Commit 3436f5f6 authored by Danesh Manoharan's avatar Danesh Manoharan
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1. In your mail applications set the SMTP server for outgoing mail to smtp.google.com .
2. Make sure username and password options are checked. Input your username [yourgmailname]@gmail.com.
3. Check off “TLS” under “Use secure connection”.
3. Check off "TLS" under "Use secure connection".
Hope it works for you.
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<img id="image24" alt="hakia" src="/techblog/wp-content/uploads/2007/01/hakia.jpg" />A new &#8220;meaning-based search engine&#8221;.
<img id="image24" alt="hakia" src="/techblog/wp-content/uploads/2007/01/hakia.jpg" />A new "meaning-based search engine".
That's what hakia is. No more indexing as we do it today. hakia works more like the human brain &#8220;Cognition&#8221;.
That's what hakia is. No more indexing as we do it today. hakia works more like the human brain "Cognition".
hakia's scheduled it's full launch in 2007.
[hakia Search Engine Beta][1]
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[Linux Kernel in a Nutshell][1]</p>
&#8220;Linux Kernel in a Nutshell&#8221;, Greg Kroah-Hartman's new book is now available as a free [download][1]. If you prefer the printed version then head on over to (<a target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/dp/0596100795/">Amazon.com</a>, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/0596100795/">Amazon.co.uk</a>).
"Linux Kernel in a Nutshell", Greg Kroah-Hartman's new book is now available as a free [download][1]. If you prefer the printed version then head on over to (<a target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/dp/0596100795/">Amazon.com</a>, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/0596100795/">Amazon.co.uk</a>).
<small><strong>About the Author (thanks to <a href="http://beranger.org/index.php?article=2238">Planete Beranger</a>)</strong><br /> Greg Kroah-Hartman has been building the Linux kernel since 1996 and started writing Linux kernel drivers in 1999. He is currently the maintainer of the USB, PCI, driver core, and <em>sysfs</em> subsystems in the kernel source tree and is also one half of the <em>-stable</em> kernel release team. He created the <em>udev</em> program and maintains the Linux hotplug userspace project. He is a Gentoo Linux developer as well as the coauthor of the third edition of <em>Linux Device Drivers</em> (O'Reilly) and a contributing editor to <em>Linux Journal</em>. He also created and maintains the Linux Device Driver Kit. He currently works for SUSE Labs/Novell, doing various Linux kernel-related tasks.</small>
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**.</p>
Installing the tar files.</strong>
1. &#8220;tar -zxvf&#8221; the tar file. A folder install\_flash\_player_9 will be created.
2. Navigate to the new folder and run &#8220;./flashplayer_installer&#8221;. This initiate the installer.
1. "tar -zxvf" the tar file. A folder install\_flash\_player_9 will be created.
2. Navigate to the new folder and run "./flashplayer_installer". This initiate the installer.
3. Load browser and verify
**Installing the rpm file.**
1. &#8220;rpm -Uvh [rpm file].
2. &#8220;rpm -qa | grep flash&#8221; to verify of the package is installed.
1. "rpm -Uvh [rpm file].
2. "rpm -qa | grep flash" to verify of the package is installed.
3. Load browser and verify.
[1]: http://blogs.adobe.com/penguin.swf/
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>![][1] &#8220;SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 is the compelling alternative to Windows Vista&#8221; . That's the quote on Novell's [**new page**][2] for [SLED 10][3]. The site talks about the advantages of SLED over Microsoft's Vista. Cost,Security,&#8230;.etc. Make sure to check out the demos too.
>![][1] "SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 is the compelling alternative to Windows Vista" . That's the quote on Novell's [**new page**][2] for [SLED 10][3]. The site talks about the advantages of SLED over Microsoft's Vista. Cost,Security,&#8230;.etc. Make sure to check out the demos too.
[1]: /techblog/wp-content/uploads/2007/01/SLED10page.png
[2]: http://www.novell.com/products/desktop/compare-to-vista.html
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<img align="left" alt="tmnet-logo.png" id="image60" title="tmnet-logo.png" src="/techblog/wp-content/uploads/2007/01/tmnet-logo.png" />Not the 20th but the 23rd now. Tmnet made an announcement stating that due to bad wheather the restoration work is taking longer to cmplete. The new date for full restoration is now said to be the 23rd of Jan which is tomorrow. Let's wait and see&#8230;.
