Installing Linux on a MacBook Air

It took me few hours after I finally managed to install Debian on my MacBook Air. If you are in the same position then this article is for you. It’s not a tutorial but rather a hint on what may solve your problem! Actually, this is the only thing which worked for me.

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Download Website Source with C++ HttpWebRequests

c++ http web requestswrapper

 

As you may already know, there are some C++ libraries to help you interact with Web Application from your C++ Project. One of the most popular is libCURL and it is the most powerfully. But, if your project is smaller enough, you can use my C++ HttpWebRequests Wrapper to download a source page, for example.

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[C++] Establish connections through SOCKS4/5 using Winsock2

 

I have written a C++ Class (Header Only) which allows you to connect to internet through SOCKS4 or SOCKS5 Proxy Servers. In order to use this class, you will need some knowledge related on C++ SOCKS Programming. This is very usefully when you are behind a firewall and some internet services are filtered; SOCKS4 or SOCKS5 Proxy servrs open a window for you in order to be able to access restricted services.

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Integrate Google Maps into .NET Windows Forms

google_maps

Integrating google maps on a .NET application may be tricky if you want a fast and easy implementation without using APIs. As you may already know, the fastest way to do this is to use a WebBrowser. But what you do when there are compatibility rendering problems? In my case, google returned “You seem to be using an unsupported browser.“.  Please note that this fix can be applied for any other website.

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How to force Roundcube to use SSL

roundcube ssl redirect

Roundcube is a web-based IMAP email tool. It simply allows you to browse and manipulate content from email server easily using your browser. However if you are a system administrator of if you have your own mail server it is highly recommended to use a SSL certificate when you are going to read your emails.

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Qt Solve Error when executing step ‘qmake’

qt qmake errors how to fix

If you are getting this error when try to open a Qt Project to another machine, you’re in right place: Could not start process “C:\Qt\Qt5.2.0\5.2.0\mingw48_32\bin\qmake.exe”Error while building/deploying project ProjectName (kit: Desktop Qt 5.2.0 MinGW 32bit) When executing step ‘qmake’. I’m going to show you a little trick which will make your project being “compilable” again.

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Error 0x80070057 when try to install Windows 7

how to fix hdd error when install windows 7

If you try to install a fresh copy of Windows 7 and get this error: Windows could not format a partition on disk 0. Error code: 0x80070057 on a message box don’t worry! I’m here to help you! If you followed tons of tutorials to fix it on the internet and no one worked for you and you suspect that there is a hardware problem you’re in the right place! Error code: 0x80070057 appear usually when you try to format your hard drive.

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Bypass .htaccess Authentication Credentials

htaccess password bypass

Inspired by wechall.net I’ve decided to make this short tutorial to show you how to bypass a .htaccess password protection without knowing username or password. This is not really a vulnerability, this trick is based on a bad configuration by website administrator or sysadmin.

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Solving Invalid selection when delete Call History on Nokia Phone

how to fix nokia invalid selection bugInvalid Selection Error may occur on any Nokia model with Symbian as Operating System. This error appears when try to delete an entry from Calls History and the phone is not allowing you to delete it and give you “Invalid Selection” error. This shitty error seems not to have any solution from Nokia support so I had to find a way to delete these calls because is annoying. My problem appeared on a Nokia C2 but my solution work on any Nokia model.

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Complete Web Fields via HttpWebRequest Boundary – C#

c# http web requests

In this tutorial I will show you how to complete some fields on a web page when POST date are sent via Content-Disposition: form-data; , in other words via Boundary, into your C# Application. The example can be easily adapted on any .NET Language and in other Programming Languages because is the same principle.

 

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Using Skybound GeckoFX with Xul Runner on C#

skybound geckofx instead of iexplore

If you want to integrate Internet Explorer browser into a C# application you may have problems if you access sites vis SSL and other facilities. So, I would recommend instead of IE to use Skybound GeckFX with Xul Runner which will help you to integrate Firefox Browser into your C# Application.

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Store Broker (wshost.exe) consume a large amount of CPU

store broker process consume cpu

 

Store Broker (wshost.exe)   is a Microsoft process and should not consume more than 1% of CPU. After installing Windows it consume a low ammount of CPU but after that you install application Store Broker (wshost.exe process) may take a large ammount of CPU, so I will try to give you a trick to solve this problem.

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