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Freshers - Getting to your first ...

India is at a cusp of a unique phenomenon. On the one hand the number of students graduating from the mushrooming Technology & Engineering colleges is growing exponentially. On the other hand the quality of these budding ‘engineers’ is getting questioned all around. The vision of why one wants to … more

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Keep the thread thin - An Email ...

This may sound silly to many of us but very often we tend to ignore this very basic aspect of our daily business or even personal emails. Email threads are identified by the subject line and then of course by the content therein. But over time the focus changes and … more


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Transfer iOS app to another account ...

Many situations necessitate transferring an app to a different account. Takeovers, Mergers or Handovers to name a few. It used to be a nightmare at one point but staring June 2013, Apple made it possible for developers to transfer the ownership of iOS apps. This news has brought with an … more

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Solved Centos 5.8 Error in php.ini

You could be experiencing this after the cpanel upgrade and here’s how we got this addressed. This was throwing the crons out of gear as well. You need root access on SSH on the server.

[root@host]~ >> php blah.php PHP: Error parsing /usr/local/lib/php.ini on line 793

Open the file /usr/local/lib/php.ini… more


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Weird 500 internal server error on ...

The recent CentOS 5.x systems have mod_security built in and the 2.x doesn’t allow overriding it on .htaccess and this causes a lot of heartbreaks to folks that want some basic things done on wordpress and a lot of other software. This post deals with getting around it for wordpress.… more

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Skype Startup Blues

Every time the cool skype gets an upgrade, the start-up nightmare starts. You start getting emails that complain about your online absence. Here’s how you can get over it. Start Skype. Go to Tools Options and Uncheck the option to Start skype when Windows starts and close.

You can restart … more