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Fri 25 December 2009

Christmas Greetings!!

Posted by ankur in Tech (21 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

It's Christmas again ! Temperature's are still falling and a new year awaits!

Merry Christmas and a happy new year to everyone !

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Wed 16 December 2009

Tablets on F12

Posted by ankur in Tech (72 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

Ma just got me a new tablet :) Well, it said Windows vista and mac on the cover, but I thought I'd give it a shot on my Fedora anyway.

Googled around all day and ran up and down. Finally I found docs to make it work. I've put up a …

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Thu 26 November 2009

A new Fedora project

Posted by ankur in Tech (119 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

A brainwave is all it takes.  My room mate just reinstalled his Windows system . I was wondering around his system and I happened to notice the "Welcome to windows" app. It got me thinking that maybe it'd be a good idea if Fedora had something of the sort too. The …

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Wed 25 November 2009

Microsoft shouldn't have played with us

Posted by ankur in Tech (343 words, approximately a 2 minute read)

Personally, I'm a FOSS lover. But that doesn't make me a "Microsoft hater". It's a good OS, I just prefer to use Linux , Fedora.

Having said that, this blog post is going to show you how irresponsible Microsoft can be.

Some background::I'm a 5th sem student at Manipal Institute …

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Wed 25 November 2009

Microsoft shouldn't have played with us

Posted by ankur in Tech (343 words, approximately a 2 minute read)

Personally, I'm a FOSS lover. But that doesn't make me a "Microsoft hater". It's a good OS, I just prefer to use Linux , Fedora.

Having said that, this blog post is going to show you how irresponsible Microsoft can be.

Some background::I'm a 5th sem student at Manipal Institute …

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Sun 22 November 2009

Fedora India meeting minutes

Posted by ankur in Tech (384 words, approximately a 2 minute read)


Sun 22 November 2009

I saw the code of DEATH in action!

Posted by ankur in Tech (234 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

For those who aren't aware,

su -

rm -rf *

is referred to as the code of death. Really needless to explain why. Well, I had never thought I'd see it happen, but I did. Not exactly the above mentioned commands, but as another lethal variant:

su -

mv /* /somedir

How and when …

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Fri 20 November 2009

rtorrent

Posted by ankur in Tech (86 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

So, I'm basically a terminal user. If I could do everything from the terminal I wouldn't bother with a DE. Anyway, out of the command line clients, rtorrent's one I love!! I just read through the complete man page and learnt all the awesome options it has.

Here's my .rtorrent …

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