Monday, December 18, 2017

How to Install Eclipse IDE on Ubuntu 17.04, 17.10

    Eclipse is a well known Integrated Development Environment. It is used by developers all around the world to code their application, it is primarily developed in Java, but programmers can use it to code their applications in various languages like C/C++, COBOL, Fortran, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby on Rails etc. It is a cross platform application and runs fine on Microsoft Windows, Linux, Solaris and Mac OS.


Installation instructions:

    Installing Eclipse on ubuntu is not very complex process, first of all make sure to install Java on your Linux system, Eclipse needs java as pre-requisite , run following command to install java on your Ubuntu system.

 for Java 7

$ sudo apt-get install openjdk-7-jdk

or for Install Java 8  Click links  or Install Java 9  Click links

Sunday, December 17, 2017

How to install Qt 5.10.0 released on Ubuntu 17.04, 17.10

   Qt is much more than just a cross-platform SDK - it's a technology strategy that lets you quickly and cost-effectively design, develop, deploy, and maintain software while delivering a seamless user experience across all devices.


Qt 3D Studio will work with both Qt 5.9 and 5.10. The runtime and the 3D Studio application are both available under commercial and GPL licensing.

Qt 5.10.0 released Changelog:

Qt Core
  • Added rudimentary implementation of QStringView. It is missing some (important) const-QString functions, but is fully functional as an interface type. To be completed for Qt 5.11.

How to install Visual Studio Code 1.19 on Ubuntu 17.04, 17.10

  Visual Studio Code is a lightweight but powerful source code editor which runs on your desktop and is available for Windows, macOS and Linux. It comes with built-in support for JavaScript, TypeScript and Node.js and has a rich ecosystem of extensions for other languages (such as C++, C#, Python, PHP, Go) and runtimes (such as .NET and Unity).


Visual Studio Code 1.19 release highlights:
  • Performance - Faster startup and other performance improvements.
  • Serviceability/Diagnostics - New VS Code diagnostics, logging, and extension monitoring.
  • Smarter IntelliSense - IntelliSense remembers your previous suggestion choices.
  • Better Tab layout - Tabbed headers can scale to fit the available space.
  • Git side-by-side image diff - Git source control provider can display image changes side by side.

Saturday, December 16, 2017

How to install Xtreme Download Manager (XDM) 2018 Version 7.0.1 on Ubuntu 17.04, 17.10

   Xtreme Download Manager is a powerful tool to increase download speed up-to 500%, save streaming videos from YouTube, Metacafe, DailyMotion, Google Video or any other website, resume broken/dead downloads and schedule downloads.XDM seamlessly integrates with Microsoft Edge, Firefox, Chrome, IE, Opera, Safari and all popular browsers, to take over downloads and saving streaming videos from web.


Xtreme Download Manager (XDM) 2018 Features
  • Download any streaming video – XDM can download FLV videos from popular sites like YouTube, MySpaceTV, and Google Video. After installing XDM, “Download This Video” button pops up whenever you are watching a video anywhere in the Internet. Just click on the button to start downloading clips.
  • Download 5 time faster – XDM can accelerate downloads by up to 5 times due to its intelligent dynamic file segmentation technology.

How to Install MuPDF 1.20 TIFF support on Ubuntu 17.04, 17.10

   MuPDF, a lightweight PDF, XPS, and E-book viewer.  The renderer in MuPDF is tailored for high quality anti-aliased graphics. It renders text with metrics and spacing accurate to within fractions of a pixel for the highest fidelity in reproducing the look of a printed page on screen. MuPDF is also small, fast, and yet complete.


MuPDF 1.20 Changelog:

This release has a new Android SDK which is easier to use.

These are the git repositories for the SDK projects:
  • mupdf-android-fitz.git has the JNI bindings in a library.
  • mupdf-android-viewer.git has the viewer as an activity in a library.

Friday, December 15, 2017

How to install Darktable 2.2.5 on Ubuntu 17.10

     Darktable is an open source photography workflow application and raw developer. A virtual lighttable and darkroom for photographers. It manages your digital negatives in a database, lets you view them through a zoomable lighttable and enables you to develop raw images and enhance them.


