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Installing Ruby on Rails Environment on Ubuntu

Installing Ruby on Rails Environment on Ubuntu

I have recently joined a bootcamp for Ruby on Rails and thought it might be a good idea to share what I believe to be a decent startup guide on how you should setup your server. By ...

Windows 8.1 – Not Detecting Third Monitor

Windows 8.1 – Not Detecting Third Monitor

Well I finally installed Windows 8.1, and although I finally got used to not having the Start button around, I'm not really going to complain about its return. So the first problem ...

Old Skype on Windows 8

Old Skype on Windows 8

Since the launch of Windows 8, I have been nothing but annoyed at the fact that you need to use the Metro Skype version that requires a full screen to use. It's a chat application, ...

HP TouchPad CM9 with Working Camera (Sort of)

HP TouchPad CM9 with Working Camera (Sort of)

It seems that someone has finally been able to get the HP TouchPad camera working and it's about time! Although it has its bugs and glitches, a camera is a camera and I'm sure we c ...

Watch Facebook Videos on TouchPad/Android

Watch Facebook Videos on TouchPad/Android

Many HP TouchPad or even Android owners these days are not able to watch Facebook Videos on their tablet or device. I have no real clue what's causing it, but I do know a simple so ...

Find My iPhone/iPod

Find My iPhone/iPod

Ever misplaced your iPod or iPhone and couldn't figure out where it was? Well you wont have to worry about that anymore, not with the app developed by Apple themselves called "Find ...

Disqus Comment Count Error

Disqus Comment Count Error

Well the great thing about starting up a new website, with a new template and such is the amount of bugs you encounter during its development. Obviously not everything will just go ...

FIX: Windows Vista Activation – Product Key in Use

There are many reasons as to why your activation will not work on Windows Vista. To name a few, you have chosen an invalid way of installing Vista (You chose Custom instead of Upgrade) or you have ran the installation without typing in the Product Key. Now when you get the prompt to activate Windows Vista, you get an error saying "Product Key already in use" - Do not fear, this does mean that Microsoft has ...

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Windows Vista File System – NTFS ONLY!

After going through a fellow bloggers article regarding the differences between FAT32 and NTFS (Which was something new I learn't today) I decided to warn any users who were about to upgrade to Windows Vista of a compulsary decision you need to make. First, I would like you to read over what crystalattice has blogged about in his article about ...

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FIX: Windows Vista – Slow Internet Download/Connection Speeds

Ever noticed how your Windows Vista's download speed is slower than your Windows XP's download speed? This most likely will occur if you have a RealTek Network Card installed on your computer. The reason why you have slow download speeds is because at the moment, there is a Vista driver that is out that is actually pointing to the date of 6-21-2006 when it should really be 1-26-2007. So that pretty much sum ...

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Windows Vista and Firewire – INCOMPATIBLE!

So you tried to plug in your Digital Camera or iPod using a Firewire connection and wondered, "Hmmmm why is Windows Vista not even detecting the device?" - Well here's the answer, it's quite simple really. With the new roll out of Windows Vista, rumour has it that Windows Vista does not ...

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Microsoft Windows Vista – Hardware Compatibility List

Just a lil tip for all you Windows XP users who want to make that move to Windows Vista - Especially those home / custom made computers with different hardware on your computers or users who wants to use Windows Vista x64 As I said in one of my previous blogs, make sure your computer is computers hardware is Vista compatible before you even think of buying the Operating System. So here's a little tip on wha ...

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Microsoft Windows XP and Windows Vista – Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage

"Help I can't browse the internet, I keep getting the error 'Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage' everytime I try to go online" So you were using your computer one day and out of no where you are unable to access the internet. You then try to trace your steps back to what you did last and came up with the conclusion that it was a windows update that caused the problem right? You might be right, but ...

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Microsoft Windows XP and Windows Vista – Internet Explorer Cannot Display the Webpage

So you were using your computer one day and out of no where you are unable to access the internet. You then try to trace your steps back to what you did last and came up with the conclusion that it was a windows update that caused the problem right? You might be right, but then again you might be wrong. I have come across quite a few people who have brough their computer to me blaming Microsoft for everythi ...

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