(X)ubuntu cpufreq and cpufreqd (adventures in cooling)
My long-serving and, until now, totally reliable laptop started to misbehave last week. Working from home demanded that I install some new software, which I initially blamed for the system crashes. But the problem persisted when I removed the newcomers and a little digging revealed that the processor was overheating.
I’ve been messing around with the 123D Circuits Arduino emulator today. For the most part I like it, probably because it’s saved me from the cost of buying an Arduino Starter Kit. The code editor seems to faithfully reproduce the Arduino environment. Given that my main motivation was to find a way to sharpen up…