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Sun 20 June 2010

loki-0.1.1 release announcement

Posted by ankur in Tech (174 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

We had shortly discussed an app that notifies the user of a new comic strip at the recent FAD. I got down to it last week and have come up with a release. I call it "loki". It's really raw right now. It uses libcurl and libconfig to read from …

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Sat 05 June 2010

Fedora 13 release party with FSMK in Bengaluru

Posted by ankur in Tech (205 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

F13 just released a while back. An awesome release that's being discussed everywhere!! Folks here in Bangalore had been really itching to celebrate this one with a release party. Rangeen and Deependra took the initiative on this one and announced the release party a few days back on the fedora-india …

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Tue 01 June 2010

My first FAD ever!

Posted by ankur in Tech (195 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

I've been around the Fedora Community for a while now.  It's been almost two years since Rahul took an irc workshop that got me started into packaging and growing into a contributor. In all this while, I've been to a foss.in, a GNUnify where I've met up with more …

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Thu 20 May 2010

Day 1 at the IISc

Posted by ankur in Other (157 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

Today is Day 1 of my 2 month internship at the IISc.

I'm at the department of Computer Science and Automation and the place is awesome! The corridors are filled with labs. They have white boards citing quotes from scientists and contributors. I came across quotes from Stroustrup, CAR Hoare …

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Wed 12 May 2010

An applet for cricket lovers

Posted by ankur in Tech (104 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

Arun has already blogged about this. This is a more "technical" post ;)

I recently reviewed and approved an applet that displays cricket scores on your GNOME panel. The bug report is ?here. Since the cricket 20-20 world cup is on, I thought I'd request the community to try the applet …

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Tue 11 May 2010

My first gnome bug report

Posted by ankur in Tech (154 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

I filed my first gnome bug report today. Until now, I was limited to filing bugs at the red hat bugzilla itself. This one is an RFE for Evolution. I use Evolution to help me manage the many mailing lists etc. that I like to keep up with. I want …

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