Pulse Audio driver

Wine 1.8 recently released, comes with the implementation of DirectWrite and Direct2D, and the new Pulse Audio driver. It also contains a lot of improvements across the board, as well as support for many new applications and games. See the release notes below for a summary of the major changes. Wine can be configured to report the Windows version as ‘Windows 8.1’ and ‘Windows 10’ Pulse Audio driver is implemented.

Calibre 2.47 released with new tool to easily export and import all calibre data

Calibre 2.47 recently released, is a free and open source e-book library management application developed by users of e-books for users of e-books. This latest release comes with a new tool to easily export and import all calibre data — books, settings and plugins. Calibre 2.47 changelog New Feature A new tool to easily export and import all calibre data — books, settings and plugins Get Books: Add plugins for Amazon Australia and Amazon India.

Virtualbox 5.0.12 released – Supports Kernel 3.10.0-327.el7 with latest RHEL 7.2

VirtualBox 5.0.12 recently released, is a cross-platform virtualization application that installs on your Intel or AMD-based computers, and runs on Windows, Mac, Linux or Solaris operating systems. It extends the capabilities of your computer so that it can run multiple operating systems (inside multiple virtual machines) at the same time. VirtualBox 5.0.12 changelog Fixed the validation of IPv6 port-forwarding rules Improved handling of text selection mouse pointer added LBA64 support for being able to boot from huge hard disks Fixed .

Kadu 3.0 RC1.5 Instant Messenger released

Kadu 3.0 RC1.5 Instant Messenger recently released, is a user-friendly, adware free, fast, stable and flexible open source Gadu-Gadu and Jabber/XMPP protocol Instant Messenger client for Linux, BSD, Mac OS X and Windows. What’s New Gadu-Gadu Kadu 3 supports server notifications about avatar updates. New avatars are immediately downloaded and displayed on buddy list. XMPP/Jabber Library for XMPP/Jabber support was changed from Iris to QXmpp. It already made connections with XMPP servers including Google Talk/Hangouts much faster.

FileBot 4.6.1 Ultimate TV and Movie Renamer / Subtitle Downloader released

FileBot 4.6.1 recently released, is the ultimate tool for renaming your movies, tv shows or anime and downloading subtitles. It’s smart, streamlined for simplicity and just works. FileBot supports Windows, Linux and Mac, plus there’s a full-featured command-line interface for all sorts of automation. This latest release is a new minor release which brings lots of improvements in almost all aspects. It’ll run smoother than ever! Also, there’s the new Presets feature that’ll help you automate some repetitive tasks.

Install Golang 1.5.2 on Ubuntu Linux OS

Golang 1.5.2 which is the latest stable release, is an open source programming language that makes it easy to build simple, reliable, and efficient software. The latest Go release – v1.5, is a significant release, including major architectural changes to the implementation. Golang 1.5, the most significant release since Go 1, features a completely redesigned garbage collector that makes the language more suitable for latency-sensitive applications; it marks the transition from a C-based compiler tool chain to one written entirely in Go; and it includes ports to new architectures, with better support for ARM processors (the chips that power most smartphones).

KeePassX 2.0 Password Manager released

KeePassX 2.0 Password Manager recently released, is an application for people with extremely high demands on secure personal data management. It has a light interface, and is cross platform. This release is the first stable release of the KeePassX 2 series after several years of development. KeePassX 2.0 Highlights: KeePassX 2.0 is using the new .kdbx (same as KeePass 2) database format. You can import your .kdb database from 0.

Atom 1.3.2 & 1.4.0-beta3 Text Editor released

Atom 1.3.2 & 1.4.0-beta3 Text Editor recently released, is a hackable text editor for the 21st century, built on atom-shell. Like other desktop apps, Atom Text has its own icon in the dock, native menus and dialogs, and full access tothe file system. It is used also as a n IDE (Integrated Development Environment). Atom is built with the same open source technologies used by modern web browsers. Atom 1.3.0 changelog Autocomplete-plus now uses a new and improved sorting algorithm by default Fixed an issue that caused various exceptions while loading packages Install Atom 1.

LibreOffice 5.0.4 Officially Released

The Document Foundation announced the release of LibreOffice 5.0.4, the fourth release of the LibreOffice 5.0 family, with a large number of fixes over the previous releases. So far, LibreOffice 5.0 is the most popular LibreOffice ever, based on the feedback from the marketplace. LibreOffice 5.0.4 is ready for enterprise level or large scale deployments. LibreOffice 5.0.1 changelog If interested in technical details about the release, check the following change log for details: https://wiki.

Opera Developer 36.0.2079.0 Update released

Opera Developer 36.0.2079.0 update had been released. This is the last developer release and the last release in general. In this release, a number of issues had been fixed, crashes dealt with, and introduced a few improvements. There is also plan to introduce some Speed Dial adjustment changes soon in 2016. Opera Developer 36.0.2079.0 Changelog: [Tools] opera://profiler page doesn’t load fully Port extensions’ chrome.printerProvider API to Opera Use-after-free when closing Opera on Mac [HiDPI] Pages open at 200% zoom / 50% zoom Show sync button only when needed Make sure that sync authorization malfunction doesn’t cause a kickout Old search term and results reappear on alt+down after removing search term with Esc Adjust hint popups Unable to search in search box with search engine keyword.

Chakra GNU/Linux OS receives Plasma 5.5.1, Applications 15.12.0 and Frameworks 5.17.0

Chakra GNU/Linux OS receives new 5.5 series of Plasma releases, more specifically Plasma 5.5.1. This quick update that followed the first 5.5 release provides some bug fixes to Plasma users, in addition to the many changes that were introduced in 5.5.0 which aimed at enhancing users’ experience: Applications 15.12.0 also become available in the repositories Spectacle, a new screenshot application, replaces Ksnapshot adding new features and using a reworked interface Artikulate, Krfb, KSystemLog and many games have now been ported to Frameworks 5 Kdenlive and Ark have been further polished, Dolphin and Kate got significant bug fixes Kontact suite received many new features, whereas Amor, KTux, and SuperKaramba have been dropped.

Vivaldi Browser Beta 2 released

Jon von Tetzchner (Co-Founder/CEO) of Vivaldi recently announced the launching of Vivaldi browser Beta 2 just in time for Christmas. According to Jon – “Early this year, we released our first Technical preview. Since the release of TP1, we have gotten a lot of positive feedback, encouragement, and support. The idea of making a browser for our friends and ourselves seems to have resonated with lots of people around the world.

Street Fighter V to support Linux with help from Valve

Capcom has just announced that the upcoming Street Fighter V game will also be adapted for SteamOS, with the help of Valve. Street Fighter V is an upcoming fighting video game produced by Capcom, which co-developed the game together with Dimps. It is the fifth main numbered entry in Capcom’s Street Fighter franchise. Following a recent post on capcom website: “Hey everyone. I’m excited to announce that Street Fighter V will be officially supporting Steam OS!

Manjaro Linux 15.12-rc2 released with updates to Plasma 5.5 and dropping Plasma 4

Philip Müller, Manjaro Development Team recently announced the second release candidate of Manjaro Linux 15.12-rc2 (Capella). This is one of the biggest updates we did so far. Mostly due the C++ 11 ABI change within gcc. With this update, Plasma 4 is been dropped for good. All users of this desktop should either switch over to Plasma 5 or any other maintained desktop, like LXQt. Manjaro Linux 15.12-rc2 update: Now have Plasma 5.

Ubuntu Touch OTA-9 for Ubuntu Phones will be Launched on January 2016

Today, December 18, Canonical’s Łukasz Zemczak has sent in his daily report for the day of December 17 to inform all Ubuntu Phone users and Ubuntu Touch developers about the latest improvements to the upcoming OTA-9 software update. According to update: Mr. Zemczak also informs Ubuntu Touch developers that they should hurry up with the landings because the team will not accept any huge last-minute changes after the feature and string freeze.

AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 15.12 released with update to Star Wars Battlefront

AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 15.12 recently released, fixes the high idle power usage on Windows 7, the snow flickering and sky rendering issues spotted in Star Wars: Battlefront, as well as the texture corruption, experienced while playing Just Cause 3. Highlights of AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 15.12 Resolved Issues Radeon Settings driver update check is not available for minor driver versions System has higher idle power usage on Windows® 7 when running with Radeon Settings Star Wars™: Battlefront – Snow flickers in a few locations in the game Star Wars™: Battlefront – Sky rendering may be broken in some game locations Fallout 4 – The compass may flicker during gameplay on AMD Radeon R9 390 series products.

GNOME 3.19.3 released with Improvement on GTK+ drag and Drop, Nautilus

GNOME 3.19.3 had just been recently released a week before Christmas. This release comes with plenty of updates, improvements and bug fixes which includes GNOME Maps now supports editing locations in OpenStreetMap, wayland: Implement DND icon hotspot API, more of the DND implementation is now handled in GDK: creating the drag window, moving the window along with the cursor, the drag cancel animation. Others are: Mouse – Added a notification for the multiple copy actions, and a new menu for actions on the view Mouse – Force 2-finger scroll by default if available – Migrate scroll-method key to new edge-scrolling-enabled key The libdbus-1 backend has been removed.

Kore 2.0 Beta – Kodi/XBMC remote for Android released

Kore 2.0 Beta recently released is the official Kodi/XBMC remote for Android released and its available for Beta testers. Kore aims to be a simple, easy to use and beautiful remote that lets you control your Kodi / XBMC media center from your Android device. Kore Features: Control your media center with an easy to use remote; Including several colour themes; See what’s currently playing, including relevant information (movies, TV shows, music, pictures and addons); Change, sync or download subtitles; Switch to the desired audio streams; All the usual playback and volume controls at your disposal; Toggle back and forth between windows or full screen playback in Kodi Add, check and manage the current playlist; View what is in your media library with details about your movies, TV shows, music and add-ons; Direct link to relevant IMDb website for extensive information; Library maintenance like clean and update; Wake-on-LAN and other power control actions that the selected device supports; Send YouTube videos to your currently selected media center; Send text to the instead of using the keyboard in Kodi Kore 2.

Angular 2 Beta released by Google

Angular 2 Beta recently released by google, is a development platform for building mobile and desktop web applications. Angular computes updates based on changes to data, not DOM, for fast updates that scale to the largest data sets with minimal memory overhead. Angular 2 is dramatically faster than Angular 1 with support for fast initial loads through server-side pre-rendering, offline compile for fast startup, and ultrafast change detection and view caching for smooth virtual scrolling and snappy view transitions.

Microsoft Office Apps for Android – Excel, Word, PowerPoint updated

Microsoft Office Apps for Android – Excel, Word, PowerPoint have received new updates with new features and improvements. Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint for Android all made for work on-the-go. Word, Excel and PowerPoint all have familiar look, feel and quality of Microsoft Office desktop app with an intuitive touch experience designed for Android phones and tablets. Word, Excel & PowerPoint Reduced app size:40-percent reduction in app size so the Word app is lighter and faster to install.

MongoDB 3.0.8 released

MongoDB 3.0.8 recently released, is an open-source, document-oriented database designed for ease of development and scaling. Think of MySQL but with JSON-like objects comprising the data model, rather than RDBMS tables. Significantly, MongoDB supports neither joins nor transactions. 3.1.7 is a development release and is not intended for production use. The 3.1 series will evolve into 3.2, which will be for production. MongoDB 3.0.8 Major Changes Security SERVER-21278 Remove executable bit from mongod.

Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus) No Longer Has Online Search for Unity 7

Canonical is making good on its promises, and it has started to disable the online search functionality in Unity’s dash, for Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus). The Ubuntu community has received the news that searches in Unity’s dash will no longer trigger online searches. The possibility of turning off this feature has been around for a long time, and it has been done with a single switch from the settings. This didn’t really make Ubuntu users happy, but at least people were no longer upset about this feature.

Tails 1.8 Linux OS released

Tails 1.8 recently released, is a live operating system, that you can start on almost any computer from a DVD, USB stick, or SD card. It aims at preserving your privacy and anonymity, and helps you to Use the Internet anonymously and circumvent censorship; all connections to the Internet are forced to go through the Tor network; leave no trace on the computer you are using unless you ask it explicitly; use state-of-the-art cryptographic tools to encrypt your files, emails and instant messaging.

Skype for Business for Android now available

Microsoft has announced the release of Skype for Business for Android app. Skype for Business, formerly Lync 2013, for Android extends the power of Lync and Skype to your favorite mobile device: voice & video over wireless, rich presence, instant messaging, conferencing, and calling features from a single, easy-to-use interface Key Features: Initiate a group IM or video conversation and invite additional participants Join, rejoin and initiate a Skype for Business Meeting to communicate and collaborate on amazing ideas Share your video and view speaker’s video during a conference Control the meeting (mute or remove attendees) and know more about participants’ modalities Look at your upcoming meetings and join via one click Find your recent conversations and pick them up from where you left Search your contacts by name, email, or phone number Enhanced security via Active Directory Authentication Library (ADAL) Anyone can use the Skype for Business Mobile app when invited to a Skype for Business or Lync 2013 meeting.

