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Thu 24 May 2012

Byobu and mc

Posted by ankur in Tech (241 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

I'm a big fan of byobu. Even though folks have moved over to using tmux as the backend, I still use gnu screen. It works for me. Now, another tool that I'm a huge fan of is midnight commander, or as it's referred to "mc". Using the default keybindings that …

Wed 23 May 2012

FUDCon Kuala Lumpur Day 2

Posted by ankur in Tech (756 words, approximately a 4 minute read)

Day 2 was the last day at the conference. We woke around 0700 again, which is pretty early for me. I struggled to get ready and grab a bite of breakfast before running into the bus that would drive us to the venue.

Initially, the second day was to host …

Tue 22 May 2012

Fedora elections 2012 questionnaire due today!!

Posted by ankur in Tech (28 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

The topic says is all! A gentle reminder that the answers to questionnaires are due today: 2359 UTC on May 22nd 2012. Please send them in by then.

Sun 20 May 2012

FUDCon Kuala Lumpur: Day -1, 0, 1

Posted by ankur in Tech (1306 words, approximately a 6 minute read)

I've been in Kuala Lumpur for two days now. Out of them, two days have been conference days, and the first was when we roamed around a bit. There is so much going on here. I'll make my best effort to cover as much as possible.

We reached Kuala Lumpur …

Tue 15 May 2012

Ready! Get set!! Go!!!

Posted by ankur in Tech (31 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

Well! It is upon us! Time to run!

Do not forget:

• Batteries
• Power spikes
• Your Fedora T-shirts!
• Stickers!
• Clean underwear!

I shall see you at the conference!

Sun 13 May 2012

Installing Fedora 17 on my EEEpc using a kickstart!

Posted by ankur in Tech (230 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

I've been trying to do this for a few days now. Figuring out the correct kickstart options, and then making the kickstart availble was a little work. It wasn't difficult, it just required some experimentation really.

Here's how I went about it:

The kickstart file looks like this (I install …

Fri 11 May 2012

Presentations for FUDCon KL

Posted by ankur in Tech (43 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

I've gotten down to making my presentations. After all, there's only a week to go! Here are some of the resources that anyone else whose preparing for the FUDCon can make use of (logos etc):

/me goes back to writing beamer code :)

Wed 09 May 2012

Fedora Tour meeting minutes: Tuesday May 8 2012

Posted by ankur in Tech (412 words, approximately a 2 minute read)

The tour's moving forward. Slowly, but it is moving. We had a quick meeting last night to divide the first task: Collecting screenshots to be used in the application. Pahnin laid out the basic steps for us earlier on the mailing list, and I thought it best to begin work …

Wed 09 May 2012

Fedora Elections: Nomination period has begun!

Posted by ankur in Tech (77 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

So, who are you nominating this cycle? We have the following elections to hold:

Fedora Project Board (three seats)_
FESCo (Engineering) (five seats)_
FAmSCo (Ambassadors) (seven seats) _