Contorted CD ripping

On December 24th, I got the Namasté CD from Steve Trottier. I was in Chambly, away from my main computer, so unable to easily rip the disk and I wanted to listen to it on my way to Mauricie or back to Montreal. My parents were not interested in listening to it so I could… Continue reading Contorted CD ripping

The power of i7

Yesterday, I got truly impressed after months of disappointment about performance. I was trying to reinstall Myst IV and have some nostalgic fun with it, but this time, Windows 8.1 decided that it wouldn’t start the autorun program on the DVD. There was no other setup program on the disk, so I had to either… Continue reading The power of i7

Preliminary results with Ubuntu booting on Mac

After my more and more frustrating failures with Mac OS X, I wanted to do something to give a second life to this apparently dead system. My previous attempts and research about Ubuntu installation on MacBook Pro 2006 have been a real disaster. But this evening’s attempt is a step toward success! I first downloaded… Continue reading Preliminary results with Ubuntu booting on Mac

MacTracker report about my MacBook Pro

OVERVIEW Introduced    October 2006 Discontinued    June 2007 Model Identifier    MacBookPro2,2 Model Number    A1211 EMC    2120 Order Number    MA609LL/A (2.16 GHz), MA610LL/A (2.33 GHz) Initial Price    $1,999 (2.16 GHz) $2,499 (2.33 GHz) Support Status    Obsolete Case    Lightweight aluminum alloy Weight and Dimensions    5.6 lbs., 1″ H x 14.1″ W x 9.6″ D PROCESSOR Processor    Intel Core… Continue reading MacTracker report about my MacBook Pro

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