Install GTK3 Tiling Terminal Emulator ‘Terminix’ in Ubuntu 16.04

Terminix is a tiling terminal emulator for Linux using GTK+ 3. It allows splitting terminals horizontally and vertically, with drag and drop re-arranging terminals, and options to save and restore terminal layouts. The application uses CSD (i.e. the GTK HeaderBar) though it can be disabled if necessary. Other than Gnome, only Unity has been tested officially though users have had ...

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Wine 1.9.16 Released with JavaScript and Direct3D Improvements

Wine running Windows apps on Linux

Wine 1.9.16, a new development release of the open-source compatibility layer software for running Windows apps, was released one day ago. Wine 1.9.16 brings performance improvements to JavaScript and GDI, better 64-bit binary compatibility on macOS, more Direct3D command stream and shader instructions improvements, and a total of 43 bug-fixes. See more at How to Install Wine 1.9.16 in ...

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Install Atom Text Editor in Ubuntu 16.04 (both 32&64bit)

Atom is an open-source text editor designed to be deeply customizable, but still approachable using the default configuration. It’s a “hackable text editor for the 21st century”, built on Electron. While Atom offers only 64-bit binary packages (.deb) for Ubuntu, here’s how to install Atom in both 32-bit and 64-bit of Ubuntu 16.04, 14.04, and keep it up-to-date by receiving ...

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How to Install Minecraft in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 16.10

This tutorial is going to show you how to install Minecraft, the popular sandbox video game in Ubuntu 16.04 and/or Ubuntu 16.10. While the minecraft website offers .jar file archive that lacks app shortcut for Ubuntu Linux, an installer script was created and made into PPA that automatically downloads the game archive from Mojang’s servers and installs it on Ubuntu ...

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LibreOffice 5.2 Released, How to Install it in Ubuntu

LibreOffice 5.4

The Document Foundation announced the release of LibreOffice 5.2 hours ago, a feature-rich new major release of the open-source office suite. Berlin, August 3, 2016 – The Document Foundation announces LibreOffice 5.2, a feature-rich major release of the best free office suite ever created – targeted to early adopters and power users – with several user interface improvements and enterprise ...

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How to Install The Latest GIMP 2.9.5 in Ubuntu 16.04

GIMP, one of the most popular Linux image editor, has reached the 2.9.5 development release, which will finally lead to the next stable GIMP release 2.10. While Ubuntu 16.04 offers GIMP 2.8.16 in its main archive, you may either upgrade to the latest stable release, or try the 2.9 development release by following this simple tutorial. GIMP 2.9/2.10 Features preview: ...

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Install Oracle Java 8 / 9 in Ubuntu 16.04, Linux Mint 18

Oracle Java JDK 9

Quick tutorial for beginners how to easily install Oracle Java JDK8 or JDK9 in Ubuntu 16.04 or Linux Mint 18 via PPA. Webupd8 Team is maintaining a PPA repository with installer scripts for the latest Java 8 and 9, that automatically downloads the Java archive from Oracle website and sets up everything for you. 1. Add the PPA. Open terminal ...

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Create System Restore Points in Ubuntu 16.04

Since Ubuntu does not provide Windows’ System Restore feature by default, an open-source software TimeShift is created to protect Linux system files and settings by taking incremental snapshots and then using the snapshots to restore system to its previous state. TimeShift is a free tool that is designed to protect only system files and settings. User files such as documents, ...

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How to Install Pandora Client Pithos 1.2 in Ubuntu 16.04

Pandora Internet Radio

Pithos, a native Pandora Radio client for Linux, has reached the 1.2.0, a new major release with a lot of cleanup and some UI redesigns. Pithos is an open-source software. It’s much more lightweight than the web client, and integrates with desktop features such as media keys, notifications, and the sound menu. While Ubuntu 16.04 provides version 1.1.1 in ...

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Supports for Ubuntu 15.10 Ends Today

Ubuntu 15.10 End of Life

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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