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Interesting builtin features in Windows

Nice article listing some of them:

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Pic that always make me laugh

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How to discover which user is sending email in zimbra

Check /var/log/zimbra.log, username connected is logged as sasl_username

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How to make formula result permanent in excel

Make cell's content formula (ie "=blah blah blah"); when you get value you need copy it to clipboard, then choose paste special instead of normal paste and uncheck pasting formulas.

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If Netbeans fails to start

Try this:
env LD_PRELOAD=/usr/local/lib/ netbeans-7.3

(or whatever version you are using if not 7-3)

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Using Compiz with FreeBSD

For setting up X server follow instructions here. (Long story short, use nvidia driver, add glx and extmod extensions to xorg.conf, and add argb-glx-visuals to monitor.)

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How to mount ISO with FreeBSD

Like this:
mdconfig /path/to/iso
mount -t cd9660 /dev/mdX /mountpoint

X being md unit reported by mdconfig command.

After done with ISO unmount it and delete md created for it:
umount /mountpoint
mdconfig -d -u X

(Again X being md unit as reported during creation)

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How to format json data

Using python from command line:
cat file.json | python -mjson.tool

Keep in mind this will sort keys in structures.

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Running unit tests from console

If you created and compiled unit tests using MonoDevelop you need to copy several dlls to the same directory before you can use nunit-console with compiled dll. Those libraries can be found /usr/local/lib/monodevelop/AddIns/NUnit directory

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Installing monodoc on FreeBSD

I don't have any idea if mono-tools is still supported package, but its build is badly broken at least on FreeBSD. Anyway, the only tool I find really useful there is monodoc, which luckily can be installed manually like this:


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