Author Archives: karl

Liferay wintersky theme updated, now with IE support

For anybody following updates the the Liferay theme I released: WinterSky ver-11 Theme now looks correct in IE7 and IE8. IE6 is functional, only sub color schemes (to do with selectors in the color scheme css), and png images need work. Added extra option in templates/init_custom.vm: $custom_places = true ## will replace the communities/my places […]

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Installing Debian Lenny on my DNS-323

I finished upgrading my Dlink DNS-323 to Debian Lenny today. I followed the instruction at: The install took quite a while, I selected the standard package list. Then because it gets quit hot here in Griffith I really wanted to have fan control back, so instruction here were also followed. As I wanted to […]

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Review: Liferay Portal 5.2 Systems Development

Life Portal 5.2 Systems Development Author: Jonas X. Yuan Pages: 552 Publisher: Packt Publishing Rating: 9/10 ISBN: 1847194702 Summary: A Java developer’s guide to developing custom intranet systems, based on Liferay’s platform As one of only a few books on advanced Liferay Portal development Jonas had a LOT of material to cover. My two weeks […]

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Liferay theme release – WinterSky

And now announcing the release of my first Liferay theme. Details about the wordpress theme it is based on is available in my previous post (Liferay Inroads). It has made a perfect intranet theme for our uses. Most appreciated is the simplified interface look. I have finished most visual touchups. Things left on my to […]

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Liferay inroads

After installing Alfresco and admittedly suffering a few hiccups with it I seem to be making enough progress that I also decided to investigate Liferay as an alternative to Plone as our intranet portal and internal information site. There are some areas that Plone really does well such as the content type handling and content […]

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