Android Studio works quite slow with a normal SATA Hard Disk Drive (HDD), on a computer. To overcome this, there are a few solutions, including waiting for the good folks at Google to release another efficient version, or if you are seriously into Android development, then you can augment the hardware of your computer by … Continue reading Select and set up a Crucial M2.2280 NVMe PCIe SSD
To find out the network adapter on the computer in Linux, open a terminal window and type the following command: $ inxi <enter>
This is not a fix, but workarounds, that may or may not work (like Snake Oil). The real fix lies with the Motorola Service Center, and till such time, these workarounds can be attempted. Motorola quality has been sinking over time. The bottom of that sinkhole is the Motorola G4 Plus mobile phone. On Amazon … Continue reading Motorola G4 Plus (MotoG4Plus) ghost touch when charging workaround
To find out the details of every hardware component in a Linux computer, open a terminal window and enter: $ sudo lshw <enter> Display all hardware information in Linux using lshw in a shorter report $ sudo lshw --short <enter> The report generated is very detailed and precise. It can be used to help decisions … Continue reading Display all hardware information in Linux using lshw
You can attempt to format a damaged SD Card using the software tool provided at the link below: https://www.sdcard.org/downloads/formatter_4/ The formatter is Windows software and will work only on SD/SDHC/SDXC cards The last great hope to see if you can re-use the card.
Wireless adapter on Lenovo Z580 does not connect to Internet in Linux although it detects all the wireless networks. Finally, got the settings right to enable the use of built-in Broadcom 4313 Network controller : Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 802.11bgn Wireless Network Adapter [14e4:4727] (rev 01) Here are the steps. Open a terminal window. In the … Continue reading Broadcom 4313 wireless does not connect to network or internet in Linux but detects wireless networks
Finally, I got down to save myself the pain of re-installing operating systems if my installation got corrupt. You can do so, by using any disk imaging or cloning tool like Ghost for Linux, Symantec/Norton Ghost or even a free tool like Clonezilla available at http://www.clonezilla.org. It is free Saves diskspace by compressing the images … Continue reading Clonezilla – Clone your hard disk for free
After damage to 2 high end Logitech headsets I owned after the use of unbranded USB sound cards, I finally settled for an economical, higher end USB sound card. The Steel Series Siberia USB Sound card. It is advertised as a very good card for gaming, but I also found it most suited for use … Continue reading USB sound card for laptops without 3.5 mm headset jacks