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Eclipse No repository found at download.eclipse.org/tools/pdt

06 Nov

Recently I was trying to do some work on an android app in Eclipse and I hit a weird issue where I needed to update to Android SDK 22 or it wouldn't run, but when I tried to update I got an odd error. What was even more weird and frustrating was I got stuck in a weird loop in the preferences pane where it would tell me I had invalid data, but not tell me what invalid data and wouldn't let me click "apply" to change the data. After banging my head against the wall for a while I found a solution and I thought I'd share it here incase anyone else has this issue.


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VirtualBox Error: has 1 differencing child hard disks

18 Jan

Recently I went to start up my VirtualBox Windows 7 client and I got the following error:

"Hard disk '____.vdi' with UUID {___} cannot be directly attached to the virtual machine 'Windows7′ ('___.xml') because it has 1 differencing child hard disks."

I have no idea what 'caused this error and it took me a lot of searching to find a good solution to it. Since it took me so long to figure out I decided I would post the solution here for my own reference and hopefully to help anyone else that faces the same issue.

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Force PHP to show all errors or save them to a log for troubleshooting

17 Sep

Most servers are set to suppress PHP errors which can leave you guessing why something isn't working and make troubleshooting code almost impossible. This is especially frustrating when you install a 3rd party module with errors. Luckily forcing PHP to display errors is very easy.
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