Tactical Technical Strike

Musings, Thoughts, Notes, & a brain dump of what I come across

Why’s my cloud server broken? Basic fix for your Ubuntu rackspace cloud server

Tired of getting langauge and locale issues on your rackspace cloud hosted server? Here’s the fix.

Ubuntu: Video skipping and Display Performance

At Home, my primary computer is a somewhat underpowered Dell Inspiron 530, running Ubuntu 9.10. Along with the low power processor and INTEL onboard video, rendering is often a bottleneck. Because of that, I’m always looking to improve my Display performance. While searching through Lifehacker one day, I found a great article about setting the […]

Easily install apt packages from web links

Did you know that you can easily create a link that will install or update a package for your apt based system? It’s easy with APT-URL! The syntax is simple, just apt:{package-name}, and your ubuntu, android, or debian system should try and grab the package. Makes it really easy when documenting package information online. References: […]

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