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Kernel 4.4.28 Has Been Released

Kernel 4.4.28 has been released, bringing ARM, PowerPC, x86 and MIPS hardware architecture improvements and some fixes regarding the Alsa sound driver. Installation instructions: Compiling a Linux kernel is a little difficult and takes some time, but the Ubuntu (and

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Kernel 4.9 RC3 Has Been Released. Install It On Your Ubuntu System Now

Kernel 4.9 RC 3 has been released, but Linus Torvalds its not happy with the kernel patch’s size. Installation instructions: Because it is very difficult to compile a Linux kernel, Canonical has packed all the kernel releases as deb packages

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How To Install Snapcraft 2.17 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint And Elementary OS Systems

As you may know, Canonical has created Snapcraft, an open-source tool that helps the users to package deb packages to the snappy format. While still under development, Snapcraft 2.17 has been released, bringing new features and bug-fixes. From the changelog:

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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 recently released. Screenshots: Installation instructions: Up to date packages are available via

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Wireshark 2.2.0 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 2.2.0 which has been recently released, bringing multiple small fixes. Installation instructions: Up to date packages

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How To Install Sayonara 0.9.1 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Elementary OS And Other Ubuntu Derivative Systems

As you may know, Sayonara Player is a lightweight music player written on C++. It has both many features and low CPU usage and low memory consumption. Main features: Organize even big music collections. ID3-tag editor MP3 converter Equalizer Webstreams

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How To Install Stellarium 0.15.0 On Ubuntu And Derivative Systems

As you may know, Stellarium is an open-source planetarium application, providing a realistic and accurate sky image in 3D, as if the users were looking through a telescope. The latest version available is Stellarium 0.15.0, which brings the below changes:

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How To Install Wine 1.9.19 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,

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How To Install Darktable 2.0.6 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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Install Calibre 2.67 (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

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