Archive for the ‘Software’ Category

Add Custom source to IPCOP Cache

Inorder to cache updates with IPCOP you need to download and install the update accelerator plugin. By default the plugin will cache Adobe, Apple, Avast, Linux (deb/rpm), Microsoft, Symantec and Trend Micro updates. While this is a pretty good list of vendors there might be situations where you need to cache other updates, for example […]

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KB977165 Blue Screen of Death

Today I was fixing a PC which would restart randomly during xp boot. It showed a BSOD(Blue Screen of Death) and would instantly restart, this did not give me much time to study the error and figure out what was going on. So to prevent the system from restarting on BSOD I booted up the […]

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Moving a Window in Windows 7

Recently I came across a problem where one of my windows opened on a non-existent monitor. In windows XP you could right-click and move the window to the correct monitor but in the default 7 setup there is no such option So, to get around this, there is a handy keyboard shortcut you can use. […]

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Cannot start Microsoft Outlook. Cannot open the Outlook window.

If this error occurs in outlook when you try to open it, simply type outlook.exe /resetnavpane in the run box. If you are not using vista or 7 then to get to the run box hold done the windows key and r key.

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10 Websites that Help Programming Skills

Seen here originally is a list of 10 puzzle sites that will help sharpen your skills of various programming languages. 1. Programming Praxis 2. Code Kata 3. TopCoder 4. Project Euler 5. Facebook Engineering Puzzles 6. Python Challenge 7. Al Zimmermann’s Programming Contests 8. Ruby Quiz 9. C Puzzles 10. 99 Prolog Problems *Disclaimer: Haven’t […]

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Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala Released

Ubuntu is an operating system built by a worldwide team of expert developers. It contains all the applications you need: a web browser, office suite, media apps, instant messaging and much more. Ubuntu is an open-source alternative to Windows and Office. Visit Ubuntu Download Ubuntu

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Windows 7 vs. Snow Leopard

CNET has done a comparison of the 2 new Operating Systems.. In time-based tests, Snow Leopard consistently outdid Windows 7. It took only 36.4 seconds to boot up, while Windows took 42.7 seconds. In a shutdown test, Snow Leopard took only 6.6 seconds, while Windows needed twice the amount of time: 12.6 seconds. Both computers, […]

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Microsoft’s biggest update ever coming 13 October

The update will include 13 bulletins that between them tackle 34 vulnerabilities. Microsoft said that eight of the bulletins were rated as critical – the most serious sort of vulnerability. The security patches will close loopholes in many different programs including different editions of Windows, Internet Explorer and some elements of Office. One update, rated […]

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Ubuntu 9.10 due October 29th 2009

The Ubuntu developers are moving quickly to bring you the latest and greatest software the Open Source Community has to offer. This is the Ubuntu 9.10 beta release, which brings a host of exciting new features. Source: Ubuntu

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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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