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Play music from command line on ubuntu

By | May 30, 2013

Terminal If you are too addicted to the terminal/console and want to use it for every possible thing, then know that it can play music as well. There are many utilities for playing music files like mp3 directly from the commandline. They can be used to browse the file system, select music files and make… Read More »

How to fix “error while loading shared libraries: libgtk-x11-2.0.so.0”

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: libgtk-x11-2.0.so.0: 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 »

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 »