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A compact resource of Internet-based tools for information retrieval, interaction, and computer-mediated communication (human communication via computers.

Apr 30 2017

yum install php-soap not working

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If your php-soap install via yum is not working then here’s a quick fix to get things moving.

This problem can usually be fixed by editing the yum config file.

Apr 29 2017

Move Firefox 4 Homepage Icon

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Simple way of moving the Home page icon and other elements back to the usual, more convenient position in Firefox 4.

This is a simple 3 step procedure and will make all the difference if you spend a lot of time surfing the web in Firefox 4.

Apr 16 2017

Google removed page numbers from search

Google removed page numbers

An interesting development of the new instant search feature from Google, see’s the omission of Page numbers from the footer of search pages. This really does show Google’s focus on the SERP (Search Engine Result Page) hierarchy.

Apr 15 2017

Paypal’s new checkout for Firefox

Google removed page numbers

From September 1st 2010, Paypal has revised how its checkout looks, the Paypal checkout now resembles a normal eCommerce checkout, seperating the Order Summary and Payment methods with enough space to train the eye on the important aspects of the page. UPDATED: This new checkout only seems available on Firefox - Internet Explorer seems to be using the same old checkout.

Apr 14 2017

Send test e-mail message: Cannot send the message. Verify the e-mail address in your account properties.

Google removed page numbers

So you’ve followed Google’s instructions for getting smtp working from Outlook 2010, and yet Outlook is still returning with an error!? If you are experiencing this problem, then here’s the quick fix.

Apr 10 2017

Fix slow phpBB posting

This quick fix solves 99% of all phpBB slow posting problems.

Apr 06 2017

How to clear Linux caches

Simple method of clearing Linux cache, useful for dropping dentries and inodes from memory.