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Kodi 17.2 Released with Security Patch, How to Install in Ubuntu

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The second maintenance release of Kodi Media Center v17 “Krypton” was released a few days ago with a security fix and various other bug-fixes. You may have read in the news that malicious subtitle zip files could potentionally infect and harm your media player including Kodi. When Check Point researchers uncovered this flaw they contact us up front to less ...

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How to Install Latte Dock via PPA in KUbuntu 16.04, 17.04

Latte Dock is a new desktop dock for KDE Plasma Desktop. It’s more than an application launcher too as it can act as a total Plasma panel replacement. Latte is a dock based on plasma frameworks that provides an elegant and intuitive experience for your tasks and plasmoids. It animates its contents by using parabolic zoom effect and trys to ...

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How to Install YouTube-DL GUI in Ubuntu 16.04, 17.04

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Looking for a graphical front-end of youtube-dl, the popular cross-platform command-line YouTube downloading tool? Well, youtube-dlG is an open-source front-end GUI written in wxPython. The tool is quite simple, all you need to do is simply paste the video URLs (one URL per line) in the box set the format, quality, subtitles, etc in the Options dialog and finally click ...

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How to Easily Install Atom Text Editor in Ubuntu 16.04 & Higher

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The Atom text editor now is easy to install in Ubuntu 16.04 and higher via the Snap package. Atom is a free and open-source text and source code editor for macOS, Linux, and Microsoft Windows with support for plug-ins written in Node.js, and embedded Git Control, developed by GitHub. Atom is a desktop application built using web technologies. Most of ...

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NVIDIA 381.22 Released with More Vulkan Extensions [PPA]

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The new NVIDIA 381 driver series goes stable by releasing NVIDIA 381.22. The new release features some Vulkan extensions support and various bug-fixes. With a Vulkan loader version >= 1.0.42, following Vulkan extensions are now supported in NVIDIA 381.22: VK_EXT_acquire_xlib_display VK_EXT_display_control VK_EXT_display_surface_counter VK_EXT_direct_mode_display VK_KHX_external_memory VK_KHX_external_memory_fd VK_KHX_external_semaphore VK_KHX_external_semaphore_fd Other changes include: Fixed a bug that caused the GLX_EXT_buffer_age buffer age extension ...

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How to Install NVIDIA 375.66 in Ubuntu 16.04, 14.04, 17.04

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For those sticking to the latest long lived Nvidia Linux driver branch, Nvidia 375.66 was released a few days ago with GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and TiTAN Xp support. And now you can install the driver via PPA in Ubuntu. Besides GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and TiTAN Xp support, NVIDIA 375.66 also adds support for Quadro P3000 and Quadro M520 ...

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How to Install Avidemux 2.6.20 in Ubuntu 16.04, 17.04

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While Avidemux 2.6.21 contains only Win64 build issue, here’s how to install the latest Avidemux 2.6.20 for Ubuntu 16.04, and Ubuntu 17.04. Avidemux 2.6.20 is a small release with following bug-fixes: Audio: AAC in mpegTS fix Audio: external AAC import fix MKV: try to better guess original timestamp Russian and German translation update Filter UI fix Install Avidemux 2.6.20 in ...

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How to Install Discord Easily in Ubuntu 16.04 & Higher

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Discord, free voice and text chat app for gamers, now is easy to install in Ubuntu 16.04 and higher via Ubuntu Software App. Discord is a freeware proprietary VoIP application designed for gaming communities. It runs on Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Android, iOS, Linux, and in a web browser. It was just announced that Discord now is available SNAP app ...

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How to Re-enable Hibernate Option in Shutdown Menu in Ubuntu 17.04

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This quick tutorial is going to show you how to add back the ‘Hibernate’ option in the top-right corner shutdown menu in Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty Zapus. By default the hibernate option is disabled in Ubuntu Unity because it does not work in many cases and that cause you to lose data if you don’t make backups. To re-enable the feature, ...

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VirtualBox 5.1.22 Released with ALSA & Linux Addition Fixes

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Oracle VirtualBox 5.1.22, a new maintenance release for the 5.1 series, was released with some fixes to Linux hosts and additions. Virtualbox 5.1.22 Changelog: VMM: fixed VERR_IEM_INSTR_NOT_IMPLEMENTED Guru Meditation under certain conditions (5.1 regression; mostly Mac OS X hosts;) VMM: fixed software virtualization on Solaris hosts (5.1.20 regression) Storage: fixed a potential hang under rare circumstances Storage: fixed a potential ...

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