The following write up covers my trials and tribulations getting everything working properly on this device. While my instructions are Gentoo specific, this should be useful no matter what distro you’re running. If you are NOT using Gentoo, just keep in mind when I enable “USE flags” for packages in Gentoo, this automatically pulls in […]
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If you’re like me, you just can’t bring yourself to get rid of a perfectly usable computer, particularly an old Thinkpad workhorse. However, in the case of my Thinkpad T21, even in Linux it is being forced into obsolescence, primarily by the graphics card (01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: S3 Graphics Ltd. 86C270-294 [SavageIX-MV] (rev 13)). […]
Call it the 5 o’clock whistle. The 5 o’clock send off. The weekend blastoff. The weekend work whistle. The Friday work whistle. Whatever. The point is, hardly anybody does this anymore, and it’s a shame. Below are the ONLY specimens I can find that aren’t some lame DJ blowing a referee’s whistle… but REAL Friday […]
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I’ll be adding lots and lots of stuff to this over time. In particular: – A truckload of useful Linux tips, tricks, scripts. – Lots of Thomas Jefferson quotes – LOTS of Media (netcasts, books, movies, shows, etc)