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HP LaserJet refuses to print in grayscale when color toner is out

Problem: HP LaserJet CP3525n refused to print black and white documents when one of the color cartridges was out of toner, despite “Color supplies out” setting was set to “Autocontinue black”.

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NVIDIA Quadro 4000 for Mac vs. ATi Radeon HD 5870 for Mac

Just had a chance to compare NVIDIA Quadro 4000 for Mac (2GB memory) and ATi Radeon HD 5870 for Mac (1GB memory) in games. I didn’t bother much making a “real” and precise benchmark — if you need that, visit specialized websites.

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Where does StarCraft II save screenshots in Mac OS X?

When you press F13 to take a screenshot in StarCraft II, the game saves it as a JPG file to: /Users/<your OS username>/Library/Application Support/Blizzard/StarCraft II/Accounts/<your SC2 account ID>/<some subfolder>/Screenshots

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Apache / mod_auth: use both require group and require user

Consider the following configuration in .htaccess/httpd.conf (or wherever): AuthName “My Super Secret Area” AuthType Basic AuthUserFile /path/to/htpasswd AuthGroupFile /path/to/htgroup Require group bestmates Require user randomguy Where user randomguy does not belong to the group bestmates.

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ExtJs 4 proxy calls ‘Create’ instead of ‘Update’

ExtJS 4: Proxy Calling ‘Create’ Instead of ‘Update’ When Saving Record. I thought I should promote the blog post which helped me tackle this small but annoying problem, which wasn’t even related to editable grid as I had thought initially.

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Note on memory upgrade for HP LaserJet (CP3525 / CC412A)

As a continuation of my previous post it’s also worth mentioning that if you’re looking for a memory upgrade for your HP LaserJet CP3525 (3525n, 3525dn, 3525x; also maybe CM3505, CP3505 — basically any printers that require HP OEM CC412A … Continue reading

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“No package … is available” when doing “yum install”

If after doing yum install you get the error: no package … is available while you’re absolutely sure that the package you want to install is available in connected repositories, chances are that it is excluded in /etc/yum.conf. My error … Continue reading

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“Steam is temporarily unavailable” problem

Recently I installed Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 onto my Windows 7 x64, and it replaced the built-in Windows firewall (there was an option to do so while installing, and I deliberately chose it). Everything was fine except the next day … Continue reading

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“Recording device error” of Skype for Mac

If you’re using a USB sound card with a headset, the solution is simple as it can be: reconnect your USB sound card.

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Restoring Windows on a PC after installing Bootcamp

After installing Bootcamp 3.0 on a PC running Windows Vista (I was experimenting with Apple Aluminium Keyboard drivers), the system started BSOD’ing on startup with an error related to AppleMnt.sys.

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