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Install Bumblebee on LMDE

Install Bumblebee on LMDE

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...
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Easter Eggs in the Linux terminal

Easter Eggs in the Linux terminal

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.

zypper, apt and aptitude with moo

This trick...

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Configure local virtual hosts on Ubuntu 13.10

Configure local virtual hosts on Ubuntu 13.10

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 ...

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Chronicle of the Canonical drama

Chronicle of the Canonical drama

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...

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Install LAMP and enable PHP error reporting

Install LAMP and enable PHP error reporting

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...

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