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Archive for September, 2011

Two finger gestures in Lenovo IdeaPad S10-3

Thursday, September 29th, 2011

So you installed Ubuntu or any other distribution, and don’t have two finger scroll and middle click? Here’s a quick-and-dirt solution. First create a script with the following text: #!/bin/bash synclient LockedDrags=false synclient VertEdgeScroll=true synclient HorizEdgeScroll=false synclient TapButton1=1 synclient LTCornerButton=2 synclient MaxDoubleTapTime=120 synclient TapButton2=2 synclient TapButton3=3 synclient EmulateTwoFingerMinZ=20 synclient EmulateTwoFingerMinW=5 synclient AreaBottomEdge=4200 # comment [...]

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Gazela award 2011!

Friday, September 16th, 2011

XLAB is the best company in central Slovenia. Read more…

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Welcome from my home…

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

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There’s a Blob in my Android

Wednesday, September 7th, 2011

It turns out that storing large blobs in Android’s sqlite3 database is not quite straightforward. The blobs (say, a few megabytes in size) get stored all right, however, what’s the point in storing things you never retrieve? So, we attempt to retrieve this little blob of ours; the usual, straightforward Java-bound sqlite3 way (inside an [...]

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Word 2010 refuses to save *.docx

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

Last Friday, when I just wanted to save a *.docx document at the end of the day, I got the system message … ERROR: A file error has occurred… … resulting in no word file created (a file existed, but the size was 0 Kb). Well, Microsoft is funny – at the end of the [...]

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So you installed Office 2007 through Wine (or perhaps PlayOnLinux) and nothing happens when you run PowerPoint? Try running it from the command line, probably with something like this: $ cd ~/.wine/drive_c/Program Files/Microsoft Office/Office12/ $ ./POWERPNT.EXE Don’t panic if you; like I did, get and error like: fixme:heap:HeapSetInformation 0×110000 1 (nil) 0 fixme:heap:HeapSetInformation 0×110000 1 [...]

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You can’t see the latest series in Hulu because you are not in the USA? You need to keep the government (or anyone) from knowing what you do in the Internet and who you talk to? Are you trying to reach content that is censored in your country? Are you starting a revolution such as [...]

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Who’s swapping into my swap?

Thursday, September 1st, 2011

This little script might come in handy at times …

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