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How to map mouse wheel to middle click (Logitech M720)

The problem: my new gift, the Logitech M720 (yes, I know, I'm a nerd :-) ) has the middle click wheel with 3 click (one, the actual middle click and the wheel slightly left and right). So, using the middle click to paste from the clipboard is nearly impossible. The solution: I have installed "xev" to record the click generated by the wheel slightly left and right and (more…)

By huntz, ago
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Upgrading Windows XP VMs to 2 CPU

Source: Alex Klink’s tech blog: VirtualBox – upgrading Windows XP VMs to 2 CPU. I repost this tip because it’s very useful and I don’t want to loose it if the source blog disappears 🙂 Symptom: If you had Windows XP VM with only 1 CPU created / virtalized earlier Read more…

By huntz, ago
Apple

Whited00r, new life to old Apple devices

Whited00r is a cool project about iOS modding and firmware cooking for old Apple devices. You can bring new life (and functionality) to products equipped with ARMv6 CPU: iPhone 2G & 3G, iPod Touch 1G & 2G (usually discontinued by Apple). About – Whited00r Community Free iOS Upgrade & Apps.

By huntz, ago
English

Test ESXi 5.1.0 with VirtualBox

You can install VMware ESXi on VirtualBox without having to deal with real hardware. Sure, the performances are not so good, but this setup it’s a little test lab you can use to take confidence with the ESXi platform. The only limitation is you can virtualize only 32bit systems. Not a Read more…

By huntz, ago
Apple

How to use RDP with VirtualBox

Recently using VirtualBox on Mac, I enabled the Remote Desktop Extension but no way to get it working. After a little research I have discovered you must install also the Oracle VM VirtualBox Extension Pack to get the RDP working. Apparently, the Extension Pack must be installed every time you Read more…

By huntz, ago