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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 touchpad.sh 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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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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Editing Word “.docx” document with Word 2007 and Word 2010 can lead to missing spaces. Maybe it is just new for me, because I rarely use Word for collaborative document development, but if you don’t know, you should be warned. Editing a “.docx” document with different versions of Word can cause several missing spaces in [...]

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I recently updated Openfire server (we use on SLA@SOI project for components to communicate through PubSub) to version 3.7.0, but the server began crashing (java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: Java heap space) and I had to restart it quite often (couple of times a day). After googlin’ and forum reading I tried with disabling PEP (Admin console > Server [...]

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Recent Java networking problems, anyone?

Thursday, December 24th, 2009

I just noticed that all of a sudden no Java program can access network anymore. After reinstalling a fresh Sun JDK, checking all policies and properties and proxies, none of which helped, I finally managed to ask the all-knowing One the right question. It’s got to do with premature eja… erm … IPv6 exclusivity. Checking [...]

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Linux speed up

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

There has been an interesting discussion in the kernel mailing list on a subject that even though is not new, it never hit the masses because of ignorance and misjudgment. After all, anyone setting up a Linux server probably already makes use of the noatime fstab option whenever possible. atime is the culprit of writing [...]

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I recently started using Google Syntax Highlighter plugin for WordPress and noticed that name and class attributes get removed when a user under author profile saves a post. To fix this you have to edit wp-includes/kses.php file by adding two lines of code ‘pre’ => array( ‘name’ => array(), // added ‘class’ => array(), // [...]

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I recently updated drivers of my Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000 and volume buttons magically stopped working. After Googling for a while I found a solution. To fix the problem run the command below in command line: rundll32.exe hid.dll,HidservInstaller /install

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