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Wine 2.17 Released with DirectWrite Improvements & Various Fixes

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The latest Wine development has reached the 2.17 release with DirectWrite, virtual memory improvements and various bug-fixes. Wine 2.17 brings better support for grayscale mode in DirectWrite, per-application StartupWMClass in desktop files, virtual memory compatibility improvements, palette handling improvements in WindowsCodecs, reply messages improvements in WebServices, and a total of 20 bug fixes. How to Install Wine 2.17 in Ubuntu: ...

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MPV Player 0.27 Released with OpenGL Output Updates [Ubuntu PPA]

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MPV, the MPlayer-forked media player, has reached the 0.27 release earlier today with new features, performance improvements and various fixes. MPV 0.27 release highlights: handle media keys on Windows. rework of video output code for rendering API abstraction for future non-GL video outputs OpenGL updates include: support for embedded ICC profiles direct rendering support a compute shader based EWA kernel ...

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Wine 2.16 Released with New Features and Various Fixes

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The latest Wine development release, Wine 2.16, was released last night with some new features and various bug fixes. Wine 2.16 adds support for pasting metafiles in RichEdit, better support for grayscale PNG images, support for safety features in library loading, better handling of transforms in GdiPlus, rendering improvements in DirectWrite, and a total of 19 bug-fixes. How to Install ...

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How to Install LibreOffice 5.4.1 via PPA in Ubuntu

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The first maintenance release for LibreOffice 5.4 series was released last night with a huge list of bug fixes. Here’s how to install it via PPA in Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 17.04, Ubuntu 17.10, and derivatives. Berlin, August 31, 2017 – The Document Foundation (TDF) announces LibreOffice 5.4.1, the first minor release of the new LibreOffice 5.4 family, which ...

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How to Install Mesa 17.1.8 via PPA in Ubuntu 17.04

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Mesa 3D graphics library has reached 17.1.8 release a day ago. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 17.04 via PPA. Mesa 17.1.8 has no new features but only bug-fixes that include: Fix segfault in glCompressedTextureSubImage3D [BYT] ES31-CTS.functional.copy_image.non_compressed.viewclass_96_bits.rgb32f_rgb32f radeonsi/gfx9: add a temporary workaround for a tessellation driver bug mesa: only copy requested compressed teximage cubemap faces docs: add sha256 checksums ...

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PyCharm 2017.2.2 Released with New Project Screen Fixes

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The PyCharm team has announced the release of its python IDE, PyCharm 2017.2.2, a day ago after one week of release candidate. PyCharm 2017.2.2 fixed some issues on the create new project screen. An issue in the creation of Angular CLI projects Code insight and inspection fixes: “method may be static” issues, and misidentification of Python 3.7 Django: Cache conflict ...

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NVIDIA 384.69 Released with New GPU Support and Fixes

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The latest long lived NVIDIA Linux driver series has reached the 384.69 release with Quadro P4000 with Max-Q Design support, and a few bug-fixes. NVIDIA 384.69 features: New GPU Quadro P4000 with Max-Q Design support. Fixed an intermittent hang when using Vulkan to present directly to display with the VK_KHR_display extension. SteamVR was particularly affected by that hang. Disabled G-SYNC ...

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Wine 2.15 Released with AES Encryption Support

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The Wine development release has reached version 2.15 earlier today. Wine 2.15 added support for AES encryption, improved Bezier support in Direct2D, improved chunked transfer in WinInet, and fixed bugs for running Illustrator CS6, emClient, Bricscad, Joystick, Microsoft Outlook 2010, XM6 TypeG, Peavey Revalver IV, FUJITSU Software ATLAS,and Magic Online. How to Install Wine 2.15 in Ubuntu: The official Wine ...

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Shotwell 0.26.3 Released with Fixes (How to Install)

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While Shotwell 0.27 is still marked as unstable release, the Gnome photo management software got a new update for Shotwell 0.26 series a few hours ago with various bug-fixes and translation updates. Changes in Shotwell 0.26.3 include: Fix missing XML escape in wallpaper.xml file Fix missing “Photos” menu content Fix missing “find” icon Fix build macro for appstream Fix data ...

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PyCharm IDE 2017.2.1 Released with Various Fixes

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JetBrains PyCharm python IDE got an update by releasing version 2017.2.1 a day ago. The new release brings various bug fixes to Python 3.6, JavaScript, Docker, and more. Changes in PyCharm IDE 2017.2.1 includes: Docker: Python console volume issue fix, and various other fixes Debugging: concurrency visualization for Python 3.6, and console fixes Inspections: variable type comparison bugs Namespace package ...

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