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Visio alternatives [closed]

I need an alternative to Visio for making diagrams (particularly signal processing block diagrams) that includes some kind of custom stencils + connection points. I just spent 2 hours learning bits ...
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Error installing Nvidia proprietary driver on Fedora 18

I'm trying to install the Nvidia proprietary driver (Geforce 525M) but I'm getting this error: ERROR: Unable to load the kernel module 'nvidia.ko'. This is most likely because the kernel ...
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Motherboard/graphics card dilemma

I recently decided to upgrade my processor, and bought a suitable motherboard with it. So here's the thing, I'm currently holding two graphics cards (old: Radeon HD 5450, new: GeForce GTX 295) and two ...
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LCD image is fuzzy when connected via analog connection instead of digital

I have GeForce 660 Ti and a 1680x1050 LCD. Unfortunately I am forced to connect the LCD to the graphics card via analog connection (VGA cable + VGA-to-DVI-A adapter), instead of digital. The ...
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No display on monitor. POST?

So I have looked through what feels like every single forum and post that could exist about my problem and none of them are to my exact specifications. So here goes. I spilled a sticky drink onto my ...
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Kinect pictures come out broken/blotchy

I've been working on connecting my Xbox kinect to a windows 8 Asus computer, I have all the drivers installed, but when I start up a scanner, I get an image like this This happens with both skanect ...
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How to install driver for ATI Rage 128 Pro Ultra TF?

This is the driver in question, it promises to be the end of my graphics troubles with my old Rage 128 card. http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=MTA5Mzk The only trouble is, I'm ...
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Graphics Card Issue - No Display

I found out recently that the Accelero Twin Turbo vga cooler I used on my Gigabyte HD4850 1GB (one of these) stopped working, so i decided to remove it and buy a new one. However I haven't had the ...
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Can I see a large font size with a high resolution?

I'm using Macbook pro 15" and the resolution is 1680*1050. In this resolution, characters are too small for me. If I decrease the resolution to 1380*840, the character sizes are good for me. Instead, ...
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How to open a photoshop file in CS6 from CS4

How can I open a file from CS4 in CS6. Do I have to convert? export? or how do I save it in CS4 so I can open it in CS6?
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Set graphic card to extremly low resolution

I want to make big LED matrix display with low resolution. This display will have probably resolution of 32x32 and will be connected directly to DVI output of graphic card. The only trouble I have is ...
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laptop ram upgrade on shared memory

I own a Samsung np305E5A-AO3IN laptop. It has currently 4x1 4 GB DDr3 (1333Mhz) RAM. My lap has shared memory. So I would like to upgrade my memory to 6 GB by adding a 2GB module with existing 4GB ...
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Nvidia 8500 GT graphics card vertical lines displayed on LCD screen

I have nvidia 8500 GT graphics card (512 MB) in my system on gigabyte motherboard. A few days ago due to electricity fluctuation there are some vertical lines are displaying on my lcd screen and the ...
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Intel Graphics Drivers - Hue issues?

I'm running Windows XP SP3. The embedded graphics controller is the Intel GM45 Chipset / Mobile Intel 4 Series Express. The OEM drivers (it's a Dell Inspiron 1545 laptop) are provided only up to ...
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Thinkpad T530 with Intel HD 4000 and Nvidia NVS 5400M Gamma adjust not working

Some process seems to have a deathgrip on my laptop's color settings, specifically the gamma adjust. I'm trying to adjust the gamma on my laptop because my outboard monitor is too dark for my taste, ...
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Graphics-related “Slow motion” in Windows 7 64-bit OS, Persistant [Resolved]

What seems to be a DirectX problem in Windows popped up a few hours ago after a blue screen that was too fast to read the error code from. Its effect is that minimizing/loading windows are now slow. ...
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5 minute entire computer “Glitch-Buzz”

Approximately four days ago, I was rearranging my monitor setup in order to use one monitor for my new mini-pc. The steps that I took, while the computer was powered on - yes, I know, major ID10T ...
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How to set main graphics card on AMD8 Radeon?

I've looked around a lot of previous posts about having switchable graphics cards and its benefits.. But I also read a snippet saying that AMD doesnt support it and that there are only a few ways (if ...
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Layer/Shape Effect Inheritance in Photoshop

Imagine you have lots of icon layers duplicated from same shape layers. Is there any technique for apply the same changes of shape/layer effect to duplicated layers at the same time with the original ...
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Utility to quickly convert a sequence of images to an animated GIF

Is there a simple utility to quickly convert a sequence of images (I have 3) to an animated GIF with some settings, like time delay? I need to convert a couple of such sequences with the same ...
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Converting PNG32 file to PNG8 without losing alpha channel

I'm using Linux and have no access to any of Adobe's 'fancy' programs. I'm trying to convert an existing PNG32 image with alpha channel to PNG8. I have tried the following methods: convert ...
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Best PNG Compression Software? [closed]

I've just been trying to compress an image with the PNG image format and have had varying results from different applications. For reference, the image I am trying to compress is a screenshot of this ...
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How do I change the canvas size of a PNG with ImageMagick (GraphicsMagick)? (How to pad with transparency?)

Alternatively: How do I take a non-square PNG and "fill out" the "rest" of the image with transparency so that the resulting square image has the original image centered in the square? ULTIMATELY, ...
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Any way to bypass or spoof graphic card check?