Darktable 2.2.5 Changelog:
New features:

  •     When appending EXIF data to an exported image, do not fail if reading of EXIF from the original file fails
  •     Support XYZ as proofing profile
  •     Clear DerivedFrom from XMP before writing it
  •     bauhaus: when using soft bounds, keep slider step constant

How to Install GIMP 2.9.8 (2.9.9) Release on Ubuntu 17.04, 17.10

   GIMP 2.9.8 (GNU Image Manipulation Program) the most recent release, is a free cross-platform image editor that runs on various OSes which includes Linux, OS X, Windows etc. With GIMP, you can open and save images to most file formats and it offers many other useful features, plus the scope to add more using its plug-in system.


GIMP 2.9.8 Changelog:
Core:
  • The default brush is now "Hardness 050".
  • Verbose version (command line: gimp -v) now displays C compiler information.
  • Transform tools don't commit identity transformation anymore.
  • Manual language can now be selected amongst all installed manuals, which is particularly interesting when no GIMP manuals are available in your GUI language. This will be proposed by default when a manual is not installed for the GUI language (alongside the possibility to read online) and the choice can be edited in preferences.

How to install IntelliJ IDEA 2017.3.1 Released with Few Fixes on Ubuntu 17.04, 17.10

  JetBrains’ IntelliJ IDEA is a Java integrated development environment (IDE) for developing computer software. It is developed by JetBrains (formerly known as IntelliJ), and is available as an Apache 2 Licensed community edition, and in a proprietary commercial edition. Both can be used for commercial development.


IntelliJ IDEA 2017.3.1 Changelog:
  • fixed: External system: do not propose to restore removed modules created for the project preview
  • Performance: High memory usage by VfsAwareMapReduceIndex
  • Exception: CCE at com.intellij.execution.testframework.sm.runner.SMTRunnerTreeStructure.getParentElement
  • fixed: "Suspicious collections method calls": false positive if argument type is superset of collection type

How to install VLC Media Player 2.2.8 on Ubuntu 17.10 via Flatpak

   VLC Media Player is one of the most prominent and also durable multi format, free of charge media player available


   VideoLAN and the VLC development team are happy to publish version 2.2.8 of VLC media player today.
   This release fixes a security issue in the AVI demuxer. Additionally, it includes the following fixes, which are part of 2.2.7: This release fixes compatibility with macOS High Sierra and fixes SSA subtitles rendering on macOS. This release also fixes a few security issues, in the flac and the libavcodec modules (heap write overflow), in the avi module and a few crashes.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

How to install Shotwell 0.26.4 released on Ubuntu 17.10, 18.04

    Shotwell 0.26.4 is an image organizer designed to provide personal photo management for the GNOME desktop Shotwell can import photos and videos from a digital camera directly. Shotwell automatically groups photos and videos by date, and supports tagging. Its image editing features allow users to straighten, crop, eliminate red eye, and adjust levels and color balance. It also features an auto "enhance" option that will attempt to guess appropriate levels for the image.


Shotwell 0.26.4 Changelog
  • Fix buld rules for appstream files
  • Fix import progress bar when importing RAW files
  • Fix renaming of backing photos when renaming to lower case on import
  • Fix removing the RAW file when deleting photos and there is no Trash
  • Fix duplicate detection for Canon imports

How to Install Audacity 2.2.1 on Ubuntu 17.04, 18.04 via PPA

   Audacity is free, open source, cross-platform audio software for multi-track recording and editing.
Compilation instructions for Audacity are provided in the source code:

  • Windows: win\compile.txt
  • macOS: mac/Build.txt
  • GNU/Linux: INSTALL.

Audacity 2.2.1 Changelog: 
  • Updated message translations for nineteen languages
  • Several bugs/annoyances in 2.2.0 are now fixed, most importantly:
  • Chains once again apply properly
  • Auto-scrolling works when adjusting selection boundaries

How to Install Wireshark 2.4.3 on Ubuntu 17.10 via PPA

  Wireshark is the world’s most popular network protocol analyzer. It is used for troubleshooting, analysis, development and education.


