Disable mouse acceleration on Mac OS X

The most annoying thing I encounter when occasionnaly working on a Mac is the mouse acceleration. I found a command line that will disable it but you need to relog after executing it: defaults write -g com.apple.mouse.scaling -1 Note: Don’t touch the mouse settings in Preferences or it will override the above change.

Updating Magento code to be compatible with PHP 5.3

Even tough PHP 5.3 has been out for quite a while, there is still lots of old code out there that will not run correctly when moved from 5.2 to 5.3. In my case I had to move a 2 year old Magento website to a new server and ran into problems as the default […]

Fix Mantis Captcha Image open_basedir Error

I recently installed the lastest version of Mantis Bug Tracker. Sadly when I tried to signup for the first time, the captcha used in the signup form didn’t show up. Opening the generated jpeg file reveals several errors related to my server’s PHP security settings. SYSTEM WARNING: ‘file_exists(): open_basedir restriction in effect. File(/usr/share/fonts/corefonts/) is not […]