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How to Start Ruby on Rails in Development Mode with LiteSpeed Web Server

Starting ruby on rails in development mode with Litespeed is easy. You need to make sure that your database.yml is configured to handle development mode as well. Follow the steps below to start Litespeed running Ruby on Rails in development mode.

Please note both cofiguration settings listed in step one which include setting this to be the default for future virtual hosts and configuring current virtual hosts to restart in development mode.

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Download Flash Movies, .FLV, from Any Web Site Using FireFox

Downloading Flash movies from any web site is easy using FireFox with the FlashGot plugin. Once installed you will be able to download any Flash movie with ease and then once downloaded use any number of applications to convert to whatever format you want. To accomplish downloading a Flash movie and converting to .mp4 format follow the directions below.

  1. Install FlashGot Add-On: First open FireFox and visit this URLfor the FlashGot add-on. Click the “Add To FireFox” green button located in the middle of the page. A new window will open that ticks away a couple of seconds and then allows you to click an “Install Now” button. Click that button at which time you will be required to “Restart FireFox”.
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