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Fix non-stop repeated proxy authentication dialog box in FireFox.

If repeated proxy authentication in Firefox bugging you so much, here is the trick to fix it. I tried and it is working fine. In FF Location bar, type about:config, and press Enter. “This might void your warranty!” warning page may appear. Click I’ll be careful, I promise!, to continue to the about:config page. In […]

Gosh! sun.com redirects to oracle.com.

Today my colleague pointed out that sun.com and sunmicrosystem.com redirects to oracle.com. Man… they have taken over SUN and its complete brand name and domain too! Not feeling good about this. It feels like Oracle is suggesting who is the boss. This transition seems to have taken place n 28th Jan 2010. Though Oracle has […]

Blog has moved!!!

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Ultimate Sidhu Quotes

Today I received a mail with collection of famous quotes by Navjot Singh Sidhu………………… 1. That ball went so high it could have got an air hostess down with it. 2. There is light at the end of the tunnel for India, but it’s that of an incoming train which will run them over. 3. […]

Your pen drive bigger than 4GB?

Do you know that pen drives are formatted in FAT32? Do you know that maximum file size supported by FAT32 is 4GB? Did you ever try to copy files bigger than 4GB in your pen drive, only to be confronted by some error? Today we have pen drives of 8GB, 32GB and more capacity ones […]

Home new home!

Finally I have my own domain name and my blog on my very own domain. I have now migrated my htpp://applegrew.blogspot.com to here. Welcome home. 🙂

It’s all Arranged

Of late I have seen many friends, who happened to be females, get engaged or in the process of getting engaged pretty soon. All have many things in common. They are independent and like it to remain that way. They are educated and earn for themselves. They have friends, both men and women. All these […]

Router settings for TATA Indicom Broadband connection.

I have a Netgear ADSL Wifi router. The router provided to me by TATA Indicom was below par so I decided to use my router. Below are the settings you need to configure your router. Note that you need a router with ADSL modem (like my Netgear DG834G). Multiplexing method: LLC-Based DSL Mode: ADSL2+ VPI: […]

A book on my great grandfather

My grandfather has recently finished a book on his father, who was a well known religious and a noble figure. This book is now being printed and its limited copies will be out soon. More details about the book and download link for the book will be available from here later.

Struts 1 config file reference documentation

This documentation is just a copy paste of portions of official Struts DTD. As I couldn’t find any easy to find reference on it hence I have put together this just to be easily locatable. The values in [] are default values for that attribute. Top Level Elements:- <struts-config> (the root of the configuration file […]

Asynchronously call a remote web page without the complexity of AJAX

Let me first give me my scenario where I needed such a thing, so that it may clear what I mean by the title of this post. Scenario:- For a J2EE Online Library project of mine I needed to display a list of books that can be issued. Each book’s entry had a corresponding check […]

Using Airtel Edge/GPRS Micromax MMX 610U USB device to surf the internet from Linux

This has been a major headache for me to reboot to Windows just to surf my net, and to update my Linux machine I had to forward the internet connection from a Windows computer to my Linux machine. None-the-less I eventually managed to make it work to day. 🙂 Note that I managed to make […]