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Sat 18 February 2012

My library

Posted by ankur in Tech (63 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

I use Alexandria for keeping a record of all the books I buy/read/loan. It has a nifty feature where you can export your libraries as HTML files. I've published them.Have a look! It's only a subset, costituting books I've read since the second half the last year …

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Thu 16 February 2012

On my relationship with fedora medical

Posted by ankur in Tech (764 words, approximately a 4 minute read)

Of late, I've had to deal with the fact that people believe that the driving force behind me applying for the fedora medical GSoC last year was only money. I address the matter in this post.

Susmit had initiated the fedora medical SIG in an attempt to make a fedora …

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Thu 16 February 2012

Fedora free-media-tool version 0.2alpha

Posted by ankur in Tech (1046 words, approximately a 5 minute read)

I've managed to get most of the functionality coded up. Here's what ffmtool -h looks like now (on my system):

[ankur@ankur ~]$ ffmtool -h
[+] Parsing available options from config file: /home/ankur/.config/fedora-free-media-tool/config.cfg
Usage: ffmt [Options] [args]...
A tool to assist Fedora free-media contributors.
Without options, it …

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Thu 02 February 2012

Using askfedora correctly

Posted by ankur in Tech (339 words, approximately a 2 minute read)

I'm the one of the moderators of askfedora. Of late, I've seen a lot of new questions come in. I've observed that most of these do not make correct use of the forum and therefore am outlining the good practices of using it here:

  1. Search before you post: Search the …

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