Linux Distros That Suck at Multiple Hard Drives

Lenovo M93p ThinkCentre front

Some Linux distros really suck at dealing with multiple hard drives. Too many “maintainers” only have a laptop. Background You need a wee bit of background before we jump in. Hopefully you can see the featured image. Recently picked up this Lenovo M93p ThinkCentre from eBay. I specifically bought an M93p instead of M83 because […]

Raspberry Qt – Part 9

Making the serial port actually work By default your Pi has a getty/mgetty process enabled. There are many out of date instructions about disabling it. Please pay attention to the date of the post when looking for advice. The Pi world is fast changing. While those instructions were good at one time they are invalid […]

Raspberry Qt – Part 7

Finding the serial port There is one chunk of the code we really do need to discuss and that is the snippet of how the application chooses its serial port beginning around line 48 in serialthread.cpp. I even put a comment in the code to explain why it looks the way it does.     // […]