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Install Chrome on Ubuntu and Mint(step by step)

In this article we’re see how to install Chrome on Ubuntu and Mint. Google Chrome is one popular internet browser developed by Google. The most popular Linux Distros have pre-installed Mozilla Firefox. While it’s definitely a good browser, many users don’t want to change Google Chrome. In this tutorial we’ll see how to install Chrome on Ubuntu and the same applies for Lubuntu and Mint Linux. Also we’ll see how to install Chromium.

How to Install Ubuntu Studio

How to Install Ubuntu Studio. Ubuntu Studio is Linux Community’s biggest addition to Linux Operating System and its multimedia applications. This software is dedicated to video and audio editing, along with thousands of other free applications that are available with its package. This multimedia app is used by millions around the globe for editing and publishing their audios and videos, with minimum hardware requirements and cost. It is available in four different languages: English, French, Spanish, and Portuguese.

How to install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

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

How to download and install Steam on Ubuntu Linux

Before we install Steam on Ubuntu Linux we have to open the terminal and install the following packages: sudo apt-get install libgl1-mesa-dri:i386 libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 libc6:i386 -y When installation is finished just follow this link and press ” Install Steam Now” button.   Next step is to open the file with the Ubuntu Package Center. If it doesn’t prompt you ; just find the file you downloaded and double click it. Accept Steam Terms and you are ready to play.

Install Bugzilla On Ubuntu Linux

In this article we can see a guide on how to install Bugzilla on Ubuntu Linux. Bugzilla is a free help desk software. You can’t rate bugs according to importance or color code them. But that lack of features also means a clean, simple, easy-to-use interface. It does have some advanced features, such as advanced search which can remember your searches, and editable user profiles. Email preferences and bug permissions are comprehensive.

Unity 8 preview session in Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak

Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak has landed and brings with it the Unity 8 technical preview desktop session. Unity 8 has been the face of the Ubuntu phone and tablet for a few years and has quickly evolved its convergence feature set to allow it to work seamlessly between form factors such as phones, tablets and desktops. You can now chose to log in to a Unity 8 session directly from the greeter.

Install LAMP server on Linux(Ubuntu)

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Download Ubuntu 16.10 Default Wallpaper

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

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.

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.

Enlightenment 0.21.2 released, Install on Ubuntu 16.04 and Others

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

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

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

Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak Beta 1 released, Download Now

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

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.

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.

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.

KDE Plasma 5.7.1 released

The KDE team recently announced the release of KDE Plasma 5.7.1, a bugfix update to KDE Plasma 5, versioned 5.7.1. Plasma 5.7 was released in July with many feature refinements and new modules to complete the desktop experience. This release adds a week’s worth of new translations and fixes from KDE’s contributors. Highlights of KDE Plasma 5.7.1 Fix shadow rendering calculations. Fixes ‘Krunner has broken shadow / corners’ Make the systray work with scripting shell again.

Wine 1.9.14 Dev released with GDI improvement

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

How to install VLC 2.2.4 Media Player on Ubuntu 16.04

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

Duplicity 0.7.08 Released, Install on Ubuntu 16.04

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

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.

Linux Kernel 4.6.3 released with Multiple Networking Improvements

Greg Kroah-Hartman has announced the general availability of the third maintenance release for the Linux 4.6 kernel series – Linux Kernel 4.6.3. This latest release brings multiple network improvements, filesystem changes, enhancements and optimizations.Linux Kernel 4.6.3 Hightlights ALSA: hda – Fix headset mic detection problem for Dell machine x86/entry/traps: Don’t force in_interrupt() to return true in IST handlers powerpc/mm/hash: Fix the reference bit update when handling hash fault vxlan: Accept user specified MTU value when create new vxlan link sparc64: Take ctx_alloc_lock properly in hugetlb_setup().

Calibre 2.60.0 released with news download feature

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

Chromium 51.0.2704.103, Google Chrome Open Source Version released

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

ImageMagick 7.0.2-1 released, Install on Ubuntu

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

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.

Cinnamon 3.0.6 released, Install on Linux Mint

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

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!

SuperTuxKart 0.9.2 beta, a 3D Kart Racing Game released

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

Oracle VM VirtualBox 5.0.22 released, Install on Ubuntu 16.04

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

Wine 1.8.3 released, Install on Ubuntu OS

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

weechat 1.5 Chat App released, Install on Ubuntu 16.04

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

Blender 2.77a released with GPU support for Smoke/Fire

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

SMPlayer 16.6.0 supports touch screens, Install on Ubuntu 16.04

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

Corebird 1.2.2 released, Install on Ubuntu 16.04

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

Brackets 1.7 officially released, Install on Ubuntu 16.04

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

Enlightenment 0.20.9 released, Install on Ubuntu

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

Qt 5.6.1 released, Install on Ubuntu 16.04

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

Firefox 48.0 beta released with Enhanced protection against malware downloads

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

How to install Wireshark 2.1.1 development release on Ubuntu 16.10

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

Lollypop 0.9.109 Gnome Media Player released, Install on Ubuntu 16.04

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

Wine 1.9.12 released with fix to Dragon Age 2 demo sound

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

How to install VidMasta 21.6 Movie App on Ubuntu 16.04

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

How to install Atom 1.8.0 Text Editor on Ubuntu 16.04

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

How to install LibreCAD 2.1.0 on Ubuntu 16.04

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

ImageMagick 7.0.1-10 released, Install on Ubuntu 16.04

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

How to install Visual Studio Code 1.2 on Ubuntu 16.04

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

How to install RemoteBox 2.1 tool on Ubuntu 16.04

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

How to install Android Studio 2.1.2 on Ubuntu 16.04

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

Vivaldi 1.2 released with editable mouse gestures

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

How to Install Fotoxx 16.06 Photo Editor on Ubuntu 16.04

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

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

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

Tor Browser 6.0 is released, Install on Ubuntu 16.04

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

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 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 PhotoFiltre LX 0.9 Demo Image Editor on Ubuntu 16.04

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

How to Install The Battle for Wesnoth 1.12.6 on Ubuntu 16.04

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

How To Install Dropbox 4.3.26 Beta Build on Ubuntu 16.04

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

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

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

How To Install Calibre 2.57 on Ubuntu 16.04 and Derivatives

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

How to Install Git 2.8.3 on Ubuntu 16.04 and other derivatives

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

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

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

How To Install cURL 7.49.0 on Ubuntu 16.04 and Derivatives

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

How To Install Krita 3.0 on Ubuntu 16.04

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

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

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

Vivaldi Snapshot 1.2.479.8 released with more keyboard shortcuts

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

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 Warsow 2.10 on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial

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

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

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

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

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

Install Vuze 5.7.2 BitTorrent Client on Ubuntu 16.04

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

Corebird 1.2.1 Twitter Client App released

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

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.

How to Install FlightGear 2016.2 on Ubuntu OS

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

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).

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.

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.

Google Chrome 50.0.2661.94 Officially released

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

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.

Ubuntu MATE 16.04 LTS released

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

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.

Budgie 10.2.5 released – How To Install Budgie Desktop

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

Vivaldi Snapshot 1.1.443.3 released with New tab options

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

SlowMoVideo – Open Source Slow Motion Video Creator

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

Cantata 2.1 Music Player released

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

Vivaldi Snapshot 1.0.403.17 comes with further fixes to saved sessions

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

Adobe Brackets 1.6 Open Source Text Editor released

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

Firefox 44.0.2 released with bugfix

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

Kodi 16.0 “Jarvis” Release Candidate 3 Out

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

HandBrake 0.10.3 Video Converter Tool released

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

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

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

Tor Browser 5.5.1 is released

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

Ubuntu Touch OTA-9 Is Officially Released

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

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.

Kernel 4.4 Finally Released with lots of Goodies

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

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.

Vivaldi Snapshot 1.0.357.5 – Major Chromium Upgrade

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

MATE Desktop 1.12.1 released as bug fix

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

Linux Kernel 4.3.3 / 4.2.8 / 4.1.15 released

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

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.

OpenSSL Vulnerabilities Critical Patch released by Canonical

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

Radio FM To Be Enabled on BQ Ubuntu Phones

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

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

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

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

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

FreeFileSync 7.7 Released with volume shadow copy fix

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Opera 34 Beta Build 34.0.2036.16 Browser released

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

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.

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.

Ubuntu Touch OTA-8 Update released for Ubuntu Phones

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

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

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

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

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

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 {{.

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.

Vivaldi Web Browser Snapshot 1.0.321.3 released – Improves Tab closing and extension fixes

Following the successful move of Vivaldi to Beta stage, Vivaldi recently released its first snaphot 1.0.321.3 of its free web browser packed with almost 50 bugs fixes and with further improvements with tab behaviour. The two key fixes that users were waiting for are: backspace once again navigates in history and several more popular extensions are now working correctly. Vivaldi Web Browser Snapshot 1.0.321.3 update: Tab closing The Tab Closing behaviour had been tweaked, so that tabs do not immediately resize.

Ubuntu Make 15.11.1 released and available for download

Didier Roche, the lead developer and creator of Ubuntu Make, has announced the immediate availability for download of Ubuntu Make 15.11.1 for all supported Ubuntu Linux operating systems, including Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf). Ubuntu Make 15.11.1 changelog: Added support for Netbeans IDE, with possibility of extension to support its flavours Add large and initial support for medium tests Add Rust support, installing the latest rust compiler and tools version.

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.

QupZilla 1.8.9 Web Browser released with new logo

QupZilla 1.8.9 recently released, is a new and very fast QtWebKit browser. It aims to be a lightweight web browser available through all major platforms. QupZilla has all standard functions you expect from a web browser. It includes bookmarks, history (both also in sidebar) and tabs. You can manage RSS feeds with an included RSS reader, block ads with a builtin AdBlock plugin, block Flash content with Click2Flash and edit the local CA Certificates database with an SSL Manager.

Ubuntu Touch OTA-8 Prepares for D-Day

An email was sent out by Canonical’s Łukasz Zemczak, with regards to Ubuntu Touch OTA-8 current status (Ubuntu Touch OTA-8 Prepares). As earlier reported, Canonical has been working a lot at Ubuntu Touch, the mobile version of Ubuntu lately. Unlike Android and iOS, Ubuntu Touch gets updated with regularity, Canonical being very focused on squashing bugs and adding improvements, so that the experience gets better and better with each update. According to Łukasz: As per the dates mentioned earlier, we are now in the middle of OTA-8 preparation.

Canonical to demo the power of Snappy Ubuntu Core on the Samsung ARM IoT

Canonical has just announced that it will be partnering with Samsung to showcase the power of Snappy Ubuntu Core on the Samsung ARM IoT (Samsung ARTIK 5 and ARTIK 10 modules) in this year’s ARM TechCon. The companies will demonstrate how combining Samsung ARTIK and snappy Ubuntu Core results in an easy-to-use development platform for internet-connected devices, enabling developers to lower costs and shorten their time to market. ARTIK is a family of modules tailored for the Internet of Things (IoT).

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.

MATE Desktop 1.12 released with improvement on Multi monitor support

MATE Desktop 1.12 Desktop Environment recently released, the continuation of GNOME 2. It provides an intuitive and attractive desktop environment using traditional metaphors for Linux and other Unix-like operating systems. MATE 1.12 changelog Fixes and improvements for GTK3 support across the entire MATE Desktop including GTK 3.18 support. Touchpad support is significantly improved and now features multi touch and natural scrolling. Multi monitor support has been improved so the display settings use output names and the revised UI lets you set the primary monitor.

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.

Ubuntu Software Center for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS will replaced

For those currently running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS codenamed Xenial Xerus, the popular Ubuntu Software Centre will no longer be available. This will be replaced with GNOME’sSoftware application based on current plans as the default and package management utility on the Unity 7-based desktop. New plugins will be created to support the Software Centre’s ratings, reviews and paid app features as a result of the switch. GNOME 3.18 stack will also be included in Ubuntu 16.

Tor Browser 5.0.4 is released with important security updates

Tor Browser 5.0.4 recently released, is based on Firefox ESR 31.7.0 and features important security updates to Firefox. In addition to this, Yan Zhu’s fix was included for not leaking the Referer header when leaving a .onion domain and are shipping an updated NoScript version. Tor Browser 5.0.4 changelog All Platforms Update Firefox to 38.4.0esr Update NoScript to 2.6.9.39 Update Torbutton to 1.9.3.5 Bug 9623: Spoof Referer when leaving a .

Mozilla Firefox 42.0 released, now offers Private Browsing with Tracking Protection

Mozilla Firefox 42.0 for desktop had been released and available for download and install. This latest release comes with various bugfix and some additional new features one of which is providing Private Browsing with Tracking Protection, which blocks certain Web elements that could be used to record your behavior across sites. Mozilla Firefox 42.0 changelog New: Private Browsing with Tracking Protection blocks certain Web elements that could be used to record your behavior across sites Control Center that contains site security and privacy controls Indicator added to tabs that play audio with one-click muting WebRTC improvements: IPV6 support Preferences for controlling ICE candidate generation and IP exposure Hooks for extensions to allow/deny createOffer/Answer Improved ability for applications to monitor and control which devices are used in getUserMedia Login Manager improvements: Improved heuristics to save usernames and passwords Edit and show all logins in line, Copy/Paste usernames/passwords from the Context menu Migration imports your passwords to Firefox from Google Chrome for Windows and Internet Explorer; import anytime from the Login Manager Changed: HTML5 Improved performance on interactive websites that trigger a lot of restyles Implemented ES6 Reflect Support ImageBitmap and createImageBitmap() Media Source Extension for HTML5 video available for all sites DEVELOPER Remote website debugging over WiFi (no USB cable or ADB needed) View HTML source in a tab Asynchronous call stacks now allow web developers to follow the code flow through setTimeout, DOM event handlers, and Promise handlers.

Ubuntu Touch OTA-8 Update Will Bring External Monitor Support, Better Mouse Integration And Other Changes

As you may know, Canonical has been working a lot at Ubuntu Touch, the mobile version of Ubuntu lately. Unlike Android and iOS, Ubuntu Touch gets updated with regularity, Canonical being very focused on squashing bugs and adding improvements, so that the experience gets better and better with each update. With 7 Updates already released, Ubuntu Touch OTA-8 is under works right now, coming with interesting new features, convergence improvements and bug-fixes.