Mozilla Firefox 43 for Android released

Mozilla Firefox 43 for Android has been recently released on Google Play Store, and this comes with lots of improvements. This release will allow users to mark read and unread state of items in reading list panel. Also, developers added new tab audio indicator displays in tab list. Mozilla Firefox 43 for Android changelog New Users can now mark read/unread state of items in reading list panel Tab audio indicator displays in tab list Improved API support for m4v video playback Updated toolbar menu to match latest Android UI designs New split pane styling for History panel on tablets in landscape mode Accessibility improvements for scrolling, zooming, braille, and context menus in Talkback screen reader Include URL when sharing selected text from web page Fixes Cross-site reading attack through data and view-source URIs Privilege escalation vulnerabilities in WebExtension APIs Integer underflow and buffer overflow processing MP4 metadata in libstagefright Integer overflow in MP4 playback in 64-bit versions Underflow through code inspection Buffer overflows found through code inspection Linux file chooser crashes on malformed images due to flaws in Jasper library DOS due to malformed frames in HTTP/2 Hash in data URI is incorrectly parsed Cross-origin information leak through web workers error events Integer overflow allocating extremely large textures Use-after-free in WebRTC when datachannel is used after being destroyed Firefox allows for control characters to be set in cookies Same-origin policy violation using perfomance.

PyCharm 5.0.3 EAP released

Having released PyCharm 5.0.2 with a bunch of improvements and performance fixes a few days ago, PyCharm 5.0.3 EAP early preview build had been released. PyCharm is a Python IDE with unique code assistance and analysis, for productive Python development on all levels. It’s an intelligent Editor, with code completion, on-the-fly error highlighting, auto-fixes. Its got support for modern web development frameworks, such as Django, Flask, Google App Engine, Pyramid, web2py, etc.

Node.JS 5.3.0 Stable released

Node.JS 5.3.0 recently released, is a JavaScript runtime built on Chrome’s V8 JavaScript engine. Node.js uses an event-driven, non-blocking I/O model that makes it lightweight and efficient. Node.js’ package ecosystem, npm, is the largest ecosystem of open source libraries in the world. Node.JS 5.3.0 changelog Notable changes buffer: Buffer.prototype.includes() has been added to keep parity with TypedArrays. domains: Fix handling of uncaught exceptions.

Apache httpd 2.4.18 Released

The Apache Software Foundation and the Apache HTTP Server Project have recently announced the release of Apache httpd 2.4.18 of the Apache HTTP Server (“Apache”). This version of Apache is the latest GA release of the new generation 2.4.x branch of Apache HTTPD and represents fifteen years of innovation by the project, and is recommended over all previous releases. This version of Apache is principally a security and bug fix release.

PHP 7.0.0 released with host of fixes

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 7.0.0. This release marks the start of the new major PHP 7 series. PHP 7.0.0 which was released early this month, is a popular general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited to web development. Fast, flexible and pragmatic, PHP powers everything from your blog to the most popular websites in the world. PHP 7.0.0 comes with a new version of the Zend Engine, numerous improvements and new features such as Improved performance: PHP 7 is up to twice as fast as PHP 5.

Darktable 2.0 rc4 released with more bug fixes

Darktable 2.0 rc4 recently released, is the forth and probably the last release candidate in the new feature release of darktable 2.0. Darktable is an open source photography workflow application and RAW developer. A virtual lighttable and darkroom for photographers. Darktable 2.0 rc3 changelog: an OpenCL bug fixed fixed a rare crash when leaving darkroom fixed a bug in gamut checking fixed a possible crash in lua garbage collection fixed a bug in rawspeed’s sraw handling fixed a bug in circle masks allow toggling tethering zoom with ‘z’ don’t make some modules too wide in some languages fixed high CPU load when hovering filmstrip fixed lighttable prefetching fixed thumbnail color management make tethered focusing for Canon cameras more robust wrt.

MATE Desktop 1.12.1 released as bug fix

MATE Desktop 1.12.1 recently released, is the continuation of GNOME 2. It provides an intuitive and attractive desktop environment using traditional metaphors for Linux and other Unix-like operating systems. This latest release brings mostly bug fixes. Install Mate Desktop 1.12.1 on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-mate-dev/xenial-mate sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get install mate-dock-applet Remove Mate Desktop sudo apt-get install ppa-purge sudo ppa-purge ppa:ubuntu-mate-dev/xenial-mate Install Mate Desktop 1.

Enlightenment 0.20.1 Released with number of bug fixes

Enlightenment 0.20.1 recently released, is a rich feature set, fast, modular and extensible window manager for X11 and Linux with a whole suite of libraries to help you create beautiful user interfaces with much less work. It provides an efficient yet breathtaking window manager based on the Enlightenment Foundation Libraries (EFL) along with other essential desktop components like a file manager, desktop icons and widgets. Enlightenment 0.20.1 changelog: e backlight – avoid seg when comp is shut down and backlight updated e comp – set e_comp to null on shutdown so others dont access junk e zone – handle null e_comp if comp is already shut down e randr – feature fix that allows config to jump to specific screen e exec – fix missing ref and unref for instance event e randr – fix silent free of data behind randr’s back e comp randr support – fix leak of randr info e randr2 – remove auto-clone and now make randr dialog come up instead e randr – fix leak of modes list in randr code e – fix using an invalid icon theme – fall back to hicolor if not exists e – fix leak added by previous fix for icon theme use client geometry for calculations in x11 ConfigureRequest handler reshuffle all notifications on a notification merge disable redirection toggling for the nocomp client fix wl-x11 make/install rules to not include nonexistent DATA files enforce wayland subsurface stacking order when parent surface is restacked apply already-committed wayland subsurface positioning after parent surface move init ecore-x during wl-x11 init to ensure DISPLAY is set move comp canvas resize callback to monitor elm win geometry do not apply x11 randr iface in wl-x11 if running nested in x11 add wayland shell private data for managing shell-specific data do not drop subsurface buffer early after commit from cache make e_comp_wl_surface_attach static and take a surface state set wayland new client focus based on accepts_focus and !

Photoflow 0.2.5 Image Editor released

PhotoFlow 0.2.5 Image Editor released early this month, is a fully non-destructive photo retouching program providing a complete layer-based workflow from RAW image development to printing. The individual layers can be activated and de-activated using the radio buttons on the right of the image. Moreover, the layers structure can be saved to disk and re-opened again via the command line. Photoflow 0.2.5 changelog: New features: Freehand drawing: added brush feathering and improved painting performances.

Telegram Desktop 0.9.15 released

Telegram Desktop 0.9.15 recently released, is an open-source and cross platform Telegram client for Linux. “Telegram” is a messaging app with a focus on speed and security, it’s superfast, simple and free. You can use Telegram on all your devices at the same time — your messages sync seamlessly across any of your phones, tablets or computers. Telegram Desktop 0.9.15 changelog: Sticker management: manually rearrange your sticker packs, pack order is now synced across all your devices Click and hold on a sticker to preview it before sending New context menu for chats in chats list Support for all existing emoji Install Telegram Desktop 0.

CentOS 7-1511 Released

CentOS team has announced the general availability of CentOS Linux 7 -1511 for 64 bit x86 compatible machines. This is the third major release for CentOS Linux 7 and is tagged as 1511, derived from Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2. Updates released since we froze the iso and install media content are posted in the updates repo along with the release. This will include content from late November 2015 and December 2015, therefore anyone running a new install is highly encouraged to run a ‘yum update’ operation immediate on install completion.

Openfire 4.0.0 Beta – Instant Messaging Platform released

Openfire 4.0.0 Beta recently released, is a real time collaboration (RTC) server licensed under the Open Source Apache License. It uses the only widely adopted open protocol for instant messaging, XMPP (also called Jabber). Openfire is incredibly easy to setup and administer, but offers rock-solid security and performance. Openfire 4.0.0 Beta changelog Improvement Add a comment about restarting in Managing Plugins section of documentation Mutual authentication support AdHoc SessionData should be extensible Improve installation guide During build, parentPlugin should be on classpath Update bundled postgresql driver to 9.

Redisson 2.2.2 Redis client released

Redisson 2.2.2 Redis client recently released, is a distributed and scalable Java data structures (BitSet, Set, ScoredSortedSet, SortedSet, Map, ConcurrentMap, List, Queue, BlockingQueue, Deque, Lock, ReadWriteLock, AtomicLong, CountDownLatch, Publish / Subscribe, HyperLogLog, Redis pipelining) on top of Redis server. Features AWS ElastiCache servers mode: automatic new master server discovery automatic new slave servers discovery read data using slave servers, write data using master server Cluster servers mode: automatic master and slave discovery automatic new master server discovery automatic new slave servers discovery automatic slots change discovery read data using slave servers, write data using master server Sentinel servers mode: automatic master and slave servers discovery automatic new master server discovery automatic new slave servers discovery automatic slave servers offline/online discovery automatic sentinel servers discovery read data using slave servers, write data using master server Master with Slave servers mode: read data using slave servers, write data using master server Single server mode: read and write data using single server Lua scripting See github for more Redisson 2.

Git For windows 2.6.4 released

Git For windows 2.6.4 recently released, focuses on offering a lightweight, native set of tools that bring the full feature set of the Git SCM to Windows while providing appropriate user interfaces for experienced Git users and novices alike. Git for Windows provides a BASH emulation used to run Git from the command line. *NIX users should feel right at home, as the BASH emulation behaves just like the “git” command in LINUX and UNIX environments.

Linux Kernel 4.3.3 / 4.2.8 / 4.1.15 released

Greg Kroah-Hartman has announced the release of Linux Kernel 4.3.3 / 4.2.8 / 4.1.15 which brings driver updates, filesystem changes, enhancements and optimizations. Notable issues addressed includes fix regression running delayed references when using qgroups, apply Skylake fix-ups to Broxton display codec, fix Kconfig dependency, fix memory leak in ext4_bio_write_page() etc. See links below for details https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.3.3 https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.2.8 https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.1.15 Install Linux Kernel 4.1.15 on Ubuntu Linux 32bit OS cd /tmp wget http://kernel.

ClearOS 6.7.0 released with upgrade to latest Dropbox CLI

ClearOS 6.7.0 recently released for both Community and Professional Editions, is an operating system for your Server, Network, and Gateway systems. It is designed for homes, small to medium businesses, and distributed environments. ClearOS is commonly known as the Next Generation Small Business Server, while including indispensable Gateway and Networking functionality. It delivers a powerful IT solution with an elegant user interface that is completely web-based. Simply put.. ClearOS is the new way of delivering IT.

Smarty 3.1.28 released with support for PHP 7

Smarty 3.1.28 recently released, is a template engine for PHP, facilitating the separation of presentation (HTML/CSS) from application logic. This implies that PHP code is application logic, and is separated from the presentation. This release comes with a tone of bug fixes and new features, namely PHP 7 support and run-time inheritance compiling. Smarty 3.1.28 changelog bugfix {foreach} and {section} with uppercase characters in name attribute did not work bugfix $smarty-debugging_ctrl = ‘URL’ did not work bugfix Debug Console could display incorrect data when using subtemplates optimize filepath normalization rework of template inheritance speed and size optimizations bugfix under HHVM temporary cache file must only be created when caches template was updated fix compiled code for new {block} assign attribute update code generated by template function call handler size optimization move some runtime functions into extension optimize inline template processing optimization merge inheritance child and parent templates into one compiled template file load seldom used Smarty API methods dynamically to reduce memory footprint cache template object of {include} if same template is included several times convert debug console processing to object use output buffers for better performance and less memory usage optimize nocache hash processing remove not really needed properties optimize rendering move caching to Smarty::_cache remove properties with redundant content optimize Smarty::templateExists() optimize use_include_path processing relocate properties for size optimization remove redundant code See changelog for full list Download it here

Krita Animation Second Edition released

Krita Animation Second Edition had been released with lots of bug fixes. Krita is a robust, fast and flexible painting application that makes creating art from scratch or existing resources a fun and productive experience. With many powerful brush engines and unique features such as multi­hand, mirrored and wraparound painting, Krita explicitly supports creating illustrations, concept art, storyboards, textures, matte paintings and comic books. This is still based on the stable 2.

Wine 1.8 RC4 released with Adobe Photoshop 5.0 & Hitman 2 fixes

Wine 1.8 RC4 recently released comes with a number of bug fixes, which includes fixes for Hitman 2: Silent Assassin which shows wrong colors with environment bump mapping, Adobe Photoshop 5.0: Type tool fails with stack overflow. See below for full changelog Dolphin Smalltalk IDE fails when requesting trial on urlmon.dll.URLOpenBlockingStreamA Sandboxie installer needs ‘HKLM\\System\\CurrentControlSet\\Services\\Eventlog\\System’ registry key Cockpit Crash hangs HLMV from Source SDK crashes while starting BioEdit: Minimized windows icons become garbaged WinNER5 database client crashes on startup Buried in Time demo does not start “The Network” demo fails to start without native d3dx9 Configure script can’t find 32-bit freetype libraries on 64-bit debian squeeze Miro 5.

