😖 @ 📃! This post contains unpleasant images. If you don’t wish to see them, please view this page with a text browser or a text mode plugin of your browser. Rationale Why? My Fujitsu LH532 has been serving me well as my production machine for almost six years. The keyboard was quite dirty: it’s full of hair and dandruff. I had to clean it for personal hygiene. [Read More]
Fujitsu LH532 Fan Cleaning
Let's reduce e-waste!
Problem Two months ago, the Win* 10 installed on my old laptop crashed with blue screen on startup. Two weeks ago, I created a Xubuntu 18.04 LTS 64-bit Live USB and set up the dualboot. However, the fan was still giving out consideralbe noise and heat under Xubuntu 18.04 (installed in /dev/sda7). Many end users’ reaction They’ll simply buy a new PC. This had given rise to industrial parks in Guiyu (貴嶼), one of the world’s largest e-waste village. [Read More]
Xubuntu Dualboot on Fujitsu LH532
Convert Ubuntu to Legacy Mode with Boot-Repair
You may skip to the acutal setup. Background After using Win 7 & 10 for six years on my Fujitsu LH532 , Windows 10 often falls into blue screen. Sometimes, it won’t even start up. Give Xubuntu a try Hoping to give a second life to my old , I’ve decided to try this popular lightweight distro. Initial partition setup I followed the instructions from Danatela’s question, including the optional setup of separate /var and /tmp partition. [Read More]