I unconsciously keep my thumbs on built-in touchpad, so I decided to use external mouse and automatically disable touchpad for the time mouse is connected.
It is a short entry, but an useful one, as it is important to have a basic knowledge of how to schedule system reboot or power it down automatically at specified time.
I constantly forget to add myself to the proper user group to access USB devices from within VirtualBox virtual machines, so I need to write it down.
Some time ago, I have recovered an old hard drive only to learn that it contained encrypted LVM logical volume.
Currently, I am playing with recent Ubuntu Wily Werewolf on my personal notebook. The first thing I did after system installation was to configure CPU governor and set it at system boot.
Do you want to use latest version of Iceweasel also known as Firefox?
Then add the repository provided by Debian Mozilla team and choose between
aurora version. This is an updated version for Debian Jessie
Recently described hddtemp application does not contain every possible hard drive in its database. I'll be honest here, its development stopped many years ago, but it is still very useful, so I will shortly describe how to add new hard drive to the database.
It is possible to install Debian over network with a little help of another person in remote location. I performed it only once and it was some time ago, but the whole procedure is quite easy and straightforward.