WebUpd8 Ubuntu PPAs Status

Audacious 3.5.2 Available In PPA

Audacious 3.5.2 is available in the main WebUpd8 PPA, for Ubuntu 14.10 and 14.04.

According to the release announcement, this is “the final release in the 3.5 series contains updated translations and fixes for a few more bugs, including #457, #458, and #462. Meanwhile, we are working hard on Audacious 3.6.”

Package info:

  • Description: Audacious is a featureful, lightweight music player. It looks a lot like Winamp 2.x (and the playlist, song adding functions and so on, are similar to Winamp) but it also comes with a GTK3 interface.
  • Package name: “audacious”
  • Ubuntu versions: 14.10, 14.04
  • PPA: main WebUpd8 PPA


Atom 0.138.0 Available In PPA

Atom 0.138.0 is available in the WebUpd8 Atom PPA. Changes:

  • Atom startup time has been improved by increasing the reuse of required modules, see #3761 for more details.
    • Run apm rebuild-module-cache after upgrading to speed up installed packages.
  • Added support for Ctrl+Scrolling font size zooming in the editor, enable via the editor.zoomFontWhenCtrlScrolling config setting.
  • Joined lines are now always separated by a single space with the cursor to the left of the space.
  • Added colorization of Go template and Go HTML files.
  • The Python language grammar now uses a tab width of 4 by default.
  • The Markdown language grammar now soft wraps by default.
  • Fixed a regression where packages with deferred package activation commands would not be listed in the command palette until after activation.
  • Fixed an issue where & characters would be displayed incorrectly in menu items on Windows and Linux.
  • apm install <package_name> now warns you when installing a package that is already bundled with Atom.
  • apm install <package_name> now installs the latest version of the package that is compatible with the version of Atom installed.
  • apm now uses the configured user-agent setting from your ~/.apmrc file for all HTTP requests, see here for more details.
  • Description: Atom is an open source “hackable text editor for the 21st Century” developed by GitHub, which is currently in beta.
  • Package name: “atom”
  • Ubuntu versions: 14.10, 14.04 and 12.04
  • PPA: WebUpd8 Atom PPA


Atom 0.137.0 Available in PPA

Atom 0.137.0 is available in the WebUpd8 Atom PPA.

Changes:

  • Atom now runs Chrome 38
  • Fixed an issue where the focus pane commands would fail and log an error
  • Fixed an issue where the find and replace view would log an error when switching tabs
  • Config settings can now be set and retrieved for a specific scope, see #3718 for more details

Note that in my test, the global menu / appmenu doesn’t work with this Atom version in Ubuntu 14.10 (it does work in Ubuntu 14.04). Hopefully this will be fixed soon. I reported the bug HERE.

Package info:

  • Description: Atom is an open source “hackable text editor for the 21st Century” developed by GitHub, which is currently in beta.
  • Package name: “atom”
  • Ubuntu versions: 14.10, 14.04 and 12.04
  • PPA: WebUpd8 Atom PPA


Tor Browser Bundle 4.0 Available In PPA

Tor Browser Bundle 4.0 is available in the WebUpd8 Tor Browser PPA.

Changes:

  • All Platforms
    • Update Firefox to 31.2.0esr
    • Udate fteproxy to 0.2.19
    • Update Tor to 0.2.5.8-rc (from 0.2.4.24)
    • Update NoScript to 2.6.9.1
    • Update Torbutton to 1.7.0.1 (from 1.6.12.3)
      • Bug 13378: Prevent addon reordering in toolbars on first-run.
      • Bug 10751: Adapt Torbutton to ESR31’s Australis UI.
      • Bug 13138: ESR31-about:tor shows “Tor is not working”
      • Bug 12947: Adapt session storage blocker to ESR 31.
      • Bug 10716: Take care of drag/drop events in ESR 31.
      • Bug 13366: Fix cert exemption dialog when disk storage is enabled.
    • Update Tor Launcher to 0.2.7.0.1 (from 0.2.5.6)
      • Bug 11405: Remove firewall prompt from wizard.
      • Bug 12895: Mention @riseup.net as a valid bridge request email address
      • Bug 12444: Provide feedback when “Copy Tor Log” is clicked.
      • Bug 11199: Improve error messages if Tor exits unexpectedly
      • Bug 12451: Add option to hide TBB’s logo
      • Bug 11193: Change “Tor Browser Bundle” to “Tor Browser”
      • Bug 11471: Ensure text fits the initial configuration dialog
      • Bug 9516: Send Tor Launcher log messages to Browser Console
    • Bug 13027: Spoof window.navigator useragent values in JS WebWorker threads
    • Bug 13016: Hide CSS -moz-osx-font-smoothing values.
    • Bug 13356: Meek and other symlinks missing after complete update.
    • Bug 13025: Spoof screen orientation to landscape-primary.
    • Bug 13346: Disable Firefox “slow to start” warnings and recordkeeping.
    • Bug 13318: Minimize number of buttons on the browser toolbar.
    • Bug 10715: Enable WebGL on Windows (still click-to-play via NoScript)
    • Bug 13023: Disable the gamepad API.
    • Bug 13021: Prompt before allowing Canvas isPointIn*() calls.
    • Bug 12460: Several cross-compilation and gitian fixes (see child tickets)
    • Bug 13186: Disable DOM Performance timers
    • Bug 13028: Defense-in-depth checks for OCSP/Cert validation proxy usage
    • Bug 4234: Automatic Update support (off by default)
    • Bug 11641: Reorganize bundle directory structure to mimic Firefox
    • Bug 10819: Create a preference to enable/disable third party isolation
    • Bug 13416: Defend against new SSLv3 attack (poodle).
  • Windows:
    • Bug 10065: Enable DEP, ASLR, and SSP hardening options
  • Linux:
    • Bug 13031: Add full RELRO hardening protection.
    • Bug 10178: Make it easier to set an alternate Tor control port and password
    • Bug 11102: Set Window Class to “Tor Browser” to aid in Desktop navigation
    • Bug 12249: Don’t create PT debug files anymore