GNOME 3.19.1 released

Javier Jardón recently announced the release of Gnome 3.19.1. This latest release has led to development work beginning on the next GNOME release, GNOME 3.20. Gnome 3.19.1 comes with a number of new features, Various UI improvements and bugfixes since release 3.18.1. Preview of some changes since v3.18.1 Bugfix: Use OAuth2 for Google sources – Evolution-Data-Server Bugfix : Explicitly link required libraries for gnome-calculator and gcalcmd binaries – gnome-calculator Respect text-scaling factor under wayland – gnome-shell Show the Bluetooth submenu when there were setup devices – gnome-shell Fix some theme issues – gnome-shell-extensions gtksourceview New class: GtkSourceTag with a draw-spaces property Drop build dependency on intltool, use upstream gettext and ITS Tool instead Completion windows: don’t add space for scrollbars Do not show undo/redo in context menu if undo/redo is disabled Bracket matching: several bug fixes, unit tests written, code simplified Other small code improvements

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.

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

The Final Version of Ubuntu 15.10 Will Be Using Kernel 4.2

As you may know, Canonical is releasing a new Ubuntu system twice a year, in April and October. With Ubuntu 15.04 Trusty Tahr already released, the developers are working hard at getting Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf ready. Since the development cycle is coming to an end, the operating system has reached its Kernel freeze, meaning that only kernel bug-fixes will be implemented until Ubuntu Wily gets officially released. Canonical has decided to use Kernel 4.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS released‏ with updated kernel and X stack

The Ubuntu team recently announced the release of Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS (Long-Term Support) for its Desktop, Server, Cloud, and Core products, as well as other flavours of Ubuntu with long-term support. This release contains an updated kernel and X stack for new installations to support a wider variety of new hardware across all supported architectures, not just x86. Package Updates: Linux kernel 3.19 By default, the 14.04.3 point release will ship with a newer 3.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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)

Pixelitor 3.1.1 Image Editor released

Pixelitor 3.1.1 recently released, is a free and open source image editing software that supports layers, image effects, multiple undo etc. Currently its main strength lies in the more than 70 image filters and color adjustments, some of which are unique. Pixelitor changelog from v3.1.0 Clone Tool: new scale, rotate and mirror options Smudge Tool: soft brush option Pixel grid is disabled by default (see View/Show Pixel Grid) More angle settings for shape brushes Minor bugfixes and UI improvements New tool: Smudge Clone Tool: soft brush option “Random Filter” maintains history, and has “Back” and “Forward” buttons to navigate it A generic “Shape” brush type (instead of the “Heart” brush), with settings New filter: “Channel to Transparency” Minor bugfixes Install Pixelitor 3.

Elasticsearch 1.6.0 based on Lucene 4.10.4 released

Elasticsearch 1.6.0 based on Lucene 4.10.4 recently released, is a distributed, open source search and analytics engine, designed for horizontal scalability, reliability, and easy management. It combines the speed of search with the power of analytics via a sophisticated, developer-friendly query language covering structured, unstructured, and time-series data. Elasticsearch 1.6.0 changelog Breaking Changes Benchmark: Benchmark api: removed leftovers Highlighting: Wildcard field names in highlighting should only return fields that can be highlighted Network: Remove unsafe options Snapshot/Restore: Fix FSRepository location configuration New features Logging: Add ability to specify a SizeBasedTriggeringPolicy for log configuration Mapping: Bring back numeric_resolution REST: API: Add response filtering with filter_path parameter Recovery: Synced flush backport Move index sealing terminology to synced flush Seal indices for faster recovery Scripting: Add support for fine-grained settings Search: Validate API: provide more verbose explanation Settings: Add ability to prompt for selected settings on startup bootstrap.

The Aquaris E5 Ubuntu Edition has now landed

The Ubuntu team have just announced the availability of the second batch of Ubuntu Phone, the BQ Aquaris E5 HD Ubuntu Edition. This release is available for pre-order in Europe from BQ’s website. Early this year, the first sets of BQ Aquaris E5 Ubuntu phones where made available and that ran out so quickly. According to info on website, this latest Ubuntu phone will only be available in the Unión Europea, Norway and Switzerland.

Upgrade to Gnome 3.16 in Ubuntu 15.04

Earlier in March this year, Gnome 3.16 stable version was released, but this version of Gnome was not made available for Ubuntu 15.04. Upgrading to Gnome 3.16 on Ubuntu 15.04 is currently possible but not recommended as you may likely run into issues since this release is largely untested fully. So ONLY do this if you really want to give it a try and ONLY on Ubuntu 15.04. Upgrade Gnome 3.

How to Install Ubuntu on your Dell PC

This is a quick tutorial on how to install Ubuntu OS on your Dell desktop machine. As we know, Ubuntu is a Debian-based Linux operating system, with Unity as its default desktop environment. It is based on free software and named after the Southern African philosophy of ubuntu. 1. First check if your Dell model has been tested and supported by by Canonical 2. Insert the Ubuntu disk into your DVD drive or connect your Bootable USB into a port on the system.

Everpad 2.15.8 now available for Ubuntu 15.04

Everpad 2.15.8 which was release awhile back, is now available for install on Ubuntu 15.04 via its PPA repository. Everpad as we know is the Linux client equivalent for Evernote available only in Windows. It works great and is fully integrated with Ubuntu Unity lens, indicator applet and unity launcher. The client Linux client supports notes, tags, notebooks, resources and places. Everpad Evernote client is well integrated with Linux desktop and the Everpad Client has:

qBittorrent 3.2.0 released with lots of new features

qBittorrent 3.2.0 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 3.2.0 changelog FEATURE: Show actual protocol for listen success/failure in the log. Needs libtorrent v1.0.0 (Gelmir) FEATURE: Support per tracker re-announce.

Firefox 38.0.1 released

Firefox 38.0.1 for desktop had been released and available for download and install. This latest release comes with additional issues been fixed, one of which is Users who import cookies from Google Chrome can end up with broken websites. Firefox 38.0.1 changelog Systems with first generation NVidia Optimus graphics cards may crash on start-up Users who import cookies from Google Chrome can end up with broken websites Large animated images may fail to play and may stop other images from loading WebRTC H264 video streams from CiscoSpark native clients are not decoded correctly.

Visual Studio Code released for Linux, Mac OSX and Windows

Visual Studio Code 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. Visual Studio Code includes built-in support for always-on IntelliSense code completion, richer semantic code understanding and navigation, and code refactoring. In the Preview, Code includes enriched built-in support for ASP.

MPV 0.9.1 Media Player released

MPV 0.9.1 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 0.9.1 changelog Changes mpv’s IRC channel moved from #mpv-player to #mpv on chat.

Telegram Desktop 0.8.11 Messaging app released

Telegram Desktop 0.8.11 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 Features Connect from most remote locations Coordinate groups of up to 200 members Synchronize your chats across all your devices Send documents of any type Encrypt personal and business secrets Destruct your messages with a timer Store your media in the cloud Build your own tools on our API Enjoy feedback from your customers Telegram messages are heavily encrypted and can self-destruct.

Ubuntu 15.04 “Vivid Vervet” released‏ with switch from upstart to systemd

Ubuntu 15.04 codenamed “Vivid Vervet”, had just been released today. One of the key changes in this latest version is the switch from upstart to systemd as the default for managing boot and system service startup. Under the hood, there have been updates to many core packages, including a new 3.19-based kernel, a new glibc, and much more. Ubuntu 15.04 updates Ubuntu Desktop has seen incremental improvements, with newer versions of GTK and Qt, updates to major packages like Firefox and LibreOffice, and stability improvements to Unity.

Cinnamon 2.4.8 updates out

Cinnamon 2.4.8 is now available for install / update. Cinnamon is a Linux desktop which provides advanced innovative features and featuring a traditional layout, built from modern technology for user experience. This latest update comes with a number of fixes and changes: cinnamon Fixed wrong week number in calendar applet Background slideshow: use os.execvp instead of os.system to keep cinnamon-slideshow from having child processes Update xlet stylesheet as well on “Alt+F2 rt” Added missing tooltip for Keybinding xlet widgets Fixed a memory leak Tweaked how the panel icon is used to prevent occasionally getting an oversized icons when restarting cinnamon or changing cinnamon themes Applet.

Sync your Speed Dial entries and open tabs in Opera 29 beta

Opera 29 beta was recently released, this release now allows you to easily sync your Speed Dial entries and open tabs between different devices. You can assign your own keyboard shortcuts. An audio indicator was also added to help you find which tab is blasting sound. Opera 29 Beta changelog Sync Speed Dial entries and open tabs See open tabs from your other devices directly from the start page.

OpenTTD 1.5.0 Transport Tycoon Deluxe game released

OpenTTD 1.5.0 recently released, is an open source simulation game based upon the popular Microprose game “Transport Tycoon Deluxe“, written by Chris Sawyer. It attempts to mimic the original game as closely as possible while extending it with lots of new features and enhancements. This latest released comes with higher mountains than you have ever seen before, a better UI for high resolution screens, and a much more rural intro screen.

Tor Browser 4.0.8 released

Mike Perry announced the release of Tor Browser 4.0.8, a new stable release by the Tor Browser team. This version is exactly the same as 4.0.7, which was briefly advertised to users last week but then withdrawn because a bug would have caused it to endlessly recommend updating. This release includes Tor 0.2.5.12, which fixes the recent onion service and client crash bugs. Both 4.0.7 and 4.0.8 contain an update to the included Tor software, to fix two crash bugs in the version of the Tor software included prior to 4.

MATE 1.10.0 Desktop Environment released

MATE 1.10.0 Desktop Environment recently released, is one of the most lightweight and appreciated open source desktop environments used in numerous distributions of Linux, including Ubuntu MATE and Linux Mint, has reached today version 1.10.0, a released that introduces several new features and a great. MATE 1.10.0 changelog Turn MateRRScreen, GnomeRRConfig and GnomeOutputInfo into a GObject Add gobject introspection Many RANDR fixes interface: add automatic-mnemonics key for Gtk xsetting use GDK_WINDOW_XID for inter-GTK compatibility Updated mpaste for website change Added org.

DB Browser for SQLite 3.5.0 released with support for encrypted databases

SQLite 3.5.0 Database Browser recently released, is a visual tool used to create, design and edit database files compatible with SQLite. One of the major improvements in this release, is support for encrypted databases (for MacOS X and Linux only, not Windows yet). This is done using the SQLCipher encryption library. SQLite Database Browser 3.5.0 update Enhancements I18N – Simplified Chinese language support Add tooltip for all table items Remember CSV export options Distinguish Save and Save As when saving SQL files in the Execute SQL tab Add support for compiling on OS/2 Add two buttons to navigate to the head and the tail Compatibility with shadow build Support Indices without sorting – FreeBSD Port Enhancements with progress, though more still needs to be done Open Encrypted Database Add full support for tables without rowid NULL field values are not highlighted Ability to change language Bug fixes Foreign Key in Edit Create Table CSV export bug – Fields aren’t automatically quoted when separator character is present in the data [feature request]”Execute SQL”: clear output if query returns nothing Export to SQL INT Datatype Expression Crash when opening db without rowid and composite primary key Database Structure view: wrong parsing of CHECK constraints tests: fix QCoreApplication parameters Other notes The Windows release uses SQLite v3.

GNOME 3.16 released with Nautilus Enhancements

GNOME 3.16 is the latest version of GNOME 3, and is the result of six months’ work by the GNOME project. It includes major new features, as well as a large number of smaller improvements and enhancements. The release incorporates 33525 changes, made by approximately 1043 contributors. New features and improvements being introduced in GNOME 3.16 include: Notifications Reimagined GNOME 3’s notifications system has been overhauled for 3.

Skrooge 1.11 personal finance management tool released

Skrooge 1.11 recently released, is a free management tool that allows you to manage your personal finances, and its powered by KDE 4.x. Thanks to its many features, it is one of the most powerful way to enter, follow, and analyze your expenses. Skrooge can run on many platforms, including of course linux, BSD, Solaris, but also on Mac OS, and possibly on Windows. Skrooge 1.11 chnagelog Correction bug 341020: End of text in lineedit hides under the “clear” icon button Correction bug 341450: Empty skg_bill.

Notepadqq 0.46.0 released

Notepadqq 0.46.0 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.

Audacious 3.6.1 Advanced Audio Player released

Audacious 3.6.1 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.

BleachBit 1.6 an alternative to CCleaner released for Linux

BleachBit 1.6 which is the latest release, helps deletes unnecessary files to free valuable disk space, maintain privacy, and “remove junk. Rid your system of old clutter including cache, Internet history, temporary files, cookies, and broken shortcuts. BleachBit 1.6 fixes important bug for Google Chrome, Windows, and KDE, and it better cleans Google Chrome and Firefox. Beyond simply erasing junk files, BleachBit wipes free disk space (to hide previously deleted files for privacy and to dramatically improve compression of disk images), vacuums Firefox databases (to improve performance without deleting data), and securely shreds arbitrary files.

Calligra 2.9.2 Released

The Calligra team has released Calligra 2.9.2, which is the bugfix release of the Calligra Suite, Calligra Active and the Calligra Office Engine. Updating the software is recommended to everybody. This release addresses some important fixes. General Re-enable Review and References features that were disabled by mistake Fix crash after showing “Insert Bibliography” second time Fix bug “Can’t change footnotes style” Do not crash when reducing number of columns on page Do not crash after selecting more than one table and pressing Ctrl+C Kexi General: Fix error when configuring Calligra (related to the Marble maps component) Forms & Table views: Make combo-boxes in table and form views show just one column Fix displaying records in data aware combo boxes Forms: Fix crash when removing elements in the object tree Krita Don’t show the zoom level on-canvas message while loadidng Fix initialization of the multi-brush axis Add some more kickstarter backers to the about box Fix memory leak when loading presets (and a bunch more memory leaks) Fix crashes related to progress reporting when running a g’mic action Add a toggle button to hide/show the filter selection tree in the filter dialog Fix a focus bug that made it hard to edit e.

Wine 1.7.40 released with support for kernel, MSI patches

Wine 1.7.40 which was released a week ago, comes various bug fixes including support for for kernel job objects and MSI patches. Wine (Wine Is Not An Emulator) as we already know is a software for running Windows applications on Linux machines. Wine 1.7.40 changelog Various fixes to the ListView control. Better support for OOB data in Windows Sockets. Support for DIB images in the OLE data cache.

Tor Browser 4.0.6 released

Mike Perry announced the release of Tor Browser 4.0.6 which contains updates to Firefox, meek, and OpenSSL; it is also the last release planned to run on 32-bit Apple hardware. If you have a 64-bit Mac and are running Mac OS X 10.8, you can expect to be automatically upgraded to Tor Browser 4.5, optimized for your hardware, later this month. If you are running OS X 10.6 or 10.7, however, you will need to update manually once that version of Tor Browser is released.

Firefox 37.0.1 released

Firefox 37.0.1 for desktop had been released and available for download and install. This latest release comes with additional issues been fixed, one of which is Certificate verification bypass through the HTTP/2 Alt-Svc header and Loading privileged content through Reader mode. Other various bug fixes includes Windows can retain access to privileged content on navigation to unprivileged pages PRNG weakness allows for DNS poisoning on Android Same-origin bypass through anchor navigation Use-after-free due to type confusion flaws Memory corruption crashes in Off Main Thread Compositing CORS requests should not follow 30x redirections after preflight Incorrect memory management for simple-type arrays in WebRTC Cursor clickjacking with flash and images Out of bounds read in QCMS library resource:// documents can load privileged pages Add-on lightweight theme installation approval bypassed through MITM attack Use-after-free when using the Fluendo MP3 GStreamer plugin Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (rv:37.

Sublime Text 3 Build 3083 released

Sublime Text 3 build 3083 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 2.1 now ported to new Qt Libraries

Kadu 2.1 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. Kadu 2 is second version released with new versioning scheme. In this version Qt libraries have been updated from 4.x series to 5.x. New dependency injection library – Injeqt – is used in core and plugin. A lot of bugs has been fixed.

PyCharm 4.0.6 bug-fix update released

PyCharm 4.0.6 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 4.0.6 updates AssertionError in completeTaskWhichFailToAcquireReadAction when running global inspections Issue with Django ORM inspection for reverse lookup of foreign keys ManyToManyField related object methods Incremental search on a non-project triggers ‘Non-project files access’ dialog when it shouldn’t Refactoring Events for Rename Local Variable - Name before refactoring HTML indentation broken when Jinja tags are used Structure View for Jinja HTML file shows nothing findElementAt behavior has changed in IDEA 14 Shelf fails completely if one of patches couldn’t be parsed PyCharm comes in 2 editions, Professional Edition which is a paid edition and Community Edition which is free.

Install MyPaint 1.1 on Ubuntu OS

MyPaint 1.1 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.

Deluge 1.3.11 released with bug fixes for GTKUI, WebUI and SSL protocol usage

Deluge 1.3.11 which was released late last year, 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, WebUI and SSL protocol usage and for Windows users this release should fix the “parameter is incorrect” and related errors due to compatibility with libtorrent 0.

Cantata 1.5.2 Music Player released

Cantata 1.5.2 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 Fix Ubuntu Touch builds. When refreshing search menu, clear items first!

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.

Wine 1.7.39 released with support for DirectX Media Objects

Wine 1.7.39 which was released a week ago, comes various bug fixes including support for Media Objects filters and WinMM joystick support on Mac OS X. Wine (Wine Is Not An Emulator) as we already know is a software for running Windows applications on Linux machines. Wine 1.7.39 changelog Kerning support in DirectWrite. Better support for animated GIFs in GdiPlus. Improved support for Known Folders in Shell32.

Install ClassicMenu Indicator on Ubuntu OS

ClassicMenu Indicator is a notification area applet (application indicator) for the top panel of Ubuntu’s Unity desktop environment. It provides a simple way to get a classic GNOME-style application menu for those who prefer this over the Unity dash menu. Like the classic GNOME menu, it includes Wine games and applications if you have those installed. ClassicMenu Indicator 0.09-1 added ‘python-xdg’ as a dependency replaced build-deb ‘python-all’ with ‘python’ This application is available from the PPA (“Personal Package Archive”) ppa:diesch/testing for all current versions of Ubuntu.

Tweak Unity with Unsettings 0.09 on Ubuntu OS

Unsettings 0.09 recently released, is a graphical configuration program for the Unity desktop environment that lets you change some oft the Unity settings. Unsettings can only change your users’s settings, you can’t use it to change global settings or do anything else that needs root privileges. You can use Unsettings to change the themes for GTK, window manager, icons and cursors. But it doesn’t support the installation of new themes. With Unsettings you can switch off the global menu and the overlay scrollbars used in Unity.

Krita 2.9.1 Paint App released

Krita 2.9.1 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 is the first bugfix release for Kitra 2.9. Krita 2.9.1 changelog Fix the outline cursor on CentOS 6.5 Update G’Mic to the very latest version (but the problems on Windows are still not resolved) Improve the layout of the filter layer/⁠mask dialog’s filter selector Fix the layout of the pattern selector for fill layers Remove the dependency of QtUiTools, which means that no matter whether the version Qt installed and the version Qt Krita was built agast differ, the layer metadata editors work Fix a bug that happened when switching between workspaces Fix bug 339357: the time dynamic didn’t start reliably Fix bug 344862: a crash when opening a new view with a tablet stylus Fix bug 344884: a crash when selecting too small a scale for a brush texture Fix bug 344790: don’t crash when resizing a brush while drawing Fix setting the toolbox to only one icon wide Fix bug 344478: random crash when using liquify Fix bug 344346: Fix artefacts in fill layers when too many parallel updates happened Fix bug 184746: merging two vector layers now creates a vector layer instead of rendering the vectors to pixels Add an option to disable the on-canvas notification messages (for some people, they slow down drawing) Fix bug 344243: make the preset editor visible in all circumstances Install Krita 2.

nginx 1.7.10 released

nginx 1.7.10 [engine x] released last month, is an HTTP and reverse proxy server, as well as a mail proxy server, written by Igor Sysoev. According to Netcraft, nginx served or proxied 21.21% busiest sites in February 2015. nginx 1.7.10 changelog Feature: the “use_temp_path” parameter of the “proxy_cache_path”, “fastcgi_cache_path”, “scgi_cache_path”, and “uwsgi_cache_path” directives Feature: the $upstream_header_time variable Workaround: now on disk overflow nginx tries to write error logs once a second only Bugfix: the “try_files” directive did not ignore normal files while testing directories Bugfix: alerts “sendfile() failed” if the “sendfile” directive was used on OS X; the bug had appeared in 1.

Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx) reaches End of Life on April 30 2015

Ubuntu has just announced its Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx) released almost 5 years ago, on April 29, 2010 will no longer be supported after April 30, 2015. As with the earlier LTS releases, Ubuntu committed to ongoing security and critical fixes for a period of 5 years. The support period is now nearing its end and Ubuntu 10.04 will reach end of life on Thursday, April 30th. At that time, Ubuntu Security Notices will no longer include information or updated packages for Ubuntu 10.

OwnCloud Desktop Client 1.8 released

ownCloud Desktop Client 1.8 recently released, is what brings the files from your cloud seamless to your desktop. You can pick any number of local and remote folders and keep them in sync, ensuring you always have the latest version at hand. The previous desktop client release introduced the ability to except specific files or folders from syncing and to show the sync state with emblems on icons in the most popular file managers on Windows, Linux and Mac.

HHVM 3.6.0 Virtual Machine for HACK released

HHVM 3.6.0 recently released, is an open-source virtual machine designed for executing programs written inHack and PHP. HHVM 3.6 comes with lots of new goodies. In particular, many new Async features are now available by default including AsyncMySQL andMCRouter (memcache) support. Combined with existing support for asynchronous cURL, applications are now ready to deeply parallelize many common forms of costly data access. HHVM 3.6 changelog Release the async mysql extension Release an async MCRouter extension FastCGI largely re-written; should fix several rare crashes Make sure that C++ method signatures match the HNI Make the typechecker be as strict about XHP classes as other classes.

Monitorix 3.7.0 released

Monitorix 3.7.0 recently released, is a free, open source, lightweight system monitoring tool designed to monitor as many services and system resources as possible. It has been created to be used under production Linux/UNIX servers, but due to its simplicity and small size can be used on embedded devices as well. Monitorix 3.7.0 Updates Added a complete statistical VerliHub (verlihub) graph Added a complete graph for Varnish proxy cache Improved ‘port’ option documentation of the Nginx graph in the man page of monitorix.

0 A.D. Alpha 18 Rhododactylos released

Wildfire Games, an international group of volunteer game developers, has announced the release of “0 A.D. Alpha 18 Rhododactylos“, the eighteenth alpha version of 0 A.D., a free, open-source game of ancient warfare. This alpha features improved performance, an in-game technology tree, a new map type (“Nomad”) and more. 0 A.D. Alpha 18 Rhododactylos changelog Top New Gameplay Features in This Release Nomad Game Mode: Players start with only some citizen soldiers and female citizens, and no civil center, and must build a base from scratch.

How to install Syncthing 0.10.27 recently released

Syncthing 0.10.27 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.

Install PhotoCollage 1.3 a Photo Collage Posters

PhotoCollage 1.3 recently released, allows you to create photo collage posters. It assembles the input photographs it is given to generate a big poster. Photos are automatically arranged to fill the whole poster, then you can change the final layout, dimensions, border or swap photos in the generated grid. Eventually the final poster image can we saved in any size. The algorithm generates random layouts that place photos while taking advantage of all free space.

Sync your bookmarks with Opera 28

Opera 28 has just been released and this latest release allows you to sync bookmarks across computers, phones and tablets. Synchronization has been one of the top priorities on Opera’s feature list, and it’s been one of the most requested features. So, this release brings you a complete data-syncing experience, with new, improved synchronization feature. How to sync bookmarks Bookmark synchronization is available on Opera for computers, Opera Mini for iOS and Opera for Android.

SeaMonkey 2.33 released with HTML5 support

The SeaMonkey project has announced the release of SeaMonkey 2.33 browser. This release built on the same Mozilla platform as the newest Firefox release, it delivers the latest developments in web technologies such as HTML5, hardware acceleration and improved JavaScript speed. SeaMonkey 2.33 is available in 26 languages, for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. Most notably, this release features for the first time: Security notification bars now feature tracking controls.

Monkey HTTP Server v1.5.6 released

Monkey HTTP Server v1.5.6 recently released, is a lightweight and powerful web server and development stack for GNU/Linux. It has been designed to be very scalable with low memory and CPU consumption, the perfect solution for embedded devices. Made for ARM, x86 and x64. Monkey HTTP Server v1.5.6 changelog Scheduler: fix wrong handling of incoming queue data. String: performance improvement converting uint64_t to string (4x). Kernel: disable TCP_AUTOCORKING feature.

Vivaldi Tech Preview 2 Web Browser released

Vivaldi Tech Preview 2 recently released, is a freeware web browser developed by Vivaldi Technologies – creators of Opera browser. The project’s slogan is “A new browser for our friends“, and the browser is aimed at hardcore technologists, heavy internet users, and previous Opera browser users disgruntled by Opera’s transition from the Presto engine to Blink, which removed many popular features. Vivaldi Tech Preview 2 changelog Bookmarks bar So what’s different about our Bookmarks bar?

Install RawTherapee 4.2 on Ubuntu OS

RawTherapee 4.2 which was released late last year, is an advanced program for developing raw photos and for processing non-raw photos. It is non-destructive, makes use of OpenMP, supports all the cameras supported by dcraw and carries out its calculations in a high precision 32bit floating point engine. RawTherapee supports JPEG, PNG, and TIFF as output format for processed photos. RawTherapee 4.2 changelog RawTherapee-4.2 includes many speed, precision, stability and memory usage optimizations.

Fotoxx 15.03.1 Photo Editor released

Fotoxx 15.03.1 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 15.03 changelog The Spanish and Catalan translations were updated Portuguese translation updated. Bugfix: Mashup: recover lost fine-positioning via keyboard arrow keys. Bugfix: Mashup: lock menus to avoid crash from unconventional user action.

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.

FlightGear 3.4 Flight Simulator released

The FlightGear development team has just released FlightGear 3.4. FlightGear is a free, open-source flight simulator. This new version contains many exciting new features, enhancements and bugfixes. Highlights in this release include frame-rate improvements on some systems, reduced memory usage and enhancements to the built-in web server. FlightGear 3.4 changelog Performance Improved frame-rates on some systems from more efficient use of Uniforms Reduced memory occupancy for scenery tiles AI models are now rendered based on display size rather than range AI/MP models may now define objects as being part of the interior, which will not be rendered at large distances Usability Built-in web server now includes a moving map, a screenshot grabber, and supports SVG-based panels In-application launcher for Mac, based on Qt5 Graphics Improved rendering of runway and other lights under ALS Landing and spotlight support for ALS Scenery Improved materials XML format making customer material definition easier Procedural rock material definition JSBSim Synchronization with latest JSBSim Highlighted new and improved aircraft Extra EA-500 North American P-51D Mustang Cessna Citation II F-14b Other Firewall exceptions are automatically added during setup on Windows systems Aircraft moved to a SVN repository.

EasyTAG 2.2.6 released

EasyTAG 2.2.6 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 2.2.6 changelog Fix crash when saving FLAC tags Fix more CDDB search dialog memory leaks Fix memory leaks when loading and saving Speex and Ogg files Fix a crash when renaming files Fix Ctrl-clicking to toggle file selection Fix stripping the disc number from ID3v2.

Lollypop 0.9.1 GNOME Music Player released

Lollypop 0.9.1 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. Ubuntu user need to install Gtk 3.12 and Adwaita icons 3.14 for better experience. According to the developer, Lollypop 0.9.1 is purely a bug fix release.

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.

