To install Android Studio on Ubuntu 14.04, complete the following steps: First, download the Android Studio here: http://developer.android.com/sdk/index.html The Android Studio requires Java’s JDK 6 or above (preferably 7), so you’ll want to do the following at your command line: sudo apt-get install openjdk-7-jre sudo apt-get install openjdk-7-jdk Or, if you prefer to […]
Broadcom Wireless and Ubuntu
If you’ve recently built a system with a broadcom wireless configuration with Ubuntu and noticed your wireless networks are nowhere to be found, then you’ll need to update your drivers (specifically adding wl). This page will probably help: http://www.broadcom.com/docs/linux_sta/README.txt It is a pain, but once it is configured it generally works.
Ubuntu and Amazon on Demand – Make it Work
Running into this error when trying to watch Amazon on Demand on Ubuntu? An error occurred and your player could not be updated. This is likely because your Flash Player or Browser needs to be updated. This update is required to play back this video. You’re not alone. To get Amazon on Demand to work […]
Rails slow on Ubuntu Virtualbox instance
I ran into an issue where a Rails 3.1 application running on Ubuntu 12.04 in a VirtualBox instance (development) was running ridiculously slow. Sometimes, before the server would register a request, it would take >5 seconds, then another 5 seconds just to load a simple view. Obviously, this is an unacceptable amount of time when […]