Oracle Java 17 Released as New LTS, Here’s How to Install it in Ubuntu

Oracle announced the release of Java 17 as the new Long-Term Support (LTS) release. Java 17 LTS comes with thousands of performance, stability, and security updates, as well as 14 JEPs (JDK Enhancement Proposals). And Oracle will provide 8-year support for the release with security, performance, and bug-fix updates until 2029. According to the release… Continue reading Oracle Java 17 Released as New LTS, Here’s How to Install it in Ubuntu

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Firefox 92.0 Released with More Secure HTTPS Connection / Full-range Color

Mozilla Firefox 92.0 was released today with new features and various security fixes. The release will use HTTPS resource record (HTTPS RR) as Alt-Svc headers to make connections more secure. The full-range color (0-255) levels are now supported for video playback. Though the limited color range (16-235) is ideal for movies and TV, the source… Continue reading Firefox 92.0 Released with More Secure HTTPS Connection / Full-range Color

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HPLIP 3.21.8 Released with RHEL 8.4, Linux Mint 20.2 & More Printers Support

HPLIP, Hewlett-Packard’s Linux imaging and printing software, released version 3.21.8 with new printers support. The open-source HP printer and scanner driver add some new devices support. They are: HP Smart Tank 500 series HP Smart Tank 530 series HP Smart Tank Plus 570 series HP Smart Tank 7600 HP Smart Tank 750 HP Smart Tank… Continue reading HPLIP 3.21.8 Released with RHEL 8.4, Linux Mint 20.2 & More Printers Support

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Kart Racing Game SuperTuxKart 1.3 Adds Nintendo Switch Support

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Last updated on October 2nd, 2021 The popular kart racing game SuperTuxKart 1.3 finally goes stable! Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 20.04, and Ubuntu 21.04. After a year of development, the game now is ported to Switch though you need to have Homebrew installed. So the 3D open-source arcade racer now… Continue reading Kart Racing Game SuperTuxKart 1.3 Adds Nintendo Switch Support

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Giara 1.0 Released – Reddit App for Linux Desktop & Smart Phone

Giara, the Reddit app for Gnome, released version 1.0. It’s now based on GTK4. Giara is a free and open-source client for Reddit that runs on Linux. The software is written in Python 3 programming language. With GTK framework and libadwaita (formerly libhandy), it has a modern and adaptive user interface works on both desktop… Continue reading Giara 1.0 Released – Reddit App for Linux Desktop & Smart Phone