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sos_blogWe started our blog as knowledge base for all who works with us but articles here might be useful for all who are stuck with some systems.

We plan to publish information here about the following systems:

  • Business automation with the use of OpenERP,
  • Website development, especially on Joomla,
  • Different versions of Windows including several server products,
  • Ubuntu OS and other Linux distributions,
  • Android based mini PC and interactive systems,
  • Interactive kiosks and interactive equipment,
  • Software for interactive kiosks
  • and any other useful notes...

Feel free to let us know how useful the blog is and any ideas how we can make the site and the blog better.


In order to support different external devices, one can want to compile custom kernel for Android. Thanks to mdrjr from ODROID, you can get one without creating your development environment, have a look at his post here: http://forum.odroid.com/viewtopic.php?f=55&t=1162

Read more: How to flash new custom kernel in ODROID-U2 Android devices
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As you know, Windows 8 PRO comes with “Hyper-V” server as an option, so you can use it in order to get your hands on Ubuntu inside of your favorite Windows desktop. Here, I share our experience in “Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS” installation on my Windows 8 Pro x64 desktop.

Read more: Android development environment: How to install Ubuntu 12.04 on Windows 8 PRO
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It happens, when you need Ubuntu Linux to be installed on your interactive or not interactive kiosks. As the latest version is 12.10, it comes with some changes. This is a short post with explanation how you can configure Ubuntu 12.10 to work in Portrait mode on your kiosk.

Read more: Configuring Ubuntu 12.10 kiosk in portrait mode
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Introduction

openerpAs we all know, OpenERP is very interesting system, but the quality and ability to migrate between versions are the big issue.

As many in the net, I would prefer to be independent rather than making payments for so called “support” and that was why I was looking my db migrations methods. Here I describe how I have done the task for migration from v.6.0.3. to v.6.1.

Read more: My migration from OpenERP 6.0.3 to 6.1
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As many of our customers need stability and wide coverage of Wi-Fi network at their living places, after countless attempt to use stock firmware with several router manufacturers lead us to decision to use dd-wrt firmware. Once again, answering on the question why, I have to say the WiFi routing is embedded functionality in dd-wrt along with many connectivity and operational options. Such features are vital for our clients and we happy that dd-wrt adds stability and comfort at people life.

This article is about how we can switch Netgear WNDR3700 v2 router to use dd-wrt firmware.

Read more: Using NETGEAR WNDR3700V2 with dd-wrt firmware
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Image:e4200.jpgAs many of our customers need stability and wide coverage of Wi-Fi network at their living places, after countless attempt to use stock firmware with several router manufacturers lead us to decision to use dd-wrt firmware. Once again, answering on the question why, I have to say the WiFi routing is embedded functionality in dd-wrt along with many connectivity and operational options. Such features are vital for our clients and we happy that dd-wrt adds stability and comfort at people life.

This article is about how we can switch Linksys E4200 router to use dd-wrt firmware.

Read more: Using Linksys E4200 with dd-wrt – no luck as it is E4200V2
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As I am a client of Visualplanet products, I am not very happy with what I got: the quality of controller is far away from "good enough"as well as the driver is a Java x86 application, and that fact shocked me a lot.

This is a small article about how you an get working Visualplanet touchfoil driver under Ubuntu x64 11.04 and later versions.

Read more: How install Visualplanet VIPtouch foil under Ubuntu x64
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Step-by-step guide how to install OpenERP Server version 6 with PostgreSQL 9 on Ubuntu 10.10 desktop / server OS.

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The first question is why do I need to replace perfect 3.5 HDD in a new HP Portable Media Drive (300Gb in my case)? The answers is to use the enclosure with xb4 docking station while the storage is as maximum as possible.

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Problem statement:

Recently I upgraded xmap component on the latest version which was 1.2.11 at that moment. Right after that I couldn't get working the sitemap.

This short article explains how I fixed the problem

Read more: How to fix if Xmap 1.2.11 doesn't work with Virtuemart 1.1.8
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Problem statement

The article isn't finished yet, so if anybody interesting in getting the final version of the article before I find time to complete it, feel free to let me know by using our contact us form. Thank you in advance and my apologizes for any inconveniences.

It is known pain when you decided to move into new version of OpenERP but realized that you cannot due to incompatibility of DB(s) between versions.

The simple approach in such a case is to sign a support contract with OpenERP company as they will take care of the migration script but if you don't want to do so, there is another way but it mighty worth the support contract in some cases.

Read more: How to migrate from OpenERP 5 to OpenERP 6
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