Wireshark 2.4.3 Changelog:
The following bugs have been fixed:
  • The IWARP_MPA dissector could crash.
  • The NetBIOS dissector could crash.
  • The CIP Safety dissector could crash.
  • "tshark -G ?" doesn’t provide expected help.
  • File loading is very slow with TRANSUM dissector enabled.
  • packet-knxnetip.c:936: bad bitmask ?.
  • packet-q931.c:1306: bad compare ?.

Thursday, December 7, 2017

How to install QupZilla browser 2.2.2 on Ubuntu 16.04 & higher

   QupZilla is a new and very fast QtWebEngine browser. It aims to be a lightweight web browser available through all major platforms. This project has been originally started only for educational purposes. But from its start, QupZilla has grown into a feature-rich browser.


QupZilla 2.2.2 Changelog:
  • updated available user agent strings
  • added support for "font" option in AdBlock
  • fix build with Qt 5.10
  • fix build on macOS < 10.12
  • fix showing irrelevant domain completions in locationbar

How to install FreeCAD 0.16 on Ubuntu 16.40 & higher

   FreeCAD is a parametric 3D modeler made primarily to design real-life objects of any size. Parametric modeling allows you to easily modify your design by going back into your model history and changing its parameters. FreeCAD is open-source and highly customizable, scriptable and extensible. FreeCAD reads and writes many open file formats such as STEP, IGES, STL, SVG, DXF, OBJ, IFC, DAE and many others.


FreeCAD Features
  •     A complete Open CASCADE Technology-based geometry kernel allowing complex 3D operations on complex shape types, with native support for concepts like brep, nurbs curves and surfaces, a wide range of geometric entities, boolean operations and fillets, and built-in support of STEP and IGES formats

How to install VidCutter 5.0.5 on Ubuntu 17.10, 18.04

    VidCutter is an open-source video trimmer app for Linux, Windows and macOS. It’s built using Python and Qt5, and uses FFmpeg as its decoding and encoding backend. It lets you cut, split or trim large video files in to smaller, easier to share clips.


VidCutter 5.0.5 Changelog
  • patch release mainly for users of the AppImage binary which has  been overhauled and tested on Ubuntu Trusty, Vivid + KDE Neon.    Also contains latest nightly binary of FFmpeg so SmartCut will    work properly (FFmpeg needs to be fairly recent for proper HEVC    and MPEG-4 Part 2 formats to work in SmartCut mode)
  • fixed timeline slider tooltip displaying time position to only appear when mouse is over the slider widget. this stops it from constantly appearing whenever media position changes. No longer displays constantly during playback unless mouse hovers above timeline.

Sunday, December 3, 2017

How to install IntelliJ IDEA 2017.3 Released on Ubuntu 17.04, 17.10

   JetBrains’ IntelliJ IDEA is a Java integrated development environment (IDE) for developing computer software. It is developed by JetBrains (formerly known as IntelliJ), and is available as an Apache 2 Licensed community edition, and in a proprietary commercial edition. Both can be used for commercial development.


IntelliJ IDEA 2017.3 Changelog:
  • Feature: Limit code analysis to user-configurable number of CPU cores to prevent 100% of all cores utilization
  • fixed: Last Idea eap spontaneously crash
  • fixed: Indent provider behaves unexpectedly
  • fixed: Redundant "The project used an invalid path to Node.js" warning for my java project

Friday, December 1, 2017

How to install PyCharm 2017.3 in Ubuntu 17.04, 17.10

    PyCharm is an IDE for Python development and has been considered as one of the best Python IDE by the experts. The IDE comes in professional and community edition. The community edition is free of cost, but professional edition has more features.


PyCharm 2017.3 Changelog:
  • performance improvements: Python indexing is twice as fast, JavaScript indexing is up to 40% faster, configuring SSH interpreters is much faster
  • make creating and selecting Python interpreters easier
  • A new scientific mode, which puts all the tools you need for data science at your fingertips (Scientific mode is only available in PyCharm Professional Edition)

Thursday, November 30, 2017

How to Install ClipGrab 3.6.6 on Ubuntu 17.10, 18.04

    ClipGrab is a free downloader and converter for YouTube, Vimeo, Metacafe, Dailymotion and many other online video sites.  It converts downloaded videos to MPEG4, MP3 or other formats in just one easy step.


Which sites are supported by ClipGrab?

