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Installing Oracle Complaining Missing

When installing Oracle Database 12c Release 1, you may encounter an error complaining missing file. You will be stuck no matter how many times you hit on Retry button. It just won't proceed!

To resolve this issue, you will need to do this:

Abort installation.Copy all folders and files in your \winx64_12102_SE2_database_2of2\database\stage\Components\ folder to \winx64_12102_SE2_database_1of2\database\stage\Components\.Initiate installation again.
Please do not ask me why the need for this silly step. It is just how Oracle package their installation files. I would recommend them doing a ISO file instead of doing 2 ZIP files!

SharePoint 2013 Site Template ID List for PowerShell

If you are creating a new SharePoint site collection using PowerShell, you can specify the template to be applied. To do that, PowerShell expects you to provide the Template ID. The following is a list of template ids which may come handy.

Template IDTitleGLOBAL#0Global templateSTS#0Team SiteSTS#1Blank SiteSTS#2Document WorkspaceMPS#0Basic Meeting WorkspaceMPS#1Blank Meeting WorkspaceMPS#2Decision Meeting WorkspaceMPS#3Social Meeting WorkspaceMPS#4Multipage Meeting WorkspaceCENTRALADMIN#0Central Admin SiteWIKI#0Wiki SiteBLOG#0BlogSGS#0Group Work SiteTENANTADMIN#0Tenant Admin SiteAPP#0App TemplateAPPCATALOG#0App Catalog SiteACCSRV#0Access Services SiteACCSRV#1Assets Web DatabaseACCSRV#3Charitable Contributions Web DatabaseACCSRV#4Contacts Web DatabaseACCSRV#5Projects Web DatabaseACCSRV#6Issues Web DatabaseACCSVC#0Access Services Site InternalACCSVC#1Access Services SiteBDR#0Document CenterDEV#0Developer SiteDOCMARKETPLACESITE#0Academic LibraryEDISC#0eDiscovery CenterEDISC#1eDiscovery Ca…

8 ways to spot fake news

Fake news is nothing new and it has got worse recently. With social media, fake and bogus stories can reach more people more quickly than before in the past.

Here are 8 ways to spot fake news:
Consider the sourceRead beyond the headlineCheck the authorWhat's the support?Check the dateIs this some kind of joke?Check your biasesConsult the experts» How to Spot Fake News | FactCheck.Org

Bernie Sanders message on whether Russia and Trump colluded

Did Russia act independently in support of Trump or did the Trump campaign actively collude with them in attempting to win the election?

Did Russia act independently in support of Trump or did the Trump campaign actively collude with them in attempting to win the election?— Bernie Sanders (@SenSanders) May 10, 2017

James Comey's farewell letter - In full

James Comey was fired, by U.S. President Donald Trump, from his position as FBI director, because Trump felt Comey was not doing a good job. The firing received several criticisms for its timing and it raises all kinds of questions especially as the FBI is reportedly ramping up its investigation of Trump associates' connections to Russia.

James Comey's farewell letter - in full:

To all:

I have long believed that a President can fire an FBI Director for any reason, or for no reason at all. I'm not going to spend time on the decision or the way it was executed.

I hope you won't either. It is done, and I will be fine, although I will miss you and the mission deeply.

I have said to you before that, in times of turbulence, the American people should see the FBI as a rock of competence, honesty, and independence.

What makes leaving the FBI hard is the nature and quality of its people, who together make it that rock for America.

It is very hard to leave a group of people who a…

Facebook is down

What can get more worse for some for not able to update their Facebook status to inform the world that Facebook is down? Yes, Facebook is down, at least for me in Singapore as of now May 9, 2017, 09:41 AM (GMT +8).

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