Packt Publishing has just announced a great sale this month, all ebooks and videos for 5 USD $. Their book and video catalogue consists of a wide range of topics, from Arduino to Unity, from webdesign to C++.
Have you got learning things on your new year resolutions? It`s time to start with that!
When updating Windows 10 to a major upgrade, you might end up with an aborted update. To fix this, run DOS (cmd.exe) or powershell as administrator and run the following commands to repair your current Windows installation sfc /scannow DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth
This installation guide describes how to install Linux Kernel 5.4.0 on Ubuntu Linux. This works with the latest version of Ubuntu Linux and most Ubuntu-based distributions including Kubuntu and Mint. The included kernel files have been compiled using the generic Ubuntu configuration. A low latency version is also available in the directory of the linked files.
In my previous post (2014) HP Pavilion s7000 series slimline pc upgrade – i`ve updated an HP S7000 series slimline pc with a intel celeron 1037 motherboard. Now roughly 5 years later the machine is back for some smaller changes. Since the current value is getting lower and lower, I`m only making changes to make the system better for as little money as possible.
The price of SSDs has gone very low, eSATA is dead, the original WiFi card medieval (54 mbit/s) and the harddisk loud.
First step is replacing the 3.5 inch harddisk with a 2.5 inch SATA connected SSD and mounting a 3.5 to double 2.5 inch frame. Another possibility is a 3.5 inch hybrid disk.
Second step is changing the 200 W flex ATX cpu by a PicoPSU. This reduces both noise and power consumption. Since the 1037U CPU has a TDP of 17 W I aim for a 80-100 W PSU. The choice of 3 PicoPSU`s is possible:
Third step is changing the wifi card to an up-to-date wifi card. The housing has space for one PCI Express card, either a videocard (GPU) or this networkcard. The additional benefit of a brand new network card is the bluetooth 4 (or 5) support.