Upgraded to Ubuntu 19.04 and lost Lenovo trackpoint and touchpad

There seems to be a problem with the kernel on 19.04.After upgrading from Ubuntu 18.10 to 19.04 on my Lenovo Thinkpad L580 and lost both Trackpoint and the Touchpad. Only external mice worked. Checking xinput shows that its not even there: Some guy had similar problems and ran this command to get the elantech driver […]

Mac Samba Share Filenames Mangled / Obfuscated

To fix this you need at least Samba 4.3, they did some cool stuff in vfs_fruit. Then you add this in your share in the samba config.

Now folders and filenames should look normal, and large folders should open up faster.

Getting output from SSH commands in Ruby

I usually do SSH in to servers to check if things are okay with raid and shit. But now I’m going hardcore, with Ruby. First add NOPASSWD to sudoers to get what commands you want working without password in sudo, with “sudo visudo” You can probably skip passwords with ssh-copy-id.

This code SSH’s into the […]

Ubuntu 14.10: You will probably just stick with LTS

After trying out the 14.10 Final Beta I came you realize that this release will probably be the most boring Ubuntu release in several years. It is so boring that even the wallpaper remains the same. The Unity desktop environment gets some patches, they bump the package versions in the repos and dump in a […]

Gnome-Shell and Intel HD Graphics SNA is shit

SNA is Sandybridge’s New Acceleration which came after UXA and is meant to increase performance. But SNA has problems with performance drops when doing VSYNC on some hardware, atleast on my HD4400. Is this in games?.. well no. The performance drop is in Gnome-Shell itself, with stuttering and lag on certain animations. Here is the fix, […]

Every Linux Distro Needs infinality

infinality is a set of Freetype patches that really makes fonts look astonishing and is available on most distributions. Why on earth distributions don’t use it as default it really strange, since default font rendering is utter shit most of the time. A distribution with the infinality patches renders fonts better than OS X and Windows, […]