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How to compile KiCad 5.1.x for Debian 10

I was looking to use InteractiveHtmlBom plugin for KiCad but unfortunately Debian maintainers did not set KICAD_SCRIPTING option in official package. After few failing attempts I even tested official flatpak package but it is an old version (currently 4.x) and scripting was not enabled too. So I dug further until it actually...

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Thinkpad T440p & fingerprint sensor under Linux

There is lot of pages stating that the Thinkpad T440p fingerprint sensor is not working well under Linux, but those are old and outdated. For me it worked out of the box once I figured out which packets to install: apt-get install libfprint fprintd libfprintd The package fprint-demo can also be installed to play...

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