The BIOS and BIOS configuration are stored in non-volatile memory (a Flash memory chip). If you badly configure the BIOS, like I did, you can lock out access to USB and even stop the tablet from booting.
(If you are able to launch Windows it is possible to flash a new BIOS with a Windows utility – search the Chuwi support forum for details.)
If you can’t boot in to Windows then you have to use these flashing tools… Continue reading Chuwi Hi8 BIOS Flashing – what to do when USB OTG is not working and Windows 10 won’t boot
Guiding your mount is pretty much essential for long exposure photography. lin_guider is one of the best solutions for using a guiding camera available to Linux machines.
lin_guider was not available pre-built so I had to build it. It turns out to be very simple to do. Basically there are four simple steps: Continue reading Distro Astro – installing lin_guider
Out-of-the-box Distro Astro has Gnome Desktop Sharing installed. This is great for remote access to your astro-laptop to control telescope, mount and camera from the warmth of your house. (Of course, you need to have booted the astro-laptop and logged in as a user before the remote access can work and you need to arrange it so the laptop is in range of your Wifi network!). Continue reading Distro Astro – remote access with VNC