Package info:

  • Description: Tor Browser Bundle is a web browser based on Firefox ESR (Firefox with extended support), configured to protect users’ privacy and anonymity by using Tor and Vidalia, tools that come bundled with it. The bundle also includes 4 Firefox extensions: TorButton, TorLauncher, NoScript and HTTPS-Everywhere.
  • Package name: tor-browser
  • Ubuntu versions: 14.10, 14.04 and 12.04
  • PPA: Tor Browser Bundle PPA


Oracle Java 7u72 And 8u25 Available In PPA

Oracle Java JDK 7u72 and 8u25 are available in the WebUpd8 Java PPA.

Changelogs:


Also, with this release, I added a new package which downloads and installs Java Cryptography Extension (JCE) Unlimited Strength Jurisdiction Policy for both Oracle Java 7 ad Oracle Java 8:

  • oracle-java7-unlimited-jce-policy
  • oracle-java8-unlimited-jce-policy

This package only works properly if it’s installed AFTER installing the Oracle Java 7/8 package!

For information on installing Oracle JDK7 and JDK8 in Ubuntu / Linux Mint or Debian, see:

Package info:

  • Package names: “oracle-java8-installer”, “oracle-java7-installer”
  • Ubuntu version(s): 14.10, 14.04, 12.04 and 10.04
  • PPA: Oracle Java 6 / 7 / 8 Installer


Syncthing GTK 0.4 Available In PPA

Syncthing GTK 0.4 is available in the main WebUpd8 PPA. This version requires Syncthing daemon version 0.10 or newer to work!

Changes:

  • Added support for inotify filesystem watching, enabling changed files to be synchronized immediately.
  • Added UI Settings Dialog with options to disable hiding window on startup and non-native looking window header.
  • Added error message that popups when daemon version is too old
  • Support for REST API changes and changed node/repo-related terminology in syncthing v0.10

Package info:

  • Description: Syncthing is a cross-platform peer-to-peer file synchronization client/server application written in Go, similar to BitTorrent Sync. It can be used to synchronize files between computers however, unlike BitTorrent Sync, Syncthing is open source. Syncthing GTK is a GTK3 & Python GUI for Syncthing (which comes with a web GUI only by default)
  • Package name: “syncthing-gtk”
  • Ubuntu versions: 14.10 and 14.04
  • PPA: main WebUpd8 PPA


Atom Text Editor 0.136.0 Available In PPA

Atom 0.136.0 is available in the WebUpd8 Atom PPA. Since I didn’t post the changelog here since version 0.130.0 (but the PPA was updated with each version since then!), here are the changes from Atom 0.131.0 to 0.136.0:

  • Snippets now support multiple cursors when all cursors have a common prefix.
  • Deprecations are now only tracked when the window is in dev mode or running specs so that editing performance isn’t negatively impacted by deprecated API calls.
  • Typing # with a selection in a Ruby/CoffeeScript interpolated string now wraps the selection in #{}
  • Fixed an issue where images would not open correctly due to an error logged from the Tabs package.
  • Fixed an issue where previewing a Markdown file would display an error.
  • Fixed an issue where Unable to watch path errors would cause Atom to not launch correctly
  • The file/folder open dialog on Linux now defaults to using the project path as the selected path.
  • Fixed an issue where dragging a text editor to a different pane threw an exception.
  • Fixed an issue where auto-closing HTML tags would insert the wrong closing tag for element names that contained a hyphen.
  • The split left, right, up, and down commands are now available in the editor and tab context menus.
  • Fixed an issue where == in CoffeeScript files would be colorized as a variable assignment.
  • You can scroll past the end of a file by enabling the editor.scrollPastEnd setting. You can enable it in the Editor section of the Settings view. See #3619
  • Selections created by Cmd-D can be undone with Cmd-U, and skipped with Cmd-K Cmd-D. See atom/find-and-replace#285
  • Config settings now support a schema. See https://atom.io/docs/api/latest/Config for more details, and https://github.com/atom/atom/blob/master/src/config-schema.coffee for an example.
  • Config defaults using the enum schema field will now be shown as a drop-down list in the Settings view, atom/settings-view#255
  • The .bpmn and .xpdl extensions are associated with the XML grammar, atom/language-xml#15
  • .webp image files can now be opened inside Atom.
  • Fixed an issue where the Settings view would be slow to open and cause themes to reload.
  • Fixed an issue where the Marker class would log errors about a missing deprecate function.
  • Atom now ships with libgit2 version 0.21.1
  • Fixed an issue where using Atom as a Git commit editor or EDITOR for other applications would not work.
  • Fixed an issue where context submenus stopped working with the legacy submenu format. Updated the docs to the new format.
  • var() and calc() are now colorized correctly in CSS files, atom/language-css#12
  • Ruby symbols starting with $ are now colorized correctly
  • Code blocks inside of code blocks in Markdown files are how colorized correctly.
  • Fixed an issue where the indent keybinding would not work correctly and instead be executing the tab stop snippet command.
  • apm star --installed now skips unpublished packages in ~/.atom/packages instead of logging an error and exiting immediately.

