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Unvanquished Alpha 48 First Person Shooter game released

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

Vivaldi Browser Beta 2 released

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

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.

Google Chrome 47 update released

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

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.

Elive 2.6.12 Beta Debian-based Linux Desktop released

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

FFmpeg 2.8.3 “Feynman” Released

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

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.

Tails 1.7 Debian Distro released

Tails 1.7 recently released, is a live operating system, that you can start on almost any computer from a DVD, USB stick, or SD card. It aims at preserving your privacy and anonymity, and helps you to Use the Internet anonymously and circumvent censorship; all connections to the Internet are forced to go through the Tor network; leave no trace on the computer you are using unless you ask it explicitly; use state-of-the-art cryptographic tools to encrypt your files, emails and instant messaging.

Deluge 1.3.12, a BitTorrent Client released

Deluge 1.3.12 which was released in September, is a full-featured ​BitTorrent client for Linux, OS X, Unix and Windows. It uses ​libtorrent in its backend and features multiple user-interfaces including: GTK+, web and console. The latest release comes with a small number of bug fixes for GTKUI, Core, WebUI, Console and Win32. Deluge 1.3.12 changelog GtkUI Fix potential AttributeError? in is_on_active_workspace Core Include fix for Twisted 15.

Mozilla Firefox 39.0.3 officially released

Mozilla Firefox 39.0.3 for desktop had been released and available for download and install. This latest release is a bugfix to address a security bug reported by Cody Crews “Same origin violation and local file stealing via PDF reader”. Its been identified that there is a way to violate the same origin policy and inject script into a non-privileged part of the built-in PDF Viewer. This would allow an attacker to read and steal sensitive local files on the victim’s computer.

Webconverger 31.0 released

Webconverger 31.0 recently released, is a live, Debian-based web kiosk. It is designed for deployments in places like offices or Internet cafes where only web applications are used. Its simple and reliable, provides good performance, available API for fine tuning it for your deployment, currently supports the latest Web features, comes with built-in excellent security and supports i18n. Webconverger 31.0 changelog Fixed an issue with printing Pushed Firefox 39 Further locked down some new Mozilla anti-features like social services, pocket and hello URLs Received a fantastic endorsement from the (Internet) famous security pundit SwiftOnSecurity https://github.

Flacon 1.0.1 Audio File Encoder released

Flacon 1.0.1 recently released is an audio file encoder that extracts individual tracks from one big audio file containing the entire album of music and saves them as separate audio files. To do this, it uses information from the appropriate CUE file. Besides, Flacon makes it possible to conveniently revise or specify tags both for all tracks at once or for each tag separately. Flacon Features Supported input formats: WAV, FLAC, APE, WavPack, True Audio (TTA).

Unvanquished Alpha 38 First Person Shooter game released

Unvanquished Alpha 38 is a fast-paced, futuristic FPS with RTS elements, pitting technologically advanced humans against hordes of highly adaptable aliens. The player can choose from either team, providing a fresh gameplay experience on both sides of the conflict. This release mainly contains bug-fixes and code cleanups. There has been art progress as well but it came late in the alpha cycle and the integration of the assets wasn’t perfect so we did not merge them.

Popcorn Time 0.3.7 Finally released

Popcorn Time 0.3.7 finally had been released and this release brings with it a new slew of bugs and bug fixes and not just the TV show covers fixes. A notable fix in this release is the fixed IP detection for external devices, and the Remote API. So for those with issues with Covers in Favorites, you’ll have to re-add the shows to Favorites. Popcorn Time 0.3.7 changelog BugFixes: Fall back to Sequential ID when AirPlay devices do not respond to ServerInfo queries Rebuild the new built-in VPN Client Renamed “External” to “ExtPlayer” to avoid confusion with non-local devices Fix the movie cover resizing code and garbage collect the cache to ensure old metadata isn’t used Greatly improves the built-in DLNA detection Fix retina display for Ultra HD screens Properly hide the spinner in cases where an error occurs Always show the FileSelector if TorrentCol is active.

