How to add an USB 3.0 port to your laptop for $5 (Windows or Linux)

You can get it on Amazon here. In Ubuntu 16.10 it is plug and play. It comes with both a USB power cable, and a AC wall power supply. You’ll need the wall one for power hungry devices like a USB hard drive. It comes with 2 ports, but I’m skeptical you could use them Read more about How to add an USB 3.0 port to your laptop for $5 (Windows or Linux)[…]

Am I using propriety software? How to find out.

I prefer open source software. It’s free. Here is a list of software to avoid if you want the most flexibility and economy. If you have to use it. Please consider running a M$ Windows Virtual Machine that serves it using RemoteApp. Proprietary software that does not play nicely with native Ubuntu Linux. Adobe Acrobat Read more about Am I using propriety software? How to find out.[…]

How to root the inWatch Z smart watch (Gain root level access), and install Google Play!

InWatch Z Smartwatch aka inWatch Z2G This guide is written for the original inWatch Z that came with Andriod 4.2.2, and has the bone conductivity speaker. Not the later version (Z3G) that shipped with Android 4.4. These instructions may work with the later one, but I have not tested it. Chipset: MediaTek (MTK) MT6572 Why Read more about How to root the inWatch Z smart watch (Gain root level access), and install Google Play![…]

Best SAS 3 / SATA 3 6GB/s controller card. For Ubuntu Linux, FreeNAS, SmartOS. In the Dell Poweredge r710.

  $70 on eBay! :¬†https://goo.gl/B8j2HB https://forums.freenas.org/index.php?threads/confused-about-that-lsi-card-join-the-crowd.11901/ http://forums.laptopvideo2go.com/topic/29059-lsi-92xx-firmware-files/ IBM ServeRAID M1015 Part 4: Cross flashing to a LSI9211-8i in IT or IR mode Tags: eBay, FREE, Linux, Ubuntu, used

Windows 10 VDI deployment: Architecture and Taxonomy

  Virtual server mirror. Serving Windows 10 pro desktops to 20x thin clients. Mirror Server: 2x Dell r710 12 cores @ 3GHz, 64GB RAM, w/ Intel 2x 10GBE port and dual 850W Power Storage per server: 2x300GB SSD, 4x146GB SAS 15K, 2x1TB SAS 7.2K Software: M$ Windows 2012r2 Datacenter or Ubuntu Linux 16.04 Architecture:

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Remastering TinyCore Linux 64bit in Ubuntu 16.04 xenial (Integrating all extensions into core for iPXE boot over http)

I ended up switching to Thinstation instead of Tiny Core Linux How To : Remaster Tiny Core Linux http://wiki.tinycorelinux.net/wiki:remastering http://forum.tinycorelinux.net/index.php?topic=17423.0 Download the iso ftp://distro.ibiblio.org/pub/linux/distributions/tinycorelinux/ mount the iso copy contents   Tags: Linux, PXE, Ubuntu