The Mac Pro is not a desktop

I’m pretty much over my Mac itch, but I wanted to write this down to really try to convince myself. The Mac Pro is not a desktop, in the traditional PC sense of the desktop. It’s easy to fall into this trap… it looks like a desktop, it has desktop-like hardware, it’s by far the […]

Wheel emulation on a Thinkpad X60 on Ubuntu Intrepid

In the newer Ubuntu’s they’ve moved to evdev, which is a much more dynamic system for configuring input devices. Unfortunately, it doesn’t quite seem to understand that I want wheel emulation on my Thinkpad’s trackpoint. Fortunately, there seems to be a way to set it explicity. I use the following script: #!/bin/sh DEVICEID=3 xinput set-int-prop […]