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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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Thu 10 February 2011

Tata Photon+ on Fedora 14

Posted by ankur in Tech (36 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

All right!! I read a lot of posts etc. which wanted me to use wvdial and the rest. Fedora didn't need it. Plug in, network manager pops up saying "active"? Activate and get to work!! AWESOME!!

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Thu 03 February 2011

How I came about learning awk

Posted by ankur in Tech (105 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

Well, at current, I'm interning at the IISc, as a research intern. A large chunk of my work is analysing logs that this implementation spews out and providing it to the team. These analysis reports enable us to look at trends, false positives and the such. Since the logs are …

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Fri 14 January 2011

Turning your gnome-screensaver on and off with a single click!

Posted by ankur in Tech (125 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

Recently, I found myself wondering what the easiest, laziest way of toggling the screen saver state would be.

Scenario:

You're not interacting with your system, but, you are still using it. You may be watching a film, or taking notes off a document or website. I frequently need to refer …

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