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Information on Tools helping you to get along with your Thinkpad.


  • tpb (Thinkpad buttons)
  • tp-scroll (Use trackpoint and middle button to scroll vertically. You may also use the built-in EmulateWheel option in both XFree86 and XOrg.)
  • configure-trackpoint (GUI TrackPoint configuration tool for the TrackPoint driver for 2.6 linux kernel)
  • Linux Trackpoint Utilities (An earlier trackpoint configuration tool)


  • radeontool (Tool for enabling/disabling background light and external video)
  • atitvout (Tool to control TV out)
  • rovclock (Tool to under/overclock Radeon cards)

Power Management


  • ifplugd (Daemon to reconfigure your network settings on cable (un)plugging)
  • waproamd (Daemon for Wireless roaming with automatic WEP key handling)
  • Wpa_supplicant (waproamd's successor, can handle WPA)
  • ifmetric (Tool to help set different route metrics for WLAN/cable connections, to be used in conjunction with ifplugd and waproamd)