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How to Install TeX Live 2016 in Ubuntu 16.04, 14.04

Quick tutorial for those who want to install the latest TeX Live 2016 in Ubuntu 16.04 or Ubuntu 14.04 LTS via PPA. What’s new in TeX Live 2016: GNU Privacy Guard (GPG) is used for file verification for update security. There are a lot of changes in LuaTeX backend. pdfTeX and XeTeX got new primitives (fundamental commands). MetaFont got experimental ...

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How to Install SMPlayer 13.9 in Ubuntu 16.04, Linux Mint 18


SMPlayer, the graphical front-end for MPlayer and mpv, has reached the 13.9 release a few days ago. SMPlayer 13.9 features option to send audio to specified device, return to Qt4 in Linux due to some Qt5 bugs. There are also a few improvements on the playlist: ability to hide any column (right click to see the options) a new search ...

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VirtualBox 5.1.6 Brings Kernel 4.8 Fix [How-to Install]


Oracle VirtualBox 5.1.6, the third maintenance release for the 5.1 series, has been released with Linux 4.8 fixes for kernel display driver issues, various fixes to the Linux installer/additions packages, microphone input support, GUI, etc. VirtualBox 5.1.6 Changelog: GUI: fixed issue with opening ‘.vbox’ files and it’s aliases GUI: keyboard grabbing fixes GUI: fix for passing through Ctrl + mouse-click ...

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Vim 8.0 Released! How to install it in Ubuntu 16.04


Vim (Vi Improved) text editor has reached the 8.0 release, the first major Vim release in ten years. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 14.04 via PPA. Vim 8.0 brings some interesting new features, many small improvements and lots of bug fixes. Here are some of them: Asynchronous I/O support, channels, JSON Jobs Timers Partials, Lambdas and ...

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How to Install GTK and Icon Themes in Ubuntu 16.04 [Beginner Guide]

Want to change the look and feel of your Ubuntu Desktop? Well, it’s easy to do this by installing and applying new GTK and Icon themes with this simple tutorial. In Ubuntu, GTK themes change the look and feel of your desktop panel, application window, menu, etc. And icon themes change the system-wide icons. Install GTK and Icon Theme in ...

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Install CPU-Z Linux Alternative ‘i-Nex’ in Ubuntu 16.04


i-Nex is a free and open-source tool that gathers and displays system and hardware components information in Ubuntu Linux. i-Nex offers a CPU-Z like interface that displays information about: CPU model, temperature, cache, usage. GPU model, OpenGL, GLX, Kernel driver, memory usage, etc. Motherboard model and BIOS info Audio info and ALSA driver. System, Desktop environment, Window manager, themes. current ...

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Nvidia 370.28 Adds PRIME Sync, Pascal Overclock [Howto-Install]


NVIDIA Team announced the release of Nvidia 370.28 yesterday as the first stable release for the 370 series driver in their short-lived branch. Nvidia 370.28 adds over- and under-clocking support for GeForce GTX 1000 “Pascal” graphics cards, initial support for PRIME Synchronization to synchronize flipping between an NVIDIA PRIME display source and a separate PRIME display sink (requires X.Org Server ...

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ClipGrab Let’s You Download YouTube, Vimeo Videos in Ubuntu


Looking for an application to download videos from YouTube, Vimeo, and/or other video sites? Well, ClipGrab is a free and simple tool to do this in Linux, Windows, and OS X. ClipGrab supports downloading videos from YouTube, Vimeos, Dailymotion, Metacafe, and many other online video sites. It also features: search videos on YouTube convert videos to MPEG4, MP3, and other ...

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Install The Latest Intel Graphics Driver in Ubuntu 16.04

intel graphics driver

Intel has recently announced the release of its Linux Graphics Update Tool 2.0.2. Ubuntu 16.04 is supported so it’s easy to install the latest Intel Graphics Stack in this LTS release. The new release supports for Ubuntu 16.04, and Fedora 24, and it’s available for download at the link below: Once you downloaded the .deb package, click install it via ...

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Opera 39 Goes Stable, How to Install it in Ubuntu

Opera web browser

Opera web browser for Linux finally reached the 39 stable release. It’s now based on Chromium 52.0.2743.116. What’s new in Opera 39: ES2016 exponentiation operator Fetch API: Response construction with ReadableStream Fetch API: referrer policy 2D canvas filters createImageBitmap options Invalidvalues are no longer treated as subtitles Web Audio updates. See more in changelog page. How to install Opera 39 ...

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