Tag: ubuntu

Install Android Studio on Ubuntu 14.04

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.

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 […]