Disabling Drupal Module via database

Submitted by abhishek on Fri, 01/02/2009 - 02:39
I assume phpMyAdmin is installed on your server

  1. Login to your Drupal Database

  2. Access the ’system’ table.  If you added a table prefix: , the table will be listed as ‘system’

  3. Browse the table entries, and find the entry for the target module

  4. Edit the table entry, and change the status from ‘1′ to ‘0′

  5. The module is now disabled!!
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Remount a disk in read write mode

Submitted by abhishek on Thu, 01/01/2009 - 07:52
A few days back i was stuck when i wrongly edited fstab the system just didn't booted up each time i boot it went to recovery mode so i tried to re-edit the fstab but as the file system was read-only i was unable to edit, but lately i realized  that i can remount my file system as read write which i did using the following command

mount -o remount, rw /

adding this in blog so that new bies like me can remember this

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Size of Tags in Tag Cloud

Submitted by abhishek on Thu, 01/01/2009 - 04:25
Tag Cloud is one of the best widgets available in Wordpres at times we use it as a Widget at times its part of the theme but the size of tags goes on increasing as we add posts under the tag which at times doesnot look nice we can control the behaviour of this Tag Cloud, if you have installed this as a Widget then edit wp-includes/widget.php file find the following section in it function wp_widget_tag_cloud($args) { extract($args); $options = get_option('widget_tag_cloud'); $title = empty($options['title']) ?

45 Days to go GNUnify '09

Submitted by abhishek on Wed, 12/31/2008 - 10:10
I am very lucky that i got a chance to work with the GNUnify Team 2nd time in a row, 45 days are now left for one of the Biggest Open-Source event in Asia, last time i was leading the Technical Team, this time around i have got a responsibily to lead the Web Team for GNUnify '09 and also guide other teams. Webteam is good they are working prety much fine we were able to bring the websi

GNUnify '09

Submitted by abhishek on Tue, 12/23/2008 - 02:23
GNUnify enters 7th Year
What it is? GNUnify, an annual technical extravaganza is organized by the students of Symbiosis institute of computer studies and research (SICSR) GNUnify, the name symbolizes GNU / Linux, the philosophy behind Free/Open source, unifying and strengthening the free / open source movement, sharing and spreading knowledge with the help of IT.

Open Source and Free Puppies

Submitted by abhishek on Fri, 12/19/2008 - 07:06
Seth Gottlieb reported that Annie Weinberger of Interwoven, a proprietary CMS vendor, launched some good old Open Source FUD comparing Open Source to a free puppy: "We look differently at the cardboard box full of free puppies outside the super market once we become adults. As children what could be more fun than to get a puppy who is going to be your friend for life? Why not mom…it’s FREE!! But as adults we have learned the truth.