Winsxs folder: save space on windows server 2008 cleaning it

On Windows Server 2008 R2 the folder winsxs (generally under c:\windows\winsxs) can grow bigger and bigger through time, saving all system updates.

To remove superseded backup images, you can use the dism command from the Administrator command prompt, with the following syntax:

dism /online /Cleanup-Image /spsuperseded

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Some Bookmarks

  • Web Speech API for voice driven web apps has been implemented in the Chrome browser (version 25 and later); speech recognition is made over the web with a Google service;
  • Domize is a very fast and smart domain name search engine; it quickly activates as you type, in SSL, also looking for substring automatically;
  • Frank is a free WordPress theme by P.J. Onori, surprisingly fast and clean.

How to show .htaccess and hidden files in ftp sessions

We had some issues on some websites, so we had to modify some rules in the .htaccess file. Unfortunately, none of the programs we use on windows for ftp connection shows by default this and other hidden files, e.g. the files whose filenames starts with a dot, according to the linux/unix convention.

How to enable hidden files viewing?

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DivSurroundingPost for Joomla 3.0

DivSurroundingPost is a plugin for Joomla! 3.0 developed by the Whiletrue.it staff to simplify the template style customization.

Our plugin creates an empty div element with “div_surrounding_post” class assigned, surrounding the post content except for the title. This way it’s possible to modify the css style file inside the active template updating that block’s appearence.

Download the plugin clicking on the download button:

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