linux

Awesome list

Making life easier

This is a personal list of tools and manuals which I probably don’t use daily, but will help a bunch when their purpose is needed. Tools checkinstall - Replaces make install and creates an uninstallable .deb of any ‘regular’ source package. 365 mail forwarding - Allows forwarding of domain mails without a (paid) mailbox in Office 365 appimagelauncher - Properly integrates AppImage applications into the OS. Tricks SSH Reverse Tunnel Use the following to create a reverse tunnel which allows you to reach a service from a remote host, which only your local host can reach. [Read More]

Hi-res scrolling on Linux

Smooth scrolling for all

Various Logitech mice implement hi-res scrolling. This means instead of having the content move for 3 lines for each scroll movement, you can scroll per-pixel using many more precise scroll events sent by the mouse. This gives a precise and smooth experience while scrolling. The following only works for Xorg using a USB connected receiver. Enabling the feature First off, we need to enable this feature. Solaar is able to do so when using the Logitech USB receiver. [Read More]