Bomi 0.9.3 Multimedia Player released

Bomi 0.9.3 recently released, is a multimedia player formerly known as CMPlayer, which is aimed for easy usage but also provides various powerful features and convenience functions. Bomi comes with an intuitive, user friendly interface, with unlimited playback history, and restoration. It also has support for hardware accelerated GPU decoding, dvd playback and image slide show. Bomi is based on mpv for Linux. Bomi 0.9.3 update New: display used encoding for subtitle file track in playinfo New: ‘–dump-api-tree’ and ‘–dump-action-list’ command line options New: JSON-RPC interface New: current deinterlacing method in playinfo New: options to set general font and fixed-width font New: ‘Window Remove Frame’ for frameless(borderless) window New: ‘Subtitle Subtitle Sync Bring Previous/Next Subtitle’ menu New: allow to map actions for left/right button click New: ask username and password on permission denied for smb:// New: ‘Subtitle Subtitle Scale’ menu to adjust font scale during playback New: ‘Subtitle Override ASS Style’ menu New: options to specify authentication info for samba New: configurable step for ‘move screen position’ New: ‘Video Zoom’ menu New: color adjustment for RGB channel New: video color editor dialog New: new skin ‘air’ New: ‘Est.

TeXstudio 2.9.0 LaTex Editor released

TeXstudio 2.9.0 recently released, is a fully featured integrated writing environment for creating LaTeX documents. The goal is to make writing LaTeX documents as easy and comfortable as possible. Some of the outstanding features of TeXstudio are an integrated pdf viewer with (almost) word-level synchronization, live inline preview, advanced syntax-highlighting, live checking of references, citations, latex commands, spelling and grammar TeXstudio 2.9.0 changelog   link overlays for urls close editor tab by pressing middle mouse button more standard shortcuts (in particular for OS X) support optional filename argument in txs:///view-pdf-internal add “expand/collapse all documents” to context menu of structure add tabulary support open correct log file if output filenames are changed due to “%& -job-name=targetfile” (note: changed pdf filename not yet supported) user-defined icons are now portable: if possible icon paths are stored relative to settings dir or application dir windowed pdf viewer now supports –no-focus argument improved detection of label name for “Insert \ref to Next Label” improved context detection for preview (multi-line math, cursor inside multi-char delimiter) improved search for texdoc location improved log parsing including support for LaTeX3 warnings and errors resize with soft line warp: keep vertical cursor position constant support .

Wireshark 1.12.4 released with new and updated Capture File Support

Wireshark 1.12.4 recently released, is a free, open source packet analyzer used for network troubleshooting, monitoring, analysis, software and communications protocol development. The latest release Wireshark 1.12.4 comes with a number of vulnerabilities & bug fixes, including new and updated Capture File Support – NetScaler, PacketLogger, and Pcapng. Wireshark 1.12.4 changelog RTP player crashes on decode of long call: BadAlloc (insufficient resources for operation) “Telephony→SCTP→Analyse This Association” crashes Wireshark on manufactured SCTP packet IPv6 Mobility Header Link Layer Address is parsed incorrectly DNS NXT RR is parsed incorrectly IPv6 AUTH mobility option parses Mobility SPI and Authentication Data incorrectly IPv6 Mobility Header Link-Layer Address Mobility Option is parsed incorrectly HTTP chunked response includes data beyond the chunked response.

Search In Files: A sneak peek at the next Notepadqq version

Notepadqq as we know 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.

Mozilla Firefox 36.0.1 released

Mozilla Firefox 36.0.1 for desktop had been released and available for download and install. This latest release comes with additional issues been fixed, one of which is the “Hello may become inactive until restart”. Other issues fixed in this release includes: Disable the usage of the ANY DNS query type Fixed a startup crash with EMET Hello may become inactive until restart Print preferences may not be preserved Hello contact tabs may not be visible Accept hostnames that include an underscore character (“_”) WebGL may use significant memory with Canvas2d Option -remote has been restored Fix a top crash See releasenotes for full details Install Mozilla Firefox 36.

Kodi 15.0 alpha 1 released

Kodi 15.0 alpha 1 which has just been released recently, was formerly known as XBMC. Kodi is an award-winning free media player and entertainment hub that can be installed on Linux, OSX, Windows, iOS, and Android. Kodi 14 Helix RC has recently been released, and this release comes with a lots of changes. Kodi 15.0 alpha 1 is the first public alpha release and it comes with following important changes: <ul style="text-align: justify;"> <li> Added adaptive seeking through audio and video playback, also know as “skip steps” </li> <li> Android HEVC H.

Darktable 1.6.3 released

Darktable 1.6.3 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 1.6.3 changelog Make camera import window transient Allow soft limits on radius Fix soft boundaries for black in exposure Change order of the profile/intent combo in export dialog Support read/write of chromaticities in EXR Allow to default to :memory: db in config Add mime handler for non-raw image file formats Improved lens model name detection for Sony SAL lenses Fix buffer overrun in SSE clipping loop for highlight handling Prevent exporting when an invalid export/storage is selected Hopefully last fix for aspect ratios in crop and rotate No tooltip when dragging in monochrome Install Darktable 1.

Krita 2.9 The Kickstarter released

Krita 2.9 recently released, is a robust, fast and flexible painting application that makes creating art from scratch or existing resources a fun and productive experience. 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. Krita 2.9 Kickstarter update Perspective – A simple, but powerful, cousin to the regular transform, with a vanishing point to precisely get the perspective right.

PlayOnLinux 4.2.6 released

PlayOnLinux 4.2.6 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 4.2.6 changelog Add a function to compute a hash of a POL_Wine_VersionSignature Wine Package Python version string extraction hardening POL_System_PartInfo APPROBATION thru mount filesystems point INSTEAD of device (Btrfs subvolumes compatibility) Modify bash / document_reader to pass extra arguments Unchanged Remove “skipped lines” messages When The debugger gets the focus back POL_Shortcut: do not overwrite $ binary logging to Improve mainwindow: make boxen alert child of the main window So They can not get lost behind –other windows Prevent POL_Download_Resource clobbering $ APP_ANSWER Critical error: wget throwing SSL error when Install Components uses wget Install PlayOnLinux 4.

VirtualBox 4.3.24 released

VirtualBox 4.3.24 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. This is a maintenance release. The following items were fixed and/or added: VMM: emulation fix for the ENTER instruction under certain conditions; fixes Solaris 10 guests (VT-x without unrestricted guest execution) VMM: fix for handling NMIs on Linux hosts with X2APIC enabled NAT/NAT Network: fix connection drops when the host’s DHCP lease was renewed NAT: don’t crash on an empty domain list when switching the DNS host configuration PXE: re-enable it on Windows hosts Shared Folders: fixed a problem with Windows guests Audio: improved record quality when using the DirectSound audio backend VBoxManage: when executing the controlvm command take care that the corresponding VM runtime changes are saved permanently Windows Installer: properly install the 32-bit version of VBoxRes.

Google Chrome 41.0.2272.76 stable released

The Chrome team have released a stable version of Google Chrome 41.0.2272.76 for Windows, Mac and Linux. Chrome 41.0.2272.76 contains a number of fixes and improvements, including – A number of new apps/extension APIs; Lots of under the hood changes for stability and performance. Google Chrome 41.0.2272.76 updates Prevent login as new user on disabled devices [net] Subtract timestamps to determine if uploading file changed. VP8Parser: Fix calculation of DCT partition sizes.

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 "

Entangle 0.6.1 Tethered Camera Control & Capture released

Entangle 0.6.1 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 built on top of libgphoto using GTK-3 for its interface. It is fully colour managed, auto-detecting system monitor profile and applying the necessary transforms when displaying images. Entangle 0.6.1 Changelog Require GTK = 3.4 Fix check for GIO package in configure Add missing icons to Makefile Follow freedesktop thumbnail standard storage location Refactor capture code to facilitate plugin script automation Fix bug causing plugin to be displayed more than once Make histogram height larger Strip trailing ‘2’ from widget labels to be more friendly Completely rewrite control panel display to show a small, user configurable subset from all the camera controls.

Tor Browser 4.0.4 released

A new release for the stable Tor Browser is available from the extended downloads page and also from the distribution directory. Tor Browser 4.0.4 is based on Firefox ESR 31.5.0, which features important security updates to Firefox. Additionally, it contains updates to NoScript, HTTPS-Everywhere, and OpenSSL (none of the OpenSSL advisories since OpenSSL 1.0.1i have affected Tor, but we decided to update to the latest 1.0.1 release anyway). Changelog since 4.

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.

DigiKam Software Collection 4.8.0 released

DigiKam Software Collection 4.8.0 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 release includes a new sets of bugs fixes from Maik Qualmann who maintain KDE4 version while KF5 port is under progress. digiKam 4.8.0 update Some BQM tools in a workflow don’t restore (all) parameters properly Lens Auto-Correction seems to prefer makernotes over Exif making fixing manual lenses impossible Image Quality Sorter doesn’t apply labels digiKam crash during marking photos in Persons/Tags view Geolocalisation not possible using google maps: “Malformated Url” Digikam won’t start: *** Error in `digikam’: realloc(): invalid pointer: 0x0000000000c14260 *** Tag Manager crashes when adding a new tag Tags from Windows Photo Gallery sometimes ignored digiKam sometimes shows the raw preview, sometimes the JPEG preview, depending on the position of the stars Rotating raw image sometimes results in the preview showing the photo rotated in the opposite direction Use digiKam with your keyboard, delete the wrong photos digiKam crashes when making panorama / boost FindQtSoap.

Apache HBase v1.0 released

The Apache Software Foundation has announced the release of Apache HBase v1.0. “Apache HBase v1.0 marks a major milestone in the project’s development,” said Michael Stack, Vice President of Apache HBase. “It is a monumental moment that the army of contributors who have made this possible should all be proud of. The result is a thing of collaborative beauty that also happens to power key, large-scale Internet platforms.“ Dubbed the “Hadoop Database“, HBase is used on top of Apache Hadoop and HDFS (Hadoop Distributed File System) for random, real-time read/write access for Big Data (billions of rows X millions of columns) across clusters of commodity hardware.

Gradle 2.3 Automation Tool released

Gradle 2.3 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. This release of Gradle 2.3 brings some nice new capabilities to dependency management and IDE support, as well as improvements to some core plugins. A long requested feature has been the ability to access metadata artifacts like ivy.

Foobnix 3.0.02 Music Player released

Foobnix 3.0.02 Music Player recently released is a light and functional music player for Linux and Windows. It support all popular formats, flac, lossless, CUE, 5000+ radios from box, online music for free. Last.fm and Vkontakte and more. Foobnix Main features CUE, wv and iso.wv support, probably the best among Linux music players Supports MP3, MP4, AAC, CD Audio, WMA, OGG, FLAC, WavPack, WAV, Musepack and many more formats 10-band equalizer with presets support Last.

Mozilla Firefox 36 released with support for HTML5 YouTube Playback

Mozilla Firefox 36 for desktop had been released and available for download and install. This latest release comes with support for the full HTTP/2 protocol. HTTP/2 enables a faster, more scalable, and more responsive web. Mozilla Firefox 36 update: New Pinned tiles on the new tab page can be synced Support for the full HTTP/2 protocol Locale added: Uzbek (uz) HTML5 Support for the ECMAScript 6 Symbol data type added unicode-range CSS descriptor implemented CSSOM-View scroll behavior implemented allowing smooth scrolling of content without custom libraries Fixed CSS gradients work on premultiplied colors Fix some unexpected logout from Facebook or Google after restart Various security fixes See releasenotes for full details Install Mozilla Firefox 36 on Ubuntu OS 32bit OS wget ftp.

Rust 1.0.0.alpha.2 Programing Language released

Steve Klabnik recently announced the release of Rust 1.0.0.alpha.2. Rust is a systems programming language pursuing the trifecta: safe, fast, and concurrent. This is a second alpha release, rather than a first beta release. The beta release will be six weeks from today, with the final coming six weeks after that. According to Steve Klabnik, they have managed to land almost all of the features previously expected for this cycle. The big headline here is that all major API revisions are finished: path and IO reform have landed.

Wine 1.7.37 released

Wine 1.7.37 has been released and this comes various bug fixes including support for typographic features in DirectWrite. Wine (Wine Is Not An Emulator) as we already know is a software for running Windows applications on Linux machines. Wine 1.7.37 update Interface change notifications. Support for the UTF-7 encoding. A number of graphical fixes for themed controls Wininet now implemented on top of Win32 sockets.

GNOME 3.15.90 with GNOME shell theme released

GNOME 3.15.90 is now available. This is the first beta release of the 3.15 development, and it is a big release. All of the big features that where been worked on have made it into this release, in more or less complete form. One notable change the new GNOME shell theme. Other introduced features includes: Redesigned notifications in GNOME shell Codec installation integrated in gnome-software Login screen on Wayland New UI in eog UI improvements in nautilus and many more.

Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS released

The Ubuntu team has just announced the release of Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS (Long-Term Support) for its Desktop, Server, Cloud, and Core products, as well as other flavours of Ubuntu with long-term support. The hardware enablement offering had been expanded since 12.04, and with 14.04.2, this point release contains an updated kernel and X stack for new installations to support new hardware across all our supported architectures, not just x86. As usual, this point release includes many updates, and updated installation media has been provided so that fewer updates will need to be downloaded after installation.

Atom 0.181 Hackable Editor released

Atom 0.181 just 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.

Unofficial Ubuntu AppStore released

Following the recent announcement of the availability of Ubuntu’s first mobile phone code-named Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition, Unofficial Ubuntu Appstore had been released. You can now browse, download, and search apps from the Ubuntu click appstore – appstore.bhdouglass.com. While this app uses the Ubuntu click appstore api, it caches images and data to be kind to the api. This app is currently designed to be deployed on OpenShift. The gear running the app needs to have the Nodejs and MongoDB cartridge setup.

