Trackpoint scrolling on Ubuntu suddenly stopped working

After updating to xorg-edgers, i lost the trackpoint scrolling feature. So I went into /etc/X11/xorg.conf and added this:

And bang, it worked again. Magic.

High DPI displays are coming fast, will it scale well on Linux?

With new Haswell ultrabooks just around the corner I really have my doubts how good GUI scaling will work on GNOME / KDE / Everyone else. Acer Aspire S7 has a 2560×1440 panel, Fujitsu Lifebook UH 90/L sports A MASSIVE 3200×1800 panel. The new ultrabooks are starting to look very nice, but it won’t help […]

Unigine Heaven Benchmark 4.0

Unigine benchmark results Unigine Heaven Benchmark 4.0 FPS: 39.1 Score: 985 Min FPS: 7.5 Max FPS: 100.4 System Platform: Linux 3.8.0-18-generic x86_64 CPU model: AMD FX(tm)-8320 Eight-Core Processor (3515MHz) x8 GPU model: GeForce GTX 670 PCI Express 313.30 (2048MB) x1 Settings Render: OpenGL Mode: 1920×1080 fullscreen Preset Custom Quality Ultra Tessellation: Extreme Powered by UNIGINE […]

Thinkpad Fan, Archived if site dies. By Kristian Holsheimer, January 2013 http://staff.science.uva.nl/~kholshei/thinkfan_guide/

This is quick set up guide to control your laptop’s fan speed running Ubuntu Linux. by Kristian Holsheimer, January 2013 This is essentially a translated version of this guide, which was written in German. Before you go on, I would like to make clear that I will not be held accountable for any damage to your machine […]