Tag: Ubuntu

HPLIP 3.18.4 Released with Ubuntu 18.04 Support

HPLIP 3.18.4, an HP developed Linux drivers for HP inkjet and laser based printers, was released recently with Ubuntu 18.04 beta support and new printers support. HPLIP 3.18.4 adds support for following new devices: HP LaserJet Pro MFP M28a HP LaserJet Pro MFP M29a HP LaserJet …

How to Install GIMP 2.10 in Ubuntu 18.04, 17.10 via PPA

GIMP 2.10, a new major release of the most popular Linux image editing software, was announced a day ago with huge list of changes. The most notable changes in GIMP 2.10 include: Nearly fully ported to GEGL, allowing high bit depth processing, multi-threaded and hardware accelerated …

Cantata 2.3.0 Released! How to Install it in Ubuntu 18.04

Cantata MPD client 2.3.0 was released a day ago with a large list of changes. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 17.10, Ubuntu 16.04, and/or Ubuntu 14.04. Changes in Cantata 2.3.0 include: Only disable system tray support if org.kde.StatusNotifierWatcher is not registered when …

How to Install Darktable 2.4.3 in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

The open source photography workflow app and raw developer Darktable 2.4.3 was released a few days ago. Now it’s available via PPA for Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 17.10, Ubuntu 16.04. Darktable 2.4.3 is new bug-fix release that features: Support for tags and ratings in the watermark module …

VLC 3.0.2 Released with 150+ Bug Fixes (How to Install)

VLC media player 3.0.2 was released a few days ago. The release fixed more than 150 bugs since the 3.0.0 release, and improves decoding speed on macOS. Changes in VLC 3.0.2 include: Fix snapshotting with subtitles when using hardware acceleration Fix green/missing line/column when the picture …

How to Install Geary Email Client 0.12.2 in Ubuntu 18.04

Geary email client reached the 0.12.2 bug-fix release earlier today. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 17.10. Geary is a Gnome email client, which was originally developed by the Yorba Foundation. The latest release so far is Geary 0.12.2 that include following …

Kid3 3.6.1 Released! How to Install it in Ubuntu 18.04

Kid3 audio tag editor 3.6.1 was released earlier today. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 17.10, Ubuntu 16.04, and/or Ubuntu 14.04. This bugfix release improves the speed when saving with a lot of unchanged files in the directory. It fixes wrong parsing of …

How to Install Sopcast Player in Ubuntu 18.04

This quick tutorial is going to show you how to install Sopcast Player in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. SopCast Player is designed to be an easy to use Linux GUI front-end for the p2p streaming technology developed by SopCast. There are a few PPAs contain the Sopcast …

How to Install Notepad++ in Ubuntu 18.04/16.04 via Snap

For those who want to install Notepad++ text editor in Ubuntu, though there’s already a Linux alternative called Notepadqq, a snap package of Notepad plus plus running with Wine now is available. Snap is an universal Linux package format with almost all required libraries bundled in …

How To Check WiFi Signal Strength In Ubuntu Terminal

Install wavemon on Ubuntu to check the Ubuntu WiFi strength via commandline. Wavemon is a Linux WiFi signal strength mapper that shows the iwconfig signal level; iw signal strength on screen. wavemon is a ncurses-based monitoring application for wireless network devices. It plots levels in real-time …

How To Install PyCharm on Ubuntu 16.04

Let us show you how to install PyCharm on a Ubuntu 16.04 system. PyCharm is a state-of-the-art Python IDE designed around productivity and functionality. It offers a wide array of features, such as a graphical debugger, refactoring tools, an intelligent code editor and so on. The …

How to install ownCloud 10 on Ubuntu 16.04

ownCloud is a popular open source enterprise web application used for data synchronization and file sharing. It allows users to easily manage their files, contacts, calendars, to-do lists, and more, making it a great alternative to to the popular Google Drive, Dropbox, iCloud, etc. cloud platforms. …

How to Install Google Chrome on Ubuntu

Ubuntu + Google Chrome As the world’s most popular web browser it’s natural that new Linux users often ask how to install Google Chrome in Ubuntu. It’s not a silly question. With Linux distros being built around “repos” most users attempt to install Google Chrome in …

‘Komorebi’ Display Clock & Animations on Ubuntu Desktop

Komorebi is a Linux wallpaper manager that provides fully customizable backgrounds, e,g., show date and time on desktop. Wallpapers included by default range from animated ones, still, and gradients! See screenshots below. A settings dialog is available to launch by right-clicking on desktop and choose what …