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Compress pdf files

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images streched on Samsung CLP 365W under Linux

I encountered a very strange problem: whenever I printed a document with some pictures it would get stretched. It was driving me nuts until I realized that I have to set the resolution to the default 1600x600dpi.

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Manual duplex printing with the Samsung CLP 365W under Linux

The installation of the samsung drivers was described in a previous post. Here I am describing a little tool called Gnome-Manual-Duplex that adds a GUI for the manual duplex printing. It sports even a .deb file, so installation is extremely … Continue reading

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Ondemand governor is switched on automatically

I did a reinstall of Linux on my Laptop (a ThinkPad x61s). Since I am not a fan of Unity and the new flavors of KDE I decided to give Xubuntu (12.04) a try. I have to say that I … Continue reading

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