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How to Install Grub Customizer in Ubuntu 16.10

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Grub Customizer is an open source tool to configure the Grub 2 boot-loader appearances and settings with a simple graphical interface. With Grub Customizer, you can easily: add, remove, edit, rearrange Grub menu entries. Change default entry, visibility, timeout, kernel parameters. Change the resolution, background image, edit the font and color, etc. Reinstall Grub into MBR, so to load Ubuntu ...

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Disable, Remove Guest Account in Ubuntu 16.10 Login Screen

Remove Guest Login

For personal computers, one of the first things to do on a fresh Ubuntu installation is to disable or remove the Guest Account from Unity Login Screen. And this quick tutorial is going to show you how to do it in Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak. The default configuration files of the LightDM display manager are located in /usr/share/lightdm and /etc/lightdm/. ...

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How to Disable Error Reporting Pop-up in Ubuntu 16.10

Disable Error Report

On new installed Ubuntu 16.10 Desktop, you may have encountered some error reporting popups. This can be easily disabled if you find it annoying. The Ubuntu error reporting system is called apport, it tries to catch all program crashes in the background and report them to help the developers. Some stuck reports continue to pops up. You can get rid ...

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Install LightZone Photo Editor 4.1.7 in Ubuntu 16.04

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LightZone is a free, open-source, and professional-level digital darkroom and photo editor for Linux, Mac, and Windows. Its main purpose is to handle the workflow when handling images in various RAW formats and it is comparable to Adobe Systems’s Photoshop Lightroom. LightZone Features: Ability to read RAW files for a variety of cameras and display the metadata (e.g. exposure, ISO, ...

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Wine 1.8.5 Stable Released with Plenty of Bug Fixes

Wine running Windows apps on Linux

For those who are sticking to Wine 1.8 stable series, Wine 1.8.5 has been released a few hours ago as the latest. According to the official announcement, Wine 1.8.5 does not bring any new feature. However, there are a total of 85 bug-fixes affect Windows Movie Maker 2.x, Microsoft Publisher 2007/2010, CAPCOM games, 3DMark03, Unreal Tournament 3, GOG Galaxy, and ...

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Install ‘RSS Guard’ RSS/ATOM Feed Reader in Ubuntu 16.04

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RSS Guard is simple, light and easy-to-use RSS/ATOM feed aggregator developed using Qt framework which supports online feed synchronization. RSS Guard is written in C++. It is pretty fast even with tons of messages loaded. The core features are: support for online feed synchronization via plugins, Tiny Tiny RSS (from RSS Guard 3.0.0), ownCloud News (from RSS Guard 3.1.0). multiplatformity, ...

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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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