Repair

GarrettCom Converter Repair

http://www.epanorama.net/newepa/2015/01/14/garrettcom-converter-teardown/ I did more than two years ago tear-down of this 100 Mbit/s copper to fiber Ethernet media converter (link above). Now I decided to try to fix it. It turned out that originan PSU did not put out right 3.3V voltage, but considetably less. The digital electronics worked out nicely when fed with 3.3V

Top Linux distros for computer repair | Opensource.com

https://opensource.com/life/15/2/five-specialized-linux-distributions-computer-repair?sc_cid=7016000000127ECAAY This article takes a look at five different Linux distributions designed to make your life easier when computers start giving you a headache. Give them a try, and make sure you keep CDs or USB drives with your favorites handy for when something does go wrong. 

Tips for troubleshooting with Linux | Opensource.com

https://opensource.com/business/15/10/troubleshooting-process-linux-problems?sc_cid=7016000000127ECAAY Although it would be nice to believe that cars, home theater systems, computers, and Linux never break, the reality is that they do. Many people have no problems with Linux, but those who do want the best information and guidance possible.