Category Archives: Linux

libndofdev-0.4 and move to GitHub

By | April 9, 2014

A new release of libndofdev is out. The only new functionality is the support for the 3Dconnexion SpaceBall 5000 device that is widely available on eBay and increased number of buttons (SpaceBall has 12 buttons!). I have moved the repository for this library to GitHub for easier maintenance:


By | August 10, 2010

I have released version libndofdev-0.3 after two years. It seems that the kernel developers have changed the Linux input driver and the SpaceNavigator sends the more logical EV_ABS instead of EV_REL events in recent kernels (confirmed in 2.6.35). This version supports both cases. I have also updated the example in the SpaceNavigator post accordingly. Download… Read More »

Integrating Firefox and Thunderbird in Linux

By | July 23, 2010

How to configure KDE to use Mozilla Thunderbird as an e-mail client. Download the script moztbremote and save it somewhere in your home directory. Let’s assume it is in ~/bin.The script assumes that Thunderbird is started by typing mozilla-thunderbird. This works on older Mandriva Linux. The stock Thunderbird and newer Mandriva (2010 and newer) uses… Read More »

Zaurus (old)

By | July 23, 2010

The story I have bought a Sharp Zaurus SL-C760 PDA from Dynamism Inc some time ago. It is a very nice machine, more like a miniature laptop than a PDA. It has a large (640×480) display and good keyboard. I set up the cross-compilation environment on my desktop PC and I am slowly collecting and… Read More »