Tag: Script

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Making sharp and compact PDFs from scans

I've found that document scanner software rarely generates good PDF files when scanning plain text documents. The PDFs are often big in file size, with artifacts and may not be sharp and contrasty enough for a clear reprint. The issue is that lossy compression similar to JPEG is used in …

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hashstress - Hardware stress test using hash calculations

This post is about a little script I wrote named: hashstress. It's intended for stressing and testing the correctness of disk I/O, cache, memory and processing subsystems for an extended period of time. The basic idea is to generate files with random content and repeatedly calculate hash checksums verifying …

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