Recently I was gifted a used tablet from a friend. It is a Vulcan Excursion 10.1″ tablet that came stock with Windows 8.1 and was upgraded to Windows 10. Of […]
When the Ubuntu Repositories don’t work for your WiFi Device….
It is always interesting to me, how few WiFi devices seem to work with Ubuntu out of the box, yet so many are supposedly supported. Don’t get me wrong, I’m […]
AboCom Systems Inc [WN2001 Prolink Wireless-N Nano Adapter]
I needed another WiFi adapter for a computer at work. I had several old USB WiFi adapters laying around, and I thought I should try to make use of them, […]
Mounting a Virtual Box “vmdk” image shouldn’t be this hard….
And it wasn’t, well, once I learned how to do it properly. Unfortunately it took me an hour to get there! First I monkeyed around with vmware-tools, and vmware-mount, and […]
Bluetooth Breakdown: Sending gatttool commands from my Ubuntu Touch Phone!
Here I am, typing commands from my phone and controlling a Bluetooth Feather! Of course, the moment of truth! The goal of this whole Bluetooth breakdown project was to figure […]
Using A NetGear AC600 (A6100) With Linux Successfully!
Due to a few changes at work, I was in need of an USB WiFi adapter for my desktop computer. Of course, I’m running Linux, and while that shouldn’t make […]
Fool’s Mate Friday: Ubports (Ubuntu Touch) Chess, with a hint of Cinnamon.
As I dive into the realm of making my Just Chess Engine playable, I was taking a look at some of the other chess interfaces out there, to see what […]
Setting up the Arduino-IDE for the Bluefruit Feather in Ubuntu
There are a lot of neat tools available to program/hack/reprogram/work with this nifty little Bluefruit Feather board! One of them is the Arduino-IDE, a development environment that allows you create […]
Android Studio emulator stopped launching after upgrade in Ubuntu 16
I don’t usually re-post something that someone else figured out, but it took me a long time to figure this out, so I thought I would share here. The problem […]
Take out the papers and the trash….
Every now and then I do something that I shouldn’t. Okay, probably more often than that. Either way, I really shouldn’t open up a file explorer as root, and I […]