Archives For 3.10.1

This simple tutorial shows you how to install the latest RawTherapee 4.0.11 on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring, 12.10 Quantal, 12.04 Precise using PPA repository.

RawTherapee main window

RawTherapee is a cross-platform raw image processing program written in C++, using a GTK+ front-end and a patched version of dcraw for reading raw files. It is notable for the advanced control it gives the user over the demosaicing and developing process.

“The 4.0.11 release includes a number of new features which you can read about below, but just as importantly it contains a large number of speed improvements and bug fixes, so we recommend you update straight away!”

New features:

  • CIECAM02 “Adaptation scene luminosity” now calculated automatically
  • CIECAM02 hot/bad pixel fixer to prevent bright pixels from appearing
  • The Defringe tool is now able to target a range of specific colors without touching others
  • New bundled processing profiles
  • New keyboard shortcuts to apply rank and color labels and a new direct popup menu for color labels, all in the File Browser
  • “Profile Fill Mode” button controls whether to replace missing processing profile values with default ones or not
  • Keyboard shortcuts to open the next/previous image and to synchronize the File Browser strip with the currently opened image
  • New demosaicing algorithms for noisy photos:
    • LMMSE
    • IGV
  • More zoom levels
  • Redesigned save window
  • New functionality of the minima/maxima control points curves editor, see the RawTherapee Manual
  • Support for TIFFfiles with alpha channels
  • Support for 32-bit TIFF files (HDR)
  • Preferences/Batch processing options: all to ‘Add’ and all to ‘Set’
  • Support for
    • Nikon D5200
    • Nikon D7100
    • Nikon COOLPIX A
    • Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Install RawTherapee:

The latest release is available for Ubuntu 13.04 Raring, 12.10 Quantal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise from the ppa repository.

To add the ppa, press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open a terminal window. When it opens, run below command:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:dhor/myway

Then update package lists and install via Synaptic Package Manager. Or you can run below command instead:

sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get install rawtherapee

RawTherapee unity dash

This simple tutorial shows how to install SoundConverter on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring, 12.10 Quantal, 12.04 Precise and Linux Mint via GetDeb repository.


SoundConverter is a simple sound converter application for the GNOME environment. It reads sound files in any format supported by GStreamer and outputs them in Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, or WAV format, or MP3 format if you have the GStreamer LAME plugin.

SoundConverter aims to be simple to use, and very fast. Thanks to its multithreaded design, it will use as many cores as possible to speed up the conversion. It can also extract the audio from videos.

Tutorial Objectives:

  • Install SoundConverter 2.1.1 on Ubuntu 13.04, 12.10, 12.04
  • Enjoy!

To get started, add the GetDeb repository. To do so, press Ctrl+Alt+T to open terminal. When it opens, run below commands to add the repository:


sudo dpkg -i getdeb-repository_0.1-1~getdeb1_all.deb

Then you can search for and install soundconverter via synaptic package manager. Or run below commands to update package lists and install:

sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get install soundconverter

Once installed, open it from Unity Dash.

soundconverter in unity

Klest-crossword is a game for professional compiling, editing and easy guessing american and classic the crossword puzzles.

Klest Crossword Puzzle Game

It contains more than 1,000 crossword puzzles to guess and provides a lot of tools for creating a crossword puzzle. It a dictionary of 31 000 Russian words and a dictionary of 41 000 English words.

All functions:

  • Creating and guessing a crossword puzzle;
  • Check correctness of guessing a crossword puzzle;
  • Save state incompletely guessed crossword puzzle;
  • Automatic creation of crossword puzzle grid (beta)
  • Automatic compiling;
  • Semi-automatic compiling;
  • Creating and editing a dictionary;
  • Adding / removing words from the dictionary;
  • Saving created a crossword puzzle grid, as a template for the new;
  • Editing the font crossword;
  • Editing the grid of crossword puzzle;
  • Export crossword: RTF, PDF, PostScript(*.ps), HTML, Text format across Lite, JPG, JPEG, TIFF, BMP, XPM, PNG, XBM, PPM, OpenKlest(*.ok);
  • Import crossword: Text format AcrossLite, OpenKlest(*.ok);
  • Print crossword;
  • Statistics;

Install Klest-crossword:

The source code and Deb installer are available from SourceForge.

The latest stable kernel 3.10.1 has been released. All users of the 3.10 kernel series are urged to upgrade as soon as possible. Here is what’s new and how to install / upgrade kernel 3.10.1 on your system.

Linux kernel 3.10.1 is a small release that includes a few updated drivers, fixes for the HPFS and NFS file systems, as well as other small changes. See the announcement.


Below steps shows you how to install or upgrade this kernel:

1.) Press Ctrl+Alt+T to open terminal. Run below command to download the Deb packages

For 32-bit:


For 64-bit:


2) Install the Debs:

sudo dpkg linux-headers-3.10.1*.deb linux-image-3.10.1*.deb

After installation, update grub via:

sudo update-grub