Replace ntpdate with ntp on Ubuntu

By default Ubuntu ships with an ifup script that starts ntpdate in service mode. Not sure why, but in my experience this script often does not work – at least it did not keep the time in sync on any of my machines.

Installing Flash for Chromium on ArchLinux

Two years ago I thought no one will talk about flash in 2014. Now that we have 2015 I had to realize that even I miss the sole closed source software on my computer if it does not work anymore.