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  • How Well Do You Know Your Linux History?
  • Linux 4.5 Input Updates Bring Changes Even For PS/2 Mice

    If you still are relying upon a PS/2 mouse, it really is time to think about upgrading to a USB mouse, but keep reading as there are some changes with Linux 4.5.

    The PS/2 mouse change is that its module has been reworked in order to "limit number of protocols we try on pass-through ports to speed up their detection time." Not too exciting but it's an improvement nevertheless if stuck using this technology dating back to the late 80's.

  • It Looks Like X.Org Might Be Safe For A Few More Years

    As a follow-up to last week's X.Org Might Lose Its Domain Name, where it looked like the X.Org Foundation would lose their single-letter domain unless getting very lucky, they managed to get their domain renewed today. The X.Org Foundation has yet to issue a statement, but perhaps thanks to all the public pressure the past few days had a helping hand in getting the domain situation sorted out in a timely manner.

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Arch Linux on a Lenovo Yoga 900

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