Category Archives: General

Thank you!

I just wanted to say “Thank you” to all of my readers! I got a lot of feedback, and some of the articles were the initial impulse for some people to rethink about their code and try different approaches. I also received the second transaction from Leanpub this week, which makes about $100 in total!… Read More »

Fix touchpad tapping with Elantech devices and others

I got a new Asus EeePC netbook that has an Elantech touchpad device installed. It works out of the box with my Debian GNU/Linux installation, however the tapping is not working. To make it work again you probably have to rebind the TapButtonX settings that are set to 0.

Add it to your session start-up… Read More »

Restore iPod Shuffle

Today when my girlfriend went to bed, she screamed “Can you come over here, my iPod’s flashing!”. I took the device and indeed it was flashing red and green accordingly. I plugged it in to see if the music got lost or the index got corrupted (I’ve never used iTunes, but a program called rebuild_db.exe),… Read More »