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Repair Restore or Reinstall Grub 2 with Ubuntu CD or USB

In this article we’ll show you how to repair restore or reinstall Grub 2 with Ubuntu CD or USB. Grub 2 usually gets overridden when you install another OS. In order to make Ubuntu to control the boot process you’re going to need to Reinstall Grub using and Ubuntu live CD.         Warning: By using the “sudo” commant, especially form a live CD you can seriously harm your system.

Skype Alpha 1.11 released with improvements in Video Call

Recently Skype released an update to the Skype for Linux Alpha client. It includes many new features and improvements compared to the previous version as they say, but that is not necessarily true or exact !     Now you can have support for setting an avatar in group chats and there are also some performance improvements during a video call. Some of the early users mentioned that they have already experienced issues, by receiving notifications when skype isn’t in focus.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

KDE Plasma 5.7.4 released with more bugfixes

The KDE team recently announced the release of KDE Plasma 5.7.4, a bugfix update to KDE Plasma 5. The bugfixes includes Fixed dragging items bug in Kickoff, Mouse settings being applied in kdelibs4 applications, Improved handling of screen CRTC information and many more below. KDE Plasma 5.7.4 Changelog Breeze: Remove redundant includes Discover: [Notifier] Use “update-high” for security updates kactivitymanagerd: All config updates have the same importance Even in kiosk mode, we need to be able to create at least one activity Plasma Addons: [Show Desktop applet] Fix showing desktop through applet keyboard shortcut KScreen: [kcm] decrease snapping area KWin: Ensure to directly delete old Shadow on update Select also raw button press/release in XInput2 based polling [wayland] Ensure that pointer enter event carries the correct coordinates [autotest/intergration] Wait for pointer enter before simulating button press libkscreen: Xrandr-crtc: clear outputs in update() Update CRTCs before enabling an output Plasma Desktop: [Kicker Dash] Use ComplementaryColorGroup for icon tinting [kcm_mouse] Sync KDE4 config after writing the KF5 settings, not before [Pager] Hide minimized windows [Task Manager ToolTipDelegate] Silence warning on startup [Kickoff] Fix start row for drag not always being correct [Kickoff] Fix being unable to reorder entries in favorites menu after scrolling down Use a Timer to switch on hover event handling and do the initial geo export Revert “Use a Timer to switch on hover event handling and do the initial geo export Use a Timer to switch on hover event handling and do the initial geo export Fix ReferenceError on external drag hover with !

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

KDE Plasma 5.7.3, a bugfix release

The KDE team recently announced the release of KDE Plasma 5.7.3, a bugfix update to KDE Plasma 5. The bugfixes includes important updates: Fixed first time initialization; Speed up loading KCM with FileDialog lazy loading; Don’t try to load layout before kactivitymanagerd starts. KDE Plasma 5.7.3 Changelog Fix launching new instance by Shift+LeftMouse Handle restart of Compositor Scene correctly for Wayland client Speed up loading KCM with FileDialog lazy loading [Kicker] Disable PackageKit integration (aka “Uninstall app”) context menu entry Remove dead code Anchors in a layout item is always wrong Workaround searching lockup Fix data validation when creating new pppoe connections Fix crash when activating VPN connection Update security type from wireless network when merging with connection Fix memory leak Fix typo in UserManager model roles Fallback to asking the license to the package manager Disable changelogs while updating Let PresentUpdatesPage decide when to request the changelog Make sure we clean up resources properly on pk backend Don’t fetch the changelogs before setting the resources Make sure we’ll get Discover if present Fix changes of the filter pattern not being applied immediately Loop trough screens only once Don’t activate it on release events when a drag was started prior to it Fixed tabwidget size calculation from contents Always load about-distro in ctor.

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.

WinRAR 5.40 Beta 4 released with bugfix

WinRAR 5.40 Beta 4 recently 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 the ability to create self extracting and multi volume archives. With recovery record and recovery volumes, you can reconstruct even physically damaged archives. WinRAR 5.40 Beta 4 changelog Bugs fixed: if ZIP archive contained an archive comment shorter than 24 characters, the comment page was not displayed in archive properties in Windows Explorer; ‘WinRAR x *.

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.

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.

Squid 3.5.20, Open Source Proxy Server released

Squid 3.5.20 recently released, is an open source, full-featured and high-performance web proxy cache application that can be arranged hierarchically for an improvement in response time and a reduction in bandwidth usage. Squid 3.5.20 Changelog Fix icons loading speed. This bug had the annoying result of making Squid startup or restart very slow. All installations should see a few seconds shaved off startup and restart. Do not allow low-level debugging to hide important/critical messages.

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.

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.

Xen 4.7.0, An Open Source Virtual Machine released

Xen 4.7.0 recently released, is a completely free and open source virtual machine monitor for x86 computer platforms that has been designed from the ground up to support execution of multiple guest operating systems in isolated environments on a single machine. It is one of the most powerful virtual machine solutions for Linux, UNIX and POSIX OSes. Xen 4.7.0 Changelog Usability Improvements: In Xen 4.7, a new XL command line interface to manage PVUSB devices has been introduced to manage PVUSB devices for PV guests.

PHP 7.0.8 released

PHP 7.0.8 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 7.0.8 Changelog Core: Fixed bug #72218 (If host name cannot be resolved then PHP 7 crashes). Fixed bug #72221 (segfault, past-the-end access). Fixed bug #72268 (Integer Overflow in nl2br()).

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!

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.

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.

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).

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 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.

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 .

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.

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 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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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?

Docker 1.9.1 RC1 released with lots of bug fixes

Docker 1.9.1 rc1 recently released, fixes some bugs and addresses some security issues. Docker is an open platform for developers and sysadmins for developing, shipping, and running applications. Docker is designed to deliver your applications faster. With Docker you can separate your applications from your infrastructure and treat your infrastructure like a managed application. Docker 1.9.1 – rc1 changelog Runtime Do not prevent daemon from booting if images could not be restored Force IPC mount to unmount on daemon shutdown/init Turn IPC unmount errors into warnings Fix docker stats performance regression Clarify cryptic error message upon docker logs if –log-driver=none Fix seldom panics Fix opq whiteouts problems for files with dot prefix devicemapper: try defaulting to xfs instead of ext4 for performance reasons selinux: only relabel if user requested so with the z option Client Fix docker login on windows Fix bug with docker inspect output when not connected to daemon Fix docker inspect -f {{.

KDE Frameworks 5.16.0 released with Lots of Plasma Improvements

KDE team recently announced that KDE Frameworks 5.16.0 toolkit has been updated with numerous changes for the latest KDE Plasma 5 desktop environment, which appears to be the last maintenance release in the KDE Plasma 5.4 series. “KDE today announces the release of KDE Frameworks 5.16.0. KDE Frameworks are 60 addon libraries to Qt which provide a wide variety of commonly needed functionality in mature, peer reviewed and well tested libraries with friendly licensing terms.

Facebook Beta for Windows 10 now in Windows Store

Microsoft announced recently that a Universal Windows App for Facebook would be launched soon. The good news is Facebook Beta for Windows 10 is now in store for Windows 10 mobile users, and its currently been tested by a selected group of testers before being rolled out more broadly at a later date. Features: See what friends are up to Share updates, photos and videos Get notified when friends like and comment on your posts According to Facebook spokesperson – “We’re testing Facebook for Windows Desktop, a new app for Windows 10 computers.

Microsoft GroupMe for Windows 10 Mobile launched

GroupMe for Windows 10 Mobile recently launched by Microsoft was rewritten completely from the ground up for Windows 10 devices . For those who may not know, GroupMe was acquired by Microsoft several years ago, and the texting application has since existed on all the three major platforms for a while now. The texting app had always been managed by Skype Team, and this latest release was specifically designed for Windows 10 mobile users since many of the updates where delivered on Android, iOS and Windows Phone.

Ten great new features to install on Windows 10

After the successful release of first major update to Windows 10, this post now looks at Ten great new features to install on Windows 10 machine after installing the latest update. Since launching Windows 10, hundreds of product updates had been released to make Windows better than ever with new innovations including new features for Cortana, Microsoft Edge, Mail and Calendar, Maps, Groove, Photos, Skype, Xbox and much more. In fact, when you upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10, you will notice almost 30% faster start-up times on average.

FFmpeg 2.8.2 released – Install on Linux Distros

FFmpeg 2.8.2 “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. This release includes all changes from ffmpeg-mt, libav master of 2015-08-28, libav 11 as of 2015-08-28. FFmpeg 2.8.2 changelog See changelog for full details Install FFmpeg 2.8.2 on Ubuntu OS sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mc3man/trusty-media sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ffmpeg-real sudo ln -sf /opt/ffmpeg/bin/ffmpeg /usr/bin/ffmpeg Remove FFmpeg 2.

Wine 1.7.55 released with various fixes for Microsoft Office 2013 support

Wine 1.7.55 which was recently released, now comes with Pulse audio driver support, Various fixes for Microsoft Office 2013 support, Some more implementation of the Web Services DLL, More fixes for the latest C runtime version, Improvements to the Makefile generation and various bug fixes. Wine 1.7.55 changelog Unable to get keyboard / mouse input in multiple games Adobe Premiere 6 video playback broken Wine should support PulseAudio Adobe AIR / Adobe Media Player pre 2 never shows GUI Resolume Avenue 3.

Kid3 version 3.3.0 – MP3 Audio Tagger released

Kid3 version 3.3.0 – MP3 Audio Tagger recently released, is a free, open-source, cross-platform application for tagging the following music file formats (similar to EasyTag): MP3, Ogg/Vorbis, FLAC, MPC, MP4/AAC, MP2, Speex, TrueAudio, WavPack, WMA, WAV and AIFF. Kid3 version 3.3.0 changelog: Make order of quick access frames configurable. Support separators and submenus in user action context menu. Restore defaults button in settings dialog. CSV import from multiple directories.

Calibre 2.44 released with new features and bugfixes

Calibre 2.44 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 fixes the Amazon metadata download, due to website change at amazon.com that prevented ratings from being downloaded. Calibre 2.44 changelog New Features Allow setting the cover for a book from one of the book’s formats by right clicking on the format in the Book details panel.

