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Install quanta plus on ubuntu 12.10

By | June 27, 2013

Quanta Plus Quanta Plus is web development tool for the KDE desktop that resembles dreamweaver of windows. But it is a dead project now and is not being developed anymore for years. However it is still my favorite because it works very well. Remarkable features are : 1. Group files into projects. 2. Auto-suggestions for… Read More »

Enable smooth scrolling in Google Chrome

By | May 19, 2013

Firefox by default has smooth scrolling enabled on Ubuntu. With smooth scrolling, if you turn the mouse wheel, the page scrolls by some percentage not in a single moment, but taking some time like an animation. It gives a similar effect as if the page is being scrolled by fingers on a touch device. Google… Read More »

How to Enable Webgl in Google Chrome on Ubuntu 12.10

By | May 20, 2023

By default google chrome would keep webgl features disabled if your gpu driver does not support 3d acceleration. However there are options to force enable it. To enable webgl in Google Chrome launch it with the following flags –enable-webgl –ignore-gpu-blacklist Here is the command: $ google-chrome –enable-webgl –ignore-gpu-blacklist Now test webgl by opening the following… Read More »

Convert mp3 audio files to ogg on ubuntu

By | June 27, 2013

I recently needed to convert some mp3 audio files to ogg format so that the html5 audio tag could play them in mozilla firefox. Had to search a bit to find out how to do this easily and here are the results. There is an excellent application called soundconverter ( soundkonverter for kde users )…. Read More »

View sqlite database files with sqlitebrowser on ubuntu

By | August 10, 2012

SQLite Database Browser is a freeware, public domain, open source visual tool used to create, design and edit database files compatible with SQLite. It is meant to be used for users and developers that want to create databases, edit and search data using a familiar spreadsheet-like interface, without the need to learn complicated SQL commands…. Read More »

Best puzzle solving games for ubuntu

By | May 15, 2023

Here is a list of most popular puzzle games on Ubuntu Linux Marble Arena 2 Excellent graphics and colorful. This is a game where a marble is to be moved around and points to be collected. Project website Install on ubuntu 1. Download Linux version from 2. Install libwebkit1.1-cil from synaptic 3. Extract… Read More »

Best php ide and web development tools on ubuntu

By | May 10, 2020

There are a lot of IDEs for ubuntu for doing php related web development. Lets see a few. Aptana Studio Supports PHP, Ruby, Python and more. Autosuggest dropdowns available, Integrated preview available. Project website Install on ubuntu Download from Quanta Quanta is the Dreamweaver of Linux. However it is not developed anymore. As… Read More »