Monthly Archives: February 2009

Adjusting mouse and touchpad speed in xorg.conf

My Dell XPS M1210 had received an install of Ubuntu *the* day it arrived. But the mouse and touchpad always accelerated at different speeds. The problem is that when I go to Mouse Preferences, I can only adjust cursor speed, not the speed of individual movement sources. After a lot of searching here are the […]

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Retheaming Ubuntu – Part 1

The default look of Ubuntu can sometimes be a bit off-putting for a new user who is used to the flashy looks of OSX and Vista. And to customise the look of Ubuntu from boot to desktop can be a daunting task for new users. From boot time there are three main themes that you […]

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