NVidia Driver on Linux-4.11.1

Problem: after installing linux kernel 4.11.1, the dkms package of the nvidia driver does not compile. You find some cryptic error message about ./Kbuild in  /var/lib/dkms/nvidia-current/375.39/build/make.log Solution: I uninstalled the debian nvidia package and installed the newer driver from the NVidia homepage: aptitude remove nvidia-installer-cleanup ./NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-375.66.run After this upgrade nvidia and linux 4.11.1 works again Versions: before upgrade jessie …

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Openbox goes weird with R.A.T.5 Mad Catz

Problem: when you connect the Mad Catz R.A.T.5 mouse to a Linux box running openbox window manager, the window handling stops working. Sometimes mouse follow focus does not work, sometimes even  clicking a window cannot activate it. Sometimes clicking window borders does not work, sometimes clicking into windows is ignored. Solution: This mouse has a mode button, which is …

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