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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 […]

DNSleak test, VPN leak test: 23% of VPNs are leaking users’ IPs via WebRTC

Test your DNS lookups: https://www.dnsleaktest.com/ Test your VPN connection: https://ip.voidsec.com/ Full article: https://voidsec.com/vpn-leak/ Advice from article: * Disable WebRTC * Disable JavaScript (or use NoScript) * Disable Canvas Rendering * Always set a DNS fallback for every connection/adapter * Always kill all your browsers istances before and after a VPN connection * Clear browser cache, […]

GNU/Linux Spectre and Meltdown checker

https://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/check-linux-server-for-spectre-meltdown-vulnerability/ Thinkpads need a BIOS upgrade, see: https://blog.b-nm.at/2017/01/06/lenovo-thinkpad-t450s-bios-update-with-bootable-usb-memory-stick-drive/ If it’s still vulnerably try:

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