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PyCharm IDE 2017.1.5 Released, How to Install in Ubuntu

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The PyCharm Python IDE has reached the new 2017.1.5 release one day ago with several bug-fixes. Here’s how to install or upgrade it in Ubuntu 16.10, Ubuntu 17.10 and derivatives via PPA. PyCharm 2017.1.5 fixed following bugs: Segfault in debugger with Python 3.6 Python debugging would generate ‘unknown opcode’ errors. Test runner: nose generates a bunch of empty lines with ...

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Snap App of GIMP Image Editor Available for Testing

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GIMP, a free and open-source raster graphics and image editor, now is available as Snap application in beta channel for testing. Daniel Llewellyn is calling for testing GIMP Snap app on snapcraft forum. It’s GIMP 2.8.20 available in beta channel at the moment. Open terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T or by searching it from app launcher) and run command to install it: sudo ...

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Circular App Launcher ‘Gnome-Pie’ 0.7.1 Adds Initial Wayland Support

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Gnome-Pie, a circular application launcher for Linux desktop, has reached the 0.7.1 release. The new release features initial Wayland support though it is very limited for now. Due to the current Wayland state and security concerns, Gnome-Pie in Wayland has following limitations: No key bindings. No delayed activation. No turbo activation. No mouse pointer warping. Only centered Pies. Transparent fullscreen ...

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Advanced Clipboard Manager ‘CopyQ’ 3.0.3 Adds New Documentation

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CopyQ, an open-source, cross-platform, advanced clipboard manager with editing and scripting features, has reached the 3.0.3 release days ago with new documentation, improvements and some bug-fixes. CopyQ monitors system clipboard and saves its content in customized tabs. Saved clipboard can be later copied and pasted directly into any application. CopyQ features: Support for Linux, Windows and OS X 10.9+ Store ...

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Wine Dev 2.12 Released with Audio driver for Android

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Wine, an open-source compatibility layer allows to run Windows applications on Unix-like systems, announced a new development release 2.12 yesterday. Wine 2.12 features: Audio driver for Android. Some performance improvements with async I/O. More RegEdit file parser improvements. Beginnings for MSI user interface support. And following bugs has been fixed in this release: Lost Horizon crash/page fault during Chapter 2 ...

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How to Install The Latest ‘WeeChat’ Chat Client in Ubuntu

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WeeChat is a fast, light and extensible chat client works on Linux, Windows, Mac OS X, Unix, BSD, and GNU Hurd. While Ubuntu repositories only provide an old version, here’s how to install the latest WeeChat via its official repository in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 17.04, Ubuntu 17.10, and derivatives. WeeChat Features: lightweight core with optional plugins. Full-featured IRC ...

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Free Financial-Accounting Software GnuCash 2.6.17 Released

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The GnuCash development team announced a new maintenance release of its personal and small-business financial-accounting software, GnuCash 2.6.17, a few days ago with various bug-fixes and some translation updates. Changes since GnuCash 2.6.16 includes: Prevent changing some Account Options if it has transactions Fix online banking wizard crashes for Windows Alert on missing account currency when opening account Gnucash 2.6.16 ...

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Green Recorder – Simple Linux Screen Recorder with Wayland Support

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Green Recorder is a simple desktop screen recorder for Linux supports for Wayland and Xorg. It’s free, open-source and built with Python, GTK+ 3 and ffmpeg. The UI is quite simple, just type a filename, select destination folder, file format, and which to record (audio, video, mouse cursor). There are also advanced options for setting frame rate, time delay, audio ...

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How to Install TV Browser 4 in Ubuntu 16.04, 17.04

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TV-Browser, a free and open-source digital TV guide software, has reached the 4.0 release a few days ago. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 17.04, Linux Mint 18.x and derivatives. TV-Browser is a Java program that gets the daily TV program (more than 1000 channels) from the internet and shows it clearly aranged – like a printed ...

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MKVToolNix 13.0.0 Released! How to Install it in Ubuntu

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MKVToolNix 13.0.0 was released a few days ago with a few small enhancements and bug-fixes. All users are recommended to upgrade to the new release. New features & enhancements in MKVToolNix 13.0.0: mkvmerge: MPEG TS reader: information about multiple programs will be output as container properties during verbose/JSON identification. MKVToolNix GUI: multiplex tool: added a column “program” to the tracks ...

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