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Upgrade Simple Machines Forum to version 2.0 from 1.1

Simple Machines Forum (SMF) is one of the most used PHP forum’s avaible. I like it very much because it’s very easy to integrate with your web site. The SMF API is very easy to use and gives you a good way to use the forum session on the whole website. Last year SMF finally […]

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Using command line subversion with svn+ssh and identity file

Apache Subversion (SVN) is a good and commonly used versioning tool. Even if there are a lot of graphical interfaces for it you sometimes have the need to use it on command line (using the svn client) or it can be your choice. Anyway using Subversion this way isn’t very difficult, just a little bit […]

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Amarok doesn’t play Mp3s with GStreamer backend

I think Amarok is the best music player available. It organizes your music in a good way and the various plugins gives you a lot of useful informations about what you are hearing. Unfortunately by updating my Slackware to KDE 4.8, using Alien Pastures packages, my Amarok doesn’t play Mp3 files anymore. Ok, I now […]

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Slow connection to VirtualBox guest with NAT port forwarding

I noticed that when you have a VirtualBox guest, no matter what kind of OS, making a lot of connection to the Internet, the incoming connection using NAT port forwarding will became very slow. In my case the inbound SSH connection froze after a few minutes and the HTTP connection has a very huge latency. […]

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Solve NS_ERROR_FACTORY_NOT_REGISTERED on VirtualBox 4

If you setting up VirtualBox on a server you will probably try to set users and groups by you preferences. Changing UIDs and GUIs by your preference after VirtualBox is installed could bring you in a inconsistent situation and you get this message: VBoxManage: error: Failed to create the VirtualBox object! VBoxManage: error: Code NS_ERROR_FACTORY_NOT_REGISTERED […]