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How to Install Latest Battle for Wesnoth 1.14.11 in Ubuntu 18.04 / Higher

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This simply tutorial shows how to install the latest version of Battle for Wesnoth in Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 19.10, and Ubuntu 20.04. The Battle for Wesnoth is an open source, turn-based strategy game with a high fantasy theme. While the stock version of Wesnoth in Ubuntu main repositories is always old, you can install the latest release via the Flatpak ...

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How to Install Plasma Desktop 5.17.5 in (K)Ubuntu 19.10

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The latest KDE Plasma Desktop 5.17.5 was released a few days ago. Here’s how to install it in KUbuntu 19.10. Plasma 5.17.5 a bug-fix update to KDE Plasma 5.17, which was released in October 2019. The bug-fixes are typically small but important and include: Fix for KDecoration crash in systemsettings Fix regression in “Port the pager applet away from QtWidgets”. ...

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How to Install The Latest KDE Plasma 5.17.4 in KUbuntu 19.10

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The KDE Plasma desktop 5.17.4 was released a few days ago. It’s easy to install it in (K)Ubuntu 19.10 via the backports PPA. Plasma 5.17.4 contains mainly bug-fixes, including: Discover: Fwupd, don’t whine when we have unsupported hardware. Unbreak build with Qt 5.14. Fix Cuttlefish mouse click selection in icon grid. See HERE for more details. How to Install Plasma ...

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How to Install Digital DJ App Mixxx 2.2.2 in Ubuntu 18.04/16.04

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Free Digital DJ software Mixxx 2.2.2 was released a few days ago with stability and usability fixes. Users of Mixxx 2.2 series are urged to upgrade as soon as possible. The new release disabled writing of file tags for .ogg files with the current TagLib version 1.11.1 that would otherwise corrupt your precious files. Mixxx 2.2.2 release highlights: Fix battery ...

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Krita 4.2.2 Released! How to Install it in Ubuntu 18.04

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Free open-source painting software Krita released its second monthly bug-fix release for the 4.2 series a day ago. The new Krita 4.2.2 release features: Text editor: make sure the background color is the one set in the settings Fix a crash when creating a text shape Fix a styling issue in the filter layers properties dialog Fix selecting colors from ...

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Install Emacs 26.2 & Keep Updated via Snap in Ubuntu 18.04 / Higher

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The latest Gnu Emacs text editor 26.2 now can be easily installed it in Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 19.04, and even ubuntu 16.04 via Snap package. Snap is a containerised software package runs in most Linux desktop. It bundles most required runtime libraries and auto-updates itself. The community build of Gnu Emacs snap package is available a few days ago. And ...

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Opera 60 Released with Web 3 Support, Borderless Desigin

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Opera web browser 60, codenamed Reborn 3, was released today with great new features and various other changes. Opera 60 release highlights: Web 3.0 support New borderless desigin. Light and dark theme New place for the snapshot tool Faster VPN and ad blocker Crypto Wallet which lets you store cryptocurrency Download / Install Opera in Ubuntu: The official Linux package ...

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Strawberry Music Player & Organizer Is A Fork of Clementine

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Strawberry is a free and open source audio player and music collection organizer. It is a fork of Clementine released in 2018 aimed at music collectors, audio enthusiasts and audiophiles. The name is inspired by the band Strawbs. Strawberry is written in C++ with Qt 5 framework. It’s based on a heavily modified version of Clementine created in 2012-2013. And ...

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How to Install MATE Desktop 1.22 in Ubuntu 18.04

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MATE desktop environment 1.22 was released a few days ago. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS via PPA. MATE desktop 1.22 release highlights: Crazy amount of rework to MATE panel to make it work with Wayland. Support for metacity-themes upgraded to version 3 in marco window manager Session manager now properly terminates all processes on systemd. Fully ...

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Ubuntu 19.04 Default Background Wallpaper Is Revealed

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The default background wallpaper of Ubuntu 19.04 is revealed. One in colour, one in black and white. Ubuntu 19.04, codename ‘Disco Dingo’, will be released on April 18, 2019. It will ship with Linux Kernel 5.0 and Gnome 3.32 (due in spring). Now the default background wallpaper for Gnome desktop is available. They are both 4096 x 2304. Both jpg ...

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