Virtualbox 5.0.10 released with added basic support for X.Org Server 1.18

VirtualBox 5.0.10 released with added basic support for X.Org Server 1.18. Virtualbox 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 5.0.10 changelog VMM: improved support for certain Intel Atom CPUs VMM: system register emulation fix GUI: fixed immediate screenshot issue GUI: fixed another 3D overlay window reparenting issue when the VM is switched to fullscreen mode on X11 hosts GUI: fixed help index GUI: fixed state synchronization issue in the VM manager window when VM was paused from its runtime window Audio: fixed suspending/resuming audio streams on VM pause/unpause Audio: properly reset AC97 audio streams, otherwise there is silence until a non-48 kHz stream is played Audio: fixed a small emulation quirk of the AD1980 codec of the HDA device to make recent linux guests work USB: serveral fixes for the xHCI controller USB: fixed a crash under certain conditions on hosts with Linux kernels older than version 3.

Cyanogen Launches CyanogenMod 12.1 powered C-Apps Package

Cyanogen has just launched C-Apps Package for All Devices Powered by CyanogenMod 12.1. For many of the CM community users who may not be familiar with Cyanogen OS, Cyanogen OS is the certified commercial version that comes preloaded on retail smartphones such as the OnePlus One, WileyFox, ZUK Z1, Andromax Q, and YU branded devices. Cyanogen OS includes a variety of apps and services that leverage CyanogenMod’s open platform. As CM users, these apps were previously unavailable to you unless you bought a Cyanogen OS powered retail phone.

Apple Music for Android Beta version now released

Apple has just released the beta version of its music app “Apple Music on Android”. This release comes with a few updates and should be fully compatible with all devices running Android 4.3 and above. The app may be available in all the countries. If your version does not run it, please let us know. Notes about the beta period: Music videos are coming soon. Family membership sign-ups and upgrades require Mac or iOS.

TeamViewer Launches TeamViewer 11 Beta with QuickSupport SOS button

TeamViewer recently announced the release of TeamViewer 11 Beta, the 11th version of its flagship software. TeamViewer addresses the need for increased functionalities for mobile working and support for the trend of “bring your own device”. TeamViewer 11 provides users with a smart solution, which can be seamlessly integrated into their business environment, for a consistent and efficient user-experience. TeamViewer 11 also comes with a variety of “firsts and easiests” – including unattended access to Android devices, support for Chrome OS and headless Linux servers.

Audacious 3.7 released with Internet streaming recording now possible while playing

Audacious 3.7 recently released, is one of the best lightweight music player – is an advanced, feature rich music player for GNOME using GTK 3 interface. In this release, the Qt interface can be customized with several new appearance settings. Many other small fixes and improvements, such as a visualizer in the info bar, have been made to bring the interface closer to feature-parity with the GTK+ interface. Audacious 3.7 bugfixes New features Playlists can be shuffled by whole albums rather than single tracks.

DeviantArt app now in the Windows Store but reviews aren’t great

DeviantArt recently announced a Universal Windows App for Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile. The app is a web app with some enhancements, and just like the site it allows users to browse endless streams of content, as well as submit art and interact with the community 24/7. DeviantArt is the largest online social network for artists and art enthusiasts, and a platform for emerging and established artists to exhibit, promote, and share their works with an enthusiastic, art-centric community, with over 35 million registered members and over 65 million unique visitors per month.

Blender 2.76 released with absolute grid snapping in the 3D view

Blender 2.76 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 2.76 highlights Initial support for Pixar’s OpenSubdiv geometry subdivision technology.

Rapid Photo Downloader 0.4.11 for Linux released with fix to a critical bug

Rapid Photo Downloader 0.4.11 for Linux released recently last month, is written by a photographer for professional and amateur photographers. Its goal is to be the best photo and video downloader for the Linux Desktop. This latest release, fixes a critical bug for users with systems that use the Pillow library version 3.0 or higher. Moreover, Brazilian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, German, Japanese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese and Swedish translations have been updated.

FileZilla FTP Client 3.14.1 released – Download Now

Filezilla Client 3.14.1 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 3.14.1 changelog: New features: For third-party builds, add configure flag to allow using system ciphers for FTP over TLS.

WeeChat 1.3 released with lots of new features and bugfixes

WeeChat 1.3 recently released, is a fast, light and extensible chat client written from scratch, and actively in development. 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 1.3 new features core: add completion “colors” core: start/stop search in buffer at current scroll position by default, add key Ctrl+q to stop search and reset scroll core: add option weechat.

Calibre 2.43 released with quick fix to amazon.com website rating

Calibre 2.43.0 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 fixes the Amazon metadata download, due to website change at amazon.com that prevented ratings from being downloaded. Calibre 2.43.0 changelog New Features Edit Book: Add a ‘Smart Comment’ tool to easily comment/uncomment text Tag mapper: Add new rule types to upper-case, lower-case or capitalize tags Markdown input: Allow the ‘extra’ convenience extension as a shortcut for enabling multiple other extensions.

Krita 2.9.9 Paint App released with lots of bugfixes

Krita 2.9.9 recently released, is a robust, fast and flexible painting application that makes creating art from scratch or existing resources a fun and productive experience. This latest release comes with an improved performance when adding empty layers and masks by not updating the image. Krita 2.9.9 changelog Features Show a message when trying to use the freehand brush tool on a vector layer Add a ctrl-m shortcut for calling up the Color Curves filter dialog.

NetBeans IDE 8.1 IDE released

NetBeans IDE 8.1 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.

Telegram Desktop 0.9.10 released with new shared audio files section

Telegram Desktop 0.9.10 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 0.9.10 New shared audio files section New design for popup menus Add captions to any photos you send Surround text with `single backticks` for inline monowidth code and “`triple backticks“` for blocks of code The Tilde symbol is now displayed correctly Install Telegram Desktop 0.

Drawpile 1.0.2 a Paint Drawing App released with more bugfix

Drawpile 1.0.2 a Paint Drawing App recently released, is an open source, oriented drawing program which is similar to OpenCanvas, and it’s used for creating sketches. In addition to other features, DrawPile allows you to share your drawings live with other users over the internet, and you can draw simultaneously on the same picture. DrawPile 1.0.2 update: New feature: added option to split serverside recordings at each snapshot The “/force_snapshot” command is now available outside debug mode Fixed selection content stretching if selection was partially outside the canvas Improved URL detection in chat Simplified history conflict resolution (fixes some lagging issues) Hidden layers are no longer saved in a flattened image Fixed tablet pressure glitch at the beginning of a stroke Faster loading of OpenRaster images with a solid background layer Install DrawPile 1.

Atom 1.2.0 Beta, a Text Editor released comes with new features and bugfixes

Atom 1.2.0 Beta 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.

PhpStorm 10 released – Install on Ubuntu OS

PhpStorm 10 recently released, brings significant improvements in PHP language support, editing experience, debugging, code analysis, and many other powerful features. This release also includes a lot of features and improvements from IntelliJ Platform, including encode HTML special symbols, preview for Find in path, adjusting code style settings, Manage Projects window,and improvements in database tools. PhpStorm 10 changelog PHP Language & Editing Experience: PHP 7 support (including PHP 7 compatibility inspections), improved code completion functionality, and in-place rename refactoring.

LibreOffice 5.0.3 and LibreOffice 4.4.6 Officially Released

The Document Foundation has just announced the release of LibreOffice 5.0.3, the 4th release of the LibreOffice 5.0 family, and LibreOffice 4.4.6, the 7th release of the LibreOffice 4.4 family. So far, the LibreOffice 5.0 family is the most popular LibreOffice ever. Both software packages include many fixes introduced since the previous version. FILESAVE: Bullets are lost when saving in OOxml (.pptx or .ppsx) fix import of stretched background image DOCX import: fix left-from-style and first-from-direct FILESAVE: SolidConverter DOCX – On resave margins and images lost and file size doubled SLIDESHOW: cannot start show at selected slide after having changed range Crash: data text to columns Impress does not export slides bullets to PPTX correctly UI: Breeze icons appear in Sifr theme UI: Switching between Style and Formatting tabs changes document status to modified DOCX Import: Incorrect display of the headings – numbering style indents Addressbook Integration: Unevaluated variable ‘$filename$’ displayed in error dialog For more technical details, see links below For 5.

PlayOnLinux 5 expected to have a new and faster QT interface

PlayOnLinux 5 an been undergoing a revamp and several interface changes to making it a much better and performing application. As we already know, PlayOnLinux 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 Current State? Memory Consumption PlayOnLinux 5 is expected to consume less memory than its predecessor (PlayOnLinux 4) JavaFX interface This is the main reference interface.

Calibre 2.42 ebook management released

Calibre 2.42.0 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 a new feature: Driver for SONY DPT-S1, Edit Book: When showing suggestions for mis-spelled words, also show suggestions from user created word lists & Edit Book: Check Book: Add a check for “invalid” ids. Calibre 2.42.0 changelog New Features Driver for the new NookGlowlight Plus.

MPV 0.12.0 Video Player released

MPV 0.12.0 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 Features New vo_opengl: support new VAAPI EGL interop (requires Mesa 11) vo_opengl: vaapi: add Wayland support bring back the x11 video output vo_opengl: support all kinds of GBRP formats Removed video: remove VDA support (VideoToolbox is preferred) Behavior vo_opengl: enable X11 EGL backend by default (disabled for NVIDIA due to driver bugs) ytdl: don’t override user-set format in no-video mode sub: adjust behavior on mismatching video/subtitle aspect ratio Options and Commands

Snapcraft 0.4 is now available

Snapcraft 0.4 (packaging tool) recently released, allows easy crafting of snap packages for the Ubuntu Core transactional system. It helps you assemble a whole project in a single tree out of many pieces. It can drive a very wide range of build and packaging systems, so that you can simply list all the upstream projects you want and have them built and installed together as a single tree. For example, say you want to make a product that includes PyPI packages, Node.

Kodi 16 Alpha 4 – Jarvis nearing completion with improved Android Surface Rendering

Following the successful release of Kodi 15.2 last month, Kodi 16 Alpha 4 is now nearing its final completion and would be ready be beta stage before its final release after being in alpha stage for four months. This latest alpha release has had a lot’s of code clean-up and improving stability, with a dash of features added. What to expect? Android Surface Rendering Some newer devices that can do UHD or 4K playback really well lack the power to also create the Kodi interface at that resolution, and this creates kind of a problem.

