Category: Hardware

Setup Bluetooth Headset under linux debian gnome2 mate desktop

preparations on terminal: detect your hardware: you can get old but well supported notebooks/laptops here like the dell latitude e4310 with this intel-spy-on-me wifi/bluetooth module on board: lshw |grep lue description: Bluetooth wireless interface product: DW375 Bluetooth Module capabilities: bluetooth […]

open source hardware


Update: Solar Power Raspberry Pi AND charge your phone. okay it is a little unfair… of a comparison… but that is the hardware currently available to me. And i just wanted to share that at double the costs – the […]


Solar Panel 100W (12V?) and Battery Charger (12V) Solar Panel Module Voltage: (Vmp) 17,6V Victron BlueSolar PWM-Light 12V 24V 10A -> DataSheed Maximum solar voltage: 28V possible alternative: Steca Solsum 8.8F 12Vor better: Steca-LCD-Display-PR-2020 12V -> 5V Car USB […]

Sun Fire UltraSparc T1000 RISC Server Overview

want to buy one? check ebay: for „sun“ and „sparc“ recipe: what you will need: a T1000 alternatively: ear sealing headphones + music. a LAN switch with DHCP-server/router attached LAN cables (atleast 4x (1x DHCP-server, 1x workstation/client, 1x server […]

znet – estimates 2018 Corporate IT Budgets

70% of decision makers increase tech budget in 2018, slightly higher than 2017. top technologies: CyberSecurity (53%) Hardware upgrades (47%) cloud services (43%) software (40%) BigData Analytics (20%) Internet of Things (18%) 35% training employees 29% want to hire new […]

Monitoring your Network

so i guess „monitoring“ is about two things: availability and performance: detect performance bottlenecks get informed if parts (harddisks) / servers have failed / are about to fail security: detect, report and (if possible) automatically fence off „unusual“ network activity […]

Bugs in Hardware – intel microcode updates

Update: 2018.12: ForeShadow – guest reading Level1 Cache of host ForeShadow (known as L1 Terminal Fault (L1TF) by Intel)[1][2] is a vulnerability that affects modern microprocessors that was first discovered by two independent teams of researchers in January 2018, but […]

amd arm intel cpus all got problems – Meltdown and Spectre – JavaScript could steal your Firefoxs Passwords

update 2018-03-15: from C’t: new micro codes for intel iCPUs (2011 and onwoards) seem to fix Spectre v2 (CVE-2017-5715) 60minutes: update: good overview and explanation of the situation: ARM also affected. The Meltdown + Spectre Vulnerabilities update: please checkout […]

ODROID-XU4 low power high speed embedded 8 core linux computer – lan dhcp connect and ssh into odroid xu4

the hardware you can get the ODROID with HDMI (monitor/screen) output: with active cooling: with passive cooling: for 80€ or the NAS/SATA variation (headless, no GPU, no HDMI, no screen/monitor) : for 60€. What SoC are you using? The […]

1986 – 80386 – linux history

9. September 1986 At the Palladium in Manhattan, New York, Compaq Computer introduces the Compaq Deskpro 386, the first 80386-based personal computer offered by a major computer manufacturer. The Model 40 features a 16 MHz Intel 80386 and 40 MB […]


it is amazing on how many chips linux can run CPUs you probably have NEVER heared of 😀 OpenRISC – Academic and non-commercial use Being open source, OpenRISC has proved popular in academic and hobbyist circles. For example, Stefan […]