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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

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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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Wine 1.9.19 Released with Initial Bus Driver for HID

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The development series for the next stable Wine 2.0 has now reached the Wine 1.9.19 release. What’s new in Wine 1.9.19: Initial version of a udev bus driver for HID. Various improvements in joystick support. Initial implementation of DC rendering in Direct2D. Improved metafile support in GDI+. And a total of 19 bugs has been fixed in this release. See ...

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How to Install SMPlayer 13.9 in Ubuntu 16.04, Linux Mint 18

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SMPlayer, the graphical front-end for MPlayer and mpv, has reached the 13.9 release a few days ago. SMPlayer 13.9 features option to send audio to specified device, return to Qt4 in Linux due to some Qt5 bugs. There are also a few improvements on the playlist: ability to hide any column (right click to see the options) a new search ...

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VirtualBox 5.1.6 Brings Kernel 4.8 Fix [How-to Install]

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Oracle VirtualBox 5.1.6, the third maintenance release for the 5.1 series, has been released with Linux 4.8 fixes for kernel display driver issues, various fixes to the Linux installer/additions packages, microphone input support, GUI, etc. VirtualBox 5.1.6 Changelog: GUI: fixed issue with opening ‘.vbox’ files and it’s aliases GUI: keyboard grabbing fixes GUI: fix for passing through Ctrl + mouse-click ...

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