  • YouTube
         YouTube is the most popular video website in the world. This is also why it is the most important site supported by ClipGrab.
         Videos can be downloaded in HD (1080p und 720p) as well as in standard definition (480p, 360p and 240p).
        Additionally, ClipGrab provides an integrated and easy-to-use search function for YouTube videos.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

How to install Wine 2.22 Released with ARM64 on Ubuntu 17.04, 17.10

  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 machine or emulator, Wine translates Windows API calls into POSIX calls on-the-fly, eliminating the performance and memory penalties of other methods and allowing you to cleanly integrate Windows applications into your desktop.


Wine 2.22 Changelog:
  • [New] Source selection dialog for scanners.
  • [New] Improvements in ARM64 support.
  • [New] Float audio formats with more than 2 channels in XAudio.
  • [New] Fixes for DLL injection support.
  • [New] Input methods improvements.
  • [Fix] IE6 and IE4 have greenish toolbar icons

How to install DVDStyler 3.0.4 on Ubuntu 17.10, 18.04

  DVDStyler 3.0.4 Authoring Tool released is a cross-platform free DVD authoring application for the creation of professional-looking DVDs. It allows not only burning of video files on DVD that can be played practically on any standalone DVD player, but also creation of individually designed DVD menus. It is Open Source Software and is completely free.


DVDStyler 3.0.4 Changelog:
  • fixed handling of files with multiple video streams (pictures, video thumbnails or cover arts)
  • added possibility to play video from internal file browser
  • win32/win64: updated Manolito's VBR plug-in

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

How to Install qBittorrent 4.0.1 on Ubuntu 17.10, 18.04

   qBittorrent is a free, open-source and reliable P2P BitTorrent client, available for Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X and Windows. It aims to provide a free software alternative to uTorrent.



qBittorrent 4.0.1 changelog : 
  • BUGFIX: Fix crash on opening torrent/magnet (uninitialized pointer).
  • BUGFIX: Enable preferences Apply button when ip banlist is modified
  • BUGFIX: Allow drag-n-drop magnet links to mainwindow.
  • BUGFIX: Fix crash when aborting a torrent creation process.
  • BUGFIX: Correctly check if torrent passed during application start already exists.

How to install Qmmp Music Player 1.2.0 'Winamp Like' on Ubuntu

   qmmp is a free and open-source audio player written in C++ with the help of the Qt library. It officially supports the operating systems Linux, FreeBSD and Microsoft Windows. It is the only audio player not featuring a database that uses the Qt library. The default user interface of qmmp is inspired by Winamp.


Qmmp 1.2.0 changelog:
  • added archive reader plugin (requires TagLib 1.11 or higher);
  • added file writer plugin;
  • added icecast output plugin;
  • added feature to disable notifications when another application is in the full screen mode;
  • added cover tab to the track details dialog;

Monday, November 27, 2017

How to install Vivaldi 1.13 Released with Improvements on Ubuntu 17.10

   Vivaldi Web Browser is a free, fully customizable web browser. Feature rich, powerful, secure and fun!
 
 
Vivaldi 1.13 Changelog: 
New features
  • [New] Protection against accidentally canceled downloads
  • [New] Resume downloads from the previous browser session
  • [New] Show download speed in panel entries
  • [New] Window Panel (Phase 1)

How to install Virtualbox 5.2.2 Added Improvements for High Resolution Screens on Ubuntu

  VirtualBox  is a powerful x86 and AMD64/Intel64 virtualization product for enterprise as well as home use. Not only is VirtualBox an extremely feature rich, high performance product for enterprise customers, it is also the only professional solution that is freely available as Open Source Software under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2.


Virtualbox 5.2.2 Changelog:
  • User interface: various improvements for high resolution screens
  • User interface: added functionality to duplicate optical and floppy images
  • User interface: various improvements for the virtual media manager
  • VMM: fixed emulation so that Plan 9 guests can start once more (5.1.0 regression)
  • Storage: fixed regression breaking iSCSI

Install HP Print Drivers HPLIP 3.17.11 Adds Ubuntu 17.10 Support

   HPLIP is a free, open-source HP-developed solution for printing, scanning, and faxing with HP inkjet and laser based printers in Linux.


