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Wednesday, 30 December 2009

Vista - Check Disk Log Location

The Vista check disk log can be found as follows: Go to Start, Control Panel,
Administrative Tools, Event Viewer, Windows Logs, Application. Scroll down
the Application Events looking for Wininit in the Source Column. You can also
use Find in the right column to help locate each Wininit entry. Open Wininit
and there it is. Here is one of my Wininit logs:

Checking file system on C:
The type of the file system is NTFS.

A disk check has been scheduled.
Windows will now check the disk.
207168 file records processed. 96
large file records processed. 0 bad file
records processed. 0 EA records processed.
44 reparse records processed.
256944 index entries processed.
0 unindexed files processed. 207168
security descriptors processed. Cleaning up 26
unused index entries from index $SII of file 0x9.
Cleaning up 26 unused index entries from index $SDH of file 0x9.
Cleaning up 26 unused security descriptors.
24889 data files processed. CHKDSK is
verifying Usn Journal...
35062672 USN bytes processed. Usn
Journal verification completed.
CHKDSK is verifying file data (stage 4 of 5)...
207152 files processed. File data
verification completed.
CHKDSK is verifying free space (stage 5 of 5)...
7032339 free clusters processed. Free
space verification is complete.
Windows has checked the file system and found no problems.

70353888 KB total disk space.
41824856 KB in 152426 files.
85108 KB in 24890 indexes.
0 KB in bad sectors.
314568 KB in use by the system.
65536 KB occupied by the log file.
28129356 KB available on disk.

4096 bytes in each allocation unit.
17588472 total allocation units on disk.
7032339 allocation units available on disk.

Internal Info:
40 29 03 00 af b4 02 00 99 a6 04 00 00 00 00 00 @)..............
88 00 00 00 2c 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ....,...........
e0 64 e3 76 00 00 00 00 50 23 9f ff 00 00 00 00 .d.v....P#......

Windows has finished checking your disk.
Please wait while your computer restarts.
http://www.vistax64.com/vista-performance-maintenance/177478-check-disk-log-location.html

How to install iPhone applications using Cydia?

  • Would you like to install unofficial applications to your iPhone?
  • How to use the Cydia app?
There are a lot of official apps, but there also exists unofficial apps and you can't install them using App Store. Official apps must respect some apple rules, but unofficial must not. You can also install a lot of winterboard themes, repairs and improvements, language translations, ringtones etc using Cydia. Cydia looks user-friendly. You can easy search app, download and install it.

1. What do you need?

  • You need the Cydia app. So your iPhone must jailbreaked.
  • You need an internet connection. Faster Wi-Fi connection is better.


2. How to install applications using Cydia?

You can find your app in sections or using the search function.
  1. Start the Cydia app.
  2. Search your app and then click on it.
  3. Read the informations and instructions for installing app. Then click on "Install" button.
  4. Now you should see amount of data to download from internet. Click on the "Confirm" button.
  5. Wait for installation complete. Click on "Return to Cydia" button.
  6. Now the app is installed and you can find it on your desktop. If you install for example ringtones, you will find it in your ringtones settings.
Start Cydia Select user Cydia Sections Search your app Click on install Confirm the install App is installed click on return to cydia

3. How to uninstall applications using Cydia?

  1. Click on the "Manage" icon in the bottom, then click on "Packages".
  2. Find the app for uninstall in the list of installed apps. Click on it.
  3. Clico on "Modify" button and choose "Remove".
  4. Confirm the uninstall by clicking on "Confirm" button.
  5. After app is uninstalled click on"Return to Cydia".
  6. Now app is removed from your iPhone.
Select packages Select app fot uninstall Click on modify Click on Remove Confirm the uninstall Uninstall complete, click on return to cydia
http://en.vimjak.cz/iphone/how-to-install-iphone-applications-using-cydia

Monday, 28 December 2009

Mac OS X: Starting up in Safe Mode

Summary

Learn how to start up in Safe Mode.

