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 Install the Latest uGet Download Manager in Ubuntu 16.04

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uGet is a cross-platform, GTK+ download manager for Linux, Windows, and Android. It’s a full-featured download manager that is still light-weight and low on resources. uGet is available in Ubuntu Software by default, but Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, does not provide updates for the app. While Ubuntu 16.04 provide uGet 2.0.2, the latest stable release so far is version ...

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How to Install Lollypop Music Player in Ubuntu 16.04

Lollypop is a modern GTK+3 music player written in Python. It features: mp3/4, ogg and flac. Genre/Cover browsing Genre/Artist/Cover browsing Search Main playlist (called queue in other apps) Party mode Replay gain Cover art downloader Context artist view MTP sync Fullscreen view Radios support Last.fm support Auto install codecs HiDPI support Tunein support How to Install Lollypop in Ubuntu: The ...

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How to Play Encrypted DVDs in Ubuntu 16.04

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Due to legal and technical restrictions, Ubuntu does not provide DVD support out-of-the-box. So here’s how to install the restricted codecs to enable commercial DVD play back in Ubuntu 16.04. Play DVDs legally via Fluendo: Fluendo’s oneplay DVD player is a software application specially designed to reproduce DVD on Linux/Unix and Windows. It’s legal to use in all countries. The ...

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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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How to Install Enlightenment E19 in Ubuntu 15.10/15.04

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Quick tutorial shows you how to install the latest STABLE release of Enlightenment E19, the default Desktop Environment for Bodhi Linux,in Ubuntu 15.10 or Ubuntu 15.04. A PPA repository has been created that contains the stable version of Enlightenment E19 (0.19.9) and EFL. So far, Ubuntu 15.10, Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04 and Ubuntu 12.04 are supported. To install it, open ...

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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 Charge Your iPad / iPhone in Ubuntu 15.10/14.04

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Windows and Mac automatically charge an Apple device when it’s plugged via USB pot, but Ubuntu does not have that function out-of-the-box. An Apple charger utility has been created and made into PPA. Supports for Ubuntu 15.10, Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 12.04, Linux Mint 17, Elementary OS Freya, and other derivatives, though the title only says Ubuntu 15.10 and ...

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Install / Upgrade to Wine 1.7.50 in Ubuntu 14.04

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The Wine development release has reached version 1.7.50. Its official PPA has been updated for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and derivative. Wine (originally an acronym for “Wine Is Not an Emulator”) is a compatibility layer capable of running Windows applications on several POSIX-compliant operating systems, such as Linux, Mac OSX, & BSD. Instead of simulating internal Windows logic like a virtual ...

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Display Network Traffic Speed on Unity Panel

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Want to monitor your network traffic upload / download / total speed on Ubuntu panel? There’s a simple netspeed indicator called indicator-netspeed-unity that works on Unity and other desktops support AppIndicators, e.g., Elementary OS Freya How to Install indicator-netspeed-unity: The developer has made the indicator applet into PPA, available for Ubuntu 15.10, Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 12.04, and Elementary ...

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