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Burlesque Burglary music video: Production Notes

Before going deeper in the details of making this music video for Cool Cavemen , let’s refresh our memory by watching the final version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JYQ0YehsLyU If this video was released 4 months ago , it was shot 2 years earlier: the 3rd of January 2010 …
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Hacking OpenERP 6.0 User Interface with Javascript

OpenERP 6.1’s web client comes with a cleaner Javascript framework which features some hook mechanism to simplify customization. In the mean time, I still have to work on older OpenERP 6.0 for customers who haven’t migrated yet. So let me present you a tiny collection of …
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Kdenlive fundraising campaign: a tremendous success!

Two months ago I made a donation to Kdenlive fundraising campaign and I just found out that I’m the biggest contributor. And like other $100+ contributors, I was offered a place to write a testimonial  : If I won some bragging rights, this is minor news compared to how much …
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How-To Backup Gmail with OfflineImap

Gmail’s content can be retrieved via IMAP, and we’ll use this way to backup all our mails thanks to OfflineImap, a generic IMAP synchronization utility. Let’s start by creating a dedicated configuration file in your home directory. Its content is quite straight-forward, as you can see in …
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VirtualBox commands

Clone a virtual disk image: $ VBoxManage clonehd original-disk.vdi copy.vdi Resize a virtual disk image to 20 Gb: $ VBoxManage modifyhd disk.vdi --resize 20000 Convert a VirtualBox image to a raw image: $ VBoxManage clonehd --format RAW disk.vdi disk.raw Convert a raw image to a VirtualBox image: $ VBoxManage …
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