Tag: linux

  • Realtek 8188FU USB WiFi Adapter on Raspberry Pi

    The Realtek 8188FU chipset is used in a number of generic low-cost USB Wireless Adapters. It supports 802.11n standard, operates at 2.4 GHz and 150 Mbps connectivity. Unfortunately, it is not supported by default in the current Linux kernel 4.x series. This article chronicles my adventures to get it working on Raspberry Pi.

  • Script to Stress CPU and Log Temperatures

    I keep tinkering with computers, be it Servers, Desktops, Laptops or Single Board Computers like the Raspberry Pi. Of keen interest to me is the thermal performance of these devices. Most new devices implement thermal throttling and start stifling CPU performance if the temperature of the CPU touches the maximum levels. Detecting such incidences is […]