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Installing Oracle Application Server 10g on Windows Server 2003 SP2

If you try to install the Oracle Application Server 10g (9.0.4) on a Windows Server 2003 SP2, you may encounter an error when the installer tries to configure the OC4J instances with the following: Deploying application ‘ADFBCManager’ to OC4J instance

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Running an Oracle Forms Applet on Windows 7

I was trying to run my application built in Oracle Forms and Reports on a new laptop with Windows 7. However, when running the Java forms applet, the applet’s graphics stayed frozen and I was not able to see my

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How to Modify Swap Size – Ubuntu 10.04

When installing Ubuntu, I was never asked about the desired size for my swap size. Oracle recommends to use at least 2GB of memory in order to create a database, let alone run it. With help from this excellent post

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Change Screen Brightness From Terminal (Ubuntu 10.04)

If you want to change the screen brightness in Ubuntu (I can’t change it using the keyboard shortcuts or the Ubuntu Power Management menu), open a terminal and execute the following: sudo setpci -s 00:02.0 F4.B=xx Where xx is the

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Windows Live Writer

I’m trying out Windows Live Writer as my blogging desktop client for Windows and I must say, it is a nice user-friendly client. If you are looking for a small, easy-to-use blogging client for Windows, you should definitely check it

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Installing Ubuntu 10.04 from Windows 7

I launched the wubi installer from Windows 7 to install Ubuntu 10.04 and after a 2 hour wait the installation failed due to the following error: — Permission denied For more information, please see the log file: C:\users\owner\appdata\local\temp\wubi-10.04-rev189.log — After

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