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Disable Trackpad Tap to click Ubuntu and HP Pavillion

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Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Synaptics Touchpad"
Driver "synaptics"
Option "SendCoreEvents" "true"
Option "Device" "/dev/psaux"
Option "Protocol" "auto-dev"
Option "HorizEdgeScroll" "0"
Option "MaxTapTime" "0"

Link to twitter status message from Drupal twitter module repost

Link twitter status messages to the twitter account display of these status messages.


Edit the view Twitter module created at admin/build/views/edit/tweets. For Agaric's purposes in this case we chose to edit the default settings for the view (the "Tweets" display).

Add the fields:

Twitter: Login name Login name
Twitter: Status ID Status ID

For both, select "exclude from display".

complex view example

$view = new view;
$view->name = 'contributions';
$view->description = 'Articles and Commentary';
$view->tag = 'content type';
$view->view_php = '';
$view->base_table = 'node';
$view->is_cacheable = FALSE;
$view->api_version = 2;
$view->disabled = FALSE; /* Edit this to true to make a default view disabled initially */
$handler = $view->new_display('default', 'Defaults', 'default');
$handler->override_option('fields', array(
'nid' => array(
'label' => 'Nid',

Installing Tweetdeck on Ubuntu 9.04 64bit

So you wanna get TweetDeck rocking out on Ubuntu 9.04 64 bit?

First, you have to get Adobe Air installed:

Grabbed most of the important bits from


SSH agent forwarding on Mac OS X debugging

ssh -v agaric-production

OpenSSH_5.1p1, OpenSSL 0.9.7l 28 Sep 2006
debug1: Reading configuration data /Users/ben/.ssh/config
debug1: Applying options for agaric-production
debug1: Reading configuration data /etc/ssh_config
debug1: Connecting to [] port 22.
debug1: Connection established.
debug1: identity file /home/ben/.ssh/id_dsa type -1
debug1: Remote protocol version 2.0, remote software version OpenSSH_5.1p1 Debian-5
debug1: match: OpenSSH_5.1p1 Debian-5 pat OpenSSH*

Adding (verifying) your Drupal site to Google's Webmaster Tools

I don't see an API for your entire Google account coming soon, or Google should already be able to skip the verification step for sites using Google analytics.

So the easiest way is to make a new node or create a new path alias to an existing page with the path that google wants: googleed909f3ff5bcb87e.html in this case.

And delete it afterward.


Views 2 Theming - The Presentation

the slides for my presentation on Views2 Theming given at design 4 drupal at the MIT Stata Center on June 13th, 2009 in room 141....

Jamaica Plain Meetup in Roxbury reportback

Report-back on Jamaica Plain Drupal Café.

I tried to sell everybody on funding Decisionmaking API. No checks were handed over on the spot.

Question came up about handling large vocabularies, and I referred the questioners to the modules of Simon Rycroft:

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