Setting up an Extended Desktop for Watching Charts and Indicators


My friend wanted to use more than one monitor for trading purpose (watching charts and indicators) from within Meta Trader. Actually the solution already exists if you have a laptop with Intel Chipset and an out for external Monitor.   There could be similar solution for other Chipset manufacturers too (Nvidea etc). Select “extended desktop”…

Nokia N900


My Nokia N900 suddenly started losing battery charge fast. I have updated the latest beta repositories and installed as much as new (useful) applications I can. The situation became so bad, that I cannot use my phone for even few calls. I was charging my phone more rather than using it. So, I decided to…

Customizing Gedit as Web Developer’s IDE


These tips I followed from Micah Carrick’s blog 1. get the tag for gedit wget http://www.micahcarrick.com/files/gedit_webdev_tags-0.1.tar.gz tar -xzf gedit_webdev_tags-0.1.tar.gz sudo mkdir /usr/share/gedit-2/plugins/taglist sudo cp *.tags /usr/share/gedit-2/plugins/taglist/ rm -rf *.gz *.tags 2. get current version of PHP_Beautifier and other useful stuffs sudo apt-get install csstidy linkchecker sudo pear install PHP_Beautifier-0.1.14 3. use external tools plugin for…

First Step before Creating a Webapp with YII


Install LAMP Server Install PHPunit % sudo pear channel-discover pear.phpunit.de% sudo pear install phpunit/PHPUnit Install Selenium Download Selenium Remote Control (Selenium RC) zip file from http://seleniumhq.org/download/.Run Server from shell % java -jar selenium-server.jar Running the Functional Tests Before we can run this functional test, we need to make a couple of configuration changes to our…

Configuring GII


Before we can start using Gii, we have to configure it for use within our application.At this point you probably know enough to guess we would do that in our mainapplication configuration file, protected/config/main.php. This is correct. Toconfigure Gii for use, open this file and add the following highlighted code to thereturned array: return array(‘basePath’=>dirname(__FILE__).DIRECTORY_SEPARATOR.’..’,‘name’=>’My…

Voice and Video Calls with Empathy using GTalk


Install the following packages sudo apt-get install telepathy-sofiasip telepathy-butterfly telepathy-idle libtelepathy-farsight0 python-tpfarsight gstreamer0.10-plugins-ugly-multiverse gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg

Google Apps Tips and Tricks


Forgot unique string if you forgot the unique string Google generated for you at the time of your Google Apps setup. visit this url Adding MX entries to Cpanel during setup. Log in to your cPanel account Click Mail Click Modify Mail Exchanger (MX Entry). A list of your current MX records will appear Click…

How to change window button layout from left to right in Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx)


I was accustomed to managing my windows on the right side so far, both in windows and linux. Suddenly Ubuntu decided to break away from this. So if we want to change it to the right again instead of the default left position. Enter the following command. gconftool-2 –set /apps/metacity/general/button_layout –type string menu:minimize,maximize,close

Love


It is a very strange feeling. Like you are just born yet there is no mother to take care of you. Like you are just married and there is no wife. Like you have so many friends who are willing to help you to any extent and you do not know what to ask them….

Yii framework one to many tutorial


I am very new to PHP frameworks in general and MVC framework in particular. After several hours of googling, I came to a conclusion that Yii is the best (for me, at least). I am writing this post so that it can serve as a reference for me as well as others. I closely followed…