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Update lenovo/thinkpad BIOS using USB Flash

Download firmware in .iso format (BIOS bootable update CD)dnf install geteltoritogeteltorito -o bios.img j5uj62wd.isoPlug USB flash, umount manually if mounted, find out the device name (dmesg)Write bios.img to usb flash disk, be careful about device name, for example /dev/sdb, all data in USB flash will be deleted
dd if=bios.img of=/dev/sdb bs=1MBoot and enter Setup, make sure system can boot in Legacy mode
UEFI / Legacy = both
Priority = Legacy First
CSM = yesSave and boot using USB flash

Ref:
https://workaround.org/article/updating-the-bios-on-lenovo-laptops-from-linux-using-a-usb-flash-stick/


Update grub config and update initramfs in Fedora

Tune grub config in: /etc/default/grub and /etc/grub.d/*

Update grub config: grub2-mkconfig -o /boot/efi/EFI/fedora/grub.cfg

To update initramfs run: dracut -fv

Theme for Thunderbird mail client

Cool theme for  Thunderbird mail client:


Monterail Full Dark 1.1.2 by conema

Monterail Full Dark, a Thunderbird theme inspired by the mockup of Monterail


To install, search Add On from Thunderbird mail or

visit: https://addons.thunderbird.net/en-US/thunderbird/addon/monterail-fulldark

Another good gnome theme (Fedora)

Image
Use this combination:
Adapta Papirus iconRoboto fonts To install theme, i'm using Fedora 28:

$ dnf install adapta-gtk-theme
Install icon:

$ dnf copr enable dirkdavidis/papirus-icon-theme
$ dnf install papirus-icon-theme
Change settings using Tweaks: