March 16 @ 7 pm — Raspberry Pi 2 B Night
Before we begin, the past week in technology:
- My new Pi arrived
- Raspian installed on one microSD card w/ NOOBS
- openELEC kodi installed on another microSD card with NOOBS lite
- HDMI tested the Pi on the SIG overhead projector (the video is not great but it is visable)
what is dmidecode?
You might be surprised to see what dmidecode displays about your motherboard without opening the case (btw, it can also be used on Windows).
hardinfo generates full hardware information for your Linux system including several benchmarks, then generates a nice text report to download or print.
- How to install XBMC on Raspberry Pi
XBMC is now KODI. Turn your Raspberry Pi or Pi 2 into a super home media centre.
- Whatever Happened to These Red-Hot Linux Distros?
Once upon a time SimplyMEPIS, Mandrake, and Lindows were popular and generated a lot of attention. Where are they now?
- When Linux Distros Are Abandoned
- Tips and Tricks for Linux Mint after Installation [Mint 17 & 17.1 – Cinnamon Edition]
The best tips and tricks for the most popular distro Linux Mint 17 Qiana -Cinnamon Edition.
- 5 Reasons To Use Linux Mint And Not Ubuntu
Linux Mint and Ubuntu are both built for ease of use and will appeal to the masses. Here are 5 reason why you should choose Linux Mint over Ubuntu
- Keep A Portable Ubuntu Installation With You Wherever You Go
There’s so much you can do with an Ubuntu installation. But what if you could take that same Ubuntu installation and make it portable so you can have it with you wherever you are?
- Moore’s law
- Running Bodhi 3.0.0 Legacy on Older Hardware
Another low-resource Linux distro.
- Top Linux distros for computer repair
Five different Linux distributions designed to make your life easier when computers start giving you a headache.
- Linux Basics: How To Find Maximum Supported RAM By Your System
Mostly, you will find maximum supported RAM by your system from the BIOS, Product catalog, or manuals. Here is the simple, yet useful trick, to find out using dmidecode.
- Symple — Planet Friendly Ubuntu Linux PCsSymple creates planet friendly remanufactured pre-installed Ubuntu Linux PCs for classroom labs, non-profits, and businesses at affordable prices.
- It’s Real: An $89, Green Ubuntu Linux Desktop PC from The VAR Guy
The Symple PC, a planet-friendly computer that ships with Canonical’s open source Ubuntu Linux OS and costs only $89, is now on sale.