Getting wireless working on ubuntu machine

Please follow following steps blindly to get wireless working on ubuntu machine.Here are the steps...On a fresh clean Ubuntu machine:1. Disable the "Support for Atheros 802.11 wireless LAN cards" on Hardware Drivers, and reboot your box.2. In a terminal:2.1 Updates all package lists# sudo apt-get update2.2 Update driver.# sudo apt-get install linux-backports-modules-intrepid-generic3. Reboot.Thanks to Gautam, … Continue reading Getting wireless working on ubuntu machine

Musings on cache-money – Part I

So, I always wanted to find a way of memcaching via ActiveRecord, without having to re-invent the wheel 😉 My investigations initially took me via CachedModel, cache_fu and finally I settled on cache-money. Seems to be *almost exactly* what I wanted - any lookup goes via memcache, any update /edit goes via ActiveRecord + memcache … Continue reading Musings on cache-money – Part I

Converting dos(windows) files to unix files

While using windows we get ^M characters in files that will get displayed when you open files on unix machines.To remove such ^M characters,Install dos2unix package usingsudo apt-get install sysutilsConvert individual filedos2unix file_pathRun following command to convert recursively all the files inside directory.find . -type f -exec dos2unix {} \;sudo apt-get install sysutils

Start with Cucumber—>A utility for automated testing

Cucumber Introduction: Cucumber is the Acceptance Test Driven Development called Acceptance Test Driven Planning. In this type of testing we use customer acceptance tests to drive the development of code. Thus it is collaborative effort between the customer and the delivery team. Sometimes they are written by the delivery team and then reviewed/approved by the … Continue reading Start with Cucumber—>A utility for automated testing

How to submit sitemap to search engines

There are many ways that can be used to submit sitemap to search engines.Lets discuss approaches1. Put sitemap.xml in public folder and you are done.    Crawlers will find it through url    http://yourdomain.com/sitemap.xml2. There are many online sites which generates sitemaps for you.    like http://www.xml-sitemaps.com/3. Open following urls in browser. Be sure to add xml sitemap path … Continue reading How to submit sitemap to search engines