ST-Link Part 1

Yesterday, my ST-Link v2 programmers arrived. These cheap Banggood clones come in at less than $5 per programmer, so I bought a few to use with my ARM development. I wanted to replace my Segger J-Link Mini EDU (which I got as part of an educational kit) with something less restrictive, so I can run OpenOCD and FOSS other development tools. I read online that you can even flash the Black Magic Probe firmware on them, which I plan to try - but that’s a topic for my next article....

November 21, 2020

Manjaro Sucks!

Intro I recently installed Linux on a couple of my friends' laptops. As they are not very knowledgeable about these things and just wanted something that worked out of the box, I decided to go with Manjaro. Specifically, I decided to try out Manjaro GNOME edition, since I’ve found KDE to be a bit cluttered for my taste. The experience is overall pretty decent, but there are a few things that could definitely be improved....

July 2, 2020