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What sort of coal powered laptop doesn't support basic edge-scrolling? I've got a circa 10 y.o. Fujitsu-Siemens 1.4GHz Celeron M 0.5 GB RAM, and the synaptics driver even supports 2 finger scrolling like a champ, when enabled.
How is the percentage of freely spoken English over there, among the population? Been thinking of moving over there, but I only speak decent (my native) Bulgarian aside from English, and language worries me somewhat.
Ironically random linux distros probably have the best support in that sense - ancient fortran77 code runs alongside the latest RoR hotness without much issue. It's nice to have hoarders for repo maintainers.:)