tc1100 tablet on xubuntu plus steroids Part I: installation

I recently have been gifted with a HP tc1100 broken tablet (thanks).
I turned out that it was only an hard disk issue, so I had time to fiddle a little with it. The tc1100 is a great machine for its time (2003) and comes full of nifty things to play with. I installed Xubuntu on it and it runs fine. Let’s see how it did.Read More »

USB boot on Toshiba M30 series

(a lot of posts, tonight…)

Thanks to this post I finally discovered how to boot my Toshiba M30 from Usb sticks.

With the USB stick attached, simply go to the BIOS and it will be presented under Hard disks (not under removable devices…). Change the order, and it will boot.