Category Archives: Software

Cannot find module XXXX

Today, I was working on a small node project. I did an npm init . followed by adding a few dependencies to my package.json I then proceeded to run npm install and edited a simple coffee script file. When I … Continue reading

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Fiddler and failure to intercept HTTPS traffic

If for some reason (for us, it was an easy transfer between domains) you get a message from makecert that it failed to acquire a security provider form the issuer’s certificate, do the following: Open mmc Add a Certificates snap-in … Continue reading

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How to lock your Mac and not lose WiFi connectivity

Lock your Mac, seriously When you leave your Mac alone, you need to lock it!!! The basics of security right? Apparently not… How to lock your Mac using only your keyboard? It is really simple! This is all over the … Continue reading

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Find out GCC optimizations of -march -mtune etc

If you want to check what optimizations your current gcc settings give you, you need to use: echo | gcc -dM -E – -march=native You can then grep the output to check stuff like MMX, SSE or 3dNOW. To test … Continue reading

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Rails 3.0.9 and Mongo_Mapper error when using a generator

I was trying out the mongo_mapper gem with a small app that I had. I didn’t want to re-create a new app with the option to skip active-record (too easy apparently….) so instead, I converted the app to use mongo … Continue reading

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Error whith rspec on Ubuntu 11.04

This is mostly a personal note to remember next time I run into this. After setting up my rails environment on Ubuntu 11.04 last night, I had the bad surprise of having an error every time I tried to run … Continue reading

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Fix Plymouth configuration on Ubuntu 11.04, after upgrade from 10.10

If you don’t get the splash screen you usually have on Ubuntu after an upgrade to 11.04 Natty, then you need to follow the steps below, that should work for most cases and should not harm: Launch your Terminal: sudo … Continue reading

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