Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS Finally Released


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


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

QupZilla Web Browser

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


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


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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Mesa 17.0.0, the first year-based version, has been released


Mesa 17.0 has been announced yesterday at noon with OpenGL 4.5 capability, many big changes and improvements. Mesa 17.0.0 is the first release with the new year-based versioning system. Mesa-dev announced: As some of you have noticed we’ve skipped the 14-16 releases all together. Since Mesa has reached OpenGL 4.5 capability, as of Mesa 13.0.0, we decided to make a ...

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How to Install the Latest Mesa 13.0.4 in Ubuntu 16.04, 16.10


To play the some of the latest Steam game releases in Ubuntu, you may want to install the latest stable Mesa 13.0.4. The Ubuntu-X team PPA contains Mesa 13.0.4 for both Ubuntu 16.04, and Ubuntu 16.10. These packages are built against LLVM 3.9.1, which fixes some bugs for Radeon users. Mesa is an open-source implementation of the OpenGL, Vulkan and ...

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SMPlayer 17.2 Released with YouTube Fix [How-to-Install]


The SMPlayer media player has reached the 17.2 release a few days ago. Here’s how you can install it in Ubuntu and/or Linux Mint. SMPlayer 17.2 is a small release with following changes: Fix for YouTube The option to delete files from the disk in the playlist is back (enable it in Preferences -> Playlist -> Misc) The Linux package ...

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Vivaldi 1.7 Released with Built-in Screen Capture Tool

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The Vivaldi web browser has reached the 1.7 stable release one day ago, features a built-in screen capture tool. With Vivaldi 1.7, you can easily take a screenshot of full webpage or selection area using the camera icon from the Status Bar or with F2/⌘E quick commands and typing “Capture”. Screenshot can be saved on your disk or stored to ...

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Opera 43 Released, Make Web Pages Load Faster

Opera web browser

The Opera web browser has reached the new stable 43 release earlier today, the fastest version ever, brings instant page loading and Profile Guided Optimization (PGO). What’s New in Opera 43: Instant page loading is a new feature makes Opera predict which website you’re typing the address for. Once recognized, it begins loading the site in the background even before ...

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