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MPV Media Player 0.29.1 Released with Numerous Fixes

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MPV 0.29.1, an open-source media player forked from MPlayer and mplayer2, was released a day ago with many bug-fixes and minor enhancements. MPV 0.29.1 adds a new command option –cocoa-cb-sw-renderer to control whether or not to fall back on software rendering on macOS. And the new release also includes following changes: Fix for A-V drift on seeking. Fixes to remove ...

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Vivaldi Web Browser 2.0 Released! (How to Install)

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Vivaldi web browser reached the new major 2.0 release today with sync, resizable tab tiling, floating web panels and over 1,500 improvements since the first version of Vivaldi. New features in Vivaldi 2.0: Implement Syncing of Bookmarks, settings, etc. Add options to support for floating/overlay panels Make tiled tabs resizable List layout for Visual tab cycler Add predefined shortcuts for ...

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SMPlayer 18.9.0 Released with ‘Cast to Smartphone/tablet’ Support

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SMPlayer media player 18.9.0 was released today with YouTube fix and a new option. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 16.04. SMPlayer 18.9.0 adds “Cast to -> Smartphone/tablet” option in Play menu (Experimental). When you click the option, it pops up a dialog with a QR code that you can either scan to play the current video ...

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Gnome MPV (MPV Frontend) 0.15 Released with Enhancement

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Gnome MPV 0.15, a simple GTK+ frontend for MPV media player, was released a day ago with enhancement. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 16.04. Gnome MPV 0.15 release highlights: Set default screenshot directory to XDG_PICTURES_DIR Improve handling of –window-scale, –autofit, –autofit-larger, and –autofit-smaller Add command line option for setting WM_ROLE Add context menu item for removing ...

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How to Install LibreOffice 6.1 in Ubuntu 18.04, 16.04

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The default LibreOffice office suite reached the new major 6.1 released a few days ago. Here’s how you can install it in Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 16.04, Linux Mint 18/19, and derivatives. According to Libreoffice 6.1 release note, the new release brings new icon themes and app icons, better KDE integration, reworked image handling, improvements to Excel 2003 XML import, continued ...

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How to Install MPV 0.29 in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

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MPV 0.29.0, a free and open-source media player based on MPlayer and mplayer2, was released a few days ago. And now you can easily install it in Ubuntu 18.04 via PPA. MPV 0.29.0 was released with following changes: ao/openal: Add better sample format and channel layout selection ao/openal: Add support for direct channels output cocoa-cb: initial implementation via opengl-cb API ...

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VirtualBox 5.2.14 Released with Kernel 4.17, X11 Fixes

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Oracle Virtualbox got a new maintenance release for the 5.2 series today with various bug-fixes. According to the changelog, following items were added or fixed in VirtualBox 5.2.14: Fixed a segmentation fault when accessing the interface through VNC X11: handle repeating keys on the host system correctly VMM: Fixed emulation of the undocumented SALC instruction VMM: Fixed emulation of so-called ...

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Krita 4.1 Released with Great New Features (How to Install)

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A new stable series of the digital painting software Krita 4.1 was released today with exciting new features. Krita 4.1 features: A new reference images tool that replaces the old reference images docker. You can now save and load sessions: the set of images and views on images you were working on You can create multi-monitor workspace layouts An improved ...

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Sublime Text 3.1 Released! How to Install it in Ubuntu 18.04

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Sublime Text source code editor 3.1 was released a day ago lots of improvements for high DPI support. Sublime Text 3.1 release highlights: Windows 10/8.1 per-monitor DPI settings for handling mixed monitor configurations and on-the-fly DPI switching Lots of improvements for high DPI support on all platforms, including 8k monitor and @3x texture support Ligature support, with controls for customizing ...

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Qmmp Audio Player 1.2.1 Released with FFmpeg 4.0 Support

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Qmmp, a Qt based music player with winamp or xmms like interface, reached the 1.2.1 release (and 0.11.1 for qt4) a few days ago. The new Qmmp release features FFmpeg 4.0 support, and adds feature to change default user interface. Other changes include: fixed playlists moving fixed openbox support (1.2.1 only) fixed kwin support (1.2.1 only) fixed mp3 detection fixed ...

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