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Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS Has Been Released

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The Ubuntu team has just announced the release of Ubuntu 16.04.1, the first point release of 16.04 LTS. The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce the release of Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS (Long-Term Support) for its Desktop, Server, and Cloud products, as well as other flavours of Ubuntu with long-term support. As usual, this point release includes many updates, and updated ...

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Oracle VirtualBox Reaches New Major 5.1 Release

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Oracle VirtualBox 5.1, a new major update, has been released on this Tuesday, July 12. Virtualbox 5.1 features overall migration to Qt5, better support for Python 3, HDA (High Definition Audio) support for newer Linux guests, various VMM improvements, and many other improvements and bug-fixes. Here are the full changes from the Virutalbox Changlog: New Features: VMM: new APIC and ...

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[How to Upgrade] Mozilla Firefox 47 Released

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Mozilla Firefox web browser has recently reached the 47.0 release, available for upgrade in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 12.04, and Ubuntu 15.10. New Features in Firefox 47.0: Support for Google’s Widevine CDM on Windows and Mac OS X. Enable VP9 video codec for users with fast machines. Embedded YouTube videos now play with HTML5 video if Flash is not ...

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DigiKam 4.13.0 Released, How to Install / Upgrade

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The open-source photo management software digiKam 4.13.0 has been released yesterday with various bug-fixes. KF5 port is still under process. Philip Johnsson is maintaining PPAs with the latest digiKam packages for Ubuntu 14.04 (both KDE 4.13 & 4.14) and Ubuntu 15.04. Below is how to install or upgrade to digiKam 4.13.0 via the PPA. 1. Add digiKam PPA – open ...

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How-to Install/Upgrade to digiKam 4.10 in (K)Ubuntu 15.04

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The open-source photo management software, digiKam 4.10.0, has been released last night with some bug fixes from Maik Qualmann who is maintaining KDE4 version while KF5 port is under progress. Here’s the full list of bugs fixed in digiKam 4.10.0: FILEIO : add non-rgb TIFF files support [patch] Crash when moving tags by D&D Can’t find Dutch translations of documentation ...

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Audacious 3.6.1 Fixes CD Playback and Crash Issue

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The first point release of Audacious Music Player 3.6 was released a few days ago with some important bug-fixes. According to the release note, Audacious 3.6.1 fixed unable to play CD disk, and player crashes on song change if auto presets is enabled. Also the new release fixed three other bugs include: Plugins disabled after upgrading audacious Winamp skin rendering ...

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Kodi (XBMC) 14.2 Released, Install it from PPA

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Kodi 14.2, the second and final point release of Kodi 14 Helix, formerly known as XBMC, was released today with various bug-fixes. The next will be Kodi 15 “Isengard”. Changes in Kodi 14.2: Fix: Application stopped responding on Windows Fix: Gap-less playback on MP3 Fix: Playback of rtmp protocol Fix: Scanning of newly added episodes Fix: Fix multipath source scanning ...

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Ubuntu MATE 14.04.2 Available for Download

Ubuntu MATE 14.04.2

Ubuntu MATE 14.04.2 was announced last night with a few fixes to 14.04.1, some new features, and some updated packages. Ubuntu MATE is an Ubuntu flavor uses MATE, the continuation of classic GNOME 2, as its default desktop environment. It’ll be an official Ubuntu flavor when Ubuntu MATE 15.04 is officially released. NOTE: Ubuntu MATE 14.04.2 is not an official ...

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Install Latest Intel Graphics Driver in Ubuntu 14.10

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Intel just announced a new release of its graphics installer application for Linux, added support for Ubuntu 14.10 and removed support for Ubuntu 14.04. The Intel® Graphics Installer for Linux* allows you to easily install the latest graphics and video drivers for your Intel graphics hardware. This allows you to stay current with the latest enhancements, optimizations, and fixes to ...

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GTK+ Music Player ‘Exaile’ 3.4.4 Released

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Exaile is an open-source music player for GTK+, works on Linux, Windows and Mac OS X. The player features: simple interface powerful music management smart Playlists advanced track tagging automatic album art, Lyrics, Streaming Radio, Podcasts. secondary output device support easily extensible with 50+ plugins available. The most recent Exaile 3.4.4 was released this Sunday with a few fixes and ...

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