LibreOffice 5.1 to start twice as fast with improved Interoperability with MS Office 2016

LibreOffice 5.1 has officially entered the final stage of development with the release of the Alpha version, which is available to technology enthusiasts and community members for the 1st Bug Hunting Session organized from Friday, October 30, to Sunday, November 1. LibreOffice 5.1 starts twice as fast than the previous version, and adds to the usual incremental interoperability improvements with MS Office file formats (including MS Office 2016) some nice features, such as the Chart Sidebar to change settings in a more intuitive way, an easier workflow with Google Drive, OneDrive and SharePoint, and a Style Menu in Writer which will help user to access this fundamental LibreOffice feature.

WordPress 4.4 Beta 2 now available for download

WordPress 4.4 Beta 2 which is slated for release on December 8 is now available for download and testing. This is software still in development, so it is recommend that you don’t run it on a production site. To get the beta, try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (you’ll want “bleeding edge night-lies”). Or you can download the beta here (zip). WordPress 4.4 update: Twenty Sixteen — The newest default theme for WordPress.

Apache OpenOffice 4.1.2 released brings stability fixes, bug fixes and enhancements

The Apache OpenOffice project has just announced the immediate availability of OpenOffice 4.1.2. OpenOffice 4.1.2 brings stability fixes, bug fixes and enhancements. All users of Apache OpenOffice 4.1.1 or earlier are advised to upgrade. Apache OpenOffice 4.1.2 changelog Bug fixes in Writer, Calc, Impress/Draw, Base. Better WebDAV and file locking support: OpenOffice is now able to properly interact with Microsoft Sharepoint. Redesign of the PDF export dialog for better usability on small laptop screens.

Nginx 1.9.6 High-Performance Web server released – Install now

Nginx 1.9.6 [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 1.9.3 changelog Bugfix: a segmentation fault might occur in a worker process when using HTTP/2 Bugfix: the $server_protocol variable was empty when using HTTP/2.

WinRAR 5.30 Beta 6 released – Download Winrar now

WinRAR 5.30 Beta 6 recently 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. It consistently makes smaller archives than the competition, saving disk space and transmission costs. 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.

CCleaner 5.11.5408 system cleanup tool released

CCleaner 5.11.5408 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.

Install TeamViewer 10.x (Teamviewer Remote) on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf

TeamViewer 10.x update recently released, is a remote control application that allows you to take control of any computer or Mac over the internet or on the network within seconds. You can also use TeamViewer for online meetings and collaboration. The latest release comes with tons of new features, one of which is One-click video calls – Reach out to your colleagues using video and VoIP in exceptional quality for both image and audio without having to first start a meeting.

Inkscape 0.91 a similar Drawing Tool to Adobe Illustrator available for Ubuntu 15.10

Inkscape 0.91 which was released earlier this year is now available for installation on Ubuntu 15.10.1. As we know Inkscape is an multi-platform, Open-SourceVector Graphics Editor that uses SVG as its native file format. Digital artists use it to produce professional quality work. Engineers and scientists use it to create clear drawings to explain their ideas. Everyday people use it to create simple drawings, develop their design skills, and just have fun.

uGet 2.0.2 the Best Download Manager for Linux released

uGet 2.0.2 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 2.0.2 comes with some added new features and including some bug fixes. uGet 2.0.2 changelog curl plug-in: fix memory leak and avoid accessing NULL pointer. curl plug-in: create new file with correct size if file size is not the same.

G’MIC 1.6.7 Magic Image Converter released

G’MIC 1.6.7 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 1.6.7 changelog New features: New native command -patchmatch that is able to find a correspondence map between two images, by comparing their respective patches. When updating a variable value in G’MIC (ouside the math parser), you can now use the math operators +=,-=,…= for numeric variables (the same as in C).

Wine 1.7.53 released with improved patch review process

Wine 1.7.53 which was recently released, now comes with support for the various versions of XAudio, more implementation of the Web Services DLL, improved OLE object embedding, various code cleanups in Direct3D, new MAINTAINERS file and Signed-off-by requirement to improve the patch review process and various bug fixes including minecraft. Wine 1.7.53 changelog dogfood: xchat-2.8.4-1 does not install (quoting between CreateProcessW and wmain) Activeworlds client 4.2 doesn’t think IE is installed Tomb Raider III crashes in msadp32 Gamestudio A7 trial sub-installer fails (‘msiexec.

Kitematic 0.9.2 managing Docker containers released

Kitematic 0.9.2 recently released, is an open source project built to simplify and streamline using Docker on a Mac or Windows (coming soon) PC. Kitematic automates the Docker installation and setup process and provides an intuitive graphical user interface (GUI) for running Docker containers. Kitematic integrates with Docker Machine to provision a VirtualBox VM and install the Docker Engine locally on your machine. Kitematic Features: Kitematic’s one click install gets Docker running on your Mac and lets you control your app containers from a graphical user interface (GUI).

Spark IM 2.7.3 Instant Messaging client released

Spark IM 2.7.3 Instant Messaging client 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. This release contains minor fixes and features. Such as an updated build script to support newest versions of IzPack, Ant and Java. Various places in the interface have been fixed to use translations instead of default Yes and No options.

Screencast your Android device using Seven Square on Linux

Seven Square is an Android screencast tool used to mirror your Android device screen on the PC running Linux and any other operating system. Seven Square can be used for demonstration, debugging, and so on. You can even click on the mirror screen as you touch on the device panel. Seven Square was written in QT. Seven Square had been tested on multiple hosts: Linux, Windows, & also tested on following devices: QRD8x25/8×26, Linaro Panda board (OMAP4430), TCL Idol X (MTK6589) and Android: 4.

YouTube launchs new music streaming app

YouTube recently launched its new music streaming app, “YouTube Music,” during an event in Los Angeles. This latest development is designed for those who use YouTube as the main source of playing music, while this streaming app works closely with YouTube videos, it allows you to switch between the audio only screen and the stream music while you are still able to access other apps. According to YouTube, this service will be free to use, though this free version will includes ads services, which can be remove by signing into YouTube Red membership access.

Kodi 15.2 Isengard released with improved Android screen zoom

Kodi 15.2 Isengard which was officially released, is an award-winning free media player and entertainment hub that can be installed on Linux, OSX, Windows, iOS, and Android. Kodi 15.2 addresses some bugs introduced in Kodi 15, the biggest of the fixes is for those running Kodi on Android phones seeing issue with zoomed in videos screens and refresh-rate switching errors. Kodi 15.2 Isengard changelog Fix non DVB subtitles Fix incompatible MySQL queries Improvements on PulseAudio for Linux Fix multi images in grouplists/layouts Updated PVR add-ons: Tvheadend HTSP and MythTV Fix refresh-rate switching on Android.

MySQL 5.7 General Availability released, 3x faster than MySQL 5.6

Oracle recently announced the general availability of MySQL 5.7, the latest version of the world’s most popular open source database. MySQL 5.7 delivers greater performance, scalability and manageability, plus enhanced NoSQL capabilities with JSON support and MySQL Router, which makes it easy to connect applications to multiple MySQL databases. “MySQL 5.7 delivers a wide range of innovations allowing developers, database administrators and DevOps teams to build and manage next-generation Web and cloud-based applications capable of processing ever increasing volumes of data,” said Tomas Ulin, vice president, MySQL Engineering, Oracle.

Microsoft Skype for Business iOS app now available

Microsoft has just announced the release of Skype for Business iOS app version hence making collaboration with others much easier from anywhere or participating in important meetings while on the move. This final release comes with a host of new features including resolving the sign-in issues that some of you experienced with Lync 2013 on iOS 9. New Features: Join a meeting in one touch The dashboard had been updated with a new contact search bar, your upcoming meetings and most-recent conversations to one place.

Advanced Phone Cleaner & Optimizer

Advanced Phone Cleaner & Optimizer is the latest Android phone master optimizer & cleaner with new user interface. Amazing features had been added to this app to improve and boost your phone’s speed by over 80%. This had been tested and confirmed to work. So what makes Advanced Phone Optimizer different from others: Memory (RAM) Optimizer This features enables you to clean up your phone memory and optimize it’s speed by cleaning out redundant running tasks in background Application Manager With this feature, you can easily move apps to SD card, backup apps, install and uninstall multiple apps at the same time.

OBS Multiplatform 0.12.0 Open Broadcaster Software released

OBS Multiplatform 0.12.0 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. OBS Multiplatform 0.12.0 changelog General Changes: Added pre-configured recording quality presets to simple output mode for easy recording-specific configuration Added stream delay feature (in advanced settings).

Watch Twitch on your GNU/Linux desktop with GNOME Twitch app

Gnome Twitch is an unofficial open-source Twitch application for watching Twitch on your GNU/Linux desktop. This app allow users to enjoy their favorite streamed movies without the day to day challenges with flash or web. Gnome Twitch which is a new project created a few weeks ago, is based on GTK 3 and uses gstreamer 1.0 to handle audio and video playback. Install Gnome-Twitch on Ubuntu 15.04 OS get -q -O - http://archive.

TextAdept 8.3 Minimalistic Text Editor released

TextAdept 8.3 recently released, is a fast, minimalist, and remarkably extensible cross-platform text editor. It comes with a user interface that is sleek and simple to use. Textadept runs on Windows, Mac OSX, Linux, and BSD. It also has a terminal version, which is ideal for work on remote machines. TextAdept 8.3 changelog Bugfixes: Stop annoying black box from flashing when saving some files on Win32. Fixed bug in parsing Ruby error output.

Git 2.5.3 released to fix issues with v.2.5.2

Git 2.5.3 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 2.5.3 changelog since v2.5.2 The experimental untracked-cache feature were buggy when paths with a few levels of subdirectories are involved.

Android Studio 1.4 Beta 4 now available

Android Studio 1.4 Beta 4 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 small number of bugs relative to Beta 3: Fix icon-size scaling when using high-density displays Relax the “spaces in path” error validation to be limited to NDK projects (where the command line tools still have some problems with spaces) A few tweaks to the templates, including a fix to allow creating a new project without activities

Apache Traffic Server 5.3.2 released

Apache Traffic Server 5.3.2 recently released is a fast, scalable and extensible HTTP/1.1 compliant caching proxy server. Formerly a commercial product, Yahoo! donated it to the Apache Foundation, and it is now an Apache TLP. Apache Traffic Server 5.3.2 changelog Errors in the huffman tree for HTTP/2. Error in Huffman decoder for HPACK. Fix crash in OpenDir::close_write from unlocked mutex. Mutex leak for TLS connections going to the origin.

