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Installing KDiskMark in Ubuntu 23.04 Lunar Lobster Development Branch

Installing KDiskMark in Ubuntu 23.04 Lunar Lobster Development Branch

Hi everyone, Today, we will learn to install KDiskMark in the Development Branch of Ubuntu 23.04 Lunar Lobster. KDiskMark is a Hard Disk Drive and Solid State Disk Benchmarking Utility for Linux. It is a graphically-identical version of CrystalDiskMark for Windows and is an essential piece to test read and write speeds of storage devices. Adding the KDiskMark PPA repository KDiskMark can be installed easily by the use of a PPA repository. We will open a terminal and use the…

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Downloading and Installing CrystalDiskMark

Downloading and Installing CrystalDiskMark

Hi everyone, Now that we installed the Samsung 870 EVO SSD to our HP 2000-2c20NR laptop, it’s time to power it up and benchmark the drive to see if realistically we can reach the drive’s mentioned read/write speeds. Before we can do the benchmark, we must download and install a benchmark tool. In this case, we will use the popular benchmark tool CrystalDiskMark. This is a free utility widely used to benchmark hard disk drives and solid state disks. This…

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Installing the Samsung 870 EVO SSD in the HP 2000-2c20NR laptop

Installing the Samsung 870 EVO SSD in the HP 2000-2c20NR laptop

Hi everyone, Today, we will be installing our newly-cloned Samsung 870 EVO SSD to the HP 2000-2c20NR laptop. For these steps, you will also require a screwdriver like we did in the steps we took to take out the previous hard disk drive from this laptop. For the purposes of this post, we will assume that you already have the laptop back covers opened. If you need to remove the previous hard disk or open the back covers, take a…

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Cloning a 500GB Hard Disk Drive to the Samsung 870 EVO SSD using Linux

Cloning a 500GB Hard Disk Drive to the Samsung 870 EVO SSD using Linux

Hi everyone, In this post, we will be cloning a 500GB Hard Disk Drive to a 500GB Samsung 870 EVO SSD. For this, we will be using the Linux dd utility, and will confirm some important details using KDE Partition Manager. Before we begin, we must use a SATA to USB enclosure or adapter. I will be using an UGREEN USB 3.0 to SATA enclosure. Let’s begin the preparation: Preparing the Hard Disk Drive and SSD for cloning These are…

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Removing the Hard Disk Drive on the HP 2000-2c20NR laptop

Removing the Hard Disk Drive on the HP 2000-2c20NR laptop

Hi everyone, Today, I will be showing you how to remove the Hard Disk Drive on the HP 2000-2c20NR laptop. This process is simple, but you will need a screwdriver in order to take off some plastic covers that gives you access to the laptop’s RAM, WiFi Card, Hard Disk Drive, and Optical Disk Drive securing screw. Reasons of why you may want to remove the hard disk drive would be to upgrade or replace it with another, higher capacity…

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Partitioning the Samsung SSD 980 500GB using gparted

Partitioning the Samsung SSD 980 500GB using gparted

Hi everyone, In this post, we will be partitioning our Samsung SSD 980 500GB using gparted for use in our Linux machine. Before we create a partition in our drive, we must have gparted installed. If you do not have it installed, follow these instructions below to install it. Installing gparted We will be installing gparted in Ubuntu 23.04. To install it, we will use apt. The command to use is sudo apt install gparted: We will approve the installation…

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Updating the WineHQ repository on Ubuntu 22.10 after using the Ubuntu 22.04 WineHQ repository

Updating the WineHQ repository on Ubuntu 22.10 after using the Ubuntu 22.04 WineHQ repository

Hi everyone, I should have written this post some time ago, since Ubuntu 22.10 has been released for a while now, and there is now an official WineHQ 22.10 Kinetic repository. Therefore, in this post, I will show the steps to update the WineHQ repository file from Ubuntu Jammy to Ubuntu Kinetic. The process of updating the apt repository for WineHQ is very simple. We will rename the repository file from jammy to kinetic, use nano as our text editor…

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Installing Wine from WineHQ in Ubuntu 23.04

Installing Wine from WineHQ in Ubuntu 23.04

Hi everyone, Today, we will be installing Wine from the WineHQ repository in Ubuntu 23.04. Wine is a compatibility layer that allow us to run Windows software on Linux. It is not an emulator nor a virtualization software. It simply translates the binary to Linux-compatible POSIX API call to allow the execution of them. In Windows, Microsoft added the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL). There are currently 2 versions: WSL1 and WSL2. WSL1 can be considered the opposite of Wine,…

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Installing an SSD to the ASUS E210MA laptop – 500GB Samsung SSD 980

Installing an SSD to the ASUS E210MA laptop – 500GB Samsung SSD 980

Hi everyone, In this post, we will see how to install an SSD to the ASUS E210MA laptop: This laptop features an M.2 2280 slot to install a separate NVMe drive, expanding the storage from the internal 64GB eMMC drive: We will be installing a 500GB Samsung SSD 980 NVMe drive in this slot, which will be used as a separate drive to hold the machine’s data, while keeping the 64GB eMMC drive for the Ubuntu operating system. The 500GB…

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Enabling 96Khz for the LDAC Bluetooth Codec in Linux when using WirePlumber

Enabling 96Khz for the LDAC Bluetooth Codec in Linux when using WirePlumber

Hi everyone, In this post, we will learn how to change the default Sample Rate for the LDAC Bluetooth Codec from the default value of 48Khz to 96Khz. In order to do this, you must be using PipeWire with WirePlumber and the libspa-0.2-bluetooth package installed in your Linux System. In this post, we are using Ubuntu 23.04 (Development Branch). Depending on your Linux distro, some information on this post may be different. If you are not using WirePlumber nor have…

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