$200 ChromeBook Runs Ubuntu!
This article was updated on 03/12/2012
The C710-2847 (Acer) Chromebook is now available at … Continue reading
A very simple way to run ADB (Android Device Bridge) commands without a full install of the Android SDK! Includes downloads & step-by-step guide. Windows or Linux users! Continue reading
Try Ubuntu without installing or changing your Windows setup. This article shows you how to create a Ubuntu “live” (will boot and run on your Windows computer) USB thumbdrive or CD. The process is completed in Windows. Running the live disk will not modify your Windows computer or setup. It does allow Windows users to use Linux commands and programs – without installing Linux. Continue reading
How to use the (Linux) DD command to burn an image file to an SDCard.
This process will create a tool to UNBRICK your Nook Tablet. The process is completed using the Ubuntu Live USB Thumbdrive that I show you how to create. This allows Windows users to use Linux programs and commands without installing Linux to their computer. I have instructions for building the thumbdrive and for how to use the DD command. Includes video of the process. Continue reading
Guide to the process of creating & using a BOOTABLE SDCard to ROOT your Nook Tablet (8GB / 16GB). Includes CWM & accesses full size of SDCard! Includes imbedded video with step-by-step instructions. Continue reading
Want to know what “rooting” is good for? How does it CHANGE my tablet? How do I “root” it? Is it worth it? What do I loose? In this and the associated articles, I will answer those questions. I also give a general review and comparison of the Nook Tablet to other tablets that I own. This is the first of a series of articles on the Nook Tablet. Other articles (see the list at the bottom of this article) address other, more specific issues of the Nook Review and suggestions for rooting and mod’ing the Nook Tablet. Compare the Nook Tablet to Kindle Fire, Nook Color, and other Android tablets. Links to videos & guides for rooting & installing ICS & other custom ROMs, doing backup/restore, fixing “bricked” units, etc. Continue reading
Linux for the COMMON PERSON:
Last updated: June 10, 2012
Ubuntu Linux is a really great Operating System (OS)! It rivals Windows 7 or Mac OS-X in performance, ease of use, and the beautiful display. Installing or uninstalling programs is stone-simple and almost all applications are free – as is … Continue reading
Dual displays on Ubuntu Linix 9.10. Laptop display and 40″ FlatScreen TV. Continue reading
Last November, I took the plunge and converted both my Dell Inspiron E1505 (notebook) & my (homebrew) desktop to Ubuntu Linux. I was just reading the article that I wrote describing the conversion, here. After almost a year of using Linux, I have grown much more comfortable with it.
Althought … Continue reading