Monday, July 4

[App Updates] Shutter, Minitunes, Xnoise, GPhotoFrame, Classic Menu Indicator

Over last few days many applications have received small updates. Below is a list of these changes with installation instructions.

Shutter (Screenshot Tool)

  • Shutter now captures real cursor images
  • New 'Show in Folder' right click menu entry that directly takes you to the folder where screenshot is stored
  • Many other bug fixes
Run the following commands to install latest version of Shutter:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:shutter/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install shutter

Minitunes (Music Player)

  • New music search feature
  • A new feature that allows you to save and restore playlists between sessions
  • “Drop items here” message to the playlist when empty
  • Translation Updates
Run the following commands to install Minitunes (Thanks to for the PPA)

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ferramroberto/minitunes
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install minitunes

Xnoise (Music Player)

  • GUI changes (mainly new track progress bar, remove old stuff from settings dialog)
  • Easy handling of large collections and faster start-up
  • Shows video thumbnails, if available
  • Updated translations
  • Bug fixes
Run the following commands to install Xnoise:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:shkn/xnoise
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install xnoise

GPhotoFrame (Desktop Photo Frame/Slideshow Application)

  • Added support for 'Share on Tumblr'
  • Added new option for 'Exclude hidden files and folders' to Folder plugin
  • Added new Swedish and Ukrainian translations
You can download Deb packages from here

Classic Menu Indicator (Application Indicator that Shows Classic Gnome Menu in Unity)

  • Fixes a bug that required Classic Menu Indicator to be restarted after installing/removing packages
You can install Classic Menu Indicator by running the following commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:diesch/testing
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install classicmenu-indicator


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