Losing sight of my remote disks

I discovered that my two remote disks cannot be seen on my W10 laptop, nor my elementary OS laptop. I fixed this by rebooting the disks which are connected to the network via an RJ45/USB connector to a BT Home Hub. This should work better than that. Here are my notes. …

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Remote Desktop & Elementary OS

Been trying to access my laptop running Elementary using a remote desktop protocol and it’s harder than I’d want. I have not yet finished and so this documents how not to do it. Here are my notes. …

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Upgrading Elementary OS

I needed to update my Elementary build, by quite a bit. Sadly it still needs a re-install via a USB, and so some of the notes on Installing elementary OS using a USB remains useful. I am upgrading from Freya to Loki (0.4.x) , will version 1.0 be Odin.

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Cairo Clock

I fancied a desktop clock for my elementary builds. I found cairo-clock, which has a bunch of default themes and a bunch of add-ons also. It can be obtained via the package managers; I found this, as the package documentation. 

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Gdrive & Linux

My original article in 2015 pointed at the fanclub’s grive, this ceased to work on my elementary build and so with some googling I found an alternative. NB I moved from elementary to ubuntu in 2019.

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Installing Elementary OS using a USB

I am planning to install a linux on my last laptop, It is an HP Probook and has no CD/DVD. I need to choose a Linux, this, elementry os looks good and is derived from Ubuntu. I’ll need to create a bootable USB stick, this page might help. Unetbootin is also poined to on the…

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