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First of all let’s do some safety moves: To be sure to have the right model on MacOS console just type “sysctrl hw.model” Download the Recovery Disk Assistant from here. Use a >1 GB USB key to create a bootable MacOS (the tool is very easy to use). Now prepare the partition from MacOS: Open   Read More …

Categories: Debian, Linux, Mac

Here I explain for a moderately expert user, how to install Debian on a Macbook Pro 10,1 retina (MBPr). I must admit it was not easy (it took me a couple of days), but mainly because the laptop is very new and no much information is online so far (Oct. 2012). But I guess the   Read More …

Categories: Debian, Linux, Mac

Here is how to obtain the latest available Linux kernel: go to kernel.org, navigate till the directory containing the last kernel versions, up to today (Oct. 2012) it is pub/linux/kernel/v3.x. Go to the “testing” sub-directory and look for the latest patch available, in my case it is: patch-3.6-rc7. Download the patch and the relative kernel,   Read More …

Categories: Kernel, Linux

I am writing my thesis. This has created in me a kind of compulsory need of backupping every byte of it more or less every minute. One never knows when his laptop could catch fire, be eaten by a crocodile, be hit by a meteorite or all the other scenarios that one imagines while he   Read More …

Categories: Debian, Linux