Showing posts from February, 2010

Worth Reading 'Funny Hacker Story'

shut up i hack you ok, i’m quiet, hope you don’t show us how good a hacker you are ^^ tell me your network number man then you’re dead Eh, it’s or maybe yes exactly that’s it: I’m waiting for you great attack in five minutes your hard drive is deleted Now I’m frightened shut up you’ll be gone i have a program where i enter your ip and you’re dead say goodbye to whom? to you man buy buy I’m shivering thinking about such great Hack0rs like you * bitchchecker ( Quit (Ping timeout#) More is in here.

Gmail and OpenID

Q. Can I use Gmail as OpenID ? A. Yes. Q. How can I use my gmail ID as OpendID ? A. Use the url

Google History

With Web History, you'll be able to: View and manage your web activity. You know that great web site you saw online and now can't find? From now on, you can. With Web History, you can view and search across the full text of the pages you've visited, including Google searches, web pages, images, videos and news stories. You can also manage your web activity and remove items from your web history at any time. Get the search results most relevant to you. Web History helps deliver more personalized search results based on the things you've searched for on Google and the sites you've visited. You might not notice a big impact on your search results early on, but they should steadily improve over time the more you use Web History. Follow interesting trends in your web activity. Which sites do you visit frequently? How many searches did you do between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.? Web History can tell you about these and other interesting trends in your web activity. htt

Upside Down Web Cam Simple Fix

Many laptop put their webcam upside down resulting in flipped images in Ubuntu. There were fixes for some but for some you had to physically remount the camera. The webcam that comes with Lenovo Ideapad Y510 is also mounted upside down. Unluckily there wasn't any simple fix for this. (some people rotated the camera physically). Fortunately Hans de Goede  came with a beautiful solution . Open Terminal and add libv4l ppa sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libv4l/ppa Update your software list sudo aptitude update Install libv4l sudo aptitude install libv4l-0 You have to use the following command to open any application that uses webcam LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/libv4l/ application_name If you use 64 bit system, use the following command LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib32/libv4l/ application_name

Multiple profile in Google Chrome in Ubuntu

I'm talking on basis of Ubuntu. This may or may not work in other OS. You can use Google Chrome with multiple profile to: Open different email address at once. For eg: open in one window and in another Separate personal stuff and your work stuff Allow your family member to login without you signing out These are the main reasons I use multiple profile in google-chrome. If you don't want to go through this hassles, you can always open multiple browsers. For case in point you are browsing and your sister wants to open the same site for quick check, you can either open different browser or open the same browser that has different profile. (or open in private mode too) Both my favorite browsers Chrome and Firefox supports multiple profile. For now I'll write instructions for Chrome: Right click your panel, select add to panel and select custom application launcher (if you want to add in panel) or Right click the menu , se