VirtualBox 5.0.4 released

VirtualBox 5.0.4 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 5.0.4 changelog VMM: fixed an issue with Windows 10 guest kernel debugging over the network for Hyper-V paravirtualized VMs VMM: fixed a bug which prevented reading the saved state of the ‘PATM’ unit from VirtualBox 4.

Apache Spark 1.5.0 released

Apache Spark 1.5.0 recently released, is the sixth release on the 1.x line. This release represents 1400+ patches from 230+ contributors and 80+ institutions. Apache Spark is a fast and general engine for large-scale data processing. Spark has an advanced DAG execution engine that supports cyclic data flow and in-memory computing and runs on Hadoop, Mesos, standalone, or in the cloud. It can access diverse data sources including HDFS, Cassandra, HBase, and S3.

LibreOffice 5.0.1 released

The Document Foundation announced the release of LibreOffice 5.0.1, the first minor release of the LibreOffice 5.0 family, with a number of fixes over the major release announced on August 5. So far, LibreOffice 5.0 is the most popular LibreOffice ever, based on the feedback from the marketplace. LibreOffice 5.0.1 is targeted to technology enthusiasts, early adopters and power users. For more conservative users, and for enterprise deployments, TDF suggests the “still” version: LibreOffice 4.

Unity 5.2 Game Development Tool released

Unity 5.2 recently released, is a flexible and powerful development platform for creating multiplatform 3D and 2D games and interactive experiences. It’s a complete ecosystem for anyone who aims to build a business on creating high-end content and connecting to their most loyal and enthusiastic players and customers. Unity 5.2 Changelog New Features 2D: Ability to rotate sprites while Sprite Packing to save atlas space Android: Experimental support for IL2CPP scripting backend Android: Audio – Enable OpenSL fast path for devices that support FEATURE_AUDIO_LOW_LATENCY Android: ETC1 Compression for Sprite Atlases.

Calibre 2.36.0 released with new icon themes

Calibre 2.36.0 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 new icon themes: Change the calibre icons easily via icon themes. Calibre 2.36.0 changelog New Features Icon themes: Change the calibre icons easily via icon themes You can now change the icons calibre uses easily via Preferences->Look & Feel->Change icon theme. Several icon themes are already available for calibre When adding empty books to the library also allow creating duplicates of the current book, with all metadata copied.

RedNotebook 1.10.2 Daily Journal released

RedNotebook 1.10.2 recently released, is a modern daily journal that helps you to keep track of notes and thoughts throughout the day. RedNotebook includes a calendar navigation, customizable templates, export functionality, word clouds and keyword searching. You can also format, tag and search your entries. RedNotebook 1.10.2 update Fix Chinese fonts in preview mode on Windows by using the fonts mingliu and MS Mincho Fix instructions for running RedNotebook on Windows Move repository from launchpad to github.

LibreOffice Viewer for Android released

The Document Foundation recently announced the release of LibreOffice Viewer for Android and this is available for download on Google Play. According to information, the Editing is still an experimental feature which has to be enabled separately in the settings, and is not stable enough for mission critical tasks. It will be enhanced in the future to a fully fledged editing solution with the help of developers. Feedback and bug reports are very welcome, to help developers improve the quality of the application on its way to a fully-fledged editor.

Telegram Desktop 0.8.54 Messaging App released

Telegram Desktop 0.8.54 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 0.8.48 Preview when sending links to GIF animations and PDF files Full date and time shown when mouse over message timestamp Include muted chats in unread count in Settings Shared links overview and search in shared media Bug fixes and other minor improvements Block users from their profile page Added support for Windows toast notifications Fixed input methods on Linux (Fcitx and IBus) Bug fixes in Windows notifications Fixed input methods on Linux (Fcitx and IBus) Block users from user profile Ask support team a question from Settings Windows toast notifications support added Install Telegram Desktop 0.

DBeaver 3.4.5 Universal Database Manager Released

DBeaver 3.4.5 recently released, is free and open source universal database tool for developers and database administrators. DBeaver is based on opensource framework and allows writing of various extensions (plugins). It supports any database having a JDBC driver. There is a set of plugins for certain databases (MySQL and Oracle in version 1.x) and different database management utilities (e.g. ERD). DBeaver supports the following databases: MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL, IBM DB2, Microsoft SQL Server, Sybase, ODBC, Java DB (Derby), Firebird (Interbase), SQLite, and many more.

MongoDB 3.0.6 is released

MongoDB 3.0.6 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 3.0.6 Major Changes Improvements to WiredTiger Stability SERVER-19751, SERVER-19673, and SERVER-19573.

Wine 1.7.50 released with Direct3D 11 implementation

Wine 1.7.50 which was recently released, now comes with a new version of the Gecko engine based on Firefox 40, with first steps towards Direct3D 11 implementation, better font matching in DirectWrite, support for OpenMP on ARM platforms and various bug fixes. Wine 1.7.50 changelog Iriver Plus 3 fails to start due to missing msvcirt.dll ?sh_read@filebuf@@2HB export PowerPoint 2007 insensitive to changes in screen resolution MPLAB IDE v8.60 toolbars getting reorganised every time when the window minimized and restored Multiple games crashes on unimplemented function vcomp.

VirtualBox 5.0.2 released

VirtualBox 5.0.2 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 5.0.2 changelog VMM: added support for guest crash report MSRs with Hyper-V paravirtualization VMM: fixed an issue causing artifically high load averages on Linux hosts VMM: fixed a kernel panic with thread-context hooks caused by incompatible changes made to Linux 4.

Install Official Kodi 15.0 Isengard on Ubuntu OS

Kodi 15.0 Isengard which was officially released, is an award-winning free media player and entertainment hub that can be installed on Linux, OSX, Windows, iOS, and Android. This release comes with many new features that cover requests both more than 5 years old and less than 5 months old. Kodi 15.0 Isengard changelog Improvements: ffmpeg 2.6.3 update Improved Closed Captioning support in Live TV Fixed music video queuing Allow scanning of new sources and marking as watched during other library operations such as “update library” Windows DXVA HEVC hardware decoding support if driver and hardware support exist And more.

Kodi 15.0 Isengard now in Google Play Store

Kodi 15.0 Isengard which officially released, is an award-winning free media player and entertainment hub that can be installed on Linux, OSX, Windows, iOS, and Android. This release comes with many new features that cover requests both more than 5 years old and less than 5 months old. Kodi for Android Perhaps the biggest news for Kodi 15 isn’t a feature at all, but rather the official release of Kodi for Android in the Google Play store.

Filezilla Client 3.13.0 Officially released

Filezilla Client 3.13.0 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 Client 3.13.0 changelog: New features: Display home directory instead of root directory if the last used directory does not exist Larger initial size of main window if there is no stored size Slightly increased size of page selection box in settings dialog

CherryTree 0.35.10 released with new updates

CherryTree 0.35.10 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 0.35.10 changelog Improved export to HTML now using a stylesheet – work of Emilie V. and Julian Stirling Added command line option to export to HTML a CherryTree document – work of Julian Stirling Import from Zim improvements: support for tables and converting to underline rather than yellow background Bugfix: table rows sorting ascending/descending were swapped Bugfix: cherrytree hidden to systray, new cherrytree launch not raising it Added Japanese language – work of Piyo Updated Dutch language Install CherryTree 0.

MKVToolNix 8.3.0 Multimedia Manipulation Tool released

MKVToolNix 8.3.0 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.

Nomacs 2.4.6 Open-Source Image Viewer released

Nomacs 2.4.6 recently released, is a free image viewer for windows, linux, and mac systems. Nomacs is small, fast and able to handle the most common image formats including RAW images. Additionally it is possible to synchronize multiple viewers. A synchronization of viewers running on the same computer or via LAN is possible. It allows to compare images and spot the differences (e.g. schemes of architects to show the progress), zoomable grid preview of thumbnails, change transparency of windows and many other nice features.

YaRock 1.1.3 Qt Based Audio Player released

YaRock 1.1.3 recently released, is a music player written in C++ using Qt and Phonon multimedia framework and designed to provide a clean, simple and beautiful music collection based on album coverart. Yarock is Qt4 Modern Music Player designed to provide an easy and pretty music collection browser based on cover art. YaRock 1.1.3 changelog: New : new radionomy radio service (replace shoutcast) New : add radio cover for all radio views New : add symbolic link support for file system view New : add MP4 audio files tag reading New : add ape files import into playqueue New : add browsing history support for stream link in radio views BugFix : fix network redirection management BugFix : fix volume slider for phonon engine BugFix : fix “lyrics.

DB Browser for SQLite 3.7.0 released

DB Browser for SQLite 3.7.0 recently released, is a visual tool used to create, design and edit database files compatible with SQLite. This release contains some important enhancements, and fixes issues that are getting filed a lot. Specifically UTF-8 characters in the SQL Editor window and Windows dependency installation issues DB Browser for SQLite 3.7.0 update Enhancements Remove superfluous whitespace from Schema column in DB Structure view Add option to remember last location for file dialogs Add option for setting the font used in the SQL code editor Preserve filters in Browse Data tab when changing tabs Allow setting the line type and the point shape in the plot area Add a ‘Copy Create statement’ popup action to Database Browser tab Bug Fixes Fix UTF-8 characters in SQL code editor Make sure to always show text data (instead of ‘BLOB’) in Browse Data tab no matter the column’s data type in the table definition EditTableDialog: Add ‘=’ in front of default value when it is a function Fix a couple of typos Fix incorrect extra ‘);’ after create table statement in exported SQL Regexp cannot handle NULL text See changelog for more Download SQLite

Vuze 5.6.2 Bittorrent Client released

Vuze 5.6.2 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 5.6.2 changelog New Features New Privacy View Added Privacy button to open-torrent-options dialog to set the download to be added in a stopped state with no networks enabled Chats can now be added to the sidebar Detection of outstanding messages for your nick Remember minimized state of pop-out windows New ‘done with dnd files’ column [TuxPaper] Ctrl+F4 now closes sidebar entries (in line with classic UI) ‘Internal browser disabled’ display now includes button to re-enable it Added indicator to sidebar entry for ‘in progress’ transcodes Core | PS4 detection Plug | New ‘PIA’ plugin to automate configuration of VPN – Changes: UI | Column setup window now shows non-renamed column titles UI | Prevent multiple pop-out chats for same chat UI | Double-click actions added for transfer/mini-bars UI | Improve performance of sidebar view switching UI | Sidebar entries with sub-views now distinguished UI | Unknown ETA values now sorted to bottom Core | Deal with completeness of downloads with ‘do not download’ files more consistently Core | Disconnect all peers on a network change Core | Improve performance of network decode Core | Create less closedown threads to improve performance Core | Increase maximum supported torrent size Core | Multiple copies of Vuze sharing the same configuration data will now refuse to start Core | Improved handling of use of the Vuze control port by another application Bugfix UI | Renamed columns were not being displayed correctly on initial show UI | Fix category buttons not being uipdates on add/delete UI | Fix toolbar stop/start icon state display UI | Fix start/stop toolbar icon now enabling for devices views UI | Fix status area not drawing occasionally after restoring Vuze from tray UI | Fix completion % not 100% when all files are do-not-download UI | Fix rare cases where partially complete torrents reported 0% (UI only, core still knew of the complete data) UI | Fixed some GTK3 issues in UI UI | Fixed dragging file from Files View to MediaPlayer Classic and other apps (VLC already worked) Install Vuze 5.

