Recovering a password-protected ThinkPad T60

An illustrated overview about the process of clearing the supervisor password from a ThinkPad T60, based on guides that some smart and persistent people have written.

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.

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.

Self-hosting Wikipedia using Kiwix

Hosting your own Wikipedia instance has never been this easy!

Tech rants: PC-s use way too much power in 2021

Quick rant about the state of PC-s in 2021 regarding power and resource usage.

How to mess up a simple ThinkPad X230 BIOS flash and how to recover from it

At least it won’t end up in a landfill!

How to start your self-hosting adventure: a high-level overview

Getting started is probably the hardest step.

My attempt at archiving

Nostalgia is one hell of a drug.

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?

How to make digital copies of your old video tapes

Or ‘Wow, I did not know that VLC could do that!’

How I fixed one hardware issue with another one

Two issues make a solution after all.