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How To Import and Use Microsoft Word Templates on LibreOffice Writer

This tutorial will help you enrich your LibreOffice Writer by making use of the existing, thousands of Microsoft Word's templates on the internet. Thanks to LibreOffice compatibility features, this is possible. With this, you can quickly make academic papers, brochures, business letters, newsletters, resumes/CV and many more. Let's try now! 


First Look at Linux Mint 21.1 Beta with the Cinnamon 5.6 Desktop Environment

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Lightweight Distro 4MLinux 41 Arrives with Linux Kernel 6.0, Btrfs Support, and New Apps

Coming a little over four months after 4MLinux 40, the 4MLinux 41 release entered beta testing in mid-September, and now the final release is here with new features like the latest and greatest Linux 6.0 kernel series. The distro ships with Linux 6.0.9 as the default kernel and Mesa 22.1.4 as the default graphics stack.

Latest Steam Client Update Improves New Big Picture Mode, Fixes Borderlands 2 Crash

The new Steam Client update is here only two weeks after the previous update that introduced the new Big Picture mode that resembles the Steam Deck UI. This update further improves the new Big Picture mode by adding confirmation dialogs for the power menu when shutting down or restarting your PC and fixing several bugs.


$10.80 RISC-V AIoT module supports Linux

The Sipeed M1s is a compact module integrating the Bouffalo Lab BL808 RISC-V SoC module along with a NPU. The device also provides WiFi/BL, 802.15.4 Zigbee connectivity and support for interfaces such as UART, I2C, SPI, etc.

Mini-PC integrates 12th Gen Alder Lake processor

Minisforum recently launched a mini-PC powered by the 12th Gen Intel Core i9-12900H processor. The NAD09 is offered as barebone or it can be configured with up to 64GB DDR4 and 2TB SSD. Additionally, the NAD9 Mini-PC includes 1x GbE LAN port, 4x displays supporting [email protected], 2x 2.5” SATA slots, etc. 

ARMedONE Cluster board supports up to 28x Popular Computer Modules

The ARMedOne is a carrier board in E-ATX form-factor that can handle popular SO-DIMM computer modules like the Raspberry Pi CM3/CM4, Jetson Nano/Xavier/TX2 NX, NXP iMX8, etc. The product is expected to be released around mid-December 2022 on Kickstarter.

Avidemux 2.8.1 is out with New Filters & HiDPI Improvements

posted by Roy Schestowitz on Sep 29, 2022


Avidemux video editor released version 2.8.1 a few days ago. Here’s the new features and how to install instruction for Ubuntu 22.04 and Ubuntu 20.04.

The new release improved HiDPI displays support by updating the icon set, and using OpenGL for rendering on-the-fly preview in video filter dialog.

Avidemux 2.8.1 also introduced new filters: 3D LUT, Decimate, and Arbitrary Rotate, as well as new video encoder: VideoToolbox HEVC for macOS users.

It also added support for decoding 8-bit VP9 on Windows using DXVA2 and Linux using VDPAU with graphics card that features a VP9 decoder.

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