Tag Archives: media

Kodi 17.5 Released! How to Install it in Ubuntu via PPA

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Kodi media center reached 17.5 release a day ago with several fixes to the Kodi 17. Changes in Kodi 17.5: Joysticks: Fix accelerometers preventing screensaver More robust way of handling audio output on variety of Android devices Fix playback of DVD file over network on Linux Update to FFmpeg 3.1.11 Fix up and down buttons on ir remotes with macOS ...

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Install Plex Media Server easily via Snap in Ubuntu 16.04 / Higher

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Plex media server now is easy to install in Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 17.04, and their derivatives via Snap app. Install it either from Ubuntu Software or via snap command, and it will be updated automatically. Plex organizes all of your personal media so you can easily access and enjoy it through a web UI over the network. Or ...

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MPV 0.26.0 Released with Universal Windows Plaform (UWP) Support

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MPV, an open-source MPlayer and mplayer2 based media player, has reached the 0.26.0 release today with new features, bug-fixes, and various other changes. Changes in MPV 0.26.0 include: Universal Windows Plaform (UWP) support (libmpv only) Require FFmpeg >= 3.2 for VA-API/VDPAU hardware decoding Disable DVB support by default since it doesn’t work on some old kernels. Built-in V4L TV support ...

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Kodi 17.2 Released with Security Patch, How to Install in Ubuntu

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The second maintenance release of Kodi Media Center v17 “Krypton” was released a few days ago with a security fix and various other bug-fixes. You may have read in the news that malicious subtitle zip files could potentionally infect and harm your media player including Kodi. When Check Point researchers uncovered this flaw they contact us up front to less ...

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How to Install FFmpeg 3.2 via PPA in Ubuntu 16.04

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The latest FFmpeg multimedia framework has reached the 3.2 release a few days ago. Here’s how to easily install it in Ubuntu 16.04 via PPA repository. FFmpeg 3.2 is so far the latest stable release contains up-to-date library versions like libavutil 55.34.100, libavcodec 57.64.100, libavformat 57.56.100, libavdevice 57.1.100, libavfilter 6.65.100, libavresample 3.1.0, libswscale 4.2.100, libswresample 2.3.100, and libpostproc 54.1.100. See ...

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