Solus Budgie Next Desktop integrated with GNOME Session

Solus Budgie Next Desktop released with GNOME Session integration, with multilib update. Budgie Desktop is a lightweight GTK3 desktop session and its the default desktop environment for Evolve OS, a new desktop Linux distribution released early this year Budgie Next Desktop Work has progressed well on the rewrite of Budgie. The rewrite is now integrated into GNOME Session and uses its phase initialization system, so Budgie starts in the panel initialization phase and the window manager in the WindowManager phase.

Ubuntu Touch to Get FM Support for Aquaris e4.5 and E5 HD

A couple of developers have started to work on bringing support for Fm to the Ubuntu Touch phones, and progress is already under way, but it’s more complicated than it sounds. Many of the available SoC solutions used in today’s smartphones usually have FM support, but it’s not enabled by the makers of the phones. It’s not clear how or why FM support has fallen out of favor, but it’s no longer available by default.

KDE Frameworks 5.17.0 released

KDE team recently announced the release of KDE Frameworks 5.17.0. This release is part of a series of planned monthly releases making improvements available to developers in a quick and predictable manner. New in this Version Baloo Fix date filter used by timeline:// BalooCtl: Return after commands Clean up and armour Baloo::Database::open(), handle more crash conditions Add check in Database::open(OpenDatabase) to fail if db doesn’t exist Breeze Icons

Xtreme Download Manager (XDMAN 5.0) released

Xtreme Download Manager (XDMAN 5.0) recently released, is a advanced and powerful tool to increase download speed up-to 500%, resume broken/dead downloads, integrate with any browser, capture videos from YouTube, Metacafe, DailyMotion, Google Video or any other website and schedule downloads. Xtreme Download Manager features: Xtreme Download Manager Features: Download files at maximum possible speed. ( 5-6 times faster ) Works with all version of all browsers. XDM can integrate with any browser (Firefox,Chrome,Internet Explorer,Opera,Safari or any other program trying to download a file from Internet) XDM can save videos from YouTube, Daily Motion, Metacafe or other popular video sharing sites Works with Windows ISA, supports Auto proxy, NTLM, Kerberos authentication Supports HTTP,HTTPS,FTP protocols with Authentication,Proxy Servers, Cookies, Redirection etc Resumes broken/dead downloads caused by connection problem,power failure or session expiration Batch download,clipboard monitoring, automatic antivirus checking,scheduler, system shutdown on download completion Install Xtreme Download Manager (XDMAN 5.

Kodi 16.0 beta 4 – Jarvis released with more fixes

Just a week after Kodi 16.0 beta 3 was released, Kodi 16.0 beta 4 had been released and this release comes with more bug fixes. According to the release note, the rapid succession of these releases in a shorter period will help reduce the amount of changes that are included in each one. Instead of a huge list of changes it now only has several which gives a better overview. The advantage of that is possible regressions get picked up way faster and that you as user also get the benefit of not having to wait a long time to get these fixes.

Manjaro Drops KDE 4 for good, Switches to Plasma 5.5

The developers of the Manjaro Linux operating system recently announced the general availability of Manjaro 15.12 (Capella) Update 2015-12-13, which is in testing phase. A notable update in this release is that Manjaro will drop support for KDE 4 for good and switch over to Plasma 5.5. According to Philip Müller: This is one of the biggest updates we did so far. Mostly due the C++ 11 ABI change within gcc.

LibreOffice 5.0.4 RC1 available for download

The Document Foundation announced that the first Release Candidate for the LibreOffice 5.0.4 RC1 branch is now out and ready for testing. This is a very new release, and it’s going to be around for a long time. In fact, a couple more releases are planned after the launch of 5.0.4. The launch of the next major version, 5.1.0, should happen on February 1, at the earliest. Hightlights of LibreOffice 5.

Atom 1.3.0 Text Editor released

Atom 1.3.0 Text Editor recently released, is a hackable text editor for the 21st century, built on atom-shell. Like other desktop apps, Atom Text has its own icon in the dock, native menus and dialogs, and full access tothe file system. It is used also as a n IDE (Integrated Development Environment). Atom is built with the same open source technologies used by modern web browsers. Atom 1.3.0 changelog Fixed copying and pasting in native input fields.

IntelliJ IDEA 15.0.2 released with lots of bug fixes

IntelliJ IDEA 15.0.2 recently released, is a minor IntelliJ IDEA 15 update and as always, brings lots of bugfixes. IntelliJ IDEA brings better user interface, more built-in tools and integrations, further improved coding assistance, and out-of-the-box support for Kotlin. IntelliJ IDEA 15.0.2 Highlights: User Interface: Test tool window changes orientation only on tests rerun IDEA ignores system DPI setting on Windows License dialog: Links ‘More info…’ and ‘Forgot?

Sony Launches PlayStation Messages App for Android and iOS

Sony recently announced the release of its standalone PlayStation Messages app for Android and iOS. According to developers, PlayStation Messages allows users to see who’s online, but also send messages to friends and favorite groups directly from a mobile device. Also, Sony only mentions the PlayStation 4 among the systems the application is compatible with. PlayStation Messages will allow you to: Check your Friends List to instantly see who’s online and what they’re playing Send text messages or voice messages to individual friends or to groups of friends anytime you like Upload and share your own photos and swap PlayStation themed stickers Search for Friends PlayStation App will also be updated at the same to coordinate with PlayStation Messages.

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Mobile for Android 1.4 now available and free

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Mobile for Android 1.4 had recently been released for free for Android users. The ability to use Lightroom for mobile without a paid subscription means that anyone can take advantage of the organizational, editing, and sharing abilities that Lightroom for mobile offers. Signing up for a free trial or logging in with a Creative Cloud subscription adds the ability to synchronize files and edits with Lightroom on a desktop or laptop, as well as with Lightroom Web.

Destiny 2.1.0 Update released – Multiplayer Shooter Online Game

Destiny 2.1.0 Update recently released, is a shooter at heart and combines action and adventure gameplay to create a new evolution in storytelling, gaming and entertainment. Create and customise your character, and build your own legend with each deadly enemy you defeat in a variety of gameplay modes, a unique multiplayer experience, and new social features. Destiny 2.1.0 update will introduce a big set of changes for all the weapons, limiting the efficiency of pulse rifles and making sure that gamers have options for the other types, especially when they engage in Player versus Player combat.

Opera 34 – New Opera Turbo, Faster browsing on 3G and crowded Wi-Fi

Opera recently released an update of Opera 34 for computers which comes with the new version of data-savings technology, Opera Turbo. Opera 34 for computers makes life even easier because it has the next generation of Opera Turbo compression. It’s faster and more reliable, especially if the network has very low bandwidth and high latency. This new version of Opera Turbo performs even better on congested Wi-Fi areas, such as cafés, airports or schools.

Adobe Flash Player 20.0.0.235 released

Adobe has announced the release of Adobe Flash Player 20.0.0.235 security updates for Adobe Flash Player. These updates address critical vulnerabilities that could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system. Users who have enabled auto-update for the Flash Player desktop runtime will be receiving version 16.0.0.296 beginning on January 24. This version includes a fix for CVE-2015-0311. Adobe expects to have an update available for manual download during the week of January 26, and we are working with our distribution partners to make the update available in Google Chrome and Internet Explorer 10 and 11.

Age of Empires: World Domination RTS Game Released on Android and iOS

The all-time favorite Age of Empires real-time strategy series with over 20 million copies sold worldwide can now be played on your smartphone. Dominate the world in this next generation mobile Real Time Strategy game. Engage in real-time battles with legendary heroes Choose from the many Civilizations of the world and relive epic battles from history Recreate history by creating and evolving your very own Empire! …all with simple, intutive gameplay optimized just for mobile!

KDE Plasma 5.5 released with Updated Breeze Plasma Theme, Wayland Session, New Default Font

The KDE team recently announced the release of a feature update to its desktop software, KDE Plasma 5.5. This latest release comes with a hots of updates, bug fixes and features. With Plasma 5.5 a basic Wayland session is provided; The default font has switched to Noto a beautiful and free font which aims to support all languages with a harmonious look and feel. Highlights of KDE Plasma 5.5 Updated Breeze Plasma Theme The Breeze Plasma widget theme has been updated to make it more consistent.

GalliumOS an Xubuntu Based Linux OS for Chromebooks and Chromeboxes released

GalliumOS an Xubuntu Based Linux OS for Chromebooks and Chromeboxes has just been introduced. GalliumOS is a fast and lightweight Linux distro for ChromeOS devices. GalliumOS includes optimizations that eliminate system stalls and improve overall responsiveness. Alternative kernel schedulers to prevent system stalls BFS for process scheduling BFQ for I/O scheduling Removed some services to improve the boot time and reduce memory usage Zram for swap, which is a much faster swap than to disk Removed unnecessary kernel features/modules Compton as the compositor for tear free compositing Performs better than enabling Tear Free in the Intel graphics driver Improved Powersaving The kernel watchdog timer has been disabled.

qBittorrent 3.3.1 Open Source BitTorrent Client released

qBittorrent 3.3.1 Open Source BitTorrent Client recently released, is a BitTorrent client that comes loaded with all the modern functionality necessary for daily torrenting which includes an integrated search engine, web interface, sequential download support, bandwidth scheduler, RSS support and other useful features. qBittorrent 3.3.1 changelog FEATURE: FEATURE: New “Set as default label” option in Add torrent dialog FEATURE: Support wildcards for filtering torrent list and torrent content BUGFIX: Fix -1 is displayed instead of the infinity symbol BUGFIX: Fix scan dirs settings saving BUGFIX: Exported torrents now use name instead of hash BUGFIX: Improve upgrade to v3.

Manjaro Linux 15.12-rc1 released with Steam-Native and running Kernel 4.4-rc4

Philip Müller, Manjaro Development Team recently announced the first release candidate of Manjaro Linux 15.12-rc1 (Capella). This release comes with reworked preview of all installation options, some UEFI issues got fixed, it is now possible to use the same password also for the root account, bootloaders can now be optionally installed (BIOS mode) Noteable changes in tools kcm module of Manjaro-Settings got reworked several enhancements to Pamac and Octopi optimizations and fixes to Manjaro-Tools a lvm issue was fixed within Thus Notable changes in packages Steam-Native is now running again, updated the kernel to 4.

Vivaldi Snapshot 1.0.344.5 – Set font sizes and encoding

Vivaldi Snapshot 1.0.344.5 recently released, comes with some new features and bug fixes. A notable update to this release is the introduction of the option of setting the minimum font size and a default character encoding. Global font settings These options are found under: Tools → Settings (Preferences) → Web Pages → Fonts Further font related settings will be added in the future. Vivaldi Snapshot 1.0.344.5 Changelog VB-11060 Regression: Bookmarks messed up VB-3970 Set font sizes and encoding VB-10649 Clicking backspace in panel navigates back in history on webpage VB-2417 Display keyboard shortcuts in main Vivaldi menu and other context menus VB-11223 Saving passwords does not work VB-3879 Shortcuts not working while a tab is loading VB-10304 Disabled inputs cancel mouse events VB-7864 Sorting for language list is wrong in Unicode Update Chromium 47 to 47.

Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow rolled out to Nexus Devices

Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow factory images have landed and the OTAs have been released to devices. This latest update from Google comes with new features and improvements which includes new emoji to fill out the Unicode 8.0 spec, band 12 support for T-Mobile, “until next alarm” for do not disturb mode, and a shortcut to launch the camera with a double-click of the power button. Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Highlights: New emoji Google has added a bunch (more than 200) of gurning smiley faces to its mobile OS.

Mesa 11.1.0 3D Graphics Library Release Candidate 3 released

Emil Velikov has announced the release of Mesa 11.1.0 3D Graphics Library Release Candidate 3, which is now available for testing. Mesa is an open-source implementation of the OpenGL specification. OpenGL is a programming library for writing interactive 3D applications. Mesa 11.1.0 3D Graphics Library Release Candidate 3 changelog: i965: fix 64-bit immediates in brw_inst(_set)_bits r600: geometry shader gsvs itemsize workaround r600: rv670 use at least 16es/gs threads r600: workaround empty geom shader.

Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge get Advanced Calling 2.0 – Verizon Wireless

Following the release of Advanced Calling last year, Verizon Wireless is now rolling out Advanced Calling 2.0 update over the air (OTA) for Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge. This latest update bring a few new features and improvements. The new feature upgrades the already existent Advanced Calling, a VoLTE service with video calling support on select phones. Advanced Calling 2.0 with Wi-Fi will allow two users with supported devices to use their Wi-Fi networks in places with weak cellular coverage.

digiKam 5.0.0-beta2 Photo Management released with MySQL database support

digiKam 5.0.0-beta2 Photo Management has just been released. This version is the second public release of the new main digiKam version and is a result of the long development process by the team. This release marks almost complete port of the application to Qt5 and KF5 API. All Qt4/KDE4 code has been removed and many parts have been re-written, reviewed, and tested. Porting to Qt5 required a lot of work, as many important APIs had to be changed or replaced by new ones.

