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Following operation only takes effect in Xorg. If you are in Wayland, you need to log out and switch to a Xorg session. First, you need to find out device ID of your touchpad: $ xinput list This command will give you something like : ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ↳ […]

LXQT’s default panel does not contain a ram monitor and besides, I don’t like its CPU monitor. So I installed Multiload-ng. This widget has fancy colors, and some problem happened to it. LXQT’s World clock which is located behind Multiload-ng changes its width frequently according to the numbers. This causes instability to Multiload-ng’s color, some […]

The previous article (lubuntu’s panel keeps in top of all windows) explains how to restrain LXDE’s panel in the bottom layer by editing lxde-rc.xml. A similar method is available in LXQT. The only difference is the ‘name’ property of the ‘application’ tag. Comment information at the start of application part explained how to find applications’ […]

With some certain files, my LibreOffice impress crashes every time when I click the show button. I started LibreOffice in the terminal in order to catch some error message. I got the following report: soffice.bin: cairo-ft-font.c:576: _cairo_ft_unscaled_font_create_internal: Assertion `unscaled->base.hash_entry.hash == key.base.hash_entry.hash’ failed. It seems that it has something to do with fonts. I did some tests and […]

Resized EFI partition today, and failed to enter windows. I got this error message: the boot configuration data for your pc is missing or contains errors I tried several methods to repair it but none of them helps. Then I realized that the EFI partition may be corrupted. So, I deleted the EFI partition completely […]

I’ve got some memory intensive works to do recently. So I managed to log in to lxde desktop again last night after repairing a long-pending black screen problem by just uninstalling Nvidia driver. However, I came up with a new problem this morning. After I set wallpaper on an external monitor, the desktop-preference program crashed by […]

Upgraded My Fedora to 26 today and found my VMplaye-12.5.7 can not be started on Fedora 26. So I reinstalled vmplayer with version 14. VMplayer14 started properly, but when I started a VM, an error occurred as ” The virtual machine is unable to reserve memory“. I tried several times, it reported either ” The virtual machine […]

As synaptics is no longer available for controlling touchpad, we have to use xinput instead. First, use command : xinput list to display all input devices and find out touchpad’s number. In my system the result is: ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer id=4 [slave pointer (2)] […]