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HandBrake 1.0.3 Has Been Released

For those who don’t know, HandBrake is an open-source multiplatform multithreaded video transcoder. It is used for converting DVD or Bluray discs to formats like MP4, MKV, H.264, MPEG-4 or other formats. You can also encode audio files like AAC,

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Install Calibre 2.82 (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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How To Install Plank 0.11.4 On Ubuntu

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Plank is the default dock app on Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, but it can be easily installed on other Ubuntu based systems, enabling the users to place their favorite apps in the dock,

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How To Install Stellarium 0.15.2 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 0.15.2, which brings the below changes:

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GScan2PDF 1.7.3 Has Been Released, Bringing Changes

As you know, GScan2PDF is an app for scanning pages and exporting them to PDFs. The user can export scans one by one, in separate PDF files, or export scans all together, in one PDF. The latest version available is

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Pidgin 2.12 Has Been Released

As you may know, Pidgin is a popular multi-protocol instant messaging client, having support for popular chat services, including Y! Messenger, Steam Chat, Facebook Chat and Jabber. The latest version available is Pidgin 2.12, which has been released a while

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How To Install Snapcraft 2.28 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 2.28 has been released, bringing a lot of changes and fixes. Installation

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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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