How to Install / Upgrade to Kernel 3.19.2 in Ubuntu

Upgrade Linux Kernel in Ubuntu

The latest Linux Kernel 3.19.2 was announced yesterday morning by Greg Kroah-Hartman. All users of Kernel 3.19 series are urged to upgrade as soon as possible. According to the release note, Linux 3.19.2 mainly brings: improvements for x86 and PowePC architectures fixes and enhancements for the IPv6 and IPv4 network protocols improvements for the GFS2, NILFS2, eCryptfs, and NFS file ...

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Install Latest Intel Graphics Driver in Ubuntu 14.10

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Intel just announced a new release of its graphics installer application for Linux, added support for Ubuntu 14.10 and removed support for Ubuntu 14.04. The Intel® Graphics Installer for Linux* allows you to easily install the latest graphics and video drivers for your Intel graphics hardware. This allows you to stay current with the latest enhancements, optimizations, and fixes to ...

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GTK+ Music Player ‘Exaile’ 3.4.4 Released

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Exaile is an open-source music player for GTK+, works on Linux, Windows and Mac OS X. The player features: simple interface powerful music management smart Playlists advanced track tagging automatic album art, Lyrics, Streaming Radio, Podcasts. secondary output device support easily extensible with 50+ plugins available. The most recent Exaile 3.4.4 was released this Sunday with a few fixes and ...

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Install Yarock Music Player 1.0.1 in Ubuntu/Linux Mint

Yarock Music Player

Yarock is Linux native music player written in C++ using Qt and Phonon multimedia framework. It’s designed to provide an easy and pretty music collection browser based on cover art. Yarock player features: Music collection database (SQLite 3) Browse your local music collection based on cover art Easy search and filter music collection Manage favorites item (album, artist) Play music ...

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Install ‘GNOME 2’ MATE Desktop in Ubuntu 14.10, 14.04

Gnome 2 continuation Mate Desktop

For Ubuntu users who prefer the classic Gnome 2 Desktop but not satisfied with Gnome Fallback session, MATE Desktop may be a good alternative. The MATE Desktop Environment is the continuation of GNOME 2, which is under active development to add support for new technologies while preserving a traditional desktop experience. MATE Desktop is available via the official repositories for ...

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How to Install Strategy Game 0 A.D. Alpha 18 in Ubuntu

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Wildfire Games recently announced the eighteenth alpha version of its real-time strategy game 0 A.D. The code name is Rhododactylos. The new release comes with some new features: Nomad Game Mode: Players start with only some citizen soldiers and female citizens, and no civil center, and must build a base from scratch. In-Game Technology Tree: Allows players to see which ...

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Upgrade to Xfce 4.12 in XUbuntu 14.04/Linux Mint 17

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Xfce team recently announced the Xfce Desktop 4.12, a new stable release that supersedes Xfce 4.10. The new release comes after 2 years and 10 months of work and features: Alt+Tab dialog with optional windows preview and a list mode (Settings Manager -> Window Manager Tweaks) Xfce panel intelligently hide and GTK3 plugins support. Better multi-monitor support. Allow set different ...

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How to Install Faenza Icon Theme in Ubuntu 15.04

Faenza icon theme

This quick tutorial is going to show you how to install the popular Faenza Icons set in the next Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet. Two ways: you can select install the icon set from either the source tarball or a .deb binary created by developer. Install Faenza from source package Installing Faenza icon theme from its source tarball is quite easy ...

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See The Default Wallpaper in Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid

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  The default desktop wallpaper for the upcoming Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet was announced today. Will Cooke, the Ubuntu Desktop Engineering Manager at Canonical, today posted this purple wallpaper as the official Ubuntu 15.04 wallpaper. Also there’s an alternative greyscale version:   Both wallpapers can be downloaded at bugs.launchpad.net (attachment)

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Install BirdFont Font Editor 2.2.0 in Ubuntu

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BirdFont font editor reached the 2.2.0 release on 09 Mar 2015. Here’s the changes and how-to-install/upgrade instructions. BirdFont is a free font editor that lets you create vector graphics and export TTF, EOT & SVG fonts. It is developed by Johan Mattsson with a good number of people contributing translations and patches. The editor is written in Vala and has ...

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