I set up Homebrew on my iMac. (If you go to their site, the Homebrew project has documentation there, which explains the whole not-use-sudo philosophy and using /usr/local now that Apple makes it hard not to, but I don’t understand it, so it … Continue reading
The biggest single reason I wanted to fix my old iMac was to put a honkin’ big HD in it, and the reason for that was so I could have an iTunes library on the main hard drive instead of … Continue reading
Mostly I’ve been blogging about my adventures in Linux-land. But I wanted to write a bit about my other project. About 9 1/2 years ago, we got an iMac, and about four years ago we replaced it with a Mac Mini. … Continue reading
$ sudo apt install sysstat nmon htop $ iostat $ vmstat $ htop $ nmon Via.
Actually, it turns out that they’re really problems with IPv6. I guess. Anyway, the solution is really just a workaround: $ sudo service avahi-daemon restart See here. (Or follow me.)
Here in one place is my list of things to do after installing a new operating system. $ sudo apt update $ sudo apt upgrade $ sudo apt install ssh Then try to ssh into the computer. If needed, apply … Continue reading
I had some trouble with the laptop (an HP x360 13-A113CL) upgrading to Ubuntu 17.04. But something I did along the way gave the Windows an opening to screw me up, and it did. (I have Windows waiting to screw … Continue reading
The biggest problem with the HP laptop is that the Intel 3160 wireless chip doesn’t work. Something to do with BlueTooth. Here’s some information about the problem.
After you have a Linux USB boot drive, then you need to do the following: 1. configure the boot order in the system BIOS (hit F10 and proceed from there) 2. Install Linux on the primary drive.
(Kudus: Frank Luntz on Twitter)