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; text-align: justify">
<span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana">&#8220;Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) would like to announce that its Internet services, which are experiencing some degradation in performance due to the international link outage caused by the earthquake off Taiwan on December 26<sup>th</sup>, 2006, has already recovered more than 80 per cent bandwidth capacity for its Internet traffic to-date. </span>
<span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana">"Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) would like to announce that its Internet services, which are experiencing some degradation in performance due to the international link outage caused by the earthquake off Taiwan on December 26<sup>th</sup>, 2006, has already recovered more than 80 per cent bandwidth capacity for its Internet traffic to-date. </span>
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<span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana">We wish to assure you that TM is doing all that is possible to fully restore our services as soon as possible. Your patience is much appreciated during this restoration process.&#8221;</span>
<span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana">We wish to assure you that TM is doing all that is possible to fully restore our services as soon as possible. Your patience is much appreciated during this restoration process."</span>
</p>
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2. # chkconfig mysqld on (Adds mysqld to the startup services)
3. # service mysqld start (Starts the MySQL server)
4. # mysql -u root@localhost (Brings up the MySQL console)
5. #mysql> set password for root=password(&#8216;password'); (Sets the root password to &#8220;password&#8221;)
5. #mysql> set password for root=password(&#8216;password'); (Sets the root password to "password")
6. #mysql> reload privileges; (Reloads the grant tables)
**Method 2**
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1. # mysql -u root (Brings up the MySQL console)
2. #mysql> use mysql (Use the mysql database)
3. #mysql> update user
-> set password=password(&#8220;password&#8221;) (Sets the root password to &#8220;password&#8221;)
-> where user=&#8221;root&#8221;;
-> set password=password("password") (Sets the root password to "password")
-> where user="root";
4. # reload privileges; (Reloads the grant tables)
That's it, the next time you want to get the MySQL console up you'll have to run #mysql -u root -p to get the password prompt.
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Research found that 23% of college students have 1-3 tats,51% are pierced beyond the woman's ears and 36% of 18-29 year olds have tats today. WOW!!
My favourite quote from the article read &#8220;Because you don't like it or it offends you or you're conservative in the workplace, I think you'll miss a whole talent pool of people who are very bright well educated, smart and free thinking.It's a shame. You never want to do that. You have to evolve.&#8221;
My favourite quote from the article read "Because you don't like it or it offends you or you're conservative in the workplace, I think you'll miss a whole talent pool of people who are very bright well educated, smart and free thinking.It's a shame. You never want to do that. You have to evolve."
&#8220;It has to change, otherwise they're going to be out of a workforce,&#8221;
"It has to change, otherwise they're going to be out of a workforce,"
Read the full article at [CBS NEWS][1]
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1. Start &#8211;> run &#8211;> regedit.exe
2. HKEY\_LOCAL\_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters\Interfaces\{GUID}
3. {GUID} sub-key refers to the network adapter that is having the issue. In my case my Intel Pro 2200BG card.
4. Add a new DWORD (32bit) value and rename it to &#8220;DhcpConnDisableBcastFlagToggle&#8221;.
5. Modify the &#8220;DhcpConnDisableBcastFlagToggle&#8221; key and change the value to &#8220;1&#8221;.
6. Modify the &#8220;DhcpConnForceBroadcastFlag&#8221; key and change the value to &#8220;0&#8221;.
4. Add a new DWORD (32bit) value and rename it to "DhcpConnDisableBcastFlagToggle".
5. Modify the "DhcpConnDisableBcastFlagToggle" key and change the value to "1".
6. Modify the "DhcpConnForceBroadcastFlag" key and change the value to "0".
7. Reboot and test the connection again with DHCP. (The reboot is optional)
[Read the full article at Microsoft][4]
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[<img src="/techblog/wp-content/uploads/2007/01/tmnet-logo.png" title="tmnet-logo.png" alt="tmnet-logo.png" align="left" />][1]TMNET has announced that restoration work for all the submarine lines that went down during the Taiwan earth quake have been fully restored.
