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Thursday, June 22, 2006

Download the X1 Enterprise Client

Download the X1 Enterprise Client
Now available for free! Let's see what it has to offer.

Desktop Search

Desktop Search
I had to start my own desktop search comparison because other were old or did not tell me what I wanted to know. I had to get my hands dirty and to test the ones I thought were interesting.

Wednesday, June 21, 2006

Copernic Desktop Search 2.0 Beta - Download

Copernic Desktop Search 2.0 Beta - Download
Today I downloaded and installed Copernic Desktop Search again. Windows Desktop Search takes long time to load and, what pisses me off, it keeps reindexing all 20,000 folders after it reaches 0. That kept my disks spinning since yesterday. Copernic has the best features again, so I'm gonna test it. WDS also did not properly update Thunderbird emails index.

Monday, June 19, 2006

TortoiseSVN - Miranda IM Forums

About TSVNCache, that is taking a lot of processor time during WDS indexing of my hard drives...

TortoiseSVN - Miranda IM Forums: "I am using tortoise SVN and I never found the way to do it :(

I always got the TSVNCache.exe running.

But one option I suggest you to uncheck is the
'Show overlay status icons recursively' in options Look and Feel -> Icon Overlays.

It slows down your computer ;)"

Citeknet > Home

Citeknet > Home
Nice filters(plugins) for Windows Desktop Search. I'm testing the later because Google is focusing on other stuff instead of improving the main purpose of Desktop Search application.

MSN Search's WebLog : Announcing MSN Desktop Search

MSN Search's WebLog : Announcing MSN Desktop Search:
here's a list of Windows Desktop Search shortcuts. Let's see if they work as good as SlickRun

"msn=http://beta.search.msn.com/results.aspx?q=$w
flight=http://www.expedia.com/pub/agent.dll?qscr=fexp&flag=q&city1=$s&citd1=$s&date1=&time1=362&date2=&time2=362&cAdu=1&cSen=0&cChi=0&cInf=&infs=2&tktt=&ecrc=&eccn=&qryt=8&bund=1&load=1&cknd=&rfrr=-429&&zz=1100313630421&
amazon=http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/search-handle-url/index%3Dblended%26field-keywords%3D$w%26store-name%3Dall-product-search/102-2388828-6488911
define=http://beta.search.msn.com/results.aspx?q=define+$w
images=http://beta.search.msn.com/images/results.aspx?q=$w
news=http://beta.search.msn.com/news/results.aspx?q=$w
newsbot=http://newsbot.msnbc.com/search/?nq=$w
encarta=http://encarta.msn.com/encnet/refpages/search.aspx?q=$w
movies=http://entertainment.msn.com/search/movie/?ss=$w
shop=http://shopping.msn.com/fts/searchrdr.aspx?searchText=$w
thes=http://encarta.msn.com/encnet/features/dictionary/DictionaryResults.aspx?lextype=2&search=$w
askj=http://web.ask.com/web?q=$w&qsrc=0&o=0
yahoo=http://search.yahoo.com/search?ei=UTF-8&fr=sfp&p=$w
mailms=mailto:$s@microsoft.com?subject=$s
mail=mailto:$s?subject=$s
msdn=http://search.microsoft.com/search/results.aspx?qu=$w&View=msdn&st=b&c=0&s=1&swc=0
hotmail=http://www.hotmail.com
gr=http://groups.google.com/groups?q=$w&ie=UTF-8&hl=en
goog=http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&ie=UTF-8&q=$w
gmail=www.gmail.com
quote=http://moneycentral.msn.com/scripts/webquote.dll?ipage=qd&Symbol=$w
ps==ps
word==winword
excel==excel
calc==calc
ol==outlook
wm==wmplayer
cmd==cmd "

Automating TCP/IP Networking on Clients

Automating TCP/IP Networking on Clients
Article on how to set the network settings via scripts. Found when I was searching for how to set the default gateway after Zone Alarm and VPN combination locks Windows.

Friday, June 09, 2006

The Daily Telegraph | Best jobs data in 30 years

The Daily Telegraph | Best jobs data in 30 years
Living in a country where the official unemployment rate is around 40%, reading this is amazing. Australia's unemployment rate is below 5% and the people are still whining. I'm kinda wondering why am I still here.

Tuesday, June 06, 2006

Google Page Creator

Google Page Creator
Google's free hosting service is in beta. They currently offer 100MB space for the site and a username.googlepages.com subdomain. No ads.
The pages have to be created via the Google Page Creator. Useful for simple sites.

Monday, June 05, 2006

Alen's Homepage

Alen's CV
Finally I have sorted out another nice thing. Now I have my own domain that works properly.
alensiljak.au.ms or alensiljak.au.tt
Both are forwarding requests properly, meaning that if you go to http://alensiljak.net.ms/cv.html you will open the right page. Uni.cc does forwards properly only to the main site page but not to any subfolders. Now, this is nice. I can have my own CV url, or images url, instead of opening alensiljak.uni.cc and then click cv, or images, etc.

Sunday, June 04, 2006

Alen's Notes: October 2004

Alen's Notes: October 2004

Actually, I can't believe I'm using this since 2004. I've just been looking at some old, scanned images to upload to Flickr and it got me thinking how time flies. There's almost two years to this blog. Btw, this is not a "blog" blog but a history of my thoughts and deeds. I'm my own primary audience. :)
If you come by this blog please let me know. I don't believe anyone actually reads this.
Sayonara

Saturday, June 03, 2006

DSCF1972


DSCF1972
Originally uploaded by -=|MisterY|=-.
Experimenting with Flickr.com. I'm stunned by the options it offers. No more image resizing and creating thumbnails, mess with uploads, etc.

Children's playground

The first image on my trip to Rose. Children's playground on the top of a cruiser ship. Posted by Picasa