Setting up Rasbmc (XBMC) on a Raspberry Pi

This is a cheap way to get a high quality and flexible media center sitting under (or in my case, behind) your TV. RaspBMC From Windows: Download the installer Insert your SD card into the computer. Unzip and run the raspbmc-win32 installer. Once that is done, stick the card into the Pi and give it… Continue reading Setting up Rasbmc (XBMC) on a Raspberry Pi

BumbleBee drivers on Ubuntu 12.10

My ASUS laptop has 2 graphics cards, one Nvidia and the other Intel. Ubuntu uses the Intel one by default, but that leads to poor performance for gaming. So I need to install the Bumblebee drivers. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:bumblebee/stable sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/x-updates sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install linux-headers-generic sudo apt-get install bumblebee bumblebee-nvidia bbswitch-dkms Reboot or re-login Swat PPA has the latest Nvidia drivers. Except… Continue reading BumbleBee drivers on Ubuntu 12.10