Linux, Miscellaneous, Ubuntu »

[11 Jun 2013 | No Comment]

SMPlayer is a free and open source media player for Windows and Linux. It is a graphical user interface (GUI) for the award-winning MPlayer.
SMPlayer is a very good alternative to VLC media player. It is faster than VLC and can play almost all video and audio formats. You don’t need to download and install any external codecs.

Magento »

[4 Jun 2013 | One Comment]

I recently transferred a Magento website from one webhost to another. Frontend part is working fine. I am able to view products and cms pages. I am also able to view the admin login page. However, when try logging to admin, I get error page showing the following SQL query:

Magento »

[20 May 2013 | 6 Comments]

Magento has the feature to verify the authenticity of newly registered customers before activating their account.
When a user registers to your Magento shop, then he/she will get a confirmation email with a confirmation link. The customer’s account will be activated only after he/she clicks that confirmation link.

Linux, Ubuntu »

[13 May 2013 | No Comment]

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 12.10 to Ubuntu 13.04. It went successfully. After I restarted my computer, I get a black screen at the time of login. Hence, I am unable to insert my login to my computer. However, I was able to login in recovery mode.
I googled for solutions. Used the keywords like “login screen goes black ubuntu 13.04”, “monitor turns off at login ubuntu 13.04”, “login screen turns off ubuntu 13.04”, etc. After spending some hours searching and implementing some solutions regarding this issue, I finally came to …

Magento »

[6 May 2013 | One Comment]

Problem: I am having the following error when I browse Layered Navigation on Magento.
You cannot define a correlation name ‘attribute_idx’ more than once

Magento »

[22 Apr 2013 | 3 Comments]

You might get this error when you go to Magento Connect Manager (System -> Magento Connect -> Magento Connect Manager) of your Magento installation. This means that Magento Connect is unable to write files to your server.
Warning: Your Magento folder does not have sufficient write permissions.

Magento »

[15 Apr 2013 | One Comment]

I had added a new product attribute. Suppose the attribute code is ‘test’. I have been trying to fetch/select that newly added product attribute. Here is my Magento collection code:-

Linux »

[8 Apr 2013 | No Comment]

VI is a display oriented interactive text editor originally created for the Unix operating system. It is available by default on all UNIX systems. It is supplied with all Linux distributions.
Here is a simple and quick VI command tutorial.

Magento »

[2 Apr 2013 | One Comment]

Let’s suppose that you have a custom Magento module named ‘YourModule’. You have a custom database table for the module. There is a date field in the table. Now, your requirement is that your module should be able to display and edit the date field from admin section.
This article shows how you can display and edit date field from admin form. A datepicker will be displayed beside the date field in admin form. So that, you can easily choose any desired date.