Fix for Chrome SSL Connection error 49

If you are behind a corporate firewall and trying to access https sites using Google chrome, you are most likely to face “SSL connection error”. As of this build of chrome (6.0.472.63) the problem still persists. The workaround as suggested by few forums is to open chrome from command line using the following argument --allow-ssl-mitm-proxies ...

How to disable or enable Google Instant Search 1

How to disable or enable Google Instant Search
Google’s latest innovation in search Instant search is out. It displays the results below as you type in the search box area. To enable or disable google instant search, there is a nice small little link on the right side of the search box which says whether instant search is enabled or not. Just use ...

Ubuntu clive http 404 error solution. 3

Update: For 11.04’s clive version 2.2.13, the youtube video URLs are throwing the following error. error: no match: `(?-xism:fmt_url_map=(.*?)&)' and the solution for this is to pick the package from Ubuntu 11.10 oneiric which is of version 2.2.25-2 as of this writing. Clive is very useful commandline utility to extract video from video websites like ...

Google Webmaster Tools : Verification procedure for a Blogger account. 1

To use the Google Webmaster Tools for your blog, you must first add your blog and allow it to be self verified. This way you tell google, that this ‘site’ is indeed yours. For a blogger account, the help is given here. If you choose the meta tag verification method for your blogspot blogs, here ...

Get PNR status on your mobile sms. Powered by Google 4

Google has a host of mobile products for the Indian market, the full list can be seen here. Among them, the pick of the lot is the SMS product, using which one can get instant PNR status for your Indian railway ticket reservation. Excerpts from the page here. Get cricket scores, Indian Railways train schedules ...

Gmail Inbox preview while gmail is loading

Gmail Inbox preview while gmail is loading
New in gmail labs allows you to preview your inbox when gmail is loading. Useful, if you have a little slow connection. Your anxiety of which mails you are about to open will be served too.:) Just goto gmail -> settings – > labs look for inbox preview enable it, close the browser and relogin ...

Use Google for your Peer 2 Peer searches. 1

You can use google for your p2p searches. Use the following search string to look for any media files. intitle:”index.of” (mp3) titanic -html -php -asp -cf -jsp mp3 refers to the media you want as in a extension. You can also use other formats in the following fashion (mp3|avi|mpg) titanic refers to the name of ...

Download videos from youtube.com 3

Update: On Ubuntu a better approach to download youtube videos from command line is using clive. It has options to download the best available format for the video using the -f option. Also a to download videos directly from the youtube.com homepage a firefox extension provides a “Save As” option just below the playing video. ...