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How to Shutdown, Hibernate Ubuntu 17.04 When Lid Closed

Ubuntu Laptop Lid behavior

This quick tutorial is going to show Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty users how to automatically shutdown (power off) or hibernate Ubuntu laptop when lid is closed. While the Power settings provides only ‘Suspend’ and ‘Do nothing’ options for your laptop close actions, you can do a little change on Systemd configuration file to do more actions: 1. Open terminal by pressing ...

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Gnome Twitch 0.4.0 Released! How to Install in Ubuntu

Gnome Twitch

GTK+3 Twitch Client ‘Gnome Twitch’ reached the 0.4.0 release a few days ago with mainly stability improvements and also some key features have been implemented. Gnome Twitch 0.4.0 release highlight: Better moving and resizing of chat Notifications have been re-enabled Language selection in Settings. Search settings menu allows to set to search for offline channels. Display all stream qualities and ...

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Install Fotoxx Photo Editor & Collection Manager via PPA

Fotoxx is a free and open-source photo editing and collection management software for Linux desktop. The goal is to meet the needs of serious photographers while remaining fast and easy to use. “Navigate a large image collection using a thumbnail browser, click on an image to view or edit. A rich set of edit and retouch functions is available (examples ...

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How to Reset Ubuntu to Its Original State via Resetter

Resetter is a new application designed to easily reset Ubuntu and/or Linux Mint to its original state with a few clicks. “It is an application built with python and pyqt that will help to reset an Ubuntu or Linux-Mint system to stock, as if it’s been just installed without having to manually re-install by using a live cd/dvd image. It ...

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How to Install Deepin Music 3.0 in Ubuntu 16.04, Linux Mint 18

deepin music

Deepin Music is a beautiful and easy to use music player developed by Deepin Team. It’s the default music playing application in Linux Deepin Deepin Music focuses on local music playing. It can do smart scan on local drives to add local music folder at background automatically. Users can also add custom local folder by clicking on “Add Music” button. ...

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How to Install The Latest Mesa 17.0.2 in Ubuntu 16.04, 16.10

The Mesa 17.0.2 driver now is available for Ubuntu 16.04 and/or Ubuntu 16.10 via the Ubuntu X Swat Updates PPA. Mesa 17.0.x is the first release series with the new year-based versioning system. It comes with many big changes and improvements, and is available by default in Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty. For Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 16.10, Linux Mint 18, and derivatives, ...

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Install Animated GIF Recorder ‘Peek’ in Ubuntu 16.04 & Higher

peek animated gif recorder

Peek is a simple GTK3 animated GIF screen recorder for Linux. With it, you can easily select and adjust screen area you want to record and record it into GIF, WebM, and MP4. The software uses FFmpeg and ImageMagick and runs on X11 or inside a GNOME Shell Wayland session using XWayland. Support for more Wayland desktops or Ubuntu Mir ...

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Qmmp 1.1.8 / 0.10.8 Releaed! How to Install it via PPA

Qmmp Qt Multi Media Player

Qmmp, Qt-based Multimedia Player, has reached the 1.1.8 (Qt5) and 0.10.8 (Qt4) releases one day ago. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu and Linux Mint. The both releases feature following bug-fixes: fixed PCM Wave support fixed Game Boy support in the gme plugin fixed Xing header detection in the mpeg plugin fixed output of the ‘–status’ command line option ...

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How to Install GTK3 Internet Radio App ‘Gradio’ in Ubuntu 16.04

This is quick tutorial that shows how to install the open-source internet radio software Gradio 5 in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 16.10, Linux Mint 18 via PPA. Gradio is a free and open-source GTK3 app for finding and listening to internet radio stations in Ubuntu Linux. The software features: Background playback Close to tray icon. Resume playback on startup Dark and ...

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How to Install FileZilla Client 3.25.0 in Ubuntu 16.10 via PPA


The free FTP client FileZilla 3.25.0 was released a few days ago. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 16.10. FileZilla 3.25 changes since the 3.24 release: OS X: The minimum required OS X version is now 10.9 OS X: Disable App Nap during transfers and other operations OS X: Downloaded updates are now stored in the Downloads directory OS ...

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