Sunday, June 12, 2016

How to enable performance fan mode on Lenovo Z580

If you have Lenovo Z580 as me, you can see that you can set only silent, normal and dust cleaning mode for your fan. It's because of incompatibility of current ideapad-laptop module. Enabling performance mode is very easy.

Saturday, April 30, 2016

How to get a longer battery life on linux

Main problem of laptops is battery life on Linux. It’s mainly becouse laptop manufacturers didn’t provide linux drivers a power save features. You can almost always experience that Windows operating system will last longer on battery. Sometimes it’s a few minutes, but sometimes it’s few hours. If you are not satisfied with your battery endurance, feel free to take some ideas from this article. It’s written mainly for Arch Linux, but with small changes it can be applied on all modern linux distributions like Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora etc.

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

How to overclock GeForce 460GTX Fermi on linux

You do all modifications at your own risk. You can easily brick your card. This tutorial is for advanced users! I am not responsible for damage you can do to your card! It can work for other Fermi cards, but it's not guaranted!

Today I am here to tell you, how to overclock your Fermi based GeForce card.This tutorial is written for MSI GeForce N460GTX 1GB OC edition! You can change some values according to your card, but it's a risky. nVidia didn't provide support for overclocking in Linux. The only option is to modify the BIOS of graphic card. I am going to explain this mod on my MSI GeForce N460GTX 1GB OC edition.

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

How to cool your Raspberry Pi

Recently I've decided to make HTPC from my Raspberry Pi. After few hours of installing RaspBMC and configuring it, I found a huge problem. Temperature. When idling, CPU temperature reaches about 60°C. It's pretty high, mostly becouse I've got my Pi overclocked to 1GHz. I want it running 24/7, so it must be stable.