Touchpad tap

My ThinkPad x230 is running CRUX, with packages installed from my own custom repository. Things seem to work just fine, however, the touchpad did not behave nicely out-of-the-box, as was the case with Slackware. Tapping did not work, I had to press instead.
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Reboot instead of shut down

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad S430 laptop. Occasionally, when I want to shut down the machine, it would power off and a second later turn on again. Seems to happen more often when using the battery, but I am not sure. I am using XFCE and this happens when I select shut down from the Log out menu. This behaviour can be really annoying if you are on a hurry… Read the rest of this entry »

Touchpad scroll

My old laptop’s touchpad works but the scroll does not. I’ve been lazy to fix it, but finally peeked at Arch linux’ wiki. So, I just copied the example .conf file /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/50-synaptics.conf to /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d and modified it according to the wiki example: Read the rest of this entry »