Category Archives: Simple things made difficult

Dual External Monitors on a Dell E4260 in Ubuntu 11.10

I basically wanted to replace my desktop at work with the laptop that they gave me. I might get to telecommute sometimes. Anyway, the desktop at work had two nice big monitors and I wanted to use these with the … Continue reading

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Cisco VPN Install On Ubuntu 11.10 64bit

So I got hired by the client that I was contracting for. I start work on Monday. They gave me a laptop today and I wanted to use that as my development machine. The computer I use at work has … Continue reading

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Outputting the contents of a String variable in Freemarker

Today I ran across one of those things that should be simple, but is not. I call a remote service to get product information and I display that information in the store through a Freemarker Template. Normally this is not … Continue reading

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