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by juverax
Fri Nov 27, 2020 3:59 pm
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: Restart Explorer
Replies: 6
Views: 338

Re: Restart Explorer

I tested "Restart Explorer" by double clicking the exe file. After at least one minute of panic (60 secs ... that is long!) my desktop reappeared, but not the open windows. I do not see the point of this application, since I can get the same result, but much much faster with Task Manager (pinned to ...
by juverax
Sun Nov 01, 2020 7:31 am
Forum: CLI Discussions
Topic: Poll: This determines whether there would be a CLI database at all
Replies: 11
Views: 738

Re: Poll: This determines whether there would be a CLI database at all

YES: a CLI database would be a fantastic resource.
I totally support the project.
by juverax
Thu Oct 29, 2020 4:01 pm
Forum: CLI Submissions
Topic: Quick Submissions: Found a new CLI tool but no time for a thread? Post it here!
Replies: 31
Views: 10546

Re: Quick Submissions: Found a new CLI tool but no time for a thread? Post it here!

@vevy
Thanks for the info. IrfanView CLI might deserve its own thread at some point.
I think so!
by juverax
Thu Oct 29, 2020 2:40 pm
Forum: CLI Submissions
Topic: Quick Submissions: Found a new CLI tool but no time for a thread? Post it here!
Replies: 31
Views: 10546

Re: Quick Submissions: Found a new CLI tool but no time for a thread? Post it here!

@TP109, @vevy IrfanView has a forum, some threads discuss batch processing. IrfanView Forum : https://irfanview-forum.de Scripts : https://irfanview-forum.de/forumdisplay.php?f=47&s=7d3d8fd51082804fa5d2008742cb065c Command-Line Options : https://irfanview-forum.de/forumdisplay.php?f=49&s=7d3d8fd5108...
by juverax
Wed Oct 28, 2020 3:41 pm
Forum: CLI Submissions
Topic: Quick Submissions: Found a new CLI tool but no time for a thread? Post it here!
Replies: 31
Views: 10546

Re: Quick Submissions: Found a new CLI tool but no time for a thread? Post it here!

jpeg2pdf : https://sourceforge.net/projects/jpeg2pdf/ From Sourceforge : Cross-platform command-line tool for creation of PDF documents from scans/photos of pages in JPEG (.jpg) format and the lightest weight ANSI C library to put multiple JPEG files into one PDF file. You can add handwritten comme...
by juverax
Mon Oct 26, 2020 10:05 am
Forum: Chit-Chat
Topic: Internet Archive lawsuit
Replies: 7
Views: 2810

Re: Internet Archive lawsuit

I am posting here most of the content of the email I just received from archive.org (when you register to archive.org in order to be able to upload links you are automatically added to their newsletter) October 2020 What Happens to the Books When a College Closes? “When I heard that Marygrove was go...
by juverax
Sat Oct 24, 2020 10:22 am
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: Windows GREP
Replies: 8
Views: 70279

Re: Windows GREP

WinGrep http://www.miscel.dk/programs.html has an old version of WinGrep v.1.11 from 1999 (assuming this is the app mentioned in the previous posts). The app runs in Windows10, but I could not figure out how to make it find something ... Note: I just archived the web page (and the programs linked i...
by juverax
Fri Oct 23, 2020 3:26 pm
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: [Sordum] Windows Update Blocker
Replies: 13
Views: 10591

Re: [Sordum] Windows Update Blocker

... I just don't get it ... Why use an app to block (completely or selectively) Windows 10 updates, when this can be achieved simply with registry tweaks? There are many websites explaining how to do that: you see exactly the changes you are making to the registry and you don't have to worry if the ...
by juverax
Tue Oct 20, 2020 2:12 pm
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: Code::Blocks Portable
Replies: 13
Views: 16589

Re: Code::Blocks Portable

CodeBlocks no-setup v.20.03 is released: http://www.codeblocks.org/downloads/26
by juverax
Tue Oct 20, 2020 2:08 pm
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: Pelles C (C language IDE and compiler)
Replies: 4
Views: 8505

Re: Pelles C (C language IDE and compiler)

Pelles-C v.10.00 is out (July 24 2020)
by juverax
Tue Oct 20, 2020 7:38 am
Forum: Resources & Links
Topic: StarOffice (LibreOffice and OpenOffice) variants
Replies: 16
Views: 1586

Re: StarOffice (LibreOffice and OpenOffice) variants

Plenty of interesting things to learn about IBM Lotus Symphony in the Wikipedia page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IBM_Lotus_Symphony. Among other things, that it was developed by "IBM China Development Laboratory ... which now develops Apache OpenOffice", and the relationships between StarOffice, ...
by juverax
Mon Oct 19, 2020 9:57 am
Forum: Resources & Links
Topic: StarOffice (LibreOffice and OpenOffice) variants
Replies: 16
Views: 1586

Re: StarOffice (LibreOffice and OpenOffice) variants

For those curious and willing to experiment with other productivity / office suites, there is also: IBM Lotus Symphony (freeware): https://www.softpedia.com/get/Office-tools/Office-suites/IBM-Lotus-Symphony.shtml Background information: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IBM_Lotus_Symphony The suite incl...
by juverax
Sun Oct 18, 2020 8:44 am
Forum: Resources & Links
Topic: StarOffice (LibreOffice and OpenOffice) variants
Replies: 16
Views: 1586

Re: StarOffice (LibreOffice and OpenOffice) variants

I use
MS-Office at work
LibreOffice (latest edition), only for complex tasks
OpenOffice (2008 ed) for regular documents (most of the time)
by juverax
Fri Oct 16, 2020 7:58 pm
Forum: Resources & Links
Topic: StarOffice (LibreOffice and OpenOffice) variants
Replies: 16
Views: 1586

Re: StarOffice (LibreOffice and OpenOffice) variants

... @webfork No!, I did not write: juverax wrote: ↑Fri Oct 16, 2020 11:30 am Open Office does everything I need. I downloaded Libre Office as it's supposed to have better compatibility with MS Office but I didn't find it any better on documents I dealt with. That was in a comment in The Register. ;-}
by juverax
Fri Oct 16, 2020 11:30 am
Forum: Resources & Links
Topic: StarOffice (LibreOffice and OpenOffice) variants
Replies: 16
Views: 1586

Re: StarOffice (LibreOffice and OpenOffice) variants

LibreOffice vs OpenOffice https://www.theregister.com/2020/10/15/libreoffice_openoffice_taunts/ LibreOffice rains on OpenOffice's 20th anniversary parade, tells rival project to 'do the right thing' and die . . . To mark the 20th anniversary of Apache OpenOffice, the project's main rival, LibreOffi...