Friday, October 12, 2012

Install the latest non-free Nvidia drivers on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.

The Ubuntu-X Swat Team PPA is for stable upstream releases of X.org components. This PPA has been around since 2006.

Step 1 - Add the Ubuntu-X Swat Team stable PPA to your sources.list.
       
        Open a terminal and type:
sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/x-update




Step 2 - Get the latest list of software from each repo in your sources.list, including the PPA you just added.

        Type this in the terminal:
sudo apt-get update




Step 3 -  Install the latest non-free Nvidia diver.

        Type this in the terminal:
sudo apt-get install nvidia-current




Step 4 - Restart X or reboot PC.




Step 5 - Check Nvidia driver version  number.

        Type this in the terminal:
cat /proc/driver/nvidia/version

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

What Internet shows do you watch and listen to?

These are the shows in my podcatcher (gpodder). What's in yours? Please post yours in the comments or g+.

 

Audio


BSD, Geeky, FOSS,  Linux, Sci-Fi, Tech:


BSD Talk - Talking about the BSD family of free operating systems.


Geeky Pleasures - For all your Geeky Pleasures


GNU World Order is an internet audio show about GNU, Linux, UNIX, and other technical and geeky topics. We release in the free Ogg Vorbis and Speex audio formats. We are happy that you are here.


"Kernel Panic Oggcast" an oggcast, that after the introduction, spirals to a fatal digression from which it cannot safely recover.


Knightwise.com is a podcast with hacks tips and tweaks for cross platform geeks.


The LinuxLink TechShow (TLLTS) is a live weekly webcasted audio show dealing with the Linux computer operating system and any other geeky subjects that the hosts find interesting at the time.


Sunday Morning Linux Review (SMLR) is a weekly live show with Mat Enders, Tony Bemus and Mary Tomich.


The Techie Geek is a podcast that attempts to be “The Linux podcast for Windows users”.  Each episode we discuss computing hardware, Linux, Mac, and Windows, and just about anything else that appeals to your “Inner Geek”.



Music:



Juiced Penguin - A musical Oggcast for the Ogg community



Video Gaming:


The Bobby Blackwolf Show - The long running live internet radio show about video games is edited down for your podcast consumption.


CAGcast - With hosts CheapyD in Tokyo, Japan, and Wombat in New York City, the CAGcast features a humorous, yet adult discussion of video games and the topics that surround them, such as: industry news, previews and reviews, game deals and shopping, gaming in Japan, and much more.


ChatterBox Video Game Radio - Dedicated to games and the people who play them... Our goal is to educate and entertain the masses about video game design and development, the interactive entertainment industry as a whole, and the political/social issues surrounding it.


G.A.M.E.Radio - Saving the World. One Level at a Time. Video game radio show (podcast) since 2003.


Gamertag Radio (GTR) is an independent online gaming website dedicated to the gaming community that was founded in 2004, and intended to help to unite all gamers. Over the past few years, GTR has grown from a small website to one of the largest and most respected gaming information sites on the Internet. Every week GTR records and distributes new episodic content recapping the news of the past week, including discussions about what is happening in the online gaming community along with interviews and a weekly custom soundtrack highlighting up & coming Hip Hop artists.


iRacing Today - Your source for everything iRacing.


Major Nelson Radio - The (sometimes) weekly podcast from directly from inside Xbox.


Orange Lounge Radio is an internet talk program dedicated to video games & the gamer lifestyle. Our show is taped live and then podcast with all the news and discussion that gamers really want to know.


The TD Gaming Podcast covers current industry events, soap box discussions on game history, advertising, industry news and upcoming products. Each episode covers a Gaming Flashback and a bit of history on the game industry.


Video Game Hangover - The podcast for gamers who overindulge.


Video Game Outsiders - Video games, entertaining banter and the occasional pie... Kyle Jones, Michelle Madison and John Jacobsen take you inside the outsider's perspective. From the hilarious (and terribly misnamed) 10-second spotlight to drunken listener calls, this is video gaming from the average player's perspective.



Video:


The Guild is a independent sitcom web series about a group of online gamers. The show started in the late summer of 2007, and for the first season was financed solely by Paypal donations from LOYAL FANS. Since season 2, The Guild has been distributed by Xbox Live and Microsoft and sponsored by Sprint. Update: It's also on Netflix streaming.


OS.ALT covers the independent/hacking/geek community, including open source alternatives to operating systems and gaming, Android hacks (rooting, comparison vs. iPhone, preview apps, workarounds & tinkering), Linux for newbs, plus audience questions & answers.