[How to Upgrade] Mozilla Firefox 47 Released

Firefox 47.0

Mozilla Firefox web browser has recently reached the 47.0 release, available for upgrade in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 12.04, and Ubuntu 15.10. New Features in Firefox 47.0: Support for Google’s Widevine CDM on Windows and Mac OS X. Enable VP9 video codec for users with fast machines. Embedded YouTube videos now play with HTML5 video if Flash is not ...

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How to Install Enlightenment E19 in Ubuntu 15.10/15.04


Quick tutorial shows you how to install the latest STABLE release of Enlightenment E19, the default Desktop Environment for Bodhi Linux,in Ubuntu 15.10 or Ubuntu 15.04. A PPA repository has been created that contains the stable version of Enlightenment E19 (0.19.9) and EFL. So far, Ubuntu 15.10, Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04 and Ubuntu 12.04 are supported. To install it, open ...

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DigiKam 4.13.0 Released, How to Install / Upgrade


The open-source photo management software digiKam 4.13.0 has been released yesterday with various bug-fixes. KF5 port is still under process. Philip Johnsson is maintaining PPAs with the latest digiKam packages for Ubuntu 14.04 (both KDE 4.13 & 4.14) and Ubuntu 15.04. Below is how to install or upgrade to digiKam 4.13.0 via the PPA. 1. Add digiKam PPA – open ...

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How to Charge Your iPad / iPhone in Ubuntu 15.10/14.04


Windows and Mac automatically charge an Apple device when it’s plugged via USB pot, but Ubuntu does not have that function out-of-the-box. An Apple charger utility has been created and made into PPA. Supports for Ubuntu 15.10, Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 12.04, Linux Mint 17, Elementary OS Freya, and other derivatives, though the title only says Ubuntu 15.10 and ...

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Install / Upgrade to Wine 1.7.50 in Ubuntu 14.04


The Wine development release has reached version 1.7.50. Its official PPA has been updated for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and derivative. Wine (originally an acronym for “Wine Is Not an Emulator”) is a compatibility layer capable of running Windows applications on several POSIX-compliant operating systems, such as Linux, Mac OSX, & BSD. Instead of simulating internal Windows logic like a virtual ...

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Display Network Traffic Speed on Unity Panel


Want to monitor your network traffic upload / download / total speed on Ubuntu panel? There’s a simple netspeed indicator called indicator-netspeed-unity that works on Unity and other desktops support AppIndicators, e.g., Elementary OS Freya How to Install indicator-netspeed-unity: The developer has made the indicator applet into PPA, available for Ubuntu 15.10, Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 12.04, and Elementary ...

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Install uGet Download Manager 2.0.1 in Ubuntu 15.10/15.04


This tutorial shows you how to install the latest uGet download manager in Ubuntu 15.10/15.04 and keep it up-to-date using its official PPA. uGet is an open-source, lightweight, and full-featured download manager for Linux, Windows, and Android. It allows you to download in multiple parallel streams for download acceleration, put files in a Download Queue, Pause & Resume downloads, Advanced ...

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Install Linphone (Open Source Alternative to Skype) in Ubuntu


Looking for a Skype alternative application to make voice and video calls on your desktop? Well, Linphone is one of the best choices for Ubuntu users. Linphone (contraction of Linux phone) is a free and open-source voice over IP (VoIP) service and SIP client developed by Belledonne Communications. It was initially developed for Linux, but now supports many additional platforms ...

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How-to Install/Upgrade to digiKam 4.10 in (K)Ubuntu 15.04


The open-source photo management software, digiKam 4.10.0, has been released last night with some bug fixes from Maik Qualmann who is maintaining KDE4 version while KF5 port is under progress. Here’s the full list of bugs fixed in digiKam 4.10.0: FILEIO : add non-rgb TIFF files support [patch] Crash when moving tags by D&D Can’t find Dutch translations of documentation ...

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Ubuntu 15.04: Auto Shutdown/Hibernate When Lid Closed


For laptop users, Ubuntu desktop only provide options “Suspend” and “Do Nothing” in its Power settings to act when the lid is closed. If you want your laptop automatically shutdown or hibernate when you close the lid, just do below steps: 1. Open terminal from the Dash or by pressing Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard. When it opens, run below command to ...

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