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Ubuntu 17.04 Code named ‘Zesty Zapus’

Mark Shuttleworth, Ubuntu founder, South African entrepreneur and space tourist, announced the codename of Ubuntu 17.04 today via a blog post “The mouse that jumped“: The naming of Ubuntu releases is, of course, purely metaphorical. We are a diverse community of communities – we are an assembly of people interested in widely different things (desktops, devices, clouds and servers) from ...

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NVIDIA 367.57 Adds NVIDIA 3D Vision 2 Stereo Support on Linux

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NVIDIA Linux driver 367.57 has been released as the latest long lived branch version. NVIDIA 367.57 adds support for NVIDIA 3D Vision 2 Stereo on Linux. This IR emitter can be used with stereo mode “10” set in the X configuration file. Besides that, only following bugs has been fixed in this release: Fixed a bug that could prevent systems ...

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Wine 1.8.5 Stable Released with Plenty of Bug Fixes

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For those who are sticking to Wine 1.8 stable series, Wine 1.8.5 has been released a few hours ago as the latest. According to the official announcement, Wine 1.8.5 does not bring any new feature. However, there are a total of 85 bug-fixes affect Windows Movie Maker 2.x, Microsoft Publisher 2007/2010, CAPCOM games, 3DMark03, Unreal Tournament 3, GOG Galaxy, and ...

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First Long Term Support KDE Plasma 5.8 Has Released

KDE Plasma 5.8

The KDE community announced the release of Plasma Desktop 5.8 a few hours ago as its first LTS (Long-Term Support) edition. Tuesday, 4 October 2016. Today KDE releases its first Long Term Support edition of its flagship desktop software, Plasma. This marks the point where the developers and designers are happy to recommend Plasma for the widest possible audience be ...

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How to Install Linux Kernel 4.8 in Ubuntu / Linux Mint

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Linux Kernel 4.8 was released yesterday and Ubuntu Kernel Team has made the binary packages. Linus Torvalds announced: So the last week was really quiet, which maybe means that I could probably just have skipped rc8 after all. Oh well, no real harm done. This obviously means that the merge window for 4.9 is open, and I appreciate the people ...

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digiKam 5.2.0 Released, How to install it in Ubuntu 16.04

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The digiKam photo management software has reached the 5.2.0 release, available for install / upgrade in (K)Ubuntu 16.04 LTS via PPA. digiKam 5.2.0 introduce a new red eyes tool which automatize the red-eyes effect reduction process. Faces detection is processed on whole image and a new algorithm written by a Google Summer of Code 2016 student named Omar Amin is ...

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SuperTux 0.5.0 Released, How to Install it in Ubuntu 16.04

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SuperTux, an open-source Super Mario like 2D-Jump-‘n’-Run game, has reached version 0.5.0, a new stable release after less than a year of development. The most prominent change for SuperTux 0.5.0 is a new in-game level editor which allows you to create levels and worldmaps on-the-fly from within SuperTux itself. SuperTux 0.5.0 features: In-game level editor Improved levels in Antarctica and ...

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Sayonara Music Player 0.9.2 Released, How to Install in Ubuntu 16.04

Sayonara Music Player

The lightweight Sayonara music player has reached the 0.9.2 release with some new features and bug-fixes. Sayonara is a lightweight Linux audio player written in C++ with the Qt framework, it uses Gstreamer as audio backend. Though it’s small in size and low in CPU and memory usage, Sayonara holds a lot of features like: Manage large music library ID3-tag ...

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Opera 40 Released with A Free and Built-in VPN

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Opera web browser has just reached the 40 stable release a few hours ago. Features new free, unlimited, no-log built-in VPN service. Today, we launch Opera 40 with our new free, unlimited, no-log browser VPN service. With this launch, Opera becomes the first major browser to release a built-in VPN service. When turned on, the browser VPN creates a secure ...

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Avidemux 2.6.14 Released, How to install in Ubuntu 16.04

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Avidemux video editor has reached the 2.6.14 release a few hours ago with translation updates, platform fixes, and following changes. Avidemux 2.6.14 release highlights: Qt version now automatically check if a new version is available (can be disabled in Preference) Decoding: Deal with corrupted stream in a nicer way (H264/TS) Decoding: Enable lagarith Decoding: Support for flac through libavcodec VDPAU: ...

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