Firefox 95 Released! Available in Microsoft Store & New Sanboxing Technology

Mozilla Firefox web browser 95.0 was released today with security and performance improvements. The release introduced new RLBox sandboxing technology that uses WebAssembly to isolate potentially-buggy code. And, it’s enabled by default on all platforms (desktop and mobile) to protect users from accidental defects as well as supply-chain attacks. For Windows 10 and Windows 11,… Continue reading Firefox 95 Released! Available in Microsoft Store & New Sanboxing Technology

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How to Install The Latest Tesseract OCR 5 in Ubuntu 20.04 / 18.04 / 21.10

This simple tutorial shows how to install the latest Tesseract OCR engine in all current Ubuntu releases via PPA. Tesseract is the most accurate open-source OCR engine that reads a wide variety of image formats and converts them to text in over 40 languages. Tesseract 5.0.0 was officially released a few days ago that features:… Continue reading How to Install The Latest Tesseract OCR 5 in Ubuntu 20.04 / 18.04 / 21.10

Blender 3.0 Released! How to Install it in Ubuntu via Linux Tarball

Blender 3.0 was finally released! Here’s what’s new and how to install it in Ubuntu. The new release of the animation creation software features 2x ~ 8x faster GPU rendering, magnitudes faster loading and saving compressed .blend file. Also, it has updated theme, and a bunch of new options to customize UI layout. Other features… Continue reading Blender 3.0 Released! How to Install it in Ubuntu via Linux Tarball

Fix Slow Shutdown ‘systemd-shutdown[1]: waiting for process: crond’ Issue

My Ubuntu laptop recently runs into a power-off issue. Every time when I shutdown or reboot the machine, it stuck at blank screen with text message “systemd-shutdown[1]: waiting for process: crond” for more than a minute. According to the keyword ‘crond‘, it has something to do with the cron schedule job. And, thanks to this… Continue reading Fix Slow Shutdown ‘systemd-shutdown[1]: waiting for process: crond’ Issue

Vivaldi Browser 5.0 Adds Built-in Translation, New Theme Editor

Vivaldi web browser released version 5.0 today with exciting new features. The release makes it easy to change the app UI appearance via themes. Vivaldi comes with some themes with different colors, background image, blur, transparency and other settings. User may edit or create new theme easily with the built-in editor. And in ‘Themes’ setting… Continue reading Vivaldi Browser 5.0 Adds Built-in Translation, New Theme Editor

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