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Booting Linux using UEFI can brick Samsung laptops

LinuxSecurity.com: Booting Linux using UEFI just once on various Samsung laptops is enough to permanently stop them working. Several reports have been posted on the Ubuntu bug tracker, but the problem is likely to also be present in other Linux distributions, as it appears to be caused by a kernel driver for Samsung laptops. Read More »

Ubuntu 13.04 Desktop Gaming Performance Comparison

In this article are some early benchmark results comparing the OpenGL gaming performance of the Unity, Xfce, Openbox, LXDE, KDE, GNOME Shell, and Enlightenment desktops when running on a recent development snapshot of Ubuntu 13.04. As many earlier benchmarks have shown, the OpenGL frame-rate for Linux games can sway quite greatly depending upon the desktop in use and more specifically ... Read More »

How to Charge your iPad/iPhone/iPod in Ubuntu

This tutorial will explain How to Charge your iPad/iPhone/iPod in ubuntu via USB por.We have a utility call ipad_charge to do this.You can enable or disable charging of an Apple device connected to USB port. (…)Read the rest of How to Charge your iPad/iPhone/iPod in Ubuntu (130 words) © ruchi for Ubuntu Geek, 2013. | Permalink | No comment | ... Read More »

Microsoft, Google kiss and make up over EAS for Windows Phone

So, just as Windows Phone 7.8 has finally started rolling out to devices, Microsoft and Google kiss and make up about the whole dropping of EAS thing. Google has extended its EAS support for Windows Phone users for six months, and Microsoft will add CardDAV and CalDAV support to Windows Phone (but not Windows 8/RT, so those users are still ... Read More »