Tag Archives: Software

Checkbook Register

checkbook-side-smallRecently I used up all the lines in my check register for my checking account.  You usually get a new one when you order new checks but I won’t need to order checks for a while and I didn’t have an extra register laying.  I went to several stores trying to buy a new register but I could not find any.  Then it dawned on me that I could easily make one from a spreadsheet.  This is how I did it and I’ve also included the file for download.  Read on…

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Disable Touchpad – Quick and Dirty Method

TouchpadI got a new laptop the other day and installed Debian Squeeze (“testing” as of this writing) with Gnome 2.26 as a second OS.  As I began typing, the cursor would occasionally jump to random spots causing havoc to my typing.  I hate touchpads in general so I use a USB mouse for all my mousing needs.  There are software solutions to this problem but I could not get any of these to work so I came up with a quick and dirty fix.  Read on…

Updated: 12 July 2010 (Software method)

Updated: 7 Nov. 2011

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