Products Affected

Mac OS X 10.4, Mac OS X 10.3, Mac OS X 10.2, Mac OS X 10.5, Mac OS X 10.6
To start up into Safe Mode (to Safe Boot), do this:
  1. Be sure the computer is shut down.
  2. Press the power button.
  3. Immediately after you hear the startup tone, hold the Shift key. The Shift key should be held as soon as possible after the startup tone but not before.
  4. Release the Shift key when you see the gray Apple icon and the progress indicator (looks like a spinning gear).
During startup in Mac OS X v10.4 or later, you will see "Safe Boot" on the login window, which appears even if you normally log in automatically.
During startup in Mac OS X v10.2 through v10.3.9, you will see "Safe Boot" on the Mac OS X startup screen.
To leave Safe Mode in any version of Mac OS X, restart the computer normally, without holding any keys during startup.

Additional Information

Advanced: If you can't Safe Boot with a keyboard
If for some reason you can't use the keyboard method to start in Safe Mode (the keyboard is missing or not working, for example), and you already have remote access to the computer, you can configure the computer to startup in Safe Mode via its command line
  1. Access the command line by either opening Terminal remotely, or by logging into the computer from another via SSH.
  2. Execute the following command in Terminal or on the command line:

    sudo nvram boot-args="-x"

    (If you want to start in Verbose mode as well, use sudo nvram boot-args="-x -v" instead )
     
  1. After using Safe Boot, to return to a normal startup, execute this command in Terminal or the command line:

    sudo nvram boot-args=""
Ref >> http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1455?viewlocale=en_US

Monday, 14 December 2009

Create Free iTunes Account without Credit Card

Summary

To create an iTunes App Store account without a credit card please follow the steps below. In order to create an account without a credit card, you must make sure you are in the App Store, not the iTunes Store.

Note: These steps are for creating an iTunes App Store account on your computer. 

If you already have an account, choose Store > Sign Out.

Pick your country from the pop-up menu at the bottom of the iTunes Store homepage.
If your country also has an iTunes Store, you'll need to navigate to the App Store by clicking on the App Store link from the menu on the left. 



Important: Before proceeding to the next step, you must purchase a free application by clicking 'Get App'.



Click create new account.



Click Continue.
You'll need to read and agree to the iTunes terms and conditions, make sure you check the box next to where it says "I have read and agree to the iTunes Terms and Conditions." Click Continue.
Enter your email address, create your password, continue to create and answer your security question, then enter your birthday. Click Continue.
Select None as the payment option.

Continue to fill out the required name and address fields.
You'll then see a screen that says 'Verify your Account'. Click Done and then check your email for a verification email from iTunes Store.
Open the email and click on the link enclosed in the email to activate your account.


Once you click on the link, iTunes should then prompt you to sign in with your account name and password.
You'll then see the below "Congratulations" screen. Click Done to be taken to the App Store home page.

iPhone not showing wireless network, wifi issue with iphone 3g and 3gs

Go to

1. Settings

2. General
3. Reset…
4. Reset Network Settings

This will wipe all your WiFi settings out and restart the phone. When it starts up again, you’ll have to reenter passwords for the WiFi networks you use. Ever since the reset, my phone seems to join my network normally.

Saturday, 12 December 2009

Free Video Calls on iPhone using Fring

World’s first Video Calls on the iPhone – only with fring!

fring brings the first ever internet video calls on the iPhone/iPod touch just in time for the holidays!

LONDON, December 01, 2009. fring, the multi-award winning mobile application that lets users communicate and share web-based experiences from their mobile devices, today announces the first ever mobile video calls over Internet for the iPhone.

These holidays, only iPhone and iPod touch users with fring can talk with and also see their family and friends on Skype or fring, from anywhere, for free, over Wi-Fi internet connection. This is the first video over internet service on the iPhone or iPod touch.

This video feature is embedded within the fring application that enables free voice calls from the iPhone and iPod Touch to other fring users, Skype and GTalk buddies as well as friends on regular phone lines via Skype-Out and hundreds of popular SIP services. fring users can live chat, update profiles, share files and talk with friends from several Instant Messaging services like MSN, AIM, GoogleTalk and Skype, in addition to interacting with popular online social networks like Twitter, all from one integrated fring contact list

Avi Shechter, Co-Founder & CEO of fring: “Leveraging excellent video capabilities on the iPhone and iPod touch together with our open internet and social environment, we’re bringing together families and friends these holidays, wherever they are…” Shechter continued, “We were the first to bring mobile voice over internet (VoIP) to mobile devices, the first to bring iPhone/ iPod touch users the choice to make free Internet calls, the first to enable cost-saving mobile twitter over internet, and now we’re proud to continue leading the field of rich mobile-internet communication by bringing users the world’s first fring video calls over internet for the iPhone and iPod touch.”

