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How can I use Telnet to download an element of a Web page?

I recently wanted to download a file from a Web site without using a browser, just in raw text format. I used the Telnet command to perform the operations normally performed as part of the HTTP download process, which are essentially a series of GET commands. To initiate the connection, telnet to port 80 (instead of the default port 23) of the Web site, as the following example shows:

c:>telnet www.alibutt.com 80

Nothing will be displayed to screen. Type the GET command in uppercase letters:

GET /index.html (press enter twice)

The page will then be displayed in the command window, and the Telnet session will terminate. You might need to append “HTTP/1.0″ at the end of the GET command (as the example below shows) depending on the Web server you’re connecting to. This tells the server which version of HTTP your client understands.

GET /index.html HTTP/1.0

Oct 10, 2006 - General, Sharepoint    1 Comment

How do you upload Files to a Sharepoint Document Library in bulk?

In large organisations large amount of documents have to be uploaded into document libraries. This can be a time consuming task especially if the hierarchy has to be maintained in folders in the document library as well.

A quick fix is to map a drive to your sharepoint site from Windows Explorer. Simply choose Tools, Map Network Drive; choose a letter; and in the Folder field, paste in the full http://….. address for your sharepoint site. Click the “reconnect at logon” option and you’ll always have a drive mapped to sharepoint!

Oct 1, 2006 - General, Sharepoint    1 Comment

How can I use Microsoft FrontPage to back up or restore a Microsoft SharePoint site?

FrontPage lets you create archives of SharePoint sites for backup and restore purposes. To do so, perform the following steps:

1. Use Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) to open the SharePoint site.
2. From the File menu, select “Edit with Microsoft Office FrontPage.”
3. In FrontPage, select Tools, Server, Backup.
4. Check the “Include subsites in archive” option and click OK.
5. Select a folder and filename for the Web site archive file (.fwp) and click Save.
6. After the backup is complete, click OK to the “Backup completed” dialog box.

To restore a site, perform the following steps:

1. Create a new site (to which the archive will be restored). When the wizard asks you to select a template, close IE so that no template is applied.
2. In FrontPage, open the site that you just created (Click File, Open Site, and enter the URL of the site you just created).
3. In FrontPage, select Server, Restore Web Site, from the Tools menu.
4. Select the name of the archive file and click Open.
5. Click OK to restore the Web site.

Sep 24, 2006 - General, Sharepoint    1 Comment

How can I make links in Microsoft SharePoint technologies open in a new browser window?

By default, SharePoint links open in the existing browser window. You can find several solutions for this behavior on the Web, but I found the following solution to be the easiest:

1. Use Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) to open the SharePoint page containing the links?
2. From the File menu, select “Edit with Microsoft Office FrontPage.”
3. In FrontPage, right-click the section with the links and from the displayed context menu select “Convert to XSLT Data View.”
4. Right-click one of the links and select Hyperlink Properties.
5. From the displayed dialog box, click the Target Frame button.
6. Select New Windows and click OK to all dialog boxes.
7. Save the page changes.

Why do 10 million people play World Of Warcraft ?

An excellent article on lesessais.com about the issues dealt with people trying to quit this game:

Here. Bear with me. Let me describe an emotional state, and you come up with the cause. First, emptiness. Emptiness like hunger, ravenous hunger; emptiness like the blackness that descends behind closed eyelids at the crepuscule before sleep; emptiness as need; emptiness as blind desire; emptiness visualized as a gaping hole where the heart once held court. Then, regret. Regret for loss, regret that the emptiness exists, regret that the memory of what once filled the hole—the heart, now, the heart, remember—lies dead and dies more each and every passing day; regret that the knowledge of what other people do to fill up their life has been lost along countless missteps and misspent hours trying to find the path on which you once, as a child, so deftly picked your way; regret that something is gone and has left an emptiness as deep as the blackest reaches of outer space. Anger, next. Anger that emptiness is remembered with regret; anger at the witless world that allowed such a gain that could become a loss that could be defined as emptiness with vast regret; anger that you, who once were so strong, so supple, so springboard-ready to bounce back to a mean emotional state, a psychical purpose, can see yourself suffering and maundering over the black heart, its regretful state, and your pointless rage. Despair, finally, that you will ever be another way.

Love, you say? If you did, and I hope you did, then you got it right, at least in purpose and point of origin, for though it smacks of the lovelorn puppy dog ministrations of a mooney-eyed lover, the emotional state I described was of an addict’s absence of soul, of spirit, of the will to experience. Which is to say, they are not all that different.

Unhealthy obsessions, selfish solipsism…the fables and myths that give us succor and teach us morals warn against anything so monomaniacal: it is hardly necessary to think of Narcissus to extend any story’s teleology to death by personal infirmity, moral laxity, or, quite simply, gazing too long at a mirrored self. Love, the quaint excuse for the angst-ridden teen’s outrageous outcries—the union of two souls! Death by dissolution! Not life, no, but bliss!—is seldom more than a mirror made to trick the viewer into seeing a better self. What of other mirrors? Other tricks? What of those that mask the truth but lightly, and in the dancing points of light you can see the fiction, the misdirection, life not lived but carefully avoided, painted in unearthly colors and brighter, happier, than even the most stunted man-child could ever want life to be? We could say that the infirmity is weaker, the morals ignored with more purpose and pain, the waters of immurement approached with more knowledge, dire knowledge, that it is death the soul seeks.

All this is pretty heavy-handed for someone talking of love. Still more for someone speaking of a video game. But there it is. Here. Where love once filled the hours of thousands of men and women who had nothing else to divert their attention away from the painful, plodding progress of life as we know it, we have a game. To be sure, there are other diversions, some do drugs, others take to drink, but for general amusement, for avoiding thinking, there have always been games and activities meant to satisfy other base yearnings—accomplishment, pride, mental facility, physical prowess, social adaptability—but no game quite like this…

Click here for full article and the source

Also ….
PICTURE: What will a World Of Warcraft player look like in the year 2030?

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