Category Archives: Linux

Does gedit open slow ? speed it up

By | February 16, 2013

Gedit is the default text editor on gnome desktop. If you notice that it takes quite some time to launch after clicking the menu icon, then here is a simple trick that can speed it up. 1. Open gedit. 2. Go to Edit > Preferences, Plugins tab. 3. Disable the plugin named "File Browser Panel"…. 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 »

How to Install Dropdown Terminal in Ubuntu / Debian / Linux Mint – Yakuake, Guake, Tilda

By | September 5, 2020

Dropdown terminal is a very useful utility that shows a command line terminal in a dropdown popup on the screen just by pressing a button like F12. These provide easy access to the command line and enhance productivity on Linux Desktop. There are multiple packages available for Ubuntu and similar distros, that provide a dropdown… Read More »