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How to Fix: Yum [Errno 14] PYCURL ERROR 22 - 404 Not Found

Infopackets Reader Steve T. writes: " Dear Dennis, I am running Centos 6 32-bit (i386) on a virtual machine and recently I started having 'PYCURL ERROR 22' every time I use 'yum list updates' or 'yum -y update' to list and download updates. The ... error message says ' [Errno 14] PYCURL ERROR 22 - The requested URL returned error: 404 Not Found '. I have gone to the as the error message suggests, but have not been able to find a solution to this problem. Can you help? " My response: I asked Steve if he would like me to connect to his virtual machine using my remote ... (view more)

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'Wiki Taxi', and 'SE-Explorer'

Wiki Taxi Did you ever want to take Wikipedia with you while you are offline? Call on WikiTaxi: a portable application that delivers the Wikipedia of your choice to wherever you go. WikiTaxi enables you to read, search, and browse Wikipedia offline. ... No Internet connection is needed; all pages are stored in a WikiTaxi database. Because Wikipedia is constantly growing, WikiTaxi uses compression to make sure that the database stays reasonably small. The huge English Wikipedia easily fits on a 8 GB memory stick. SE-Explorer Replace standard Windows Explorer with SE- ... (view more)

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'Wiki On A Stick', and 'Ps Tools'

Wiki On A Stick Personal wiki that lives in one self-modifying XHTML file containing software, interface and data. Very useful for creating small websites and maintaining notes or to-do lists; completely javascript-programmable, supports images and ... files embedding. Ps Tools The Windows NT and Windows 2000 Resource Kits come with a number of command-line tools that help you administer your Windows NT/2K systems. This is a collection of similar tools, including some not included in the Resource Kits. What sets these tools apart is that they all allow ... (view more)

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Google Acquires JotSpot and Ventures into Wikis

Google has gobbled up yet another company in its recent wave of acquisitions. The search engine giant recently announced that it has acquired JotSpot, a Silicon Valley wiki provider. Google's venture into wikis is not completely surprising. Wikis, ... which are web-based applications that enable people to easily post and edit information, have become increasingly popular as the Web 2.0 trend continues. Many websites have been expanding their sites to include wiki applications. hopped on the wiki bandwagon in April when they added a function which enables users to write and edit product ... (view more)

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