TortoiseSVN 1.9.0 released

TortoiseSVN 1.9.0 recently released, is an Apache Subversion (SVN) client, implemented as a Windows shell extension. It’s intuitive and easy to use, since it doesn’t require the Subversion command line client to run. And it is free to use, even in a commercial environment. Simply the coolest Interface to (Sub)Version Control. TortoiseSVN 1.9.0 changelog TortoiseSVN 1.9.0 is a new major release, with many new features and lots of smaller improvements… Project Monitor The project monitor is a helpful tool that monitors repositories and notifies you in case there are new commits Sync/Export/Import settings All settings that are configurable in the settings dialog can be synchronized to a specific file, or manually exported/imported Explorer menu in status dialogs All dialogs that show status information like the commit dialog, check-for-modifications dialog, revert dialog, … now have an entry in the context menu named Shell Ignore option for SubWCRev SubWCRev, the command line tool to gather information about a working copy, has now an option to ignore files or whole paths Conflict resolving for images The image diff tool TortoiseIDiff can now help resolving conflicts of images as well Bookmarks in the repository browser The repository browser can now show a list of bookmarked repository URLs Add svn:externals property by right-dragging Files and folders that are dragged from one working copy to another with the right mouse button down can be automatically added as externals to the dropped working copy.

Atom 1.0.6 Text Editor released

Atom 1.0.6 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.

Pithos 1.1.1 Pandora Radio client for Linux released

Pithos 1.1.1 recently released, is a native Pandora Radio client for Linux. It’s much more lightweight than the Pandora.com web client, and integrates with desktop features such as media keys, notifications, and the sound menu. The latest release Pithos 1.0.1 comes with many new features, including a redesigned UI and icon. This release is a bug fix release that fixes occasional erratic buffering behavior Changelog since Pithos 1.1.0 Redesign plugin preferences Fix locking up when buffering a song Make pylast an optional plugin Make MPRIS an optional plugin Update various icons Minor performance improvements MPRIS: Add property introspection MPRIS: Add song rating pithos:rating Notify: Fix escaping text when not needed Install Pithos 1.

Smuxi 1.0 released with message persistence, counters

Smuxi 1.0 recently release took 10 yrs before this could be released. Smuxi is an open-source, powerful, flexible, and user-friendly chat client created by Mirco Bauer and developed by other contributors. Inspired by the combination of screen and irssi, Smuxi has a detachable server (or like a “normal” client) that stays connected when you aren’t, and can allow multiple Smuxi frontends (like the GNOME frontend, or STFL text-based frontend) to be connected and in sync.

Gradle 2.6 Automation Tool released

Gradle 2.6 recently released, is an open source build automation system. Gradle can automate the building, testing, publishing, deployment and more of software packages or other types of projects such as generated static websites, generated documentation or indeed anything else. Gradle 2.6 comes with some shiny new features and many under the hood improvements. Can now build Play applications for Play version 2.3.x and 2.4.x. The new play plugin allows users to build, test, run and package Play applications Brings the initial version of, the long awaited, official support for functionally testing Gradle plugins Introduces a new TestLauncher interface for launching tests using the Tooling API.

DigiKam Software Collection 4.12.0 released

DigiKam Software Collection 4.12.0 recently released, is an advanced digital photo management application for Linux, Windows, and Mac-OSX, which makes importing and organizing digital photos a snap. This new release comes with OSX PKG installers for Mountain Lion, Maverick, and Yosemite. Note that you must considerate digiKam under OSX as beta stage, not stable as under Linux. DigiKam Software Collection 4.12.0 update Some dysfunctions have been identified and fixed with this release.

Telegram Desktop 0.8.48 Messaging App released

Telegram Desktop 0.8.48 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 0.8.47 Search for messages in conversation Clear messages history in groups Contacts without messages are hidden from the conversations list Search for messages in conversation Clear messages history in groups Contacts without messages are hidden from the conversations list Install Telegram Desktop 0.

Rust 1.2 Mozilla Programming Language released

The Rust Core team recently announced the official release of Rust 1.2. Rust is a new programming language aiming to make it easier to build reliable, efficient systems. Rust combines low-level control over performance with high-level convenience and safety guarantees Rust 1.2 comes with two major performance improvements for the compiler: An across-the-board improvement to real-world compiler performance. Representative crates include hyper (compiles 1.16x faster), html5ever (1.62x faster), regex (1.

Variety 0.5.4 Wallpaper Changer released

Variety 0.5.4 recently released, is an open-source wallpaper changer for Linux. Variety is packed with great features, yet slim and easy to use. It can use local images or automatically download wallpapers from lots of online sources, allows you to rotate them on a regular interval, and provides easy ways to separate the great images from the junk. Variety can also display wise and funny quotations or a nice digital clock on the desktop.

Install Wine 1.7.49 recently released

Wine 1.7.49 recently released, comes various bug fixes including new features which includes, DirectWrite is now good enough for rendering text in Steam, Some more OpenMP functions, Support for namespaces in the IDL compiler and many more. Wine 1.7.49 changelog DirectWrite is now good enough for rendering text in Steam. A number of Direct2D improvements. Some more OpenMP functions. Support for namespaces in the IDL compiler.

FileZilla Client 3.13.0 rc1 released

FileZilla Client 3.13.0 rc1 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 3.13.0 rc1 changelog: New features: For SFTP servers the private key file to use can now be specified in the Site Manager The contents of each queue tab can now be exported through the context menu MSW: The installer now registers the App Path so that FileZilla is recognized in the Win+R dialog FileZilla now uses pugixml instead of TinyXML to parse and create XML files Several performance improvements Code cleanup and modernization, building FileZilla now requires a C++14 compiler Bugfixes and minor changes: Fixed an assert loading sitemanager.

Apache Subversion 1.9.0, 1.8.14, 1.7.21 released

Apache Subversion 1.9.0, 1.8.14, 1.7.21 recently released, is a software versioning and revision control system distributed as free software under the Apache License. Developers use Subversion to maintain current and historical versions of files such as source code, web pages, and documentation. Its goal is to be a mostly compatible successor to the widely used Concurrent Versions System (CVS). Apache Subversion 1.9.0 changelog General: make all commands provide brief description in help output flush stdout before exiting to avoid information being lost Major new features: fsfs: new format 7 with more efficient on-disk layout resolve: improve interactive conflict resolution menus blame: support showing prospective as well as previous changes info: support printing of individual values with –show-item svn auth: new subcommand to manage cached credentials and certs svnserve: cache config and authz to lower resource usage and be able to serve large numbers of connections with a limited number of threads membuffer: quadruple the maximum cacheable directory size new filesystem fsx (faster, smaller) See changelog for more Apache Subversion 1.

Yii 2.0.6 PHP Framework released

Yii 2.0.6 recently released, is a high-performance PHP framework best for developing Web 2.0 applications. Yii comes with rich features: MVC, DAO/ActiveRecord, I18N/L10N, caching, authentication and role-based access control, scaffolding, testing, etc. It can reduce your development time significantly. Version 2.0.6 is a patch release of Yii 2.0 which contains over 70 minor new features and bug fixes as well as numerous improvements to documentation and great progress on guide translations.

CKEditor 4.5.2 Web Text Editor released

CKEditor 4.5.2 recently released, is an open source, ready-for-use HTML text editor designed to simplify web content creation. It’s a WYSIWYG editor that brings common word processor features directly to your web pages. Enhance your website experience with our community maintained editor. This is a minor bug fixing version whose primary focus is to improve compatibility with Microsoft Edge, the new Windows 10 browser that has just been published. Apart from Edge fixes, a few notable issues in other browsers were also corrected and some improvements were brought to the new features introduced in CKEditor 4.

Syncthing 0.11.19 released – Install now

Syncthing 0.11.19 recently released, is an open-source file synchronization client/server application, written in Go, implementing its own, equally free Block Exchange Protocol (BEP). The source code’s content-management repository is hosted on Github. According to the developers: Syncthing replaces Dropbox and BitTorrent Sync with something open, trustworthy and decentralized. Your data is your data alone and you deserve to choose where it is stored, if it is shared with some third party and how it’s transmitted over the Internet.

Syncthing GTK 0.7.4.1 GTK 3 & Python based GUI released

Syncthing GTK 0.7.4.1 recently released, is a GTK3 & Python based GUI and notification area icon for Syncthing. Syncthing as we already know, is an open-source file synchronization client/server application, written in Go, implementing its own, equally free Block Exchange Protocol (BEP). Supported Syncthing features: Everything what WebUI can display Adding / editing / deleting nodes Adding / editing / deleting repositories Restart / shutdown server Editing daemon settings Additional features: First run wizard for initial configuration Running Syncthing daemon in background Half-automatic setup for new nodes and repositories Filesystem watching and instant synchronization using inotify Nautilus (a.

Calibre 2.34.0 released with support for amazon.nl

Calibre 2.34.0 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 a new feature: Amazon metadata download: Add support for amazon.nl. To use it go to Preferences-Metadata download and configure the amazon plugin to use Netherlands as the source. Calibre 2.34.0 changelog New Features Amazon metadata download: Add support for amazon.nl. To use it go to Preferences-Metadata download and configure the amazon plugin to use Netherlands as the source.

Atom 1.0.5 Text Editor quick fix released

Atom 1.0.5 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.