Drivers HPLIP 3.17.11 Changelog: 
Added Support for the following new Distros:
  • Ubuntu 17.10 (64bit)
Other Requirement:
  • Class Driver support

Sunday, November 26, 2017

How to install Krita 3.3.2 released on Ubuntu 17.10, 18.10

   Krita is a professional FREE and open source painting program. It is made by artists that want to see affordable art tools for everyone.

  •     concept art
  •     texture and matte painters
  •     illustrations and comics

Krita 3.3.2 Changelog:
fixes two important regressions:
  • Krita 3.3.1 would read brush presets with textures incorrectly. This is now fixed.
  • Windows 1709 broke wintab and Windows Ink tablet handling in various ways; we worked around that and it works again in this version of Krita.

Friday, November 24, 2017

How to Install SuperTuxKart 0.9.3 Final on Ubuntu, a 3D Kart Racing Game released

     SuperTuxKart, aka STK, released version 0.9.3  Final on November 20, 2017 This new version brings in several new tracks, karts and features. It’s a free, open-source and cross-platform racing game available for Linux, OS X and Windows. It features the mascots of many open source project like Tux, Beastie, Pidgin, Wilber etc, with Mozilla Thunderbird being the referee.


SuperTuxKart 0.9.3 Final  Changelog:
  • Reduced RAM and VRAM usage, reducing load times
  • New mesh format optimized for space and hardware skinning
  • Code refactoring of both render pipelines
  • New karts Wilber and Hexley
  • New karts Kiki and updated Konqi

Thursday, November 23, 2017

How to Install KStars 2.8.7 on Ubuntu 17.10

    KStars is free, open source, cross-platform Astronomy Software. It provides an accurate graphical simulation of the night sky, from any location on Earth, at any date and time. The display includes up to 100 million stars, 13,000 deep-sky objects,all 8 planets, the Sun and Moon, and thousands of comets, asteroids, supernovae, and satellites. For students and teachers, it supports adjustable simulation speeds in order to view phenomena that happen over long timescales, the KStars Astrocalculator to predict conjunctions, and many common astronomical calculations.



KStars 2.8.7 features:

  •     Change your geographic location to see how the view of the sky changes with latitude
  •     Understand the difference between sidereal days and solar days by changing the speed of simulation
  •     Attach trails to planets and set a high simulation rate to see their trajectories as they perform retrograde motion

How to Install MKVToolNix 18.0.0 on Ubuntu 17.10

    MKVtoolnix is a set of tools to create, alter, split, join and inspect Matroska files(mkv). With these tools one can get information about (mkvinfo) Matroska files, extract tracks/data from (mkvextract) Matroska files and create (mkvmerge) Matroska files from other media files. Matroska is a multimedia file format aiming to become THE new container format for the future. Use MKVCleaver or gMKVExtractGUI to extract/demultiplex mkv video and audio files.


MKVToolNix 18.0.0 Changelog:
New features and enhancements
  • build system: when building with clang v3.8.0 or newer, configure will no longer restrict optimization flags to -O1 and use -O3 again (older versions of clang suffered from excessive memory usage with higher optimization levels).
  • build system: when building with mingw 7.2.0 or newer, configure will no longer restrict optimization flags to -O2 and use -O3 again (older versions of mingw suffered from bugs such as segmentation faults with higher optimization levels).

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

How to Install VLC 2.2.7 on Ubuntu 16.04, 14.04

    VLC Media Player is one of the most prominent and also durable multi format, free of charge media player available


VLC 2.2.7 Changelog:
Decoders:
  • Fix flac heap write overflow on format change
  • Fix crash in libavcodec module (heap write out-of band) (CVE-2017-10699)
  • Fix infinite loop in sami subtitle
  • Fix AAC 7.1 channels detection
Demuxers:
  • Fix potential crash in ASX parser
  • Fix AVI read/write overflow

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

How to install Vivaldi 1.12 Released on Ubuntu 17.10

   Vivaldi Web Browser is a free, fully customizable web browser. Feature rich, powerful, secure and fun!

