Speed Up Ubuntu 15.10 Running on VirtualBox

The latest Ubuntu releases always lack good stability with not-so obvious solutions, as Ubuntu 12.04 and prior worked without any such problems. Here are some quick fixes to speed up Ubuntu 15.10 running on VirtualBox. Before you do any of this make sure your software is up to date. sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade 1. Enable 3D Acceleration Ubuntu with its Unity desktop has become quite graphics-intensive. As such it is recommended to let the VM use full power of your graphics card, and, if necessary, to increase the video memory for high resolutions....

January 30, 2016 · 2 min · 238 words · Gian Sass

Fix Grey Screen in Google Chrome on Ubuntu

I just booted back to my Ubuntu machine again only to find out that my Chrome browser was not working. They gave me a notice that some extensions just crashed all of a sudden. Restarting my browser, thinking everything was fixed, went bad. Only a grey screen and nothing more. To solve this: open a terminal and run: killall chrome

January 8, 2015 · 1 min · 60 words · Gian Sass