Linux on the HP Pavilion g6-2210us, video isn’t perfect, but I’m more worried about audio

I did some tests today with different Linux releases on my new HP Pavilion g6-2210us, and while I’m pretty sure that 3D-accelerated video is something that will come along later — leaving me with some very nice 2D-video desktop environments like Xfce, what’s really worrying me is audio. Audio was a definite problem in Fedora … Continue reading Linux on the HP Pavilion g6-2210us, video isn’t perfect, but I’m more worried about audio

Lenovo G555 laptop, age 2 years and 11 months, served well, died suddenly

It happened unexpectedly. One minute I was using my nearly 3-year-old Lenovo G555 laptop. I closed the lid, opened it a half-hour later, and s/he was dead. Wouldn’t even POST. Just a CPU fan and a power light. That means the power supply wasn’t dead. But something on the motherboard sure was. You can’t really … Continue reading Lenovo G555 laptop, age 2 years and 11 months, served well, died suddenly