I did see some inprovement in my internation access speed but nothin to go &#8220;WOW&#8221; about.
I did see some inprovement in my internation access speed but nothin to go "WOW" about.
Full article at TMNET:
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Yup, Hello world again. This time it is final.
I decided to move &#8220;TheDaneshProject Tech Blog&#8221; up a level to just &#8220;TheDaneshProject&#8221;. It's easier to remember and seems to be stronger brand name I think. Don't you  agree?
I decided to move "TheDaneshProject Tech Blog" up a level to just "TheDaneshProject". It's easier to remember and seems to be stronger brand name I think. Don't you  agree?
I am concentrating more on Linux related reads, general tech and also my passion for tattoos and piercings. This time I am going to try publishing as much information as I can get my hands on from the local scene here in Malaysia. Tattoos and piercings in Malaysia will also be my major direction.
Currently I am working on moving over my old articles from &#8220;TheDaneshProject Tech Blog&#8221; to this blog. Having some issues with the images and comments but I think I'll have it completed by the weekend.
Currently I am working on moving over my old articles from "TheDaneshProject Tech Blog" to this blog. Having some issues with the images and comments but I think I'll have it completed by the weekend.
Stay tuned guys&#8230;..
&#8220;TheDaneshProject&#8221;, &#8220;share your mind&#8221;.
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"TheDaneshProject", "share your mind".
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_**What does mkfifo do**_
mkfifo is used to create a FIFOs(name pipe). _&#8220;mkfifo test-pipe&#8221;_, now we have a name pipe called &#8220;test-pipe&#8221;.
mkfifo is used to create a FIFOs(name pipe). _"mkfifo test-pipe"_, now we have a name pipe called "test-pipe".
_&#8220;ls > test-pipe&#8221;_, this pipes the output of the _ls_ command into the name pipe &#8220;test-pipe&#8221;.
_"ls > test-pipe"_, this pipes the output of the _ls_ command into the name pipe "test-pipe".
_&#8220;cat name-pipe | while read line i; do rm -f $i; done&#8221;_ this will delete the files passed. At this point the &#8220;test-pipe&#8221; will be empty. _&#8220;cat test-pipe&#8221;_ will come up blank.
_"cat name-pipe | while read line i; do rm -f $i; done"_ this will delete the files passed. At this point the "test-pipe" will be empty. _"cat test-pipe"_ will come up blank.
I've added a screen-shots of the above in action on the next page. Check it out.
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[<img src="/wp-content/uploads/2007/02/alanbernard-robot.gif" title="http://alanbernard.com/binations/" alt="http://alanbernard.com/binations/" align="right" />][1]Just put up my new banner curtosy of my best pal Alan Bernard. He's got tallent and an upcoming star in art so make sure to check his site &#8220;http://alanbernard.com/binations/&#8221; for new stuff.
[<img src="/wp-content/uploads/2007/02/alanbernard-robot.gif" title="http://alanbernard.com/binations/" alt="http://alanbernard.com/binations/" align="right" />][1]Just put up my new banner curtosy of my best pal Alan Bernard. He's got tallent and an upcoming star in art so make sure to check his site "http://alanbernard.com/binations/" for new stuff.
I had a post up about his Ts before. Check it out.
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When you run commands and programs in a command prompt on Linux, the programs or commands only run while the command prompt session is open but as soon as the command prompt session is terminated for whatever reason, the commands or programs running within the command prompt session will also get terminated.
I use wget to download files from the internet using my [putty][1] console all the time. Imagine downloading a 500mb file and then suddenly [putty][1] crashes causing my session to terminate along with it. There goes my 500mb file download!! I so wished I had known about the &#8220;Screen&#8221; program then.
I use wget to download files from the internet using my [putty][1] console all the time. Imagine downloading a 500mb file and then suddenly [putty][1] crashes causing my session to terminate along with it. There goes my 500mb file download!! I so wished I had known about the "Screen" program then.
The screen program is a magnificent utility. Screen basically starts a session within the the session that you logged in with. So, if your putty session suddenly crashed don't worry, the screen session would still be running in the background. Log in again to the server using [putty][1] and you should be able to retrieve the screen session you initiated earlier.