OpenSSL Vulnerabilities Critical Patch released by Canonical

Canonical recently released a critical security patch for OpenSSL Vulnerabilities. This release addresses an openssl – Secure Socket Layer (SSL) cryptographic library and tools and its affects the following releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: Ubuntu 15.10, Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Details: Guy Leaver discovered that OpenSSL incorrectly handled a ServerKeyExchange for an anonymous DH ciphersuite with the value of p set to 0. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause OpenSSL to crash, resulting in a denial of service.

Radio FM To Be Enabled on BQ Ubuntu Phones

FM Radio seems to have been forgotten as a feature on modern smartphones, but it was all the rage a decade ago. Now, developers are looking at enabling that function of Ubuntu phones that support it. It’s been a long time since one of the selling points for a phone was the fact that it has FM Radio support. I still remember by Motorola v2288 and that I used to listen to the radio all the time.

Apple releases iOS 9.2 with improved Apple Music

Apple has just released iOS 9.2, its second major update to iOS 9. This release comes with a long list of bug fixes and improvements on apps like Apple Music, News, Mail, Podcasts, Safari, iBooks, etc including an update that adds Arabic language support to Siri. iOS9.2 Highlights: Mail Drop – For the first time, Mail Drop can be used on iOS to send attachments up to 5GB in size. Mail Drop is a feature that was previously limited to the Mac version of the Mail app.

Kodi 16.0 beta 3 – Jarvis released with more fixes

Following the release of Kodi 16.0 Beta 2 “Jarvis” few weeks ago, Kodi 16.0 Beta 3 “Jarvis” had been released and this release comes with a number of fixes. Kodi formally known as XBMC is an award-winning free media player and entertainment hub that can be installed on Linux, OSX, Windows, iOS, and Android. Kodi 16.0 beta 3 changelog: Fixed: non-working touch input in file manager Fixed: workaround for MySQL 5.

Open Broadcaster Studio 0.12.3 Screen Recorder released

Open Broadcaster Studio 0.12.3 recently released, is a complete rewrite of the original OBS from the ground up, with the main goals of course being multiplatform support, a more thorough feature set, and a much more powerful API. Open Broadcaster Software is a free and open source software for video recording and live streaming. Supported features include: Encoding using H264 (x264) and AAC. Support for Intel Quick Sync Video (QSV) and NVENC.

Facebook rolls out live streaming video service

Facebook recently begun rolling out a new feature on its social network “live streaming video service”- which allows users to stream live video. A select group of celebrities and high profile users have been able to use the service for several months. Live streaming via mobile phones has become one of the big technology trends of the year, with Twitter-owned Periscope and Meerkat proving popular. Last year, Amazon paid $1bn for live streaming game site Twitch.

LightZone 4.1.4 Photo Editor released

LightZone 4.1.4 Photo Editor recently released, is a professional-level digital darkroom and photo editor for Mac, Windows, and Linux. It includes RAW processing and editing. Rather than using layers in the way that other photo editors do, LightZone lets the user build up a stack of tools which can be rearranged, readjusted, turned off and on, and removed from the stack. It’s a completely non-destructive editor, where any of the tools can be re-adjusted or modified later — even in a different editing session.

Telegram Desktop 0.9.13 released

Telegram Desktop 0.9.13 recently released, is an open-source and cross platform Telegram client for Linux. “Telegram” is a messaging app with a focus on speed and security, it’s superfast, simple and free. You can use Telegram on all your devices at the same time — your messages sync seamlessly across any of your phones, tablets or computers. Changelog since Telegram Desktop 0.9.13 Groups can now have multiple administrators with the ability to edit the name and logo, and add and remove members Groups that have reached their capacity of 200 users can be upgraded to supergroups of up to 1,000 members Bug fixes and other minor improvements Install Telegram Desktop 0.

Vivaldi Snapshot 1.0.340.7 released with Silent Tabs For Users, Netflix support and HTML5 notifications

Vivaldi Snapshot 1.0.340.7 recently released, introduces a new feature, internally called “Silent Tabs For Users” — an easy way to kill annoying sounds in the browser. Support for Netflix was also added, HTML5 notifications and a bunch of bugs fixes. Vivaldi Snapshot 1.0.340.7 Highlights: Silent Tabs For Users An initial implementation of the Silent Tabs had bee added, so this just adds the basic feature but there are plan to make this more power in the future Netflix support Following the introduction of Proprietary (H.

Chrome 48 Beta Introduces Present to Cast with Custom Notification Buttons, and Network Estimation

The latest Chrome 48 Beta release, introduces Present to Cast with Custom Notification Buttons, and Network Estimation. The latest release of Chrome on Android now allows mobile sites to present to Google Cast devices using the standards-based Presentation API and the Cast Web SDK. In the latest Chrome release, sites can now add custom buttons to notifications, enabling users to complete tasks entirely within the notification. Developers can now use NetworkInformation.

FreeFileSync 7.7 Released with volume shadow copy fix

FreeFileSync 7.7 recently released, is a free Open Source software that helps you synchronize files and synchronize folders for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X. It is designed to save your time setting up and running backup jobs while having nice visual feedback along the way. With FreeFileSync, you can detect moved and renamed files and folders, keep versions of deleted/updated files, including copy locked files (Volume Shadow Copy Service) etc.

LiVES 2.4.5 Open Source Video Editor released

LiVES 2.4.5 Open Source Video Editor recently released, is a combination of realtime video performance and non-linear editing in one professional quality application. It will let you start editing and making video right away, without having to worry about formats, frame sizes, or framerates. It is a very flexible tool which is used by both professional VJ’s and video editors – mix and switch clips from the keyboard, use dozens of realtime effects, trim and edit your clips in the clip editor, and bring them together using the multitrack timeline.

ClamTK 5.20 Clam Antivirus released

ClamTk 5.20 Clam Antivirus recently released, is an open source desktop application that provides users with a graphical user interface for Clam AntiVirus virus scanner application that runs on Linux-based operating systems. ClamTk uses Perl and Gtk libraries and it’s designed to be an easy-to-use, lightweight, on-demand antivirus scanner for Linux systems. It has been ported to Fedora, Debian, RedHat, openSUSE, ALT Linux, Ubuntu, CentOS, Gentoo, Archlinux, Mandriva, PCLinuxOS, Frugalware, FreeBSD, and others ClamTk 5.

Darktable 2.0 rc3 released with improved camera support

Darktable 2.0 rc3 recently released, is the third release candidate in the new feature release of darktable 2.0. Darktable is an open source photography workflow application and RAW developer. A virtual lighttable and darkroom for photographers. Darktable 2.0 rc3 changelog: camera support improvements add support for the Canon PowerShot G5 X basic support for Olympus SP320 Panasonic LF1 noise profile and white balance presets noiseprofiles: add Sony A77mk2 high-dpi fixes fixed a few memleaks 3:1 aspect ratio as preset in crop&rotate magic lantern-style deflicker has been activated in the exposure module updated translations darktable has been ported to gtk-3.

Enlightenment DR 0.20 Released with Full Wayland Support

Enlightenment DR 0.20 Desktop Environment released late last month, is a rich feature set, fast, modular and extensible window manager for X11 and Linux with a whole suite of libraries to help you create beautiful user interfaces with much less work. It provides an efficient yet breathtaking window manager based on the Enlightenment Foundation Libraries (EFL) along with other essential desktop components like a file manager, desktop icons and widgets. Enlightenment is comprised of both the Enlightenment window manager and Enlightenment Foundation Libraries (EFL), which provide additional desktop environment features such as a toolkit, object canvas, and abstracted objects.

Mozilla Stops Ads on Firefox, Now focused on Advancing Content

Darren Herman – VP of Content Services recently posted on Mozilla blog, that Mozilla has decided to stop advertising in Firefox through the Tiles experiment in order to focus on content discovery. Over the past two years, Mozilla had built and scaled a content platform that respects users. Tens of billions of pieces of content were served to users. Experiments conducted with all content – including advertising. Its been proved that advertising can be done well while respecting users.

Boot Linux In Just One Second

In this years Embedded Linux Conference Europe, one interesting presentation was how-to boot Linux in just one second. Jan Altenberg of Linutronix presented how to achieve this feat of booting Linux in under one second. Linux as we know, became one of the most popular Embedded Operating Systems. Its scalability, the real-time capabilities and the excellent energy saving functions are outstanding. But there are still a couple of use cases where the usual power saving functions are not good enough: Automotive components usually need to be switched of for standby, because even the lowest power states of an embedded device are still consuming to much energy.

Apple’s Swift Programming Language Now Open Source

As promised, Apples’s Swift programming language is now officially open source, making the project available through Swift.org. As an open source language, the broad community of talented developers — from app developers to educational institutions to enterprises — can contribute to new Swift features and optimizations and help bring Swift to new computing platforms. “By making Swift open source the entire developer community can contribute to the programming language and help bring it to even more platforms,” said Craig Federighi, Apple’s senior vice president of Software Engineering.

Android Studio 2.0 Preview 2 released

Android Studio 2.0 Preview 2 recently released, is an Android development environment based on IntelliJ IDEA and similar to Eclipse with the ADT Plugin. Android Studio provides integrated Android developer tools for development and debugging. This build fixes a number of bugs found in Preview 1. Some notable issues many users encountered are: XML editor autocomplete does not add quotes when completing attributes Studio won’t start on Java 6 or 7 for users who have configured studio.

ClamAV 0.99 AntiVirus Released for GNU/Linux and Microsoft Windows

ClamAV 0.99 AntiVirus recently released, contains major new features and changes. YARA rules, Perl Compatible Regular Expressions, revamped on-access scanning for Linux, and other new features join the many great features of ClamAV: Processing of YARA rules (some limitations- see signatures.pdf). Support in ClamAV logical signatures for many of the features added for YARA, such as Perl Compatible Regular Expressions, alternate strings, and YARA string attributes. See signatures.

NVIDIA GeForce 359.12 Hotfix for GTX 860M Graphics Cards released

NVIDIA GeForce 359.12 Hotfix for GTX 860M Graphics Cards was recently released this week and this release comes as a new Hotfix driver that addresses the following issue “Game crashes on certain GeForce GTX 860M notebooks”. While it’s not mentioned by Nvidia in the release notes, it looks like the current drivers fix crashing issues reported on the GTX 960M as well. Based on the responses in the GeForce forums, it does look like the 359.

Windows 10 Mobile ROM for Xiaomi Mi4 released

Windows 10 Mobile ROM for Xiaomi Mi4 has just been made available for download. For Xiaomi Mi4 users wanting to give their Microsoft’s mobile operating system a try, can download the ROM from the MIUI forums and flash it on your device. Note that the ROM is only compatible with the LTE version of the Xiaomi Mi4. Alternatively you can get the ROM as well as the detailed tutorial for flashing it by registering yourself in the microsoft insider program.

Skype 7.16 for Windows released

Skype 7.16 for Windows App had just been released and this latest release comes with several improvements to how you share. This release is more focused on your sharing experience with an introduction of a new media toolbar which allows you to qickly share photos, files etc. Skype 7.16 Update: Media toolbar Sharing shouldn’t take too many clicks – as such we’ve released a new toolbar which you can use to quickly share photos, files, video messages, contacts and emoticons.

Huawei Enjoy 5S with Octa-Core CPU, Finger Print Scanner Goes Life

Huawei Enjoy 5S has been officially launched in China and will soon go on sale for 1,100 yuan ($170 / €160) or 1,200 yuan ($185 / €175) outright, depending on the model (unlocked or carrier-branded). The Chinese company announced that Enjoy 5S will be available in three color versions: Gold, Silver and Titanium Gray. Huawei Enjoy 5S Specs: Huawei Enjoy 5S smartphone was launched in December 2015. The phone comes with a 5.

Arduino IDE 1.6.6 released

Arduino IDE 1.6.6 recently released, is an open-source Arduino Software (IDE) that makes it easy to write code and upload it to the board. It runs on Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux. The environment is written in Java and based on Processing and other open-source software. This software can be used with any Arduino board. Arduino IDE 1.6.6 Changelog: Switched to Java 8, which is now both bundled and needed for compiling the IDE Added link to unofficial boards support list in preferences Limit of possible new sketches in a day raised to 676.

Shotcut 15.12 Video Editor released

Shotcut 15.12 Video Editor recently released, is a free, cross-platform, open-source video editor. Shotcut supports oodles of audio and video formats and codecs, supports many image formats such as BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG, SVG, TGA, TIFF as well as image sequences. Shotcut comes with an extensive amount of features listed below: no import required – native editing frame-accurate seeking for many formats multi-format timeline: mix and match resolutions and frame rates within a project screen capture (Linux only) including background capture to capture a Shotcut session webcam capture (Linux and Windows only) audio capture (Linux and Windows only: PulseAudio, JACK, ALSA, or DirectShow) network stream playback (HTTP, HLS, RTMP, RTSP, MMS, UDP) frei0r video generator plugins (e.

TeamViewer 11 Final version released

TeamViewer 11 final recently released, focuses on effective usability through new features that address the need for mobile working functionality. This includes unrivaled performance and efficiency gains that make TeamViewer 11 up to 15 times faster, while considerably cutting back on data usage rates by up to 30 percent. The new features in TeamViewer 11 follow three significant objectives, to provide the best user experience, support more use cases and be available on more devices.

