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A fast way to sync local files with Proton Drive? (here exploring rclone)

I want to create a sync system between newly available Proton Drive and my local filesystem. However, since it's very new, it's only barely supported by rclone (I'm lucky to be on openSUSE Tumbleweed ...
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How to add mega repo in Arch Linux

How can I add the Mega repository to Arch Linux? Already add this in my pacman.conf [DEB_Arch_Extra] SigLevel = Required TrustedOnly Server = https://mega.nz/linux/MEGAsync/Arch_Extra/$arch But I am ...
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Command to toggle on/off touchpad in Xfce

I have found similar questions: How can I set a keyboard shortcut to toggle on/off e.g. the trackpad? and How to set a toggle on linux (True or False) bash command? But these are gnome-based, their ...
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How to disable left edge scrolling in touchpad with synclient command?

I have disabled the right edge scrolling in touchpad by running: synclient VertEdgeScroll=0 But, this only disables the right edge scrolling, my left edge can still scroll. I have no ideas why. I ...
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How can I disable my Lenovo touchpad with i3?

I would like to disable my touchpad with i3. Previously I was using XFCE and I was using the GUI to do this. How can I do this in i3 too?
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How can I enable/disable the synaptics touchpad in Debian 9 with libinput?

I recently upgraded from Debian 8, to Debian 9 stretch. Apparently they no longer utilize synaptics /synclient to control touch-pad input. What I am looking for is a simple command to enable or ...
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Add real dead zone in Synaptics Touchpad Driver

I know this has been asked a lot before, but after 2 days of reading I still have not found a fix. I have a new Dell XPS 15 which does not have physical buttons on the touchpad. The problem is that if ...
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synclient does not find synaptics properties despite Synaptics Touchpad in xinput list

I upgraded my Fedora notebook to Fedora 22 yesterday. With that, synclient stopped working: Couldn't find synaptics properties. No synaptics driver loaded? Nevertheless, xinput list shows: ⎡ ...
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Synaptics touchpad loses its settings intermittently

From time to time, the Synaptics touchpad on my Samsung N145 Plus will lose "advanced features", like scroll area on the right side. I used to have a script to take care of this, IIRC by doing sudo ...
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Touchpad absolute coordinates

Since a while ago, synclient no longer supports the -m (monitor) option (that could be used to obtain absolute coordinates from a touchpad). I'm looking for a good, portable way to obtain absolute ...
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Xmodmap on bashrc not working [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why won’t my xmodmap command run on startup/login? I have my .bashrc file with the three following commands: xmodmap ~/.xmodmap synclient TapButton2=2 synclient ClickFinger2=...
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How to create script that toggles one value in synclient?

I use synclient touchpadoff=1 to disable touchpad and synclient touchpadoff=0 to enable touchpad. $synclient | grep TouchpadOff TouchpadOff = 1 I'd like to create script that will ...
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Power saving enables touchpad

I've installed power saving packages (bumblebee, laptop-mode-tools, and cpufreq) to my laptop with Debian Wheezy. Thanks to that I decrease power usage from 32W to 10W. But now I faced the issue that ...
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Thinkpad disable TrackPoint

I have a new thinkpad x220t running Arch Linux. There seems to be a problem in the products hardware architecture as the TrackPoint is moving when you convert the thinkpad into tablet mode and put ...
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