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Fri 06 November 2009

Codechef Campus SnackDown

Posted by ankur in Tech (186 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

Okay, this post is to do with my life out of the Fedora community.

Here's a mail I got from CodeChef . The contest is only for Indian students this time, and weirdly enough falls right in between my end sem exams. :(

Hi Ankur, I’m writing to let you know …

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Wed 04 November 2009

The F12 beta experience!

Posted by ankur in Tech (85 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

Just got my system upto F 12 today (11.92 actually).

Everything works. The installer played bug free, nouveau is looking good (do i need kmod-nvidia anymore?)

The new network manager interface looks awesome. I noticed some improvement in bluetooth too. Anyway, it's just been half a day. More features …

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Tue 18 August 2009

Campaign to get more folks to use Fedora

Posted by ankur in Tech (85 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

So, two of us, Ambassadors here at Manipal are starting a sort of a campaign to increase the number of students using Fedora in college.

This is the first part of the campaign: The poster ;)

I'll keep the blog updated with the other steps that we take. If there are …

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Wed 05 August 2009

How awesome is this??

Posted by ankur in Tech (59 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

AWESOME AWESOME AWESOME!!! That's all I can say..

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(31/32):
xulrunner-devel-1.9.1.1-1.fc11_1.9.1.2-1.fc11.x86_64.drpm 675 kB 00:22
(32/32): yelp-2.26.0-5.fc11_2.26.0-6.fc11.x86_64.drpm 150 kB 00:05
Finishing rebuild of rpms, from deltarpms 90 MB 00:04 …

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Sat 01 August 2009

My worst turned best day with Fedora

Posted by ankur in Tech (230 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

Okay, so I finally decided to take it up a notch.

I was going to update F10->F11.  Choices? Preupgrade, clean reinstall.

Preupgrade failed on me (because I have a separate / partition which fell short on space)

Clean reinstall: Problems::  I don't trust me DVD drive. Netinstall was outa the …

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Fri 17 July 2009

the good, @#$%^&* people!!!

Posted by ankur in Other (468 words, approximately a 2 minute read)

Folks, this is just a rant!!

I was supposed to take a 6 a.m. train to Kolkata. A plane from Kolkata to Bangalore at 4p.m. and a bus at 10 to reach Manipal(college) early tomorrow morning. I'm sitting at home writing you this. Why??? Aha!! A very …

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