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MPV Player 0.27 Released with OpenGL Output Updates [Ubuntu PPA]

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MPV, the MPlayer-forked media player, has reached the 0.27 release earlier today with new features, performance improvements and various fixes. MPV 0.27 release highlights: handle media keys on Windows. rework of video output code for rendering API abstraction for future non-GL video outputs OpenGL updates include: support for embedded ICC profiles direct rendering support a compute shader based EWA kernel ...

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How to Install PyCharm 2017.2.2 in Ubuntu 16.04, 17.04

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JetBrains PyCharm IDE has reached 2017.2.2 release more than a week ago. Now you can easily install it in Ubuntu 16.04 and/or Ubuntu 17.04 via PPA. PyCharm 2017.2.2 fixed following bugs: An issue in the creation of Angular CLI projects Code insight and inspection fixes: “method may be static” issues, and misidentification of Python 3.7 Django: Cache conflict with Jinja ...

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Wine 2.16 Released with New Features and Various Fixes

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The latest Wine development release, Wine 2.16, was released last night with some new features and various bug fixes. Wine 2.16 adds support for pasting metafiles in RichEdit, better support for grayscale PNG images, support for safety features in library loading, better handling of transforms in GdiPlus, rendering improvements in DirectWrite, and a total of 19 bug-fixes. How to Install ...

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How to Install LibreOffice 5.4.1 via PPA in Ubuntu

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The first maintenance release for LibreOffice 5.4 series was released last night with a huge list of bug fixes. Here’s how to install it via PPA in Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 17.04, Ubuntu 17.10, and derivatives. Berlin, August 31, 2017 – The Document Foundation (TDF) announces LibreOffice 5.4.1, the first minor release of the new LibreOffice 5.4 family, which ...

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How to Install Mesa 17.1.8 via PPA in Ubuntu 17.04

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Mesa 3D graphics library has reached 17.1.8 release a day ago. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 17.04 via PPA. Mesa 17.1.8 has no new features but only bug-fixes that include: Fix segfault in glCompressedTextureSubImage3D [BYT] ES31-CTS.functional.copy_image.non_compressed.viewclass_96_bits.rgb32f_rgb32f radeonsi/gfx9: add a temporary workaround for a tessellation driver bug mesa: only copy requested compressed teximage cubemap faces docs: add sha256 checksums ...

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Wine 2.15 Released with AES Encryption Support

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The Wine development release has reached version 2.15 earlier today. Wine 2.15 added support for AES encryption, improved Bezier support in Direct2D, improved chunked transfer in WinInet, and fixed bugs for running Illustrator CS6, emClient, Bricscad, Joystick, Microsoft Outlook 2010, XM6 TypeG, Peavey Revalver IV, FUJITSU Software ATLAS,and Magic Online. How to Install Wine 2.15 in Ubuntu: The official Wine ...

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Shotwell 0.26.3 Released with Fixes (How to Install)

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While Shotwell 0.27 is still marked as unstable release, the Gnome photo management software got a new update for Shotwell 0.26 series a few hours ago with various bug-fixes and translation updates. Changes in Shotwell 0.26.3 include: Fix missing XML escape in wallpaper.xml file Fix missing “Photos” menu content Fix missing “find” icon Fix build macro for appstream Fix data ...

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Fotoxx Image Editor 17.08 Released, How to Install

Fotoxx, free and open-source Linux image editing and collection management software, has reached the 17.08 release a few days go. Fotoxx 17.08 release highlight: Thumbnails enlarged to 512 pixels for faster galleries Click to play video file thumbnails via default media player. New widget types to make some dialogs smaller to cover less of the image window. save and recall ...

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New Wine 2.14 Dev Released with Updated Mono Engine

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The new Wine development release has reached the 2.14 release days ago with new features and a total of 18 bug-fixes. The official repository has made the binary packages for Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 17.04, and their derivatives. What’s New in Wine 2.14: Mono engine updated with some bug fixes. C++ calling convention workarounds in the IDL compiler. Z-order ...

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Fullscreen Word Processor ‘Focus Writer’ 1.6.6 Released with Fixes

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Focus Writer, a simple open-source full-screen word processor, reached the 1.6.6 release days ago with some bug-fixes and translation updates. FocusWriter supports TXT, basic RTF, and basic ODT files. It allows you to customize your environment by creating themes that control the font, colors, and background image to add ambiance. It also features on-the-fly updating statistics, daily goals, multiple open ...

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