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…

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,…

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…

Kid3 Tag Editor 3.8.3 Released, How to Install in Ubuntu 20.04

Kid3 audio tag editor released new version 3.8.3 today. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 20.04, Ubuntu 19.10, Ubuntu 18.04, and Ubuntu 16.04. Kid3 3.8.3 comes with new keyboard shortcuts to navigate between the file and tag sections, 2 new scripts to apply English title capitalization to tags and transliterate ID3v1 tags to ASCII. Other changes include: Korean and Swedish translations. Dark mode and custom themes improvements. Support dragging multiple header rows in import table Rename read-only files Handbook updates and many bug-fixes. How to Install Kid3 3.8.3 in…

How to Install Inkscape 1.0 via PPA in Ubuntu 20.04, 18.04

Inkscape, open-source vector graphics editor, released new major version 1.0 a few days ago. Native Ubuntu .deb package now is available to install it in Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 19.10, and Ubuntu 20.04. Inkscape 1.0 release highlights include: Theme support. Better HiDPI Support. Canvas rotation and mirroring On-Canvas alignment of objects Split view and X-Ray modes New PowerPencil mode New PNG export options New Live Path Effect (LPE) selection dialog Python 3 support for extensions. How to Install Inkscape 1.0 in Ubuntu: Besides the Snap and Flatpak (both runs in sandbox)…

Firefox 76 Released with Audio Worklets Support

Mozilla Firefox 76 was released today with improved online account protections and Zoom support. Firefox 76 features Lockwise password manager improvements, including protection to saved passwords in “Logins and Passwords” page, display vulnerable password alert and website breach alert, and automatically generate secure, complex passwords to more sites. Other changes include: Picture-in-picture: double-click to go full-screen, again to reduce the video size. Audio Worklets support: allow audio processing like VR and gaming, join Zoom calls without additional downloads WebRender now available by default on modern Intel laptops with a small…

HandBrake 1.3.2 Released with Improved H.265 Support

HandBrake video transcoder 1.3.2 was released a day ago with many improvements and bug-fixes. According to the release note, HandBrake 1.3.2 release highlights include: Improve support for H.265 video in AVI container Fix point to point end detection Fix QSV HEVC encoder on older Intel hardware. Fix upstream FFmpeg issue where passing through AAC ADTS audio could produce invalid MKV output in rare cases And many fixes for Windows, Mac OS, and Linux. How to Install HandBrake in Ubuntu: HandBrake has an official Ubuntu PPA. It is however not updated…

Qmmp 1.4.0 Released with Sleep Mode Inhibition, Socks5 Proxy Support

Qmmp, qt-based audio player with winamp like user interface, released version 1.4.0 last night with lots of changes. Qmmp 1.4.0 is a big release that features YouTube plugin, sleep mode inhibition plugin, socks5 proxy support, and much more other changes including: add feature to auto-hide empty service menus. add option to disable two passes for equalizer. add fast mute function for most output plugins. add shared CUE parser. added feature to transit between playlists. add SOCKS5 proxy support. added Ogg Opus support in the ReplayGain scanner. improve qsui plugin, ffmpeg…

Opera 68 Released with Built-in Instagram Support

Opera 68 was released today as the new stable version of the popular web browser. The new release features built-in messenger Instagram support. Opera 68 release highlights: Built-in Instagram support in the left sidebar. Search in open tabs (Ctrl+Space). Improved duplicate tabs highlighter Improved workspaces feature. Display grey padlock or warning sign for secure (https) or insecure pages. How to Install Opera 68 in Ubuntu: The Opera team offers snap package (runs in sandbox), available to install in Ubuntu Software: Also the native Ubuntu .deb package is available for downloading…