Category Archives: Product review

Keeping your fingers and toes warm in cold weather: a guide for endurance skiers with poor circulation

In recent years I have had severe trouble keeping my finger tips and toes warm while outside in winter. I blame it on too much cold-weather camping and letting my extremities get numb in my younger days, but it may … Continue reading

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Ubuntu on Lenovo Thinkpad T450s

Lenovo’s T450s is another piece of high-production-volume hardware from a vendor with a fairly good reputation for Linux support … but a host of serious problems under Ubuntu’s flagship “Long-term-support” operating system.  I’d love to be in touch with others … Continue reading

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Review: System76 and their “Sable Touch” desktop computer

It’s still hard to buy a turn-key or supported GNU/Linux computer. I keep trying, and I especially prefer to avoid paying what’s called the Microsoft Tax, i.e. the hardware-bundled cost of Microsoft software, which is how they have built and … Continue reading

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