I am running Linux at the moment with a Geforce 740 and I have not installed the proprietary drivers at all. I am using the Nouveau drivers and my system is performing very quickly indeed. Previously, I had a Radeon HD6670 installed and the open-source drivers were used. And in that case, the system was …

I have managed to get the 14.4 ATI drivers to compile against the new 3.15 kernel on Linux Mint 16. I followed this guide: http://bluehatrecord.wordpress.com/2014/05/04/amd-catalyst-14-4-for-linux-loses-support-for-linux-kernel-versions-above-3-11/ and I used the commands on this page as well as this linked patch. This is how I managed to do it. I am now running a 3.15 kernel with …

I recently installed a different kernel on Linux Mint 14 and my ATI drivers were not working. To fix this I had to install the kernel headers for the appropriate kernel that I was running. [email protected] ~ $ sudo apt-get install [email protected] ~ $ sudo apt-get install linux-headers-3.5.0-25-lowlatency Then I could navigate to the directory …

I have installed a fresh copy of Linux Mint 13 in Virtualbox to experiment with and I needed to install the guest additions to enable full desktop resolutions and many other features. I downloaded the guest additions ISO from here: http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/4.2.0/ and then added it to Virtualbox as a CDROM device. Once in Linux Mint …

The Linux desktop needs a change badly. There is an article and a video here: http://lunduke.com/?p=2953&cpage=1#comment-40465. Talking about what needs to change with the Linux distributions of today to improve the experience for the desktop users. I think that getting rid of the stupid and useless Unity desktop interface and implementing something that is actually …