Tag Archives: Ubuntu 16.04

How to Install The Latest ‘WeeChat’ Chat Client in Ubuntu

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WeeChat is a fast, light and extensible chat client works on Linux, Windows, Mac OS X, Unix, BSD, and GNU Hurd. While Ubuntu repositories only provide an old version, here’s how to install the latest WeeChat via its official repository in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 17.04, Ubuntu 17.10, and derivatives. WeeChat Features: lightweight core with optional plugins. Full-featured IRC ...

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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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Supports for Ubuntu 15.10 Ends Today

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Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf has reached the end of its life today. The desktop users will no longer receive security notices, critical fixes, or updated packages. Ubuntu team announced a few weeks ago: Ubuntu announced its 15.10 (Wily Werewolf) release almost 9 months ago, on October 22, 2015. As a non-LTS release, 15.10 has a 9-month month support cycle and, ...

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How to Install Slack for Linux Client in Ubuntu 16.04

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This quick tutorial is going to show you how to install the Slack Linux desktop app in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. The official Slack client for Linux: Slack recently provides official client for Linux. It’s still in beta but offers all the features that you would expect from the native client. To install it, simply download the package from the link ...

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How to Install the Latest uGet Download Manager in Ubuntu 16.04

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uGet is a cross-platform, GTK+ download manager for Linux, Windows, and Android. It’s a full-featured download manager that is still light-weight and low on resources. uGet is available in Ubuntu Software by default, but Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, does not provide updates for the app. While Ubuntu 16.04 provide uGet 2.0.2, the latest stable release so far is version ...

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How to Play Encrypted DVDs in Ubuntu 16.04

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Due to legal and technical restrictions, Ubuntu does not provide DVD support out-of-the-box. So here’s how to install the restricted codecs to enable commercial DVD play back in Ubuntu 16.04. Play DVDs legally via Fluendo: Fluendo’s oneplay DVD player is a software application specially designed to reproduce DVD on Linux/Unix and Windows. It’s legal to use in all countries. The ...

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