Category Archives: GNU/Linux

How To Disable Hardware Acceleration In Google Chrome?

For rendering web pages Google Chrome doesn’t need to depend completely on the CPU. This is because, it supports GPU hardware acceleration.

This may be a good idea as it speeds things up but in many cases it becomes the main cause of system freeze, mouse and keyboard issues, slow web pages and many performance issues.

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How To Make Ubuntu HotSpot Wifi Network Visible For Android Devices?

A few months ago we discussed about using your Ubuntu laptop as a wifi router. In other words, creating a hotspot with your Ubuntu Linux. Default Ubuntu Wifi network is not visible for Android devices, specially for devices using Android 4.1.2 versions like Samsung Galaxy etc. In that case you may give a try to ap-hotspot from the webupd8 repository for creating an infrastructure AP but here a much better universal solution who need creating detectable hotspot with Ubuntu Linux.

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Quickly Locate All Your Family Members Right From Your Android Device

life360Life360 – Family Locator +more is a powerful Android app that lets you locate all your family members and friends near your vicinity. The app works with latest GPS tracking technology, you can create groups, called as “Circles” of your family & friends and then you can easily track their locations on a private map, You can know about their safety or when they need your help. The application also allows you to chat one-on-one or with everyone within each of your circles and chatting is all free.

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