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Wireshark 2.2.7 Released with Updated Protocol Support

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Wireshark, the open-source cross-platform network protocol analyzer, has reached the new stable 2.2.7 release a few days ago. Wireshark 2.2.7 fixed vulnerabilities in the DOF and DHCP dissectors, infinite loop issues in the Bazaar, SoulSeek, DNS, and DICOM dissectors, as well as a memory exhaustion bug in the openSAFETY dissector. Also several crashes in the MSNIP, ROS, RGMP, and IPv6 ...

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How to Install Scribus 1.5.3 in Ubuntu 16.04 via PPA

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The latest development of Scribus desktop publishing (DTP) application has reached the 1.5.3 release a few days ago. Since the official scribus PPA still provides the old 1.5.2 release, here’s how to install Scribus 1.5.3 via a third-party PPA. The Scribus Team is very pleased to announce the release of the development version Scribus 1.5.3, which is another major step ...

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Secure Lan Messenger BeeBEEP 4.0 Released (How to Install in Ubuntu)

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BeeBEEP, an open-source, cross-platform, peer to peer lan messenger, has reached the 4.0.0 release a few days ago. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 17.04, Linux Mint 18, and derivatives. With BeeBEEP, you can talk and send files with all your friends inside a local area network such of an office, home or internet cafe without a ...

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Shotwell 0.26.2 Released! How to Install it via PPA in Ubuntu

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Gnome photo management software Shotwell 0.26.2 was released hours ago. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 16.10, Ubuntu 17.04, and derivatives via PPA. Shotwell 0.26.2 is a small bug-fix release with following changes: Fix issue when minimizing publishing UI on Unity Fix browsing on GVFS-mounted file systems Fix missing linebreaks in comments when writing back meta-data Fix ...

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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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