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Encfs – How to Encrypt and Password Protect Data on Ubuntu/Debian/Linux Mint

By | August 11, 2020

Encfs – Encrypted file system We often need to put some confidential data on the hard drive, in which case it becomes essential to have some kind of security mechanism to keep it hidden from unauthorised access of any kind. It could contain credit card numbers, bank statements and list of passwords for various online… 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 »