 

Vivaldi 1.12 Changelog:
New Features
  • [Downloads] Add support for “Sort by Type”
  • [Downloads] Add Download Info to the Download Panel
  • Image Properties
  • New setting to limit accent color saturation

Hot to Install Terminix Terminal Emulator 1.7.1 on Ubuntu via PPA

Tilix is an advanced GTK3 tiling terminal emulator that follows the Gnome Human Interface Guidelines.


Tilix is a tiling terminal emulator which uses the VTE GTK+ 3 widget with the following features:
  • Layout terminals in any fashion by splitting them horizontally or vertically
  • Terminals can be re-arranged using drag and drop both within and between windows
  • Terminals can be detached into a new window via drag and drop
  • Input can be synchronized between terminals so commands typed in one terminal are replicated to the others
  • The grouping of terminals can be saved and loaded from disk
  • Terminals support custom titles

Monday, November 20, 2017

How to install FileZilla 3.29.0 released on Ubuntu 17.10

    FileZilla is a free, cross-platform and full-featured FTP (File Transfer Protocol) solution for the Linux and Open Source ecosystems. It is also compatible with the Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X operating systems.


FileZilla 3.29.0 changelog
  • Fix: Fix activity indicators not working after the update check has been run
  • Added new quick search filter to file lists, accessed through Ctrl+F
  • FTP over TLS: Mismatched hostnames are now highlighted in red in the certificate verification dialog
  • Filters using regular expressions can now be case-insensitive

Sunday, November 19, 2017

How to Install Wireshark 2.4.2 on Ubuntu 17.10

  Wireshark is the world’s most popular network protocol analyzer. It is used for troubleshooting, analysis, development and education.


Wireshark 2.4.2 Changelog:
  • fixed: Wireshark crash when end capturing with "Update list of packets in real-time" option off.
  • fixed: Diameter service response time statistics broken in 2.2.4.
  • fixed: Sequence number isn’t shown as the X axis in TCP Stream Graph - RTT.
  • fixed: Using an SSL subdissector will cause SSL data to not be decoded (related to reassembly of application data).
  • fixed: Wireshark 2.4.0 doesn’t build with Qt 4.8.

How To Install OpenShot Video Editor 2.4.1 released On Ubuntu 17.10

   OpenShot Video Editor is a free, open-source video editor for Linux. OpenShot can take your videos, photos, and music files and help you create the film you have always dreamed of. Easily add sub-titles, transitions, and effects, and then export your film to DVD, YouTube, Vimeo, Xbox 360, and many other common formats.


OpenShot 2.4.1 release highlights:

  • Improved Image Quality : improved the image processing pipeline in OpenShot to create sharper images, by switching our image scaling algorithm, and most importantly, only scaling a frame once, as opposed to multiple times (which used to happen in certain scenarios). This results in a noticeably sharper image, and slightly better performance.

Saturday, November 18, 2017

How to install XnView MP 0.88 on Ubuntu 17.10

XnView is an image organizer and general-purpose file manager used for viewing, converting, organizing and editing raster images, as well as general purpose file management. It comes with built-in hex inspection, batch renaming and screen capture tools. It is licensed as freeware for private, educational and non-profit uses. For other uses, it is licensed as commercial software.


XnView MP 0.88 Changlog:
  • [New] More used formats at the top in save dialog
  • [New] Policy entries in xnview.ini
  • [New] Exposure adjsutement in edit mode
  • [New] FLIF 0.3

How to install VidCutter 5.0 with New Features on Ubuntu 17.10

    VidCutter is an open-source video trimmer app for Linux, Windows and macOS. It’s built using Python and Qt5, and uses FFmpeg as its decoding and encoding backend. It lets you cut, split or trim large video files in to smaller, easier to share clips.




VidCutter 5.0 Changelog

  • SmartCut feature introduced for frame accurate cuts; beginning and end clip segments are reencoded and joined with middle segment for each clip defined in the Clip Index along source video's defined keyframes
  • SmartCut enabled via app settings as well as toggle button on the main interface. SmartCut can take up to 2 mins vs a few seconds so use it only if frame accuracy is a requirement

How to install LiVES Video Editor 2.8.7 Ubuntu 17.10

  LiVES is a Video Editing System. It is designed to be simple to use, yet powerful. It is small in size, yet it has many advanced features.


