Category Archives: Software

VirtualBox 1.6

Shame on me, not visiting VirtualBox for long time make my mind make tiny error in making conclusion. This project is dead.

I’m totally wrong of course :-)

VirtualBox 1.6 already released.

Click here to download

Some interesting feature in VirtualBox after acquisition by Sun :

  • Solaris and Mac OS X host support
  • Seamless windowing for Linux and Solaris guests
  • Guest Additions for Solaris
  • A webservice API
  • SATA hard disk (AHCI) controller
  • Experimental Physical Address Extension (PAE) support

Microsoft has Virtual Machine, Sun has VirtualBox ­čśë

Copy Paste in Remote Desktop session

It’s not work!

I said that to my staff when I copy his file and try to paste it on my computer using remote desktop.

After look around in the option finally I can see my mistake :-)

Here the steps to enable copy and paste operation in my windows xp  :

1. Open Remote Desktop

2. Click ‘Options’ to see more. Click on ‘Local Resources’

3. Click ‘More’

4. Thick on ‘Drives’ to enable access to ‘all’ drive or

5. Click + sign to choose a drive only.

Yes, putty for all day long make me bit nervous :-)

Custom Printing in MS Excel 2007

My bad, I always ask my staff about custom printing in Ms Excel 2007.

I make this post  for case when I forgot I can refer to this post :-)

1. Click Page Layout Tab

2. Click Size

3. Click On ‘ More Paper Size

4. Finally, I got ‘Adjust to’. I need it to shrink my print area to get one paper print only :-)

Done :-)

Freeware & Shareware for Disk Partition Needs

Set partition for some person can be daunting task but as time must goes on the task must be done :-)

Acronis Disk Director Suite allows you to perform basic as well as advanced disk management operations. With this tool you can resize, move, copy, split, merge, restore and explore partitions without losing your data. The product allows you to install multiple operating systems on your PC and detect operating systems that became unbootable due to some accidental reasons. You can also select the hard disk drive you want to boot from.

I try to list freeware and shareware of partition disk software.

Freeware

1. Ranish Partition Manager

Partition Manager is a freeware program that partitions hard disks. It will help you to install and dualboot Linux and multiple copies of Windows. For example, it will let you to run Win ME, Win 2k, and Linux on a single box. Also, using Partition Manager you can copy, move, and resize disk partitions.

2. Partition Resizer

New features include:

Int13 extensions support allows handling of disks up to 2TB (2048GB) of size.
New Resizing/Moving engine with simpler interface. Move and resize your partitions in one step.
Transparent extended partition resizing (no more confusion with extended partitions).
Command line parameters for accessing advanced options (read-only operation etc.).

Partition Resizer is a small DOS executable, which requires no installation, and can perform, all these tasks in a short while, giving you the opportunity to re-arrange your partitions safely, quickly and fuss-free.

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how to do chmod in windows?

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How to do chmod 644 in windows? my friend ask me that question when he try to install oscommerce in his windows xp.

hmmm…..

IMHO, thereis no chmod in windows but they have ‘properties‘ to play with, for example :

1. Pick one file to experiment with.

chmod

 

2.  Right click on selected file then choose ‘properties’

 

3. select ‘Read-only’

4. done, just choose ‘Read-only’ then click ‘Apply’ to make equivalent to chmod +r

p.s : 7 = 4 + 2 + 1

4 = read

2 = write

1 = execute