I have been using Angsuman’s Translator Plugin Pro to provide language translations on numerous WordPress blogs for a long time. Recently I noticed that when visiting translated pages the links contained within those translated pages were linking back to the default language which in my case is English. This makes trying to navigate through the site in a different language much more of a hassle.
By default when you plug in a external hard drive via USB to a Windows XP computer auto play will automatically launch. This can be beneficial if you rarely plug in USB hard drives and when you do you like to decide what action to take such as copying pictures from the drive to the local computer or printing documents from the drive to a network printer. In most scenarios though you will probably be moving files to and from the external hard drive to your computer and the auto play pop up is annoying. It is even more annoying if you almost always have the external hard drive attached so every single time you reboot your Windows XP computer you have to deal with one more annoying pop up. Below is information on how to disable the automatic auto play pop up per USB hard drive.
I had a IBM ThinkPad laptop in the shop today and every five minutes or so 2 different pop up box’s would come up and give a error about not being able to connect via thankvantage access.
When updating Portage on a Gentoo system you generally have to update all the config files after wards. The default way to do this is to use etc-update. There is however a better way and that is to use dispatch-conf. One of the reasons I prefer it is that it makes a backup of the file you have replaced so that if something does break you can replace the original file. This is something that etc-update doesn’t do.
I use Gentoo Linux and I love it however the Portage package manager can be confusing sometimes with all the USE flags and other variables which can be set. Generally the error messages are fairly accurate with instructions however today I ran across a particularly stubborn package that just would not build.