Bomi 0.9.2 Multimedia Player released

Bomi 0.9.2 recently released, is a multimedia player formerly known as CMPlayer, which is aimed for easy usage but also provides various powerful features and convenience functions. Bomi comes with an intuitive, user friendly interface, with unlimited playback history, and restoration. It also has support for hardware accelerated GPU decoding, dvd playback and image slide show. Bomi is based on mpv for Linux. Bomi 0.9.2 update New: new skin ‘native’ which supports native look & feel New: display time on mouse position changed over time slider (#221) Fix: chapter marker was not visible in GaN Fix: some menu checked state was not restored on start up Fix: set current window style when preferences opended Fix: restore maximized state from fullscreen Fix: bring back compatibility for C++14 compiler with non C++14 libstdc++ Fix: memory leak in reply for async request Fix: crash on deselecting subtitle Fix: couldn’t select tracks in paused state Fix: restore maximized/fullscreen state on start up Fix: show Close button instead of Cancel in preferences dialog Install Bomi 0.

VirtualBox 4.3.22 Build 98236 released

VirtualBox 4.3.22 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. This release is a maintenance release and addresses the followings: VMM: refined measurement of TSC frequency on the host, improves timekeeping for guests VMM: decreased CPU load resulting from guest MMIO writes to the virtual APIC VMM: fixed interception of debug exceptions, observed while using the dbx debugger on Solaris guests (VT-x only) GUI: 3D overlay window positioning code improved, fixed potential misplacement of 3D accelerated guest graphics content GUI: fixed accident SSL authentication failures during update check on Windows hosts GUI: never send the “ACPI power” keyboard scancode to the guest, we have the ACPI power button for that GUI: was unable to properly restore seamless mode VM from snapshot/saved-state under some circumstances see change log for full details

Change your Ubuntu Folder color

If you desire to have a better visual layout of your Ubuntu folder directories, then Folder Color is what you need. Folder Color is an open-source application that allows users to easily color or change the color of their folder icons. This was initially used in Nautilus but now also added to the default repoitory for Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet. Folder Color supports the following file browsers Nautilus, Nemo & Caja in these desktops: Unity, GNOME, Cinnamon, & MATE You can choose the color or emblem of a folder from a predefined color templates Change the color of a folder with just a right click!

Wine 1.7.36 released

Wine 1.7.36 has been released and this comes various bug fixes including support for typographic features in DirectWrite. Wine (Wine Is Not An Emulator) as we already know is a software for running Windows applications on Linux machines. Wine 1.7.36 update Some preliminary 64-bit support for Mac OS X. Support for configuring speakers in Winecfg. Improved support for Mac OS X Trash folder. Support for typographic features in DirectWrite.

First Ubuntu Phone available to purchase – Limited time only

I just got this email notification from the Ubuntu team that the first set of Ubuntu phones are now out and available for purchase but for only a limited time. The phone code-named Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition is currently going for 169.90 euros. So go grab your own copy right now. See details below: Introducing the first Ubuntu smartphone: the BQ Aquaris E45 Ubuntu Edition. Available to purchase for a limited time from 09:00-18:00 CET on Wednesday 11th February.

Audio Recorder 1.6.0 released

Audio Recorder 1.6.0 recently released, is an audio recorder application for the GNOME 3 and Ubuntu’s Unity Desktops. This amazing program allows you to record your favourite music and audio to a file. It can record audio from your system’s soundcard, microphones, browsers, webcams & more. Put simply; if it plays out of your loudspeakers you can record it. This can also record your Skype-calls automatically. Audio Recorder 1.6.0 update It has an advanced timer that can: Start, stop or pause recording at a given clock time.

Coulr 0.4.2.3 released

Coulr 0.4.2.3 recently released, is an application, tool primarily for developers and designers, and anyone else who needs to easily create their own color RBG, HSL, HSV using specific regulatory or areas (sliders or fields). It is written in C ++ and Qt, providing a color-box where -efkola- one can choose the color distributions wants. Lightweight and easy to use, is one of the more practical tools for the job that was created to do.

FileZilla 3.10.1.1 released

FileZilla Client 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. Runs on Windows, Linux, *BSD, Mac OS X and more, IPv6 support, Available in many languages, Supports resume and transfer of large files 4GB, Tabbed user interface, Powerful Site Manager and transfer queue, Bookmarks, Drag & drop support, Configurable transfer speed limits, Filename filters, Directory comparison, Network configuration wizard, Remote file editing, Keep-alive, HTTP/1.

Nvidia 340.76 Driver For Linux released

Nvidia team has announced the release of Nvidia 340.76 graphics driver for Linux-based operating systems has just been released this week and its available for download. This release comes with minor bugfixes. NVidia 340.76 Release Highlights Fixed a bug that caused frequent AMD-Vi page faults on systems with some AMD 8xx/9xx-series chipsets when used with some NVIDIA GPUs. Fixed a regression that could cause system crashes when terminating the X server on systems with an NVIDIA Quadro SDI Capture card installed.

Battle for Wesnoth 1.12.1 released

Wesnoth 1.12.1 is now available. This is a maintenance release for the stable 1.12.x series and, as such, it delivers an assortment of bug fixes and other improvements over version 1.12.0. The Battle for Wesnoth is a Free, turn-based tactical strategy game with a high fantasy theme, featuring both single-player, and online/hotseat multiplayer combat. Fight a desperate battle to reclaim the throne of Wesnoth, or take hand in any number of other adventures.

QupZilla 1.8.6 released

QupZilla 1.8.6 recently released, is a new and very fast QtWebKit browser. It aims to be a lightweight web browser available through all major platforms. QupZilla has all standard functions you expect from a web browser. It includes bookmarks, history (both also in sidebar) and tabs. You can manage RSS feeds with an included RSS reader, block ads with a builtin AdBlock plugin, block Flash content with Click2Flash and edit the local CA Certificates database with an SSL Manager.

Inkscape 0.91 released

The Inkscape community announces the release of Inkscape 0.91. Inkscape is an multi-platform, Open-Source Vector 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. This new version features faster and more accurate rendering, new and improved tools, as well as better and wider file-format support.

Darktable 1.6.2 released

Darktable 1.6.2 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. Please note that this release is a new stable point release, no big new features added. The general improvements made in this release are:

Apache HTTP Server 2.4.12 released

The Apache Software Foundation and the Apache HTTP Server Project are pleased to announce the release of Apache HTTP Server 2.4.12. This version of Apache is our 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. This version of httpd is a major release of the 2.

GitLab 7.7.2 and GitLab CI 5.4.2 Released

GitLab 7.7.2 and GitLab CI 5.4.2 had both been recently released. This release contains two security fixes, and its recommend everyone that uses protected branches, GitLab CI or LDAP to upgrade. GitLab 7.7.2 fixes: Security fix: Fix a bug where developers can push to a protected branch Fix an issue where a LDAP user can’t login with an existing GitLab account GitLab CI 5.4.2 contains a single security fix: Security fix: Fix a bug where a CI user can get the CI project token even if the user does not have access to the project Upgrading Omnibus-gitlab packages for GitLab 7.

Gerrit 2.10 Code Review Tool released

Gerrit is a web based code review system, facilitating online code reviews for projects using the Git version control system. Gerrit makes reviews easier by showing changes in a side-by-side display, and allowing inline comments to be added by any reviewer. Gerrit simplifies Git based project maintainership by permitting any authorized user to submit changes to the master Git repository, rather than requiring all approved changes to be merged in by hand by the project maintainer.

Keycloak 1.1.0 Final Released

The Keycloak team have just announced the release of Keycloak 1.1.0 Final. Keycloak is an integrated SSO and IDM for browser apps and RESTful web services. Built on top of the OAuth 2.0, Open ID Connect, JSON Web Token (JWT) and SAML 2.0 specifications. Keycloak has tight integration with a variety of platforms and has a HTTP security proxy service where we don’t have tight integration. Options are to deploy it with an existing app server, as a black-box appliance, or as an Openshift cloud service and/or cartridge.

OrientDB 2.0 released

After 6 months of Development and Testing, 400+ Issues resolved, 55 Pull Requests from the Community, 3 Milestones and 2 Release Candidates, Orient Technologies is thrilled to announced the final release of OrientDB 2.0! OrientDB 2.0 is much faster than 1.7 (many users notice a 40% performance improvement) and performs much better when distributed on multiple servers. The new Binary Protocol compresses the database size resulting in less space used on the File System and higher I/O throughput.

NSQ 0.3.1 Realtime Messaging Platform released

NSQ is a realtime distributed messaging platform designed to operate at scale, handling billions of messages per day. It promotes distributed and decentralized topologies without single points of failure, enabling fault tolerance and high availability coupled with a reliable message delivery guarantee. Features support distributed topologies with no SPOF horizontally scalable (no brokers, seamlessly add more nodes to the cluster) low-latency push based message delivery (performance) combination load-balanced and multicast style message routing excel at both streaming (high-throughput) and job oriented (low-throughput) workloads primarily in-memory (beyond a high-water mark messages are transparently kept on disk) runtime discovery service for consumers to find producers (nsqlookupd) transport layer security (TLS) data format agnostic few dependencies (easy to deploy) and a sane, bounded, default configuration simple TCP protocol supporting client libraries in any language HTTP interface for stats, admin actions, and producers (no client library needed to publish) integrates with statsd for realtime instrumentation robust cluster administration interface (nsqadmin) Release note Download NSQ 0.

Glide 3.5.0 Media Management Framework released

Glide is a fast and efficient open source media management framework for Android that wraps media decoding, memory and disk caching, and resource pooling into a simple and easy to use interface. Glide supports fetching, decoding, and displaying video stills, images, and animated GIFs. Glide includes a flexible api that allows developers to plug in to almost any network stack. By default Glide uses a custom HttpUrlConnection based stack, but also includes utility libraries plug in to Google’s Volley project or Square’s OkHttp library instead.

phpMyAdmin 4.3.8 released

phpMyAdmin 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 4.3.8 changelog Undefined constant PMA_DRIZZLE Wrongly positioned date-picker while Grid-Editing Forced ORDER BY for own sql statements Undefined property: stdClass::$version ‘only_db’ not working Error text: Internal Server Error Incorrect width table summary when favorite tables is disabled Nav tree error after filtering the tables Collapse all in navigation panel is sometimes broken Cannot navigate in filtered table list Database navigation menu broken when resolution/screen is changing Collation column missing in database list when DisableIS is true bug Undefined index central_columnswork bug Undefined index favorite_tables Install phpMyAdmin 4.

Wine 1.7.35 released

Wine 1.7.35 has been released and this comes various bug fixes including support for OpenGL core contexts, initial support for glyph placement in DirectWrite and some more WBEM objects. Wine (Wine Is Not An Emulator) as we already know is a software for running Windows applications on Linux machines. Wine 1.7.35 update Multiplayer crashes Heroes 4 Screen corruption in Evernote 1.1 3DMark 2001: Nature Test (#4) renders incorrectly around 40th second ProntoEdit NG 2.

Calibre 2.17 released with new reports tool

Calibre 2.17.0 had just been released and this release comes with a new reports tool that shows a summary of files, images, words, characters and styles used in the book. The reports tool is a great way to get an overview of the different parts of your book. Every line in the report is hot-linked, double clicking it jumps to the places in the book where that item is used. In addition to this, you can now add the ‘Manage Snippets’ action to the toolbar, for easy access.

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 !

SMPlayer 14.9.0.6672 released

SMPlayer 14.9.0.6672 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.

Pragha 1.3.2 Music Player released

Pragha is a free, open source lightweight Music Player for GNU/Linux, based on GTK+, SQLite, completely written in C, constructed to be fast, light, and simultaneously complete without obstructing your daily work. With gstreamer port added, Pragha has support for more audio files like asf, wma, mp4, m4a, MonkeyAudio and supports the Pulseaudio sound server. Also includes, a complete rewrite of the lastfm support, that adds the ability to identify as Pragha, love, unlove, append similar songs, append loved songs, etc.

QuiteRSS 0.17.4 released

QuiteRSS is an open-source RSS/Atom feed reader with the aim to make it quite fast and comfortable for user. QuiteRSS is written in Qt/С++, and available for Linux, Windows, OS X, OS/2. QuiteRSS comes with following features; Embedded browser (Webkit core), Feed and news filters: new, unread, starred, deleted (for news until restart application), User filters, Proxy configuration: automatic or manual, Feed import wizard: Search feed URL if site URL was entered, Adblock and many more QuiteRSS 0.

GNOME Pie 0.5.6 – Circular App Launcher released

Gnome Pie 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 0.5.6 update Transparency under Gnome 3.10+ Pie hotkeys start numbering with one (instead of zero, since the zero key is really hard to press) option windows are now resizable since they are too small with certain window managers (e.

Tor Browser 4.5a3 released

The third alpha release of the 4.5 series is available from the extended downloads page and also from the distribution directory. Tor Browser 4.5a3 is based on Firefox ESR 31.4.0, which features important security updates to Firefox. Its updater now contains the code for verifying signed update files and does not accept unsigned ones anymore. Moreover, this release includes an updated Tor, 0.2.6.2-alpha, an updated meek, 0.15, which is now working again, and a bunch of additional improvements and bugfixes.

Thunderbird 31.4.0 released

Thunderbird 31.4.0 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 31.4.0 key updates The previous issues with jp mac builds have now been fixed, and Thunderbird will no longer need to be run in 32-bit mode.

Plank 0.8.0 Dock released

Plank is a very simple and light weight dock bar to launch applications, but also very aesthetic. Its simplicity makes it very stable software. This project is the basis of the project Docky , a dock with more functionality. Plank dock is the default ElementaryOS, one based on Ubuntu (12.04) distribution. Plank / Docky does come in different unique themes Install Plank 0.8.0 on Ubuntu OS sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ricotz/docky sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install plank Uninstall Plank sudo add-apt-repository -r ppa:ricotz/docky sudo apt-get remove plank

Install Ubuntu Touch Music App 2.0 on Ubuntu 14.10

Mark Shuttleworth’s last year set himself target to achieving Convergence on all Ubuntu enabled devices. Convergence is an idea that there should be ONLY one operating system that runs on all devices. So your smart phone, tablet, PC, and TV would all run the same Operating System meaning apps designed to run on one device will also run on other devices as well and the design will adapt to the display being used.

