Kodi 17.6 – The Last for v17 “Krypton” Released (How to Install)


Kodi media center reached the 17.6 release earlier today with a few changes. The development now is focused on Kodi 18 “Leia”. As the last bug-fix release for v17 “Krypton”, Kodi 17.6 contains only a few changes: Fix possible crash in controller dialog Update standard scrapers to lastest version available on release Fix possible connection issues with internal webserver Fix ...

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Linux Twitter App ‘Corebird’ Reached 1.7.2 (How to Install)


Corebird, a native GTK+ twitter client for the Linux desktop, got an update a few hours ago with some bug-fixes and translation updates. Changes in Corebird 1.7.2: Fix window cancel button label mixup Fix potential crash when composing a tweet Fix abort when trying to detect emoji support Fix spell checking Update translations How to Install Corebird 1.7.2 in Ubuntu: ...

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NVIDIA 387.22 Driver Adds GTX 1070Ti Support (How to Install)


NVIDIA released the 387.22 driver earlier today in its short-lived driver series for Linux. NVIDIA 378.22 features: New GPU support: GTX 1070Ti. Added an nvidia.ko kernel module parameter to enable experimental handling of laptop backlight brightness through /sys/class/backlight/. Added G-SYNC to all supported Vulkan swapchains for Maxwell and up. Various other improvements and bug-fixes. See here for details. How to ...

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


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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Qmmp 1.1.11 Released with Enhancement (How-to Install)


Qmmp, a Qt based audio player with winamp or xmms like interface, reached the 1.1.11 (and 0.10.11 for Qt4) release a day ago. Changes in Qmmp 1.1.11 and/or 0.10.11: added AAC mime types to the qmmp.desktop; added album artist support in the cue parsers; using game name as album tag in the gme plugin; fixed seeking in the mpris plugin; ...

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Oracle VirtualBox 5.1.30 Released with A Few Fixes


Oracle VirtualBox got a new maintenance release earlier today. The new release features only a few fixes and translation updates. VirtualBox 5.1.30 release highlights: Fixed double mouse cursor when using mouse integration without Guest Additions on Mac OS hosts. Solaris hosts: allow increasing MTU size for host-only adapter to 9706 bytes to support jumbo frames Glibc 2.26 compile fix for ...

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SMPlayer 17.10.2 Released with Improvements (How to Install)


SMPlayer, an open-source graphical front-end for Mplayer and MPV, reached the 17.10.2 release earlier today. SMPlayer 17.10.2 is a small release with some performance improvements. Changes in the release include: New option in Preferences -> Network to select the preferred quality for streaming sites The audio equalizer is now disabled by default on Linux to prevent a no sound problem ...

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Matroska tools MKVToolNix 17.0.0 Released (How to Install)

Mkvmerge GUI

MKVToolNix 17.0.0 “Be Ur Friend”, a new release of the free and open source Matroska libraries and tools, was release yesterday with new features, enhancements, and various bug-fixes. MKVToolNix 17.0.0 release highlights: The word “timecode” has been changed to “timestamp” everywhere it was used in MKVToolNix. mkvextract’s command line interface has been changed to allow extraction of multiple items at ...

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Wine 2.19 Released with better Android Support

Wine running Windows apps on Linux

The Wine development 2.19 was released earlier today. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu via its official repository. Wine 2.19 features supporting for 32-bit float audio on Android, named pipes now fully handled by the Wine server. supporting for a new Microsoft root certificate. more transform fixes in GdiPlus. some heap allocation optimizations, as well as a total of ...

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KeePass 2.37 Released with New Features and Improvements


KeePass 2 password manager reached the 2.37 release days ago with many new features and performance improvements. KeePass was Windows only application. Since the 2.x series, it’s working on Linux with Mono project. If you prefer a password manager with native Linux support, try KeePassXC. KeePass 2.37 release highlights: When creating a new database, KeePass now offers to print a ...

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