HOWTO: Enable Hibernation in Kubuntu 20.04

One of the little annoyances of the Buntus is they don’t have hibernation enabled by default; you have to set it up yourself. This entails a few extra steps, fortunately these are fairly straightforward. Find the UUID of the swap partition with this command:blkid edit the grub settings files /etc/default/grub and find the following line:GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULTon… Continue reading HOWTO: Enable Hibernation in Kubuntu 20.04

Debian Falling Behind In Hardware Compatibility

One of the great controversies in the open source world is manufacturers who supply closed source drivers for their devices for open source operating systems like Linux. Debian uses the term “firmware” to describe these drivers and Debian, more than almost any other Linux distribution out there, prides itself on a firm policy of “officially”… Continue reading Debian Falling Behind In Hardware Compatibility