Ferdinand Keil's

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Nov 16, 2019

How not to replace your BIOS EEPROM

One of my PCs recently started freezing out of nowhere. It would freeze in the BIOS, during booting, while running. When frozen it would react to the power button, which made me curious. After ruling out all peripherals internal and external by disconnecting them, reapplying thermal paste to the CPU …

Okt 01, 2019

Restore Default Alert Sound in Gnome (Ubuntu)

While trying to disable the terminal bell in Gnome on Ubuntu 18.04 I accidentally triggered a bug causing Gnome to play two alert sounds when triggered. The bug has been known (Ubuntu bug #1753070) for quite a while now, but unfortunately has not been fixed yet. In the bug …

Feb 12, 2019

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