Tag Archives for diy

Should I repair an old Macbook Pro?

I’m thinking about fixing an old computer. It’s a 2009 MacBook Pro. It needs a new hard drive. A replacement for the original 320 GB drive costs $30 but I’d love an SSD for $100 or more. It needs a … Continue reading

02. May 2018 by luke
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iMac Salvaged!

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

12. May 2017 by luke
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Tech Tab Sweep

It’s time to upgrade your Ubuntu machines. 8 things to do after installing Ubuntu 15.04. One of the items is to add a tweak tool, which reminded me of Unsettings. I’m working on a similar list for Windows, except (a) … Continue reading

29. April 2015 by luke
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DIY. Or Don’t. Either Way You’re Wrong

I once had a coworker who bought into the whole green locavore zero-impact reduce-reuse-recycle mentality. Don’t use the city sewer if you can recycle your gray water in a koi point. That kind of thing. You might wonder if people … Continue reading

24. November 2012 by luke
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