Downloading English version of the Knowledge Management exercise

I was trying to download the English version of the 1st KM exercise but I was automatically directed to the german homepage of the course.

Enabling Post Office Protocol or Internet Message Access Protocol

There is no doubt that gmail website would be the best place for searching the solution.
I summarize how I handled this problem (ofcourse using gmail help) in following steps:

1.Click “Settings” on the top right corner of your gmail account's homepage
2.Select the Tab “Forwarding and POP/IMAP “
3.There exists two different possibilities two choose : "POP"and "IMAP"(I clicked on the “learn more” of IMAP and found out that gmail has recommended it so I enabled IMAP).
4. Configure your outlook easily without being bothered with the Error prompt this time;)

Configuring gmail in outlook 2007

Have you ever tried to configure your outlook client mail program for gmail mail server? If yes, then you should be familiar with this damn error prompt:

"The connection to the server has failed. Account: 'pop.gmail.com', Server: 'smtp.gmail.com', Protocol: SMTP, Port: 465, Secure(SSL): Yes, Socket Error: 10060, Error Number: 0x800CCC0E"

json - an alternative to xml

json can be seen as a light-weight alternative to XML.

Port Coppermine Galery System to support Wordpress themes and functionality

Wordpress describes itself (http://wordpress.org/):
WordPress is a state-of-the-art publishing platform with a focus on aesthetics, web standards, and usability. WordPress is both free and priceless at the same time.
More simply, WordPress is what you use when you want to work with your blogging software, not fight it./

Coppermine describes itself (http://coppermine-gallery.net/) :
Coppermine is a multi-purpose fully-featured and integrated web picture gallery script written in PHP using GD or ImageMagick as image library with a MySQL backend.

How to setup your own mailing list via freelists

What do you need
--> a working email adress
--> a web browser and an internet connection


--> http://www.freelists.org/signup.html is the starting point
-->you have to insert the following information
Your email address:
Mailing list name. This becomes the email address that subscribers will send their posts to. It should be no more than 15 characters:

--> Do not forget to accept the terms of use (there is a checkbox in the wall of text above the input fileds)

--> click next

How to setup your imap server via procmail and fetchmail to filter your emails from different mail accounts

What do you need
--> linux server (Ubuntu can do the job http://www.ubuntu.com/GetUbuntu/download)
--> imap (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=57157)
--> fetchmail (http://fetchmail.berlios.de/)
--> procmail (http://www.procmail.org/)

How to configure
--> start a shell and log on your server

fetchmail
--> enter vim .fetchmail.rc
--> enter i to insert content
--> now you can add several servers
--> example: you have to edit content inside {} delete{} afterwards
#Server gmx

will_paginate

I recently had the same problem and found really fancy plugin:

will_paginate

The plugin can be installed like so:

First, ensure that you’re running at least RubyGems 1.2 (check gem -v if you’re not sure).

The will_paginate gem is built by GitHub. Add GitHub to your gem sources (once per machine):

gem sources -a http://gems.github.com

Install the library:

gem install mislav-will_paginate

To enable the library your Rails 2.0.x (or even 1.2.x) project, load it in “config/environment.rb”

Rails::Initializer.run do |config|
...
end

require "will_paginate"

Ruby On Rails Pagination

Hi TU Techies!

I´m currently working on my first Ruby On Rails applikation.
A part of this app is an adress-management userinterface. As the app manages a great amount of adresses there is a search page in the app.

I want to display the search results with a google like pagintor.
But I don´t really how.

Pleas help me!

SRVINSTW.EXE from Windows Resource Kit

One way to do it is with SRVINSTW.EXE from Windows Resource Kit. You
can make a service out of any executable this way.

Here is a page describing how to do it (this one is for Instiki, but it doesn't really matter):
http://www.instiki.org/show/Running+as+a+Windows+Service

Sorry that this solution is not as straight forward as the ruby way.
But it works i run my apps that way.

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