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How to Install Linux Kernel 4.8 in Ubuntu / Linux Mint

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Linux Kernel 4.8 was released yesterday and Ubuntu Kernel Team has made the binary packages. Linus Torvalds announced: So the last week was really quiet, which maybe means that I could probably just have skipped rc8 after all. Oh well, no real harm done. This obviously means that the merge window for 4.9 is open, and I appreciate the people ...

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digiKam 5.2.0 Released, How to install it in Ubuntu 16.04

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The digiKam photo management software has reached the 5.2.0 release, available for install / upgrade in (K)Ubuntu 16.04 LTS via PPA. digiKam 5.2.0 introduce 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 ...

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Install Torrent-Search in Ubuntu To Search Torrents on Multi Websites

Torrent Search

Torrent Search is an open-source and cross-platform software allows to search for torrent files on different websites. Supported websites are integrated through plugins, which allows to easily extend the number of websites supported. The simply utility is written in Python with GTK+ widget, and it supports a list of tracker websites plugins by default: Install Torrent Search in Ubuntu: The ...

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SuperTux 0.5.0 Released, How to Install it in Ubuntu 16.04

SuperTux

SuperTux, an open-source Super Mario like 2D-Jump-‘n’-Run game, has reached version 0.5.0, a new stable release after less than a year of development. The most prominent change for SuperTux 0.5.0 is a new in-game level editor which allows you to create levels and worldmaps on-the-fly from within SuperTux itself. SuperTux 0.5.0 features: In-game level editor Improved levels in Antarctica and ...

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How to Install Racket (DrRacket) 6.6 in Ubuntu 16.04

Racket Language

While Ubuntu 16.04 offers the 6.3 release of the Racket language (formerly PLT Scheme), here’s the quick tutorial shows you how to install the most recent Racket 6.6 including DrRacket in Ubuntu 16.04 via PPA. For the changes since Racket 6.3 to 6.6, see the official blog. 1. Add the Racket PPA The software has an official Ubuntu PPA that ...

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How to Install MATE Desktop 1.16 in Ubuntu 16.04

MATE Desktop

MATE Desktop, the continuation of classic Gnome 2 Desktop environment, has reached the 1.16 release. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. MATE 1.16 is focused on improving GTK3+ compatibility, migrating components to newer libraries, fixing bugs and code hygiene. MATE 1.16 release highlight: Application and theme support for GTK+ 3.22. More applications build against GTK3+ only: Engrampa ...

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How to Install Simple Weather Indicator in Ubuntu 16.04

Simple Weather Indicator is a simple indicator applet for Ubuntu Unity and Gnome 3 Desktop that automatically detects user’s location and displays current temperature on panel. Simple weather indicator is a simple indicator to get weather temperature automatically. It calls two web services to detect location and gets weather temperature. Then it displays in the small indicator for users. Weather ...

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Sayonara Music Player 0.9.2 Released, How to Install in Ubuntu 16.04

Sayonara Music Player

The lightweight Sayonara music player has reached the 0.9.2 release with some new features and bug-fixes. Sayonara is a lightweight Linux audio player written in C++ with the Qt framework, it uses Gstreamer as audio backend. Though it’s small in size and low in CPU and memory usage, Sayonara holds a lot of features like: Manage large music library ID3-tag ...

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Opera 40 Released with A Free and Built-in VPN

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Opera web browser has just reached the 40 stable release a few hours ago. Features new free, unlimited, no-log built-in VPN service. Today, we launch Opera 40 with our new free, unlimited, no-log browser VPN service. With this launch, Opera becomes the first major browser to release a built-in VPN service. When turned on, the browser VPN creates a secure ...

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How to Install CodeLite IDE 9.2 in Ubuntu 16.04, 14.04

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While Ubuntu offers old versions of CodeLite in its main archive, here’s how to install the latest CodeLite IDE 9.2 in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 14.04, Linux Mint 18, 17. CodeLite 9.2 so far is the latest stable release of the C, C++, PHP and Node.js IDE. It comes with a large list of improvements and bug fixes. See release note ...

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