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HP Printer Drivers ‘HPLIP’ 3.17.11 Adds Ubuntu 17.10 Support

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HPLIP, open-source HP printer drivers, reached the 3.17.11 release with Ubuntu 17.10 (64-bit) support. HPLIP is an HP developed solution for printing, scanning, and faxing with HP inkjet and laser based printers in Linux. The project provides printing support for over 2,080 printer models–including; Deskjet, Officejet, Photosmart, PSC (Print, Scan, Copy), Business Inkjet, LaserJet, Edgeline MFP, and LaserJet MFP. The ...

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How to Install qBittorrent 4.0 in Ubuntu 16.04, 17.10, 18.04

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qBittorrent, free and reliable P2P bittorrent client, reached the new major 4.0.0 release a few days ago with many new great features and numerous bug-fixes. qBittorrent 4.0.0 features: Change qbittorrent logo. New icon theme with SVG source Drop Qt4 support. UI for managing locally banned IP list Support for specifying where to save/load config files. Support for portable mode. Possible ...

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MKVToolNix 18.0.0 Released with Performance Improvements

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MKVToolNix, free and open-source Matroska libraries and tools, reached 18.0.0 release with some small bug-fixes and a couple of performance improvements. Changes in MKVToolNix 18.0.0 include: When building with clang >= v3.8.0 or mingw >= 7.2.0, configure will no longer restrict optimization flags to -O1 and use -O3 again. Stack protection is enabled when building with clang 3.5.0 or newer ...

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Kodi 17.6 – The Last for v17 “Krypton” Released (How to Install)

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Kodi media center reached the 17.6 release earlier today with a few changes. The development now is focused on Kodi 18 “Leia”. As the last bug-fix release for v17 “Krypton”, Kodi 17.6 contains only a few changes: Fix possible crash in controller dialog Update standard scrapers to lastest version available on release Fix possible connection issues with internal webserver Fix ...

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Linux Twitter App ‘Corebird’ Reached 1.7.2 (How to Install)

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Corebird, a native GTK+ twitter client for the Linux desktop, got an update a few hours ago with some bug-fixes and translation updates. Changes in Corebird 1.7.2: Fix window cancel button label mixup Fix potential crash when composing a tweet Fix abort when trying to detect emoji support Fix spell checking Update translations How to Install Corebird 1.7.2 in Ubuntu: ...

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NVIDIA 387.22 Driver Adds GTX 1070Ti Support (How to Install)

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NVIDIA released the 387.22 driver earlier today in its short-lived driver series for Linux. NVIDIA 378.22 features: New GPU support: GTX 1070Ti. Added an nvidia.ko kernel module parameter to enable experimental handling of laptop backlight brightness through /sys/class/backlight/. Added G-SYNC to all supported Vulkan swapchains for Maxwell and up. Various other improvements and bug-fixes. See here for details. How to ...

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Kodi 17.5 Released! How to Install it in Ubuntu via PPA

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Kodi media center reached 17.5 release a day ago with several fixes to the Kodi 17. Changes in Kodi 17.5: Joysticks: Fix accelerometers preventing screensaver More robust way of handling audio output on variety of Android devices Fix playback of DVD file over network on Linux Update to FFmpeg 3.1.11 Fix up and down buttons on ir remotes with macOS ...

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Qmmp 1.1.11 Released with Enhancement (How-to Install)

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Qmmp, a Qt based audio player with winamp or xmms like interface, reached the 1.1.11 (and 0.10.11 for Qt4) release a day ago. Changes in Qmmp 1.1.11 and/or 0.10.11: added AAC mime types to the qmmp.desktop; added album artist support in the cue parsers; using game name as album tag in the gme plugin; fixed seeking in the mpris plugin; ...

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Oracle VirtualBox 5.1.30 Released with A Few Fixes

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Oracle VirtualBox got a new maintenance release earlier today. The new release features only a few fixes and translation updates. VirtualBox 5.1.30 release highlights: Fixed double mouse cursor when using mouse integration without Guest Additions on Mac OS hosts. Solaris hosts: allow increasing MTU size for host-only adapter to 9706 bytes to support jumbo frames Glibc 2.26 compile fix for ...

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SMPlayer 17.10.2 Released with Improvements (How to Install)

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SMPlayer, an open-source graphical front-end for Mplayer and MPV, reached the 17.10.2 release earlier today. SMPlayer 17.10.2 is a small release with some performance improvements. Changes in the release include: New option in Preferences -> Network to select the preferred quality for streaming sites The audio equalizer is now disabled by default on Linux to prevent a no sound problem ...

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