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Printable Bar Graph in HTML

I needed to make a graph on a web page and I didn’t want to use images because then they would have to be accessible to the end user. I was scouring the Internet trying to find a solution to … Continue reading

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How to Delete Unchecked Songs in iTunes

Here is how I delete unchecked iTunes songs from my hard drive with a script I wrote in Python. An executable version is also available. Download the executable version here. Download the Python script here. Complete instructions are in the … Continue reading

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Turn off Google Preview!

I found a greasemonkey script that disables those annoying pop-up previews that were recently added to Google’s search results page. http://userscripts.org/scripts/show/90394

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Spammer Prevention

I’ve had a rash of spam comments from a specific IP address. To solve this I’m using three things. Comment Blacklist. This is a function of Worpress that filters comments and marks them as spam. It’s in Discussion under Settings … Continue reading

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Free Windows 7 Download from Microsoft

Here is a link to a blog entry that has a list of downloads directly from Microsoft to download all versions of Windows 7! This is great if you are a student in the MSDN Academic Alliance and have a … Continue reading

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Run Linux from Windows off a USB Drive with Shared Folders

A while ago I came across this: http://www.damnsmalllinux.org/usb-qemu.html Apparently Damn Small Linux distributes an embedded version that is less than 60mb extracted that you can run from a flash drive. I installed it a while back and it works fine … Continue reading

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Current Wallpaper Location

If you’re using Firefox the image you are currently using as your desktop background is stored in: C:\Documents and Settings\USERNAME\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox Replace USERNAME with your profile(login) name. The picture is saved as Desktop Background.bmp most likely.

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Resize Gmail Images

When I open a picture in Gmail it opens at 100%. I can’t see the whole image at once because new cameras have such high resolutions. I found this greasemonkey script: http://userscripts.org/scripts/show/7780 It resizes all images to 75% the width … Continue reading

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Join Multiple Files – .001

I download a lot of stuff and sometimes I get a few files that are split into sequentially numbered parts. It’s a pain to use HJSplit to join each one at a time. I found this: http://www.freebyte.com/hjsplit/#hjjoin Put Join32.exe in … Continue reading

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