This afternoon I ran into an issue that a lot of people probably don’t have which is the need to either use or test multiple SVN logins from the same computer. I manage a couple SVN repositories for a company and like to verify the SVN login credentials before sending the end user the information. The SVN repository is configured on a Linux server however most users use TortoiseSVN on Windows to login.
One of my clients got a new Panasonic DP-8045 Digital Imaging Device which is a great device for heavy print use. The client needed various things configured on the device including networking so various computers could print to the device. To configure most of the settings you need what Panasonic calls the Operator password.
A client of mine purchased a new computer that had Windows 7 Home Premium on it however they needed some of the features available with Windows 7 Professional. By purchasing a Windows 7 Professional key you can upgrade Windows 7 Home Premium to Windows 7 Professional in a very short amount of time. At first I thought it would require the disk to upgrade however you can follow the simple instructions below to upgrade Windows 7 using Windows Anytime Upgrade.
I have been really satisfied with the Dell Studio XPS 13 running Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit that I purchased at the beginning of the year however recently the C: drive displays dirty on boot thus triggering a chkdsk. The problem is that sometimes the boot screen would simply hang at 1 second left before the chkdsk would run. This would happen regardless of if I hit a key to skip the chkdsk or if I let the chkdsk run. Below I describe some of the things I have done to get around this problem.
An alternative to the built-in search/find in TextMate is the Grep in Project command for Textmate. An even better alternative is AckMate. It can be downloaded here. Unzip the file, double click the file, and restart TextMate to fully install. After installing, go “Edit > Find > Search Project with AckMate…” AckMate searches iteratively so…