Sunday, July 23, 2017

How to Install GnuCash 2.6.17 on Ubuntu 16.04, 17.04

    GnuCash is personal and small-business financial-accounting software, freely licensed under the GNU GPL and available for GNU/Linux, BSD, Solaris, Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows.

     Designed to be easy to use, yet powerful and flexible, GnuCash allows you to track bank accounts, stocks, income and expenses. As quick and intuitive to use as a checkbook register, it is based on professional accounting principles to ensure balanced books and accurate reports.

The GnuCash development team announces GnuCash 2.6.17, the sixteenth maintenance release in the 2.6-stable series.

GnuCash 2.6.17 Changelog:

Between 2.6.16 and 2.6.17, the following bugfixes were accomplished:

How to install IntelliJ IDEA 2017.2 Released on Ubuntu 16.04, 17.04

   JetBrains’ IntelliJ IDEA is a Java integrated development environment (IDE) for developing computer software. It is developed by JetBrains (formerly known as IntelliJ), and is available as an Apache 2 Licensed community edition, and in a proprietary commercial edition. Both can be used for commercial development.

IntelliJ IDEA 2017.2 Changelog:
  •     Smarter code completion and control flow analysis
  •     New inspections and refactorings
  •     Java 9 module diagrams
  •     Debugger: filtering arrays, collections, and maps
  •     Kotlin 1.1.3 support

Saturday, July 22, 2017

How to install Visual Studio Code 1.14.1 Now Opens Multiple Project In Same Editor

   Visual Studio Code is a lightweight but powerful source code editor which runs on your desktop and is available for Windows, macOS and Linux. It comes with built-in support for JavaScript, TypeScript and Node.js and has a rich ecosystem of extensions for other languages (such as C++, C#, Python, PHP, Go) and runtimes (such as .NET and Unity).

Visual Studio Code 1.14.1 release highlights:
  •    The refactoring to convert a JavaScript ES5-style function class to an ES6 class is disabled.
  •     Integrated terminal improvements – Find support, select/copy multiple pages
  •     Command Palette MRU list – Quickly find and run your recently used commands
  •     New Tasks menu in top-level menu bar.

How to install GNS3 2.0.3 on Ubuntu 16.04, 17.04

    GNS3 is an open-source software used by network engineers to simulate, test and troubleshoot a virtual as well as real network environment. It enables you to run a small network topology that consists of networking devices such as laptops, desktops, servers, switches, routers, etc. Before we proceed on how to install GNS3 on Ubuntu, lets take a quick look at its uses.

GNS3 2.0.3 Changelog:
  •     Display error when we can't export files
  •     Fix auth header not sent is some conditions
  •     If we have auth issue at server startup continue to get better error
  •     Do not override IOU configuration file when you change the image
  •     Fix some PNG loading issues on Windows

How to Install Stacer 1.0.7 – Linux System Optimizing Tool on Ubuntu 16.04, 17.04

    Stacer is an open-source linux system optimizing tool that enables you to check and monitor the performance of your Linux machine. It comes with a beautiful graphical user interface (gui) dashboard that displays state of your CPU, Memory as well as Disk and many others. Before we proceed on how to install Stacer on ubuntu, let’s take a quick look at its features.

Stacer 1.0.7 Changelog
  •   Language Support
  •   Theme Support
  •   Processes Monitor
  •   Multiple Package Uninstall

Thursday, July 20, 2017

How to Install Hugin 2017 on Ubuntu 14.04, 16.04 & Higher

   Hugin is an easy to use cross-platform panoramic imaging toolchain based on Panorama Tools. With it, you can assemble a mosaic of photographs into a complete immersive panorama, stitch any series of overlapping pictures and much more.

Hugin 2017 Changelog:
The version 2017.0 is mainly a bug fix release. The biggest fixes regard:
  • Several fixes for working with HDR images (display in GUI, photometric optimizer, handling of under/over exposured pixels in merging code).
  • Fixes handling of masks in cpfind when images needs remapping for cp finding.

How to Install LibreOffice 5.3.4 on Ubuntu 16.04 & Higher

   LibreOffice 5.3 represents a significant step forward in the evolution of the software: it offers an introduction to new features such as online with collaborative editing, which increase the competitive positioning of the application, and at the same time provides incremental improvements, to make the program more reliable, interoperable and user-friendly.

LibreOffice 5.3.4 Changelog :
  • RTF import: fix missing upper and lower borders around text
  • sw: Null pointer dereferences
  • fix crash in SfxItemPool
  • fix crash in SfxItemPool

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

How to install CopyQ 3.0.3 on Ubuntu 16.04, 17.04

   CopyQ monitors system clipboard and saves its content in customized tabs. Saved clipboard can be later copied and pasted directly into any application.

  • Support for Linux, Windows and OS X 10.9+
  • Store text, HTML, images or any other custom formats
  • Quickly browse and filter items in clipboard history
  • Sort, create, edit, remove, copy/paste, drag’n’drop items in tabs
  • Add notes or tags to items

How to install Flacon 3.0.0 – Audio File Encoder on Ubuntu 16.04, 17.04

   Flacon extracts individual tracks from one big audio file containing the entire album of music and saves them as separate audio files.
   Flacon takes the information from the appropriate CUE file. Besides, Flacon makes it possible to conveniently revise or specify tags both for all tracks at once or for each tag separately.


  •     Supported input formats: WAV, FLAC, APE, WavPack, True Audio (TTA).
  •     Supported out formats: FLAC, WAV, WavPack, AAC, OGG or MP3.
  •     Replay Gain analysis (album-gain and track-gain modes).
  •     Multi-threaded conversion process.

Monday, July 3, 2017

How to Install WPS Office 2016 on Ubuntu 16.04, 17.04

  WPS Office (formaerly known as Kingsoft Office) is a high performing alternative office suite to Microsoft Office. It has been consired as the most closest to Microsoft Office compared to others. WPS Office is a more preferred alternative to Micosoft Office and is fully compatible. It is compactible with Microsoft Office PPT, DOC, DOCX, XLS And XLSX Save Documents As A PDF. The WPS Office suite is available for Windows and Linux-based PCs as well as Android and iOS.

WPS Office Highlights
  •     Compatible with Fedora, CentOS, OpenSUSE, Ubuntu, Mint, Knoppix and more
  •     Supports both 32 and 64 bit systems
  •     Fully compatible with Microsoft Office

How to Install MKVToolNix 13.0.0 on Ubuntu 16.04, 17.04

    MKVtoolnix is a set of tools to create, alter, split, join and inspect Matroska files(mkv). With these tools one can get information about (mkvinfo) Matroska files, extract tracks/data from (mkvextract) Matroska files and create (mkvmerge) Matroska files from other media files. Matroska is a multimedia file format aiming to become THE new container format for the future. Use MKVCleaver or gMKVExtractGUI to extract/demultiplex mkv video and audio files.

MKVToolNix 13.0.0 changelog:
New features and enhancements

  • mkvmerge: MPEG TS reader: information about multiple programs will be output as container properties during verbose/JSON identification.
  •  MKVToolNix GUI: multiplex tool: added a column "program" to the tracks list. Certain container types such as MPEG transport streams can contain multiple programs. The new column will contain the service name (think TV