Hardware

Installing Nextcloud on a Synology NAS system

6 minute read

Since my Android of choice “CalyxOS” comes with a neat little backup utility called “Seedvault” which will create encrypted backups to Nextcloud I of course ...

Debian Squeeze & bluetooth audio

2 minute read

As I just got my hands on a new bluetooth headset - a Sennheiser MM100 - I wanted to make it work with Debian Squeeze (worked like charm with my Android phon...

HTC Desire

4 minute read

Since about 3/4 of a year now I’m the proud owner of an Android powered smartphone: I decided to go with HTC’s Desire which is kind of a rebuilt of Google’s ...

Samsung R780 with Ubuntu 10.10

5 minute read

I wanted to replace my desktop computer by a laptop for quite a while now and as it started to randomly freeze - no matter which OS it ran - I decided the ri...

WLAN with Asus Eeepc 1000H and Lucid Lynx

2 minute read

Ubuntu’s latest release “Lucid Lynx” is out for a while now so I decided that this would be the right choice for my netbook “Asus Eeepc 1000H”. I went for th...

WBT-201 & Fedora 10 (building RPMs)

4 minute read

Of course I wanted my Wintec WBT-201 gps logging device to work with Fedora as it did with Debian/Ubuntu (see this post). And after playing around a little i...

Creative Zen & Debian

1 minute read

Since I recently became the proud owner of Creative’s Zen (8GB) mp3 player I wanted to make it work with Linux. So I prepared myself for some hours of google...

Creative Zen (& Explorer problems…)

2 minute read

My Creative Zen Xtra (30GB) is a little big so I was up for a new and smaller MP3 player. I decided to buy Creative’s Zen (8GB). It’s a quite handy device an...

WBT-201 & Debian/Ubuntu

3 minute read

As I liked the idea of geo tagging my pictures I decided to buy Wintec’s WBT-201 GPS logger. It’s a neat little device and fits into every pocket - so no pro...

Etch & Terratec Cinergy Hybrid T XS

2 minute read

As Linux is my main OS I always wanted to make my USB DVB-T stick work with it. Luckily this worked and thanks to some very good HOWTOs (look here and here) ...

BIOS “F8” for GA-M55S-S3 :-(

less than 1 minute read

Gigabyte released a new BIOS for their GA-M55S3 motherboard and I couldn’t resist updating. To make it short: if you’re running Linux, don’t… After updating ...

Installing Nvidia driver in Debian Lenny

less than 1 minute read

If you’re running Debian testing (aka “Lenny”) which brings no Nvidia driver packages - only the legacy ones - or like to install the latest drivers by Nvidi...

Ubuntu Feisty Fawn & Acer Aspire 5572 ZWXMi

4 minute read

This HOWTO was listed at TuxMobil - Linux on Laptops, Notebooks, PDAs and Mobile Phones (Now replaced by: Fedora 9.) I recently couldn’t resist in buying a ...

BIOS “F6” for GA-M55S-S3

less than 1 minute read

Already available since March 20th, I just recently decided to update my Gigabyte motherboard “GA-M55S-S3 (rev 1.0)” with the latest BIOS, which is by the ti...

My Vista Experience, Pt. 2

2 minute read

Vista and current hardware should be no problem. But what about some more ancient piece of hardware? Before installing Vista I upgraded my motherboard’s BIO...

Back again!

less than 1 minute read

I’m back - finally! I got a new computer (no, not for Christmas, bought the parts myself a few weeks ago and assembled it myself) and until now it works grea...

My computer died…

less than 1 minute read

Last week my computer died… I’m writing this using one of my old boxes. I don’t know what happened, it just left me with a small bang and died. I think there...

My computer

1 minute read

I got my computer about a year ago and assembled it myself. Though I like playing around with hardware from time to time, I’m always really glad when it’s al...