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Easily View Source of Included Files in Firefox

In the web development world, most of the design isn't in the page HTML anymore, it's been moved to the included CSS and Javascript files. The problem is that when you want to take a peek into the code there's not a really simple way to view those CSS/JS files.

Add User Accounts Utility (Userpasswords2) to Control Panel

Hidden away in the Windows directory is a separate utility that can be used to perform certain user administration functions not provided in the normal interface. Instead of typing "control userpasswords2" into the run box, you can just add it as an icon in your Control Panel.

Add Group Policy Editor to Control Panel

If you find yourself using the Group Policy Editor all the time, you might have wondered why it doesn't show up in the Control Panel along with all the other tools. After many hours of registry hacking, I've come up with a registry tweak to let you do just that.

Using the Outlook 2007 To-Do Bar

My favorite feature of Outlook 2007 is the new To-Do Bar, which shows you everything on your plate at a glance. There are a lot of features packed into a tiny space, so we'll go through some of them with you.

Customize Your Folder Icons in Windows XP

Scott pointed me in the direction of an interesting utility for Windows XP that will let you "skin" your icons by replacing the built-in folder icons with custom icons, and even assign a different color for different folders.

Restore "Show Hidden Files and Folders" Option in Vista

I've received a number of emails from readers telling me that their computer has no option for "Show Hidden Files and Folders" in the Folder Options dialog. The question even showed up on the forum, where Scott promptly found a registry tweak which I'm sharing with everybody.

Installing Tomcat 6 on Ubuntu

If you are running Ubuntu and want to use the Tomcat servlet container, you should not use the version from the repositories as it just doesn't work correctly. Instead you'll need to use the manual installation process that I'm outlining here.

Connect to VMware Server Console Over SSH

Has this ever happened to you? I created a new virtual machine running Ubuntu on my VMware server before I left home, but forgot to install the ssh server... so I couldn't get to that machine at all from my remote location. Rather than driving back home I decided to find a solution.
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