Fixing fn button controls on your POP_OS laptop post-update 18.10

I’ve been using my XPS 13 developer machine more and more over the past few months after recently installing POP_OS (Ubuntu based with a very nice and usable Gnome 3 theme). Last week I updated to POP_OS 18.10, which brought lots of changes. One of those unexpected changes was the function (F buttons) stopped controlling […]

The Open Sourced User Centred Designer – Introduction

Hello, I’m Bernard I’m a user centred designer. I work mainly as a user researcher and interaction designer. In my day job, I work in a UK government department. I spend my days mostly doing: user research to build services that are sometimes completely digital, and sometimes a mixture of digital and non-digital interaction design […]

Installing Trisquel GNU/Linux on a MacBook Pro

If you try to install Trisquel 7.0 1)Trisquel Operating System website: on a MacBook Pro using Virtual Box 2)Virtual Box website:, you’ll run into a problem. When you configure the VM, and go to start it, you’ll get the following error: This kernel requires the following features not present on the CPU: pae. […]