Tag: Ubuntu (operating system)

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 …

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 …

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 …

GnuCash 3.4 Released with Tons of Bug-fixes / Improvements

Free accounting software GnuCash 3.4 was released a few days ago with tons of bug-fixes and improvements. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 18.10. According to the release note, GnuCash 3.4 redesigned gnc-uri-utils, cleaned up more report code, improved toolbar buttons, text options …

SuperTuxKart’s Online Multiplayer is Ready for Testing

SuperTuxKart online multiplayer is ready for testing! The SuperTuxKart dev team has announced a new beta version of the karting game that features long-awaited and eagerly-anticipated feature online racing support. SuperTuxKart online multiplayer lets you: Race against other players worldwide in LAN or WAN games Multiple …

What to Expect From Ubuntu in 2019

This year (2019) promises to be a bumper one for Ubuntu. We’ve got two all-new short-term releases ahead of us: Ubuntu 19.04 mid April and Ubuntu 19.10 in late October. Both release will be packed full of the latest software and kernel updates, though the latter …

MKVToolNix 30.0.0 Released with W64 Support

MKVToolNix 30.0.0 was released today with new features, enhancements, and bug-fixes. MKVToolNix 30.0.0 release highlights: mkvextract now writes W64 files for .w64 file or file size > 4 GB Add button to show the 10 most recently used output directories. Predefined split sizes and durations can …

How to Install Nautilus Actions in Ubuntu 18.04

Nautilus actions is a file manager extension allows to add arbitrary program to be launched through the context menu of selected files. Ubuntu does no longer ship the Nautilus actions package in universe repositories since it’s been deprecated and renamed to FileManager actions. For those still …