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Resurrect a Nokia N900

... WIP ... The legendary N900. I was surprised that a sufficient number is still being sold on various auctioning platforms, and they can be had cheaply - definitely under 100€, though mine was quite a bit cheaper, and in really good condition: no scratches, the sliding mechanism and keyboard work ...

Short Review Diary - Music and other Audio

A timeline of what I listen to - mostly contributions to various forum threads Dec 20 2019 Peggy Gou - It Makes You Forget (Itgehane) A perfect little piece of House/Techno-Pop. Cultural influences, rhythms and grooves from all over the globe. Dec 9 2019 young marble giants - choci loni Ge...

Short Review Diary - Films, TV Shows and other Video

A timeline of what I watch (too much really) - mostly contributions to various forum threads Jan 12 2020 Finished Unbelievable. Recommended! Although the title is somewhat unimaginative. A good mix of troubled teenager drama + crime procedural. Good acting alround. I particularly liked that Ameri...

Short Review Diary - Books and other Reading

A timeline of what I read - mostly contributions to various forum threads Nov 2 2019 Reading Harry Bosch. Four books into the series, it's still very good. More than just a nod to the "classics" of L.A. hard-boiled crime fiction, and serioulsy twisted & evolving plots that well warrant the 40...

Pico CMS TagBlog Theme

This Pico CMS theme is fully centered around a tag list/cloud - other means of navigation, apart from a manually built menu, have not been taken onto account. It is a minimal theme - no javascript, no 3rd-party resources, simple CSS design without animations or rounded corners etc. It's also a respo...

Setting up a ThinkPad x250 with Linux

... wip... BIOS Update The latest BIOS update for this machine is from September this year. Impressive for a 5-year-old laptop. I checked the BIOS, it is at a lower verion than the current 1.38. I downloaded the .iso (first item on this list) and followed the instructions here. Going through the BIO...

Maemo Leste on a Nokia N900

...WIP... Original OS (Maemo 5 a.k.a. Fremantle) OS version is already 21.2011.38(PR1.3.1). I will reset the phone (Settings => Top menu: Restore deivce, Clear settings). Lock code is 12345. Maemo Leste First steps in trying to install Maemo Leste on N900: The "If you don't want to use/install Fr...

Install an Alternative OS on a Nokia N9

The goal is to install Maemo Leste which, according to this page is also available for the N9. Possibly also the N9 image from here. In any case, getting Ubiboot to work appears to be the first step. I am using the instructions from the swagman/juice Readme since they seem to be more suitable for Li...