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Apr
27
comment Freezing a dead(ish) laptop battery
What makes you think freezing will help the battery? I've heard about dying harddrives being revived in the freezer, but never about batteries.
Apr
26
answered What's a good C/GDK2 IDE for Ubuntu?
Apr
26
answered Reimage PC: Myth or Fact to speeding up a slow PC?
Apr
25
awarded  Citizen Patrol
Apr
23
answered Tool to test USB sticks?
Apr
20
comment Linux Mplayer Instead of flash any distro/browser
@data_jepp: Ah, I see the problem. I believe the reason is that flv files are not served directly, rather the web page will serve a Flash applet, which in turn loads the video. So a plugin would probably need to figure out which video the Flash applet is loading to then load the video for itself. Might be tricky...
Apr
18
answered Linux Mplayer Instead of flash any distro/browser
Apr
15
comment Is the recent Java bug something to worry about?
Yes, WebStart is included with the standard JRE download from Sun, so if your browser has Java installed and working, it also has WebStart.
Apr
14
comment How do I install Wget for Windows?
Changing PATH should not require a reboot. Just open a new command prompt, and it should take effect there.
Apr
14
comment wget recursively download from pages with lots of links
Yes, it does. But wget should still download HTML files to extract any links for recursive retrieval, it will just delete the file afterwards.
Apr
14
comment wget recursively download from pages with lots of links
@Shadow: No, if wget downloads php files it should detect that they contain HTML, and follow the links inside. If it does not, then there is another problem. But that is impossible to debug without knowing the exact site and page you are downloading (as it might be a problem with the server config).
Apr
14
answered wget recursively download from pages with lots of links
Apr
13
comment “Manual threading” in Thunderbird?
@harrymc: Well, no, not directly, but you did point me into an interesting direction. At any rate, there is definitely no better answer than yours ;-).
Apr
13
comment wget recursively download from pages with lots of links
Please post the actual error message you get, or even better the full output of wget.
Apr
13
accepted “Manual threading” in Thunderbird?
Apr
13
comment Restrict print copies on a PDF
One more point: Even if you somehow manage to restrict the user to one printout, what prevents them from just making a photocopy? A photocopy of a laser-printed printout is practically the same as the original printout (it's even more-or-less the same print technology).
Apr
12
comment “Manual threading” in Thunderbird?
@harrymc: Sorry, didn't know that. Where is the problem? I can just accept an answer, can't I?
Apr
12
answered “Manual threading” in Thunderbird?
Apr
12
comment “Manual threading” in Thunderbird?
Thanks for the pointer to the Header Tools Extension. Apparently it really does not work for TB 3, but it might give me an idea.
Apr
8
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