The new fring version with video calls support is currently available to users with iPhone/ iPod touch OS 3.0 (only incoming video-stream available, due to the location of the camera) and selected Nokia Symbian S60 devices (2-way video streaming is available) . In addition, fring supports thousands of handsets on multiple platforms including Symbian S60, Android, Windows Mobile, J2ME and Linux devices.

Ref >> http://www.fring.com/newsroom/video_calls_on_iphone.asp

Tuesday, 8 December 2009

Free Mp3 Wma Converter

Free MP3 WMA Converter enables you to convert your MP3, WMA, OGG, AAC, M4a, MP4, Ape, Ac3, FLAC, WAVE files:

  • Mp3 to Ogg, Mp3 to Wma, Mp3 to AAC, Mp3 to Wav...
  • Wav to Mp3, Wav to Ogg, Wav to AAC, Wav to Wma...
  • Wma to Mp3, Wma to Ogg, Wma to AAC, Wma to Wav...
  • Ogg to Mp3, Ogg to Wma, Ogg to AAC, Ogg to Wav...
  • AAC to Mp3, AAC to Wma, AAC to Ogg, AAC to Wav...
  • Ape to Mp3, Ape to Wma, Ape to Ogg, Ape to Wav...
  • Flac to Mp3, Flac to Wma, Flac to Ogg, Flac to Wav...
  • M4a to Mp3, M4a to Wma, M4a to Ogg, M4a to Wav...
  • Ac3 to Mp3, Ac3 to Wma, Ac3 to Ogg, Ac3 to Wav....

And even more possible conversions !

You can convert Itunes audio files (m4a format) free of charge in MP3, WMA, OGG…! Tags's editor integrated (V1 and V2). Copy your audio CDs very rapidly thanks to “Free CD Ripper”. Simplicity at the service of efficiency.

Download

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Merge MP3

Download
Download the latest release here. Simply unzip MergeMP3.exe from inside the ZIP file, place it into any directory and execute it.

It is often necessary to merge multiple sound files into one recording. This need may arise for various reasons: merge ripped CD tracks into one, combine multiple chapters of an audiobook, etc. There are many great programs to achieve this, but very few of them are actually free. I've discovered that while all of these programs perform the task well, they also contain lots of other features, making them too complicated for the tasks. This is why when I needed the plain vanilla merging utility, I could not find one that was free - and decided to write one myself. The added benefit of writing one myself, of course, is that it has exactly the features I need - and none that I don't. When it was done - I decided to give it away for free - to alleviate some of the pains I had.

Below are some screenshots of the program. Click on each image for a large picture.

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Program Features
The features of the program are not numerous - but everything you need is here:

  • Merge as many files as you like - no limitations by size, length, or number.
  • Sort files to be merged by filename (with or without directory), date/time or size.
  • Optionally write ID3v1 and ID3v2 tags into the merged MP3 file.
  • Optionally write VBR frame into the merged file - useful when merging files with different bitrates.
  • View detailed information about MP3 files to be merged, including MPEG header information and ID3v1 and ID3v2 information.
  • Choose to use ID3 tag from any of the files to be merged to write into the target file.
  • Display an image embedded into the MP3 files.
  • Play MP3 files from the list to be merged.
  • No complicated installation - simply unzip the program and run from any directory.
  • Very intuitive interface.
  • Very fast merge speed.
  • It's absolutely FREE!

Download
Download the latest release here. Simply unzip MergeMP3.exe from inside the ZIP file, place it into any directory and execute it.

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Thursday, 3 December 2009

Jailbreak/Unlock Your iPhone With BlackRa1n

How To Make An IPhone App.

Recurring Revenue ::: SMS Worldwide :::. 

Make Money With Cell Phones!

Easy Home Surveillance.

Iphone Repair Guide.



