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Google Docs and Opera 10

With opera 10 google spreadsheets will always open in list view.. this is because the Carakan javascript engine which is used to run web applications such as google docs is not complete on the Opera 10 browser yet. So when you go to a google spreadsheet with opera 10 you will see something like this: […]

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How to Setup your own File Server

This is a brilliant tutorial put together by intac on how to build your own fileserver which runs on xubuntu. Here are the steps taken from the site. [global] panic action = /usr/share/samba/panic-action %d workgroup = “Name” netbios name = “Server name” invalid users = root security = user wins support = no log file […]

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Disable Auto-Volume on Windows 7

Windows 7 has a built in feature for reducing the volume of all other applications when a voice communication program is active. This can be annoying sometimes, since it reduces the volume of -everything-. So here is a little guide on how to disable this feature if you wish. 1. Go to Control Panel and […]

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How to boot into 64bit Snow Leopard

By default the new apple operating system “Snow Leopard” boots into the 32-bit kernel. If you want to boot into the 64-bit kernal(this is assuming you have the 64-bit OS) hold down the 6 and the 4 key during boot time. This will load up the 64-bit kernal. For more info on this see CNET […]

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Make WMP x64 Default Player

One of my friends was  having issues with windows media player which can be viewed on the forums. Anyway it turns out that on Windows 7 the default player is the 32 bit version of windows media player. To make the 64 bit the default player you can use the handy script that Chris from […]

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jQuery Examples

Smashing Magazine have a list of new jQuery Technics which could be helpful in making elegant websites. The simplicity, advanced features and strong support are common arguments for developers preferring jQuery against other JavaScript-frameworks. In fact, jQuery is one of the most popular JavaScript frameworks, with powerful tools that can significantly improve the user’s interaction […]

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