Category: Linux

Installing Kodi using Ubuntu based systems

Kodi has become probably the largest media center application in use today across a broad range of devices. I remember first using Kodi when it was called XBMC for Xbox Media Center. An old friend of mine about a decade ago installed it onto his original …

qBittorrent 4.0.4 Released! How to Install it in Ubuntu

qBittorrent 4.0.4 was released earlier today with numerous bug-fixes. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 17.10, Ubuntu 18.04. qBittorrent 4.0.4 contains a few new features and lots of bug-fixes include: Add source field in Torrent creator. Torrent creator: raise maximum piece size to …

Wine 3.2 Released with HID Gamepads Support

Wine, a compatibility layer capable of running Windows applications on Linux, reached 3.2 development release a day ago. Wine 3.2 release highlights: Separate implementation of USER controls for ComCtl32 v6. Multisample texture support in Direct3D. Support for HID gamepads. More event support in MSHTML. Obsolete DOS …

Enable “Open as Admin” in Nautilus File Browser

It’s been a long time last time I wrote about how to enable “Open as root” or “Open as Administrator” in Nautilus’ context menu. A Nautilus extension called Nautilus Admin has been created for a period of time. It’s a simply Python script that adds some …

Install TuxGuitar 1.5 in Ubuntu 16.04 & Higher

TuxGuitar, a free and open-source guitar tablature editor, reached the 1.5 release recently. After more than one year of development, TuxGuitar 1.5 brings following new features: String count range moved to 1 – 25 New Oxygen Dark skin created for dark themes New synth host plugin …

Plasma 5.12.1 Released with Numerous Bug-Fixes (PPA)

The first bug-fix release for KDE Plasma 5.12 LTS was released a day ago. And it can be installed in (K)Ubuntu 17.10 via PPA. Plasma 5.12.1 adds a one week’s worth of new translations and fixes from KDE’s contributors. The bugfixes are typically small but important …

Yarock Music Player 1.3.1 Released (Ubuntu PPA)

Yarock 1.3.1, a Qt audio player designed to provide an easy and pretty music collection browser based on cover art, was released a few hours ago with some bug-fixes. The new release fixed Qt4 compile issue. The unofficial PPA now is maintaining the latest Yarock packages …

VLC 3.0 Released! Install it is Quite Easy Now

VLC media player reached new major 3.0 release a day ago. Now you can directly install the latest VLC in Ubuntu Software utility. VLC 3.0 “Vetinari” features: VLC 3.0 activates hardware decoding by default, to get 4K and 8K playback! It supports 10bits and HDR VLC …

3 Must Know File and Directory Commands in Linux Ubuntu

Must-know file and directory commands in Linux Ubuntu. These file management commands in Linux can help upu to find home directory in Linux. Use these commands to view the current working directory; home directory in Linux. Home Directory A home directory, also called a login directory, …

Install Lollypop Music Player on Linux Ubuntu

Install Lollypop Music Player on Linux Ubuntu Systems. Lollypop is a modern music player for GNOME. Lollypop is a powerful Rhythmbox alternative. Lollypop open-source audio player is developed in GTK+3 and supports various popular audio formats, including mp3, mp4, ogg and flac. It can also be …

Install Min Web Browser For Linux Ubuntu

Install Min web browser for Linux Ubuntu. Min open source web browser {github} is a smarter, faster web browser. It includes features such as information from DuckDuckGo in the search bar, built-in ad and tracker blocking and comes with a dark theme. Features: Find anything instantly …