Reflash Asus WL-520GU

Reverting my old router to DD-WRT because current LEDE is too heavy for its old brain. This is a reminder for me about how to do it. Power up with the black reset button held in, keep it in until the power led starts flashing. The router is now in TFTP recovery mode. It has… Continue reading Reflash Asus WL-520GU

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HP 245 G6 laptop linux – multiple problems

Time to get a new laptop for a family member.  Something pretty cheap.  These days (Feb 2018), linux "just works" right? (It does on 5 older laptops).  Not on the HP 245 G6!   I am installing Linux Mint 18.3, but don't doubt that similar problems would occur with other distributions of the same vintage. With… Continue reading HP 245 G6 laptop linux – multiple problems