ODROID-HC4 the flexible NAS

The ODROID-HC4 is a relatively new device created and produced by Hardkernel, the most prominent feature are two slots at the top of the plastic housing that reveals two SATA ports. I had been looking into NAS for a long time, the thing that always stopped me from buying one was the software. Devices for consumers and small companies usually come with a limited feature set, and you depend on the support of the manufacturer to provide updates and new features....

September 18, 2021 · 7 min · Benjamin Brahmer

Linux with TP-Link Archer T3U AC1300

Linux, Notebooks and Wi-Fi TL;DR: Don’t buy notebooks from Lenovo, check https://www.tuxedocomputers.com I’m a big fan of free software and use and recommend it whenever I can. Now for some years I have been facing a very annoying issue, my notebook, a Lenovo G500 that I bought as a student only supports 2.4Ghz Wi-Fi. And while could upgrade the RAM from 4 to 8 GB and switch the SSHD with a SSD, I wasn’t able to upgrade the WI-FI mini PCI-e card that is build into it....

January 6, 2021 · 3 min · Benjamin Brahmer