LibreOffice 5.0 RC5 released – Grab it now

The Document Foundation announced the release of LibreOffice 5.0 RC5, the fifth release candidate of LibreOffice 5.0 family. The upcoming 5.0.0 will be the first release of our fresh 5.0 line. Please be aware that LibreOffice 5.0.0 RC5 has not been flagged as ready for production use yet, however feel free to give it a try instead of 4.4.5. LibreOffice 5.0 RC5 changelog Content of a choosen listbox in a tablecontrol isn’t shown FILESAVE: New DOCX export of text with highlighting works not for all colors Show the real icon instead of a black square with gtk vclplug.

RedisDesktopManager 0.8.0 RC1 released

RedisDesktopManager 0.8.0 RC1 recently released, is a cross-platform open source Redis DB management tool (i.e. Admin GUI). Redis Desktop Manager developed to replace hundreds of slow and ugly tools for redis. RedisDesktopManager 0.8.0 RC1 changelog: New features: Migrate from XML to JSON config connections.xml - connections.json (Import from XML still works, but deprecated) Automatic gzip decompression/recompression of values Key filtering (back-ported from 0.

Kodi Pre-15.1 testing has begun

If you are not already aware, Kodi Pre-15.1 testing has already begun, this is following updates to a number of issues that popped up upon release of 15.0. Testers are been sort for to help test this release and you can report back issues noticed or recommendation herein the thread – Kodi pre-15.1 Testing Thread. The goal of this thread is not to find and report new bugs, but only to look for bugs that might have been introduced while fixing issues in 15.

Squid 3.5.7 Proxy Server released

Squid 3.5.7 recently released, is a caching proxy for the Web supporting HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, and more. It reduces bandwidth and improves response times by caching and reusing frequently-requested web pages. Squid has extensive access controls and makes a great server accelerator. It runs on most available operating systems, including Windows. Squid 3.5.7 changelog wrong SNI sent to server after URL-rewrite Add ENABLE_POD2MAN_DOC automake conditional for pod2man builds basic_smb_auth: rejecting valid credentials basic_smb_auth: doesn’t handle passwords with backslashes basic_smb_auth: nmblookup fails when smb.

ShareX 10.1.0 – Advanced Screenshot Tool released

ShareX 10.1.0 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 10.1.0 changelog Added “Portable mode” option to installer Added ShareX Greenlight buttons to main window where you could vote to help us or just hide it permanently When ShareX window minimizes to tray it will now save all settings “Rectangle region capture” renamed to “Region capture” Rounded rectangle, ellipse, triangle, diamond region captures moved to “Region capture” which you can activate them with Numpad 1, 2, 3, 4 keys Added “Copy URL” option for “ToastWindowClickAction” setting in “Task Settings - Advanced” tab Added tray menu item and hotkey to be able to “Disable/Enable hotkeys” Imgur GIF uploads now use GIFV link Added LnkU, CoinURL, QRnet, VURL, 2gp URL shorteners Added Windows modifier hotkey support (Because of limitations, instead of holding this modifier you need just press one time for it to add/remove modifier) Multiple file import support e.

Darktable 1.6.8 Photo Workflow Software released

Darktable 1.6.8 recently released, is an open source photography workflow application and RAW developer. A virtual lighttable and darkroom for photographers. It manages your digital negatives in a database, lets you view them through a zoomable lighttable and enables you to develop raw images and enhance them. Darktable 1.6.8 changelog changes clipping, santiy check for custom aspect ratios read lensmodel from xmp handle canon lens recognition special case general cleanups rawspeed Canon EOS M3 Canon EOS 5Ds (R) Nikon 1 J5 Panasonic DMC-G7 (4:3 aspect ratio only) Fujifilm X-T10 Pentax K-S2 Panasonic TZ71 Olympus TG-4 Leica VLUX1 4:3 aspect ratio mode standard color matrices Canon EOS M3 Canon EOS 5Ds (R) Nikon 1 J5 Panasonic DMC-G7 Fujifilm X-T10 Pentax K-S2 Olympus TG-4 white balance presets Samsung NX500 Panasonic TZ71 noise profiles Sony ILCE-5100 Fujifilm HS50EXR Canon EOS 5Ds R Install Darktable 1.

qBittorrent 3.2.3 released as a quick bugfix

qBittorrent 3.2.3 finally released and it comes with lots of new features and bug fixes. qBittorrent 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 changelog from v3.2.2 BUGFIX: Fix crash when closing a search tab while search is running SEARCH: Other minor search fixes and improvements FEATURE: Allow to force reannounce DHT too FEATURE: Implement an option to disable confirmation of torrent recheck FEATURE: Allow to copy all the trackers with a keyboard shortcut BUGFIX: Fix torrent renaming BUGFIX: Fix localhost address (::ffff:127.

Fotoxx 15.08 Photo Editor released

Fotoxx 15.08 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 15.08 changelog The brightness distribution for an image can be reshaped by using slider controls and watching the image or graph. The distribution can be clipped at either end, or stretched or flattened in different zones.

NativeScript 1.2 released – live sync, push notifications, native plugins

NativeScript 1.2 recently released, enables developers to build native apps for iOS, Android and Windows Universal while sharing the application code across the platforms. When building the application UI, developers use our libraries, which abstract the differences between the native platforms. NativeScript 1.2 changelog: New Create application.android instance immediately and move all android-specific events to application.android. Implement cancellable back button pressed for Android. Expose additional properties of NavBar/ActionBar Add an optional fullscreen parameter to Page.

Gogs 0.6.3 – Go Git Service released

Gogs 0.6.3 recently released, is a painless self-hosted Git Service written in Go. The goal of this project is to make the easiest, fastest, and most painless way to set up a self-hosted Git service. Gogs runs anywhere Go can compile for: Windows, Mac, Linux, ARM, etc; Gogs has low minimal requirements and can run on an inexpensive Raspberry Pi Bug fixes Label disappeared after edited a label Filename cut off in DIFF when containing spaces Migrate repository requires HTTPS address Private repositories issues included in “Public Activity” All users email are public API calls are not hidden behind sign in 404 on files with url-encoded names It is possible to access user profiles using organization URL Didn’t check blank user name on LDAP Generated certificate doesn’t have CN with the hostname Removing user from organization collaboration removes repositiory Create repo for other users by hacking uid field Improvements Clearer error message for illegal characters Add full name field to admin’s user edit page Hide organization email for non logged-in users Visit Repository home page with “.

Rendera 1.7 Painting App released

Rendera 1.7 recently released, is an open-source painting program. It was primarily designed with photo restoration in mind, but is also useful as a general painting application. The tools, shapes, blending modes, edge-wrapping, and cloning may all be combined to suit a particular need. Brushstrokes are rendered after being drawn, allowing for slower, non-realtime calculations to be applied without interfering with the mouse or tablet response. Features: use any combination of paint, blending, clone, and wrap options crop tool interactive offset (for working on seamless tiles) GIMP palette support with editor high-quality color quantization basic image transforms lots of built-in filters advanced color restoration filters alpha-channel support grid (no snap yet…) PNG, JPEG, BMP, and TGA file formats Rendera 1.

Bugzilla 5.0 Bug Tracking System released

Bugzilla 5.0 recently released, is a “Defect Tracking System” or “Bug-Tracking System”. Defect Tracking Systems allow individual or groups of developers to keep track of outstanding bugs in their product effectively. Most commercial defect-tracking software vendors charge enormous licensing fees. Despite being “free”, Bugzilla has many features its expensive counterparts lack. This new major release comes with many new features and improvements to WebServices and performance New Features and Improvements Improved WebServices Improved Caching using Memcached Abililty to Tag Bug Comments Improved Bug Group Membership Checking Improved Documentation for Users and Administrators Other Enhancements and Changes Enhancements for Users Bugs: The deadline field is now visible to users not in the the timetracking group.

Why Can not I Connect? 1.11.2 released

Why Can’t I Connect? 1.11.2 recently released, is a network diagnostic tool that makes it easier to resolve TCP/IP connection errors. Use it to diagnose connections to common server types (Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL Server, FTP, SFTP, IMAP, POP3, SMTP, IRC, LDAP, Usenet) and create generic TCP/IP clients and / or servers. Maybe a firewall is blocking the requested port, the port isn’t listening, DNS isn’t returning the expected address, DHCP hasn’t supplied a local IP address, the WiFi login isn’t complete.

FFmpeg 2.7.2 released

FFmpeg 2.7.2 “Nash” 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. This release includes all changes from ffmpeg-mt, libav master of 2015-06-10, libav 11 as of 2015-06-11. FFmpeg 2.7.2 changelog imc: use correct position for flcoeffs2 calculation hevc: check slice address length snow: remove an obsolete av_assert2 webp: fix infinite loop in webp_decode_frame wavpack: limit extra_bits to 32 and use get_bits_long ffmpeg: only count got_output/errors in decode_error_stat ffmpeg: exit_on_error if decoding a packet failed pthread_frame: forward error codes when flushing huffyuvdec: validate image size wavpack: use get_bits_long to read up to 32 bits nutdec: check maxpos in read_sm_data before returning s302m: fix arithmetic exception vc1dec: use get_bits_long and limit the read bits to 32 mpegaudiodec: copy AVFloatDSPContext from first context avcodec/vp8: Check buffer size in vp8_decode_frame_header() avcodec/vp8: Fix null pointer dereference in ff_vp8_dec avcodec/diracdec: Check for hpel_base allocation failure avcodec/rv34: Clear pointers in ff_rv34_decode_init_thr avfilter/af_aresample: Check ff_all_* for allocation avcodec/pthread_frame: clear priv_data, avoid stale swscale/utils: Clear pix buffers Zhang Rui avutil/fifo: Fix the case where func() returns less ffmpeg: Fix cleanup after failed allocation of output_files avformat/mov: Fix deallocation when MOVStreamContext See changelog for full details Install FFmpeg 2.

Mir 0.14 implemented in Ubuntu Touch 15.10

Mir 0.14 recently released, is the next generation display server targeted as a replacement for the X window server system to unlock next-generation user experiences for devices ranging from Linux desktop to mobile devices powered by Ubuntu. The primary purpose of Mir is to enable the development of the next generation Unity Mir 0.14 highlights: ABI summary: All clients and all servers need building; Mirclient ABI bumped to 9 Mirserver ABI bumped to 32 Mircommon ABI bumped to 5 Mirplatform ABI bumped to 8

CDex 1.79 – Digital Audio CD Extractor released

CDex 1.79 recently released, is a free Audio CD ripper, extractor, and converter for various formats and encoders, e.g. MP3, AAC, WMA, FLAC, OGG, WAV, MP2, Musepack, Ape, VQF and many others. It features advanced jitter correction, ID3v2+v1 tagging, audio normalization, transcoding of compressed audio files, analog input recording and also meta tagging with CDDB and Musicbrainz. CDex has been translated to various languages. This version is the final release for CDex 1.

