Monthly Archives: November 2012

Installing XBMC on Ubuntu 12.04 on an Acer Aspire Revo 1600

Install Nvidia Current Updates You want the Nvidia binary blob drivers to squeeze every bit of performance out of this Ion LE chipset so you can watch videos in 1080p on a $200 turd computer. sudo apt-get install -y nvidia-current-updates … Continue reading

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Quickie: Fix Missing “Downloads” Icons in Chrome/Chromium

Have you run across this bug? It’s not a huge deal, but in Ubuntu, you generally get broken icons on the Chrome/Chromium Downloads tab. There are related bug reports here and here, but I don’t see any movement on this. … Continue reading

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Prevent Virtual Machines from Saving Network Interface udev Rules

I use a lot of VirtualBox VMs. A problem that I have frequently is that when cloning an Ubuntu VM and changing its MAC address is that it won’t be able to initialize the network (as seen in a previous … Continue reading

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