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How to Install Lastest FileZilla Client 3.29.0 via Flatpak

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Due to outdated Gnome platform, you can not always install the latest FileZilla client easily via traditional .deb build packages in Ubuntu desktop. For those who want to install the latest FileZilla (3.29.0 so far), the Flatpak app is available for Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 17.04, Ubuntu 17.10 and higher. Install Flatpak: If you’ve never installed a Flatpak app, first open ...

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Install Brackets 1.11 via Snap in Ubuntu 17.10, 16.04

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The open-source code editor Brackets 1.11 has been made as snap package, so you can easily install it in Ubuntu 16.04 and higher either via Ubuntu Software or a single command. Ubuntu includes the daemon and tooling to interact with snap packages since Ubuntu 16.04, you can simply open Ubuntu Software and search for packages available in Snappy store. Search ...

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HP Printer Drivers ‘HPLIP’ 3.17.11 Adds Ubuntu 17.10 Support

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HPLIP, open-source HP printer drivers, reached the 3.17.11 release with Ubuntu 17.10 (64-bit) support. HPLIP is an HP developed solution for printing, scanning, and faxing with HP inkjet and laser based printers in Linux. The project provides printing support for over 2,080 printer models–including; Deskjet, Officejet, Photosmart, PSC (Print, Scan, Copy), Business Inkjet, LaserJet, Edgeline MFP, and LaserJet MFP. The ...

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How to Install qBittorrent 4.0 in Ubuntu 16.04, 17.10, 18.04

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qBittorrent, free and reliable P2P bittorrent client, reached the new major 4.0.0 release a few days ago with many new great features and numerous bug-fixes. qBittorrent 4.0.0 features: Change qbittorrent logo. New icon theme with SVG source Drop Qt4 support. UI for managing locally banned IP list Support for specifying where to save/load config files. Support for portable mode. Possible ...

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MKVToolNix 18.0.0 Released with Performance Improvements

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MKVToolNix, free and open-source Matroska libraries and tools, reached 18.0.0 release with some small bug-fixes and a couple of performance improvements. Changes in MKVToolNix 18.0.0 include: When building with clang >= v3.8.0 or mingw >= 7.2.0, configure will no longer restrict optimization flags to -O1 and use -O3 again. Stack protection is enabled when building with clang 3.5.0 or newer ...

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Kodi 17.6 – The Last for v17 “Krypton” Released (How to Install)

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Kodi media center reached the 17.6 release earlier today with a few changes. The development now is focused on Kodi 18 “Leia”. As the last bug-fix release for v17 “Krypton”, Kodi 17.6 contains only a few changes: Fix possible crash in controller dialog Update standard scrapers to lastest version available on release Fix possible connection issues with internal webserver Fix ...

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Linux Twitter App ‘Corebird’ Reached 1.7.2 (How to Install)

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Corebird, a native GTK+ twitter client for the Linux desktop, got an update a few hours ago with some bug-fixes and translation updates. Changes in Corebird 1.7.2: Fix window cancel button label mixup Fix potential crash when composing a tweet Fix abort when trying to detect emoji support Fix spell checking Update translations How to Install Corebird 1.7.2 in Ubuntu: ...

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NVIDIA 387.22 Driver Adds GTX 1070Ti Support (How to Install)

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NVIDIA released the 387.22 driver earlier today in its short-lived driver series for Linux. NVIDIA 378.22 features: New GPU support: GTX 1070Ti. Added an nvidia.ko kernel module parameter to enable experimental handling of laptop backlight brightness through /sys/class/backlight/. Added G-SYNC to all supported Vulkan swapchains for Maxwell and up. Various other improvements and bug-fixes. See here for details. How to ...

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Quick Tip: Enable SSH service in Ubuntu 17.10

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This quick tutorial is going to show beginners how to enable the Secure Shell (SSH) service in Ubuntu 17.10. Ubuntu offers OpenSSH, OpenBSD Secure Shell, in its universe repository. It is a suite of security-related network-level utilities based on the SSH protocol. To install it, open terminal via Ctrl+Alt+T or login to command console and run command: sudo apt-get install ...

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Kodi 17.5 Released! How to Install it in Ubuntu via PPA

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Kodi media center reached 17.5 release a day ago with several fixes to the Kodi 17. Changes in Kodi 17.5: Joysticks: Fix accelerometers preventing screensaver More robust way of handling audio output on variety of Android devices Fix playback of DVD file over network on Linux Update to FFmpeg 3.1.11 Fix up and down buttons on ir remotes with macOS ...

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