Highway to Dell, part two

(Continued from Highway to Dell, part one.) Yesterday I swapped hard disk drive in the Dell Inspiron 1525 (without even booting Windows Vista), inserted the DVD with ubuntu-dell-1525n-intelvideo-reinstall.iso downloaded from //linux.dell.com/files/ubuntu/iso-images/ and installed Ubuntu. Everything I’ve tried worked out of the box except the wireless network. The Dell 1395 wireless network started working when I… Continue reading Highway to Dell, part two

Thinkpad X300

The not yet released Lenovo Thinkpad X300 seems to be a worthy competitor to the Apple Macbook Air, but with more features than the Air and with Solid State Drive (SSD) as the only storage option makes it smell even more expensive. It has been a bit too little about software development in this blog… Continue reading Thinkpad X300

Most ThinkPad T60p original battery for the money

The old battery for my IBM/Lenovo ThinkPad T60p went from bad to useless this autumn but it wasn’t until yesterday that I ordered a new 9-cell battery (7.8 Ah) directly from IBM Sweden where the 9-cell battery actually was cheaper than a 6-cell battery (5.2Ah) . I first looked at well-stocked reseller Dustin but after… Continue reading Most ThinkPad T60p original battery for the money