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My minimalistic system (no 3D printer nor extra maker talents needed) : an old lite 2, a 4, SmartiPi Touch 2 case, 7” LCD screen and some extra hinges and stickers πŸ˜…:

If you are curious about music band we have here at Paris in France ...
My friends from ShaΓ’rghot ! It’s dark, industrial and cyberpunk. Their videos are crazy, and it’s a pleasure to see them live in concert πŸ‘πŸŽΆ

Done some backups last week (the good old way : tar & ssh). Was time to delete old Debian 4 and Windows XP and reinstall an this old laptop:
i386 32b ISO burned and fresh @debian Buster install done tonight on my 18 years old Sony Pentium 4 M / 1GB RAM. Customized as usual with , window manager, @emacs ... πŸ˜‡
This 4/3 16β€œ (1600x1200) laptop still look great under Linux.

It's : is often the only way to recover from hardware issue, system crash, virus or ransomware. Will be even more helpful if you without the physical presence of your IT team. So please backup at least your most important files on USB or Cloud drive.

I don't have tattoos yet, but I put photos of my Laptops full of stickers somewhere on my website πŸ˜…β€‹ :

β€ͺMy turn to activate this tag. This evening I leave workplace for some days, weeks or more ... I will miss the good internet access, but all I need to work is already in my everyday @511Tactical Rush 24 backpack. And I’m prepared to the worst with this patch πŸ˜‚β€¬

Pocket Hacking tools evolution :

1994 : HP200LX 2MB RAM, 16MB, 80186 MSDOS 5.0

2019 : GPD Micro PC 8GB RAM, 512GB, quad core intel / BlackArch Linux

Yes, was coding in C, ASM, Perl & LISP, reading mail + newsgroup on first one already πŸ˜‡
Both have Serial port.

Random song selection to start my train & subway travel this morning 🦠😷🦠

Hacked my old Happy Hacking Keyboard Lite 2 PS/2 : USB conversion, with a micro-USB connector on left side to get ride of cumbersome cable and adapter, and better access to Raspberry Pi with SmartPi Touch 2 case πŸ˜‡

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Unlocking Hidden Potential in IvyBridge ThinkPads

Upgrading the BIOS in older computers is a great way to get a few more years of life out of old hardware or improve its performance. ThinkPads are a popular choice around these parts, but often flashing …

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: Random song selection from my phone while taking the subway, not sure if it’s a sign 🦠😷🦠

My MacBook Pro 17” 2011 die severals years ago (dead Radeon GPU for the second time, 6 months after Logic board change by @Apple). Back to life after new tentative disabling GPU (nvram and Linux boot options), running now @blackarchlinux on Intel GPU & upgraded to 16GB RAM πŸ˜‡

Didn’t waited for #2020 to upgrade my personalized @blackarchlinux ascii logo to follow official graphic logo change ... but forgot to post about it πŸ˜‡
So from old red medieval to the neon katana version πŸ˜…

Spent part of my first 2020 night fresh installing @ManjaroLinuxARM 64bits on 2 Rasberry Pi 4. Minimal install + tmux & ratpoison. Now let’s see how @blackarchlinux packages are installing over this πŸ˜‡

β€ͺHappy 0x7e4 Year πŸ˜Žβ€¬
β€ͺHave fun coding, making, soldering‬

β€ͺβ„οΈπŸŒ²β„οΈ Merry Christmas All πŸŽ…πŸ»β˜ƒοΈπŸ˜Žβ€¬
β€ͺTake care of your family.‬
β€ͺAnd Protect your accounts and your data : , , , Encrypted USB Flash Drive ...‬

β€ͺMy Saturday Zen meditation Exercise: Soldering work on @adafruit stuff : Express Feather, one more OLED FeatherWing, and Quad FeatherWing. I really love using my soldering iron πŸ˜…β€¬

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I let my spotify premium expire and now I'm listening to the radio.

Just like that.

okay fine the internet stream of my favorite public radio station. But still.

First time I seen Tesla I had a big flashback about β€œP.O.D (Planet of Death)”, a futurist car race video game from the 90’s I worked on (I coded some on the 3D engine).

A bunch of technomancers in the fediverse. Keep it fairly clean please. This arcology is for all who wash up upon it's digital shore.