Archive for December 2009

Screencast: Joomla Flickr How To

Here’s explained how to download, install and configure the latest version of my Joomla! Flickr component.

The birth of Nasza Klasa

Joomla and Gmail How To

A couple of weeks ago, I decided to use Gmail as SMTP server to send emails from my Joomla website. HereĀ is explained what I did to make everything working. First of all, I edited my configuration.php file to contain the following settings: var $mailer = ‘SMTP Server’; var $mailfrom = ‘MY_GMAIL_ADDRESS’; var $smtpauth = ’1′; … Continue reading

Forgot your Windows Vista Password?

Sometimes it can happen that you forget your password for your Windows Vista account. First of all, don’t panic, since you will probably be able to reset it, without losing your data. Just download the following file. It contains a bootable image (.iso) that you need to burn into a new CD. You can use … Continue reading

PHP and Emacs. How to Browse Documentation.

I’ve just started using Emacs for PHP development and the first thing I wanted to do was to browse the official PHP documentation directly from within Emacs. I know that a couple of existing PHP modes claim to offer documentation browsing, but as far as I’ve seen they merely open a browser and point to … Continue reading

How to Enable Google Real Time Search

Google just revealed real-time search. Here’s the original article: http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2009/12/relevance-meets-real-time-web.html If you’re wondering how to enable it, well… Real time search will be available for everyone in a few days. If it’s still not active for you, just do the following: Go to http://www.google.com Search for something Edit the URL so it contains: &esrch=RTSearch&tbs=rltm%3A1. For … Continue reading

How to set up UNIX permission for files and directories. Cleverly.

Sometimes you need to recursively set a specific UNIX permission for a whole set of files and/or directories. And you want to have a different permission for your files and for your directories. For example, when installing a CMS like Joomla (or Moodle), you might want to recursively set the UNIX permissions to 700 for … Continue reading


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