LibreCAD 2.0.7 released

LibreCAD 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 is the first, major fixes for the year 2015: a serious command line regression since 2.0.6: keyboard Enter/Esc support, command line widget in a second screen, etc.

FFmpeg 2.5.3 released

FFmpeg 2.5.3 “Bohr” – 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. It includes libavcodec – the leading audio/video codec library. The most important new features are AVFoundation screen-grabbing support, animated WebP decoding support, and Animated PNG support. In addition, many exciting features for video streaming are also implemented, including MPEG-DASH fragmenting muxer, HEVC RTP payload muxer, and UDP Lite support.

Telegram Desktop 0.7.7 released

Telegram Desktop 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. 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.

rsyslog 8.7.0 released

Rsyslog is an open source software utility used on UNIX and Unix-like computer systems for forwarding log messages in an IP network. It implements the basic syslog protocol, extends it with content-based filtering, rich filtering capabilities, flexible configuration options and adds important features such as using TCP for transport. It offers high-performance, great security features and a modular design. While it started as a regular syslogd, rsyslog has evolved into a kind of swiss army knife of logging, being able to accept inputs from a wide variety of sources, transform them, and output to the results to diverse destinations.

Blender 2.73 released

Blender 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. Summary of update for Blender 2.73 A major upgrade was given to the Grease Pencil tool, which inter alia brought the ability to edit and animate strokes.

Lollypop 0.8.20 released

Lollypop 0.8.20 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. Ubuntu user need to install Gtk 3.12 and Adwaita icons 3.14 for better experience. Changes in 0.8.20: Add shuffle by album Many bugfixes Install Lollypop 0.

FileZilla Client 3.10.0.1 released

FileZilla Client 3.10.0.1 has been released and this version is mainly bug fixes and some minor improvements. FileZilla Client 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. FileZilla Client 3.10.0.1 update TLS handshakes no longer stall if the server sends ginormous packets during the handshake that do not fit into a single TLS record Fix loading and saving the same queue item multiple times Post-login commands now work with the protocol set to plain FTP MSW: Allow uploading files that are locally opened for writing by another program OS X: Fix layout issues in search dialog and filter conditions dialog Install FileZilla Client 3.

Linux Mint 17.1 ‘Rebecca’ released

The Linux Mint team has announced the release of Linux Mint 17.1 ‘Rebecca’ (Both Xfce & MATE editions). Linux Mint 17.1 is a long term support release which will be supported until 2019. It comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to use. Linux Mint 17.1 New features: Out of the box support for Compiz Update Manager Language Settings Login Screen System Improvements Artwork Improvements Other Improvements Main Components LTS Strategy For a complete overview and to see screenshots of the new features, visit: “What’s new in Linux Mint 17.

Wine 1.7.33 released

Wine 1.7.33 released recently comes with support for copy/paste commands in MSHTML, some more font support in DirectWrite, better handling for loss of focus in Direct3D windows, several more API Sets DLLs and various bug fixes. Wine (Wine Is Not An Emulator) as we already know is a software for running Windows applications on Linux machines. Wine 1.7.33 update Starcraft II: Installer doesn’t always launch cannot paste text into wine iexplore.

qBittorrent 3.1.11 released

qBittorrent 3.1.11 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 3.1.11 update New Features Allow relative torrent paths when qBittorrent is already running Make Windows icons suitable for high dpi screens Increase maximum size of system icons BugFix & Improvements Fix crash in the “Content” widget when user would right click in it without a torrent selected Don’t show multiple unlock UI dialogs Fix bug where python would falsely be detected and nothing worked Fix TorrentReactor search plugin Pirate bay search engine update Internal improvements in the python code Set correct HTTP Content-Type in case of forbidden access Remove unneeded tooltip Don’t stretch the last section in the transfer list Set minimum width of the left panel in the preferences Optimize sorting of rows.

StreamStudio 1.15 update released

StreamStudio 1.15 recently released and formerly called t5Streamer is a node-webkit app to stream video services. StreamStudio is a new youtube dailymotion streaming application and, based on the node-webkit and developed using web technologies only as html5 / javascript or css. Access most of the features of youtube or dailymotion directly from your desktop now! StreamStudio 1.15 Features Watch videos on Youtube / Dailymotion … without Adobe Flash Player.

Protect your Systems Against the Shellshock Bash Vulnerability

For those who may not be aware, its been announced last week (September 24, 2014) to be precise, of the discovery of a GNU Bash vulnerability, referred to as Shellshock. Shellshock exploit enables a remote attacker to gain control of systems remotely and execute arbitrary code via a crafted environment. The impact of this vulnerability is it Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service. The following environments have been identified to be affected OpenSSH sshd The mod_cgi and mod_cgid modules in the Apache HTTP Server Scripts executed by unspecified DHCP clients [box type=”danger” icon=”warning”]Detailed description of this vulnerability can be found on Red Hat website[/box] Is my system Vulnerability?

Ubuntu Touch Terminal in Action

I recently came across a YouTube video showing the power of the terminal application on Ubuntu Touch mobile phone. What strikes my attention is the ability to run commands as we do on the desktop version to installation applications – like my favorite command which is ‘apt-get install xxxxxxx’. So I tried imagining how much power is at my disposal in changing the looks and feel of my Ubuntu Touch UI to anything I want – I meant if this is actually feasible with the Touch Terminal.

Command Your Ubuntu Machine using Voice Commands

Voice Commands is a simple open source application that allows you to control your Ubuntu machine’s actions using your voice without typing anything. This application comes pre-built with 95 voice enabled actions in 67 languages. You can also record your voice against a command to add into the list already available. Voice Commands depends on internet access, active and correct volume Microphone. The function of this program starts running play_stop.

Wayland and Weston 1.6 Alpha Released

Pekka Paalanen has just announced the release Wayland and Weston 1.6 Alpha. According to the announcement, this is the first alpha release on the road to 1.6.0 (wayland and weston 1.5.91 release). The release plan continues as follows: two weeks to let the alpha version stabilize, and only merge small features along with bug fixes RC1 release on September 5th, Friday bugfixing RC2 release on September 12th, Friday hopefully no more bugfixing much 1.

Install Apache Tomcat 7.0.55 on Ubuntu 14.04

The Apache Tomcat Project released Apache Tomcat 7.0.55 late last month. This release came with a number of bug fixes and improvements since release 7.0.54. The notable changes since 7.0.54 included Update to the Eclipse JDT Compiler 4.4, Better error handling when the error occurs after the response has been committed, Various improvements to the Mapper including fixing some concurrency bugs, and Update to Tomcat Native Library version 1.1.31 to pick up the Windows binaries that are based on OpenSSL 1.

Shutter 0.92 Released with New Bugfixes

Shutter 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).

Install SQLite Database Browser 3.2.0 on Ubuntu 14.04

SQLite Database Browser is a visual tool used to create, design and edit database files compatible with SQLite. Its interface is based on QT, and is meant to be used for users and developers that want to create databases, edit and search data using a familiar spreadsheet-like interface, without the need to learn complicated SQL commands. SQLite Database Browser 3.2.0 update Add keyboard shortcuts for saving changes and for executing a SQL statement Add High DPI text rendering support for Mac OSX Remember column widths on Browse Data tab?

Install Stellarium in Ubuntu 14.04

Stellarium 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. The latest release Stellarium 0.13.0 brings some interesting new features: New modulated core. Refactored shadows and introducing the normal mapping. Sporadic meteors and meteors has the colors now. Comet tails rendering. New translatable strings and new textures. New plugin: Equation of Time – provides solution for Equation of Time.

Install the latest Transmageddon Video Converter on Ubuntu 14.04

Transmageddon Video Converter is a video transcoder for Linux and Unix systems built using GStreamer. It supports almost any format as its input and can generate a very large host of output files in formats that include Ogg, Matroska, AVI, WebM, FLV, MPEG or ASF. The goal of the application is to give end users ability to convert their favorite videos to format playable on their mobile devices. Transmageddon was initially released as v1.

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 Nautilus 3.12.2 in Ubuntu 14.04, 13.10

Nautilus is the official file manager for the GNOME desktop. It allows you to browse directories, preview files and launch applications associated with them. It is also responsible for handling the icons on the GNOME desktop. It works on local and remote filesystems. The latest update 3.12.2 is currently available in Gnome3 staging Repository and ready for testing. It comes with a number of bug fixes: Don’t resolve symlinks before launching an application Fix a crasher when switching location out of trash Fix a crasher when enumerating windows Fix a crasher when listing bookmarks Use headerbar in bookmarks dialog Fix arrow direction in connect server dialog for RTL Use spaces between em dashes in file operations Do not use legacy emblem names Sync the GTK+ setting for ‘sort-directories-first’ [infobox color=”#dd3333″ icon=”warning”]Extra care should be taken when updating, as there might be undesired issues as reported by a user.

Install Android Studio in Ubuntu, Linux Mint

Android Studio 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. Install Android Studio in Ubuntu 14.04, 13.10, Linux Mint sudo apt-add-repository ppa:paolorotolo/android-studio sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install android-studio You need to restart the machine for the application to show up in Dash You can also click on Check for updates now if any Uninstall Android Studio – Install PPA Purge if you haven’t already sudo apt-get install ppa-purge – Now purge the installed PPA sudo ppa-purge ppa:paolorotolo/android-studio

Wine 1.7.18 now available

WineHQ recently released Wine development release 1.7.18. This release comes with a number of new features and bug fixes. The latest release is now available in official Ubuntu PPA for install or upgrade. Key features in this release Improved OLE Accessible Object support. Window sizing improvements in the Mac driver. Fixes for various memory issues found by Valgrind. A few more MSHTML functions.

Install/Upgrade to Kernel 3.14.3 in Ubuntu / Linux Mint

Linux Kernel 3.14.3 has been officially released with many changes and improvements, most of which are drivers related. This release fixes many issues such as lock migration crash, hang-up during booting, randconfig build errors and also inlcuding some improvements such as support for Intel Broadwell graphics, enhanced support for NVIDIA Tegra Prime and many more. All users of Kernel 3.14 series are urged to upgrade as soon as possible. See change log for details Step 1: Download Kernel Debs 32bit OS wget http://kernel.

Install PeaZip 5.3.1 in Ubuntu 14.04 (64bit)

PeaZip is a free cross platform, portable file compression utility and file manager. Like Ark and FileRoller, PeaZip is a fronted for Open Source components from 7-Zip and other great projects (FreeARC, PAQ, UPX…), aiming to provide a powerful unified GUI, natively portable, cross-platform and desktop neutral. PeaZip provides the same wide array of file compression and file management features, and same intuitive user interface on Windows (legacy and newer) and on various flavours of Linux and BSD, supporting Gnome, KDE and other desktop managers.

Install Cherry Tree 0.33 in Ubuntu, Debian

CherryTree 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. For full details of Cherry Tree features, click here Install Cherry Tree – Ubuntu 14.04, 13.10, 13.04, 12.10 $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:vincent-c/cherrytree $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install cherrytree

Install Netflix on Ubuntu 14.04, 13.10, 13.04

Netflix allows you to instantly watch unlimited/on-demand movies and TV episodes over the Internet (streaming) on your TV via a PS3, Wii, Xbox 360, or any other Netflix-enabled device. Below is step by step tutorial on how to install Netflix Desktop on Ubuntu 14.04, 13.01, 13.04 via PPA Install Steps sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ehoover/compholio sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install netflix-desktop – Now launch Netflix from Unity Dash by searching for Netflix, wait for Wine configuration to complete, then login with your account to start using Netflix The Netflix app starts in full screen mode.

Duplicate source error on apt-get update

This post is to show you how to fix the duplicate source error in package manager when you run the update command ‘sudo apt-get update‘ in terminal. There are few methods you can use to fix this issue. I have outlined the different methods below: Method 1: Using Y PPA Manager Y PPA Manager is a tool that lets you easily add, remove or purge PPAs as well as search for duplicate PPAs, update only certain PPA, with sudo update-ppa [REPOSITORY], delete duplicate PPAs.

Install R-Base on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise

R is a free software environment for statistical computation and graphics. It consists of a language plus a run-time environment with graphics, a debugger, access to certain system functions, and the ability to run programs stored in script files. Below is steps to installing this on a Ubuntu 12.04 64bit OS Step 1: Uninstall Previous R-base installation sudo apt-get remove r-base-core Step 2: Update Sources.List File – Edit the sources.list file sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.

Upgrade Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS

This article is a step by step tutorial on how to upgrade your Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin to Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr. This upgrade is been carried out on a VirtualBox, I cannot guaranty if this would work in your case or not. Care needs to be taken if upgrading a LIVE system. Step 1: Backup your Data – I am afraid you would have to backup your files and documents.

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.

Install Conky in Ubuntu, Linux Mint

Conky is a system monitor that can display just about anything, either on your root desktop or in its own window. Conky has many built-in objects, as well as the ability to execute external programs or scripts (either external or through built-in Lua support). Step 1: Install Conky – Open terminal Ctrl+Alt+T and run the following command sudo apt-get install conky conky-all – Next download the Startup Script cd ~ wget -O .

Ambiance & Radiance Colors Suite for Ubuntu, Linux Mint

Ambiance & Radiance Colors Suite 14.04 had been released by RAVEfinity. Ambiance & Radiance Colors Suite brings your Ubuntu’s Default Ambiance and Radiance Themes in 9 amazing new colors, alongside many other improvements. These themes can work under: Unity, Gnome Classic, Gnome 2 (Mate), XFCE ,LXDE & Openbox desktops. Install Steps sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ravefinity-project/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ambiance-colors radiance-colors Active Themes – To active the theme, you will need Unity Tweak Tool.

Install Audacious 3.5 in Ubuntu 13.10, 14.04

Audacious, 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.

Google Web Designer made available for Ubuntu

Google Web Designer according to Google is an advanced web application built with HTML5 which lets you design and build HTML5 advertisements and other web content using an integrated visual and code interface. Using Google Web Designer’s design view you can create content using drawing tools, text, and 3D objects, and you can animate objects on a timeline. Once you’re done creating your content, Google Web Designer outputs clean human-readable HTML5, CSS3, and Javascript.

