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How do I update NVIDIA drivers on Ubuntu 14.04?view story

http://askubuntu.com – I have a GTX 640 4 GB. I need help with drivers and how to install them please. I'm still very new to Ubuntu. I've been using it as my dedicated OS for about a week but I can't get my graphics card working properly. (HowTos)

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Untar a specifc folder within tar.gzview story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – How do I untar/uncompress a specific folder within a tar.gz using the terminal/commandline (Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr))? Precise: -file.tar.gz -- folder1 -- folder2 How to extract... ... folder1 --> ~/locationX ... folder2 --> ~/locationY How can I do this? Please notice: This is purely related to terminal/commandline and not Puppet. (HowTos)

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Sim from another country in sprint N6view story

http://forum.xda-developers.com – Looking for some general imput, i recieved my N6 right before deployment, i have purchased a wifi device that runs off a sim card the company is "ooredoo" (kuwait) my account says i have a phone number and all that jazz. Now sense the n6 has all the radios for the u.s carriers, can i just pop the sim into the n6 and have it work? Even with being purchased from sprint? (HowTos)

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How do you zoom out on linux mintview story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – I hit a button by accident and zoomed in really far while I was on YouTube. How do I zoom back out? (HowTos)

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[Q&A] AT&T 4.4.2/4.4.3 Debloated Sense 6 ROM/VVM Integrated Release 11-11-2014view story

http://forum.xda-developers.com – Q&A for AT&T 4.4.2/4.4.3 Debloated Sense 6 ROM/VVM Integrated Release 11-11-2014 Some developers prefer that questions remain separate from their main development thread to help keep things organized. (HowTos)

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Did OTA by accident today, can't get out of recovery! Help please.view story

http://forum.xda-developers.com – Ok guys I accidentally took the OTA today stupidly, on my rooted phone with twrp, and it rebooted to recovery to install the OTA and now, it will not boot out of TWRP no matter what reboot option I choose. Is there an easy fix for this???? I have ADB and all of that stuff. (HowTos)

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Ubuntu UEFI entry deleted. I need to restore or push anotherview story

http://askubuntu.com – I reinstalled Windows 8 yesterday. My mistake was deleting the EFI partition, so the entries for Ubuntu have gone. Now, I have lost Grub and my PC boot Windows automatically. There's any way to push the ubuntu entry to the EFI partition to boot Ubuntu again? (HowTos)

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Where can I find widgets for Unity?view story

http://askubuntu.com – I want to class up my desktop with various widgets that tell me network bandwidth hdd usage during r/w and real time memory usage just to name a few. What a good way to go about that? (HowTos)

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OTG Supportview story

http://forum.xda-developers.com – Hey! I don't own a Note 8.0 but asking for a friend, does Note 8.0 (stock and unrooted) running kitkat supports OTG? (HowTos)

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What should I do when my BeagleBone Black root filesystem suddenly turns read-only and won't allow me to execute the reboot command?view story

http://askubuntu.com – I first noticed the problem in nano, when editing some programs, hunting down an IOError issue with a program I was writing: Then, after seeing a feed about hard drive corruption, suggesting to re-install everything, I said "no way, I can't do that, converting back to read-write should be easy, I'm rebooting". (HowTos)

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Any way to unbrick computer w/o BIOS or UEFI?view story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – Tried to install Kali Linux. Didn't go well I guess... Computer boots straight from Acer splash screen to blank screen/blinking cursor. The computer is an Acer Aspire E15. The img was the correct version (64-bit to the 64-bit Intel Celeron inside). Install seemed like it was going well, but hung after OS data was supposedly transferred to the disk. (HowTos)

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Please help, can't get back to stock. No OS build numberview story

http://forum.xda-developers.com – So I am trying to return to stock unrooted but when I was trying to find the right RUU to run, I saw that I had no OS build number so I didn't know which one to run. I ran one and soft bricked but was able to recover. Have any of you guys had this happen before? Do any of you guys know a way that I could return to stock? (HowTos)