How to Change Login Screen via GTK Themes in Ubuntu 16.04

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Want to change your login screen? It’s easy to do it via a GTK+ greeter for the default LightDM display manager in Ubuntu 16.04. Using LightDM GTK+ greeter instead of the default Unity greeter allows users to theming Ubuntu login screen via GTK 3 themes, and icons. And there’s a simple graphical tool to configure all the settings. To get ...

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How to Install JDownloader 2 in Ubuntu 16.04

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JDownloader is a free and open source download manager written completely in Java. It simplifies downloading files from One-Click-Hosters like Rapidshare.com or Megaupload.com, not only for users with a premium account but also for users who don’t pay. It offers downloading in multiple parallel streams, captcha recognition, automatic file extraction and much more. Additionally, many “link encryption” sites are supported, ...

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Twitch Indicator Notifies You When Followed Channels Go Live

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Twitch indicator is a system tray applet that tracks your followed channels and notifies you by popping up system notifications when they go live. The indicator applet provides a ‘Check Now’ option and a settings windows allows to: set your Twitch name refresh time interval option to disable notification When the broadcaster goes live, you can quickly access the live ...

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Rhythmbox 3.4 Released with Web Remote Control Plugin

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Rhythmbox, the pre-installed music playing application, now reaches the 3.4 release with new plugin, many improvements, bug fixes and translation updates. Rhythmbox 3.4 brings the new web remote control plugin that sets up a web server via Python 3, allows users to control music playback remotely in a web browser. A key can be setup in Preferences for authentication purpose. ...

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Install Evernote Client ‘NixNote 2’ in Ubuntu 16.04

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Nixnote is open-source desktop app for Evernote. It was written in Java until NixNote 2, which is a rewrite in C++ and Qt, with better performance and a reduced memory usage, though it still uses Java for encrypting and decrypting text which is optional. Nixnote Features: Synchronizes with Evernote servers Local data caching Cross platform Local-only and synchronized notebooks supported ...

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Install Canon IJ Printer Driver, ScanGear MP in Ubuntu 16.04

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While Canon currently only provides Linux drivers for the PIXMA products, other printer and scanner series Linux drivers are still maintained by the community. And here’s how to install the Canon IJ printer driver and SanGear MP in Ubuntu 16.04 via PPA. Supported devices: bjf9000, bjf900, bjs300, bjs500, bjs700 series e500, e510, e600, e610 series i250, i255, i550, i560, i850, ...

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How to Install Audio Recorder in Ubuntu 16.04, 16.10

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While Ubuntu lacks a powerful and easy to use audio recording application in its main software archive, here’s how to install Audio Recorder, an open source sound recorder for Gnome 3 and Unity, in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 16.10, and Linux Mint 18. Audio Recorder records sound from your system’s sound card, microphones, browsers, webcams, and more. It provides a timer ...

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Vivaldi Browser 1.3 Released with Custom Themes

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“The most customizable web browser is now the most colorful.” Vivaldi 1.3 has been released recently, debuts with custom themes, enhanced privacy and much more. Vivaldi is a freeware web browser developed by Vivaldi Technologies, a company founded by Opera Software co-founder and former CEO Jon Stephenson von Tetzchner and Tatsuki Tomita. The browser is aimed at staunch technologists, heavy ...

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How to Install Twitch App ‘Gnome Twitch’ in Ubuntu 16.04

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Gnome Twitch is an open-source Twitch App for watching Twitch.tv streams on Linux desktop without the hassle of flash or the web. It’s a GTK+3 software that so far features: Log in to your Twitch account browse the games and channels, search, add favorite channels change video quality support chat. How to install Gnome Twitch in Ubuntu: Gnome Twitch is ...

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How to Install Claws Mail 3.14.0 in Ubuntu 16.04 via PPA

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Claws Mail, a GTK+ based, lightweight and fast email client, has now reached the 3.14.0 release. While Ubuntu 16.04 offers the old 3.13.2 in its main archive, here’s how to easily install the latest 3.14.0 release via PPA. Claws Mail Features: Quick response Graceful, and sophisticated interface Easy configuration, intuitive operation Abundant features Extensibility Robustness and stability See what’s new ...

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