I facing some problem with a software. While installing it's giving me a error that "you graphic card is not in the supported list please update you graphic driver". My graphic driver are up to date ...
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Program does not initially draw correctly

We just got a new i3 Win7 64 desktop with an Intel GMA HD to replace an aged machine. When I launch one old software program (written for win95), the program starts with the window outline, but does ...
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Which older DTP software has exported these bitmaps? [closed]

There's a lot of such full-page bitmaps (sample 1, sample 2) floating around the data-entry market. Apparently the software that generated these can export the bitmaps, but not the text, requiring ...
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Rectification of handheld scanned image

I am trying to reproduce the image of a painting printed in a heavy book. This circumstance makes impossible to use a flat bed scanner for the job. So I am using a handheld one. After several tries I ...
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How can I see the current bandwidth use of the dedicated graphics memory?

Can I calculate it using the values I see on gpu-z? can it actually be calculated or monitored?
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Text is distorted in fresh Ubuntu installation

I've just completed a fresh first install of Ubuntu 64-bit 12.10 and very regularly the on-screen text is distorted. How could I fix this?
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Super slow OpenGL graphics on AMD 760G/SB710 chipset motherboard

I have a Biostar A780L3L motherboard with an AMD 760G/SB710 chipset. Drawing even very few and very simple 2D objects using OpenGL runs ridiculously slow (1 fps). I assume there are no hardware OpenGL ...
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Photoshop showing Black where shades of blue should be

Photoshop is showing black where colors should be. I assume this must be a graphics issue, but I'm on the latest graphics card driver (I have a Radeon 7870), and I believe Photoshop is updated as much ...
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Linux OS for Mac PowerBook g3 (1998)

So I got a PowerBook G3 off EBay (I don't know why, I just did) and it arrived. Now that I have it i realised that is nearly useless running Mac OS 9. My question is : Is there a Linux distro, like ...
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Fixed aspect ratio with ATI Radeon HD 4350 on Windows 7 64-bit

I'm trying to get Windows to preserve the aspect ratio when playing games at low resolutions. I have an ATI Radeon HD 4350 graphics card. Here are my software specs: This is the place in the ...
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Having two graphic cards at the same time [closed]

I have a ATI HD5870 graphic card as my main one but I need to use CUDA so I bought a Geforce GT630. Can I plug them both in my PCI-E slots? I obviously want to use one at a time (I have one monitor ...
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Can a picture file be renamed based on a unique barcode contained within the picture?

I have a collection of about 3,000 photographs that represent my company's product line. Each picture is taken inside a special light box. A unique barcode representing the product is generated, ...
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I have an older Dell laptop and the display to an external monitor is bad [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I upgrade my laptop’s video RAM? I have an older Dell laptop and the display to an external monitor is bad. It has lines and flickers and doesn't look good on a ...
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How can I make alternate pixels transparent in a .png file?

I have a .png file I would like to display on Google Maps as a semi-transparent overlay. In order to do this, I would like to make approximately every other pixel in the .png file transparent. (The ...
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Windows Experience Index memory subscore goes up with added graphics card

After installing a nvidia graphics card in a pcie slot, the memory subscore jumps from 5.9 to 6.7. Could this have to do with my previous integrated graphics using some memory. I have 4 gb of ram dual ...
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Multi-Monitor video playback with controls one screen and video on another

I am looking for a free piece of software that will allow me to play a video/DVD on two monitors. I don't want to span the video. Ideally I would like to have the full-screen video play on my second ...
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Optimize graphics performance with (2) attached displays

I have a retina MacBook Pro and 2 cinema displays attached to it. If I unplug the displays I get quite good performance in games, obviously when they are attached that's not the case (because the VRAM ...
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How can I disable the NVIDIA Optimus chip?

To this question, it may sound like there are a lot of confliction with this question already, well... let me explain first: Ubuntu 11.04 - disable NVIDIA graphics card -- To this, I am using Arch ...
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FPS dropping in several game despite formated hard drive [closed]

I have a big problem with fps-drop when playing different games. Ex. CS 1.6, having 100fps drops down to 30-50, same problem in games like LoL and WOW, tho I drop down to 7-10 in WOW... I have ...
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Win7 Graphic distortion after opening game

I installed Windows 7 on MBP 13" 2012 using bootcamp. I have downloaded all drivers etc, system is updated. When I open EvE Online game client, the application works normally, although the graphics in ...
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Graphics card failing - black screen w/ sound

I recently had to do a warranty return on a Gigabyte video card, and they have sent me a replacement. I've installed the replacement, done a complete re-install of Windows 7 x64, installed the latest ...
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Alternative to intel control panel with greater brightness range?

My intel control panel does ony allow to set the brightness to minimally 40. Are there other tools around that allow a broader setting range. I am using windows 7 and a sony vaio 64-bit box. Bye ...
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quad sli with gtx 690 not working

I have two cards GTX 690 (dual core). I did the Sli successfully. Nvidia control panel acknowledges the two cards as quad Sli. However, the problem is that Windows 7 64-bit Ultimate is showing me the ...
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Graphics card isn't performing as expected [closed]

I have just upgraded from a Sapphire AMD 6670 2 GB graphics card to a Nvidia GTX 650 TI 2 GB SSC and my Windows Experiance index has gone from 6.8 to 7.7. When playing games I am seeing no ...
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Six monitor support

I have a new custom built computer with the following graphics cards in it: XFX Double D HD-687A-ZDFC Radeon HD 6870 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card ...
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Unable to boot Ubuntu Properly with graphics card

I have AMD radeon 7470M 1gb garphics card, i installed ubuntu in the nomodeset, after my first boot, i jst opened it from boot screen by pressing 'e' and replaced “quiet splash” with "nomodeset", it ...
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Corrupt graphics during Windows 8 installation

So, I've prepared flash drive with Windows 8 Pro x64, booted from it (HDD was completely clean) and seeing something like this: Proceeding with installation this way, after first reboot display ...