Use Nvidia Graphics Drivers In Ubuntu/Linux Mint For Best Performance

NVIDIA is well-known company all over the world regarding gaming cards. Sometimes it is really difficult to configure manufacturer drivers for NVIDIA cards in Linux, there could be many reasons for this such as kernel upgrade, and so. By default Ubuntu use the open source video driver Nouveau for NVIDIA graphics card. This driver lacks […]

Intel Graphics Installer For Linux 1.0.4 Available For Download [Ubuntu 13.10 And Fedora 20]

The Intel Linux Graphics Installer was updated to version 1.0.4 and the new version supports Ubuntu 13.10 and Fedora 20.The Intel Graphics Installer for Linux is a tool developed by Intel that allows users to easily upgrade to the latest graphics drivers for Intel hardware. The installer automatically adds a repository used for upgrading the […]

GIMP: Get Photoshop Like Keyboard Shortcuts, Toolbox Icons And More

To help those who are used to Photoshop, +Martin Owens has created a collection of GIMP 2.8 tweaks that make it more like Adobe Photoshop.The tweaks include Photoshop like toolbox icons, keyboard shortcuts, modified dockable dialogs and even a tweaked background color to match Photoshop.These tweaks were created for GIMP 2.8 so if you use […]

Intel Linux Graphics Installer 1.0.3 Released For Ubuntu 13.10 And Fedora 19

Intel has released an update for for its Linux Graphics Installer, available for Ubuntu 13.10 and Fedora 19.The Intel Linux Graphics Installer is a tool developed by Intel that allows users to easily upgrade to the latest graphics drivers for Intel hardware. The installer automatically adds a repository used for upgrading the packages provided by […]

Prime Indicator Lets You Quickly Switch Between Nvidia And Intel Graphics [Ubuntu 14.04]

Prime Indicator is a small, helpful Ubuntu AppIndicator for Nvidia Optimus users running Ubuntu 14.04 which allows users to quickly switch between Intel and Nvidia graphics cards.As we pointed out a while back, it’s possible to switch between Nvidia and Intel graphics in Ubuntu 14.04 and to do this, you must open Nvidia Settings, change […]

Using Blender to Create Simutrans Graphics

Sarlock, a fellow member of our community, published an interesting and detailed step-by-step tutorial that teaches you how to use Blender, a free 3D computer graphic tool, to create graphics for Simutrans, focusing on buildings.
The tutorial also introduces you to the basic functions of Blender.

If you were wanting to learn Blender but you didn’t […]

Adobe Flash Player Hardware Acceleration on Intel Graphics Cards

libvdpau-va-gl is a VDPAU driver that uses OpenGL under the hood to accelerate drawing and scaling, and VA-API (if available) to accelerate video decoding.Using it, you can get hardware acceleration on some Intel graphics cards for Mplayer (well, we already have mplayer-vaapi but it hasn’t been merged) and even Adobe Flash Player. That means a […]

Official Intel Linux Graphics Installer Updated With 2013Q2 Intel Graphics Stack

The Intel Linux Graphics Installer and the Intel repository have been updated with the latest 2013Q2 Intel Graphics Stack, for Ubuntu 13.04 and Fedora 19.The Intel Linux Graphics Installer is a tool developed by Intel that allows users to easily upgrade to the latest graphics drivers for Intel hardware. The installer automatically adds a repository […]

Intel Linux Graphics Installer Available For Ubuntu 13.04

Intel has released a new version of its Linux Graphics Drivers Installer and with it, the installer is now available for Ubuntu 13.04.For those who are not familiar with the Intel Linux Graphics Installer, this a relatively new tool created by Intel that lets you easily install the latest video drivers for Intel hardware. The […]

Bumblebee 3.2.1 Released With Ubuntu 13.04 Fixes, New Options

Bumblebee 3.2 has been released a few days ago but there was an issue and it didn’t work on a lot of setups o version 3.2.1 has been released to fix this. The new version also fixes the Primus backend for Ubuntu 13.04 and adds some new options.Bumblebee is an unofficial tool that brings Nvidia […]

Bumblebee 3.1 Released With Primus Support [Nvidia Optimus GPU Switching]

Bumblebee 3.1 has been released today with support for Primus as an alternative to the VirtualGL optirun backend, along with other enhancements and fixes.Bumblebee is a (unofficial) tool that brings Nvidia Optimus GPU switching to Linux. Nvidia Optimus is a technology used to increase battery life by switching the dedicated GPU (Nvidia) off when it’s […]

How To Enable Intel SNA Acceleration In Ubuntu

SNA is a 2D acceleration architecture for the open source Intel Linux graphics driver that provides improved X.Org driver performance, and thus, better desktop user experience. The name stands for “Sandy Bridge New Acceleration” and contrary to its name, it not just for Sandy Bridge but for previous Intel graphics generations as well.Here’s how to […]

Blending Multiple Images and Creating Captions in Gimp

One of the funnest features of digital image editing is taking pieces of different images and blending them together in…

How to create a business card with GIMP

GIMP is an acronym for GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed program for such tasks as photo…

How to make your own 20th Century Fox and LIONSGATE intro with Blender 2.5 in 5 min

This is an easy tutorial on how to make your own 20th Century Fox and LIONSGATE styled intro using Blender…

Dress Up Your Documents with Free Graphics Tools and Resources

If you think back to what you were doing with documents 10 years ago, and then think about what you’re…

Tibesti: Screencasts the Easy Way

Thanks to Tibesti, creating screencasts doesn’t have to be a chore. This tiny utility lets you record desktop activity with…

13 Beautiful Inkscape Tutorials for Creating Stunning Vector Graphics

Inkscape is an open source SVG graphics editor released under GNU General Public License. Inkscape supports many advanced SVG features and great care is taken in designing a streamlined interface. Here are some useful tutorials for creating amazing vec…

G’MIC- Great Plugin with a collection of more than 190 filter and effect for Gimp

G’MIC has been made available as an easy-to-use plug-in for GIMP. It extends this retouching software capabilities by offering a large number of pre-defined image filters and effects. Of course, this plug-in is highly customizable and it is possi…

12 Unique Blender Tutorials Every Blender Enthusiast Should Know Of

We have been covering different aspects of Blender extensively during the past few weeks. We even featured one of the best collection of Blender made movies and animations few days ago. Now it’s time for some real learning. Here is an incredible collection of 12 hand picked Blender tutorials every Blender and animation enthusiast should […]