Grub 2 Basics. The open source ATI driver (xserver-xorg-video-ati) - Community. This guide will show you how to use the Free, Open Source driver for many ATI graphics cards called "radeon" or "ati".
It will provide 2D and 3D acceleration in your video hardware. This driver's 3D is usually not as fast as the closed-source, proprietary "fglrx" driver from AMD/ATI Inc. for some cards, but has better dual-head support, and supports some older chipsets that fglrx does not. Identifying Your Graphics Chip First, check your graphic card name and chipset: sudo update-pciids #optional command, requires internet lspci -nn | grep VGA. Comprehensive Multimedia & Video Howto - Ubuntu F. Google Earth.
Google Earth puts a planet's worth of imagery and other geographic information right on your desktop.
View exotic locales like Maui and Paris as well as points of interest such as local restaurants, hospitals, schools, and more. Installing the .deb file downloaded from the Google Earth Website. Medibuntu. Free software for physicists. There’s a lot of free software available on the Web for academic and technical purposes.
In the absence of anything better to do, here’s a list of the stuff I’m aware of and rate as being worth a try. First, though, some pointers to bigger lists on Wikipedia: GNOME. Ubuntu Forums. Official Ubuntu Documentation.