Category Archives: Computers

How I got my networked Brother printer to work with i386 drivers on a Debian Jessie x86/amd64 system

Specifically, I’m running Debian 8 (“Jessie”) with kernel 3.16.0-4-amd64 on a desktop computer connected to the router via ethernet cable, and our printer connects wirelessly. The printer is actually a multi-function device, Brother MFC-J835DW. As a prerequisite to printing from … Continue reading

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The internet is the best

Specifically, Stack Exchange is the best. I have an mp3 collection of Vivaldi’s complete works, which I acquired by…certain unspecified means, and all the mp3 files were arranged in sub-directories and sub-sub-directories, which is kind of a pain in the … Continue reading

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My recent computer upgrade and troubleshooting

This May, I upgraded the motherboard, CPU, and RAM of my 7-year-old computer and my machine got stuck in a reboot loop. It always POSTed successfully (though sometimes it beeped twice) and loaded the motherboard’s splash screen, but rebooted right … Continue reading

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