Category Archives: Hardware

Embedded hardware and robotics

A Bad Batch of Seagate

A warning. I bought a mac pro from with the 3 extra hard disk bays filled with 1T Seagate drives. One Seagate drive failed after a few months. Their response was that if I played about I could probably … Continue reading

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Linux Wireless Networking (NOT)

I finally give up. I just wanted to install a usb wifi dongle on my old laptop (currently running Ubuntu 10.10). The Usb stick claims to support linux. It’s chipset claims to be supported by Ubuntu. You plug it in. … Continue reading

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