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Compile Nvidia driver 331.17 against kernel 3.11

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Nvidia released a new beta driver 331.17 as a minor update to the previous beta driver 331.13. I wanted to do the update on my Fedora 19 machine running kernel 3.11 (I was still using the older 325.15 driver provided by the RPMFusion repository) and — not exactly unexpected

VirtualBox video capturing

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As of v.4.3 VirtualBox will have built-in video capturing support which allows one to record the guest OS easily through the VirtualBox Manager GUI. This feature was previously available but only by use of external programs (ffpmeg) and it required additional configuration. With v.4.3 (currently in Beta2) the screen

Migrate from Oracle Linux 6.4 to CentOS 6.4

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The following howto will show you how to migrate an Oracle Linux 6.4 OS instance to CentOS 6.4. In my tests I used a fully patched Oracle Linux 6.4 VM running Oracle Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel (UEK2) and the default package selection for Software Development Workstation.   1. Update the

Nvidia 325.05.03 on Fedora 19

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Nvidia has released a beta driver sourced from the 325 branch which adds OpenGL 4.4 support. If you own a GPU built on Nvidia’s latest architectures (Fermi or Kepler) and you want to take advantage of the OpenGL 4.4 features then head over to the download page and grab