I’ve meaning to link to this piece for a while, but in my new role as a web developer, it takes on additional significance. Even for developers who aren’t targeting “third-world” users, the reality is that sometimes Internet links are slow, and building websites and web-based products that function admirably when bandwidth is severely limited should be one of our priorities. Click through for some good ideas on how to do this.
This is such a serious #firstworldproblem you probably don’t even know what I’m talking about.
That’s OK. Wait for the next post. Google will bring my Linux desktop-loving geek friends to this one.
It’s a pretty easy fix on Ubuntu 14.04. Create a file called
/etc/modprobe.d/wlan.conf with this inside:
options iwlwifi led_mode=1
And reboot. Your WiFi LED should stay on when you’re connected. Without blinking.
Thank you, other blogger.