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How to Install Kotlin compiler in Ubuntu 18.04/16.04


This quick tutorial is going to show you how to install the command line Kotlin compiler in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 17.10, Ubuntu 18.04. Kotlin is a statically typed programming language that runs on the Java virtual machine and also can be compiled to JavaScript source code or use the LLVM compiler infrastructure. Kotlin is a fully supported programming language by ...

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How to Create ‘System Restore’ Points in Ubuntu 18.04

Looking for a software that similar to System Restore in Windows or Time Machine tool in Mac OS? TimeShift is an open-source software for Linux that creates file system snapshots, which can be used to restore your Ubuntu to a previous state. TimeShift creates snapshots using rsync+hardlinks, or BTRFS snapshots. It is designed to protect only system files and settings. ...

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Mass Resize / Rotate Images Easily via Context Menu in Ubuntu 18.04

For those who want to quickly resize or rotate single or a batch of image files, without launching a third-party application, you can do it easily from files’ right-click menu. Gnome’s default file browser Nautilus has an extension called nautilus-image-converter. To install it, open terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) and run command: sudo apt-get install nautilus-image-converter Input your password (no visual feedback while ...

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How to Install Grub Customizer in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS


For those who need to modify the default Grub boot-loader settings, Grub Customizer is a useful tool with a graphical user interface. With grub customizer, you can: Rearrange, add, remove, rename boot menu entries. Hide or show boot menu while starting up. Change the default boot entry. Edit kernel parameters. Change the time delay to boot the default entry. Change ...

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Install Notepadqq (Notepad++ like Editor) in Ubuntu 18.04, 17.10


Notepadqq is a free and open-source Notepad++ like text editor for Linux. With more than 100 languages support, it is the ideal editor for your daily tasks. This tutorial is going to show you how to install the latest Notepadqq in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 17.10, Ubuntu 18.04, and their derivatives. Notepadqq Appimage: If you just want to give a try ...

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How to Disable Error Report Dialog Pop-up in Ubuntu 18.04

Disable Error Report

After a fresh installation of Ubuntu desktop, applications run into problem occasionally and error reporting dialog boxes pop-up. By sending the error reports, you can help developers debugging program crashes. For those who don’t want to see the annoying pop-ups, here’s how to disable Ubuntu Apport error reporting. 1. Open application launcher, search for and launch “terminal”. 2. When terminal ...

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How to Install Latest Transmission 2.93 in Ubuntu 16.04/17.10


While Ubuntu ships with old versions of transmission BitTorrent client, here’s how to install the latest transmission 2.93 in Ubuntu 16.04 and/or Ubuntu 17.10. Transmission 2.93 is a bug-fix release with following changes: Fix CVE-2018-5702 (dns rebinding attacks against daemon) Fix crash on handshake if establishing DH shared secret fails Fix crash when switching to next tracker during announcement Fix ...

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KeePassXC 2.3.0 Released! How to Install it in Ubuntu


KeePassXC, KeePass cross-platform community edition, reached the 2.3.0 release hours ago with many great new features! After a short beta phase, we are proud to release KeePassXC 2.3.0. With this release, we reach another major milestone on our journey to providing you with the best and most secure cross-platform password management tool. KeePassXC 2.3 comes with a lot of new ...

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FileZilla Client 3.31.0 Released with Crash Issues Fixed


FileZilla ftp client got an update a few hours ago. By releasing FileZilla 3.31.0, a few crash issues were fixed and a new feature was added. Changes in FileZilla 3.31.0 include: Allow trusting all subject alternative names (SAN) in a certificate if the current hostname matches the certificate OS X: Fix file lists becoming inresponsive when a file rename edit ...

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Install CopyQ Clipboard Manager 3.2 in Ubuntu 18.04/16.04

CopyQ clipboard manager

CopyQ, an advanced clipboard manager with editing and scripting features, reached 3.2 release a few hours ago with enhancements and various 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. The latest CopyQ 3.2 features: Add option to close main window when unfocused Add script ...

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