How to Jailbreak Your iPhone Using BlackRain:

Step 1: Update iTunes to the latest version available and reboot your computer.
Step 2: Download BlackRa1n from http://blackra1n.com/ by Geohot (http://iphonejtag.blogspot.com)and install it, then reboot your PC (note that rebooting is not necessary but I always do this as a precaution).
Step 3: Plug your iPhone to your computer and launch BlackRa1n. Click on “make it ra1n”.
Some times it may rise errors like, "ASL.dll was not found" or "CoreFoundation.dll was not found" like that, you can solve it by just copying all ".dll" files from "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Apple Application Support" to the folder containing "blackra1n.exe".
make it ra1n
Step 4: Your iPhone will now enter recovery mode. The regular recovery mode image on your iPhone will be replaced by a picture of GeoHot.
entering recovery
Step 5: BlackRa1n will run on your iPhone and then it will reboot.

done
A pop up will show up asking you to donate. If you successfully jailbreak your iPhone, I suggest you send $5 or $10 to GeoHot.

How To Make An IPhone App.

Recurring Revenue ::: SMS Worldwide :::. 

Make Money With Cell Phones!

Easy Home Surveillance.

Iphone Repair Guide.

Step 6: Once your iPhone reboots, you will notice a new icon on your springboard. This is BlackRa1n. Now make sure you have internet connection and launch BlackRa1n on your iPhone.
blackra1n installed
Step 7: Choose what installer applications you want to install on your iPhone and then tap “Install”. I suggest only installing Cydia but you may install them all if you want to.
blackra1n app
BlackRa1n will download and install the selected applications.
Step 8: Once done installing, your iPhone will respring and you should see your installer app on your springboard.
blackra1n cydia installed
Step 9: Once your installer app (Cydia in our case) is installed. You can safely uninstall BlackRa1n by launching the app and selecting “uninstall balckra1n”.
uninstall blackra1n
Step 10: Reboot your iPhone. You’re done!


Ref >> http://www.iphonedownloadblog.com/2009/10/11/jailbreak-iphone-blackra1n-tutorial/


How To Make An IPhone App.

Iphone Repair Guide.

Recurring Revenue ::: SMS Worldwide :::. 

Make Money With Cell Phones!

Easy Home Surveillance.

Thursday, 29 October 2009

Disable Autoplay of Audio CDs and USB Drives

Get rid of Autoplay disaster 

go to Start Menu \ Run and type in:

gpedit.msc

You will see the Group Policy window. You should select Administrative Templates \ System in the tree view:



You will see an item in the right side pane called “Turn off Autoplay”



Double click the item, and set the radio button to Enabled, and change the “Turn off Autoplay on” to All Drives.



Now you should be safe from the autoplay monster.

Tuesday, 20 October 2009

Connected to Internet, but unable to Browse

Got stuck in a problem and got the solution

One of the PCs in our office had a strange error
Its able to access shared files through network TCP/IP configuration is OK
Its possible to make VOIP calls, but at the same time unable to Browse using Internet Explorer/Firefox.

The browsing issue arises not continuously, sometimes it works, some time it doesnt

Fix for the same is to download and patch using the freeware

WinSock XP Fix


http://www.snapfiles.com/get/winsockxpfix.html

It saved my time to fix the issue

So try this fix

Good luck

Monday, 24 August 2009

Microsoft Outlook: How do I receive a return receipt?

When sending an e-mail, you can request a return receipt. This is a message that will let you know that your e-mail was delivered. You can either set this option on individual e-mail messages, or as a global option to apply to all e-mail sent.

To set this option for an individual e-mail, inside your mail window choose View, Options.

You have two different options. If you check the Request a delivery receipt for this message box, you will receive a confirmation when the e-mail is successfully delivered. If you check the Request a read receipt for this message box, you will receive a confirmation when the e-mail is opened by the user. (This second option will only work for Byu-Idaho addresses or for other e-mail services that support this feature). When finished, click Close.

To set this option globally, click on Tools, Options and then on the Preferences tab and the E-mail Options button. Now click the Tracking Options button. You should see the screen below. You have the same two options here. Set them to your preference and click OK.


Wednesday, 19 August 2009

The SGOS license has expired.

Some of you may got stuck with a strange message
The SGOS license has expired.

Fix
Just restart all major equipments in the network, like switch, adsl gate way etc
if that doesn't works. Restart your PC too

I had faced the same situation and I had fixed by following the above steps
Restarting the PC is not needed, but some PCs should be restarted

Sunday, 26 July 2009

How To Save Flash File/Game from a Website

Download Flash Games


1. Go to the page with the flash game you want to download.

2. Copy the page URL and paste it into File2HD.

3. Set ‘Filter’ to ‘Objects’ option and click on ‘Get Files’ button.

4. Next, File2HD should retrieve the direct link to the game file.

5. Right click on the link an use ‘Save Link As’ option to save the game to your computer.

Saturday, 18 July 2009

How to Delete an Address from the Outlook Auto-Complete List

To remove a name or email address from Outlook's auto-complete list:
  • Create a new email message in Outlook.
  • Start typing the name or address you want to remove.
  • Use the down arrow key to highlight the desired (undesired) entry.
  • Press Del.

Sunday, 12 July 2009

Copy Report from one Access Database to another

How to duplicate a report from one Access Database to another?

Don't worry, just Drag and Drop. Have both Access databases open side-by-side and drag the report from the first DB to the second DB.

Ensure that, during this, the particular report is not open for editing, if its in edit mode, it returns an error message, that its locked

Wednesday, 24 June 2009

Free VPN

Have you ever wanted to get a VPN but all sites ask you to pay for it. Well you’re in the right place, you have found a free one on my site. This VPN can be used to bypass any restriction by any ISP such as site blocking, voip blocking, firewalls… or simple you can use it to stay anonymous on internet in facebook, myspace, messenger or any other site or software that uses internet. Here are the VPN details:

VPN Free Account
Host Server or IP Address : 216.155.136.84
User Name : anonymous
Password : anonymous

  • This VPN gives you a valid IP from 216.155.136.84 server instead of your real IP.
  • 128bit Strong Encryption prevents even your ISP from spying on you!
  • A VPN connection also helps prevent data theft (such as passwords or credit card numbers) when you’re connecting from wireless or remote locations.
  • VOIP (Betamax, Skype, etc) - This VPN works with VOIP carriers worldwide. The VPN for VoIP service will allow you to place VOIP calls even if they are being blocked by your ISP or other entity. VPN encryption disguises the fact that you are placing a VOIP call and only a connection to our server will show up in ISP logs with no mention of any VOIP port.
  • Secures you when using unsecured internet locations such as hotels, airports, internet cafes, cruise ships, university computers, etc. VPN encryption guards all your data from the time it leaves your computer until it reaches our server.
  • Packet Sniffing - VPN’s proprietary software installed on this server protects your privacy even in the event someone tried to use packet sniffing to monitor your internet activities.
  • Post on bulletin boards without displaying your real IP address.
  • You can access the system from any number of computers simultaneously! This means you can use the service while traveling, at work, at school, or away from home.
  • Multi Protocol Services - You can make PPTP, L2TP IPsec connections.
  • Choice of Servers in : USA ( California ) + UK + Germany will be given here soon.

If you dont know how to setup a VPN connection here is how you can do it:

For Windows XP click here

For Windows Vista click here

Reference >> http://hotfixes.edibra.com/

Saturday, 23 May 2009

Windows Vista cannot obtain an IP address from certain routers or from certain non-Microsoft DHCP servers FIX

Reference >> http://support.microsoft.com/kb/928233
Important
This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322756 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322756/ ) How to back up and restore the registry in Windows
To resolve this issue, disable the DHCP BROADCAST flag in Windows Vista. To do this, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start
    Collapse this imageExpand this image
    Start button
    , type regedit in the Start Search box, and then click regedit in the Programs list.

    Collapse this imageExpand this image
     User Account Control permission
    If you are prompted for an administrator password or for confirmation, type your password, or click Continue.
  2. Locate and then click the following registry subkey:
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters\Interfaces\{GUID}
    In this registry path, click the (GUID) subkey that corresponds to the network adapter that is connected to the network.
  3. On the Edit menu, point to New, and then click DWORD (32-bit) Value.
  4. In the New Value #1 box, type DhcpConnEnableBcastFlagToggle, and then press ENTER.
  5. Right-click DhcpConnEnableBcastFlagToggle, and then click Modify.
  6. In the Value data box, type 1, and then click OK.
  7. Close Registry Editor.
By setting this registry key to 1, Windows Vista will first try to obtain an IP address by using the BROADCAST flag in DHCP Discover packets. If that fails, it will try to obtain an IP address without using the BROADCAST flag in DHCP Discover packets.

Saturday, 2 May 2009

Remove Saved Passwords In Windows XP

Windows XP gives you the ability to store user names and passwords on your local computer so you do not have to enter in your credentials each time you access different sites or resources. Of course this provides some simplicity for users that have to remember more than one user name and password. However, in terms of security, any one who sits down at your computer while you are logged on can then access sites and resources using your cached credentials.

You can view and remove the stored credentials on your computer using the following steps:

1. Click Start and select Run.
2. Type in rundll32.exe keymgr.dll, KRShowKeyMgr and Click OK.
3. The Stored User Names and Passwords dialog box will appear.
4. You can remove an entry by selecting it from the list and clicking the Remove button.
5. Click Close..
Remove Saved Passwords In XP

Thursday, 16 April 2009

How to Install Google Analytics on Blogger

How to Install Google Analytics on Blogger
Posted: Thursday, January 29th, 2009 | Author: Davidd Cowgill

Google Analytics Blogger LogoWouldn’t it be nice to know how many people actually visited your blog each day? How about knowing which of your posts are the most popular? Well surprisingly Blogger doesn’t currently offer any native blog analytics but fortunately there is Google Analytics — available for free.

Google Analytics is a great tool that will show you all sorts of useful information about how people found your blog, keywords they searched on to find you, where they came from and even how long they stayed. You’ll learn more about where your visitors come from and how they interact with your blog. This is a must tool if you are trying to build a profitable blog otherwise you are flying blind!

This article will show you how to add Google Analytics to your Blogger blog. It’s a fairly simple process and doesn’t require any technical skill at all.
Step #1 - Setup a Google Analytics Account

Go to Google Analytics and sign in using your Blogger login. If your account doesn’t work for some reason, you can create a new one instead. Once you login you’ll see a screen that looks like this:

Google Analytics Blogger Sign Up Step 1

Click on the “Sign Up >>” button and proceed to the next step which will ask you for your general information. Website URL, Account Name, Country, and Time Zone. The screen will look like this:

Google Analytics Blogger Step 2

If you noticed, I just put my Blogger url (without the http://) and called it “David’s Account” because this is your top-level container for 1 or 100 different websites so it’s a good idea to name it something more general. The next step will ask you for your contact information which includes your first name, last name, phone number, and country. Easy so far right? :-)

Google Analytics Blogger Step 3

Your last step in signing up will ask you to accept the user agreement terms and conditions which you should read (just kidding…who actually ever reads these entire legal terms anyhow?).

Google Analytics Blogger Step 4

Now this next screen is very important. This is the code you will need to copy and paste into your blogger template. Go ahead and click into the box and it will automatically highlight the entire block of code for you. Now you need to copy that code and paste it into notepad or into a MS Word document. Save it as you’ll need to use it later.

Google Analytics Blogger Step 5

After you click on the “continue >>” button you will be taken to your brand new Google Analytics dashboard! You will see your blogger blog listed but with no analytical data….yet.

Google Analytics Blogger Dashboard

Ok, now you are done with setting up your Google Analytics account. The next step is placing the tracking code into your Blogger template so it can report back to Google Analytics and provide you with some cool data points.
Step #2 - Adding GA Tracking Code to Your Blogger Template

This is not a very difficult step even if you are afraid to touch your template code. Login to your Blogger account and then click on the “Layout” => “Edit HTML” tabs. This will bring you to the template code. Before you make any changes, I advice you to back up your template just in case there are any problems. After you’ve done so, continue reading.

Now in the edit template html code window, scroll all the way to the bottom of your template code and look for the tag. There should only be one of these closing tags in your template. If you can’t find it then your template wasn’t properly created and you should add one right above the tag.The tag should always be your last line of code in your template. It signifies the end of your template.

Ok, now go back to the code you saved before in a Word Doc from Google Analytics. You are going to copy it and paste it right above the tag as illustrated in the image below. The yellow highlighted code is the new GA code I just pasted into my template.

blogger google analytics code 2

Save your template and you shouldn’t get any error messages. If you do, it’s most likely not related to this GA code and something else with your template itself. Assuming you’ve been successful with your save, you are all done embedding the GA code in your template!
Step #3 - Confirm Google Analytics is Tracking

Go back into your Google Analytics account and look at your dashboard. Most likely you will see a little yellow exclamation mark under the “status” column that looks like this: google analytics tracking not installed. This means everything isn’t working properly yet which is fine because we are about to tell GA we just added the code. From your dashboard, click on the “edit” link which is located to the far right.