Arch Linux 2015.12.01 released

Arch Linux 2015.12.01 recently released, is a lightweight and flexible Linux distribution OS that tries to Keep It Simple. This latest Arch Linux 2015.12.01 is now available for you download and install or upgrade your existing version. Arch Linux 2015.12.01 is still powered by Linux kernel 4.2.5, but it now includes the recently released X.Org Server 1.18.0 packages. The new Arch Linux ISO image has been released for those who want to install the GNU/Linux OS on their personal computers, as well as for existing Arch Linux users who want to make a fresh install.

Google Chrome 47 update released

Google Chrome 47 update (47.0.2526.73 ) recently released, comes with a 41 security fixes, very tiny UI changes (except for the built-in PDF viewer, which was redone entirely), and the removal of the desktop notification center. The iOS version has added new keyboard shortcuts and support for 3D touch. Google Chrome 47 Highlights: Use-after-free in AppCache Cross-origin bypass in core Cross-origin bypass in DOM Out of bounds access in v8 Out of bounds access in Skia Use-after-free in Extensions Type confusion in PDFium Out of bounds access in PDFium.

Evernote Linux Client NixNote 2 Beta 5 released

Evernote Linux Client NixNote 2 Beta 5 recently released and previously known as Nevernote, is an unofficial Evernote client for Linux which was initially written in Java. NixNote 2 is a complete rewrite of NixNote in C++ using the Qt framework, having speed and a reduced memory footprint as the main goals. Evernote Linux Client NixNote 2 Beta 5 changelog: added the ability to email notes; searching will now highlight PDF results; added Print Preview & the ability to only print selected text; notes that are marked as shortcuts are now visible in the tray icon; added the option to use notify-send instead of Qt’s popup notification; a colors.

Picty r785 Photo Manager released

Picty r785 Photo Manager recently released, is an open-source photo manager designed to help you manage a large collection of photos. The focus is on tools to tag, organize and rearrange an image collection. Some simple editing tools are provided (using a lossless process) but advanced editing and other tasks can easily be handed off to other programs via customizable launchers, drag and drop etc. picty is lightweight and has a snappy interface: All the heavy lifting is done on background threads or external processes to ensure the UI never blocks.

Otter Browser 0.9.08 – Classic Opera 12.x Like Browser released

Otter Browser 0.9.08 recently released, is an open source lightweight internet browser with the aim of recreating the best aspects of the classic Opera (12.x) UI browser using Qt5. Otter Browser 0.9.08 comes with a number of new features and many fixes and improvements. Otter Browser 0.9.08 changelog: enhanced URL completion in address field: suggest bookmarks by URL and keyword; suggest URLs from history; suggest searching for given string using default search engine; allow to use popup with list of suggestions; added new extremely flexible mouse gestures system; added icons for badge in address field; added FTP listing support to QtWebKit backend; added SSL certificate viewer; added Website Information dialog; added configuration module for downloads handlers; added configuration module for mouse gestures; added command line option to print out diagnostic report (–report); added support for configuring policy for popup windows; updated style of error pages and directory listings; many other fixes and improvements.

Fotoxx 15.12 Photo Editor released

Fotoxx 15.12 Photo Editor recently released, is a free open source Linux program for editing photos or other images and managing a large collection (collection management). Images can be viewed in scrollable pages of thumbnails (variable size) or singly in a large window. Fotoxx 15.12 changelog Adjust HSL: improved control of the color range to select and adjust. Fix Perspective: new option to automatically trim using the corner markers.

Qt Creator 3.6 RC1 released

Qt Creator 3.6 RC1 had just been recently released. Qt Creator is a cross-platform IDE (integrated development environment) tailored to the needs of Qt developers. Qt Creator focuses on providing features that help new Qt users get up and running faster, and also boost the productivity of experienced Qt developers. Qt Creator 3.6 RC1 comes with many bug fixes, including an ugly, evasive crash that could happen on code completion, depending on how you used the mouse while typing function arguments.

Oracle Linux 7.2 released ships with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel (UEK) Release 3

Oracle Linux 7.2 recently released, is the second update release for Oracle Linux 7 Update 2. A notable feature in this release is MySQL 5.6 Community Edition can now be installed directly with the Anaconda installer or kickstart. Oracle Linux 7 Update 2 ships with the following kernel packages: Red Hat Compatible Kernel (kernel-3.10.0-327.el7) for x86-64 Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel (UEK) Release 3 (kernel-uek-3.8.13-98.7.1.el7uek) for x86-64 By default, both the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel and the Red Hat Compatible Kernel are installed and the system boots the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel.

WhatsApp Messenger for Android Updated

WhatsApp Messenger for Android recently received a major update which sees support for Android direct share. WhatsApp Messenger is a messaging app available for Android and other smartphones. WhatsApp uses your phone’s Internet connection (4G/3G/2G/EDGE or Wi-Fi, as available) to message and call friends and family. Switch from SMS to WhatsApp to send and receive messages, calls, photos, videos, and Voice Messages. First year FREE!* (WhatsApp may charge thereafter, current price is $0.

uGet 2.0.3 the Best Download Manager for Linux released

uGet 2.0.3 recently released, is one of the best download managers for Linux. It’s a simple, lightweight and easy-to-use download manager, allowing you to classify download, and import download from HTML files. uGet 2.0.3 comes with some bug fixes. Main features: Downloads Queue Resume Downloads Advanced Download Categories Clipboard Monitor Batch Downloads Multi-Protocol Multi-Connection FTP Login & Anonymous FTP Scheduler Quiet Mode Robust Keyboard Shortcuts Computer Shutdown After Completion No changelog had been provided yet Install uGet 2.

Adobe Brackets 1.5 Open Source Text Editor released

Adobe Brackets 1.5 recently released, is a lightweight, yet powerful, modern text editor. With focused visual tools and preprocessor support, Brackets is a modern text editor that makes it easy to design in the browser. Adobe Brackets 1.5 changelog: Fold Selected Text: Select any text block in the editor and fold markers will appear to collapse the selected text. Instant Search (Improved Stability and Performance): Major stability and performance improvements.

Thunderbird 38.4.0 Mozilla mail client released with various fixes

Thunderbird 38.4.0 Mozilla mail client recently released, is a free, cross-platform email application for managing email and news feeds. It is a local (rather than a web-based)email application that is powerful yet easy-to-use. Thunderbird is easy to set up and customize – and it’s loaded with great features. Thunderbird 38.4.0 changelog Fixed issue where messages moves of multiple messages from a maildir folder to an mbox folder failed. NSS and NSPR memory corruption issues Mixed content WebSocket policy bypass through workers Vulnerabilities found through code inspection JavaScript garbage collection crash with Java applet Memory corruption in libjar through zip files CORS preflight is bypassed when non-standard Content-Type headers are received Buffer overflow during image interactions in canvas Trailing whitespace in IP address hostnames can bypass same-origin policy Miscellaneous memory safety hazards Install Thunderbird 38.

MKVToolNix 8.6.1 Multimedia Manipulation Tool (Matroska mkv Multimedia Files) released

MKVToolNix 8.6.1 recently released, is a free set of open-source, cross-platform tools to create, alter, split, join and inspect Matroska files (mkv) under Linux, other Unixes and Windows. With these tools one can get information about (mkvinfo) Matroska files, extract tracks/data from (mkvextract) Matroska files and create (mkvmerge) Matroska files from other media files. Matroska is a new multimedia file format aiming to become the new container format for the future.

EasyTag 2.4.0 for Audio files released

EasyTAG 2.4 recently released, is a simple application for viewing and editing tags in audio files. It supports MP3, MP2, MP4/AAC, FLAC, Ogg Opus, Ogg Speex, Ogg Vorbis, MusePack, Monkey’s Audio, and WavPack files. And works under Linux or Windows. EasyTAG 2.4 changelog Correct the disc number format specifier to %z Fix multiple CDDB searches during a single run Improve handling of tags with empty images Link to the online application help on Windows Remember the paned position in the main window between restarts Improve handling of file list selection Fix a crash when deleting files from within the application Fix a crash when reading FLAC files Fix a crash when navigating the directory browser with the keyboard Remove a few internal FIXMEs with some refactoring Updated British English translation Wolfgang Stöggl’s German translation update Gábor Kelemen’s Hungarian help translation Gábor Kelemen’s Hungarian translation update Alexandre Franke’s French translation updates Muhammet Kara’s Turkish translation update Daniel Mustieles’ Spanish translation updates Marek ÄŒernocký’s Czech translation updates Jordi Mas’ Catalan translation update Piotr DrÄ…g’s Polish translation updates

qBittorrent 3.3 Downloader released

qBittorrent 3.3 Downloader recently released, is a BitTorrent client that comes loaded with all the modern functionality necessary for daily torrenting which includes an integrated search engine, web interface, sequential download support, bandwidth scheduler, RSS support and other useful features. This latest release have switched to Qt5 but Qt4 is still supported. Temporarily OS X builds will use Qt4. qBittorrent 3.3 changelog FEATURE: Huge core code refactoring. Problems with labels, temp folders etc should be eliminated.

Ubuntu with Mir Desktop to Offer Multi-Monitor Display support

According to a recent mailing list sent out by Thomas, work is currently in progress to enable Ubuntu with Mir Desktop to offer Multi-Monitor Display support. This is as a result of numerous requests by Ubuntu users to support a multi-monitor screen. In the context of convergence, the Unity8 desktop environment will be powered by Mir. With that, the approach presented in is not going to work as X is not going to be around as the primary display server anymore Mir does not expose information about the global coordinate system (required to get window placement right) However, as the consistent placement of windows (in multi-monitor scenarios) has been requested numerous times for the current version of Unity, we decided that Mir should offer support for it out of the box.

Calibre 2.45 released with ability to generate a cover

Calibre 2.45 recently released, is a free and open source e-book library management application developed by users of e-books for users of e-books. This latest release now enables users to customize the text that appears under the covers with a template in Preferences-Look & Feel-Cover browser Calibre 2.45 changelog New Features When sending books without a cover to the device, generate a cover with book metadata instead of using the blank book icon Preferenes-Add your own columns: Show more information about existing columns Bug Fixes PDF Output: Handle input documents with fonts that do not have either postscript or full name information.

HTC One A9 Ultra Selfie smartphone released in India

HTC recently released HTC One A9 handset as anticipated in India, and at the same time the company unveiled its HTC Desire 828 camera-centric smartphone for the Indian market and further showcased the HTC Vive Developer Edition. Both smartphones are described by the company as “Ultra Selfie” smartphones. HTC One A9 Specs: Offers a compact 5-inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels It is powered by Snapdragon 617 64-bit Octa-core SoC paired with Adreno 405 GPU, backed by a 3GB of RAM, 32GB of built-in storage, and a microSD card slot supports up to 2TB.

Elive 2.6.12 Beta Debian-based Linux Desktop released

Elive 2.6.12 recently released, is a debia-based linux desktop. Elive provides a dynamic and clean interface without saturating the look. Nothing in the desktop is static. Simplicity and intuitive is one of its best points. The menu is reachable from any point of the desktop instead of being in a single place, icons grows when you pass over them, you have a pager where you can have your windows better organized than in the classic minimized way, you can customize it to look at any imaginable way.

Vendetta Online 1.8.360 with Improved Windows gamepad support for Xbox One, 360, PS4 and Logitech F710

Vendetta Online 1.8.360 recently released, is a MMORPG (massively multiplayer online role-playing game) from Guild Software Inc. A notable update to this release is Vendetta is widely regarded as the first MMO to launch support for the Rift, back in July of 2013, and as a result, this update now comes with the latest 0.8 SDK support, along with adding many new VR-specific features and improvements. Vendetta Online 1.8.360 changelog: Oculus Rift “Beta Test” VR support updated to the 0.

Ubuntu Touch 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Daily Images now available

Ubuntu Touch 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Daily Images are now available for you to download and install on your Ubuntu phone. The Preinstalled Touch Image allows you to install a preinstalled preview of Ubuntu Touch onto a target device. There are two images available, each for a different type of computer: 32-bit PC (i386) preinstalled touch image For almost all PCs. This includes most machines with Intel/AMD/etc type processors and almost all computers that run Microsoft Windows, as well as newer Apple Macintosh systems based on Intel processors.

FFmpeg 2.8.3 “Feynman” Released

FFmpeg 2.8.3 “Feynman” recently released, is the leading multimedia framework, cross-platform solution that is used to decode, encode, transcode, mux, demux, stream,filter and play any audio or video files. FFmpeg 2.8.3 changelog Fix “left shift of negative value -31767” Check subtitle stream before dereferencing Do the xtea decryption in little endian mode Replace assert by request for sample for unsupported TRNS cases Fix potential integer overflow with tile dimensions Fix input size check in dxtory_decode_v1_410() Check that the data size is a multiple of a sample vector Fix input size check in dxtory_decode_v1_420() avoid accessing previous or next frames tables beyond height avcodec/flashsv: Check size before updating it avcodec/ivi: Check image dimensions See changelog for full details

Apple plans to replace the iPhone 7 Headphone Jack with Lightning Port

Its no longer a secret that Apple is planning to make the next-generation of iPhone thinner than the current models – iPhone 7. For Apple to accomplish this task, they would have to redesign few of the hardware components in current iPhones, one notable change is to replace the traditional 3.5mm headphone jack. According to information gathered from Japanese site Mac Otakara, that Apple already has a backup plan, as it wants to replace the headphone jack with a Lightning connector or Bluetooth headphones.

