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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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KeePassXC Password Manager 2.3.1 Released (Ubuntu PPA)

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Just one week after the last major KeePassXC 2.3.0 release, the first bug-fix release 2.3.1 was announced earlier today. KeePassXC 2.3.1 added following bug-fixes: Fix unnecessary automatic upgrade to KDBX 4.0 and prevent challenge-response key being stripped Abort saving and show an error message when challenge-response fails Support inner stream protection on all string attributes Fix favicon downloads not finishing ...

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KeePassXC 2.3.0 Released! How to Install it in Ubuntu

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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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