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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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Wed 23 February 2011

A complete rtorrent setup

Posted by ankur in Tech (565 words, approximately a 3 minute read)

I wrote a  blog post recently which gave an overview of how you can use RSS feeds with rtorrent. Since I was working on this, I decided to look up queue management in rtorrent too. rtorrent does not provide queue management iby itself at the moment. I found an RFE …

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