Install ExTix 14.1 64bit on VirtualBox

ExTiX is a Linux distribution based on both Debian and Ubuntu operating system. It removes the Unity desktop environment and replaces it with the GNOME 3 and GNOME Classic desktop environments. The latest release v14.1 64bit which was released 2014-04-17 is based on Debian (Jessie0 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr). According to the developer (Exton), this current release is: Now stable and all packages have been upgraded to latest version.

Install Clementine in Ubuntu

Clementine is a multiplatform music player focusing on a fast and easy-to-use interface for searching and playing your music. This latest release 1.2.3 comes with a number bug fixes and features including fixing dependencies for Ubuntu 14.04 and upgrade to OpenSSL 1.0.1g. Major features are: Add support for indexing and playing music from Box, Dropbox, Skydrive, and Ubuntu One. Add support for Subsonic Remote control support for Android Add a Playlist tab to the sidebar.

Install Terminator – Manage Multiple Terminal Windows

Terminator is a GPL terminal emulator. This program was inspired by programs such as gnome-multi-term, quadkonsole, etc. in that the main focus is arranging terminals in grids (tabs is the most common default method, which Terminator also supports). Users can have multiple terminals (tabs) in one window and use key bindings to switch between them. Features: Arrange terminals in a grid Tabs Drag and drop re-ordering of terminals Lots of keyboard shortcuts Save multiple layouts and profiles via GUI preferences editor Simultaneous typing to arbitrary groups of terminals and lots more… Screenshot Install Steps: Ubuntu sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnome-terminator sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install terminator Fedora/CentOS/RHEL yum install terminator Some Keyboard Shortcuts in Terminator Split screen Vertically – Ctrl+Shift+E Split screen horizontaly – Ctrl+Shift+O Focus on previous view – Ctrl+Shift+P Focus on Next view – Ctrl+Shift+N Enlarge the active window – Ctrl+Shift+X Move to Terminal Above – Alt+Up_Arrow_Key Move to Terminal Below – Alt+Down_Arrow_Key Move to Left Terminal – Alt+Left_Arrow_Key Move to the Right Terminal – Alt+Right_Arrow_Key Close the view where the focus is on – Ctrl+Shift+W

Install OpenVPN Access Server in Ubuntu

OpenVPN Access Server as described on Official website – is a full featured SSL VPN software solution that integrates OpenVPN server capabilities, enterprise management capabilities, simplified OpenVPN Connect UI, and OpenVPN Client software packages that accommodate Windows, MAC, and Linux OS environments. OpenVPN Access Server supports a wide range of configurations, including secure and granular remote access to internal network and/ or private cloud network resources and applications with fine-grained access control.

Install GnuCash in Ubuntu 12.04, 13.10, 14.04

Gnucash an Open source application provides accounting functions suitable for use by small businesses and individuals. It can track finances in multiple accounts, keeping running and reconciled balances. It has an X based graphical user interface, double entry, a hierarchy of accounts, expense accounts (categories), and can import Quicken QIF files and OFX files. The current stable release is 2.6.3 and is available for Ubuntu 12.04, 13.10, 14.04. Install Steps $ wget -q -O- http://archive.

Install Birdie Twitter Client in Ubuntu 13.10, 14.04

Birdie is a beautiful Twitter client designed for elementary OS. It is fast, easy to use and works great. It provides all the basic Twitter features and allows you to enjoy Twitter right on your desktop. Unfortunately, Birdie isn’t available for Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy) in the PPA launchpad but available for other versions. Install on Ubuntu 13.10 32bit OS wget https://launchpad.net/~birdie-team/+archive/stable/+files/birdie_0.3%2Br274-0%2Bpkg12~raring1_i386.deb sudo dpkg -i birdie_0.3*; sudo apt-get -f install [hr] 64bit OS wget https://launchpad.

Install Opera 12.16 in Ubuntu 13.10, 14.04

Opera is an open source graphical Web browser developed by Opera Software and available on several platforms. The latest versions of Opera use the Blink layout engine. The most valuable feature is the Ability of Perfectly Resuming Any Download. Install using PPA Download Key wget -O - http://deb.opera.com/archive.key | sudo apt-key add - Setup Repository sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://deb.opera.com/opera/ stable non-free" /etc/apt/sources.list.d/opera.list' Update and Install Opera sudo aptitude update sudo aptitude install opera [hr] Install Direct Download 32bit OS $ wget -c deb.

Install I-Nex in Ubuntu 13.10, 14.04

I-Nex is an application that gathers information for hardware components available on your system and displays it using an user interface similar to the popular Windows tool CPU-Z. I-Nex can display information for the following components: CPU, GPU, Motherboard, Sound, Hard disks, RAM, Network and USB as well as some system info like the hostname, Linux distribution and version, Xorg, GCC, GLX versions and Linux Kernel info. Besides being able to display hardware information, I-Nex can also generate an advanced report for which you can select what to include and optionally send the report to a service such as Pastebin (and others).

Install Everpad in Ubuntu 13.10, 14.04

Everpad is the Linux client equivalent for Evernote available only in Windows. It works great and is fully integrated with Ubuntu Unity lens, indicator applet and unity launcher. The client Linux client supports notes, tags, notebooks, resources and places. The most recent version is v2.5 Install Steps $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nvbn-rm/ppa $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install everpad $ everpad Launch Everpad – After starting everpad, click on the everpad symbol at the top, settings and management, click Authorise and sign-in Uninstall Everpad $ sudo apt-get purge everpad $ sudo add-apt-repository --remove ppa:nvbn-rm/ppa

Install Wine 1.7 in Ubuntu

WineHQ recently released Wine development release 1.7.17. This release comes with a number of new features and bug fixes. Details of the bug fixes can be found in the change log at Wine announcement project page. Installing the latest version is quick simple: Install Steps: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install wine1.7 Uninstall Wine sudo apt-get remove wine1.7

Install Sweet Home 3D in Ubuntu 12.04, 13.10

Sweet Home 3D is a free interior design application that helps you placing your furniture on a house 2D plan, with a 3D preview. Sweet Home 3D comes with 50 pieces of furniture, but you may also import some additional objects in it. Below is simple instruction on how to install Sweet Home 3D on Ubuntu 12.04 and 13.10 Steps: Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy) $ wget -q -O- http://archive.getdeb.net/getdeb-archive.key | sudo apt-key add - $ sudo sh -c 'echo "

Install FlareGet 2.4.27 in Ubuntu

FlareGet is one of the best GUI-based open source multi-threaded, multi-segment popular download managers and accelerators on Linux at this time. The latest version available 2.4.27, comes with a new review option for watching videos while downloading, a better graphical interface and several bugfixes. Update [box type=”info” icon=”info”] As it appears, the version 2.4-27 download files had been replaced with the latest version 3.1-36. Features in 3.1-36: much improved multi-threaded core engine added support for post download requests added support for Google Drive, Dropbox and other similar sites much improved browser integration added filetype ignore list support in browser integration much improved Youtube Grabber, now built-in dropped pcap, winpcap dependency fixed GUI distortion caused by changing language lot of other minor bug fixes and improvements [/box] Install Steps Note below in the wget command, you need to replace the ****** with the latest version number.

Install Nvidia GeForce 331.67 Driver in Ubuntu 14.04, 13.10

I will be showing us how to install the current version of Nvidia GeForce 331.67 driver in Ubuntu using the PPA which is currently up to date. I have successfully installed this on Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) and 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) Fixes: Fixed a bug that could lead to crashes when running Left 4 Dead 2 with threaded optimizations enabled. Updated the makefile for the NVIDIA kernel module to work around a bug in older versions of GNU Make that prevented the NVIDIA kernel module from building correctly.

Install/Upgrade Linux Kernel 3.15-RC1 Trusty in Ubuntu

The first release candidate to Linux Kernel 3.15-RC1 is now available for the users, announced by Linus Torvalds. This Linux Kernel version comes with plenty of fixes and improvements. This article will guide you on how to install or upgrade to Linux Kernel 3.15-RC1 in your Ubuntu or Linux Mint system. Click button below for full details of fixes and features: [button link=”http://lkml.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/1404.1/03040.html&#8221; style=”tick” color=”primary” class=”sys_btn”]Linux Kernel 3.15-RC1[/button] Step 1: Download Kernel Debs 32bit OS $ cd /tmp && wget kernel.

Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr now out

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS code named “Trusty Tahr”, finally released yesterday 17, April 2014. Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is the latest release of Ubuntu which is designed to work beautifully on the latest laptops, desktops and touch screen devices, it looks incredible on high resolution screens — and with touch screen enhancements and interface refinements including individual menu bars in each application window, it’s now even easier to useThis release includes the Linux kernel v3.

Install/Upgrade Linux Kernel 3.14 Trusty in Ubuntu

Linux Kernel version 3.14 was released on Sun, 30 March 2014. This release comes with lots of changes and fixes which includes the deadline task scheduling policy for real-time tasks, a memory compression mechanism is now considered stable, a port of the locking validator to userspace, ability to store properties such as compression for each inode in Btrfs… etc. Click button below for full details of this release: [button link=”http://kernelnewbies.org/Linux_3.14″ style=”tick” color=”primary” class=”sys_btn”]Linux 3.

Install BitDefender Antivirus in Ubuntu

Linux as its known to be virus free but can we guaranty that its fully secured. I believe the threat to a Linux machine is not necessarily external threat but more of internal threat (user). How often do we scan our USB devices for viruses? Maybe never for most of us. This post is focused on one of the most competitive antivirus application out in the market (BitDefender). BitDefender was founded in 2001 and was developed by a Romania-based software company Softwin.

Enable SSH in Ubuntu

SSH (Secure Shell) is a secure communication protocol that lets you remotely access networked computers. It is known as a replacement for Telnet which is very unsecure. While Telnet sends traffic in plain text, SSH on the other hand uses a secure protocol to communicate. Ubuntu 13.10 & 14.04 Step 1: Install OpenSSH Server sudo apt-get install openssh-server Step 2: Edit SSHD Config File sudo gedit /etc/ssh/sshd_config You can modify the following lines if desired else leave all as default: – Set your OpenSSH to listen on TCP port 2222 instead of the default TCP port 22, change the Port directive

Install Handbrake 0.9.9 in Ubuntu

Handbrake is a free open-source 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 0.9.9 update Improved HandBrake pineapple icon Improved Retina-resolution icons within the application Assorted bug fixes and improvements Use some system libraries rather than bundling fontconfig, freetype, libxml2, libass, libogg, libvorbis, libtheora and libsamplerate Blu-ray (PGS) subtitle support works with Foreign Audio Search can be Burned-In can be passed through to MKV (but not MP4) Allow the selection of higher audio bitrates where appropriate Audio dithering (TPDF) when converting to 16-bit FLAC Click here for more details on changes made

Install Adobe Air in Ubuntu 13.10

The Adobe AIR runtime enables developers to package the same code into native applications and games for Windows and Mac OS desktops as well as iOS and Android devices. As at June 14 2011, Adobe Air was no longer supported for Desktop Linux Distribution. This tutorial is for those who still have a need for Adobe Air and the last supported version was AIR 2.6. Install Steps: [hr] 32bit OS – Create symlinks to gnome-keyring sudo ln -s /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libgnome-keyring.

Remove Gnome 3.10 from Ubuntu 13.10

Following from my previous post on how to install Gnome 3.10 on Ubuntu 13.10, if you find yourself running into multiple issues yet unknown and would like to remove Gnome 3.10, then simply following the steps outlined below to accomplish this task Step 1: Install PPA Purge – Run the command to install PPA Purge # sudo apt-get install ppa-purge Step 2: Remove PPAs – Run following commands to remove the PPAs # sudo ppa-purge ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3-staging # sudo ppa-purge ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3-next Step 3: Completely remove Gnome 3 Uninstalling Gnome 3.

How to install Filezilla in Ubuntu, CentOS

FileZilla is the most popular cross platform, opensource ftp client. FileZilla works as FTP, FTPS and SFTP client with many of features and an intuitive graphical user interface. Below is simple instructions on how to install Filezilla in Ubuntu 12.04 above and CentOS 5/6 Steps for UBUNTU via PPA: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:n-muench/programs-ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install filezilla Steps for CENTOS: 32bit OS: # su # http://pkgs.repoforge.org/rpmforge-release/rpmforge-release-0.5.3-1.el6.rf.i686.rpm # yum install filezilla 64bit OS: # su # http://pkgs.

How to install Sublime Text in Ubuntu

Sublime Text 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. Expected Features

Install latest Pidgin in Ubuntu

Pidgin 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!

Install Apache OpenOffice 4.0.1 in Ubuntu 13.10

Apache OpenOffice, commonly known as OpenOffice.org, or OpenOffice, is an open-source office productivity software suite whose main components are for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, graphics, and databases. OpenOffice is available for a number of different computer operating systems, is distributed as free software. Steps to install OpenOffice: Step 1: Remove LibreOffice sudo apt-get remove --purge libreoffice* libexttextcat-data* && sudo apt-get autoremove Step 2: Download latest OpenOffice version For 32bit wget http://sourceforge.

Install latest Google Earth in Ubuntu

Google Earth puts a planet’s worth of imagery and other geographic information right on your desktop. View exotic locales like London, and Paris as well as points of interest such as local restaurants, hospitals, schools, and more. Google earth as at the time of writing this post cannot be installed on Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit. This is due to the required ia32-libs which is deprecated and no longer available in Ubuntu 13.

Install latest Skype in Ubuntu

Skype is proprietary software that allows you to make calls over the Internet from the comfort of your computer screen. The Skype software is free to use, but it is not free software; the source code is proprietary and not available for modification. Let’s install Skype on Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 – 13.10 64bit OS Note: since we are installing on a 64bit desktop, MultiArch should be enabled by default but if not, run this command: sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386 Step 1: Add the Canonical Partner Repository sudo add-apt-repository "

Upgrade to Virtualbox 4.3.8 in Ubuntu 13.10

Oracle has announced the release of Oracle VM VirtualBox 4.3.8, released on 25th February, 2014. This release is a maintenance release to fix lots of bugs as documented in VirtualBox ChangeLog wiki. Steps to Installing or Upgrading is as documented below: Steps: Install/Upgrade – Run the following commands: $ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian $(lsb_release -sc) contrib" /etc/apt/sources.list.d/virtualbox.list' $ wget -q http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian/oracle_vbox.asc -O- | sudo apt-key add - $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install virtualbox-4.

