Archive for February, 2014

Thinkpad x120e mouse issue

February 5, 2014 Leave a comment

Seems like after recent kernel and/or driver updates Thinkpad x120e has mouse issues on linux. Issues include malfunctioning mouse buttons, continuous button clicks etc… Here is solution disable touchpad and/or trackpoint.

$ xinput
⎡ Virtual core pointer                          id=2    [master pointer  (3)]
⎜   ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer                id=4    [slave  pointer  (2)]
⎜   ↳ TPPS/2 IBM TrackPoint                     id=11   [slave  pointer  (2)]
⎜   ↳ SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad                id=10   [slave  pointer  (2)]
⎣ Virtual core keyboard                         id=3    [master keyboard (2)]
    ↳ Virtual core XTEST keyboard               id=5    [slave  keyboard (3)]
    ↳ Power Button                              id=6    [slave  keyboard (3)]
    ↳ Video Bus                                 id=7    [slave  keyboard (3)]
    ↳ Sleep Button                              id=8    [slave  keyboard (3)]
    ↳ AT Translated Set 2 keyboard              id=9    [slave  keyboard (3)]
    ↳ ThinkPad Extra Buttons                    id=12   [slave  keyboard (3)]

Disable whichever you prefer

$ xinput --disable 10



Mount Buffalo LinkStation Duo to linux

February 5, 2014 Leave a comment

mount -t cifs //buffalo_ip/media/ /mnt/media/ -o username=buffalo_user,password=buffalo_pass,uid=linuxusername,file_mode=0644,dmode=0755

dont forget to change drive/folder names according to your setup

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