Google Analytics Blogger Dashboard Edit

After you click on that link, you’ll see another screen like below. It will say “Tracking Not Installed” followed by a link “Check Status”. You’ll want to go ahead and click on that link which will tell GA to visit your site and look for the new code you just pasted in your template.

Google Analytics Blogger Dashboard Check Code

Assuming you pasted the code in there as instructed above, GA will find the new code and begin tracking everything on your blog. If you are still having problems, it’s most likely something to do with GA and you should read their help guide to troubleshoot your problem.

Google Analytics Blogger Dashboard Success

The message seen here, “Waiting for Data” means you have correctly setup GA and data is being gathered! Click on the top left Google Analytics logo and it will take you back to your dashboard. From there click on the “View report” link and that’s where all your very important Blogger visitor data will start appearing!

Google Analytics Blogger Dashboard Results

Now it usually takes an hour or so before you will see any data (maybe longer if you don’t get much traffic to your blog) so please be patient. Trust me, you’ll be logging in at least once a day just to see how much traffic your blog is getting. It’s very addicting and powerful information to learn from. You’ll be surprised which posts are your most popular and what countries people are coming from to read your blog.

Google Analytics is very powerful and we have just learned how to install it into your Blogger template. We haven’t even scratched the surface on the features and reporting it can do. For most Bloggers, this will be enough. Data will be collected and you will just review it. Others with more in-depth goals (like selling products or services, creating a sales funnel, etc) will want to spend more time learning GA. Hope you enjoyed the tutorial and don’t blame me for your new found addiction!
How to Install Google Analytics on Blogger

Wednesday, 15 April 2009

Automatically Add Disclaimers To Outgoing Emails With alterMIME On Fedora 8

Automatically Add Disclaimers To Outgoing Emails With alterMIME On Fedora 8

Version 1.0
Author: Oliver Meyer
Last edited 02/19/2008

This document describes how to install and configure alterMIME as a Postfix filter on a Fedora 8 system. The resulting system will automatically add disclaimers to outgoing emails.

This howto is a practical guide without any warranty - it doesn't cover the theoretical backgrounds. There are many ways to set up such a system - this is the way I chose.

1 Preliminary Note

A running (and properly configured) Postfix server is required for this setup.

2 Needed Package

yum -y install altermime

3 Configuration

3.1 Altermime

First we create a system-account for altermime.

useradd -r -c "Postfix Filters" -d /var/spool/filter filter
mkdir /var/spool/filter
chown filter:filter /var/spool/filter
chmod 750 /var/spool/filter

Next we create a script that'll execute altermime.

vi /etc/postfix/disclaimer

It should look like this:

#!/bin/sh

# Localize these.
INSPECT_DIR=/var/spool/filter
SENDMAIL=/usr/sbin/sendmail.postfix

####### Changed From Original Script #######
DISCLAIMER_ADDRESSES=/etc/postfix/disclaimer_addresses
####### Changed From Original Script END #######

# Exit codes from
EX_TEMPFAIL=75
EX_UNAVAILABLE=69

# Clean up when done or when aborting.
trap "rm -f in.$$" 0 1 2 3 15

# Start processing.
cd $INSPECT_DIR || { echo $INSPECT_DIR does not exist; exit
$EX_TEMPFAIL; }

cat >in.$$ || { echo Cannot save mail to file; exit $EX_TEMPFAIL; }

####### Changed From Original Script #######
# obtain From address
from_address=`grep -m 1 "From:" in.$$ | cut -d "<" -f 2 | cut -d ">" -f 1`

if [ `grep -wi ^${from_address}$ ${DISCLAIMER_ADDRESSES}` ]; then
/usr/bin/altermime --input=in.$$ \
--disclaimer=/etc/postfix/disclaimer.txt \
--disclaimer-html=/etc/postfix/disclaimer.txt \
--xheader="X-Copyrighted-Material: Please visit http://www.company.com/privacy.htm" || \
{ echo Message content rejected; exit $EX_UNAVAILABLE; }
fi
####### Changed From Original Script END #######

$SENDMAIL "$@" exit $?

Afterwards change the group and the rights in order that altermime is allowed to execute the script.

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