Category / annoyances

  • August 11, 2009 - kenshinjeff

    xtuple, postgresql and multiple users login

    So I’ve been playing with xTuple, and it seems like it’s gonna be the new ERP system that I’ll be using these days. Naturally, I do not have any idea what I’m doing yet, but it sure took me some time to figure out how to enable multiple logins. Sure it’s noobish, but there wasn’t […]

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  • If, for some reason your phone does NOT come with the T9 numeric pad input, here’s what you can do. As from: or from me $ adb remount $ adb push /system/lib/ $ adb push HTC_IME.apk /system/app/HTC_IME.apk $ adb shell reboot If that’s too hard for you to understand, do this instead: […]

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  • June 12, 2009 - kenshinjeff

    adb error device not found android phone

    WinXP detects your spanking new android phone as a USB mass storage device instead of a Composite ADB interface, no matter how you install the USB drivers from the android sdk. Here’s what you need to do. Right click My Computer, Hardware Tab, Windows Update, “Never search windows update for drivers”, OK. Enable debugging on […]

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  • This is another one of my posts to remind me that I wasted a ridiculous amount of time by not remembering useful stuff. Well okay, I do remember most of it, just that I could have done way better with the time I spent. So here they are so that other people won’t have to […]

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  • March 27, 2009 - kenshinjeff

    painless google calendar syncing with outlook

    Download and then use you google account to login. If it tells you your timezone is borked, you have 3 options: SP3 Download the timezone fix and amend your registry Download IntelliAdmin Network Administrator 8 Trial and run it with the following settings: Step1: Select Daylight Saving Timing update Step2: Check Include local system […]

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  • Don’t start on why I’m not nuking the entire partition. There’s always some scenario somewhere which requires you NOT to fdisk the #[email protected]%!^ thing. First off (Seriously, someone should write a bat file for this) Backup the following: C:\Documents and Settings\<yourusername>\Desktop\ C:\Documents and Settings\<yourusername>\My Documents\My Music C:\Documents and Settings\<yourusername>\My Documents\My Pictures C:\Documents and Settings\<yourusername>\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\ […]

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  • December 22, 2008 - kenshinjeff

    how to export plaxo 3 contacts to csv

    I swear man, one day I’m just going to write a bloody app myself and stop using this freaking irritating plaxo with such a lousy interface. The only nice thing about it is that it integrates rather nicely with outlook. This is the url you have to visit if you want to export your […]

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  • June 26, 2008 - kenshinjeff

    bloody net share, delete hidden window shares

    Ever tried to connect to a shared drive to find out that you have been denied access when you just added access to yourself? This happens most commonly when you have 2 shares on the host computer, each has different access levels. Example: One share named ‘A’ shared with ‘Everyone’ , another share named ‘B’ […]

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