I recently fixed a problem on an Asus Fonepad FE170CG. This tablet (or technically, more a phablet, since you can also make phone calls with it) is sold in Italy at the bargain price of 99€ and is quite popular in circles where people need a cheap appliance that can stand as access point, and make […]
I recently installed the Eclipse + ADT plugin on a Opensuse x64. It was nearly unusable due a nasty series of crashes.
12.11.2014: boldly bringing @philae2014 where no man-made object has been before. Thank you @ESA_Rosetta for letting philae piggybacking and for waking up on time. Thank you @philae2014 for getting us a comet, no less! We are so proud! Isn’t it amazing? Isn’t that romantic? People often say Engineering is aseptic. I beg to dissent. This is […]
Now and then I used to come in touch with a PC (a laptop) of a friend of mine. This PC used to display a rather strange behavior. This PC, running Windows 7, would not correctly mount any usb hard disk or pendrive, except for a few new USB 3.0 drives. This Asus laptop had […]
Another time, another LTS release. It’s has been a while and our 12.04 LTS is now pretty old…time to switch to the new 14.04 LTS. Or maybe not. The good news is that it’s completely possible to do an upgrade from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS. The good news is this update can be partially […]