Updating Nvidia Graphic driver on your Ubuntu 14.04/15.04/15.10 boxen


The release of SteamOS bring a slew of new exciting new games to our beloved platform, on top of hefty discounts on them as well as a couple of other titles. I just started playing  Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor and halfway through downloading Spec Ops: The Line. I’m currently on 14.04 and it originally…

Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander on Lenovo Ideapad Y510


Let’s get to it, shall We? This is not exactly a tutorial, but more of a log of what I’ve been doing in order to shove Ubuntu to my spanking, brand new Lenovo Y510p. First a couple of notes: I have the  GT750 SLI version. This post only cover Saucy on 2 x GT750 setup,…

Review: A Saucy, Salamander Souped up Lenovo Ideapad Y510p


So I got a new laptop to replace my aging and abused Vaio VPCEA36FG that has served me admirably for almost four years. There are several reasons to that. First, due to my new position at the company I work for, I no longer have access to vast amount of idle CPU from the data…

The woe of Linux graphic acceleration


To put it simply, I’m currently in the market for a new notebook. As this notebook will be the replacement for my current notebook and desktop machine, one thing that it absolutely has to support is 3D Graphic Acceleration on Linux. Turns out, it’s not a simple as I previously thought. Currently there are three…