Re: Switching off "click" on a Powerbook G3 trackpad

Subject: Re: Switching off "click" on a Powerbook G3 trackpad
From: Dan (
Date: Tue Aug 10 1999 - 11:32:29 MDT

On Mon, 9 Aug 1999, Graham Leggett wrote:

> Dan Burcaw wrote:
> > Ok.. it'll be in /pub/yellowdog/devel/misc... file trackpad.c
> > compile it with: egcs -o trackpad trackpad.c
> > chown root.root trackpad and move it to /usr/bin
> Cool! Any idea when it will be there... I took a look and the "misc"
> directory doesn't exist, unless I'm looking in the wrong place...

I got it from here :

I copied the trackpad-r5 to /usr/local/bin/trackpad

But then found that to be able to use it from other than root-user,
you need to "chmod a+x /dev/adb"

Is there any significant danger in doing that ?

BTW, this page:
... has lots of good stuff about Linux on a G3

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