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How To Install Wine Staging 2.4 On Ubuntu And Derivative Systems

As you may know, Wine Staging is a special version of Wine that provides support for projects like Pipelight. The Pipelight developer forked wine into wine-staging and included some Pipelight-specific enhancements and some other features not present in the regular

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How To Install Kodi 17.1 “Krypton” RC 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

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FFmpeg 3.2.4 “Hypatia” 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,

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How To Install RawTherapee 5.0 On Ubuntu 16.10, Ubuntu 14.04 And Derivative Systems

As you may know, Rawtherapee is an open-source image processing software (similar to Adobe Lightroom), written in C++ and using GTK+ as frontend. The latest version available is RawTherapee 5.0, which brings a big list of changes. Wavelets tool. Retinex

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How To Install Darktable 2.2.2 On Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 15.10, Ubuntu 14.04 And Derivative Systems

As you may know, Darktable is an open-source photo workflow application and RAW developers, managing digital negatives in a database and allowing the users to view them through a zoomable light table. Also, the users can develop and enhance raw

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GIMP 2.8.18 Has Been Released

As you may know, GIMP is an open-source photo manipulation software, being a good alternative to Adobe Photoshop. The latest version available is GIMP 2.8.18, which has been released a while ago. Screenshots: Installation instructions: Up to date packages are

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G’MIC 1.7.9 (Standalone Software And GIMP Plugin) Has Been Released

As you may know, G’MIC (GREYC’s Magic Image Converter) is a editing tool, that can be used with GIMP or as a standalone application, being available for both Linux and Windows. G’MIC provides a window which enables the users to

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Git 2.11 Has Been Released

Git is an open-source revision control system, developed by Linus Torvalds, providing a big number of features and an intuitive syntax. It is used a lot by the developers that want to share their code with others. The latest version

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Deluge 1.3.13 (BitTorrent Client) Brings Fixes And Changes

As you may know, Deluge is an open-source, multi-platform, multi-interface (GTK+, web and command-line) BitTorrent client based on libtorrent-rasterbar. The Deluge daemon can run on headless machines with the user-interfaces being able to connect remotely. The latest version available is

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How To Install Kernel 4.7.10 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint And Other Ubuntu Derivative Systems

Kernel 4.7.10 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 everybody

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