Tag: ubuntu

  • 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 […]

  • Serious Sam 3 (not so) awful performance in Steam Linux (updated)

    I am not going to say much, cause I am quite a bit disappointed about my first impressions in Steam Linux client so far. Things are in motion, hence I cannot make safe assumptions yet. Both SS3 and TF2 are currently being tested under closed-beta by 5000 testers in Linux (basically in Ubuntu 12.04). However, […]

  • Canonical includes nVIDIA and AMD proprietary drivers into their official repository

    Nowadays. thanks to Valve and their Linux Steam client, more and more people are interested into PC gaming and Ubuntu/Linux GPU drivers. Currently, Steam is under closed beta phase with 5000 beta-testers worldwide, while much more users have been by-passing the login. This means that more than 5000 linux users are already using Steam in […]

  • How to by-pass Steam closed beta (updated)

    It seems that there is a bug that allows everyone to play Steam games. However, not all games are playable. A guy called Directhex tested some Linux games under Steam: [toggle title=”List of Games for Steam (updated)”] Game Works? Tester Notes Updated Amnesia: The Dark Descent ✔ /u/directhex missing dependency on libxmu6:i386 2012-11-06 And Yet […]

  • 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. […]

  • System76 Ubuntu Laptops

    Over the past years we’ve seen the Linux tech industry change a lot. Especially when you look at graphics card performance, the innovations and performance increases have been nothing short from astonishing. Anno 2012 things started to really change. We’ve seen a lot of gamers move into Unity3D, and be able through Valve Steam’s Greenlight.  […]

  • 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.

  • Ubuntu Tweak 0.8 released

    It’s almost half a year since the last major release of Ubuntu Tweak. Today, in Ubuntu Tweak 0.8, a new exciting thing is introduced: the “Apps”, combination of App Center & Source Center. Installing and managing apps are really common tasks for an utility tool like Ubuntu Tweak that’s why its developer brought it back and continue […]