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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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Tue 07 July 2009

GyachI. Another one of 'em bugs??

Posted by ankur in Tech (58 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

I *think* I've unearthed another one of 'em bugs. Here it is.

Beforehitting "Refresh friend list"

Screenshot-GYachE Improved v.1.2.0

After hitting "Refresh friends list":

Screenshot-GYachE Improved v.1.2.0-1

Notice the difference?? "Refresh friends list" just shows everybody offline. I'm sure it isn't supposed to happen that way. Anyone else try this and check?? The only thing …

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Tue 07 July 2009

GyachI. Another one of 'em bugs??

Posted by ankur in Tech (58 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

I *think* I've unearthed another one of 'em bugs. Here it is.

Beforehitting "Refresh friend list"

Screenshot-GYachE Improved v.1.2.0

After hitting "Refresh friends list":

Screenshot-GYachE Improved v.1.2.0-1

Notice the difference?? "Refresh friends list" just shows everybody offline. I'm sure it isn't supposed to happen that way. Anyone else try this and check?? The only thing …

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