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Wed 03 November 2010

Trashing from the terminal : non destructively!

Posted by ankur in Tech (106 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

I've got this habit of using rm and Shift + delete when I come across a file that I'm not using. It's been costly at times when I've removed files that I would later need. Now, since I've paid dearly a few times, I've decided that the following are a must …

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Thu 30 September 2010

Free-media statistics for the month of September

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

Fulfilled Tickets:

Top contributors for the Month of September :  frankly3d(21), ujariya(9).

Thank you all for sending out media! Please continue to do your two a month :)

(In alphabetical order)

FAS

Tickets accepted

abkumar

2

acedip

5

adimania

2

aeperezt

2

ankursinha

5

arthurbuliva

2

boblfoot

2

chendra

4 …

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Mon 27 September 2010

Another Fedora experience, a different Fedora experience

Posted by ankur in Tech (402 words, approximately a 2 minute read)

Hello all, I received some feed back from one of the folks whose ticket I had accepted this month as a part of my free-media duties. It's another amazing experience that being a member of the Fedora community has earned me. I requested the sender to let me share this …

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Thu 23 September 2010

Fedora India : Give the gift of Fedora!

Posted by ankur in Tech (107 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

image0In spite of a large contribution from the Fedora India Free media volunteers this month (We've managed to accept and send out around 80 already, which is awesome!), we still have another 80 unaccepted tickets waiting to be accepted.  Can some folks please sign up for the Fedora Free Media …

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Wed 22 September 2010

Getting your tablet to work on F13 using WizardPen

Posted by ankur in Tech (209 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

As a lot of you would remember, HAL was dropped in favour of udev in Fedora 13. (More info here). I own a "UC-LOGIC Tablet WP5540U" which I had successfully configured on Fedora 12 using HAL. Since I upgraded, and the HAL configuration worked no more, a new configuration was …

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Thu 16 September 2010

Work in progress

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

Just a screen shot of what I've been trying to do with `"hleahtor"`_. It's coming along, but will take sometime before it's usable enough for a release.

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Fri 10 September 2010

I had to, I had no choice

Posted by ankur in Other (67 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

I really had no choice. I really wanted to stick to nouveau for my nvidia card, but it was holding up on development of the fedora-tour (see my numerous posts regarding the bug and segmentation faults). I finally gave in and switched to kmod-nvidia from RPMFusion. No segmentation fault now …

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Sun 05 September 2010

Some free-media statistics

Posted by ankur in Tech (245 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

I was housekeeping the new free-media tickets from India this morning. Since I was manually going over tickets, I thought I'd spend some more time and collect some statistics for this month's tickets. I'm not going to make any deductions from these, I'll let the numbers do the taking. If …

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