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You could run either command above to end a screen session.
**\# Ctrl + A followed by &#8220;**
**\# Ctrl + A followed by "**
This command will list all the available screen sessions running if there are.
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_&#8221; -bash: /usr/bin/crontab: Permission denied &#8220;._
_" -bash: /usr/bin/crontab: Permission denied "._
I was getting this error earlier today while trying to add cron jobs for my login on my [SLES 10][1] box at work. Turns out that all users in [SLES 10][1] by default have no access to cron.
The fix is to add the user to the &#8220;trusted&#8221; group in the group file (/etc/group). Let's assume mu login is &#8220;elf&#8221;.
The fix is to add the user to the "trusted" group in the group file (/etc/group). Let's assume mu login is "elf".
1. Make sure you are &#8220;root&#8221;.
1. Make sure you are "root".
2. **_#usermod -G trusted elf_**
This will add the user to the &#8220;trusted&#8221; group.
This will add the user to the "trusted" group.
3. **_#id elf_**
Display groups the user belongs to. Make sure &#8220;trusted&#8221; is on the list too.
The output might look like this. _&#8220;uid=502(danny) gid=502(users) groups=502(elf),11(trusted)&#8221;_
Display groups the user belongs to. Make sure "trusted" is on the list too.
The output might look like this. _"uid=502(danny) gid=502(users) groups=502(elf),11(trusted)"_
4. **_#su &#8211; elf_**
Change user
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Ctrl + C &#8211; Kills current process.
Ctrl + Z &#8211; Suspend a process. Use command &#8220;bg&#8221; to execute the process in the background and &#8220;fg&#8221; to bring the process back to the foreground. The command &#8220;jobs&#8221; will list the available processes you can manipulate.
Ctrl + Z &#8211; Suspend a process. Use command "bg" to execute the process in the background and "fg" to bring the process back to the foreground. The command "jobs" will list the available processes you can manipulate.
That's it. Hope the commands help you. If i missed out anything please do comment.
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<img loading="lazy" src="http://bp0.blogger.com/_gdoSvBDXsRQ/ReK4Ts6qKDI/AAAAAAAAALs/Pux02JaZKwM/s400/rod.jpg" title="Hei Mr. Frind You Better Watch Your Back" alt="Hei Mr. Frind You Better Watch Your Back" align="left" height="300" width="400" />In the recent years bloggers have slowly gained momentum on the online space and they have been cashing in big time. However many newbies to the blogging scene out there find the concept of making money off blogs still in the grey area. I my self formally a sceptic am now starting to see the potential of making money through blogging. If your content is good and keeps your visitors happy then there is not reason why you should not be rewarded for your work. At least to cover the hosting cost.
I came across _&#8220;[Cheques Gallery][1]&#8220;_ a few days back. The blog has a good collection of images of cheques and notes from contributors who have been successfully making money online through their blogs or other content. Going through the site and looking at all the various <span style="font-weight: bold; font-style: italic">$$</span> signs or <span style="font-weight: bold; font-style: italic">bling</span> as I call it got me all fired up to start blogging quality content and not just mambo jumbo.
I came across _"[Cheques Gallery][1]"_ a few days back. The blog has a good collection of images of cheques and notes from contributors who have been successfully making money online through their blogs or other content. Going through the site and looking at all the various <span style="font-weight: bold; font-style: italic">$$</span> signs or <span style="font-weight: bold; font-style: italic">bling</span> as I call it got me all fired up to start blogging quality content and not just mambo jumbo.
I must say, it is really nice to see a good collection of Malaysian bloggers getting rewarded for their thoughts and contents. Just look at all the &#8220;<span style="font-weight: bold; font-style: italic">bling</span>&#8221; they making.
I must say, it is really nice to see a good collection of Malaysian bloggers getting rewarded for their thoughts and contents. Just look at all the "<span style="font-weight: bold; font-style: italic">bling</span>" they making.
The _&#8220;[Cheques Gallery][1]&#8220;_ is good eye opener and motivator to all those seriously thinking of contributing to the blogging scene. Have a look and tell me your self.
The _"[Cheques Gallery][1]"_ is good eye opener and motivator to all those seriously thinking of contributing to the blogging scene. Have a look and tell me your self.