Unknown Horizons Release 2014.1

Unknown Horizons Release 2014.1 which was released end of last year, is a 2D realtime strategy simulation with an emphasis on economy and city building. Expand your small settlement to a strong and wealthy colony, collect taxes and supply your inhabitants with valuable goods. Increase your power with a well balanced economy and with strategic trade and diplomacy. Unknown Horizons Release 2014.1 new features Only expand settlement range for certain buildings Color overlays (if running with FIFE 0.

Brackets 1.2 Open Source Code Editor released

Brackets 1.2 has just been released and this release has a bunch of really fantastic features that users have been asking for for a while. A notable new feature in the UI is the Split View – The editor pane that is inactive is no longer dimmed. To restore the dimming behavior, install the Zen Pane extension. Brackets 1.2 changelog: Code Editing Drag & drop to move selected text: Enable the dragDropText preference to drag and drop any selected text.

Oracle Java 9 available as an early access release

Oracle Java 9 is available as an early access release (it should be released in 2016) and its available for installation from webupd8team PPA repository. Note that you should only use Oracle Java 9 if you explicitly need it, because it may contain bugs and it might not include the latest security patches. Also, some Java options were removed in JDK9, so you may encounter issues with various Java apps. Some of the key features expected in oracle java 9 can be found here Install Oracle Java 9 on Ubuntu OS sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install oracle-java9-installer Install Oracle Java 9 on Debian OS sudo sh -c 'echo "

Firefox 33.1 – New look, new features, new Firefox‏

Firefox recently celebrated her 10th anniversary since its creation and to commemorate this occasion, a special Firefox 33.1 update was released and this release comesmwith some new features which includes some great new privacy options, added DuckDuckGo as a search option, spiffy new look for the newsletter, Enhanced Tiles, Forget Button added, and new firefox looks. The new Forget button: Preserve your privacy with the new Forget button. In just a few clicks, you can wipe out your recent history and personal data from your computer, from the last five minutes to 24 hours, without touching the rest.

TeamTalk 5 Alpha2 released

TeamTalk 5 is a freeware conferencing system which allows multiple users to participate in audio and video conversations on the Internet or colleagues to chat or conference in a local area network. The TeamTalk 5 install file includes both client and server application. Special client application included with accessibility features for visually impaired. Essentially, it is a web conferencing tool that lets a group of people communicate with each other using both video & audio all in real time via a microphone and a web cam.

Install Profile Cleaner in Ubuntu & Debian

Profile Cleaner is a piece of application that is used to reduce the size of browser profiles by using sqlite3’s vacuum and reindex functions to organizing their sqlite databases. The term “browser” is used loosely since profile-cleaner happily works on some email clients and newsreaders too. The following are the supported browsers Aurora Chromium (stable, beta, and dev) Conkeror Firefox (stable, beta, and aurora) Google-chrome (stable, beta, and dev) Heftig’s version of Aurora Icedove Midori Newsbeuter Palemoon Qupzilla Seamonkey Thunderbird Tor-browser Install Profile Cleaner on Ubuntu 14.

Install latest Google Chrome on Debian 6/7

Google Chrome is a free web browser developed by Google for Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems. It’s one of the most popular and widely used web browser by most of the internet users. In this post, I will be installing it on a x64 Debian Desktop [box type=”info” style=”rounded” icon=”info”]For those running Debian 6.0 XFCE desktop environment, or any other desktop environment like KDE, MATE, GNOME, Unity etc, do the following first: – Edit gnome-keyring-pkcs11.

Install Spotify on Debian 6/7

Spotify is a great way to listen to music by streaming it on your phone, in your browser, or on your Linux desktop. You can stream everything, upgrade and sync tracks and playlists offline, or purchase individual tracks to keep forever. To install on Debian desktop, follow steps below: Step 1: Add new list to Repository Edit /etc/apt/sources.list and add following line deb http://repository.spotify.com stable non-free Step 2: To verify the downloaded packages sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://keyserver.