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Ubuntu 17.10… One Huge Upgrade You May Want to Reconsider

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Thursday, October 19th, 2017
Author:
adminLuke

Today Ubuntu 17.10 is finally available! While it’s great to try the latest software there are some massive changes that will affect you if you have been used to the Ubuntu updates of the past few years. Tunesviewer, and other software using the WebKit (not WebKit2) module will now break. (Hint Hint, if you are […]

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Beta 4 Available!

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Wednesday, October 4th, 2017
Author:
adminLuke

If you’ve been having problems changing the podcast program in the settings, or downloading podcasts items with / in the title, check out the new beta with the latest bug fixes! As always, feedback is appreciated. If possible we hope the next version will unbreak subscribing with Ubuntu’s builtin Rhythmbox (if we can get around […]

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Librem Phone Crowdfunding

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Wednesday, October 4th, 2017
Author:
adminLuke

As you may have heard, Purism is starting preorders for the Librem 5 Phone. If you have been waiting for a phone that respects user freedoms and privacy with open-source software this may be the device for you! https://puri.sm/shop/librem-5/

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Tunesviewer runs on Raspberry Pi!

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Saturday, August 26th, 2017
Author:
adminLuke

Raspberry Pi is a very small computer, often used to drive a display or watch media files… and yes, you can also run Tunesviewer on the Raspberry! Connect the Pi to a TV or screen, with keyboard and mouse. Go to the main page on the Pi and download the deb file. Once it downloads […]

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Now is the time to download all your favorite iTunesU courses!

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Saturday, August 26th, 2017
Author:
adminLuke

As you may have noticed, Apple has announced that in September they will be discontinuing iTunesU PC access to some content in September: “If you want to be able to access iTunes U content on your Mac or PC after the move, download the materials to your computer before the move” This has unfortunately become […]

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Tunesviewer 2 beta 2 available for testing!

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Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017
Author:
adminLuke

Just in time for back-to-school, a new beta version of Tunesviewer is available for testing! This new version brings some bug fixes for Tunesviewer 2, and copy-to-device directory should work again. Set default handler should work in the latest Ubuntu.

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Tunesviewer 2.0 BETA

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Friday, August 11th, 2017
Author:
adminLuke

Just in time for back-to-school, the latest version of Tunesviewer is available for testing! Many parts of Tunesviewer have been rewritten to use newer GTK3 libraries, so you’ll notice that pixel-perfect scrolling on laptop trackpads, and over-scroll shadows, will now work better, and more like native Ubuntu apps! Furthermore, Tunesviewer has new features you can […]

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Upgrading Ubuntu? You may not want to move to 17.04 quite yet…

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Friday, July 28th, 2017
Author:
adminLuke

If you haven’t upgraded Ubuntu recently, you may want to stick with your current version. The current latest version of Tunesviewer does not install in 17.04 or other very new Debian installs – and work on a fix for this will be upcoming in the following weeks. According to PCWorld, you may not want 17.04 […]

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Pi Day Party Ideas

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Thursday, March 9th, 2017
Author:
adminLuke

Whether you’re a scientist, a student in mathematics or a “hobbyist” mathematician, you’re probably looking forward to next Tuesday, the national mathematics holiday! Here are a few ideas to make your party excePIonal: Bring pie, lots of pi… square… Pin the digits on the pi number 3d printed pi symbols Group brainstorming session… what would […]

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Using Yahoo as your search engine? You may want to think twice…

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Thursday, February 16th, 2017
Author:
adminLuke

It may be tempting to use the Yahoo search engine as an alternative to Bing or Google or DuckDuckGo, (after all it is often the default search engine), but there may be hidden dangers to this, particularly in the fact that ads at the top show exactly like the normal results. For example, search for […]

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