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Android Backup & Restore

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You’ve just gotten your shiny new Android Phone, and you want to migrate to it. There are several options, including Titanium Backup to move stuff, but Google also has you covered (party): Android Backup & Restore. You can find this setting on your phone, under “Settings” and “Backup & Restore”. This thing backups several things, but far from all:

OpenWRT, Atheros & channel availability

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If you’re living outside the US, and you’re using OpenWRT (a fantastic 3rdparty opensource firmware for many routers), you might have noticed that not all the WiFi channels which are legally allowed in your region are actually available for you to choose from.

XPS13, Linux, suspend and Intel Rapid Start Technology

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As an addendum to my previous post on how to install Debian Sid on the XPS13, I’ve been having issues with suspend - the laptop would sporadicaly not go to sleep properly on lid close, or it wouldn’t come out of suspend afterwards.

Dell XPS 13 and Debian Sid

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I purchased a Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook, to replace my ageing Apple Macbook 2,1. After six years of daily use, it’s (over)due to retire.