Ubuntu 18.04 on Dell G3 3779

Let's analyse and replicate Dell OEM modifications made to Ubuntu on Dell G3 3779. This guide assumes you have a freshly-installed Ubuntu 18.04 installed on your Dell G3. Following the following steps will recreate the configuration that Dell ships on Ubuntu-preinstalled G3 laptops. WARNING: THESE STEPS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS”, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. If you lose your data, brick your device, any other damage or anything else happens (e.g. your cat eats your dog), it is YOUR PROBLEM and YOUR RESPONSIBILITY. You have to make sure to get a recovery disk before making these changes....

Write reports using Pandoc and LaTeX backend

Learn how to write a Makefile in order to generate professional looking documents from human-friendly Markdown sources. LaTeX is a great markup language to write documents such as scientific articles or lessons, but writing directly in LaTeX sometimes results in very complex documents with many packages and macros. 100% of the writing time isn’t focused on content as you have to format with the markup language. Pandoc is a powerful multi-format document converter, and it is able to convert Markdown1 to LaTeX. So Pandoc is capable of writing the LaTeX corresponding to what you wrote as Markdown saving your time....

Linux on Dell Chromebook 11

How to make any Linux >4.15 distribution run smoothly on Dell Chromebook 11 2015 (3120, Candy) A Linux distribution for Chromebooks based on XUbuntu exists, you can check out GalliumOS. But you might want more upstream distributions. Since Linux 4.15 (Ubuntu > 18.04), the hardware has been supported officially, but some stuff needs post-installation configuration. I have tested XUbuntu, Ubuntu, and KUbuntu and I end up using KUbuntu as my daily driver. The Intel OpenGL driver makes Plasma desktop far more fluid than Gnome Shell for some reasons....

Archos 50 Diamond debricking

Debricking of an Archos 50 Diamond (ac50da) using Fastboot. Initial step: How are we going to debrick? This guide works if Android doesn’t boot (or freeze), and no recovery is accessible. The global idea is: Flash TWRP via Fastboot, Reboot into TWRP and backup then do a cleanup of the device, Flash Firmware (screen, recovery…) update via TWRP, Reboot into the freshly flashed stock recovery, Flash the official update.zip taken from Archos Firmware Support to get back Android. You will need:...

Regarder SFR TV dans Kodi

Un guide pour ajouter les flux TV de SFR dans Kodi À partir du travail d’investigation de Mohamed El Morabity et de Hugo (HugoPoi), il est maintenant possible de regarder les flux TV de SFR dans Kodi. Cela ne marche que pour le décodeur SFR évolution. WIP: Ce guide n’est fonctionnel que sous Linux pour le moment. J’ai prévu d’adapter la méthode à TvHeadend pour ajouter le timeshifting et le support de Windows. Prérequis Pour suivre ce guide vous avez besoin :...