Archives For November 30, 1999

Nvidia DriverNvidia has announced driver 325.05.03 for Linux provides beta support for OpenGL 4.4 and GLSL 4.40 on capable hardware. You will need any one of the following Fermi or Kepler based GPUs to get access to all the OpenGL 4.4 and GLSL 4.40 functionality:

  • Quadro Series:K600, K5000, K4000, K2000D, K2000, 6000, 600, 5000, 410, 4000, 400, 2000D, 2000
  • GeForce 700 Series:GTX TITAN, GTX 780, GTX 770, GTX 760
  • GeForce 600 Series:GTX 690, GTX 680, GTX 670, GTX 660 Ti, GTX 660, GTX 650 Ti BOOST, GTX 650 Ti, GTX 650, GT 645, GT 640, GT 630, GT 620, GT 610, 605
  • GeForce 500 Series:GTX 590, GTX 580, GTX 570, GTX 560 Ti, GTX 560 SE, GTX 560, GTX 555, GTX 550 Ti, GT 545, GT 530, GT 520, 510
  • GeForce 400 Series:GTX 480, GTX 470, GTX 465, GTX 460 v2, GTX 460 SE v2, GTX 460 SE, GTX 460, GTS 450, GT 440, GT 430, GT 420, 405
  • Check out the official announcement for a complete list of fixes and improvements.

    It’s easy to install this driver in Ubuntu and its derivatives, such as Linux Mint and Elementary OS. Just close the graphical session and run the installer in command line. To do so, follow the below steps:

    1.) Download the Driver 325.05.03 by the links below. You may check your system type (32-bit or 64-bit) by System Settings -> Details.

    Download for Linux 32-bit

    Download for Linux 64-bit

    2.) You have to switch to command console by pressing Ctrl+Alt+F1, login via your username and password. Then stop the graphical session. For the default Ubuntu Unity, run the below command:

    sudo stop lightdm

    For Linux Mint, run this instead:

    sudo service mdm stop

    3.) Give executable permission to the downloaded file:

    chmod a+x ~/Downloads/NVIDIA-Linux-*

    4.) Now run the installer and follow the on screen prompts to start installing Nvidia Driver:

    sudo sh ~/Downloads/NVIDIA-Linux-*

    When done, restart your machine via:

    sudo reboot

    (Optional) To remove this driver, re-run the step 2), and then run:

    sudo ~/Downloads/NVIDIA-Linux-* --uninstall

    This simple and brief tutorial shows you how to install Hulu Desktop client in Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 12.04, Linux Mint and Elementary OS.

    hulu desktop in ubuntu

    It’s easy to install Hulu Desktop App in Debian / Ubuntu based systems, because the official website provides the DEB package for downloading.

    Before gettings started, you may check your system type (32-bit or 64-bit) by System Settings -> Details.

    Press Ctrl+ALt+T on your keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, run command to download Hulu Desktop client:

  • 64-bit Systems
  • 32-bit systems:
  • Now, install the deb package:

    sudo dpkg -i huludesktop_*.deb

    hulu desktop in uninty

    This latest stable Kernel 3.10.3 has been released. All users of the 3.10 kernel series are urged to upgrade as soon as possible. This tutorial shows how to install / Upgrade Kernel 3.10.3 for Ubuntu 13.04, 12.04, 12.10 and Linux Mint users.

    Linux Kernel 3.10.3

    Linux Kernel 3.10.3 is a small release that includes a lot of small changes. The mainline Kernel PPA has updated DEB packages for Ubuntu / Debian users. Read full list of changes at LKML

    Install / Upgrade Kernel 3.10.3

    Press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, run below commands to downloads Debs.

    For 32-bit system:


    For 64-bit system:


    After that, both 32-bit and 64-bit use below command to install the kernel:

    sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.10.3*.deb linux-image-3.10.3*.deb

    To apply changes, run:

    sudo update-grub

    (Optional) To remove this kernel, run below command in terminal:

    sudo apt-get purge linux-image-3.10.3*