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How to fix “error while loading shared libraries:”

By | March 4, 2013

The following error came up when I tried to run Adobe Acrobat Reader on ubuntu 12.10 error while loading shared libraries: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory To fix this, simple install the package ia32-libs-gtk $ sudo apt-get install ia32-libs-gtk Now run the application again and the error should go… Read More »

Install virtualbox 4.2.6 on ubuntu 12.10 precise

By | February 19, 2013

Virtualbox Virtualbox is the most popular virtualisation solution for x86 and AMD64/Intel64 platforms. Its featureful yet very easy to use. If you are virtualising then its recommended to have the latest version installed so that all recent operating systems will have best compatibility in the virtual environment. The software repository of Ubuntu 12.10 contains an… Read More »

Enable webgl in google chrome on ubuntu

By | December 29, 2012

To enable webgl in Google Chrome launch it with the following flags –enable-webgl –ignore-gpu-blacklist $ google-chrome –enable-webgl –ignore-gpu-blacklist Now test webgl by opening the following url It should show a spinning cube if webgl is working correctly. Open the following url in chrome about:chrome or chrome://gpu/ It should show the following data Graphics Feature Status… Read More »