Grub 2 Basics This page has been migrated to the Ubuntu Community Documentation site. For the most up-to-date information, please visit: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Grub2 On that page are links to a variety of other Grub 2 pages which cover installation, troubleshooting, ISO booting, Grub menu displays, and more. The majority of those pages were migrated from threads started on the Ubuntu Forums.
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 The open source ATI driver (xserver-xorg-video-ati) - Community
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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 Google Earth
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:
This site is where you can find the official documentation developed and maintained by the Ubuntu Documentation Project. Choose your version of Ubuntu below to access the documentation for that version (find out which version of Ubuntu you are running). If you don't find what you are looking for, visit the community contributed documentation for even more material! Ubuntu 13.10 - the current stable version, released in mid October 2013, codenamed Saucy Salamander. Ubuntu 13.04 - a previous stable version, released in April 2013, codenamed Raring Ringtail.