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Fedora, Linux and Stuff :: Devices

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HTC EVO 4G Battery Life

Friday, July 16th, 2010

I have read the most serious complaints about the HTC EVO 4G have been over battery life. I would like to offer my observations.
I got my EVO on May 19 with 1 free month of service till June 20. During that time I didn’t use the phone much. I switched my primary […]

Local Server Hardware

Friday, March 14th, 2008

After identifying exactly what my local linux server requirements were, I decided to take a good look at my hardware options. From the start, I wanted to (1) save money, (2) save electricity/power and (3) minimize noise.
To address these issues, there were many decisions I made. First of all I did not need […]

Resuming USB after F7 ACPI Suspend

Monday, July 16th, 2007

As mentioned in my Fedora 7 Review, there were some ACPI regressions in functionality. The basic problem is as such: Before I hit ‘Suspend’ my mouse is working fine, however the mouse fails to activate after the computer is resumed.
To get the mouse to work again, I must run the following, after which the mouse […]

Creative Zen Vision M in Linux

Sunday, January 7th, 2007

Well I normally don’t get too many gifts or exchange too many gifts during Christmas. But this year I got an MP3 player. I got the Zen Vision M from Creative. And I was very much impressed. Outside of MP3 playback. It has video playback for MPEG, Divx, Xvid and Windows Media. It also has […]

Fujitsu Stylistic ST4000 Key Driver

Saturday, September 9th, 2006

A fellow developer created a driver for the keys on the Fujitsu Stylistic webpad. The driver is available under the GPL at sourceforge: Stylistic ST4000 Key Driver.
I do hope that people find this useful. And for any of the other developers who make come across this, all contributions are appreciated.

New Hardware: 64 Bit

Saturday, July 8th, 2006

AMD released their first X86 based 64 bit processor over 3 years ago. While the original processors, Opterons, were for servers, the desktop variants, Athlon 64, soon followed. Due to the open nature of the Linux kernel, distributions of Linux supporting the 64 bit architecture were readily (and freely) available before Windows.
In the past year, […]

Fujitsu Stylistic Tablet PC using SUSE 10.1

Monday, July 3rd, 2006

The market for Tablet PC’s and Webpads is not very large compared to the Desktop or Laptop markets. Their linux market is in fact much smaller. Some manufacturers however do produce linux compatible devices. Fujitsu provides a rather nice series of webpads. The older version Stylistic ST4110 Tablet PC originally had Windows XP Tablet Edition […]

Fedora Core 5 on Dell D810 Laptop

Tuesday, May 16th, 2006

Over the last weekend I installed Fedora Core 5 on a Dell Latitude D810 laptop.
Unlike Jason’s laptop criteria, I basically required a Dell laptop. I wanted the D610, however it was unavailable and I had to settle for the D810. Even though I customized it, I really did not have any control over what hardware […]