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Remove DOS EOL ^M Character from File

If you have the ^M character in your file, it is a Dos/Windows end of line character that is tough to get rid of. You could always ignore it, but the possibility of it corrupting a file is very high. Some editors such as Nano don’t even seem to show this character by default – maybe Nano strips it out – I’m not sure at Read More →

Installing Cisco PacketTracer 5.3.2 on 64-bit Ubuntu or Debian

!!IMPORTANT!! This post is very old and outdated. I do not have access to the latest versions of Packet Tracer and therefore have no way to continue to assist with installation. If somebody has a recent copy of Packet Tracer they could provide to me, I would be happy to see if I can get it working and document the steps.   If you are Read More →

Installing Debian on Dell XPS L501X

All of the basic requirements for the L501X to work on Debian are here… The following article is “mirrored” here because last time I went to check it, it no longer existed. I recovered it from Google’s cached copy (Thanks Google!) Written by AMLJ Friday, 28 January 2011 06:38 Hi! I just bought a Dell XPS L501X laptop, and hopefully, after some pain got everything Read More →

javascript return confirm() – user redirection

The javascript “confirm” script is used on a webpage where you need to give the user a choice. If they press the OK button in the popup, it redirects them. If they press cancel, then it cancels the script and leaves things as is. <script type="text/javascript">  <!–  function confirmation() {    var answer = confirm("Put pop up window message here")    if (answer){     Read More →