Friday, September 26, 2008

Solaris Performance Monitoring

Performance monitoring tools on Solaris using split GNU screen windows :-).

Thursday, September 11, 2008

Adding more speeddial boxes to Opera.

By default, Opera uses a 3x3 grid for the speeddial. You can change this to whatever you want by editing the speeddial.ini file.

Open a new opera tab and type in opera:config and search for "speeddial" in the Quick Find bar.

You now have the location of speeddial.ini from User Prefs - Speed Dial File. Edit this file.

Make sure you close Opera, and edit this file.

Add the following lines to the top of the speeddial.ini file:


This should give you a solid 16 speeddial boxes.

Sunday, September 07, 2008

Making VMware Console work with Firefox 3.0.1

If you're running VMware Server 2 and require the console plugin to work with Firefox, you can use this trick to make it work once you update to Mozilla Firefox 3.0.1:

Just edit the VMware Console plugin install.rdf and change the:




and restart Firefox. Now update Firefox and all should work fine.

The install.rdf should be located in the plugin folder (~/.mozilla or similar on UNIX and Document and Settings or User/username/Application Data on Windows. Example:

C:\Documents and Settings\cmihai\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\eqz4a1i8.default\extensions\

Just search for VMwareVMRC.

Thursday, September 04, 2008

VirtualBox 2.0 Released.

The 2.0 release of VirtualBox is now available.