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Weird Chome/Chromium Rendering Problems in KDE 4.11.2 under VirtualBox

I recently upgraded to VirtualBox 4.3.4 on a Windows 7 host machine and noticed a bunch of strange rendering problems with Chrome/Chromium in Debian and Kubuntu Linux guest instances running the latest stable KDE 4.11.2. Symtoms: Whenever Chrome opens a … Continue reading

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Bad Offline State & Clearing Chrome Application Cache

Application cache is cool but it takes some work to get it right I’m finding. One little gotcha I just came across goes like this: I made a change to someone else’s Javascript library and introduced a bug. I then … Continue reading

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Too Many VirtualBox VM Images

Here’s the punchline: Create a NTFS junction to the location where you created the VM image copy: mklink /J “Kuntuntu 12.04 MAIN” “F:\Saved-VMBox-Linux-VMs\Kubuntu 12.04” The detail: I’ve got Windows 7 64-bit installed as host OS on my Core i7 2700K … Continue reading

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Help with Emacs indentation

I can never remember the magic dust to sprinkle in a new ~/.emacs These links helped me get my indentation configuration settings sorted out: http://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/IndentationBasics http://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/HtmlMode

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