Hidden Google Video Categories: “Publishers have the option to select 38 different genres they’d like to categorize their video in. Google Video’s website only lists 7 types: Comedy, Music videos, Movies, Sports, Animation, TV shows, Google Picks. You can still order by genre using a special search.”
How to Use Notepad to Create a Log File: “To create a log file in Notepad:
1. Click Start, point to Programs, point to Accessories, and then click Notepad.
2. Type .LOG on the first line, and then press ENTER to move to the next line.
3. On the File menu, click Save As, type a descriptive name for your file in the File name box, and then click OK. When you next open the file, note that the date and time have been appended to the end of the log, immediately preceding the place where new text can be added. You can use this functionality to automatically add the current date and time to each log entry.”
Timeout your Mouseovers: “This is a fun effect I built for Chowhound that does one better for mouseovers. The problem with most menu systems is that they’re really touchy whether you’re too fast or slow with the mouse.
The trick is to use a timeout with the effect, so it will wait a fraction of a second to pop-up, and a fraction of a second to go away…just enough to make the effect feel solid and not finicky. ”
How to safely connect from anywhere to your closed Linux firewall | MDLog:/sysadmin: “In general all the great ideas are the simple ones. Many times we see a great idea in practice and we wander why didn’t we thought of that before? It is just so simple… The first time I have seen the knockd project I liked it instantly. The idea is so simple, and though so effective. Knockd is a port-knocking application that silently runs on a server passively listening to network traffic. Once it will see a port sequence it has an action configured for it, it will run that action. We can see this as a remote control to our server: once we hit the right button it will take the appropriate action!”