xf86-input-synaptics and ThinkPad T440s touchpad

Hello everyone! After the upgrading of the Arch Linux packages on my Lenovo ThinkPad T440s the touchpad did’t work as before. That was due to xf86-input-synaptics fault! For a better understanding, I could not use two finger to copy/paste anymore Continue reading xf86-input-synaptics and ThinkPad T440s touchpad

tar (child): Cannot connect to xxx: resolve failed

I was unpacking a file named something:somethinelse.tar.gz when I got the following error: The reason can be found in the GNU tar documentation If the archive file name includes a colon (`:’), then it is assumed to be a file Continue reading tar (child): Cannot connect to xxx: resolve failed

Enable/Disable Touch-Screen on Arch Linux

Since Linux Kernel 3.2, multitouch devices are handled by the hid-multitouch module. Thus, normally, the touchscreen device of a pc is supported by the newest kernels. To verify that, you have to use the xinput command via bash and obtain Continue reading Enable/Disable Touch-Screen on Arch Linux

Mount partition at startup and get write privileges on GNU/Linux

Normally, when you install any type of operating system, your hard disk is partitioned with one or more OS partitions or data partitions. If you want to read and write data partitions from GNU/Linux OS, you have to follow these Continue reading Mount partition at startup and get write privileges on GNU/Linux