New Linux Driver Series ‘NVIDIA 378.09’ Beta Released

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NVIDIA Driver for Linux has reached the new short-lived 378 series by releasing NVIDIA 378.08 Beta a few days ago. Here’s the changes since NVIDIA 375.26: Added support for the following GPU(s): Quadro M1200 Quadro M2200 Added support for the ARB_parallel_shader_compile extension to allow multi-threaded compilation of GLSL shaders. Updated the X driver to ignore any Virtual Reality Head Mounted ...

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Free Batch Image Processor ‘Converseen’ Adds ImageMagick 7 Support

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Converseen, a free open-source batch image processor for Windows and Linux, has reached the 0.9.6 release with ImageMagick 7 support, though Ubuntu still offers 6.x in its main archives. Converseen allows you to convert, resize, rotate and flip an infinite number of images with a mouse click. Moreover, it is able to transform an entire PDF file into a bunch ...

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Install Video Cutter & Joiner ‘VidCutter’ in Ubuntu 16.04

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VidCutter is an open-source app for quick and easy video trimming / splitting and merging / joining for simple quick edits. The software is written in Python3 with the PyQt5 GUI framework, and based on FFmpeg multimedia framework. How to install VidCutter via PPA in Ubuntu: The developer offers the latest packages via a PPA repository, which so far supports ...

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[Quick Tip] ‘Low Graphics Mode’ Option to Land in System Settings

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For the new Unity 7 low graphics mode, Ubuntu will soon made it easy to enable or disable this feature using unity-control-center (System Settings -> Appearance -> Behavior). The desktop team improved the Unity 7 low graphics mode a few months ago by reducing the amount of visual effects that are seen while running in low gfx. Now a toggle ...

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Avidemux Video Editor 2.6.18 Released with Some Fixes

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Avidemux, a free and open-source video editor written in C++, has reached the 2.6.18 release a few days ago with some fixes. Avidemux 2.6.18 is the first release in 2017 that features: Fix auto resize when video has ~ same dimension as screen * Fix multiple preview breaking navigation Fix slider and tooltips Mp4/Mp4v2: Allow E-AC3 How to install Avidemux ...

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Open Source Vector Drawing Software Inkscape 0.92 Released

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Inkscape, a free and open-source vector graphics editor, has reached the 0.92 release a few days ago with exciting new features. The Inkscape project announces a new version 0.92 of its popular vector drawing software. New features include mesh gradients, improved SVG2 and CSS3 support, new path effects, interactive smoothing for the pencil tool, a new Object dialog for directly ...

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Install KDE Plasma Desktop 5.8.5 in Ubuntu 16.04, 16.10

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The latest KDE Plasma Desktop 5.8.5 was finally made into Kubuntu Backports PPA several hours ago, available for Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 16.10 and derivatives. Plasma 5.8.5 is a bug-fix release for the 5.8 LTS series that features: Notice when the only screen changes. Revert ‘Do not ask for root permissions when it’s unnecessary’, it caused problems with adding a new ...

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HandBrake 1.0.0 Released After 13 Years of Development

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HandBrake, an popular and open-source video transcoder, has reached the 1.0.0 release after more than 13 years of development. HandBrake 1.0.0 brings a huge list of changes. Here are some of them: New online documentation at https://handbrake.fr/docs Completely overhauled the official presets New JSON-based preset system including command line support New JSON-based API for interacting with libhb Improvements to audio/video ...

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How to Install Darktable 2.2 in Ubuntu 16.04, Linux Mint 18

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The Darktable RAW photo workflow software has reached the new 2.2 stable series. Here’s how to install or upgrade it in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 16.10, and/or Linux Mint 18. What’s new in Darktable 2.2: Add new automatic perspective correction module Liquify tool for all your fancy pixel moving A new image module to use a Color Look Up Table (CLUT) ...

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Kdenlive Video Editor 16.12 Released [How-to-Install]

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Kdenlive, KDE Non-Linear Video Editor, has reached the 16.12 release one day ago. The 16.12 release cycle brings the much requested Rotoscoping effect back and new effects, Library improvements, OGG render profile, UI fixes and as with every release much more stability. This release marks the first step towards implementing Advanced Trimming Tools which will be introduced in 17.04. For ...

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