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Nov
16
comment What tools exist for generating “ASCII Tables”, if any?
@DanielRHicks: the ancient times are back with reStructuredText
Nov
16
comment How to link the TOC to header names (in HTML view)?
@bibadia: Thanks, I was afraid that this would be the case. I already started to think about a way to convert the data with BeautifulSoupin Python but it is not an obvious exercise.
Jul
10
comment Why some web pages interfere with my USB speakerphone?
Besides - it only happens with this device connected via USB (it also has a Bluetooth connection, I did not witness the effect).
Jul
10
comment Why some web pages interfere with my USB speakerphone?
This only happens at very specific web pages, while they load. I did not have the ffect for the last few days (did not visit the pages) but will update when I have them. My mobile is always around, never have any interferences (the classical sound before a call or SMS) and the sound is completely correlated with the loading of the said pages.
Jul
9
comment Why some web pages interfere with my USB speakerphone?
Thanks - as mentionned in my other comment: this happens while I DO NOT have any audio stream on. It just appears when the page is loaded (so silence before, short crackling when that particular page loads, then silence)
Jul
9
comment Why some web pages interfere with my USB speakerphone?
Thanks, I will do that. I missed in my description the fact that this happens while I DO NOT have any audio stream on. It just appears when the page is loaded (so silence before, short crackling when that particular page loads, then silence)
Jun
10
comment Is there a signal standard for wireless mice?
Thanks. It is not Bluetooth, unfortunately.
May
11
comment How to boot Windows 8 after an Ubuntu specific partition install?
Thank you for the information. I do not have a Windows 8 DVD, the system came pre-installed. Short of, hmmm, getting it anyway a way or another, is there a way to do the repair without the DVD (a rescue system built upon another Windows install for instance)?
Feb
23
comment How to switch off auto brightness on a Lenovo W530
I have just one (integrated) Nvidia card. I saw various posts about the same issue with Intel cards, but unfortunately I do not have any.
Feb
12
comment How to switch off auto brightness on a Lenovo W530
Sorry, I was not clear. I would like to screen to dim automatically to a preset value when not used (as it has always done) -- I do not want it to dim in and out frantically whenever there is a change in ambient luminosity, or when I open a dark window on the screen.
Feb
12
comment How to switch off auto brightness on a Lenovo W530
@and31415: wouldn't that completely disable dimming? (I need it particularly when on battery). Dimming itself is not a problem - it is the adaptive feature which is.
Feb
12
comment How to switch off auto brightness on a Lenovo W530
@and31415: I am using 8.1. The values for "Dimmed display brightness" are 50% for each case. Does it matter for adaptive brightness?
Dec
20
comment how to filter by cn component in ldapsearch?
Thank you! I tried various things but not the full dn. It works perfectly.
Sep
15
comment How can I speed up switching users in Windows 8?
@Ramhound of course it is not - it's just that everything else beyond this silly user switch works perfectly fast, that 's all. If you really think this is a matter of hardware a Lenovo X1 Carbon has the same issue.
Sep
15
comment How can I speed up switching users in Windows 8?
I have the same problem on a fresh Win8 install on a i5 laptop - everything else is fast (so to comment on @Ramhound - this does not seem to be a HW issue at all -- or network speed for that matter)
Jul
2
comment how to stop sharing a calendar in Outlook 2010?
I did try after finding the answer but I need to wait two days to be allowed to do so
Jul
1
comment Is it possible to pin a windows to the desktop in Windows 7?
The problem with Aero Snap is that the windows remains a window, just resized: pressing WinKey-M minimizes it, etc.
Jul
1
comment Is it possible to pin a windows to the desktop in Windows 7?
@Ramhound: yes I know - I gave the dynamic desktop analogy just for the look-and-feel of what I am looking for.
Feb
2
comment Efficiently extracting a few data from a large XML file
The solution with iterparse works great. It improved the parsing time by at least an order of magnitude. I stumble, however, on a problem but I will open a separate question
Jan
30
comment Efficiently extracting a few data from a large XML file
No, I am not. Thanks for the hint -- I will read & implement and be back with feedback (and mark the question as answered)