Saturday, December 16, 2017

How to install Xtreme Download Manager (XDM) 2018 Version 7.0.1 on Ubuntu 17.04, 17.10

   Xtreme Download Manager is a powerful tool to increase download speed up-to 500%, save streaming videos from YouTube, Metacafe, DailyMotion, Google Video or any other website, resume broken/dead downloads and schedule downloads.XDM seamlessly integrates with Microsoft Edge, Firefox, Chrome, IE, Opera, Safari and all popular browsers, to take over downloads and saving streaming videos from web.

Xtreme Download Manager (XDM) 2018 Features
  • Download any streaming video – XDM can download FLV videos from popular sites like YouTube, MySpaceTV, and Google Video. After installing XDM, “Download This Video” button pops up whenever you are watching a video anywhere in the Internet. Just click on the button to start downloading clips.
  • Download 5 time faster – XDM can accelerate downloads by up to 5 times due to its intelligent dynamic file segmentation technology.

How to Install MuPDF 1.20 TIFF support on Ubuntu 17.04, 17.10

   MuPDF, a lightweight PDF, XPS, and E-book viewer.  The renderer in MuPDF is tailored for high quality anti-aliased graphics. It renders text with metrics and spacing accurate to within fractions of a pixel for the highest fidelity in reproducing the look of a printed page on screen. MuPDF is also small, fast, and yet complete.

MuPDF 1.20 Changelog:

This release has a new Android SDK which is easier to use.

These are the git repositories for the SDK projects:
  • mupdf-android-fitz.git has the JNI bindings in a library.
  • mupdf-android-viewer.git has the viewer as an activity in a library.

Friday, December 15, 2017

How to install Darktable 2.2.5 on Ubuntu 17.10

     Darktable is an open source photography workflow application and raw developer. A virtual lighttable and darkroom for photographers. It manages your digital negatives in a database, lets you view them through a zoomable lighttable and enables you to develop raw images and enhance them.

Darktable 2.2.5 Changelog:
New features:

  •     When appending EXIF data to an exported image, do not fail if reading of EXIF from the original file fails
  •     Support XYZ as proofing profile
  •     Clear DerivedFrom from XMP before writing it
  •     bauhaus: when using soft bounds, keep slider step constant

How to Install GIMP 2.9.8 (2.9.9) Release on Ubuntu 17.04, 17.10

   GIMP 2.9.8 (GNU Image Manipulation Program) the most recent release, is a free cross-platform image editor that runs on various OSes which includes Linux, OS X, Windows etc. With GIMP, you can open and save images to most file formats and it offers many other useful features, plus the scope to add more using its plug-in system.

GIMP 2.9.8 Changelog:
  • The default brush is now "Hardness 050".
  • Verbose version (command line: gimp -v) now displays C compiler information.
  • Transform tools don't commit identity transformation anymore.
  • Manual language can now be selected amongst all installed manuals, which is particularly interesting when no GIMP manuals are available in your GUI language. This will be proposed by default when a manual is not installed for the GUI language (alongside the possibility to read online) and the choice can be edited in preferences.

How to install IntelliJ IDEA 2017.3.1 Released with Few Fixes on Ubuntu 17.04, 17.10

  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 2017.3.1 Changelog:
  • fixed: External system: do not propose to restore removed modules created for the project preview
  • Performance: High memory usage by VfsAwareMapReduceIndex
  • Exception: CCE at
  • fixed: "Suspicious collections method calls": false positive if argument type is superset of collection type

How to install VLC Media Player 2.2.8 on Ubuntu 17.10 via Flatpak

   VLC Media Player is one of the most prominent and also durable multi format, free of charge media player available

   VideoLAN and the VLC development team are happy to publish version 2.2.8 of VLC media player today.
   This release fixes a security issue in the AVI demuxer. Additionally, it includes the following fixes, which are part of 2.2.7: This release fixes compatibility with macOS High Sierra and fixes SSA subtitles rendering on macOS. This release also fixes a few security issues, in the flac and the libavcodec modules (heap write overflow), in the avi module and a few crashes.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

How to install Shotwell 0.26.4 released on Ubuntu 17.10, 18.04

    Shotwell 0.26.4 is an image organizer designed to provide personal photo management for the GNOME desktop Shotwell can import photos and videos from a digital camera directly. Shotwell automatically groups photos and videos by date, and supports tagging. Its image editing features allow users to straighten, crop, eliminate red eye, and adjust levels and color balance. It also features an auto "enhance" option that will attempt to guess appropriate levels for the image.

Shotwell 0.26.4 Changelog
  • Fix buld rules for appstream files
  • Fix import progress bar when importing RAW files
  • Fix renaming of backing photos when renaming to lower case on import
  • Fix removing the RAW file when deleting photos and there is no Trash
  • Fix duplicate detection for Canon imports