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How To Install Visual Studio Code in Ubuntu 14.04, 14.10, and 15.04

So Microsoft released today its first application for Linux (I think).  It’s called Visual Studio Code and it supports the following languages: C++, jade, PHP, Python, XML, Batch, F#, DockerFile, Coffee Script, Java, HandleBars, R, Objective-C, PowerShell, Luna, Visual Basic, and Markdown. Announced at it’s Build Developer Conference., it purportedly will not only allow for […]

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Calibre 0.9.38 released; How To Install In Any Distribution

Calibre 0.9.38 has been released today with a lot of under-the-hood changes.  Let’s take a look: New Features Book polishing: Add option to embed all referenced fonts when polishing books using the ‘Polish Books’ tool. Closes tickets: 1196038 DOCX Input: Add support for clickable (hyperlinked) images Closes tickets: 1196728 DOCX Input: Insert page breaks at […]

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Improve Linux Gaming Performance With FSGamer

Gaming on Linux Ever since the advent of Steam for Linux, performance issues have miffed gamers; especially those who are using Ubuntu’s Unity and are forced to use Compiz as their display compositor. Those issues have been combated in several ways. Nvidia and AMD have been ‘stepping up to the plate’ so to speak with […]

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KDE 4.9.2 Released: Brings October’s Bugfixes And Features

For some, the 1st of the month is something to rejoice about, but unlike checks from the Department of Welfare, KDE brings nothing but good tidings and cheer with this latest series of updates, one day later. Highlights From KDE.org: Significant bugfixes include improvements to the Kontact Suite, bugfixes in Dolphin, Plasma and many more […]