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How to Install OpenSCAD in Ubuntu 18.10 / 18.04

This quick tutorial shows you how to install OpenSCAD, the programmers solid 3D CAD modeller, in Ubuntu 18.10, Ubuntu 18.04. OpenSCAD is a software for creating solid 3D CAD models. Unlike most free software for creating 3D models (such as Blender) it does not focus on …

Use eSpeak To Perform Text To Speech In Ubuntu Terminal

Perform text to speech in Ubuntu Linux using eSpeak, a compact open source software speech synthesizer for English, for Linux. eSpeak does text to speech synthesis and can translate text into speech. eSpeak uses a “formant synthesis” method. This allows many languages to be provided in …

‘Celluloid’ is the new name of GNOME MPV

GNOME MPV — a GTK UI for my favourite Linux video player tool — has been given a brand new name. The versatile open-source video app is switching away from the ‘GNOME MPV’ moniker to ‘Celluloid’. Why? Because ‘GNOME MPV’ is a little un-descriptive, as GNOME …

How to install Java on Linux

The Java Runtime and Java-based applications aren’t as popular as they once were. Many developers are trying their best to get away from it as a platform. Despite the reputation of the Java runtime, is still heavily used today. It’s on Android, popular web applications are …

Install Tilix 1.8.7 Terminal Emulator on Ubuntu Linux

Install Terminix Terminal Emulator in Ubuntu via PPA. Tilix 1.8.7 terminal emulator brings few improvements. It comes with a new app icon and the ability to assign shortcuts to profiles. UI improvement includes new hamburger app menu and ability to include statuses (readonly, silence and input-sync …

Ubuntu 2018 Recap: From Memory Leak to Marvellous LTS

Ubuntu began the year on a buoyant note, carried high by a wave of (much-needed) positive press resulting from the release of Ubuntu 17.10 ‘Artful Aardvark’ a few months prior. But with a new long-term support release looming large, a reimagined installer to debate, and a …

10 Best Free Linux Games 2019 – Open Source Linux Games

10 Best free Linux games 2019; open source Linux games that you must play. These are the best Linux multiplayer games, including best free Linux games on Steam. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive https://store.steampowered.com/app/730/CounterStrike_Global_Offensive/ Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS: GO) expands upon the team-based action gameplay that it pioneered …

Alternative Toolbar Plugin Updated for Rhythmbox 3.4.3 (PPA)

Alternative toolbar plugin released a new bug-fix version today with the latest Rhythmbox music player 3.4.3 compatibility. Alternative toolbar is a third-party plugin for Rhythmbox. It replaces the default header bar with Gnome-style client-side decoration. And the standard toolbar replaced by a compact toolbar. The plugin …

Show System Info / Hardware Details in Ubuntu Command Line

To check system information and hardware details in Ubuntu command console, without confused with various Linux commands, there’s a full featured CLI system information available. There’s already a great graphical tool Hardinfo available in Ubuntu Software. For the command line tool, inxi is available to check: …

Rhythmbox 3.4.3 Released with Numerous Bug Fixes

The default Rhythmbox music player released version 3.4.3 a few days ago. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 18.04. Rhythmbox 3.4.3 release highlights: Improved Android plugin to work better with Samsung and Android 9 devices Replaced status bar with floating bar as used by Nautilus …

Lightworks Video Editor Has Big Plans for 2019

An often overlooked video editor The Lightworks video editor is one of a number of professional-leaning media tools now available for Linux, and over the next year it’s going to get even better. That’s according to EditShare, the company behind the free (but not open-source) app. …