Today I spent about three hours to play with “extremely practical and user friendly” interface of WinXP. The problem was that Windows is too smart (at least for me). It tries to foresee your desires. But as result you wast your time to switch off next “intelligent” feature. In my case I heed to download… Continue reading →
Recently I faced with problem of printing from the Linux server to the printer connected to the Windows PC via USB. So, here is a brief how to do it using CUPS. 1. Type http://localhost:631/ in your browser to open CUPS web interface and go to “Add new printer” page. 2. For device choose “Windows… Continue reading →
Probably, the easiest way is this: Go to Start –> Run and run command cmd to open command line window Run this command shutdown -s -t 1800 That’s it. Your PC will be shutdown after 30 minutes. The same way you can reboot/shutdown Windows PC via remote desktop.
Perl developers who work under Windows didn’t have possibility to install XS CPAN modules directly from CPAN. I used a command nmake from MS Visual Studio to do it. The project Strawberry Perl which is a part of Vanilla Perl Project changed this situation: The purpose of the Strawberry Perl series is to provide a… Continue reading →