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  • AMD Catalyst 13.2 beta 3 driver up to 300% performance ?

    After several posts into their forums, it is now the time for AMD to launch their most awaited driver (bug-fixes concerning to Steam Linux client) that comes in their 3rd instalment of Catalyst 13.2 beta.  So, if you had problem with Serious Sam 3 or Team Fortress 2, now you can actually feel the ultimate gaming […]

  • What is Volt-modding ?

    Disclaimer: Volt-modding your hardware may void the warranty, cause overheating, instability, or even permanent damage. Please volt-mod on your own risk. Certain other procedures mentioned in this article may also cause damage, data loss, or voiding of warranty. Those referenced procedures include skills in electronics and require basic knowledge of hardware components. A volt-mod is […]

  • How to Benchmark with Team Fortress 2

    Open console (~) Type ‘record #‘  (Replace # with desired filename). Once you’re done recording what you want, type ‘stop‘ into console, then leave the game type “timedemo #” (Replace # with desired filename) to start benching   if you want just to play the video (not benchmarking) then: type ‘demoui‘ or press Shift-F2. Both will […]

  • How to Install STEAM in Ubuntu

    YEEEEEEEEEEES! Oh, God what a day today! Let me show you how to install STEAM in Ubuntu. Not wine-wise but native! Yes, Steam is now a native Linux application — yet in beta phase though. [button color=”orange” link=”http://media.steampowered.com/client/installer/steam.deb”]Download Steam for Ubuntu[/button] Nov 6, 2012–Valve, creators of best-selling game franchises (such as Counter-Strike and Team Fortress) […]

  • How to install nVIDIA drivers 304.64

    These new drivers promise a major boost in performance. Currently there is no PPA support. So you can’t use apt-get or our script. The only way to install the all-new nvidia drivers is via the official nVIDIA website. We will update the the article when PPAs (X-Swat or Xorg-Edgers) will be available with 304.64 package. […]

  • How to fix Steam for Linux video problems

    As you can probably imagine, Steam in Linux issues are related to video drivers. Thus, Valve wants to be ensured that only with the latest binary blob you’ll be able to play Steam games into Ubuntu. So, if you want to become Steam compatible you have to install proprietary nVIDIA or AMD drivers into your […]

  • How to change Desktop Environments in Ubuntu 12.10

    If you want to change Unity and install anything else (like KDE) in Ubuntu 12.10, then this article is for you. Just copy-paste the commands into your terminal, press enter … wait a little bit for the packages to download and you are ready. Logout, pick your favourite Desktop Environment and log back in. It’s […]

  • How to speed up Unity Gaming Performance

    It is widely known that Ubuntu 12.10 has a major problem with Unity and gaming performance. In case you haven’t noticed, there is dramatic regression in performance compared to other Desktop environments. Doing the math or so, Unity costs about 10% in frame rate performance drop when running a game. Well, that doesn’t sound really nice […]

  • How to install Ubuntu 12.10 in Macbook Air 2011 mid

    How to install Ubuntu 12.10 in Macbook Air 2011 mid

    Just in case you are curious enough or you simply want to act similar to Linus Torvalds using GNU/Linux in Apple’s hardware (Macbook Air) then follow this guide. As you can see from my picture above, I’ve tested it and is working 100% running Ubuntu 12.10 with GNOME shell.

  • How to install nNVIDIA 304.51 drivers in Ubuntu

    Today NVIDIA has released a new (stable) Linux graphics drivers for Linux community. The latest beta nVIDIA 304.51 driver is now available for download and offers support for the new models of GeForce GTX 6xx series, meaning GTX650 and GTX600. Simply put, this is the stable version for 304.48 — the last week’s beta driver. […]