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Quick Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition Review

Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition

Back in September 2014, Meizu - one of the top smartphone manufacturers in China -, released the Meizu MX4 phone running Android OS. In may 2015, this high-end, premium looking phone was made available in China running Ubuntu Phone (Ubuntu Touch), and starting tomorrow (June 25th) it will go on sale in Europe as well.

Fresh Player Plugin Gets Hardware Accelerated Video Decoding Via VA-API And VDPAU

Fresh Player Plugin was updated recently with support for hardware accelerated video decoding via VA-API and VDPAU, along with video capture support (ALSA, JACK, PulseAudio) and other improvements.

How To Stream To Twitch From Linux Using OBS Studio

OBS Studio is a free, open source application which allows video recording and live streaming. The app can be used to stream to various popular websites such as Twitch.tv, YouTube, Hitbox.tv, Vaughn Live / iNSTAGIB.tv, DailyMotion, Connectcast.tv, GoodGame.ru, CyberGame.tv, CashPlay.tv along with custom streaming servers.

OBS Studio Ubuntu

The original Open Broadcaster Software was rewritten, with the main goal of being multiplatform, along with a more powerful API and a more thorough feature set. The new multiplatform OBS Studio is currently in alpha and is available for Linux, Mac OS X and Windows.

Get New Wine Features Faster With `Wine Staging` [PPA]

Wine Staging is a Wine version which provides bug fixes and features that aren't yet available in regular Wine versions.

Workarounds For Not Being Able to Mount The Windows 8 Partition In Linux Due to Hibernation

If you reboot Windows 8 / 8.1 and boot into a Linux distribution, you'll notice that you can't access the Windows partition and an error similar to the one below is displayed:

Try Nuvola Player 3 Beta (Cloud Music Player With Tight Desktop Integration)

Nuvola Player is a cloud music player supports various services such as Google Play Music, This is My Jam, Rdio, Deezer, Bandcamp, Spotify, Jango, Mixcloud and KEXP Live Stream.

Its purpose is to integrate these music services with the desktop, providing MPRIS v2 support (integration with the Ubuntu Sound Menu, GNOME Shell MediaPlayer extension, Cinnamon Sound applet, etc.), desktop notifications, multimedia keys support, Unity quicklists as well as an optional tray icon.

Nuvola Player 3

BQ Aquaris E5 HD Ubuntu Edition Available For Pre-Order

Aquarius E5 HD Ubuntu Edition

Aquaris E5 HD Ubuntu Edition is now available for pre-order in the European Union, Norway and Switzerland.

SysMonitor Indicator, Sticky Notes Indicator And Systemtray Unity Indicator See New Releases

Systemtray Unity Indicator, Sticky Notes Indicator and SysMonitor Indicator were updated recently. Read on to see what's new.

Cinnamon 2.6 Officially Released [Video, Screenshots]

Cinnamon 2.6 was released yesterday, bringing important changes like improved multi-monitor (with multi-panel) support, redesigned and reorganized system settings, a plugin manager for Nemo as well as various other changes which should bring improved responsiveness, load times and CPU usage.