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With the world as we know is coming to an end on 21th December 2012, the developer of Notepad++ has come up with the End of World Edition. Lets just hope this will not be the last version of Notepad++. The developer has also asked its users to  report bugs or regressions BEFORE the 21th December 2012. 🙂 One of the important fix in this release is that the file deleted from Notepad++ will now be send to the Recycle Bin  instead of deleted the file from disk completely. The version 6.2.3 contains some fixes and few new features/changed behaviours: Fix find “\r\n” bug in RegExpr mode. Change “Delete file” command to “Move to Recycle Bin”. Add Remove empty lines feature. Change document default value from [&hellip

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Some of us might have read about Mozilla foundation coming up with a new mobile operating system which will be developed in HTML5, called Firefox OS. And we all thought that it will be one big HTML5 web page when booted up! Well its much more than that. Its a complete mobile operating system now. Mozilla now have a working emulator of the OS called r2d2b2g. The OS can be previewed on Firefox browser as an add on. Its a 61.2 Mb download and once done you can test it by selecting Tools > B2G Desktop. BTW b3g stands for ‘Boot to Gecko’. With the OS, Mozilla is targeting markets that cannot afford a smartphone like the iPhone or Android. The complete OS is written [&hellip

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Opening a VMDK file (Virtual Machine Disk, is a file format used for virtual appliances developed for VMware products) in Oracle VirtualBox is ridiculously simple! But when googled for this method I was surprised to find that there was no tutorials explaining this simple procedure. All of them wanted me to convert the .vmdk file to a .vdi file. To put it words you “You Just Need to Run it”. There is how it is….  1. In the VirtualBox  Manager click the New button to create a new virtual machine. 2. Input the name of your virtual machine and select the OS you would like to have. I selected Linux and Debian as I will be running a Turnkey Linux VMDK 3. Set the amount [&hellip

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There are still a very good number of PHP developers who still work on Widows and MacOS environment. Although seasoned PHP professional advise the use of Linux based environment for PHP development, many find it hard to transform from one OS environment to the other. So invariably we end up using a local AMP stack for development. These tools have evolved over time, are very stable and ideal for PHP development. But deep within, we all have this itch to develop in a Linux enviroment but are afraid of the OS transformation

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