Archive for the ‘Hardware’ Category

Installing Intrepid Ibex – Ubuntu 8.10

Thursday, October 16th, 2008

I just installed Intrepid on my dual head machine at work and the experience was without flaw, easier than ever.... Read More

Recovering a corrupt hard drive

Friday, August 8th, 2008

I’ve just had the uncool job of recovering, or rescuing if you will, my external USB HDD. It’s a mess, Google is completely overrun by companies selling solutions for $39.95. Gah! This is my blow in the fight against this development, I hope it will help some poor soul one day.... Read More

Hardy Heron on Acer Aspire 2920

Tuesday, June 17th, 2008

I’ve read quite a lot of more or less negative posts about Hardy Heron (HH) lately. Don’t upgrade yet, let them release a few upgrades first, hardware problems, no major new stuff anyway, the list goes on.... Read More

Dual monitor setup with Samsung and ViewSonic

Thursday, October 25th, 2007

I’ve had a 22″ Samsung for quite a while now but at work I have a dual monitor setup and that is very neat when doing web development as you can dedicate one screen to (insert your favourite IDE here) and one to a browser (mostly ie6 since that sucker is a real time gobbler).... Read More