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[3 Nov 2009 | Comments Off on Change FireFox default search egine (about:config) | ]
Change FireFox default search egine (about:config)

For some reason my default search engine in FireFox was changed to Ask.com, probably because I installed there tool bar accidentally. Today it was time to get rid of this and switch back to good ald Google.These are the steps I took to change the default search engine in FireFox

Open a new tab.
Enter “about:config” and hit enter, this brings up the all powerful settings of Firefox.
You should agree to the warning that you could potentially mess things up
In the filter enter keyword.url
Double click and change keyword.url string to Google, the …

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[11 Jun 2009 | Comments Off on Convert id_rsa to putty .ppk | ]

Excellent article on how to convert a id_rsa private key to a putty ppk.
I just converted a key with a passphrase, the procedure is the same just enter the passphrase when PuttyGen asks for it.
http://wazem.blogspot.com/2007/11/how-to-convert-idrsa-keys-to-putty-ppk.html

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[20 Apr 2009 | Comments Off on Oracle buys Sun | ]

Apparently Oracle has just aquired SUN Microsystems.
What will this mean for projects like OpenOffice but also for MySQL?

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[12 Apr 2009 | Comments Off on Enable WordPress XML-RPC remote publishing interface | ]
Enable WordPress XML-RPC remote publishing interface

I just installed the WordPress plugin on my iPhone.
This application requires to have XML-RPC enabled on WordPress. By default this interface in not enabled so you have to explicitly enable it. Follow these steps to enable XML-RPC on your WordPress blog:

Login to WordPress as the admin user
Navigate to Settings > Writing
Tick the box next to “XML-RPC”
On the bottom of the page click “Save Changes”

Now you should be able to use the WordPress plugin on your Iphone.