    LiVES mixes realtime video performance and non-linear editing in one professional quality application. It will let you start editing and making video right away, without having to worry about formats, frame sizes, or framerates. It is a very flexible tool which is used by both professional VJ's and video editors - mix and switch clips from the keyboard, use dozens of realtime effects, trim and edit your clips in the clip editor, and bring them together using the multitrack timeline.

LiVES 2.8.7 Changelog:  
  • Remove glad.h dependence on khr
  • Prompt for clip name when rendering to new clip
  • Fix autolives toy

How to install SMPlayer 17.11.2 Released on Ubuntu 17.10

   SMPlayer is a free media player for Windows and Linux with built-in codecs that can play virtually all video and audio formats. It doesn't need any external codecs. Just install SMPlayer and you'll be able to play all formats without the hassle to find and install codec packs.


SMPlayer is a graphical user interface (GUI) for the award-winning MPlayer, which is capable of playing almost all known video and audio formats. But apart from providing access for the most common and useful options of MPlayer, SMPlayer adds other interesting features like the possibility to play Youtube videos or download subtitles.


SMPlayer 17.11 Changelog:
  • A crash that may happen on KDE when the global menus are activated has been fixed.
  • Fix: SMPlayer won't cancel logout in KDE.
  • The seek function in the MPRIS2 code has been fixed.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

How to Install LibreOffice 5.4.3.2 on Ubuntu 16.04 & Higher

    LibreOffice is a powerful office suite – its clean interface and feature-rich tools help you unleash your creativity and enhance your productivity. LibreOffice includes several applications that make it the most powerful Free and Open Source office suite on the market: Writer (word processing), Calc (spreadsheets), Impress (presentations), Draw (vector graphics and flowcharts), Base (databases), and Math (formula editing).


LibreOffice 5.4.3.2 Changelog:
  • LibreOffice uses wrong attribute for feature "shrink-to-fit"
  • Cannot run LibreOffice, api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll is missing (for local solution see comment 7)
  • Cannot paste formatted text (.rtf) from clipboard on Mac. It comes always unformatted. Still broken in 5.3.6 and 5.4.1

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

How to install IntelliJ IDEA 2017.2.6 Released on Ubuntu 17.10

   JetBrains’ IntelliJ IDEA is a Java integrated development environment (IDE) for developing computer software. It is developed by JetBrains (formerly known as IntelliJ), and is available as an Apache 2 Licensed community edition, and in a proprietary commercial edition. Both can be used for commercial development.



IntelliJ IDEA 2017.2.6 Changelog:
  • fixed: NullPointerException in com.intellij.openapi.externalSystem.settings.AbstractExternalSystemSettings.setLinkedProjectsSetting s in offline inspections mode
  • fixed: Changelog converted automatically to US-ASCII
  • fixed: Code inspection hangs in the latest 2017.2.5 release

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Firefox 57 Released! How to Install it via PPA on Ubuntu 17.10

   Mozilla Firefox web browser has reached the 57 stable release makes Firefox faster and more stable with completely new browsing engine.


Firefox 57 Changelog :  
New

NetBeans IDE 8.2 released, Install on Ubuntu 17.10

    NetBeans is an open-source project dedicated to providing rock solid software development products (the NetBeans IDE and the NetBeans Platform) that address the needs of developers, users and the businesses who rely on NetBeans as a basis for their products; particularly, to enable them to develop these products quickly, efficiently and easily by leveraging the strengths of the Java platform and other relevant industry standards.


What's New in 8.2
  • ECMAScript 6 and Experimental ECMAScript 7 Support
  • HTML5/JavaScript Enhancements
  • PHP 7 support
  • Docker support

Monday, November 13, 2017

How to Install Linux Kernel 4.14 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint

Linux kernel is the essential part of any Linux operating system. It is responsible for resource allocation, low-level hardware interfaces, security, simple communications, basic file system management, and more. Written from scratch by Linus Torvalds.



  Linus Torvalds announced that:

    No surprises this week, although it is probably worth pointing out how the 0day robot has been getting even better (it was very useful before, but Fengguang has been working on making it even better, and reporting the problems it has found).

