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April, 2018

Linux toolchain test builds (e.g. gcc versions)

https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-toolchain-r/+archive/ubuntu/test This might be required for VMware workstation 12, 14, … If you see vmware suck at “Waiting for connection”, try running “sudo vmware” this did fix it for me and others. (Source: https://communities.vmware.com/thread/573634)

Linux on LENOVO Thinkpad Carbon X1 2018 G6 Gen6 6th Gen (hiDPI changes, BIOS upgrade, Spectre/Meltdown, synaptics touchpad driver, wifi, etc.)

Login Screen: i don’t want the hidpi scaling here, because it’s getting to big, thus: sudo vi /usr/share/glib-2.0/schemas/org.gnome.desktop.interface.gschema.xml change

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Touchpad / Trackpad I’m using the synaptics driver, same settings as with my T450s. I had to disable the Trackpoint in BIOS to make it work, please have a look on Arch Wiki […]