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Ubuntu

How to enable two finger scroll on a laptop touch pad in Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid

Post date: August 14, 2010, 01:08 Category: Hardware Views: 3179 Comments
Tutorial quote: Simple steps on how to enable two finger scroll on a laptop running Ubuntu 10 (lucid) like an Apple.
Linux

Share A Keyboard And Mouse Between Systems With Synergy

Post date: June 7, 2010, 17:06 Category: Hardware Views: 3828 Comments
Tutorial quote: If you have multiple machines in the same workspace, you probably use a KVM to manage them -- or maybe you even have multiple keyboards and mice. There's a better way! Synergy lets you share a single keyboard and mouse between multiple networked machines. It's even cross-platform!
OpenSUSE

Baobab - Disk Analysis tool in openSUSE (GNOME/KDE4)

Post date: November 11, 2008, 22:11 Category: Hardware Views: 5590 Comments
Tutorial quote: Baobab is a C/gtk+ application to analyse disk usage in any Gnome environment. Baobab can easily scan either the whole filesystem tree, or a specific user-requested directory branch either on the local system or on a remote system.
Fedora

Manage Your Mobile Phone With Wammu Via Bluetooth On Fedora 8

Post date: November 27, 2007, 10:11 Category: Hardware Views: 6193 Comments
Tutorial quote: This document describes how to manage your mobile phone with Wammu via bluetooth on Fedora 8. Depending on the manufacturer and model of your mobile phone, you will be able to retrieve your contacts (SIM & phone), calls, messages, todos, calendar and system information. You can also create contacts, events, todos and messages or manage data backups. In addition you can use the bluetooth manager to access your mobile phone like a standard storage media or use the Gnome phone manager for realtime messaging.
Debian

Using ATA Over Ethernet On Debian Etch

Post date: October 17, 2007, 11:10 Category: Hardware Views: 5817 Comments
Tutorial quote: Imagine you have a machine with all of its disk full and another with unused gigabytes, and you do not want to move the data from one to the other. Why not use the second's disk on the first, you could do it with iSCSI, but you can do it with ATA over Ethernet (AoE) as well. It is the second method I will explain in this article. All of this was made with two computers running Debian Etch.
Ubuntu

Tweaking your Synaptics Touchpad (laptops) : Ubuntu (6.06.1 / 6.10)

Post date: December 11, 2006, 15:12 Category: Hardware Views: 6204 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial will outline how to configure your synaptics touchpad (for laptops) via a nice pretty GUI interface. Allowing configuration for general settings (on / off, etc) to scrolling and tapping. You can even change the settings so that you can do a 360 around your touchpad to scroll up/down!
Ubuntu

Support for 5-button mouse in Firefox : Ubuntu (6.06.1 / 6.10)

Post date: December 4, 2006, 08:12 Category: Hardware Views: 5916 Comments
Tutorial quote: Set your 5 (or more) button mouse for use in Ubuntu's release of Firefox in less than 5 steps. Includes step by step instructions. Should take less than 5 minutes.
Ubuntu

Configuring Logitech mice in Ubuntu 6.06

Post date: September 18, 2006, 14:09 Category: Hardware Views: 6184 Comments
Tutorial quote: This is my guide on how to get all the buttons working properly on a logitech mouse, how to use lmctl to enable the higher resolutions and cruise control and how to get the side mouse buttons to make forwards and back work in Nautilus, Epiphany, Konqueror, etc.
Debian

SMS Daemon

Post date: August 12, 2006, 18:08 Category: Hardware Views: 6029 Comments
Tutorial quote: So you've got a webserver and you'd like to be able to send/receive SMS? You've seen adverts that read "Send FOO to to get ..." and would like something similar? With the gnokii package and a supported phone you should be able to do all that and more.
Debian

Mounting a CF card via PCMCIA adapter

Post date: June 16, 2006, 21:06 Category: Hardware Views: 16728 Comments
Tutorial quote: This article details the steps taken to transport photos from the compact flash card of my camera onto one of my systems for archival and display.
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