How to Install Wine 2.21 Released via PPA on Ubuntu

   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 machine or emulator, Wine translates Windows API calls into POSIX calls on-the-fly, eliminating the performance and memory penalties of other methods and allowing you to cleanly integrate Windows applications into your desktop.


Wine 2.21 changelog:
  • Still more metafile support in GdiPlus.
  • Indirect draws support in Direct 3D.
  • Calling convention fixes on ARM.
  • Improved serial port detection on Linux.

Sunday, November 12, 2017

How to install Inkscape 0.92.2 on Ubuntu 17.10

    Inkscape is professional quality vector graphics software which runs on Windows, Mac OS X and GNU/Linux. It is used by design professionals and hobbyists worldwide, for creating a wide variety of graphics such as illustrations, icons, logos, diagrams, maps and web graphics. Inkscape uses the W3C open standard SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) as its native format, and is free and open-source software.


    Inkscape has sophisticated drawing tools with capabilities comparable to Adobe Illustrator, CorelDRAW and Xara Xtreme. It can import and export various file formats, including SVG, AI, EPS, PDF, PS and PNG. It has a comprehensive feature set, a simple interface, multi-lingual support and is designed to be extensible; users can customize Inkscape's functionality with add-ons.
 
Inkscape 0.92.2 highlights
    Improvements
    • Add a control point to the centers of rectangles, circles/ellipses and stars to make it easier to move them and to align them in a precise way. (Video)
    • DPI Change: Command line option --dpi-update-method=[none|scale-viewbox|scale-document] to batch-process legacy files.
    • Improve selection chemistry z-stack ordering.

    How to Install Atom Text Editor 1.22.0 on Ubuntu 17.10

       Atom is a text editor that's modern, approachable, yet hackable to the core a tool you can customize to do anything but also use productively without ever touching a config file.


        Atom is a free and open-source text and source code editor for OS X, Linux, and Windows with support for plug-ins written in Node.js, and embedded Git Control, developed by GitHub. Atom is a desktop application built using web technologies. Most of the extending packages have free software licenses and are community-built and maintained. Atom is based on Electron (formerly known as Atom Shell), a framework that enables cross-platform desktop applications using Chromium and Node.js. It is written in CoffeeScript and Less. It can also be used as an IDE. Atom was released from beta, as version 1.0, on June 25, 2015. Its developers call it a "hackable text editor for the 21st Century".

    How to Install Kodi 17.5 Released in PPA for Ubuntu 17.04, Ubuntu 17.10

       Kodi spawned from the love of media. It is an entertainment hub that brings all your digital media together into a beautiful and user friendly package. It is 100% free and open source, very customisable and runs on a wide variety of devices.


       Kodi (formerly known as XBMC) is an award-winning free and open source (GPL) software media player and entertainment hub that can be installed on Linux, OSX, Windows, iOS and Android, featuring a 10-foot user interface for use with televisions and remote controls.

    Kodi 17.5 Changelog:
    • 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

    Friday, November 10, 2017

    How to install Visual Studio Code 1.18 on Ubuntu 17.10

      Visual Studio Code is a lightweight but powerful source code editor which runs on your desktop and is available for Windows, macOS and Linux. It comes with built-in support for JavaScript, TypeScript and Node.js and has a rich ecosystem of extensions for other languages (such as C++, C#, Python, PHP, Go) and runtimes (such as .NET and Unity).


    Visual Studio Code 1.18 release highlights:

    Thursday, November 9, 2017

    How to install Plasma Desktop 5.11 on Ubuntu 17.10

      The KDE® Community is a free software community dedicated to creating an open and user-friendly computing experience, offering an advanced graphical desktop, a wide variety of applications for communication, work, education and entertainment and a platform to easily build new applications upon. We have a strong focus on finding innovative solutions to old and new problems, creating a vibrant atmosphere open for experimentation.


    KDE releases a Bugfix update to KDE Plasma 5, versioned 5.11.3. Plasma 5.11 was released in October with many feature refinements and new modules to complete the desktop experience. 

    Plasma Desktop 5.10 Changelog:
    • Don't refresh invalid backends.
    • Remove unused class.
    • Don't delete resources whenever asked to clear the view.
    • Extend the resetModel until the model is ready to be fetched again.
    • Make sure we set the page size.
    • Unneeded dependency in the library.