How to Install Audacity Audio Editor 2.4.1 in Ubuntu 20.04

Audacity audio editor 2.4.0 was released a few days ago. The release was paused due to a critical bug. Now version 2.4.1 arrived with quick fixes. What’s new in Audacity 2.4.1: Works on Mac Catalina. New Time Toolbar. Presets for more effects can be imported and exported. New Multi-View mode for tracks. Export audio to Opus in Windows, Linux. Easier to convert labels between point labels and range labels. New Loudness Normalization effect. New RMS measurement analyzer. New Noise Gate effect. New Spectral Delete effect. Tons of bug-fixes. How to…

Kodi 18.7 Released! How to Install it in Ubuntu 20.04

Kodi media center 18.7 was released today. Now it’s available to install via PPA in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 19.10, and Ubuntu 20.04. Kodi 18.7 is a bug-fix release that contains following changes: Add more PVR context menu support. Add scroll to plot on PVR Channel Guide Dialog Add an icon for Blu-rays PVR addon API documentation updates and fixes. improve bluray menu detection. allows encrypted dvd playback on ios Add “Get all” button to Controller dialog. Fix playing games with VideoPlayer when emulators are disabled And much more…

HPLIP 3.20.5 Released with Debian 10.3 / New Printers Support

HPLIP, HP print, scan, and fax drivers for Linux, released 3.20.5 a few days ago with new printers and Linux distributions support. HPLIP 3.20.5 added following new devices support: HP DeskJet 1200, Ink Advantage 1200 HP DeskJet 2300 All-in-One, Ink Advantage 2300 All-in-One HP ENVY 6000 series, Pro 6400 series. HP DeskJet Plus 6000, 6400 series HP DeskJet 2700 and Ink Advantage 2700 All-in-One Printer series HP DeskJet Plus 4100, Ink Advantage 4100 All-in-One Printer series HP LaserJet Enterprise M610dn, M611dn, M611x, M612dn, M612x HP LaserJet Enterprise MFP M634dn, M634z,…

HPLIP 3.20.5 Released with Debian 10.3 / New Printers Support

HPLIP, HP print, scan, and fax drivers for Linux, released 3.20.5 a few days ago with new printers and Linux distributions support. HPLIP 3.20.5 added following new devices support: HP DeskJet 1200, Ink Advantage 1200 HP DeskJet 2300 All-in-One, Ink Advantage 2300 All-in-One HP ENVY 6000 series, Pro 6400 series. HP DeskJet Plus 6000, 6400 series HP DeskJet 2700 and Ink Advantage 2700 All-in-One Printer series HP DeskJet Plus 4100, Ink Advantage 4100 All-in-One Printer series HP LaserJet Enterprise M610dn, M611dn, M611x, M612dn, M612x HP LaserJet Enterprise MFP M634dn, M634z,…

How to Easily Convert Video Files to MP3 in Ubuntu 20.04

Want to convert your video files (e.g., mp4, wav, mkv) to mp3 or other audio formats? Without struggling with FFmpeg command line tool or any other video editor, SoundConverter offers a clean and easy interface that can do the job just with a few clicks. SoundConverter supports reading Ogg Vorbis, AAC, MP3, FLAC, WAV, AVI, MPEG, MOV, M4A, AC3, DTS, ALAC, MPC, Shorten, APE, SID, MOD, XM, S3M, etc…, and converting to Opus, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, WAV, AAC, and MP3. 1.) First install SoundConverter either from Ubuntu Software Center: or…

How to Install FlightGear 2020.1 in Ubuntu 20.04, 18.04

FlightGear Flight Simulator 2020.1 was released a week ago. Now it’s finally made into PPA for Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 19.10, Ubuntu 20.04, and their derivatives. FlightGear 2020.1 was released as current preview release that contains many exciting new features, enhancements and bugfixes. Enhancements since 2019.1 include a developer preview of the upcoming Compositor graphical rendering framework as a separate pre-built binary, better aircraft carrier support, improvements to both the JSBSim and YASim flight dynamics models, better view options, more efficient and better looking OpenStreetMap buildings and translation of…

SuperTux 0.6.2 Released with New Worldmap (Ubuntu PPA)

SuperTux, classic 2D jump’n run video game inspired by Super Mario Bros, released 0.6.2 a few days ago to celebrate its 20th anniversary. SuperTux 0.6.2 features reworked graphics and levels, release highlights include: A new worldmap, “Revenge In Redmond”, which includes new enemies and sprites !!! New and improved backgrounds and sprites Improvements to many levels in the Icy Island and forest world Speed improvements for levels using a huge amount of lava tiles An issue causing the bridge in the forest world to not be shown in certain cases…

How to Change Lid Close Behavior in Ubuntu 20.04

This simple tutorial shows how to change the action (e.g., power off, hibernate, do nothing, or lock) when laptop lid is closed in Ubuntu 20.04, while it suspends Ubuntu by default. Dconf editor offers options to change the action to take when the laptop lid is closed on AC or power, but it doesn’t work! So far as I know, you can edit the logind.conf file to change the action. And it should work on all Ubuntu desktop, server, and flavors. 1.) Open terminal (press Ctrl+Alt+T on Gnome) from your…

How to Install DVDStyler in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

This simple tutorial shows how to install the open source DVD authoring tool DVDStyler 3.1 in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and derivatives. Open terminal either by pressing Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard or by searching for ‘terminal’ from system application menu. When it opens, run following commands one by one to install DVDStyler from the unofficial PPA: 1. To add the PPA, run command: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/dvdstyler Type user password (no asterisk feedback due to security reason) when it asks and hit Enter to continue. 2. After that, either search for and install…