FFmpeg 3.1.1 “Laplace” Has Been Released

FFmpeg is a popular multimedia framework, that enables the users to easily ncode, transcode, mux, demux, stream, filter and play audio and video content. Also worth mentioning, FFmpeg provides the ffmpeg  tool for converting multimedia files, the ffserver streaming tool,

Kernel 4.6.3 Has Been Released

Kernel 4.6 RC5 has been released, coming with updated drivers, enhancements and improvements. Installation instructions: Because it is very difficult to compile a Linux kernel, Canonical has packed all the kernel releases as deb packages and made them available for

Install Calibre 2.62 (Open-Source E-book Management Software) on Linux

As you may already know, Calibre is an open-source book management software, with many interesting features including e-book conversion, e-book viewer, library to ebook reader synchronization and support for the most popular eBook formats, including: epub, cbz, mobi, fb2. Being

How To Install Wine 1.9.14 on Ubuntu

Wine (Wine Is Not An Emulator) is an open-source compatibility layer software app that enables the Linux and Unix users to run Windows software on their systems, via the Winelib software library. While the latest version available is Wine 1.8.x,

Wireshark 2.0.3 Has Been Released, Bringing A Big List Of Changes

As you already know, Wireshark is an open-source protocol analyzer software, very used for monitoring the network traffic. The latest version available is Wireshark 2.0.3, which has been recently released, bringing multiple small fixes. Installation instructions: Up to date packages

MKVToolNix 9.1.0 (Tool for Manipulating Matroska mkv Multimedia Files) Brings Changes

As you may know, MKVToolNix is a Matroska (mkv) multimedia manipulation tool pack. You can edit mkv video files, split files, sync audio with video. It contains the following command-line tools: mkvmerge – a tool for creating Matroska files from

How To Install Kodi 16.1 “Jarvis” On Ubuntu

As you may know, Kodi (previously named XBMC) is a famous open source media hub and home theater PC, being translated in more than 30 languages. Also, its features can be highly extended via third party plugins and extensions and

Kernel 4.2.8 CKT8 Has Been Released

As you may know, Kernel 4.2.8 was the latest release in the Kernel 4.2 series, but Canonical picked up the development and continues to maintain and update the kernel, under the Kernel 4.2.8 CKT X name. The latest version available

Kernel 4.4.8 Has Been Released

Kernel 4.4.8 has been released, bringing impressive new features and changes. Installation instructions: Compiling a Linux kernel is a little difficult and takes some time, but the Ubuntu (and derivative) users do not have to worry about that, because Canonical

MuPDF 1.9 Brings Changes

As you may know, MuPDF is a free, open-source, lightweight PDF viewer written in C, with all the basic features of any other PDF viewer and vim-like keybinds. The latest version available is MuPDF 1.9, which has been recently released,



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