Asphalt 8: Airborne for Windows Phone Updated with New LAMBORGHINI Cars

Asphalt 8: Airborne – one of the best car racing games for mobile devices by Gameloft has just received a major update on Windows Phone Mobile platform. This latest update released by Gameloft this week had already been launched on Android and iOS platforms, so it was Windows turn. Version Notes: Minor bugs fixed Summer’s over, but the latest Asphalt 8 update will help you keep the heat going a little longer!

MakuluLinux Aero Edition released with Popcorn-Time pre-installed

MakuluLinux Aero Edition has been released almost 12 months, with more than 500 builds, almost 40 Beta’s, more than 3300 hours of work. Makulu kicks off the 10 series with the release of the Aero Edition, built from the ground up it offers the end users everything they have asked for, a Linux Edition that has a similar look and feel to the familiar Windows Environment and is ready to use straight out of the box, not only does it make it comfortable and easy for Windows users to jump ship, but its Extremely Fast, Stable, and EXTENSIVELY tested for many months.

Microsoft Begins Cortana Rollout for iOS to Beta Testers

Early this month, we mentioned that Microsoft was in the process of introducing Cortana for iOS as part of its Windows Insider Program. The good news is Microsoft has now made good of that promise by rolling out a beta version of its Cortana personal assistant to a handful of testers who signed up to trial the new app were notified by way of email that the iOS version of Cortana was available for download his week.

Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) Receives FCC Approval

One of the four Galaxy A series smartphones that have just passed FCC (Federal Communications Commission) is the Galaxy A7 successor. The device is known as Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016), which is another indication that it might be released on the market next year. Along with the fact that’s been certified at FCC, we have also learned that Galaxy A7 (2016) will be powered by a more than decent 3,300 mAh battery, which is a real upgrade from the current model’s battery that packs a much smaller 2,600 mAh battery.

World of Tanks Blitz to be Features on Windows phones and Windows 10

World of Tanks Blitz to be Features on Windows phones and Windows 10. World of Tanks Blitz is a free-to-play mobile MMO action game brought to you by Wargaming, the publisher of World of Tanks, the smash hit PC game now with over 90 million players worldwide. Drawing inspiration from the hugely popular World of Tanks, World of Tanks Blitz introduces cross platform tank combat for a variety of devices including Windows 10 PCs, tablets and phones.

Linux 3.12.51 released with Multiple x86 Improvement

Jiri Slaby recently announced the fifth-first maintenance release – Linux Kernel 3.12.51, which is immediate availability for download. According to Jiri, all users of the 3.12 kernel series must upgrade to this latest version. According to the changelog, this release brings multiple improvements to the x86, ARM, ARM64, and PowerPC (PPC) hardware architectures. Linux Kernel 3.12.51 changelog fix possible race resulting from improper usage of IP_INC_STATS_BH() in preemptible context powerpc/pseries: Fix dedicated processor partition detection fix entry for HP lt4112 LTE/HSPA+ Gobi 4G Module net/mlx4: Copy/set only sizeof struct mlx4_eqe bytes mptfusion: prevent some memory corruption KEYS: Fix race between key destruction and finding a keyring by name KEYS: Fix crash when attempt to garbage collect an uninstantiated keyring sfc: Fix memcpy() with const destination compiler warning IB/cm: Fix rb-tree duplicate free and use-after-free KVM: x86: work around infinite loop in microcode when #AC is delivered crypto: api – Only abort operations on fatal signal dm btree remove: fix a bug when rebalancing nodes after removal serial: 8250_dw: Fix deadlock in LCR workaround Revert “ARM64: unwind: Fix PC calculation” serial: 8250_pci: Add support for 16 port Exar boards serial: 8250_pci: Add support for 12 port Exar boards dm btree: fix leak of bufio-backed block in btree_split_beneath error path Download Kernel 3.

GIMP 2.9.2 released with GEGL as the new image processing engine

GIMP 2.9.2 recently released, is the first development release of GIMP in the 2.9.x series. It is another major milestone towards making GIMP a state-of-the art image editing application for graphic designers, photographers, illustrators, and scientists. GEGL is GIMP’s new image processing engine, and while a few advanced features of GEGL such as non-destructive editing are planned to be exposed in GIMP at a later development stage (v3.2 and onwards), with 2.

Notepad++ 6.8.7 released with enhanced language detection

Notepad++ 6.8.7 recently released, is a free open-source code editor and is based on the powerful editing component Scintilla, Notepad++ is written in C++ and uses pure Win32 API and STL which ensures a higher execution speed and smaller program size. By optimizing as many routines as possible without losing user friendliness, Notepad++ is trying to reduce the world carbon dioxide emissions. When using less CPU power, the PC can throttle down and reduce power consumption, resulting in a greener environment.

Recent Windows 10 Updates may uninstall softwares without permission

There have been recent reports that recent Microsoft Windows 10 updates may be removing or uninstalling user installed applications from your machine. This follows recent complaints by some users that the update has been removing programs, typically those that assist with hardware management or monitoring tools, without any notification or simple prompt message. According to complaints reported on Reddit, some known affected softwares are Speccy and CPU-Z, which allow users to more easily see and control their system components, and most especially AMD’s Catalyst Control Center, a core program for Radeon users allowing them to control various video card settings directly from within the operating system.

Scan your Windows Certificate Store for suspicious certificates

Following an event early this year – the Lenovo-Superfish incident, where malicious certificates were injected on to Windows Certificate Store, it became apparent that not everyone knew about this incident and so for those who may not have been aware of this, if you feel the need to scan your Root Certificates on your Windows 7/8/10, then there is a new tool called RCC (Root Certificate Check) that will help you scan your certificate store and root out any suspicious cert.

Mozilla Firefox 64-Bit Scheduled to Support Microsoft Silverlight

According to recent posts online, Mozilla Firefox 64bit is likely to see Microsoft Silverlight integrated into one of its upcoming release in near future – date and version yet unknown. Based on speculation, Silverlight would be available on Mozilla Firefox 44 which is currently in Dev stage. At least for a while as Mozilla still plans on deprecating Silverlight support sometime in the future (much as Google and Microsoft already have).

Star Wars Battlefront – New Features and Contents expected soon

Patrick Söderlund, Executive Vice President, EA Studios recently announced that lots of new contents are coming soon over the next several months that will provide new ways to immerse yourself in Star Wars. This follows the successful launch of Star Wars Battlefront around the world about a week ago. According to him – “Star Wars Battlefront is the biggest launch of a Star Wars video game ever and is the largest digital launch in the history of EA”.

Microsoft Welcomes Nokia 230 and Nokia 230 Dual SIM Smartphones

Microsoft recently announced the availability of Nokia 230 and Nokia 230 Dual SIM Smartphones: two new premium quality internet-enabled feature phones that are perfect for taking and sharing selfies day and night. The Nokia 230 and Nokia 230 Dual SIM have not one but two 2-megapixel cameras–one on the back and one on the front. Both cameras include LED flash so each and every picture will be perfectly illuminated, day and night.

LG Ray SmartPhone with 5.5-Inch Display and Octa-Core SoC Launched

LG Ray Smartphone was recently launched by LG on Wednesday. The LG Ray comes with an 13 megapixel rear camera and an 8 megapixel selfie camera. The smartphone is powered by a 1.4GHz MediaTek MT6592M octa-core processor. The phone is available in both single-SIM and dual-SIM versions. See full spec list below. The LG Ray will be available in Silver, Gold, and Titan Black colour variants. However, the Gold and Titan Black variants will be arriving in January next year.

Opera 34 Beta Build 34.0.2036.16 Browser released

Opera 34 Beta Build 34.0.2036.16 Browser was recently released, and this build features mostly the Chromium update plus a few usability and stability fixes. As we know, Opera is an open source graphical Web browser developed by Opera Software and available on several platforms. Opera 34 Beta Build 34.0.2036.16 changelog: Site causes Opera not to accept text in URL-field or in any text field (Silverlight issue?) [Mac 10.

Pale Moon 25.8.0 – Firefox Based Browser released

Pale Moon Browser 25.8.0 recently released, is an open source web browser based on Firefox, focusing on efficiency and ease of use, by leaving out unnecessary features and making optimizations, while maintaining compatibility with Firefox extensions and themes. Pale Moon provides a familiar set of controls and visual feedback similar to previous versions of Firefox, including grouped navigation buttons, a bookmarks toolbar that is enabled by default, tabs next to page content by default, and a functional status bar Pale Moon Browser 25.

Atom 1.2.4 Text Editor released

Atom 1.2.4 Text Editor recently released, is a hackable text editor for the 21st century, built on atom-shell. Like other desktop apps, Atom Text has its own icon in the dock, native menus and dialogs, and full access to the file system. It is used also as a n IDE (Integrated Development Environment). Atom is built with the same open source technologies used by modern web browsers. At the core of Atom is Chromium, the open source project behind Google Chrome.

Assassin’s Creed Syndicate Receives Improved Performance and Stability Patch on Consoles

Assassin’s Creed Syndicate Receives Improved Performance and Stability Patch on Consoles. Assassin’s Creed Syndicate was released on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 back in October. This latest update comes with improvements and a host of fixes. Assassin’s Creed Syndicate Update Stab/Crashs/Perfs Improved performance and stability Online Fixed an issue where there was no rating for the final mission Fixed an issue where the Trophy/Achievement descriptions were in English when the user put his system language to “French (Canada)” Audio Fixed an issue where the lip-sync was not synchronized with the cinematics Fixed an issue where the subtitles weren’t exactly matching the audio Fixed some issues with some audio missing or being played incorrectly Vehicles Fixed some collisions issues for carriages and trains Fixed some spawning issues with the vehicles AI/NPC Fixed some popping issues Improved reactions for the allies Improved reactions for NPC on the ground Improved reactions for NPC on carts and trains Improved navigation for NPC Game System Fixed some issues with the replay system Fixed some balancing issues Fixed an issue where the gun might be missing in the inventory after acquiring it in the “Whitechapel Conquest” mission Fixed an unlocking issue with the Train Raids Fixed an issue with the “Artisan” Trophy/Achievement World/3D/Menu/HUD The Time Anomaly icon was increased to have a better visibility on the map Fixed some issues with the messages for the mission in the HUD Fixed some icon issues Fixed some lighting issues Fixed some low resolution and corrupted texture issues Fixed some level of detail issues Fixed issues with props in the world Fight Fixed some issues during fights with NPCs Fixed issues with counter attacks Fixed some camera issues Mission Fixed an issue in the Fight Club Fixed an issue where the player could not enter the Time Anomaly mission Fixed some issues with the mission objectives and secondary constraints not updating properly Fixed issues with the fast travel Fixed some issues where the missions could be blocked after some cinematics Fixed some issues with Crawford Starrick in the last mission, “A Night To Remember” Behavior Fixed some issues with the coerce system Fixed some issues with the cover system Fixed some issues with the parkour and navigation Fixed some animation issues Fixed some camera issues Fixed some issues with the rope launcher Fixed an issue where the player could sometimes fall under the map source

OxygenOS 2.1.3 update on OnePlus X will start to rollout soon

OxygenOS 2.1.3 update on OnePlus X will start to rollout soon. Based on users feedback, time was spent focusing on improving the user experience for SD card. More updates and feature additions to come in the next couple of OTAs updates. OxygenOS 2.1.3 update: SD card related improvements including: UX improvements exFAT SD card support Ability to move apps to and from SD card Fixed reboots caused by removing SD card in an active state Security patches General bug fixes and optimizations This OTA will be rolled out incrementally.

Nmap 7.00 Network Mapper released

Nmap 7.00 Network Mapper recently released, is a free and open source utility for network discovery and security auditing. Its useful for tasks such as network inventory, managing service upgrade schedules, and monitoring host or service uptime. Nmap uses raw IP packets in novel ways to determine what hosts are available on the network, what services (application name and version) those hosts are offering, what operating systems (and OS versions) they are running, what type of packet filters/firewalls are in use, and dozens of other characteristics.

Photoflow 0.2.4 Image Editor released

PhotoFlow 0.2.4 Image Editor released early this month, is a fully non-destructive photo retouching program providing a complete layer-based workflow from RAW image development to printing. The individual layers can be activated and de-activated using the radio buttons on the right of the image. Moreover, the layers structure can be saved to disk and re-opened again via the command line. Photoflow 0.2.4 changelog: The tools reset button now works also with curves The target channel selector has been removed from tools that do not correctly implement this feature Impulse noise reduction tool: fixed memory leak Fixed crashes on some Xfce-based systems Perspective correction tool: initial region set to rectangle (therefore no correction is initially applied) Curves tool: sampling of curve points is now associated to Ctrl+Alt+left_click mouse gesture.

