I just installed LMDE and made a "dist-upgrade", after that I tried to make the Nvidia drivers for my Optimus card to work but was frustrated because the randr version is 3.5 instead of the needed 4.1. After this I tried with Bumblebee but surprisingly this didn't work either. After some googling I found a workaround for this problem and had Bumblebee working
First Install the bumblebee package as usual
sudo apt-get install bumblebee bumblebee-nvidi...
In a previous post I talked about some curious things that can be found in Linux. First I showed some screensavers for the terminal and a few days later some funny linux commands, in this post we continue the list of Easter Eggs.
This trick...[read more...]
If you are a web developer working on more than one site at this moment, to configure a local virtual host for each of your web projects will help to keep everything organized. In this post you will learn how to set up a local virtual host on Ubuntu Saucy.
First, organize your files, what I do is to create the folder /var/www/vhosts and then inside that folder I put a new folder named after the site I'm developing, in this examples it's zeronte. After ...[read more...]
In the last few days Canonical and its CEO Mark Shuttleworth have been involved in several incidents that diminished Ubuntu's image to the community.
First Mark uttered some passive-aggressive insults against some people in the Open Source Community; a few days after that, an e-mail from Canonical addressed to a blogger concerning trademark rights draw some attention. Yesterday Shuttleworth publicly apologized for this in a blog post, also he clarified his meaning in the Tea Par...[read more...]
Apache is nowadays the most popular web server in the world. In this brief tutorial I will explain how to install Apache, MySQL, and PHP (LAMP) on Ubuntu Linux and enable error reporting on your php documents.
Let's begin installing the LAMP combo. Open a terminal and type:
sudo apt-get install apache2 mysql-server php5-mysql libapache2-mod-php5
In the process of installation you will be prompted to set the administrator's pass...[read more...]