# ankursinha.in/blog

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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 …

Sat 16 April 2011

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 …

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 …

Sat 26 February 2011

# Playing your music from the terminal : mpd setup

Posted by ankur in Tech (271 words, approximately a 2 minute read)

I love using the terminal. In my last post, I detailed using rtorrent + RSS feeds + queue management. I've already posted a how-to for irssi sometime back. Today I'm going to blog on setting up mpd and ncmpc, a mpd client.

First, install the packages: