I’m in love with my new old ThinkPad X200, but for all its great achievements, it had a major drawback when it came to play videos in Xubuntu. Here’s how I fixed the awful screen tearing in VLC and Parole.
One of my most exciting memory remains seeing my dad coming home from work with a new cool gadget: a ThinkPad laptop. I remember how crazy it sounded in the mid 90s to actually have the power of a computer on the go. It sure did look like the future back then. My dad popped […]
I recently experienced some trouble with VLC and heavy mp4 files; although “normal” HD files would play fine, VLC would not play ball with my GPU when playing some heavy 1080p mp4 files. Here’s how I fixed it on my Samsung Ativ Book 9 Lite.
If you are using the ATI fglrx proprietary drivers, you might have come across a nasty bug in Elementary OS while trying to take screenshots. Whenever I tried to take one, they would be incomplete, showing only my desktop and none of the windows open at the time. You can imagine how frustrating this little […]
I’m in the process of writing a master thesis for my school. After some mail exchanges with my tutor, I chose to study Android’s model, specifically how and why Google has altered it from the early days of the AOSP project. I will be regularly posting about my research and updates to my (humble) research. […]