Debian on Lenovo Thinkpad X240

Debian on Lenovo Thinkpad X240

I recently got myself a new computer, the Lenovo Thinkpad X240. It’s my first Thinkpad so I cannot compare it to previous models. My old laptop is a Dell XPS m1530 that’s about 5 years old by the time of this writing. Still very functional but I wanted an... Debian and the girlfriend

Debian and the girlfriend

We got a new computer for the girlfriend some months ago. Since her old laptop was running Debian Lenny and she loved it, but the software packages were quite outdated, I decided to install Kubuntu 10.10 on her new laptop. Assuming that it would be easier to use with...

Happy 17th birthday Debian

I just wanted to post a few lines about Debian today since its the 17th anniversary of the project. I haven’t been a long time Debian user. I started using GNU/Linux as an experimental project back when RedHat was on version 5. Then one day, I purchased my first...

Random links from my bookmarks

I’d like to share my bookmarks from time to time. I think sometimes random browsing can be very fruitful and sometimes even productive. This week on my delicious bookmaks, I’d like to share: Red Hat Magazine | A guide to GNU Screen Very useful to use when... Mac OS X from a GNU/Linux User

Mac OS X from a GNU/Linux User

The Mac OS X slogan I’ve heard from several mac fanboys is “it just works”. Well, being a GNU/Linux user for quite some time and coming to OS X, that is not the case for me. There’s a lot of little things that “just don’t...