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Kernel with 200 line patch to improve responsiveness

Use following command to get new kernel version 2.6.37-8 with autogroup scheduler enabled. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install linux-headers-2.6.37-8 linux-headers-2.6.37-8-generic linux-image-2.6.37-8-generic Source

Repo for installing latest version of nvidia drivers

Execute following commands to get latest version of nvidia drivers and have them automatically updaed. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/x-updates sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nvidia-current

Install Firefox 4 beta

Execute following commands to install firefox 4 beta. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-mozilla-daily/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get -y install firefox-4.0 New features offered by Firefox 4New Tab Location - Tabs are given top visual priority for more efficient and intuitive browsing.Switch to Tab - Navigate more easily by switching to open tabs from your Awesome Bar.Firefox Button - All your menu items are in a single button for easy access and reduced clutter.Apps Tab - Take sites you always keep open—like Web mail--off your tab bar and give them a permanent home in your browser.

One of the fix to speed up firefox response time

Get rid of YSlow addon. Atleast run it in another profile so that it won't interfere with your regular browsing.

AcetoneISO - Daemon tools for ubuntu

AcetoneISO allows you to mount/convert/extract NRG, ISO, DAA, BIN/CUE, DAT images.Install AcetoneISO

Download loki game installers

Lucid Lynx Release Schedule

Event Date:Event Title:12/10/2009Alpha 101/14/2010Alpha 202/25/2010Alpha 303/18/2010Beta 104/08/2010Beta 204/22/2010ReleaseCandidate04/29/2010Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

bisigi project - excellent ubuntu themes site.

Execute following command to setup bisigi ppa repo and install themes.sudo add-apt-repository ppa:bisigi sudo aptitude update sudo aptitude install bisigi-themesGet ubuntu themes at besigi project

Redshift xflux alternative

Get redshift.