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comment How to get WYSIWYP (print what you see) in a web browser?
Indeed, I discovered some really annoying side effects from using this software, and uninstalled it for that reason.
May
11
comment Are there any security or performance implications of changing the user-agent in a browser?
None at all. I don't believe any browser behaves differently based on how you set its User-Agent string.
Dec
17
comment How to get WYSIWYP (print what you see) in a web browser?
This appears to work, too. I was hoping the PDF would give me scalable graphics, but it's just a bitmap.
Dec
10
comment Why would you `cat /dev/null > /var/log/messages`?
Another negative effect of the second method: the file's owner, permissions, and possibly other attributes may differ from those of the original file. You might accidentally create a log file that the logging process can't write to, or worse.
Dec
10
comment Why would you `cat /dev/null > /var/log/messages`?
This syntax won't work in every shell.
Dec
10
comment Downloading software without bloatware
Yes, hardware support in Linux can be lacking, but I've seen cases where (old) hardware would work automatically on Linux while failing on Windows with no known fix.
Nov
30
comment How to get WYSIWYP (print what you see) in a web browser?
Anyway: this method should work, but it didn't when I tried it.
Nov
29
comment How to get WYSIWYP (print what you see) in a web browser?
I agree It's fine to print something other than what is shown to the user, but it should be shown to the user prior to doing it, particularly when the results can be so poor. I know I can do Print Preview, but there should be less of a surprise. It would also be nice if the user had more control to make sure the printout is as desired; that basically means you're showing another webpage and offering to print that. Then why not just do it that way!
Nov
29
comment How to get WYSIWYP (print what you see) in a web browser?
This is perfect for my needs, thank you! Thanks also to David Postill who was first with this idea, but Awesome Screenshot is the first tool I tried that actually works on my test page (creating a 1153x15356 PNG image).
Nov
29
comment How to get WYSIWYP (print what you see) in a web browser?
I'm happy to switch browsers just for this, so a browser-specific solution is fine.
Nov
29
comment How to get WYSIWYP (print what you see) in a web browser?
As to the question being a duplicate: I tried stripping out the print stylesheet prior to printing, and it doesn't work, so I don't think the question is a duplicate.
Nov
28
comment How to get WYSIWYP (print what you see) in a web browser?
Mixed results thus far: ScreenshotCaptor works on Google Maps but doesn't on my trelloprinter.com result ... its author advises us to use a browser plugin, anyway ... I've tried [ScreenGrab (fixed)],(addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/screengrab-fix-version/…) which claims to grab the whole page but doesn't, and FireShot, which once again works on Google Maps but doesn't on trelloprinter.com.
Nov
28
comment How to get WYSIWYP (print what you see) in a web browser?
It doesn't do a thing with Google Maps, either. The Capture and Print extension almost does what I want - all it lacks is a Select all feature.
Nov
28
comment How to get WYSIWYP (print what you see) in a web browser?
Thanks, but this doesn't help for the website I tried it on (trelloprinter.com). I'm amazed how these people have the guts to write that "frustratingly, so many websites don't implement them" when they are a fundamentally broken approach to the problem they're trying to solve. Having separate stylesheets for printing means you failed user interface design 101, or never took it in the first place.
Oct
24
comment Why are Ethernet/MAC addresses needed?
The point is: not all computers have a unique IP address, sometimes you don't even want that, so that's a good argument for them having a separate LAN address, which is what a MAC address is.
Oct
9
comment How to Download HTML Pages of a WebSite, Based on a Time Stamp?
wget has an option for that. Read the manual.
Oct
8
comment How to Download HTML Pages of a WebSite, Based on a Time Stamp?
Yes, wget is great for that. To call it periodically, you could use AT.
Oct
6
comment How to prevent Teamviewer 6.0.9947 from starting with Windows?
This was at -1, but it is the actual answer to the question - TeamViewer does have an option 'Start TeamViewer with Windows' but deselecting that doesn't keep the TeamViewer service, which is fairly memory-hungry, from starting.
May
26
comment Many sites claim they aren't capable of viewing subscribers' passwords. How does this work? Is it mandatory?
Alternative methods can be implemented using JavaScript.
May
14
comment less command is unable to show pdf file in cygwin/mingw
wow, I didn't know that