CCleaner 5.12 Released for Download with Windows 10 Improvements

CCleaner 5.12 recently released, is the number-one free cleaner tool for cleaning your PC. It protects your privacy and makes your computer faster and more secure! Is your computer running slow? As it gets older it collects unused files and settings which take up hard drive space making it slower and slower. CCleaner cleans up these files and makes it faster instantly. Many programs run silently in the background when you start up your computer.

WinRAR 5.30 Now Supports Multipart for 7-Zip and Validity checks for tar.gz, tar.bz2 and tar.xz archives

WinRAR 5.30 finally released, is an archiving utility that completely supports RAR and ZIP archives and is able to unpack CAB, ARJ, LZH, TAR, GZ, ACE, UUE, BZ2, JAR, ISO, 7Z, Z archives. WinRAR offers you the benefit of industry strength archive encryption using AES (Advanced Encryption Standard) with a key of 128 bits. It supports files and archives up to 8,589 billion gigabytes in size. It also offers the ability to create self extracting and multi volume archives.

Sprint Announces its Black Friday Deals – Free TV, 50% Off Samsung Galaxy S6 Lease

Major carrier Sprint has just announced its Black Friday deals, and customers looking to purchase a high-end smartphone will be pleased to know that there are great promotional deals available this week. For example, Sprint’s Black Friday deals include half-off Samsung Galaxy S6 (32GB) lease, which means that you will only have to pay $9 per month instead of $18. The offer is available for existing Sprint customers who upgrade or add a new line of service, as well as customers switching to Sprint.

AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition Proprietary Linux Graphics Driver released

The new AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition Proprietary Linux Graphics Driver has been released for the Linux platform. This version of the AMD Radeon Software Linux Proprietary Graphics Driver is designed to support the following Linux distributions: Distributions supported: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Suite 7.2, 7.1, 7.0, 6.7, 6.6, 6.5 Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS, 14.04.2, 14.04.3, 15.04, 15.10 SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP3, 12 OpenSuSE 13.

Ubuntu Make 15.11.2 released

Didier Roche, the lead developer and creator of Ubuntu Make, has announced the immediate availability of Ubuntu Make 15.11.2 just few weeks after Ubuntu Make 15.11.1 was released and this comes with support for Ubuntu Linux operating systems, including Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf). Ubuntu Make 15.11.1 changelog: Add JetBrains CLion C/C++ IDE support. Complete Russian translation. Refresh po files with latest community translations. Add Twine game editor support.

Vuze 5.7 Bittorrent Client released

Vuze 5.7 Bittorrent Client recently released, is an end-to-end bittorrent downloader, maintaining a lightweight footprint, doesn’t slow your computer down, and quickly downloads torrents. Vuze Bittorrent Client 5.4 officially released this week comes with some updates, including added new features and enhanced user desktop client experience. Vuze 5.7 changelog New Features: UI : Added peer menus to peers in the swarm view UI : Tags now visibly grouped by their group in Tagging view UI : Torrent List for Tags Overview now has “Any/All” checkbox when multiple tags are selected UI : General view now shows file boundaries and skipped file zones UI : Network bindings can now be cleared via status icon context menu UI : Raw hashes entered as search expressions now support arguments UI : Added last-error column for subscriptions UI : Added alternative network hints to seeds/peers column UI : Network Information added to the top-view (F8 to show) UI : Files view now supports multiple download managers UI : Show files menu option added to Tags UI : Detect existing archived downloads when adding a new one UI : Added button to create RSS feeds from chats UI : Added description column for downloads to allow viewing and modification UI : Added context menus to set a download’s thumbnail and torrent source UI : Option to set a tag’s group when creating it UI : Tags Overview can now edit some settings when multiple tags selected Core : Added option to reset long term stats and tag session totals Core : Session up/down, Total up/down values per tag now recorded Core : Support tag-based and peer-set based network limits Core : Speed limit handler now supports tag based upload prioritization Core : Added sliding window support to network limits Core : Added an auto-restart feature Core : Option to add a unique prefix to files to avoid name clashes Core : Added ‘seedingfor’, ‘downloadingfor’ to Tag contraints Core : Tags now support ‘start/force-start/stop’ actions on assign Core : Option to abort actions such as ‘closedown computer when seeding complete’ Core : Decentralized websites now support linking via torrent, magnet or other sites Core : Decentralized websites auto-tagged as such Core : Option to move torrent files to separate golder on completion/removal Core : Added option to Timed Rotation Queue rule for longer min seeding time when torrent is connected to a peer Plug : Web plugins can now bind to interfaces as well as IP addresses Plug : Magnet plugin now has default network options Plug : RSS to Chat plugin now supports website presentation Changes:

GIMP 2.8.16 released to mark 20 Years of it’s General Image Manipulation Program

GIMP 2.8.16 was recently released to celebrated GIMP 20th anniversary. GIMP 2.8.16 features support for layer groups in OpenRaster files, fixes for layer groups support in PSD, various user inrterface improvements, OSX build system fixes, translation updates, and more changes. Our immediate future plans are to release first public version in the unstable 2.9.x series that will feature fully functional GEGL port, 16/32bit per channel processing, basic OpenEXR support, vastly improved color management implementation, new tools, on-canvas preview for many filters, and more.

Samsung W2016 Clamshell Smartphone released with a Flip Style

Samsung recently announced its Samsung W2016 Clamshell Smartphone now official in China. Samsung W2016 is a dual card dual standby single-pass terminal support dual card standby at the same time, does not support simultaneous calls, that is, when one of the cards in a call, another card can not access or dial out. Running on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop operating system, the flip phone sports a 3.9 inch Super AMOLED dual displays offering 1280 x 768 pixels resolution.

Linphone Desktop 3.9.1 Voice Over IP App released

Linphone Desktop 3.9 recently released, is a voice over IP phone app that allows you to communicate freely with people over the internet, with voice, video, and text instant messaging. Linphone makes use of the SIP protocol , an open standard for internet telephony. You can use Linphone with any SIP VoIP operator, including the free SIP audio/video service Linphone Desktop 3.9.1 Update: Video recording of calls in MKV format Clickable URLs in chat view Add buttons to change the record and playback volumes during a call Add button to start chatting without having to create a contact first Liblinphone has been also improved: call logs are now stored in database and video preser is supported, including a high-fps preset.

Blender 2.76b released as a quick bugfix

Blender 2.76b recently released, is a free and open source 3D animation suite. It supports the entirety of the 3D pipeline—modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing and motion tracking, even video editing and game creation. Advanced users employ Blender’s API for Python scripting to customize the application and write specialized tools; often these are included in Blender’s future releases. Blender 2.76b changelog: Fix T46626: Crash generating previews Fix T46622: crash with metas & particles Fix T46651: Select linked crash with wire seam edges Install Blender 2.

Kodi 16.0 Beta 2 “Jarvis” released with changes to music library

Following the release of Kodi 16.0 Beta 1 “Jarvis” few weeks ago, Kodi 16.0 Beta 2 “Jarvis” had been released and this release comes with a number of changes. A notable change is when after you add a new music file source it will now ask you if you want to scan all the files in that folder using the tag data in those files and organise it for you. This was not the case with music files but was already happening when you add a video source.

MyPaint 1.2.0 Beta – MS Paint for Linux released

MyPaint 1.2.0 beta recently released, is a fast and easy open-source graphics application for digital painters. It lets you focus on the art instead of the program. You work on your canvas with minimum distractions, bringing up the interface only when you need it. MyPaint comes with a large brush collection including charcoal and ink to emulate real media, but the highly configurable brush engine allows you to experiment with your own brushes and with not-quite-natural painting.

Pitivi 0.95 Free Video Editor for Linux released with pure GTK+ widgets suport

Pitivi 0.95 the fifth beta release towards the 1.0 version recently released by the Pitivi team, is a Free video editor with a beautiful and intuitive user interface, a clean codebase and a fantastic community. This latest release packs a lot of bugfixes and architectural work to further stabilize the GES backend. Pitivi 0.95 Highlights: Pitivi can also work on Mac OS X now but not officially supported due to lack of resources.

Ubuntu Touch OTA-9 Receives Next-Gen Bluetooth Support

Łukasz Zemczak from Canonical recently sent his daily report about the work done by the Ubuntu Touch developers in preparation for the upcoming OTA-9 software update for Ubuntu Phones, which is expected early next year. According to Zemczak: The team finally landed bluez5 in rc-proposed. After the landing got signed-off and published, we built an image to have a good test starting point. This release essentially opens up a whole new era in our bluetooth story.

Microsoft Launches AppComparison to Tell Which Apps Are Also on Windows Phone

Microsoft has just launched a new application for Android devices called AppComparison, but this time, it’s not an exclusive tool that could make Windows Phone and Windows 10 Mobile users angry. The company has decided to go for a tool that’s supposed to ease the transition from Android to Windows Phone, most likely because they expect more people to give a shot to their platform now that Windows 10 Mobile is just around the corner.

Samsung Galaxy J3 released with Quad-Core CPU, 5-Inch HD Display, 1.5GB RAM

The Samsung Galaxy J3 smartphone is now officially introduced in China, but it is expected that the South Korean company will make it available worldwide in the next couple of weeks. For the time being, the smartphone is not yet available for pre-order, but the Galaxy J3 appears on Samsung China official website. The device is powered by a quad-core 1.2GHz CPU, and sports a 5-inch 720p Super AMOLED display. It comes with 1.

NVIDIA Tesla 354.42 released and available for Download

NVIDIA recently announced the availability of NVIDIA Tesla 354.42 graphics update compatible with several 64-bit Windows platforms, which adds support for the producer’s new high-performance Tesla M4 and M40 GPU models. Regarding compatibility, NVIDIA has provided three downloadable executables: one file suitable for Windows 7 and 8.1 OSes, the other targeted at Windows 10 platforms, and the last compatible with Server 2008 R2 and 2012 R2 operating systems. Highlights of NVIDIA Tesla 354.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2 released

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2 recently released, boosts network performance and delivers additional enhancements to support the development and deployment of container-based applications. New features and capabilities focus on security, networking, and system administration, along with a continued emphasis on enterprise-ready tooling for the development and deployment of Linux container-based applications. In addition, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2 includes compatibility with the new Red Hat Insights, an add-on operational analytics offering designed to increase IT efficiency and reduce downtime through the proactive identification of known risks and technical issues.

Tunnel Dash: Endless Line Released

Tunnel Dash is a fun, addictive and an endless line arcade game that challenges your mind and reflex. You simply swipe left and right to keep the dot on the line while avoiding obstacles. Lots of new and unique puzzles added the game.   *** Features *** – Challenging puzzles – Over 100 mind tasking game play and puzzle – Smooth soundtrack to entertain you with – Endless gameplay

ownCloud 8.2.1 released with lots of improvements

ownCloud 8.2.1 recently released, is the first maintenance release of their open-source ownCloud 8.2 self-hosting cloud server solution for GNU/Linux operating systems. This latest release comes with a number of improvements and bug fixes. ownCloud 8.2.1 Updates: Sharing improvements: Show path to file in error message about sharing with owner Replaced error numbers with details in the sharing error message Fix pagination on public link share page Deal with NoUserException in sharing code Fix cannot change share info after switching sections Fix changing expiration date of shared link breaks password Various other fixes Performance improvements: Optimize multiple shared locks for a single process Don’t lock if we’re only reading cache metadata Escape like parameter in cache operations Storage improvements: Improve dealing with Dropbox and Google Drive Moving files makes them disappear (SWIFT object store) Transactional file locking database backend warning is only shown when there is another warning.

Git Credential Manager for Mac and Linux now Open Sourced

Microsoft recently announced the open-source release of the Git Credential Manager for Mac and Linux. This follows the release of the GCM for Windows. The tool was ported to Mac and Linux to simplify their authentication to remote Git repositories, in particular those hosted in Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS). The GCM is a Git credential helper that assists with multi-factor authentication. Compared to Git’s built-in credential storage (such as wincred for Windows), which provides single-factor authentication support for remote Git repositories, the GCM provides multi-factor authentication support for VSTS (and soon GitHub).

NVIDIA graphics drivers vulnerability update for Ubuntu OS

It was recently discovered that the NVIDIA graphics drivers incorrectly sanitized user mode inputs. A local attacker could use this issue to possibly gain root privileges. What this means in summary is that NVIDIA graphics drivers could be made to run programs as an administrator. This vulnerability affects the following drivers: nvidia-graphics-drivers-304 nvidia-graphics-drivers-304-updates nvidia-graphics-drivers-340 nvidia-graphics-drivers-340-updates nvidia-graphics-drivers-352 nvidia-graphics-drivers-352-updates vulnerability A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

Skype 6.11 for Android released. Share and keep track of moments that matter

Skype 6.11 for Android had just been released. This latest release brings with it new features that will help you share and keep those moments that matter. Keep track of special Skype moments and your most important conversations. The ability to delete conversations and to save video messages were added because of your feedback. Manage conversations – Long tap on a contact or chat in the Recents tab to bring up a new toolbar to delete, mark as read, or mute notifications.