WordPress 4.3 RC Released

WordPress 4.3 RC recently released, is a free and open-source content management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL. Features include a plugin architecture and a template system. This latest release comes with over 100 changes including a number of TinyMCE updates, and a host of theme changes. WordPress 4.3 RC changelog TinyMCE: remove the spare string for the keyboard shortcuts modal TinyMCE: wptextpattern: undo on esc after enter Customizer: Switch buttons to match the focus order with the visual order Customizer: Remove redundant translated string.

Chrome 45 beta updates released with new ES2015 feature

The newest Chrome 45 beta recently released includes new JavaScript language features, an improved audio experience on Android, and a large number of minor API improvements and deprecations. Chrome 45 beta comes with lots of new features including New ES2015 features, improvements to Service Worker, Media Controls, Changes to Push, additions to Touch API and much much more. Chrome 45 beta changelog Service worker improvements: Chrome 40 introduced support for service workers, enabling developers to build high performance sites that work offline.

Adobe Brackets 1.4 Open Source Text Editor released

Adobe Brackets 1.4 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 1.4 changelog: Instant Search in Files: Searching across files is faster than ever. Results are now displayed incrementally and updated as you type. Easier Preferences Editing: All preferences are now available as code hints while editing the `brackets.

Git 2.5.0 released with lots of updates

Git 2.5.0 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 2.5.0 changelog List of commands shown by “git help” are grouped along the workflow elements to help early learners “git p4” now detects the filetype (e.

LibreOffice 5.0.0 RC4 released

LibreOffice 5.0.0 RC4 pre-release version had just been released, as such this version is not recommended for production use. As we know, 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 powerful office suite; its clean interface and powerful tools let you unleash your creativity and grow your productivity. LibreOffice 5.0.0 RC4 changelog missing shape bg color uninitialized scalar field comply attributes name with FILESAVE: Pictures on buttons, created in forms, gone after reopening form Meta: Enhancing Impress/Draw toolbars and context menu EDITING – Calc Function suggestion too agressive Extend ODF to support some special scientific formats xlsx formula not importing correctly, with Table structured references in named expressions and MATCH lookup array creation Style preview in “Styles and Formatting” sidebar should be optional JRE defective message unless user installs Visual C++ 2010 runtimes UI: No bold headings in dialogues GetImplementationName method returns com.

LyX 2.1.4 – The Document Processor released

LyX 2.1.4 recently released, is a fully featured document processor that encourages an approach to writing based on the structure of your documents (WYSIWYM) and not simply their appearance (WYSIWYG). With LyX, you use a set of predefined styles and apply on your document content, this makes sure that the resulting document will be typographically correct and good looking visually. You can apply various style changes and LyX will apply the same style throughout the document, hence making sure that your document is consistent in its look.

Synfig Studio 1.0.1 Open Source 2D animation software released

Synfig Studio 1.0.1 recently released, is a free and open-source 2D animation software, designed as powerful industrial-strength solution for creating film-quality animation using a vector and bitmap artwork. It eliminates the need to create animation frame-by frame, allowing you to produce 2D animation of a higher quality with fewer people and resources. Synfig Studio is available for Windows, Linux and MacOS X Synfig Studio 1.0.1 changelog Switching bone parent now works correctly.

Install Elasticsearch 1.7.x and Kibana 4.1.x on CentOS 6.5

Elasticsearch 1.7.0 based on Lucene 4.10.4 recently released is a small release, which contains two important security fixes and two important features which will improve cluster stability and recovery: Security fixes, Delayed shard allocation & Prioritization of index recovery. Full details of the release information can be found here. Kibana 4.1.x which was also released recently is now available for data dicing, stat splicing, log munching, chart crunching enjoyment. In addition to a fork load of great new features, a big focus on performance was also factored in Kibana 4.

Calibre 2.33.0 ebook management released

Calibre 2.33.0 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 a new feature: Driver for SONY DPT-S1, Edit Book: When showing suggestions for mis-spelled words, also show suggestions from user created word lists & Edit Book: Check Book: Add a check for “invalid” ids. Calibre 2.33.0 changelog Bug Fixes Conversion: Ignore stylesheets linked via media queries that use device specific features.

PyCharm 4.5.3 released

PyCharm 4.5.3 recently released, 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. PyCharm 4.5.3 changelog: a number of fixes for Django support, mostly related to the new manage.py tool. a bunch of improvements in Python refactorings and the new auto-intention: convert tuple to list and vice-versa which is available on Alt+Enter over the cursor on a list or a tuple.

How to install your agar.io server on Ubuntu 14.04

In this tutorial, I will be showing you how to setup your own agar.io server on Ubuntu 14.04 machine installed on Amazon AWS. For the purpose of this tutorial, I will be installing this on the t2.micro instance type which somes with 1 vCPU and 1GB memory with EBS only storage. If you plan to go LIVE for multiple people to access this, you might be looking at having a dedicated server.

SMPlayer 14.9.0.7042 Free Media Player released

SMPlayer 14.9.0.7042 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.

Audacious 3.7-alpha1 ready for testing

Audacious 3.7-alpha1 is now available and ready for testing. As we know, Audacious 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 orchange things up with Winamp Classic skins.

Nginx 1.9.3 released

Nginx 1.9.3 [engine x] recently released, is an 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 1.9.3 changelog Change: duplicate “http”, “mail”, and “stream” blocks are now disallowed. Feature: connection limiting in the stream module. Feature: data rate limiting in the stream module.

How to use/install agar.io bot on Android phone

Agario or Agar.io is the latest hit online game in the world now and its a must play game. The game play is for you to try to become the biggest cell or circle of them all. Control your tiny cell and eat other players to grow larger. In this tutorial I will be showing how to use/install the agario / agar.io bot on an android phone – On your android phone install Dolphin Browser – Install Tampermonkey Dolphin app – Open the installed Dolphin browser Access my website “sysads.

How to use/install agar.io bot on Google Chrome

Agario or Agar.io is the latest hit online game in the world now and its a must play game. The game play is for you to try to become the biggest cell or circle of them all. Control your tiny cell and eat other players to grow larger! But watch out: players bigger than you will be trying to make you their lunch.gar.io. Survive and eat long enough to become the biggest cell in the game!

Krita 2.9.6 Paint App released with lots of bugfixes

Krita 2.9.6 recently released, is a robust, fast and flexible painting application that makes creating art from scratch or existing resources a fun and productive experience. This release comes with lots of bugfixing and a new selection modifiers which is the new biggest change. The selection modifier can be configured as follows: Shift+click: add to selection. Alt+click: subtract from selection. Shift+alt+click: intersect selection Ctrl+click: replace selection (for when you have set the selection mode to something else but replace).

overGrive 3 – Google Drive desktop client solution for Linux released

overGrive 3 is a complete Google Drive desktop client solution for Linux. With overGrive 3, you can Sync Multiple Accounts, Auto Sync Local Files, Auto Sync Google Files, Select Google Drive Folder, Select Google Drive Folders to Sync, Convert Google Docs to Office File Formats for offline editing, Convert Office Files back to Google Docs formats. Install overGrive 3 on Ubuntu OS sudo apt-get install gdebi wget https://www.thefanclub.co.za/sites/default/files/public/overgrive/overgrive_3.0.9_all.deb sudo gdebi overgrive_3.

Audacity 2.1.1 Released

Audacity 2.1.1 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 2.1.1 changelog Improvements Effects Built-in effects now support presets. New Limiter effect replaces Hard Limiter effect.

Microsoft Visual Studio Code 0.5.0 released

Microsoft Visual Studio Code 0.5.0 recently released by Microsoft, is a free platform independent IDE with support for many programming languages. Visual Studio Code is the first code editor, and first cross-platform development tool – supporting OSX, Linux, and Windows – in the Visual Studio family. Microsoft Visual Studio Code 0.5.0 changelog Several updates to how we handle files, including file and folder filtering in the explorer, opening files via the command line at a specific line number, re-using an existing instance when you open multiple files, ability to control the size of the working files list.

NetworkManager 1.0.4 released

NetworkManager 1.0.4 recently released, is a set of co-operative tools that make networking simple and straightforward. Whether Wi-Fi, wired, bond, bridge, 3G, or Bluetooth, NetworkManager allows you to quickly move from one network to another: once a network has been configured and joined, it can be detected and re-joined automatically the next time its available. NetworkManager 1.0.4 changelog The MTU setting from an IPv6 neighbor discovery Router Advertisements is now ignored if applying it would result in invalid configuration.

Blender 2.75a released now supports Stereo 3D pipeline

Blender 2.75a 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 2.75a changelog Blender now supports a fully integrated Multi-View and Stereo 3D pipeline Cycles has much awaited initial support for AMD GPUs, and a new Light Portals feature.

LibreOffice 4.4.4 released

The Document Foundation announced the release of LibreOffice 4.4.4, the fourth minor release of the LibreOffice 4.4 family, with over 70 fixes over LibreOffice 4.4.3. As such, the version is stable and is suitable for all users. LibreOffice 4.4.4 changelog Complete list of all new features in this release can be found here BugFixes fix default sdr attribute is special object don’t confuse logically r/o doc with physically r/o updated Danish dictionary implement ODF import/export of page title field add missing .

ImageMagick 6.9.1-8 – Image Processing App released

ImageMagick 6.9.1-8 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.

FileZilla Client 3.12.0.2 released

FileZilla Client 3.12.0.2 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 3.12.0 changelog till date Fix regression on servers that have MLSD facts disabled by default Fix detection of UTF-8 support Fix location of file list status bar, it was shifted by one pixel Directory comparison can be configured for Site Manager entries and bookmarks Instead of skipping commands due to spontaneous connection failures while executing a command, reconnect and retry FileZilla no longer shows popup dialogs such as the file exists dialog if another dialog or message box is already shown Improved compatibility with servers sending malformed FEAT replies Install FileZilla Client 3.

