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Install the Latest Remmina 1.2.0 in Ubuntu 16.04, 16.10

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For those who want to install the latest Remmina 1.2.0, the default GTK+ remote desktop client, a core developer has made the new Remmina Snap app for Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 16.10, and higher. Remmina is a free and open-source remote desktop client written in GTK+, aiming to be useful for system administrators and travellers, who need to work with lots ...

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HandBrake 1.0.2 Released with Several Fixes [how-to-install]

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The second bug-fix release for HandBrake video transcoder 1.0 series has been released one days ago with various video, audio, subtitles fixes, and Linux, Windows, Mac platforms fixes. HandBrake 1.0.2 changelog: Video Fixed point to point encoding end point when using frames as the unit Improve error handling for libdvdread and libavcodec decoders Audio Fixed an issue where fallback encoder ...

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SMPlayer 17.1 Released with Chromecast Support

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The SMPlayer media player has reached the 17.1.0 release one day ago with new feature experimental support for Chromecast. Just play a video in SMPlayer, then click the ‘Play on Chromecast’ option from the Play menu. A web page will be opened in your web browser, which will get the URL of the video. This web page can communicate with ...

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New Linux Driver Series ‘NVIDIA 378.09’ Beta Released

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NVIDIA Driver for Linux has reached the new short-lived 378 series by releasing NVIDIA 378.08 Beta a few days ago. Here’s the changes since NVIDIA 375.26: Added support for the following GPU(s): Quadro M1200 Quadro M2200 Added support for the ARB_parallel_shader_compile extension to allow multi-threaded compilation of GLSL shaders. Updated the X driver to ignore any Virtual Reality Head Mounted ...

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Free Batch Image Processor ‘Converseen’ Adds ImageMagick 7 Support

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Converseen, a free open-source batch image processor for Windows and Linux, has reached the 0.9.6 release with ImageMagick 7 support, though Ubuntu still offers 6.x in its main archives. Converseen allows you to convert, resize, rotate and flip an infinite number of images with a mouse click. Moreover, it is able to transform an entire PDF file into a bunch ...

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[Quick Tip] ‘Low Graphics Mode’ Option to Land in System Settings

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For the new Unity 7 low graphics mode, Ubuntu will soon made it easy to enable or disable this feature using unity-control-center (System Settings -> Appearance -> Behavior). The desktop team improved the Unity 7 low graphics mode a few months ago by reducing the amount of visual effects that are seen while running in low gfx. Now a toggle ...

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Avidemux Video Editor 2.6.18 Released with Some Fixes

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Avidemux, a free and open-source video editor written in C++, has reached the 2.6.18 release a few days ago with some fixes. Avidemux 2.6.18 is the first release in 2017 that features: Fix auto resize when video has ~ same dimension as screen * Fix multiple preview breaking navigation Fix slider and tooltips Mp4/Mp4v2: Allow E-AC3 How to install Avidemux ...

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Open Source Vector Drawing Software Inkscape 0.92 Released

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Inkscape, a free and open-source vector graphics editor, has reached the 0.92 release a few days ago with exciting new features. The Inkscape project announces a new version 0.92 of its popular vector drawing software. New features include mesh gradients, improved SVG2 and CSS3 support, new path effects, interactive smoothing for the pencil tool, a new Object dialog for directly ...

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HandBrake 1.0.0 Released After 13 Years of Development

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HandBrake, an popular and open-source video transcoder, has reached the 1.0.0 release after more than 13 years of development. HandBrake 1.0.0 brings a huge list of changes. Here are some of them: New online documentation at https://handbrake.fr/docs Completely overhauled the official presets New JSON-based preset system including command line support New JSON-based API for interacting with libhb Improvements to audio/video ...

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How to Install Darktable 2.2 in Ubuntu 16.04, Linux Mint 18

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The Darktable RAW photo workflow software has reached the new 2.2 stable series. Here’s how to install or upgrade it in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 16.10, and/or Linux Mint 18. What’s new in Darktable 2.2: Add new automatic perspective correction module Liquify tool for all your fancy pixel moving A new image module to use a Color Look Up Table (CLUT) ...

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