Tag Archives: Linux

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 »

“Vim is hard to use!”

Those who know me won’t be surprised that I’m a big Vim fan. Unfortunately there’re still people out there who either think Vim is hard to use or say that Vim is for geeks only. Let me try to clarify a bit and tell you why that’s not the case.