HandBrake 1.0.3 Released! How to Install it in Ubuntu

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Handbrake, the popular open-source video transcoder, has reached the 1.0.3 release hours ago with various video / audio, and platform fixes. Handbrake 1.0.3 is a bug-fix release. According to the release note it brings fixes to: Fix H.264 decoding using Libav where the initial GOP was dropped Fix 2-pass x265 encoding where the source header incorrectly specifies frame rate Fix ...

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How to Install Komodo Edit 10.2 in Ubuntu 16.04 / 16.10

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This is a quick tutorial for beginners how to install the latest Komodo Edit (10.2.0 so far) in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 16.10, and later. Komodo Edit is a free text editor for dynamic programming languages. It was introduced in January 2007 to complement ActiveState’s commercial Komodo IDE. As of version 4.3, Komodo Edit is built atop the Open Komodo project. ...

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Ubuntu 16.04: Enable GTK3 Header Bar in Nautilus File Browser

Do you like Client-Side Decorations, the GNOME 3 GTK header bars? Well, here’s how to enable GTK header bar in Nautilus file browser in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 16.10, and higher. GtkHeaderBar is similar to a horizontal GtkBox. It allows children to be placed at the start or the end. In addition, it allows a title and subtitle to be displayed. ...

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Evernote Linux Client ‘NixNote’ 2.0 Goes Stable [How-to-Install]

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NixNote, an unofficial Evernote client for Linux, finally reached the 2.0 stable release. The developer announced that: In the immortal words of Homer J. Simpson, “WOOHOO!” NixNote 2.0 is up on SourceForge. After about 5 years I’m finally crazy enough to declare it out of beta. There are still issues (there will always be issues) but I think this is ...

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Inkscape 0.92.1 Released with Various Fixes [PPA]

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Inkscape 0.92.1, a new stability and bugfix release of the open-source vector graphics editor, has been released days ago. Inkscape 0.92.1 brings mainly following bug-fixes: Text: baseline-spacing related issues with regular and flowed text in legacy Inkscape SVG files Text: Default baseline spacing stored in relative units is always converted to document units Path effects: Crash on ungroup if group ...

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Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS Finally Released

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The second point release, Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS (Long-Term Support), was finally released a few hours ago. The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce the release of Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS (Long-Term Support) for its Desktop, Server, and Cloud products, as well as other flavours of Ubuntu with long-term support. Like previous LTS series’, 16.04.2 includes hardware enablement stacks for use on ...

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How to Install MPV Media Player 0.24 in Ubuntu 16.04, 16.10

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MPV media player, a fork of MPlayer / MPlayer2, has reached the 0.24 release. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 16.10, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 17.04, and their derivatives. mpv was forked in 2012 from mplayer2, which was forked in 2010 from MPlayer. The motive for the fork was to encourage developer activity by removing unmaintainable code and dropping support ...

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QtWebEngine Browser QupZilla 2.1.1 Released with Fixes

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The fast and lightweight QupZilla QtWebEngine web browser has reached the 2.1.1 release days ago with some fixes. QupZilla is a new and very fast QtWebEngine browser since version 2.0. It aims to be a lightweight web browser available through all major platforms. This project has been originally started only for educational purposes. But from its start, QupZilla has grown ...

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NVIDIA Driver 378.13 Released, Allow to View Configured PRIME Displays

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The latest short-live Nvidia Linux driver branch has reached the 378.13 release. Features new GPUs support, xorg-server 1.19 support, ability to view configured PRIME displays in nvidia-settings, other features and various fixes. NVIDIA 378.13 changelog: Added support for the following GPU(s): Quadro P3000 Quadro GP100 Quadro P4000 Quadro P2000 Quadro P1000 Quadro P600 Quadro P400 Quadro M1200 Quadro M2200 Disabled ...

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How to Install UKUI (UbuntuKylin Desktop) in Ubuntu 16.10, 17.04

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Moving from Windows? UKUI is one of the Linux desktop environments that offers Windows 7 look like desktop appearance. UKUI is the default lightweight desktop environment for Ubuntu Kylin. It provides a simpler and more enjoyable experience for browsing, searching, and managing your computer. UKUI is developed by Ubuntu Kylin, an official Ubuntu flavor for Chinese. The desktop is forked ...

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