Category Archives: Computing

Use Konica-Minolta C220 Bizhub printer with Linux Mint 16 Cinnamon 64 bit – Success!

This is a rehash of a previous post in which I described how I got LM14 and a KM C220 Bizhub working nicely together. This success is now even simpler with LM16 Petra Cinnamon 64 bit as the LSB is now … Continue reading

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Connect to two Netgear Stora NAS, also with mobile…

Yippee! As an avid NAS user I just found out how to, and actually did, access the Albums and Media Library sections of my Stora from my mobile phone! All the files on it are available; pix, music, vids, the … Continue reading

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Once upon a time

Once upon a time there was a site named http://anandesh.wordpress.com/ where it was postulated that “Stuff happens”. Now that “Stuff” happens elsewhere. Here!

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LibreOffice – Change language and from U.S. Customary to Metric units, Letter to A4

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Linux in public service

Unbelievable? You’d better believe it! The City of Munich has completed the migration to Linux of 15,000 desktops! An interesting short read of a decade long project. If you want to stretch your German here’s the original article. You could also offer it to Google Translate… A longer report is here with a concluding … Continue reading

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Konica-Minolta Bizhub C220 printer on 64 bit Linux Mint 14 MATE – The Final Solution…? For Linux Mint 15 Olivia too!

Well, maybe I wrote too soon: the previous entry has proved to have no sustainability! Having gone round in circles, tried older drivers (Bizhub C250) and generally flailed about and asked for help – I even tried our local representation … Continue reading

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The i7 Sandy Bridge Machine

If you read the post about the computer I designated “beast” then you’ll know that I also utilized an OWC SSD in that build. Time brings change with it and firmware updates too. So that SSD had one due, but OWC … Continue reading

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Konica-Minolta Bizhub C220 on Linux Mint 14 64 MATE

I do believe I found a solution for my problem with printing from Linux Mint 14 MATE 64 bit to a networked Konica-Minolta Bizhub C220. I downloaded the file openprinting-ppds-postscript-konica-minolta_20130226-1lsb3.2_all.deb from here,. I suppose I should have taken it from … Continue reading

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i7 it is, and SandyBridge to boot

So, I’ve decided to build a new computer! It’s been a while – now some five years since the last new one which has a Pentium D 3.4GHz CPU. The new beast’s parts that I already have are: Case Corsair … Continue reading

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Konica Minolta bizhub C220 network printer on Linux Mint

Well, I just got our Konica-Minolta C220 network printer set up to work with Linux Mint 13 Maya 64bit. The drivers available with the Linux distribution are not suitable. Nevertheless, the only really confusing part is that CUPS versions and … Continue reading

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