Software

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.

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.

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

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

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.

Recent Windows 10 Updates may uninstall softwares without permission

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

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.

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.

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.

Erle Robotics launches Ubuntu snappy core drone

Erle Robotics has launched its first Ubuntu snappy core drone. The Ubuntu Core special edition drone is a Ubuntu powered quadcopter that includes official support for new app store for drones an robots. It has official ROS support, capable of the different flight modes and ideal for outdoor operations. It has been designed for an extended flight time and it can carry a takeoff weight of about 2 kilograms. Ubuntu Snappy Core microSD image for Erle-Brain Linux autopilot available here.