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How To save documents from Scribd when disabled by user with Ubuntu Intrepid or Jaunty

Some users disable the option to download a document from scribd but the option to print is still available. We can use this to our advantage and save the document by printing the file to PDF.

In Ubuntu, we need to install cups-pdf to create a postscript printer. Check my previous post here for a tutorial.

After installing the PDF printer, go to the document you want to save on scribd.  Select more -> Print

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Select the PDF printer and hit print. ¬†and wait…...………. this can take upto 10-15 minutes depending on how big the file is.

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Check the print status. 6 minutes and still printing……

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When done, the file will be saved in the PDF folder we created and will be called _stdin_.pdf

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Install/Update Opera 9.64 in Ubuntu Intrepid Ibex/Jaunty Jackalope

In this tutorial I will show you how to install or update to Opera 9.64 in Ubuntu. This guide is for a beginner to the operating system and will work for any version of Ubuntu, including other Debian based linux distributions.

If you are upgrading, first check for an update under help in the browser or you can directly go to the website and download the latest version.

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save the file to the desktop and close the browser.
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double click the .deb file and click install package even if you are upgrading.
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close the installation process and restart your browser
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