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Wine 2.9 Released! How to Install it in Ubuntu

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The Wine development 2.9 was released earlier today. It features Direct3D tesselation shaders support, WebServices Binary mode support. Wine 2.9 also features clipboard changes detected through Xfixes, user interface improvements in RegEdit, and a total of 38 bug-fixes. See the announcement for details. How to Install Wine 2.9 in Ubuntu: The official Wine repository has built the packages for Ubuntu ...

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Kodi 17.2 Released with Security Patch, How to Install in Ubuntu

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The second maintenance release of Kodi Media Center v17 “Krypton” was released a few days ago with a security fix and various other bug-fixes. You may have read in the news that malicious subtitle zip files could potentionally infect and harm your media player including Kodi. When Check Point researchers uncovered this flaw they contact us up front to less ...

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NVIDIA 381.22 Released with More Vulkan Extensions [PPA]

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The new NVIDIA 381 driver series goes stable by releasing NVIDIA 381.22. The new release features some Vulkan extensions support and various bug-fixes. With a Vulkan loader version >= 1.0.42, following Vulkan extensions are now supported in NVIDIA 381.22: VK_EXT_acquire_xlib_display VK_EXT_display_control VK_EXT_display_surface_counter VK_EXT_direct_mode_display VK_KHX_external_memory VK_KHX_external_memory_fd VK_KHX_external_semaphore VK_KHX_external_semaphore_fd Other changes include: Fixed a bug that caused the GLX_EXT_buffer_age buffer age extension ...

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How to Install NVIDIA 375.66 in Ubuntu 16.04, 14.04, 17.04

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For those sticking to the latest long lived Nvidia Linux driver branch, Nvidia 375.66 was released a few days ago with GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and TiTAN Xp support. And now you can install the driver via PPA in Ubuntu. Besides GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and TiTAN Xp support, NVIDIA 375.66 also adds support for Quadro P3000 and Quadro M520 ...

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VirtualBox 5.1.22 Released with ALSA & Linux Addition Fixes

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Oracle VirtualBox 5.1.22, a new maintenance release for the 5.1 series, was released with some fixes to Linux hosts and additions. Virtualbox 5.1.22 Changelog: VMM: fixed VERR_IEM_INSTR_NOT_IMPLEMENTED Guru Meditation under certain conditions (5.1 regression; mostly Mac OS X hosts;) VMM: fixed software virtualization on Solaris hosts (5.1.20 regression) Storage: fixed a potential hang under rare circumstances Storage: fixed a potential ...

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How to Install the latest Mesa 17.0.4 in Ubuntu 17.04

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The Ubuntu-X Updates PPA just added support for Ubuntu 17.04 by providing the latest Mesa 17.0.4 graphics libraries. While Ubuntu 17.04 include Mesa 17.0.3 in its official repository be default. Mesa 17.0.4 is a bug-fix release that implements the OpenGL 4.5 API. Some drivers don’t support all the features required in OpenGL 4.5. OpenGL 4.5 is only available if requested ...

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Ubuntu 17.10 Will Switch to GNOME Shell [Release Schedule]

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Ubuntu 17.10 is code-named “Artful Aardvark”, scheduled for release in October 2017. As the one before next LTS (Long-Term Support), Ubuntu 17.10 will use GNOME Shell as its default desktop environment. The release schedule for this next Ubuntu development cycle has been published: Date Ubuntu 17.10 Events June 29th Alpha 1 (for opt-in flavors) July 27th Alpha 2 (for opt-in ...

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NVIDIA 381.09 Adds TITAN Xp & GTX 1080 Ti Support

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NVIDIA 381.09 beta, the first release for the new Linux driver series, was announced yesterday afternoon. NVIDIA 381.09 beta driver adds official support for the TITAN Xp, GTX 1080 Ti, and Quadro M520 GPUs, and restores support for GRID K520. The new driver also has support for recent kernels, including Linux 4.10. It disables OpenGL threaded optimizations by default due ...

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Gnome Twitch 0.4.0 Released! How to Install in Ubuntu

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GTK+3 Twitch Client ‘Gnome Twitch’ reached the 0.4.0 release a few days ago with mainly stability improvements and also some key features have been implemented. Gnome Twitch 0.4.0 release highlight: Better moving and resizing of chat Notifications have been re-enabled Language selection in Settings. Search settings menu allows to set to search for offline channels. Display all stream qualities and ...

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How to Reset Ubuntu to Its Original State via Resetter

Resetter is a new application designed to easily reset Ubuntu and/or Linux Mint to its original state with a few clicks. “It is an application built with python and pyqt that will help to reset an Ubuntu or Linux-Mint system to stock, as if it’s been just installed without having to manually re-install by using a live cd/dvd image. It ...

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