Package info:

  • Description: Atom is an open source “hackable text editor for the 21st Century” developed by GitHub, which is currently in beta.
  • Package name: “atom”
  • Ubuntu versions: 14.10, 14.04 and 12.04
  • PPA: WebUpd8 Atom PPA


Brackets 0.44.0 Available in PPA

Brackets 0.44.0 is available in the WebUpd8 Brackets PPA.

Changes:

  • Split View
    • Vertical & Horizontal Split View: View two files side by side or one above the other. Use the View menu or the Split View icon icon next to Working Files to arrange. (Note: it is not yet possible to view the same file in both panes).
  • Stylesheet Editing
    • Quick Docs support for vendor-prefixed CSS properties
    • Fix bug #9002 - Brackets freezes during Live Preview on a line within a CSS/SCSS/LESS block comment that contains nothing but “}” with no indent.
    • Fix bug #8966 - Inline editor is blank if your CSS rule contains a vendor-prefixed property that uses a rgb()-like color value.
  • Files and Folders
    • Project tree improvements: Many small bug fixes in the sidebar file tree. Notably, it’s now possible to right-click files that Brackets cannot open (such as binary files and non-UTF8 text files).
  • Preferences
  • Localization

Package info:

  • Description: Brackets is an open-source code editor for web design and development built on top of web technologies such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript, available for Linux, Windows and Mac OS X.
  • Package name: “brackets”
  • PPA: WebUpd8 Brackets PPA
  • Ubuntu versions: 14.10, 14.04 and 12.04


Popcorn Time 0.3.4 Available Via PPA

Popcorn Time 0.3.4 is available in the WebUpd8 Popcorn Time PPA. Changes:

  • More resiliant to APIs falling down
  • HiDPI support, scales properly on 1080p, 2k/Retina and 4k/QHD screens.
  • Update ‘about’ view.
  • New watchlist view, automatically synced to trakt.
  • Better caching of network calls, makes the app more snappy.
  • [TV] Auto-Play next episode.
  • New themes infrastructure allows for easier integration with community themes.
  • New translation infrastructure allows for easier integration with community translations.
  • A lot of bugfixes and under-the-hood changes.
  • All dependencies have been updated.
  • [ALPHA] Anime Tab, thanks to the haruhichan people !
  • [ALPHA] ChromeCast now supports subtitles and cover images.

Package info:

  • Description: Popcorn Time is an open source Netflix-style torrent streaming application for Linux, Windows and Mac.
  • Package name: popcorn-time
  • Ubuntu versions: 14.10, 14.04 and 12.04
  • PPA: Popcorn iIme WebUpd8 PPA


Tor Browser 3.6.6 Update

Tor Browser 3.6.6 is available in the WebUpd8 Tor Browser PPA. Changes:

  • All Platforms
    • Update Tor to tor-0.2.4.24
    • Update Firefox to 24.8.1esr
    • Update NoScript to 2.6.8.42
    • Update HTTPS Everywhere to 4.0.1
    • Bug 12998: Prevent intermediate certs from being written to disk
    • Update Torbutton to 1.6.12.3
      • Bug 13091: Use “Tor Browser” everywhere
      • Bug 10804: Workaround fix for some cases of startup hang
  • Linux
    • Bug 9150: Make RPATH unavailable on Tor binary.

Package info:

  • Description: Tor Browser Bundle is a web browser based on Firefox ESR (Firefox with extended support), configured to protect users’ privacy and anonymity by using Tor and Vidalia, tools that come bundled with it. The bundle also includes 4 Firefox extensions: TorButton, TorLauncher, NoScript and HTTPS-Everywhere.
  • Package name: tor-browser
  • Ubuntu versions: 14.10, 14.04 and 12.04
  • PPA: Tor Browser Bundle PPA


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