Fix Slow Graphics Performance on Ubuntu 13.04 + Intel GPU |

This does actually appear to make a difference, but so does disabling the effects in cinnamon, I have not done detailed comparisons though.

Fix Slow Graphics Performance on Ubuntu 13.04 + Intel GPU |


cat /etc/X11/xorg.conf
Section “Device”
Identifier “Card0”
Driver “intel”
Option “AccelMethod” “uxa”
#Option “AccelMethod” “sna”

It’s Alive! Install Jupiter In Ubuntu 13.04

It’s Alive! Install Jupiter In Ubuntu 13.04.

Rebuilding my laptop – Installation and Post Installation


Installation was as simple as getting a copy of Mint 16 DVD and performing a standard installation.

 Post Installation

I updated all packages that needed updating and then installed various additional packages to get me back the functionality I had before.

Additional PPAs

  • sudo -E add-apt-repository ppa:linrunner/tlp
  • sudo -E add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa


  • sudo apt-get install cntlm git gitk git-svn slapd ldap-utils ia32-libs proxytunnel openssh-server apache2 expect zenity tlp tlp-rdw indicator-cpufreq wine1.5

Additional Software

Virtual Box


sudo dpkg -i virtualbox-4.3_4.3.8-92456~Ubuntu~raring_amd64.deb



cd ~ && wget -O - "" | tar xzf -

Backups Restored


  • bin directory
  • .ssh directory
  • Documents directory
  • Pictures directory
  • Desktop directory
  • gitolite-admin directory
  • .mozilla directory
  • .m2 directory
  • .profile
  • .gitconfig
  • .thunderbird
  • .mozilla

Copied opt.tar to /opt
Copied Development backup to ~

Other Stuff

  • sudo sudoedit /etc/sudoers – added NOPASSWD to the %sudo line

Configure system proxy to be localhost:3128

sudo vi /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/95proxy with proxy:

Acquire::http::proxy  "http://localhost:3128/";
Acquire::ftp::proxy "http://localhost:3128/";
Acquire::https::proxy "http://localhost:3128/";

Update Network Proxy to use localhost 3128 ffor http, https, ftp.  Don’t do this for socks


Fix up a android problem with a missing library


sudo ln -s /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/mesa/ /usr/lib/


Intel Graphics and VMWARE

First of all upgrade the intel graphics drivers

echo "deb saucy main #Intel Graphics drivers" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/intellinuxgraphics.list
wget --no-check-certificate -O - | sudo apt-key add -
wget --no-check-certificate -O - | sudo apt-key add -
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

sudo apt-get install libtxc-dxtn-s2tc0

Modify vmware .vmx file to add = "TRUE"


[ubuntu] bash: ./adb: No such file or directory


via [ubuntu] bash: ./adb: No such file or directory.