Before Fedora 36 it was a bit problematic to automatically sign kernel modules the same way Ubuntu does that. But starting with this release, you can do that in just a few easy steps. Here’s how to automatically sign NVidia kernel module in Fedora 36.Continue reading
If you’ve migrated to Fedora from Ubuntu and you have Secure Boot enabled, you might have noticed a significant difference between the 2 distros: Fedora doesn’t automatically sign NVidia kernel module like Ubuntu does. This article is to help you make Fedora as comfortable to use as Ubuntu is in that regard.Continue reading
Recently I got a new laptop for work – Lenovo ThinkPad P14s (Gen 2). I prefer running Linux on my working machines, and this one is not an exclusion. While using it I noticed that the fan speed is sometimes too high for no reason creating undesirable noise. Here’s how to control ThinkPad P14s’ fan speed in Linux using a nice tool – thinkfan.Continue reading
If you’re using a ThinkPad laptop with Ubuntu Linux, you might be probably also using a package called
acpi-call-dkms. This package installs a kernel module that provides a way for software to do ACPI calls. One of the most popular program to use it – is TLP.
In my team we’re using Docker a lot, especially in pair with testcontainers. When we’re running functional tests locally, there might be spinned up localstack, WireMock, Postgres and a container with the service itself. Running them all at the same time as well as the tests might heat up your laptop a lot, as well as make it next to unusable for quite some time. Luckily, thanks to having Linux on my laptop, this issue can be solved using CGroups.Continue reading