Kodi 17.5 Released! How to Install it in Ubuntu via PPA


Kodi media center reached 17.5 release a day ago with several fixes to the Kodi 17. Changes in Kodi 17.5: Joysticks: Fix accelerometers preventing screensaver More robust way of handling audio output on variety of Android devices Fix playback of DVD file over network on Linux Update to FFmpeg 3.1.11 Fix up and down buttons on ir remotes with macOS ...

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Qmmp 1.1.11 Released with Enhancement (How-to Install)


Qmmp, a Qt based audio player with winamp or xmms like interface, reached the 1.1.11 (and 0.10.11 for Qt4) release a day ago. Changes in Qmmp 1.1.11 and/or 0.10.11: added AAC mime types to the qmmp.desktop; added album artist support in the cue parsers; using game name as album tag in the gme plugin; fixed seeking in the mpris plugin; ...

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Oracle VirtualBox 5.1.30 Released with A Few Fixes


Oracle VirtualBox got a new maintenance release earlier today. The new release features only a few fixes and translation updates. VirtualBox 5.1.30 release highlights: Fixed double mouse cursor when using mouse integration without Guest Additions on Mac OS hosts. Solaris hosts: allow increasing MTU size for host-only adapter to 9706 bytes to support jumbo frames Glibc 2.26 compile fix for ...

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SMPlayer 17.10.2 Released with Improvements (How to Install)


SMPlayer, an open-source graphical front-end for Mplayer and MPV, reached the 17.10.2 release earlier today. SMPlayer 17.10.2 is a small release with some performance improvements. Changes in the release include: New option in Preferences -> Network to select the preferred quality for streaming sites The audio equalizer is now disabled by default on Linux to prevent a no sound problem ...

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Matroska tools MKVToolNix 17.0.0 Released (How to Install)

Mkvmerge GUI

MKVToolNix 17.0.0 “Be Ur Friend”, a new release of the free and open source Matroska libraries and tools, was release yesterday with new features, enhancements, and various bug-fixes. MKVToolNix 17.0.0 release highlights: The word “timecode” has been changed to “timestamp” everywhere it was used in MKVToolNix. mkvextract’s command line interface has been changed to allow extraction of multiple items at ...

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Wine 2.19 Released with better Android Support

Wine running Windows apps on Linux

The Wine development 2.19 was released earlier today. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu via its official repository. Wine 2.19 features supporting for 32-bit float audio on Android, named pipes now fully handled by the Wine server. supporting for a new Microsoft root certificate. more transform fixes in GdiPlus. some heap allocation optimizations, as well as a total of ...

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KeePass 2.37 Released with New Features and Improvements


KeePass 2 password manager reached the 2.37 release days ago with many new features and performance improvements. KeePass was Windows only application. Since the 2.x series, it’s working on Linux with Mono project. If you prefer a password manager with native Linux support, try KeePassXC. KeePass 2.37 release highlights: When creating a new database, KeePass now offers to print a ...

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Wine 2.18 Released with Radial gradients in Direct2D

Wine running Windows apps on Linux

The Wine development 2.18 was released a day ago. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu via its official repository. Wine 2.18 features radial gradients in Direct2D, asynchronous message support in WebServices, virtual memory write watches improvements, freeType 2.8.1 compatibility fixes, as well as a total of 22 bug-fixes. How to Install Wine 2.18 in Ubuntu: The official Wine repository ...

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IntelliJ IDEA 2017.2.5 Released with New Features and Fixes


JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA java ide has reached the 2017.2.5 release last night with some new features and various bug fixes. IntelliJ IDEA 2017.2.5 release highlights: Allow “generate classes from database schema” for plain-JDBC developers Allow “Return of ‘null'” to be ignored when return type is java.lang.Void Add option to exclude transitive dependencies Speed up search for Maven library when exact ...

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NVIDIA 384.90 Released with Quadro P5200 Support & Fixes


The latest long-lived branch of NVIDIA driver for Linux has reached the 384.90 release with new Quadro P5200 GPU support and various bug-fixes. NVIDIA 384.90 release highlights: Added support for the following GPU: Quadro P5200 Fixed a regression that caused display flickering at lower PowerMizer performance levels on some GPUs. Fixed a regression that prevented console restoration after a VT ...

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