Haguichi 1.3.0 (Open-Source Hamachi Frontend) Has Been Ported To GTK+3 And Vala

As you may know, Hamachi is very useful for connecting to or more computers, over the internet, in a LAN network. I use it on Windows to play Age of Empires with friends, for example.

Haguichi is a graphical frontend for Hamachi 2, on Linux systems. Haguichi is open source so, there are no licence problems. The latest Haguichi 1.3, which has been recently released, coming with the below changes:

  • The software has been ported to GTK+3 and Vala
  • Added short text to empty network list on how to add a network.
  • A new Headerbar has been implemented
  • A new logo is now used
  • The sidebar now shows details and actions for the selected
  • Added symbolic application and panel icons for adwaita-icon-theme.
  • Commands that don’t actually exist are not shown as member action anymore.
  • Unicode characters are now used for ellipsis and quotation marks.
  • Changed autostart .desktop file installation path back to /usr/etc/xdg/autostart.
  • Dropped support for Hamachi version 2.1.0.81 and older.
  • Removed deprecated status icon.
  • Updated Brazilian Portuguese, Czech, Dutch, German, Italian, Kazakh, Polish, Russian, Slovak,
  • Spanish and Ukrainian translations.

Installation instructions:

Up to date packages are available via the some third party PPA, so installing the software on Ubuntu is easy. Just add the PPA to your system, update the local repository index and install the firefox package:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/haguichi
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install haguichi

Also, if install the appindicator, if it does not get installed by default. For Ubuntu 15.04:

$ sudo apt-get install haguichi-indicator

For Ubuntu 14.04 and Ubuntu 12.04

$ sudo apt-get install haguichi-appindicator

Optional, to remove haguichi, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove haguichi

The installation instructions should work on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela, Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Deepin 2014, Peppermint 6, Peppermint 5, LXLE 14.04 and Linux Lite 2.

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