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How to disable Unity default multi-touch gestures in Ubuntu

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You might want to disable Unity built-in 3-fingers and 4-fingers multitouch handling. Maybe you do not like how the touchpad/trackpad gestures are handled in Unity, or you just want to install Touchégg. I have just updated my post to setup OS X-like multitouch gestures for Macbook Pros running Ubuntu. It should now work for any modern Ubuntu release, from 12.10 to the latest 13.04 Raring Ringtail...

Apache, PHP, MySQL slow under Windows 8. How to fix.

I recently escaped from Apple based computers to go back to normal laptops. I purchased a very powerful Lenovo ThinkPad W530. It is a war machine. I am so happy and satisfied with it that I will even keep Windows 8 Professional for a while. I will then switch back to my beloved GNU/Linux as well. Meanwhile, I still have to accomplish many development task, some of which are classic web...

Hp nx6325 (and friends) thermal problems solved

Hp nx6325 (and friends) thermal problems solved Update 06-03-2007: You won’t need this script with a kernel >= 2.6.21. Update 04-21-2007: I heard that you won’t need this script with a 2.6.21 kernel, I´m using a 2.6.20 kernel and the problem still exists. Update 12-25-2006: Renamed the script as fancontrol-bd, because there already exists a program called fancontrol, written in perl Update 12-14...

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dgraziotin

Dr. Daniel Graziotin is a senior researcher (Akademischer Rat) at the University of Stuttgart, Germany. His research interests include human, behavioral, and psychological aspects of empirical software engineering, studies of science, and open science. He is associate editor at the Journal of Open Research Software and academic editor at the Research Ideas and Outcomes (RIO) journal. Daniel was awarded an Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship for postdoctoral researchers in 2017, the European Design Award (bronze) in 2016, and the Data Journalism Award in 2015. He received his Ph.D. in computer science at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy.