Monthly Archives: December 2010

Sachin 50 Test Match 100’s

Readers, Sachin Tendulkar scored his 50th test hundred today. Cynics may ask whats so special about it? Well, cant help but deal with such comments. For first 50 is a round figure that no cricketer has ever achieved. The distant … Continue reading

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IPL4 Player Retention (Ganguly)

Hello IPL Fans, Even after all the Lalit Modi saga, IPL 4 is still welcome and eagerly awaited. 2 more teams can only be a bonus. Teams were given an option to retain upto 4 players by spending a considerable … Continue reading

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Unlock Sony Ericsson W810i with AT&T

Hello Readers, Yesterday, I unlocked my W810i phone with AT&T connection. I have been with AT&T network and using this phone for more than 3 years and was legally allowed to unlock my handset. From India, I called up AT&T … Continue reading

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WordPress to Blogger

Greetings Readers, One of the question every blogger faces in early stages is, should I use WordPress or Blogger. WordPress.com has an impressive dashboard but is not friendly in adding scripts or themes. And WordPress.com does not have support for … Continue reading

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Oracle string aggregation wm_concat

Respected Readers, This post is about an in-built Oracle function that goes a long way in aggregating data. wm_concat function aggregates data from multiple rows into one row. Consider the following sample data in lu_country_state table: Country|State India|Maharashtra India|Gujarat India|Uttar … Continue reading

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Unix change file permissions by owner

Hi Readers, Lets say you want to change file permissions of all the files that you own in a particular directory. In such case, find command can be used to get all files for a particular user and chmod command … Continue reading

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Unix change group permissions recursively

Estemmed Readers, Lets say you want to change group permissions of all files and directories inside a directory. Following command can be used to do that: chgrp -R groupname pathofdirectory This command will only change the group of all files … Continue reading

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