Tag Archives: Gremlin

Another gremlin visited

It was Sunday evening, I was about to sit down for some entertainment. I have my Ubuntu PC connected to the large screen TV as a second display, and the sound piped through the optical SPDIF output to a 5.1 channel sound system. I turned on the TV and sound system. And I fired up […]

The week when a gremlin visited

Last week, a nasty gremlin stopped by and created havoc in my electronic charged life. It started when my PS/2 keyboard broke. Now, if you are geeky enough to notice the particular phrase, “PS/2 keyboard”, rather than “keyboard” or “USB keyboard”, I should tell you now there is a good reason for this special mention. […]