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Searching from Chrome’s Omnibox

Searching from Chrome’s Omnibox

You can search other websites, such as YouTube, from Chrome’s omnibox. Chrome automatically saves a list of the search engines you come across while browsing. So, if you visit http://www.youtube.com, Chrome will add the YouTube search engine to your list of search engines. And, from then on, you’ll be able to search YouTube directly from the omnibox by typing http://www.youtube.com, pressing space, and adding your search terms. If you want to view, update, or modify your search engines, follow the…

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Order Food via Twitter! Faasos!

Order Food via Twitter! Faasos!

I, and my family, love Faasos! We love their wraps! They are delivered hot and are simply delicious! We discovered them by word of mouth – the mouth of my brother-in-law Rohan Padhi, who likes to keep it stuffed with choice food whenever and where ever he can find it. The problem is that he runs everyday and the stuff he stuffs his mouth with does not immediately take up residence around his waist and belly. Not fair! But I…

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Rediff Mail – Forward to GMail

Rediff Mail – Forward to GMail

My wife and brother-in-law bought an iPad for my father-in-law, Sudhakar Padhi. I of course got the job of making sure it is all setup with the appropriate accessibility settings so that he can use it. He has low vision and used to read a lot before his eye sight started deteriorating. It is stable now but he has trouble reading anything less that font size 32. Anyway, he has been using Rediff Mail – don’t ask me why! I…

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Windows Remote Desktop from Ubuntu

Windows Remote Desktop from Ubuntu

GeekyProject.com has the perfect write up on how to use remote desktop to a Windows based computer from Ubuntu. I tried it from my Ubuntu 11.04 based laptop and it worked like a charm 🙂 I am now able to connect to my Amazon EC2 based servers from Ubuntu. One more reason to stay with Ubuntu rather than go back to Windows 7… Thanks GeekyProjects.

Test of Publishing from my BlackBerry

Test of Publishing from my BlackBerry

Hello World! The traditional greeting of the geek trying out a new way of expressing themselves. I have found a BlackBerry app that supports WordPress. The app recognised my blog settings based on the URL and my login credentials, imported all settings including my existing categories. This is my first post from my BlackBerry using the new app. Hello World! http://blackberry.wordpress.com

Stop Thief! awetechnews.com Steals from Oracle Blogger

Stop Thief! awetechnews.com Steals from Oracle Blogger

On Feb 19, 2010, awang of awetechnews.com stole an entire blog post from Vijay Shanmugam’s Oracle Blog – Oracle E-Business Suite – Process Management, Integration and Event System! Vijay is a senior engineer in the Oracle E-Business Suite’s Application Technology Group & works in the Product Integration space. He is an active technology blogger and delivers incisive & authoritative articles. On February 18, 2010, Vijay posted an excellent article titled “Business Events – EBS Adapter vs SOA Gateway”. On February 19,…

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ATG & ATI Outing – Feb 5, 2010

ATG & ATI Outing – Feb 5, 2010

We of the EBS ATG & ATI teams had a day long outing at Leonia Resort in Secunderabad on Friday 5, 2010. It was a fun filled day and we all had a ton of fun. Arrangements for the event started just 2 days before but we managed to get everything in place. Sarat, Satya, Pandurang, Rekha, Malvika, Dhivyapriya, and many others helped organize things. Our day started at the Oracle office in Madhapur. Two buses were to pick us…

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Lightbox 2 with Auto-Resize in WordPress

Lightbox 2 with Auto-Resize in WordPress

I finally found a solution to my WordPress woes with large images and my attempts to use Lightbox 2 by Lokesh Dhakar. Many thanks to Hannes Schmiderer for showing me the way and for sharing the code that he hacked together from other sources. Please check out his blog and the many interesting articles he has there. This fix is not yet implemented in this blog (http://whatho.satpathy.org) but will be shortly. I have it working on my children’s web site,…

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