I was going to include it in my next article, about Thinkpad T440s but then I realised this is quite a tricky process by itself, so I'm better giving its own space. The subject deserves it. First off, boot Windows (in my case an early version of Win10), if you have anything to do … Continue reading Unlocking the BIOS
Some of you may know, I left my Dell Latitude laptop in Stuttgart and have been travelling around alternatively using two netbooks, a HP Beatsbox (lent) and a Chromebook (mine). You can read about some of my experiences with them here and here. Unfortunately (or rather fortunately) my work took a leap and started … Continue reading New laptop, new life
You find geeks everywhere and of all sizes, ages and shapes. And it seems there are quite a few in Northern Ireland, all of them incredibly sociable and friendly. One in particular, has a few devices floating around his flat and suggested me to travel light by not bringing my own laptop (which is quite … Continue reading A playful notebook
A friend of mine has a HP mini Beatsound with Manjaro installed but he forgot his password and doesn't know how to recover it. Neither do I. So I backed up his files on a SD card and tried to install Fedora instead. But it turns out that Fedora 27 Workstation doesn't work really well … Continue reading Experiments on a HP mini
I'm all set to depart to Ireland. I'll be visiting Dublin, Cork and Belfast. As most of you surely know, the island is divided in the Republic of Ireland (unrelated to the Commonwealth and part of the EU, using common currency) and Northern Ireland (part of the United Kingdom and using British Pounds). It … Continue reading Hello Glas Éireann!