If you’re looking for how to setup Artix on VULTR this is how to do it – step by step from start to finish.
A Full Desktop in WSL with no SystemD-Genie needed – much easier install than previous tutorials
Want to run a Linux Desktop on your Surface Pro 3 but don’t want to lose Windows? KDE Plasma on WSL works really, really well and here’s how
Install Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Server on Surface Pro – it’s not that hard, but if you need wireless drivers you probably want to read this
Can a broken Surface Pro 4 work as an affordable home security network video recorder? Yes it can, and here’s how
So, if you’ve looked at this website recently you’ll see that I like playing with Linux on my Surface Pro 4. I’ve tried Ubuntu and Fedora 32 with varying levels of success. To be fair, the linux-surface project has done a magnificent job getting Linux to run nicely on the Surface Pro 4 – but there’s a few things missing that are a bit annoying – and some of them are not likely to be resolved. EDIT: 04 Oct 2020 – Updated to include reference to Win-Kex from Kali. Updated to reflect changes to SystemD-Genie EDIT: 05 Oct 2020 – If you prefer KDE Plasma (and I highly recommend it, it works MUCH better on the Surface Pro 3) then have a look here –…
Is Fedora 32 on Surface Pro 4 any good? I think so – here’s some information about it from when I installed it and played
UPDATE: 22 April 2020 OK, so in the article I stated that I used the stock kernel and the touchscreen doesn’t work at all. I’ve since installed the linux-surface/linux-surface kernel and in fact the touchscreen works fantastically well. It indeed, works better for me on Linux than it did on Windows. On Windows I suffered ghost touchscreen inputs, which don’t appear on Linux. Which is weird because I thought it was a hardware problem. Perhaps it’s not. Nevertheless, touch screen DOES work nicely using the Linux-Surface-LTS kernel. I also had to adjust a WiFi setting as it stopped working after a while which wasn’t happening when I wrote this. I’ll put the updates down below though as well. Is The Surface Pro 4 Good For…