Lenovo ThinkPad P14s gen 4 (AMD): it doesn’t suck under Linux

I’m just as surprised as you are.

Dell Latitude 5411: the Linux compatibility sweet spot

It’s a jet engine with an integrated furnace, but at the same time it fits into the Linux compatibility sweet spot. Not great, not terrible.

Tiered storage: use the right tool for the job

A short ramble about something I realized over the years with my self-hosting setup.

LattePanda V1 - my experience with a Raspberry Pi alternative

I got a LattePanda V1 and gave it a go as a Raspberry Pi replacement for my self-hosting setup. Here’s how it went.

I have a ‘Dall UD19PB ThundeRbglt Dock’: my experience with the HP Elitebook 845 G9

I’ve tried out newer laptops before and it was nothing short of a disaster. Is this HP any different, or do I need to go back to my ThinkPad T430 again?

I finally found an use case for my Raspberry Pi Model B+

I take a severely underpowered computer and make it do something useful.

The minimum viable fan control script

Some assembly required. No, not that one.

Overcoming hardware limitations: the time-to-sleep script

Sometimes the least technical solutions end up being the ones that I’m the most proud of. This is probably one of them.

btrbk is awesome

I ramble about a tool that is great for taking regular snapshots on the btrfs filesystem.

Disabling the crappy Broadcom Bluetooth adapter in your ThinkPad T430 running Linux

If you have ever felt frustated with the Bluetooth experience that your ThinkPad T430 offers you, especially after upgrading the WiFi adapter to one that also has Bluetooth capabilities, then this article might help you out.

Can a laptop from 2012 be a viable home server?

I took a spare ThinkPad T430 and put all my home server workloads on it. Here’s how it went.

Oversimplified guide into snapshots on the btrfs filesystem

Oh, snap(per)!

AMD Ryzen 7 5700G: first impressions on Fedora 34

Or ‘How to downgrade your CPU at great expense!’

How to fix ZFS pool not importing at boot

You have probably tried Stack Exchange and reddit at this point, so what do you have to lose?

The little Wi-Fi AP that could

Depends on your definition of could.