[<span style="font-style: italic">LiewCF</span>][2], a Malaysian blogger has posted about _&#8220;[Cheques Gallery][1]&#8221; too._ <a href="http://cheques-gallery.blogspot.com/index.html" style="font-style: italic">Check it out</a>_[.][1]_
[<span style="font-style: italic">LiewCF</span>][2], a Malaysian blogger has posted about _"[Cheques Gallery][1]" too._ <a href="http://cheques-gallery.blogspot.com/index.html" style="font-style: italic">Check it out</a>_[.][1]_
[1]: http://cheques-gallery.blogspot.com/index.html
[2]: http://www.liewcf.com/blog/archives/2007/02/cheques-gallery-proof-of-making-money-online/
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Can you go a day without your computers? That's the question the guys at &#8220;_Shutdown Day_&#8221; are asking. If you think you're up for the challenge then head on over to &#8220;_Shutdown Day_&#8221; to participate in the experiment.
Can you go a day without your computers? That's the question the guys at "_Shutdown Day_" are asking. If you think you're up for the challenge then head on over to "_Shutdown Day_" to participate in the experiment.
Just imagine, the whole world goes a day without computers. What happens? Does civilization start over? Could it be the modern day Armageddon?
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[Putty Home][2] | [Putty Download][3]
Run Putty, key in the address for your Linux box. In this example &#8220;10.99.34.6&#8221; &#8220;Pandora&#8221; is the Linux box hosting VM and on the VM &#8220;192.168.66.100&#8221; the is an Oracle database running on RHEL 3. The VM is setup with host only networking so it has no access beyond the host machine &#8220;Pandora&#8221;.
Run Putty, key in the address for your Linux box. In this example "10.99.34.6" "Pandora" is the Linux box hosting VM and on the VM "192.168.66.100" the is an Oracle database running on RHEL 3. The VM is setup with host only networking so it has no access beyond the host machine "Pandora".
[![putty1.png][4]][5]
Look for the SSH tree entry in the menu to the left. Expand it and go to &#8220;Tunnels&#8221;.
Look for the SSH tree entry in the menu to the left. Expand it and go to "Tunnels".
[![putty2.png][6]][7]
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**Source Port:** 1521
**Destination:** 192.168.66.100:1521
&#8220;Source port&#8221; is the port Putty will listen on for incoming connections.
&#8220;Destination&#8221; is the destination port we are trying to access. In this example the Oracle listener is listening on port 1521 for incoming traffic so we use that.
&#8220;1521&#8221; is the standard Oracle listener port.
"Source port" is the port Putty will listen on for incoming connections.
"Destination" is the destination port we are trying to access. In this example the Oracle listener is listening on port 1521 for incoming traffic so we use that.
"1521" is the standard Oracle listener port.
[![putty3.png][8]][9]
Remember to save the session in the session page.
Open Putty and login to the Linux box &#8220;Pandora&#8221; and port forwarding should be up.
Open Putty and login to the Linux box "Pandora" and port forwarding should be up.
That's it, have fun.
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9. Filter &#8211;> installation source. Select x11-video-nvidia and the appropriate kernel module.
Run &#8220;uname -r&#8221; to get the installed kernel version.
Run "uname -r" to get the installed kernel version.
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11. Once the installation is complete I suggest rebooting the machine. &#8220;Ctrl Backspace&#8221; will also work.
11. Once the installation is complete I suggest rebooting the machine. "Ctrl Backspace" will also work.
You will see an nVidia splash screen before the desktop comes up. This confirms the new nVidia drivers are loaded.
Installation instructions for other platforms are available at [here][10].
I updated my openSUSE 10.2 box at home last night after a fresh install. Too bad I'm stuck with an old 17&#8221; CRT as my LCD died. Sigh&#8230;..
I updated my openSUSE 10.2 box at home last night after a fresh install. Too bad I'm stuck with an old 17" CRT as my LCD died. Sigh&#8230;..
[1]: http://farm1.static.flickr.com/161/426784522_d917155812.jpg?v=0
[2]: http://farm1.static.flickr.com/155/426784528_29fe5eaeae.jpg?v=0
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