December 18, 2020 | 00:05

Revive a Macbook Pro with Debian - Part I

Rescue-Ops before Christmas Eve What is the worst-case scenario right before Christmas during a Corona Lockdown? Let’s leave zombie apocalypses, too little toilet paper or slow internet connections aside for a moment. Right! A broken laptop. Exactly such a call for help came to me this afternoon from my own circle of friends. Read more

November 24, 2020 | 23:15

Linux Smartphone Project - Part III

Battery Today I will report a brief description of the battery and power management of Mobian on a Pinephone. Reading the battery parameters from the console was already quite special. The usual way with upower was not successful and provided only zero values. Without ACPI the readout only worked with: Read more

November 19, 2020 | 13:05

Linux Smartphone Project - Part II

Screenshots What was missing in the first part the day before yesterday, I will catch up today: Screenshots! This led to the question of how to do this? A hotkey like in iOS (home + on/off switch) is unknown to me on the Pinephone. The classic desktop Linux tools like Gnome Screenshots or Peek are installable but do not work properly. Read more

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