Install Parole Media Player 0.9.2 via PPA in Ubuntu 17.04

Parole, a modern simple media player for XFCE, has reached the 0.9.2 release. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 16.10, Ubuntu 17.04 via PPA. Parole 0.9.2 requires GTK >= 3.20. Ubuntu 16.04 won’t be able to update to this release with the default GTK+3 libraries. Parole 0.9.2 features: Update homepage to docs.xfce.org Switch Xfce… Continue reading Install Parole Media Player 0.9.2 via PPA in Ubuntu 17.04

Install XFCE Parole Media Player 0.9 via PPA in Ubuntu

Parole, a modern simple media player for the Xfce desktop, has now reached the 0.9.0 release with a fresh set of features and fixes. What’s new in Parole 0.9.0: New “mini mode”, activated from the right-click menu. New play and replay icons in the player content area. Clicking on these will play or replay your… Continue reading Install XFCE Parole Media Player 0.9 via PPA in Ubuntu

Linux Mint 17.1 Xfce Released [How to Upgrade]

Linux Mint team finally announced the Xfce edition of Linux Mint 17.1. All editions (Cinnamon, MATE, KDE and Xfce) can upgrade from Linux Mint 17 to 17.1 via Update Manager. Linux Mint 17.1 features Xfce 4.10, MDM 1.8, a Linux kernel 3.13 and an Ubuntu 14.04 package base. The Xfce edition also features: Out of… Continue reading Linux Mint 17.1 Xfce Released [How to Upgrade]

Stop Screen Going Blank (Dark) on Ubuntu 13.04

Ubuntu desktop keeps going blank or dark when it is idled for a certain time. That’s not good if you’re watching movies on screen. Here’s the guide to stop your screen being turned off. Open Brightness & Lock from Unity dash search results, or from System Settings You’ll see the window as the below picture… Continue reading Stop Screen Going Blank (Dark) on Ubuntu 13.04