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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 …

Mon 02 May 2011

# GSoC : Fedora Medical week 1

Posted by ankur in Other (71 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

Somy proposal for the GSoC got selected this year. I'm working with Fedora Medical this time. Even though we're supposed to begin work sometime in May, we've decided to give ourselves a head start and begin work. My task for week 1 was to shift the packaging task info …

Sun 24 April 2011

# If empathy stops working for you after the first update of F15 beta

Posted by ankur in Tech (12 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

Please run the following command :

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: