Monthly Archives: October 2008

Controlling fanspeeds in Linux on PWM motherboards, Thinkpads and ASUS Eee PC

Introduction
In Windows I controlled the fanspeed on my stationary computer by using a ASUS program that read the temperatures. I wanted the same temperature/fanspeed scaling in Linux, so I decided to setup fancontrol, which is a small script that monitors … Continue reading

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Using latexmk, vim spell checking and vim latex-suite

I was originally doing my thesis writing with the Latex editor kile but since it doesn’t have in-line spell checking I decided to try vim which I already use for anything beside .tex files. While playing with the spell checking … Continue reading

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PXE install of Ubuntu on a Lenovo Thinkpad X200

Introduction
The easiest way to install Ubuntu on a subnotebook such as the thinkpad X200 is to use Unetbootin and I would have loved it to be so easy. However the Windows Vista Boot Manager would boot on the image and … Continue reading

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