Tag: ubuntu

Install Ubuntu on a Chromebook Pixel (samus)

— UPDATED 08/14/2016 — Workaround for Ubuntu 16.04 installation! See the end of the post   In this article, we learn how to set up a Chromebook Pixel (samus) with Ubuntu natively, NOT using Crouton and some sort of chroot trick, transforming it into a mobile powerhouse. Read more →

BuilduntuVM – Compile Android ROMs in Windows and Mac OSX

UPDATE 4/29/2016 – BETA based on Xubuntu 16.04 LTS and OpenJDK 8 available! See Downloads BuilduntuVM is a ready-made virtual machine, based on my guide here for preparing Ubuntu 15.04 to compile Android ROMs from source. It includes everything needed to sync with the repo of your choice (Cyanogenmod, AOKP, AOSP, etc) and start building. Features: – Xubuntu Core 15.04… Read more →

Fix Video Tearing in Xubuntu with Compton

I love the simplicity of XFCE, but it uses a notoriously garbage window compositor. The thing hasn’t worked correctly on most system configurations for years, and seems abandoned in terms of receiving a proper fix. In my experience, even using cutting-edge XFCE developer PPAs doesn’t do much to address the issue. The problem manifests as horizontal lines (hard cuts) and… Read more →

Builduntu Install Disc – Android Development OS

UPDATED 04/29/2016 – Builduntu v2 BETA based on Xubuntu 16.04 LTS available! See Downloads If you prefer a ready-to-go Virtual Machine (ready for Windows, OSX, and Linux) check out BuilduntuVM here! Builduntu is a custom branch of the Ubuntu operating system, based on my guide for preparing Ubuntu 14.04 to compile Android ROMs from source. It includes everything you need… Read more →