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My history in gadgets - update 2016

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An update on the “My history in gadgets”, the 2014 and the 2015 update, now the 2016 update. Who would have guessed!

Running crashplan (headless) on a Raspberry pi 2

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In my grand scheme of “abuse all the low-power computing things!”, I’ve moved my crashplan backups over to the Raspberry Pi 2 (rpi2 for short). Installation is relatively painless: download the installer from the crashplan site, and unpack and execute. I installed mine under /opt/crashplan.

ASUS UX305UA and Linux

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The ASUS UX305UA is an ultrabook with the Skylake microarchitecture - the (as of writing) latest iteration in Intel processors. Unfortunately, Skylake support on Linux wasn’t really a granted thing the time the device got released. Fortunately it’s gotten a lot better of late.

Using adb with a OnePlus X on Linux…

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… is not really that hard. Just annoying. Since OnePlus’ USB ID is not in the default adb list, you need to add it yourself: echo "0x2a70" >> ~/.android/adb_usb.ini