Monthly Archives: July 2011

Step By Step How to get Hibernate Working for Linux (Ubuntu 11.04, Mint 11)

What Hibernation Is and Does Hibernation takes all the data in your ram and stores it on your hard drive and then powers down the computer. The data is stored in a special type of partition called a swap partition … Continue reading

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How I got Suspend and Hibernate working in Linux (Ubuntu 11.04, Mint 11)

Suspend and hibernate have always been screwed up with Linux. Luckily if you absolutely need this feature there is hope. I got mine working after scouring google. In this tutorial I will share with you what I learned, and how … Continue reading

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Linux is so Customizable — GL Matrix Cyan Color Screen Saver Mod

I have always liked the Matrix screen saver that is packaged with most linux distributions. However I have a blue backlight keyboard and when the green martix screensaver came on it really clashed with the keyboard. If only there was … Continue reading

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How to set up an SSD on Linux

I recently bought an awesome new ASUS G53SW and to go along with it I purchased a 128 Gb Plextor SATA III SSD. I wanted to use the SSD for the Mint Linux OS. It seems that there are a … Continue reading

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Starace – Tron Inspired Beryl Theme For Linux

I’ve been working on making eye candy for my new Linux laptop. I decided to go with a Tron like theme. The first thing I did is make an emerald beryl window decorator theme called Starace. I am releasing the … Continue reading

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C, C++ compiler and editor on Windows – Easy How To

In this tutorial I am going to show you how to get a C/C++ compiler/editor on your computer plus as an added bonus you’ll also get Java and Fortran compilers without any extra effort. Windows is not a developer platform … Continue reading

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