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Sun 22 May 2011

Fedora GSoC : Week 4

Posted by ankur in Tech (193 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

Hello and welcome to the weekly news! I, FranciscoD, shall share with you the happenings in this week related to the on going Fedora Medical initiative under the GSoC programme. This special broadcast, is in place of the weekly one that airs Sunday night.

This week, I've been trying to …

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Sat 21 May 2011

Counterstrike : Condition Zero on Fedora !

Posted by ankur in Tech (259 words, approximately a 2 minute read)

It's been a really really long time since I played on my system last. Actually, it's been a very long time since I played a PC game at all. I used to be an avid gamer a few years back, and Counterstrike and Age of Empires were my favourites.

I …

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Thu 19 May 2011

A qemu quickie!

Posted by ankur in Tech (122 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

This one's intended for myself actually. I keep forgetting how to use qemu, and pass files to it etc.

First off, here's how you go about setting up a guest. (That page has it all actually!)

This is how you transfer files to your qemu image. There are lots of …

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Sun 15 May 2011

Fedora GSoC : Week 3

Posted by ankur in Tech (201 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

SO! We are picking up steam! This week was way more constructive than the last one.

To start with, I finished updating the wiki pages, which was pending from last week. Following this, I went ahead and tried packaging dcm4che and mayam. These are both high on the priority list …

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Mon 09 May 2011

Fedora GSoC : week 2

Posted by ankur in Other (75 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

This week was slow from the GSoC perspective. My tasks were to reorganize the wiki and to begin helping out with reviews. I'm working on helping out with the vxl review request at the time and will probably have something on it by tomorrow night. The wiki will also be …

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Tue 19 April 2011

Automating creation of free-media envelopes

Posted by ankur in Tech (437 words, approximately a 2 minute read)

I've accepted a lot of requests this month. It's because Rahul sent me 100 fedora 14 DVDs which I could use! (Thanks Rahul!!)

I'm lazy, and I really didn't want to write out the addresses by hand, so I ran around looking for ways to automate it. I've come up …

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Sat 16 April 2011

Task updates

Posted by ankur in Tech (448 words, approximately a 2 minute read)

I've been trying to change my workflows/schedules etc. to fit in more and more work in the 24 hours of the day. I must say, there has been some improvement. I've also come across posts such as this one which are on the same theme. Having said this, here's …

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Tue 15 March 2011

Tata Photon+ users : Something you should know

Posted by ankur in Other (60 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

Yes, your talk time is carried forward when you recharge to increase your validity. But, it only happens if you recharge *before* your validity expires. This is unlike cell phone connection providers, who let you have your talk time if you recharge within a certain period (generally 3 months) after …

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