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 *.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

GNOME Pie 0.6.1 a Circular Application Launcher released

Gnome Pie 0.6.1 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 0.6.1 changelog: New Feature: Its now possible to have half or quarter pies.

Ruby 2.2.1 released with memory leak on Symbol GC fixed

Ruby 2.2.1 which was recently released, is a dynamic, open source programming language with a focus on simplicity and productivity. It has an elegant syntax that is natural to read and easy to write. This latest release Ruby 2.2.1 is the first TEENY version release of the stable 2.2 series. This release includes the fix for ffi build failure and memory leak issue on Symbol GC. Ruby 2.2.1 changelog enable smart chomp for all non-dummy encoding strings, not only default_rs Prohibit incremental GC while running Ruby-level finalizers to avoid any danger Prohibit GC while invoking T_DATA/T_FILE data structure because these operations break object relations consistency time.

LibreOffice 4.4.1 released

The Document Foundation announced the release of LibreOffice 4.4.1, the first bugfix release from the 4.4 branch of LibreOffice which contains new features and program enhancements. As such, the version is stable and is suitable for all users. Some key performance enhancement in this release includes: Loading large autocorrect lists is at least twice as fast now, because the lists are parsed in a thread by the fastparser and repeated parsing of unchanged files is avoided Redundant image swap out / in has been significantly cleaned up avoiding wasteful image load/save FastSerializer classes used by all OpenXML export are very significantly faster and more efficient, reducing syscall thrash JPEG-Turbo – we now use and bundle this library which provides in excess of a 2x performance improvement for loading and de-compressing JPEG images Mail merge in Writer should be now significantly faster when processing a large number of records General notes on features and enhancements are contained in this release.

LibreOffice 4.4 released

The Document Foundation announced the release of LibreOffice 4.4. This is the first stable release from the 4.4 branch of LibreOffice which contains new features and program enhancements. As such, the version is stable and is suitable for all users. This version may contain a few annoying bugs which will be fixed in the next bugfix versions to come. General notes on features and enhancements are contained in this release. For a detailed list, please check complete release notes here.

PHP 5.6.5 / 5.5.21 released

PHP 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. The PHP Development Team has announced both immediate availability of PHP 5.6.5 & PHP 5.5.21. These new versions comes with lots of bug fixes. PHP 5.6.5 Changelog Upgraded crypt_blowfish to version 1.3. unlink() bug with some files path Inside trait, self::class !

Install Kivy 1.8 in Ubuntu 14.04

Kivy is an open source Python library for rapid development of application software’s that make use of innovative user interfaces, such as multi-touch apps. Kivy runs on Android, iOS, Linux, OS X, and Windows. You can run the same code on all supported platforms. Kivy uses natively most inputs, protocols and devices including WM_Touch, WM_Pen, Mac OS X Trackpad and Magic Mouse, Mtdev, Linux Kernel HID, TUIO. A multi-touch mouse simulator is included also.

Install Typhoon Weather APP in Ubuntu 14.04

Typhoon is a free and open source weather widget application which displays weather situation in and around your area on your Ubuntu desktop. It is continuation of the discontinued Stormcloud 1.1, but however with some changes. This application is free for use. Note: – It excludes the multiple locations feature – The ‘chameleonic background’ was removed as it would make the app resource hungry Install Typhoon sudo add-apt-repository ppa:apandada1/typhoon sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install typhoon

Install Viber Desktop Application in Ubuntu

Viber is an application for Linux that allows users to send free messages and make free calls to other Viber users, on any device and network, anywhere in the world. Viber allows you to syncs your contacts and messages with your mobile device Features: Text, photo and sticker messages Group conversations Call any Viber user for free Full sync between your mobile and your Linux Transfer ongoing calls between your mobile and your desktop No registration, passwords or invitations required Install Steps Note: Viber is currently available only on 64bit platforms, so no 32bit install wget http://download.

Create a Chrome App for your Website

I recently created a Google Chrome for this website so I have presence in the Chrome store hence making the website more known to the wider audience. In this post, I will be showing us how to make a Google Chrome APP for your website the step-by-step instruction below. Step 1: Verify Website – You need to first verify the website in Google Webmaster Tool in order to link to it in a Chrome web app.