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Andi Altendorfer, e-Matrix Innovations
A playground and sandbox for Altex

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Andi, 2020-08-30
The last couple of weeks I ran ArchLinux and did a lot of “playing around with stuff”. Now, I finally decide, I will use ArchLinux for my daily workstation. I did all of my investigations on a cheep AMD-PC. But now, as I know what I really want to be my workstation looks like, I installed ArchoLinuxD with i3wm on an 10 years old MacBookPro. The old MacBook doesn’t work with current OS X anyways. But look what....
Andi, 2020-03-20
Since I set up my little Linux box- after sticking with Mac for decades -I could manage a simple and easy setup. The only thing that drives me crazy was the lack of “natural scrolling.” After a lot of research, try and fail, and hair scrambling, finally, here is how I managed to get natural scrolling back (for all applications) First, write a simple shell script. # $HOME/bin/natural_scrolling id=`xinput list | grep -i "Wireless Device Mo....
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