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Thu 21 May 2009

Fedora 11 Media for LUGs in India

Posted by ankur in Tech (130 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

Good news.. !!

Off the Fedora India list :

Hi all,

We are happy to let you know that Fedora 11 is coming up on 2nd June,

Keeping the demand in mind and to ensure easy availability, we have arranged for Master copies of Fedora 11 for LUGs (without any charge).

Any …

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Tue 19 May 2009

Java challenge!!

Posted by ankur in Tech (102 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

So, I was going through my Java test papers (I have my endsem coming up). Here's a question that really shocked me.. I din't know the answer, obviously :D.. So here it is for all coders who think they know Java:

**- List the Java buzzwords? [2marks in a 20 Marks …

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Sun 17 May 2009

USB confusion

Posted by ankur in Tech (447 words, approximately a 2 minute read)

My USB ports have been working slow. Really slow.. The speeds even decrease to KB/s while copying to flash disks.. I was looking for a solution.. I checked the specs here and this is the output from lshw (the USB part).

From what I understand in the output.. My …

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Fri 15 May 2009

cURL or libcurl for the app?? Noob doubts..

Posted by ankur in Tech (93 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

My app has to get the xml from the twitter api for which i use libcurl and its functions.. A colleague of mine tells me it would be better to use cURL from within the program itself.. It would make curl a dep. and as I can see from my …

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