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Skype in Canonical Partner repository

After waiting for a month and a half, the new version of skype is finally available in a repository and can be easily installed. Check out the Canonical Partner PPA. Version was just uploaded.

See the Skype blog for details about what's new in version 4.

posted at 2012-07-29 01:13:06 UTC by uupdates

Virtualbox 4.1.16 in PPA

The latest version of Virtualbox, 4.1.16, is available in the Virtualbox.org contrib PPA. Compatibility with kernel 3.4, several regressions were fixed and also a major crash issue was resolved for OSX 10.8.

Here is the changelog.

posted at 2012-05-24 03:58:41 UTC by uupdates

KDE upgraded to 4.8.3

It's a bug fixes and translations releases and is currently only in the proposed repositories for :self::precise:.

http://www.kde.org/announcements/announce-4.8.3.php :
"Today KDE released updates for its Workspaces, Applications, and Development Platform. These updates are the third in a series of monthly stabilization updates to the 4.8 series. 4.8.3 updates bring many bugfixes and translation updates on top of the latest edition in the 4.8 series and are recommended updates for everyone running 4.8.2 or earlier versions. As the release only contains bugfixes and translation updates, it will be a safe and pleasant update for everyone. KDE’s software is already translated into more than 55 languages, with more to come."

posted at 2012-05-24 03:49:08 UTC by uupdates

Chrome 19 comes with tab sync

For once, it's Chrome that is playing catchup with Firefox as tab sync has been in Firefox for a long time. But here it is, :self::Chrome stable is now at version 19:. Here's an extract from the "Chrome Releases" blog:

Chrome 19 Stable Channel Update
"The Google Chrome team is happy to announce the arrival of Chrome 19 to the Stable Channel for Windows, Mac, Linux and Chrome Frame. Chrome 19 contains a number of new features like tab sync. More detailed updates are available on the Chrome Blog."

Find it in the Google Chrome repository.

posted at 2012-05-16 03:06:10 UTC by uupdates

Firefox 12 in Mozilla Security PPA

The final version of :self::Firefox 12: is ready for Ubuntu users in the Ubuntu Mozilla Security. The release notes are pretty short and that's because there are few changes for non Windows users.
Expect the new version to also land in the official repositories in a few days.

posted at 2012-04-24 02:03:58 UTC by uupdates

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