Ubuntu 16.04 almost killed my current HTPC setup

Yesterday, I tried to upgrade my HTPC running Ubuntu 14.04 to the new LTS 16.04. That almost went smooth, but some glitches happened at the end and some changes prevented my Minecraft FTB server to start again. The problems are now solved, but I was wondering if I would be able to get this working… Poursuivre la lecture Ubuntu 16.04 almost killed my current HTPC setup

Is Linux overusing hard drives?

Monday, May 18 2015, when I tried to synchronize files between my main computer and my HTPC, I got error messages from Unison telling it was failing for some files. Tired of repeated unexpected failures, I tried copying the files manually. Manual copy was failing too. I quickly noticed that the whole partition I was… Poursuivre la lecture Is Linux overusing hard drives?

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One SSD for my HTPC

A bit more than a month ago, I successfully transferred my dual boot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 from two 120Gb Solid State Drives (SSD) to a single 240Gb drive.  I got several problems restoring the bootloaders of the two operating systems, thought many times I would have to reinstall, then figured out a way… Poursuivre la lecture One SSD for my HTPC

Hellora la guérisseuse

Tout récemment, je me suis acheté un superbe ultrabook IdeaPad Yoga 13 de marque Lenovo.Pour des raisons que nous allons voir plus loin, j’ai baptisé cette machine Hellora, un personnage imaginaire de ma conception. Je prévois écrire un article qui traitera davantage des aspects et problèmes techniques de la machine. Ici je vais me concentrer… Poursuivre la lecture Hellora la guérisseuse