Wine 1.7.47 released with text drawing in Direct2D

Wine 1.7.47 recently released, comes various bug fixes including new features which includes, Text drawing in Direct2D, Support for the new thread pool API, Toolbar state saving, Beginnings of an implementation for proper HID support, Support for file objects in device drivers. Wine 1.7.47 changelog WeatherScope: Right mouse button stuck Multiple games need software vertex blending implementation (NOLF2, Divinity 2, Dark Age of Camelot, Warhammer Online, PSU:AOTI) 3DMark06 doesn’t recognize Pixel Shaders 2.

Libgdx 1.6.4 Cross-Platform Game Development Framework released

Mario an Android developer and owner of Badlogic Games has just released libGDX 1.6.4, a cross-platform Java game development framework based on OpenGL (ES) that works on Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, Android, your WebGL enabled browser and iOS. This release comes with a number of fixes and new features including adding tooltips to scene2d.ui. libGDX 1.6.4 Changelog TextField cursor and selection size changed. https://github.com/libgdx/libgdx/commit/2a830dea348948d2a37bd8f6338af2023fec9b09 FreeTypeFontGenerator setting to improve shadows and borders.

KDE Frameworks 5.12.0 released

KDE team recently announced the release of KDE Frameworks 5.12.0. KDE Frameworks are 60 addon libraries to Qt which provide a wide variety of commonly needed functionality in mature, peer reviewed and well tested libraries with friendly licensing terms. This release is part of a series of planned monthly releases making improvements available to developers in a quick and predictable manner. New in KDE Frameworks 5.12.0 Extra CMake Modules Improve error reporting of query_qmake macro BluezQt Remove all devices from adapter before removing the adapter (bug 349363) Update links in README.

Install dzip 2.9 on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid

Dzip 2.9 which was release quite a while ago, is a program for file compression. It’s advantage over more popular compression software is in the size of the program, easily fitting on a floppy disk. It performs just as good as the competition, or slightly better, on average, both in compression ratio and time. Dzip has full integration with the Windows shell. You can drag files into the Dzip window to add them to a .

p7zip 9.38.1 released

p7zip 9.38.1 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 9.38.1 changelog p7zip crashes while moving memory in MoveItems fixes “7z with unicode file name with surrogate pair is not handled well in Linux” password from commanline is visible in processes list Now the characters of the password are replaced with * If you extract the password with # program crashes 7z now supports long password in RAR 3 and 4

OpenCV 3.0 Gold released

OpenCV 3.0 Gold which was released early last month, is the most functional and the fastest OpenCV ever. This release comes with over 1500 patches, opencv_contrib repository has been added. A lot of new functionality have been included in the release. OpenCV 3.0 Gold changelog opencv_contrib (http://github.com/itseez/opencv_contrib) repository has been added. A lot of new functionality is there already! opencv_contrib is only compatible with 3.0/master, not 2.4. a subset of Intel IPP (IPPCV) is given to us and our users free of charge, free of licensing fees, for commercial and non-commerical use.

Openbox 3.6.1 – Windows Manager released

Openbox 3.6.1 recently released, is a highly configurable, next generation window manager with extensive standards support. The *box visual style is well known for its minimalistic appearance. Openbox uses the *box visual style, while providing a greater number of options for theme developers than previous *box implementations. Openbox lets you bring the latest applications outside of a full desktop environment. Most modern applications have been written with GNOME and KDE in mind.

Notepadqq 0.50.1 released

Notepadqq 0.50.1 recently released, is a an open source, Notepad++-like text editor for the Linux desktop. It helps developers by providing all you can expect from a general purpose text editor, such as syntax highlighting for about 100 different languages, code folding, color schemes, file monitoring, multiple selection and much more. You can search text using the power of regular expressions. You can organize documents side by side. You can use real-time highlighting to find near identifiers in no time.

MyPaint 1.2.0 Alpha released

MyPaint 1.2.0 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.

PhotoFlow 0.1.5 Photo Editor released

PhotoFlow 0.1.5 recently released, 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. The new 0.1.5 release brings two brand new tools: the Volume tool, which allows to apply some local contrast enhancement and modulate the strength of the effect separately in the shadows, mid-tones and highlights.

Entangle 0.7.0 “Charm” Camera Control & Capture released

Entangle 0.7.0 recently released, is an open source software that provides a graphical interface for “tethered shooting”, aka taking photographs with a digital camera completely controlled from the computer. It is fully colour managed, auto-detecting system monitor profile and applying the necessary transforms when displaying images. The main features introduced in this release are a brand new logo, a plugin for automated capture of image sequences and the start of a help manual.

FFmpeg 2.7.1 released

FFmpeg 2.7.1 “Nash” 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. This release includes all changes from ffmpeg-mt, libav master of 2015-06-10, libav 11 as of 2015-06-11. FFmpeg 2.7.1 changelog configure: make makeinfo_html check more robust postproc: fix unaligned access ffmpeg: Free last_frame instead of just unref configure: only disable VSX for !

Calibre 2.31 ebook management released

Calibre 2.31 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 feature: E-book viewer: Make the search engine used for searching for selected text configurable (in the Miscellaneous section of the viewer preferences). Calibre 2.31 changelog E-book viewer: Fix dragging to select text with the mouse causing the page to slide sideways in paged mode, if the mouse leaves the text area.

curl 7.43.0 Command Line Tool released

curl 7.43.0 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.

Atom 0.210.0 Text Editor released to address fixes

Atom 0.210.0 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.

Show and tell with Firefox Hello

Introducing video screen sharing, the latest feature in Firefox Hello. Screen sharing saves the day when you’re collaborating with a partner on a project, booking last minute travel deals with your bestie and fixing your grandpa’s computer settings. It’s free and easy to invite anyone, anywhere and talk over video with Firefox Hello. And now, you can share your screen, too Try Screen Sharing

Wine 1.7.45 released with more progress on DirectWrite implementation

Wine 1.7.45 recently released, comes various bug fixes including more progress on DirectWrite implementation, a number of RichEdit control fixes, beginning implementation of the old MSVCIRT C++ runtime, better debugging support on 64-bit Mac OS X. Wine (Wine Is Not An Emulator) as we already know is a software for running Windows applications on Linux machines. Wine 1.7.45 changelog Utopia angel does not start (clipboard error) dogwaffle exits during initalization with a visual basic error Gothic 2 crashes without native directmusic Adobe Reader 6 / Adobe Acrobat Pro 6: Zoomfactor and Pagenumber are empty (riched20.

Spark IM 2.7.1 released

Spark IM 2.7.1 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. Spark IM 2.7.1 changelog Printing conversation margin cuts off characters from lines that wrap is online at message does not always show in chat room After receiving XML data as a message Spark stops displaying history Buzz and stale settings overlap in the Preferences window Update French translation Show JID as contact name if instead an empty string would have been shown Default resource should be “Spark” without a version number Update Lithuanian translation Fix loading of Spellchecker’s IgnoreUppercase setting Add an option to disable graying out and italic for idle contacts Option to use hostname as a resource Update bundled JRE with the latest version This release is bundled with the latest and last Java 7 update (7u80).

Why Can’t I Connect? 1.11.0 released

Why Can’t I Connect? 1.11.0 recently released, is a network diagnostic tool that makes it easier to resolve TCP/IP connection errors. Use it to diagnose connections to common server types (Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL Server, FTP, SFTP, IMAP, POP3, SMTP, IRC, LDAP, Usenet) and create generic TCP/IP clients and / or servers. Maybe a firewall is blocking the requested port, the port isn’t listening, DNS isn’t returning the expected address, DHCP hasn’t supplied a local IP address, the WiFi login isn’t complete.

Kodi 15.0 Beta 2, XBOX Media Center released

Kodi 15.0 Beta 2 is the second beta build for Kodi 15.0 which was primarily focused on database clean-up; freshly baked and ready to be served. Kodi is an award-winning free media player and entertainment hub that can be installed on Linux, OSX, Windows, iOS, and Android. Kodi 15.0 Beta 2 changelog Bump libCEC to 3.3.0 which fixes a variety of problems Reworked the storage provider on Android.

Thunderbird 38.0.1 Mozilla mail client released

Thunderbird 38.0.1 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 38.0.1 changelog New: GMail supports OAuth2 authentication, removing the need to manually select “allow less secure applications” in Google options for the account Ship Lightning calendar addon with Thunderbird and enable with an opt-out dialog Filter sent messages Filter messages when archived Enable search in multiple/all address books Add support for Yahoo Messenger in Chat Support Internationalized domain name URLs for RSS feeds Show expanded columns in folder pane Allow file-per-message (maildir) local message storage Add a Learn more link to the support page in feeds subscribe dialog Add reading position marker line to conversations The editor for twitter should show inputtable character count Changed:

Avidemux 2.6.10 Video Editor released

Avidemux 2.6.10 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 2.6.10 changelog Fixing some packaging issues Re-added translations Re-added avsproxy Fixed multi passes with x264 when file has non ascii chars Added experimental Qt5 build for mac Fixed a bug with filler frames (fraps)

Darktable 1.6.7 Photography App released

Darktable 1.6.7 recently released, is an open source photography workflow application and RAW developer. A virtual lighttable and darkroom for photographers. It manages your digital negatives in a database, lets you view them through a zoomable lighttable and enables you to develop raw images and enhance them. Darktable 1.6.7 changelog security libraw CVE-2015-3885: fix integer overflow in ljpeg_start() miscellaneous improvements to facebook export interpolation fixups demosaic code cleanups slideshow should handle very small images better improve Olympus lens detection various minor memory leak fixes various other fixes Pentax (K-x) DNG old embedded preview left over is now removed modern OSX display profile handling translations Catalan German Spanish Swedish See changelog for more Install Darktable 1.

LightZone 4.1.1 Digital Darkroom released

LightZone 4.1.1 recently released, is a non-destructive, professional-level digital darkroom software for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux, that includes RAW processing and editing. LightZone lets the user build up a stack of tools which can be rearranged, readjusted, turned off and on, and removed from the stack. LightZone 4.1.1 is primarily focused on bugfixes. Bug Fix: Minimum right pane width was too narrow LCMS library name conflicts with Java 8’s LCMS library Windows – Maximum value of Memory Limit slider in Preference shrinks over time Install LightZone 4.

HandBrake 0.10.2 Video Converter Tool released

Handbrake 0.10.2 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 0.10.2 is second release for the 0.10 branch which brings a number of bug fixes and performance improvements. Install HandBrake 0.10.2 on