Category Archives: Tech Bits

Where To Get Older Linux Releases

A place to save some links to sites serving up Vintage version of Linux. Why? Because older equipment needs older drivers, and newer leases often deprecate older drivers. Continue reading

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There’s an App for That – disable Tab Tearing in Firefox

A nice app / add-on to stop a stupid developer from screwing with my life and wasting my time with ‘tear off’ tabs… Continue reading

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ARM – Arm Holdings Takeover and Open CPUs

Softbank buys Arm Holdings for a 47%-ish premium. So who’s Softbank? And what does this mean to CPU chips for all sorts of gizmos like the Raspberry Pi? Continue reading

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Windowz PC Sales Drop, Apple Rises – Linux?

There is a significant drop in new PC sales running Microsoft Windows, but Apple sales are rising… Continue reading

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PXE Puppy Working!

I have gotten a PXE boot server working on my Raspberry Pi Model 2. I even have booted Puppy over the network (that has it’s own quirks). Some notes and comments. Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi Model 3 – First Impressions

My first experiences report on the Raspberry Pi Model 3. Continue reading

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MyPi *Nix Vague Roadmap and Ponderings

Some comments on ponderings about how to build MyPi OS, and request for comments and ideas. Continue reading

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