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Tips – Tricks

Insanely Awesome Web Interface for Your Git Repos

May 22, 2012

Almost 80-90 people visit How To: Install and Configure GitWeb everyday in search of setting up a web interface for their git repositories. Though gitweb is nice, it’s a bit painful to setup and the web interface is not that appealing. The other day I received this email from Klaus Silveira Hello Kulbir, I saw your article [...]

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Getting Started With Git

May 17, 2012

I have been using Git for years now and I am still a novice user. Actually, if you are an individual developer or work in a really small team, you don’t really need to go beyond using the basic stuff like cloning a repo, committing code, branching and pushing back to the origin repo. And [...]

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Javascript To Remove All Facebook Apps From Your Account

February 11, 2010

This is a guest post by Gaganpreet Arora AKA bitgeek. My Facebook app list was cluttered with useless apps accumulated over the time I had joined Facebook. The worst thing is that Facebook does not allow you to remove multiple apps in one go. You have to select one, confirm on “Are you sure?” first [...]

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Tip: Multiproxy Switch : Easily use multiple proxies in Firefox

December 19, 2009

A lot of people (especially working people with mobile devices like notebook/netbooks) need to use different proxy servers at home and office. There are several Firefox extensions available to achieve the required functionality but IMHO Multiproxy Switch(Mozilla Addon Page) is the best because Its simple and easy to use. It does what it should. No [...]

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How To: Save yourself from stupid Tech Support Questions

September 25, 2009

Almost every other geek is pwned by his friends or people he/she knows by their stupid tech support questions. And sometime they drag you to the limits that you get frustrated enough to shoot yourself and bang your head onto your computer screen How on earth can someone be so stupid But luckily I found [...]

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How To: Install PHP 5.3 on CentOS 5.1 or RHEL 5.1

September 23, 2009

PHP 5.2 and PHP 5.3 has tons of functionalities which are not provided by PHP 5.1 and PHP 5.1 is the most recent version of PHP available in CentOS 5.1 and RHEL 5.1 via updates. Also, its difficult for people to upgrade OS(s) on production servers frequently and especially if the servers are running absolutely [...]

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How To: New Mail Notification

September 17, 2009

mbooth commented on one of my last post (How To: GNOME GMail Notifier) informing that he/she uses mail-notification. I was curious to check it out for mail via IMAP and I found it way more useful as compared to Gnome Gmail Notifier. I especially like the option to configure it to check the mails every [...]

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How To: Configure Dual Display with ATI Radeon (fglrx)

September 15, 2009

As promised in my last post (News: ATI Catalyst Display Drivers 9.9 Released), I am back with a post on configuring dual display with ATI Radeon HD Graphics Card and proprietary catalyst (fglrx) drivers from ATI. Hardware Used Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD 3200 (256MB, onboard) Monitor 0: ViewSonic VG1930WM 1440×900 (19″ LCD, Connected via [...]

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How To: GNOME GMail Notifier

September 9, 2009

GNOME GMail (Google GMail) Notifier is an awesome tool for GNOME/Linux users if you are addicted to checking mails every few minutes. GMail Notifier solves a bit of your problems by notifying about multiple gmail accounts. One more plus point is that it can display GMail Notifications for new mails in accounts for which you [...]

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How To: Install and Use Twython (Python Wrapper for Twitter API)

September 5, 2009

As promised in my previous post, here is a brief howto on getting started with twython. The main advantage of Twython over several other python (or any other language) wrappers for Twitter API is that it works even when you are behind your organizations proxy. Download Twython You can download latest version of twython from [...]

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