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Start Oracle using Windows Batch Script

If you are a developer like me then there would generally be a stack which you would be working on, for me it is Oracle, Apache and Tomcat. Considering how heavy they are on the system and how badly they can slow down the system, I prefer to not have them startup with windows and instead start them up manually as required using windows batch scripts. Here is what I did to get the things setup:...

December 14, 2015 · 1 min · Mr. Kamath

Keyboard Shortcut for Copy & Paste in Command Prompt

If you are old school like me and prefer to stay closer to the keyboard rather than use the mouse, the copy and paste in Windows Command Prompt can be a bit tricky. But as usual the menu options provided by Windows allows to copy and paste without using a mouse. Here’s the keyboard shortcut to perform the copy and paste operation: Copy: Alt + Space -> E -> K will take you to mark mode....

September 9, 2015 · 1 min · Mr. Kamath
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Make Windows XP desktop look like Gnome

Working primarily on Gnu/Linux and just moving to Windows occasionally, I felt a need to make the Windows XP desktop look like Gnome. There are two aspects to this, one is to change the icons and the other is to change the visual styles. Here is a step by step procedure for converting your desktop to Gnome. Installing Icon Theme Icons are an essential part of the GUI (Graphical User Interface) world....

October 5, 2011 · 2 min · Mr. Kamath