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

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 […]