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How to Install Audio Recorder in Ubuntu 16.04, 16.10

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While Ubuntu lacks a powerful and easy to use audio recording application in its main software archive, here’s how to install Audio Recorder, an open source sound recorder for Gnome 3 and Unity, in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 16.10, and Linux Mint 18. Audio Recorder records sound from your system’s sound card, microphones, browsers, webcams, and more. It provides a timer ...

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Vivaldi Browser 1.3 Released with Custom Themes

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“The most customizable web browser is now the most colorful.” Vivaldi 1.3 has been released recently, debuts with custom themes, enhanced privacy and much more. Vivaldi is a freeware web browser developed by Vivaldi Technologies, a company founded by Opera Software co-founder and former CEO Jon Stephenson von Tetzchner and Tatsuki Tomita. The browser is aimed at staunch technologists, heavy ...

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How to Install Twitch App ‘Gnome Twitch’ in Ubuntu 16.04

Gnome Twitch

Gnome Twitch is an open-source Twitch App for watching streams on Linux desktop without the hassle of flash or the web. It’s a GTK+3 software that so far features: Log in to your Twitch account browse the games and channels, search, add favorite channels change video quality support chat. How to install Gnome Twitch in Ubuntu: Gnome Twitch is ...

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How to Install Claws Mail 3.14.0 in Ubuntu 16.04 via PPA


Claws Mail, a GTK+ based, lightweight and fast email client, has now reached the 3.14.0 release. While Ubuntu 16.04 offers the old 3.13.2 in its main archive, here’s how to easily install the latest 3.14.0 release via PPA. Claws Mail Features: Quick response Graceful, and sophisticated interface Easy configuration, intuitive operation Abundant features Extensibility Robustness and stability See what’s new ...

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Install GTK3 Tiling Terminal Emulator ‘Terminix’ in Ubuntu 16.04

Terminix is a tiling terminal emulator for Linux using GTK+ 3. It allows splitting terminals horizontally and vertically, with drag and drop re-arranging terminals, and options to save and restore terminal layouts. The application uses CSD (i.e. the GTK HeaderBar) though it can be disabled if necessary. Other than Gnome, only Unity has been tested officially though users have had ...

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Wine 1.9.16 Released with JavaScript and Direct3D Improvements

Wine running Windows apps on Linux

Wine 1.9.16, a new development release of the open-source compatibility layer software for running Windows apps, was released one day ago. Wine 1.9.16 brings performance improvements to JavaScript and GDI, better 64-bit binary compatibility on macOS, more Direct3D command stream and shader instructions improvements, and a total of 43 bug-fixes. See more at How to Install Wine 1.9.16 in ...

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Install Atom Text Editor in Ubuntu 16.04 (both 32&64bit)

Atom is an open-source text editor designed to be deeply customizable, but still approachable using the default configuration. It’s a “hackable text editor for the 21st century”, built on Electron. While Atom offers only 64-bit binary packages (.deb) for Ubuntu, here’s how to install Atom in both 32-bit and 64-bit of Ubuntu 16.04, 14.04, and keep it up-to-date by receiving ...

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How to Install Minecraft in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 16.10


This tutorial is going to show you how to install Minecraft, the popular sandbox video game in Ubuntu 16.04 and/or Ubuntu 16.10. While the minecraft website offers .jar file archive that lacks app shortcut for Ubuntu Linux, an installer script was created and made into PPA that automatically downloads the game archive from Mojang’s servers and installs it on Ubuntu ...

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LibreOffice 5.2 Released, How to Install it in Ubuntu

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The Document Foundation announced the release of LibreOffice 5.2 hours ago, a feature-rich new major release of the open-source office suite. Berlin, August 3, 2016 – The Document Foundation announces LibreOffice 5.2, a feature-rich major release of the best free office suite ever created – targeted to early adopters and power users – with several user interface improvements and enterprise ...

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How to Install The Latest GIMP 2.9.5 in Ubuntu 16.04


GIMP, one of the most popular Linux image editor, has reached the 2.9.5 development release, which will finally lead to the next stable GIMP release 2.10. While Ubuntu 16.04 offers GIMP 2.8.16 in its main archive, you may either upgrade to the latest stable release, or try the 2.9 development release by following this simple tutorial. GIMP 2.9/2.10 Features preview: ...

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