Install Dropbox 2.6.x in Ubuntu 13.10

Dropbox is a free graphical application that lets users to browse and upload files that are stored on their Dropbox account. The latest stable version of Dropbox is 2.6.20 and was made available on 14th March, 2014. New in 2.6.20 Fix a bug where SetupWizard was broken on Linux Fix a sometimes crash when the app restarted itself (e.g. unlink) Other small fixes New in 2.

Install R-base 3.0.3 in Ubuntu 13.10

R is a free software environment for statistical computation and graphics. It consists of a language plus a run-time environment with graphics, a debugger, access to certain system functions, and the ability to run programs stored in script files. Steps to installing this on a 64bit OS Step 1: Uninstall Previous R-base installation sudo apt-get remove r-base-core Step 2: Update Sources.List File – Edit the sources.list file sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list – Add following entry deb http://cran.

Install GIMP 2.8.10 and 2.9.1 in Ubuntu 13.10 and 14.04

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. It works on many operating systems and in many languages. Thanks to Otto Meier, installing latest GIMP version via PPA becomes easy. Changes Added ‘Windows→Hide docks’ menu item that does what ‘Tab’ does and also displays its state, which is now persistent across sessions, too.

Install Latest Google Chrome in Ubuntu 13.10

Read on how to install Latest Google Chrome in Ubuntu 13.10 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. The name comes from the box graphical user interface , or “chrome” of the browser comes in three versions, Chrome (Vrowser ), Chrome ( android ), ChromeBox (OS), Chromebooks (OS).

Ubuntu 14.04 borderless windows themes reintroduced

For all Ubuntu users, it appears the Borderless Ambiance and Radiance themes decorations previously removed back in Ubuntu 11.04 because of Unity 2d, will finally make it into Ubuntu 14.04 “Trusty Tahr” scheduled to be release next month. This change had been approved and implemented on Ubuntu 14.04 and so would be featured in next months release. Without borderless window decorations With borderless window decorations I am looking forward to this and many more improvements been implemented 🙂

Installing Pure-FTPd with GUI on Ubuntu 13.10

Pure-FTPd is a free (BSD), secure, production-quality and standard-conformant FTP server. It doesn’t provide useless bells and whistles, but focuses on efficiency and ease of use. It provides simple answers to common needs, plus unique useful features for personal users as well as hosting providers – Frank DENIS Below is step by step instruction on how to setup Pure-FTPd service and Pureadmin (FTP server with GUI) on Ubuntu 13.10 with Virtual User support Step 1: Install Pure-FTPd Package sudo apt-get install pure-ftpd pureadmin – Edit the file pure-ftpd-common using command below and change STANDALONE_OR_INETD=inetd to STANDALONE_OR_INETD=standalone vim /etc/default/pure-ftpd-common Step 2: Create & Configure Accounts – Run following commands to create an ftpgroup and ftpuser account sudo groupadd ftpgroup sudo useradd -g ftpgroup -d /dev/null -s /etc ftpuser – Create ftpusers directory sudo mkdir /home/ftpusers – Create directory for a new user called ‘sysads‘.

Installing Adobe Flash Player on Ubuntu 13.10

This is a simple step by step guide on how to install the latest version of Adobe Flash Player on Ubuntu 13.10 (32bit or 64bit). The outlined steps below should also work for earlier versions. If you are running any version older than 13.10, feel free to comment if it worked on that version or not. Step 1: Install Adobe Flash Player – Open Ubuntu Software Centre, search for flash and you will see “Adobe Flash plug-in“.

Create a bootable Ubuntu installer USB Drive

Installing Ubuntu on a desktop machine is quite easy and simple to follow. You can create the bootable USB drive installer either via a Windows Machine or from an Ubuntu machine. This posts will cover the two methods. WINDOWS MACHINE Step 1: Download Universal USB Installer [button link=”http://www.pendrivelinux.com/universal-usb-installer-easy-as-1-2-3/” style=”download” color=”primary” class=”sys_btn”]Download Universal USB Installer[/button] Step 2: Create Ubuntu USB Installer First ensure that you have inserted at least a 2GB USB drive on your machine.

No Sound Ubuntu 13.10 on VirtualBox

After installing a fresh copy of Ubuntu 13.10 64bit on a VirtualBox, I noticed that the sound wasn’t working during boot-up and while trying to play a music. I searched online for solution but non worked in my case since I was using a VirtualBox. Luckily for me I made a simple change on the VirtualBox settings and there came the sound at last 🙂 How did I do it? – Shutdown the virtualbox machine, click on the settings button Audio tab.

Install Spotify on Ubuntu 13.10

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. Spotify is been used by tens of millions of users worldwide and certainly a great App to recon with. Note: According to Spotify, this is a preview build of Spotify for Linux that is still unsupported Step 1: Add Spotify Repository [code lang=”js”]$ sudo apt-add-repository -y “deb http://repository.

Keep An Eye On Your System With Glances Monitor

I recently came across an interesting tool called Glances which allows you to monitor your Linux systems resources such as CPU/Memory usage, Swap, Disk I/O, Network and many more. Glances is a free software (licensed under LGPL) to monitor your GNU/Linux or BSD operating system from a text interface. Glances uses the library libstatgrab to retrieve information from your system and it is developed in Python. On CentOS/RHEL 6.5 – Open terminal console and run following command: [code language=”js”]# yum install glances[/code]

Install Acrobat Reader on Linux Mint 16/Ubuntu 13.10

Adobe Reader is the most popular free global standard software used for viewing, printing, and commenting on PDF documents. Its available in Windows, Mac and Linux platforms and even on smart phones. The latest version available as at the time of putting together this post was v9.5.5. Below is step by step approach on how to install Acrobat Reader. I have successfully installed Adobe Acrobat Reader on Linux Mint 16 (32bit & 64bit) and Ubuntu (64bit) and it worked.

Install Ubuntu GNOME 13.10 on VirtualBox

Ubuntu GNOME which was formerly known as Ubuntu GNOME Remix is part of the Ubuntu flavor, featuring the GNOME Desktop Environment experience. The idea behind this is, its intended for users to mostly have the GNOME desktop experience feel. Integrating Gnome desktop environment into Ubuntu to some maybe a good and fantastic idea but others may be a bad idea. This is now down to individual experience and desire. Below is simple step by step on how to install Ubuntu Gnome 13.

Install MineCraft on Linux Mint 16/Ubuntu

Minecraft is a game about breaking and placing blocks. At first, people built structures to protect against nocturnal monsters, but as the game grew players worked together to create wonderful, imaginative things. It can also be about adventuring with friends or watching the sun rise over a blocky ocean. I will show you how to install and run MineCraft using the latest Linux Mint 16 Edition. Step 1: Install OpenJDK # sudo apt-get update # sud apt-get install openjdk-7-jre Step 2: Download/Setup MineCraft Jar File – Download the latest version of MineCraft Executable for Linux/Other.

Install Windows application on Linux Mint 16/Ubuntu 13.10 using Winetricks

Winetricks is a script to install some basic components (typically Microsoft DLLs and fonts) and tweak settings required for some applications to run correctly under Wine. It can fully automate the install of a number of apps and games, including applying any needed workarounds. In this tutorial, I will demonstrate how to install Winetricks, Install Windows Apps and launch installed apps. First you will need to have installed Wine (See Installing Wine for details) Step 1: Install Winetricks [code laguage=”js”]# sudo apt-get install winetricks[/code]

Install Wine on Linux Mint/Ubuntu using WineHQ Repository

Wine which stands for for Wine is not an Emulator, is an open-source software application that allows Linux users to run Windows programs. This can be helpful for programmers who have to test the compatibility of programs and scripts with Windows. As at the time of writing this post, the latest stable release was 1.6.2. See Wine Announcement for full details of this release This release had been tested on the different editions of Linux Mint 16 and Ubuntu 13.

Install Gnome 3.10 on Ubuntu 13.10

Gnome 3.10 is latest and new version of GNOME released on September 2013. Unity comes shipped with Ubuntu 13.10 which is Ubuntu’s default Desktop Environment for some years now. Installing this version Gnome 3.10 on Ubuntu 13.10 has been reported to break Light Display Manager. The most user visible aspect of the display manager is the login screen. Follow the steps outlined below carefully to install the package: Step 1: Install GDM (Gnome Display Manager) – From the Terminal console, run the command below.

Install Unity 8 on Ubuntu 13.10

According to Unity8Desktop wiki following the release of the Alpha version of Unity 8, the plan was to provide a preview Unity 8 on Mir session for Ubuntu 13.10 for evaluation and testing. The integration of Unity 8 into Ubuntu Desktop is not scheduled to happen for 13.10 but will only be fully integrated for 14.10 which is set to be release in April 2014. While we wait for this release, I will go ahead and install it on Ubuntu 13.

Install Linux Mint 16 Petra KDE on VirtualBox

Linux Mint 16 KDE Edition recently released as part of the Linux Mint 16 Editions codename “Petra” is a vibrant, innovative, advanced, modern looking and full-featured desktop environment. This edition features all the improvements from the latest Linux Mint release on top of KDE 4.11. For a complete tour of the new features in KDE 4.11, visit http://linuxmint.com/rel_petra_kde_whatsnew.php. I have documented below steps to installing KDE Edition (64bit) on a VirtualBox for those that fancy a trial Step 1: Download ISO file – Visit Linux Mint download page and download either 32bit or 64bit.

Install Linux Mint 16 Petra Cinnamon on VirtualBox

Linux Mint 16 Cinnamon Edition recently released as part of the Linux Mint 16 Editions codename “Petra” is a Linux desktop which provides advanced innovative features and a traditional user experience. The desktop layout is similar to GNOME Panel (GNOME 2); however, the underlying technology was forked from GNOME Shell (GNOME 3). The emphasis is put on making users feel at home and providing them with an easy to use and comfortable desktop experience.

How to connect to Ubuntu Server 13.10 on Amazon EC2 using XRDP

By default, the Amazon EC2 Ubuntu Server instance does not come with a GUI desktop environment. You can only connect to it via SSH using a client side application like “Putty” to perform any operations on it. This post will be focused on how to setup a remote desktop environment on the Ubuntu Server 13.10 using xrdp so one can connect to it using Remote Desktop. At first when I installed the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) server (xrdp) via the Ubuntu Software Centre which runs on my local machine VirtualBox, I tried to RDP to it but for some reasons, the screen appeared Grey.

Install Kubuntu 13.10 Desktop on VirtualBox

Kubuntu is an operating system built by a worldwide team of expert developers. It contains all the applications you need: a web browser, an office suite, media apps, an instant messaging client and many more. Kubuntu is simply the KDE version of Ubuntu and its code named Saucy Salamander. Follow the steps below to install Kubuntu on a VirtualBox Step 1: Download Kubuntu ISO – Click GetKubuntu and download either 32bit (recommended) or 64bit version Step 2: Create New Virtual Machine – Open Oracle VM VirtualBox Manager click on New Enter machine name; Type will be Linux; Version will be either Ubuntu or Ubuntu (64bit).

Install Ubuntu Server 13.10 on Amazon Web Service EC2 with screenshots

This is a quick tutorial on how to install Ubuntu Server 13.10 on Amazon Web Services (AWS) EC2 (Elastic Compute Cloud) instance. That said Amazon offers a free tier for both new and existing clients, which means that you can install the OS and use it for free for just one year from date of registering. Before I get started, I would assume that you already have an account on AWS, if not then you need to sign-up for a free account @ AWS Step 1: Create a New Instance – Once you are logged into AWS, click on EC2 under Amazon Web Services – Under Create Instance, click on “Launch Instance“ – Check “Free tier only” to filter all Free tier AMIs, then click on Select for “Ubuntu Server 13.

How to Clone Ubuntu/CentOS/RHEL VirtualBox VM

It just occurred to me that when running Ubuntu or any other virtual machine OS using Oracle VirtualBox in a lab scenario and you need to install multiple copies of the same OS, it would make sense to create cloned copies of the original VM. VirtualBox does come with a cloning feature to enable you clone the VM but an issue will always arise which is duplicate UUID of the hard disks.

Dual Boot Windows 8 and Ubuntu 13.10 using VirtualBox

Have you ever thought about dual booting a Windows 8 machine with Ubuntu on a VirtualBox. Some may think its impossible but I can assure you that I have tried it and can confirm it works perfectly well without any issues. Below is the version of each components I used. Note that this is solely for testing and should not be used for LIVE environment. Step 1: Component Versions – VirtualBox 4.

Install VirtualBox Guest Additions on Ubuntu 13.10

VirtualBox Guest Additions is a software that brings new features to VirtualBox, such as enabling the users to copy paste between the host computer and the operating system inside VirtualBox. This allows the guest machines to fully integrate with the host machine using VirtualBox technology. Installing the guest additions software is quite simple as we shall see below Step 1: Update & Install Packages – First open Terminal and switch to root account with this command [code language=”js”]# sudo su -[/code]

Installing Ubuntu 13.10 Desktop on VirtualBox

If you are one of those newbies to Ubuntu OS like me and want an easy way to play with the platform, I have put together simple step-by-step instruction on how to install a typical Ubuntu Desktop on a VirtualBox. Version 13.10 was the most recent release as at the time of writing this post. Step 1: Download the ISO file – Go to Ubuntu Desktop download page. Select either 32bit or 64bit and click on the orange download button.

Ubuntu now fits your phone

Canonical has unveiled its next big baby into the mobile OS world – I call it Smartphone as a PC (SAAP). The Unbuntu smartphone which was showcased at CES2013 looks to be quite a promising start for Canonical boss, Mark Shuttleworth. During his “virtual keynote” on 2 January 2012, Shuttleworth described this as a convergence product that brings the Ubuntu desktop experience onto Android devices. I must say after watching some of the videos posted, I am tempted to stop upgrade on my phone to either iPhone, Samsung or Google Nexus and wait for the first release of the Ubuntu powered smartphone.