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How to Install JDownloader 2 in Ubuntu 16.04

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JDownloader is a free and open source download manager written completely in Java. It simplifies downloading files from One-Click-Hosters like Rapidshare.com or Megaupload.com, not only for users with a premium account but also for users who don’t pay. It offers downloading in multiple parallel streams, captcha recognition, automatic file extraction and much more. Additionally, many “link encryption” sites are supported, ...

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Twitch Indicator Notifies You When Followed Channels Go Live

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Twitch indicator is a system tray applet that tracks your followed channels and notifies you by popping up system notifications when they go live. The indicator applet provides a ‘Check Now’ option and a settings windows allows to: set your Twitch name refresh time interval option to disable notification When the broadcaster goes live, you can quickly access the live ...

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Install Evernote Client ‘NixNote 2’ in Ubuntu 16.04

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Nixnote is open-source desktop app for Evernote. It was written in Java until NixNote 2, which is a rewrite in C++ and Qt, with better performance and a reduced memory usage, though it still uses Java for encrypting and decrypting text which is optional. Nixnote Features: Synchronizes with Evernote servers Local data caching Cross platform Local-only and synchronized notebooks supported ...

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Install Canon IJ Printer Driver, ScanGear MP in Ubuntu 16.04

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While Canon currently only provides Linux drivers for the PIXMA products, other printer and scanner series Linux drivers are still maintained by the community. And here’s how to install the Canon IJ printer driver and SanGear MP in Ubuntu 16.04 via PPA. Supported devices: bjf9000, bjf900, bjs300, bjs500, bjs700 series e500, e510, e600, e610 series i250, i255, i550, i560, i850, ...

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

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Gnome Twitch is an open-source Twitch App for watching Twitch.tv 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

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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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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

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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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