Category: Hardware

Using a Linux Laptop as a Wireless Bridge

Is it possible to use Linux for a Wireless Bridge? You bet! Last night one of our USB wireless adapters kicked the bucket. Being down one, I decided to see if I could come up with a creative solution rather than plunk down another $20 that I may or may not have right now. One …

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Mechanical Keyboard Review: Monoprice Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

IBM Model M Keyboard

Mechanical Keyboard: A long time coming (back) That’s how I’d describe my journey to the mechanical keyboard. But before I go into that, lets back up about 20 years to the mid 90’s. Or even farther, to about 1991. I was a teenager at the time and making money refurbishing XT/AT’s and 286’s. I came …

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Project 50/50: Conclusion

In the previous installments of Project 50/50 we selected a laptop, made some changes, installed Linux, and got the battery upgraded. In this round, we’re going to look back at over a month of use and getting intimately familiar with the Compaq Presario v5000, Crunchbang Linux, and the battery. We also promised to explore a …

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