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How to Install Quod Libet 3.9 in Ubuntu 16.04, 17.04

Quod Libet, a lightweight GTK+ audio player, reached the 3.9 release a few days. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 16.10, Ubuntu 17.04, and derivatives. Quod Libet is a GTK+-based audio player written in Python, using the Mutagen tagging library. It scales to libraries with tens of thousands of songs. It also supports most of the features ...

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Wine 2.9 Released! How to Install it in Ubuntu

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The Wine development 2.9 was released earlier today. It features Direct3D tesselation shaders support, WebServices Binary mode support. Wine 2.9 also features clipboard changes detected through Xfixes, user interface improvements in RegEdit, and a total of 38 bug-fixes. See the announcement for details. How to Install Wine 2.9 in Ubuntu: The official Wine repository has built the packages for Ubuntu ...

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


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


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


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


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


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


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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