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Gscan2pdf 1.8.4 Released, How to Install it in Ubuntu

Gscan2pdf, a graphical tool to produce PDFs or DjVus from scanned documents, has reached the 1.8.4 release hours ago. Several bugs has been fixed in the release. Gscan2pdf is an open-source tool for Linux that features: Compatible with any SANE-capable scanner Crop, threshold & clean up scan Reorder pages via DND Write multi-page scan to PDF, DjVu or TIFF Write ...

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Oracle VirtualBox 5.1.26 Released with Audio / Network fixes

A new maintenance release of Virtualbox 5.1 series, Virtualbox 5.1.26, was released hours ago with various bug fixes to audio, Linux network interface, etc. Virtualbox 5.1.26 changelog: VMM: reset the TSC on VM reset to work around a Windows bug Audio: fixed memory leak when enabled with VRDP connections Audio: fixed creation of too many sound sinks on Linux hosts ...

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PyCharm 2017.2 Released with SSH Agent (How-to Install)

PyCharm IDE has reached the new major 2017.2 release last night. The new release features Docker Compose support on Windows, SSH Agent, Azure Databases, and Amazon Redshift support. PyCharm 2017.2 features: Small improvements for editing Python files Docker Compose is supported on Windows (only for professional) Support SSH Agent to handle SSH private keys. (only for Professional) Database tools fully ...

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Nvidia 384.59 Released with GT 1030, MX150 Support


The latest long lived Nvidia driver series for Linux has reached the 384.59 release. It features new GPUs GeForce GT 1030 and GeForce MX150 support and various bug-fixes. More changes in NVIDIA 384.59: Fixed stereo eye assignment not applied in the nvidia-settings. Fixed hibernate to hang during suspend when SLI enabled. Fixed OpenGL applications crashes Fixed that sometimes OpenGL applications ...

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MKVToolNix 14.0.0 Released with New Features and Bug Fixes

Mkvmerge GUI

MKVToolNix 14.0.0, a new release of the free and open source Matroska libraries and tools, was release a day ago with new features, enhancements, and various bug-fixes. New features and enhancements in MKVToolNix 14.0.0: mkvmerge: AAC: implemented support for AAC with 960 samples per frame. mkvmerge: identification: if the encoding/character set of a text subtitle track is known (e.g. because ...

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Wine 2.13 released, How to Install it in Ubuntu

Wine running Windows apps on Linux

The Wine development release has reached version 2.13 a few days ago with some new features, performance improvements and a total of 33 bug-fixes. What’s New in Wine 2.13: Unicode data updated to Unicode 10.0.0. Nicer looking default mouse cursors. Persistent connections support in WinHTTP. Message Framing protocol support in WebServices. Improved metafile support in GdiPlus. Debug registers support in ...

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

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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Wireshark Reached New Stable 2.4.0 Release (How-to-Install)

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Wireshark, the world’s most popular network protocol analyzer, has reached the new stable 2.4.0 release one day ago on this Wednesday with many new features, a large number of new protocol support, and more. New Features in Wireshark 2.4.0 include: Experimental 32-bit and 64-bit Windows Installers (.msi) are available. Disable the legacy (GTK+) UI by default in the both Windows ...

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MPV 0.26.0 Released with Universal Windows Plaform (UWP) Support

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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RSS Guard Feed Reader 3.4.1 Released with New Features

RSS Guard, a simple open-source (yet powerful) feed reader, reached the new 3.4.1 release a few days ago with great new features and various bug fixes. New features in RSS Guard 3.4.1: Toolbar editor can reset toolbars. Toolbar editor now uses iconified tool buttons. Double click on feed or recycle bin items in feeds list now opens all messages of ...

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