Using Ubuntu GUI remotely using NoMachine or Xming from Windows 7

March 12, 2012

Solution 1: NoMachine

Steps:

Solution 2: Xming

Steps:

Conclusion:

I am using  NoMachine, as Xming(6.9.0.31) was slow even after using SSH compression. And the latest version of Xming(7.5.0.45), which possibly has fixes for slow GUI (http://www.straightrunning.com/XmingNotes/) was not  available for free.

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Steps to start Tomcat windows service in Debug mode

June 2, 2011
  • Change Directory under Tomcat bin folder
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Apache Software Foundation\Tomcat 7.0\bin
  • Run tomcat7w.exe
  • Under Java/ Java Options, enter lines above all the -D options
    -Xdebug
    -Xrunjdwp:transport=dt_socket,address=8000,server=y,suspend=n
    Make sure the above 2 lines are in separate lines

REferences – http://wiki.apache.org/tomcat/FAQ/Developing#Q1


Windows 7/Vista/XP/2k Password Recovery / Clear tool

June 7, 2010

My friend recently bought a Sony Vaio laptop with Windows 7 pre installed. Don’t know what he did, he called me up and said he forgot the password and couldn’t login into the system. I was sure I could do something if it was Linux, but Windows I was not confident, anyway I told him to bring it, so I could see what I could do. After some serious search and I found this tool Offline NT Password & Registry Editor , which gave me the needed solution. Here is a good step by step guide for using this tool – How to Remove Passwords Using Offline NT Password & Registry Editor. So next time you are in same situation don’t worry, you can login without making any destruction to your old data.