Linux Tips and Tricks Windows

How to install Notepad++ plugin

From Wikipedia: “Notepad++ is a text editor and source code editor for Windows. One advantage of Notepad++ over the built-in Windows text editor, Notepad, is tabbed editing, which allows working with multiple open files.” Download your plugin e.g. TextFX Place the dll file in the plugin subfolder of Notepad++ Load the plugin by going to Settings -> Import -> Import Plugin and select […]


Launching Windows Task Manager

There are several way to open Windows Task Manager. The fastest and easiest way is Ctrl + Shift + Esc. This is possible in Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8 From Run or a command line type and run “Taskmgr” Rightclick on the taskbar and select “Start Task Manager” By holding down Ctrl+Alt+Del opens the Windows […]

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CSS3 Gradient Generator

Using gradient color can be cool and be completed with css style. Making a gradient color in css can be completed as following: [sourcecode language=”css”] <script type="text/css"> .txt { background-image: linear-gradient(bottom, rgb(132,170,193) 15%, rgb(159,204,232) 58%, rgb(191,245,255) 79%); background-image: -o-linear-gradient(bottom, rgb(132,170,193) 15%, rgb(159,204,232) 58%, rgb(191,245,255) 79%); background-image: -moz-linear-gradient(bottom, rgb(132,170,193) 15%, rgb(159,204,232) 58%, rgb(191,245,255) 79%); background-image: -webkit-linear-gradient(bottom, […]

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Make Chrome Behave As A Mobile Browser By Changing The User Agent

Making your browser behave like a mobile browser can be helpful sometimes, this can easily be done by changing the user agent. This tools can also be helpful if you’re a developer and you want to test a site in different environment. In the past you had to install an extension. Chrome have included a […]

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Eclipse complains about jquery minified JS files

When using minified files in Eclipse it can caused errors when there shouldn’t be any. Eclipse complains when using jquery.min.js files. One solution is to ignore the specific file. Go to : Project->Properties->JavaScript->Include Path->Source-> Excluded Groups ignore specific files by adding a suitable exclusion pattern e.g. **/jquery*.js Solution found at bug report 349020 comment 15 via stackoverflow topic ignore […]


Open zip file on MAC

Mac should be able to open a zip, however, depending on version, OS or some other strange reason. Mac OS X has a built-in application to do this, Archive Utility, but apparently this does not work with every zip files. The Archive Utility error: “Unable to expand “” into “Downloads”. (Error 2 – No such file […]

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iOS Development Error: No identities are available for signing

When trying to publish an iOS app to app store the following error came when running the validate. “Choose an application record and an identity to sign with: No identities are available for signing” Now by searching the iOS Developer Library, guides and stackoverflow the problem could be several different things. However in this case […]

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Text Ascii Art Generator

Stumble upon this Text Ascii Art Generator with over 300 different Ascii Art output. Easy to use. Write your text in the top, select the Font in the left side, if you want to see them all you can select __TEST ALL__ and click the button. _____ . _ ( \,___, ___ ___ ___ _/_ […]

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SourceCode Compressor

When optimizing it can be a good idea to compress (also called minification) your files by removing all unnecessary characters from source code. There are several website which can easily help with that: HTML Compressor JavaScript Compressor CSS Compressor

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Use Small Icons On Your Start Menu In Windows

To switch to small icons, right-click in the Start menu, and then click “Properties“. Make sure the “Start Menu“ tab, and then click “Customize”. In Windows 7 and Windows Vista you scroll to the bottom of the list, clear the “Use large icons“ check box, and then click Ok. In Windows XP select “Small icons”, and then click Ok.