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Speed-up Firefox browser

Firefox is a rock solid browser, but sometimes can look very slow compared to Chrome or similar browsers… You can fix this, going in config mode and changing some values: in the address URL bar, type about:config acknowledge the warning (you are going to change advanced settings) into the search Read more…

By huntz, ago
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Convert a PDF to black and white version

The problem: you have a PDF with some coloured elements (like some logo, separation lines, etc…) but you need a PDF in B/W. The solution: you can print your file (with a B/W printer) and then scan it 🙂 or, using GPL Ghostscript, run this command… gs -sDEVICE=pnggray -r150x150 -sOutputFile=output-%02d.png Read more…

By huntz, ago
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Upgrading Windows XP VMs to 2 CPU

Source: Alex Klink’s tech blog: VirtualBox – upgrading Windows XP VMs to 2 CPU. I repost this tip because it’s very useful and I don’t want to loose it if the source blog disappears 🙂 Symptom: If you had Windows XP VM with only 1 CPU created / virtalized earlier Read more…

By huntz, ago