GNOME 40 Released

GNOME 40 is now officially available to download and use. According to Gnome team, this release gives you a focused distraction free and smoother computing. GNOME has a new versioning scheme in this release from previous 3.38 to this 40. The most notable features are completely redesigned horizontal workspace switcher and having the Dash launcher to the bottom of the screen from left.

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Manjaro 21.0 Ornara

Manjaro team just released Manjaro 21.0 Code named Ornara. Manjaro is a free and open-source Linux distribution based on the Arch Linux. In this Manjaro Ornara, the installer Calamares now supports best guess languages for each country and when GeoIP is enable and best guess for keyboard mappings. All there major editions Gnome, KDE and xfce got lot of important and improvements. Manjaro 21.0 Ornara comes with some new exciting features and with the new Linux Kernel 5.10 LTS.

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0 A.D. Alpha 24 Xšay?rš?

0 A.D. Alpha 24 Xšay?rš? (Khsha-ya-?sha) is now available for download from Wildfire Games. 0 A.D. is a free and open-source real-time strategy game for Windows, OS X, and Linux. This release cycle of 0.A.D is the longest in the 0 A.D history. It is released under GNU Public License version 2 and CC-BY-SA 3.0. It comes with new building snapping feature, renderer improvement and several new game balancing adjustments.

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Linux Mint 20.1 Ulyssa

The Mint team just released Linux Mint 20.1 called Ulyssa. It is a long term support release which will be supported until 2025. Linux Mint is a free and open-source Linux distribution based on the Ubuntu. It comes with some new features, updated software and bug fixes. It is available with 3 desktop environments Cinnamon, MATE, and Xfce. All there major editions got lot of important and improvements.

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Xfce 4.16

Xfce team just released Xfce desktop 4.16 the new the stable version of Xfce. Time between the last stable version Xfce 4.14 and this current release is 1 year 4 months. Xfce is a free and open source lightweight desktop environment for Linux and BSD. Xfce comes with a lot of new features and visual changes.

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Manjaro 20.2 Nibia

Manjaro team just released Manjaro 20.2 Nibia. Manjaro is a free and open-source Linux distribution based on the Arch Linux. It comes with some new exciting features and with the Linux Kernel 5.9. In Manjaro 20.2 , the installer Calamares now supports encrypted systems without encrypted /boot partition. This reduces the boot time 1 minute compared to full disk encryption. All there major editions Gnome, KDE and xfce got lot of important and improvements.

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How to install Veusz on Ubuntu – Scientific Plotting & Graphing app

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  • Post last modified:January 9, 2020
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Veusz is a free and open source scientific plotting and graphing software for Windows, MacOS and Linux. Using Veusz you can draw 2D and 3D plots easily and you can use as a Python module for plotting also. Object-based plotting widgets are very important feature in veusz. It is used to create and customize your plots. Veusz supports data import from text, CSV, HDF5 and FITS and output in vector, bitmap, PDF, Postscript, SVG and EMF. It also supports plugin. Using this you can extend its features. It is released under GPL version 2 or greater licence. It is written in Python and c++.

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How to install Godot 2D and 3D game engine on Ubuntu

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  • Post last modified:January 8, 2020
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Godot is a free and open source multi-platform 2D and 3D game engine for Linux, Windows, macOS, FreeBSD, OpenBSD and Haiku. It comes with multi-platform deploy support. Using this you can deploy and export your games in Windows, macOS, Linux, UWP, BSD, Haiku, iOS, Android and web. It is released under MIT license. Some of the important features are node-based game design architecture, scene system, Visual editor, Persistent live editing, tool system, physically based 3D rendered system, shader language based on GLSL, Mid- and Post-processing effects, Tile map editor, kinematic controller and animation support.

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How to solve error: snap “packagename” has “install-snap” change in progress error

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  • Post last modified:January 7, 2020
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Some times when you try to install the snap packages via your terminal app, you will get error: snap “packagename” has “install-snap” change in progress error. This is because of the incomplete or broken snap installation. This will happen during the installation of snap app, you stop the installation process accidentally or closed by system freeze or any other reason.

For example if you try to install the talesofmajeyal snap package and you close your terminal window accidentally. And after some time again you try to install it then you will get

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How to install Tales of Maj’Eyal game on Ubuntu

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Tales of Maj’Eyal is a free and open source roguelike RPG tactical turn-based combat and advanced character building game for Windows, MacOS and linux. In this game you need to choose your race and class then explore the ruins, dungeon and face battle against necromancers, dragons and arcane demons. You also need to develop you character with your own abilities and powers. It is release under a GNU GPLv3 license.Some of its important features are keyboard and mouse-driven interface, non-linear game plot and online support.

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