Monday, November 26, 2007

Remove unwanted CVS Repositories from Eclipse

Recently I wanted to remove unwanted CVS Repositories which is located in Eclipse. The removing method is as followed.

  1. First go to "Window"->"Custom Perspectives"->press "CVS checkbox"->then Press "Ok"

  2. Then go to "Window"->"Open Perspective" and press "Other option"-> select "CVS Repository Exploring" and press "Ok"

  3. Finally right click on Unwanted Repository and Discard that Location

Note: First you have to unlink projects that is linked to this particular repository which are located in your workspace otherwise you can't remove particular repository from Eclipse.

Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Google Summer of Code (GSoC) 2007

Google Summer of Code (GSoC) 2007 is over and I'm one of the proud GSoC 2007 recipient, I had develop a project for most renowned web based disaster management system which is "Sahana" ( . This image is GSoC 2007 official logo and I received GSoC T-Shirt and my Certificate from Google last Saturday. T-Shirt contain this logo and sometimes I feel this logo is suitable for Gals because it contain bunch of flowers. Finally I would like to thank for Google and Sahana for offering me GSoC 2007.

Tuesday, November 13, 2007

How to install Java in Firefox on Linux platform

First of all you have to install Java Runtime Envirnmonet to your Linux Platform from following link.

I'm installing java in /usr/java/ folder please install it in your preffered path. Then do following three steps.

  1. Open Terminal

  2. Change to your Firefox plugins directory (For me path is : /usr/lib/firefox/plugins)

  3. Issue the following command: sudo ln -s /usr/java/jre1.6.0_03/plugin/i386/ns7-gcc29/

Above installation path can be differ from your installation and jre version also can be differ.

Finally restart your Firefox browser

Monday, October 29, 2007

Sri Lanka win Hong Kong Sixes

Sri Lanka Cricket team beat ALL STAR team at the "Hong Kong Sixes" cricket tournament and became champions

Congratulations Sri Lanka Six-Side Cricket Team

Sunday, October 7, 2007

How to create public_html in Debian

First of all check whether enable-modules under your apache server
for that
goto /etc/apache2/mods-enabled/ folder and check userdir.conf, userdir.load modules are enabled by simply typing ls command

if not then goto /etc/apache2/mods-enabled and create symbolic link as follow

sudo ln -s ../mods-available/userdir.load
sudo ln -s ../mods-available/userdir.conf

Finally create public_html folder under your home directory an give full access permission to it
then Please restart your apache server (sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart)

then access it through following link

http://localhost/~[your_home_directory_name]/ (for me it's http://localhost/~prabath/)

For Ubuntu also if public_html doesn't work do above instruction to enable it.

Friday, July 20, 2007

How to remove duplicates from PHP array

We can remove duplicate elements from PHP array by using array_unique() function there are many functions available in PHP to manipulate arrays.

Friday, June 1, 2007

Sahana translate into Sinahla language

Sahana Disaster Management System is translated into our mother tongue which is Sinhala Language

Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Hooray Sri Lanka selected to Cricket World Cup Final !!

Sri Lanka cricket team beat New Zealand at the world cup Semi Final.
Congratulations Sri Lanka Cricket Team

Thursday, April 19, 2007

Localize gnome gedit

Following link help you to localize( Translate to your mother tongue) gedit in gnome

But first you have to configure your locale setting into your mother tongue. using 'sudo dpkg-reconfigure locales' command in debian.

Try this, it is very interesting

Sunday, April 1, 2007

Gmail Drive for Linux gmailfs

Gmailfs software is similar to Gmail Drive. Which has capability to upload files to your gmail account. Try gmailfs, I also tried but when mounting, problem occurred. Try to find method to configure gmailfs without any problem and let us know.


Thursday, March 15, 2007

Insert 1 million data to mysql table within 4 miniutes

I had inserted 1 million data to mysql table within 4 minutes using for loop which is wirreten in PHP. Code is mention below.

mysql_connect("localhost", "root", "");
mysql_query("INSERT INTO `field_options` VALUES ('opt_skill_type', 'AUT4', 'AUTOMOTIVE Skilled - Tire Repair')");

for ($counter = 1; $counter <= 500000; $counter += 1) {

echo $counter;
mysql_query("INSERT INTO `field_options` VALUES ('opt_skill_type', 'AUT4', 'AUTOMOTIVE Skilled - Tire Repair')");

I had execute this file two times then it is 1 million of data this type of methods you can use for testing purpose.

See how exciting is these kind of crazy things.