Category Archives: Arch

ThinkPad HDD Led

On some (any?) new ThinkPad models, Lenovo has chosen not to add a hdd-led. E.g. on my new ThinkPad Edge E540.

Who is used to look at this led, when pc is stuck (it doesen’t change anything, but it is nice to know if it is working), will shurely miss it someday.

Under linux it is very simple to control the led, Lenovo uses as tittle on the ThinkPad logo. Continue reading

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Screen tearing the second

After I switched my distro to arch linux, I had my  screen tearing problems back. This time under gnome shell.

To resolve this issue, just add the following line:

CLUTTER_PAINT=disable-clipped-redraws:disable-culling

in:

/etc/environment

and reboot.