Category: Computers

  • Disable mouse acceleration on Mac OS X

    The most annoying thing I encounter when occasionnaly working on a Mac is the mouse acceleration. I found a command line that will disable it but you need to relog after executing it: defaults write -g com.apple.mouse.scaling -1 Note: Don’t touch the mouse settings in Preferences or it will override the above change.

  • Running MySQL Proxy as a daemon

    I had to figure out how to setup mySQL Proxy to run as a daemon (system service). The original information came from this page and has been slightly modified. It is assumed that mySQL Proxy has been installed and the mysql-proxy executable is located at /usr/local/sbin/mysql-proxy. The first file is the init.d launch script: /etc/init.d/mysql-proxy […]

  • (partial) MySQL Proxy API Doc

    I have been working a lot with MySQL proxy lately and trying to figure out how it works is a major PITA. There is virtually no documentation for it and the best way to understand how it actually works is to read the source code. This is a list of API functions discovered by reading […]

  • Activating microphone boost on a Soundblaster Audigy SE in Windows Vista

    Note: This is a repost of the same article, which got deleted when my website was hacked. I just spent over two hours figuring out how to get my microphone to work under windows vista 32bits with my new Soundblaster Audigy SE so I’m writing this blog post in the hopes that it will help […]