Groove Music App for Windows 10 Mobile Update released

Microsoft recently announced the release of Groove Music App for Windows 10 mobile version 3.6.1537.0 update. This means that the new version of the application is already in Windows Store. This latest release comes with some improvements and new features. You can share a link to music by tapping Share in the context menu. Tell your friends what you’ve been listening to! We now only automatically show more albums for artists you’re exploring if you aren’t on a metered data connection to reduce data usage.

SketchUp 2016 released

SketchUp 2016 recenly released, is a very popular,CAD style appliction, 3D modeling program for applications such as architectural, interior design, civil and mechanical engineering, film, and video game design. This latest release comes with some significant improvements to SketchUp’s inference engine. Like all of inferencing, the new functionality is always handy, but never in your way. Key Improvements on SketchUp 2016 Parallel and perpendicular inference display improved, along with the ability to force the last referenced edge or plane with the down arrow key.

Wireshark 2.0 Open-Source Network Protocol Analyzer released

Wireshark 2.0 recently released, is a free, open source packet analyzer used for network troubleshooting, monitoring, analysis, software and communications protocol development. The latest release Wireshark 2.0 comes with a significant host of Qt Port bugfixes and new features. Wireshark 1.12.4 changelog An RTP player crash has been fixed Flow graph issues have been fixed A Follow Stream dialog crash has been fixed An extcap crash has been fixed A file merge crash has been fixed A handle leak crash has been fixed Several other crashes and usability issues have been fixed “File”→Merge no longer crashes on Windows Icons in the main toolbar obey magnification settings on Windows The Windows installer does a better job of detecting WinPcap The main window no longer appears off-screen on Windows The I/O Graph in the Gtk+ UI now supports an unlimited number of data points (up from 100k).

Visual Studio Code now supports debugging Linux apps and its now open source

Microsoft had just announced during the Connect(); 2015 developer event on November 18, 2015, that its Visual Studio Code Integrated Development Environment software is now open source. The Visual Studio code which is a web-focused IDE based on Atom, and not the full-blown Visual Studio IDE is now available on GitHub. The cross-platform web and cloud development code editor (IDE) now distributed for free as an open-source application, is licensed under the MIT license for all supported operating systems, including GNU/Linux, Mac OS X, and, of course, Microsoft Windows.

Systemd 228 Arrives with New Features

David Herrmann recently announced the release of systemd 228. Systemd 228 comes with several new properties updates. Notable features includes various memory-related resource limit settings (such as LimitAS=) now understand the usual K, M, G. Behaviour of networkd’s IPForward= option changed (again). It will no longer maintain a per-interface setting, but propagate one way from interfaces where this is enabled to the global kernel setting. systemd-detect-virt gained a new –chroot switch to detect whether execution takes place in a chroot() environment.

Bodhi Linux 3.1.1 released to address Wireless Password pormpts

Jeff Hoogland announced yesterday an unscheduled bug fix release for Bodhi Linux 3.1.1. The Bodhi Linux 3.1.0 release which was released back in August had an issue where users were not always prompted automatically for wireless passwords when connecting to encrypted networks. This lead to enough confusion / user frustration that we feel it warrants an updated install image now as opposed to waiting for our scheduled 3.2.0 release early 2016.

Ubuntu Touch OTA-8 Update released for Ubuntu Phones

Canonical in the past few months have been working day and night on the Ubuntu Touch OTA-8 update release for its Ubuntu Phones. It is understandable that lots of updates will be expected in the coming weeks and months as Canonical is doing its very best to have a final stable OS for its mobile phone OS. While OTA-8 update is scheduled for release in the coming days, Canonical had began working on Ubuntu Touch OTA-9 update, which is expected to update the Web Browser App and add support for Thai fonts.

Halo 5: Guardians Battle Of Shadow And Light Update released

Halo 5: Guardians Battle Of Shadow and Light update, the first drop of free content goodness for Halo 5: Guardians, is now available. The next time you log in, you will be prompted to download this update. The following are included: Added 48 new REQs, including new armors, helmets, weapon skins, weapon and vehicle variants, a new visor and assassination, and new emblems. See below for a breakdown of what’s included.

Linux Mint 17.3 “Rosa” Cinnamon Beta features Cinnamon 2.8, MDM 2.0, Linux kernel 3.19 and Ubuntu 14.04 package base

Linux Mint 17.3 “Rosa” Cinnamon Beta Edition had just been released and this release comes with Cinnamon 2.8. Linux Mint 17.3 is a long term support release which will be supported until 2019. It comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to use. Linux Mint 17.3 “Rosa” Cinnamon Update: New features: Software repositories are mirrored (i.e. duplicated on many servers) all over the world.

tvOS 9.1 beta 3 released

tvOS 9.1 Beta 3 provides support for developing tvOS apps. It’s packaged with a complete set of Xcode tools, compilers, and frameworks for creating apps for tvOS. These tools include the Xcode IDE and the Instruments analysis tool, among many others. tvOS SDK 9.1 Beta 3 hightlights: AVKit On tvOS, AVPlayerViewController automatically resumes playback when video playback stalls. This will prevent clients from programmatically pausing playback, as a programmatic pause will appear to be a stall and playback will immediately resume.

Xcode 7.2 beta 4 released includes support for building and debugging apps for tvOS 9.2

Xcode 7.2 beta 4 recently released comes with a number of bugfix including new features which includes support for building and debugging apps for tvOS 9.1, support for building and debugging apps for tvOS 9.1. Xcode’s Crashes Organizer, now displays crash reports that originate from your tvOS apps and support for building and debugging apps for OS X El Capitan 10.11.2. Known Issues in Xcode 7.2 beta 4 – IDE Debugging Xcode’s debugger will not automatically attach to a Today extension run on an iPad Pro when the Notification tab is selected.

iOS 9.2 Beta 4 released by Apple with Siri, Safari fix and for Public Testers and Developers

iOS 9.2 beta 4 recently released, provides support for developing iOS apps. It’s packaged with a complete set of Xcode tools, compilers, and frameworks for creating apps for iOS and OS X. A notable update in this release is Arabic language support with Siri for the first time. iOS 9.2 beta 4 changelog: A user updating to an iOS 9 GM build from a seed build may see duplicate dictionaries in the definition dictionary list if the user switched primary language, added secondary languages, or added new keyboards.

Intel Graphics Installer 1.2.1 for Linux released

Intel Graphics Installer 1.2.1 for Linux recently released, is a tool that allows you to easily install the latest graphics and video drivers for your Intel graphics hardware. This allows you to stay current with the latest enhancements, optimizations, and fixes to the Intel Graphics Stack to ensure the best user experience with your Intel graphics hardware. The Intel Graphics Installer for Linux is available for the latest version of Ubuntu OS.

NVIDIA 358.13 Linux Graphics Driver Released

Nvidia team has announced the release of NVIDIA 358.13 Linux Graphics driver for Linux-based operating systems and its available for download. This release comes with a number of bugfix to previous version Nvidia 358.09. NVIDIA 358.13 changelog: Fixed a bug that could cause nvidia-installer to crash when installing from a driver package that has had precompiled kernel interfaces added to it (e.g., by using the “–add-this-kernel” option). Fixed a regression from 358.

Linux Kernel 4.4 RC1 released

Linus Torvalds recently announced the first release candidate for Linux 4.4 (Linux Kernel 4.4 RC1). According to Torvalds “Just looking at the patch itself, things look fairly normal at a high level, possibly a bit more driver-heavy than usual with about 75% of the patch being drivers, and 10% being architecture updates. The remaining 15% is documentation, filesystem, core networking (as opposed to network drivers), tooling and some core infrastructure. The driver changes are all over, although staging, networking and GPU drivers stand out (and those three areas account for over half of the driver changes – roughly 40% of the whole patch).

KDE Plasma 5.5 on Wayland will feature Screenlocker integration in KWin

Bhushan Shah recently posted on his blog page, an on going project work he has been working on to integrate the Lockscreen with KWin Wayland session. According to him, this is the most important bit of the Plasma on Wayland session. Currently in X11 lockscreen is managed by ksmserver (KDE’s session manager). Its also noted that in Wayland, lockscreen functionality should be moved in kwin_wayland, so that compositor is aware that screen is locked, what windows are owned by greeter, and what should get input events.

Install SMPlayer 15.9.0 – Front-End for MPlayer on Ubuntu OS

SMPlayer 15.9.0 which was released last month, is a complete front-end app for MPlayer, and comes with basic features like playing videos, DVDs, and VCDs to more advanced features like support for MPlayer filters and more. Notable feature of SMPlayer is, it remembers the settings of all files you play. When you watch a movie and leave, when you open that movie again it will resume at the same point you left it, and with the same settings: audio track, subtitles, volume.

libxml2 vulnerabilities found in Ubuntu 15.10, Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Details of a number of libxml2 vulnerabilities that have been found and fixed in Ubuntu 15.10, Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS have been published Ubuntu security notice blog. According to the summary – “Several security issues were fixed in libxml2.“ libxml2 incorrectly handled certain XML data. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted document, an attacker could possibly cause resource consumption, resulting in a denial of service.

Gionee S6 smartphone launched in China with Android 5.1.1

Gionee has announced the launch of it’s latest Gionee S6 smartphone in China. The Gionee S6 smartphone features a 5.5-inch display in the S lineup with a 720p HD resolution, a 13-megapixel primary camera with auto-focus and a 5-megapixel secondary camera. The Gionee S6 smartphone is expected to come pre-loaded with Android 5.1 Lollipop based on Amigo UI. Gionee Elife S6 Specifications Dimensions : 151.9mm x 74.6mm x 4-6.9mm, Weight : 147 grams 5.

LiVES 2.4.3 Open Source Video Editor released

LiVES 2.4.3 recently released, is a combination of realtime video performance and non-linear editing in one professional quality application. It will let you start editing and making video right away, without having to worry about formats, frame sizes, or framerates. It is a very flexible tool which is used by both professional VJ’s and video editors – mix and switch clips from the keyboard, use dozens of realtime effects, trim and edit your clips in the clip editor, and bring them together using the multitrack timeline.

O2 to launch its first Cyanogen OS device – BQ Aquaris X5

O2 recently published on it’s blog page, that it will be bringing its customers the latest development in operating systems when the network exclusively stocks Spanish technology company BQ Aquaris X5 smartphone in December. O2 to exclusively sell brand new BQ Aquaris X5 and bring a new operating system to its customers The Android-based operating system offers a more customisable interface, higher levels of security and a richer experience The Aquaris X5 is BQ’s newest smartphone and features a five inch screen, Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal memory with room to expand through an SD card.

AT&T will be the first U.S. carrier for Microsoft Lumia 950 starting from Nov. 17

AT&T will be the first U.S. carrier for Microsoft Lumia 950, starting from Nov. 17 via online at www.att.com, and subsequently on Nov. 20 in its retail stores nationwide. It brings “PC-like” power and entertainment to the palm of your hand. You can use the device on the nation’s most reliable 4G LTE network with the strongest LTE signal. With the Lumia 950 and Windows 10, you can enjoy the Windows experience across your Windows 10 devices.

Vendetta Online 1.8.359 MMO Online Game Released

Vendetta Online 1.8.359 MMO Online Game recently released, is a MMORPG (massively multiplayer online role-playing game) from Guild Software Inc. In this game, players take the form of spaceship pilots within the universe, flying to and fro between space stations and other locations in the galaxy. All combat within the game is fully realtime, based entirely on “twitch” skill. You directly pilot and fly your own ship. Players may fight one another, or against Non-Player Characters (NPCs), even participating in massive border battles between nations or helping eradicate the vicious Hive.

Install Android Studio, Adobe Flash, Java using Fedy on Fedora 23

Have you ever been in a situation where you are running your Fedora OS but lacked some basic apps or tools that Fedora does not want to ship as part of its build, like mp3 support, Adobe Flash, Oracle Java etc., and much more with just a few clicks. There is the good and the bad news to this. The good news is you now have a tool created by developer Satyajit Sahoo called Fedy (previously known as Fedora Utils).

p7zip 15.11 beta for Windows released

p7zip 15.11 beta recently released, is a quick port of 7z.exe and 7za.exe (command line version of 7zip) for Unix. 7-Zip is a file archiver with highest compression ratio. Since 4.10, p7zip (like 7-zip) supports little-endian and big-endian machines. p7zip 15.11 changelog Some bugs were fixed. 7-Zip File Manager could work incorrectly, if files list columns were reordered. 7-Zip 15.10 showed incorrect error message about missing volume for multivolume RAR archives.

Kodi 16.0 beta 1 released with DirectX 11 upgrade

Kodi 16.0 beta 1 Jarvis was recently released, three weeks after v15.2 was announced. Kodi 16.0 beta 1 comes with lot’s of code clean-up and improved stability, with a dash of features added here and there. As we know, Kodi is an award-winning free media player and entertainment hub that can be installed on Linux, OSX, Windows, iOS, and Android. Kodi 16.0 beta 1 features Upgraded DirectX 9 to DirectX 11 Kodi finally supports stretching 4:3 content to 16:9 in a way that doesn’t warp the content that’s occurring in the center of the screen Have you ever added your folder of movies to Kodi and then discovered, sometimes weeks later, that a movie never made it in?