AutoHiDPI :: Add-ons for Firefox

Automatically enable and disable HiDPI (a.k.a. Retina) mode (layout.css.devPixelsPerPx) for multiple monitor setups.

Source: AutoHiDPI :: Add-ons for Firefox

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Getting the Pertelian X2040 working on Windows (including Windows 10)

The Pertelian X2040, a USB LCD display came with its own software, the website has been down for a long time now.

But there is some excellent freeware software: LCD Smartie which comes with a Pertelian driver (pertelian.dll). Unfortunately this driver causes character corruption on the display, but you can use HD44780S.dll, which after a bit of searching I found here (use at your own caution).

1.Unzip LCD Smartie, drop HD44780S.dll into displays folder

2. Plug in Pertelian & start Device Manager to find your virtual COM port (COM4 below).

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3. Start LCD Smartie. Go to Setup -> Screens -> Plugin. Choose HD44780S.dll

4. Set the Startup Parameters to “COM4,9600” (choose your COM port from step 2). Set LCD size to 4×20.

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5. Click “OK”. Quit & restart LCD Smartie!

 

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How to Fix 0x803f8001 error in Windows 10 Store

How to Fix 0x803f8001 error in Windows 10 Store | ValueStuff

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geekhack – a forum all about hacking keyboard

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Iron Giant Poster

I like this

Source: “Iron Giant Poster” Posters by Llamasaurus | Redbubble

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PC Specialist Review

I recently got a new gaming PC from PC Specialist.

The Good:

  • The machine is very quick and well put together. They allow you to heavily customize your build.
  • PC Specialist offer a long guarantee and are a well established company.
  • Pricing is reasonable.

The Bad:

  • As the builds are customized, they take a long time. Ordered 13th May, arrived 3rd June. They keep you well informed though.
  • The order form allows you to order without hard drive (I already had one). About 10 days in I was told I had to order one and the form was broken.
  • A free copy of the Witcher 3 was heavily promoted on the site and included in my order details. When I got my PC no free copy. I had to ask to discover “sorry, that promotions’s not running any more”. No gesture for any other sort of compensation either.
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gTile

gTile is a fantastic extension for linux mint that gives the organization of a tiling window manager with the flexibility of a conventional one.

Source: Spices : Cinnamon

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Google Captcha (reCAPTCHA)

If you support comments on your wordpress blog I strongly recommend you install this:

The Google Captcha plugin allows you to implement a super security captcha form into web forms. Google Captcha is a free CAPTCHA service that helps to digitize books, newspapers and old time radio shows. This captcha can be used for login, registration, password recovery, comments forms.

via WordPress › Google Captcha (reCAPTCHA) by BestWebSoft « WordPress Plugins.

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To get thumbnails generated in XBMC / Kodi

Go to Settings -> Video. Change Settings level to “Expert”. Go to Filelists. Enable.

via Settings/Videos – Kodi.

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sp – command line spotify

sp is a command-line client for Spotify’s dbus interface. Play, pause, skip and search tracks from the comfort of your command line.
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