Sony Vaio Z Debian Linux support

I had to install Debian Wheezy on a brand new Sony Vaio Z laptop with the new Ivy Bridge architecture (SVZ1311C5E). I'll talk about this here, because it's always nice to know that new hardware works quite fine (or not) under Debian.

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11 Aug 2012 | Tags: debian linux sony hardware

Logitech K750 keyboard and Unifying Receiver Linux support

A year ago, I bought a Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard K750. I'm particularly picky on keyboards, but this one is good. It has an incredible useful feature: while being wireless, it has no need for disposable or rechargeable batteries, it uses solar power!

My problem is that there's obviously no way to know the battery status from Linux, the provided application only working on Windows.

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09 Jul 2012 | Tags: linux usb logitech

Unexpected VARMon new release

This has been 4 years since I released a new upstream release of VARMon, the DAC960 administration tool.

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18 Aug 2008 | Tags: linux

ATL1E support in 2.6.26-1

Ben Armstrong opened an ITP for the ATL1E NIC driver, which is found on some Asus EeePC laptops. So, as suggested by Maximilian Attems, I provided a clean patch for this driver, made from a cherry-pick from the linux-netdev 2.6.27 tree. It has been committed into the 2.6.26-1 Debian kernel, which will be furnished with Lenny.

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31 Jul 2008 | Tags: linux debian