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Sun 10 May 2009

My adventures with Packaging.. I'm Stuck :(

Posted by ankur in Tech (175 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

Well.. Here it is.. Good and bad news.. The packaging went smoothly.. The spec is correct, so are the rpms. No rpmlint errors at all.. But, here's the catch :

Everytime I try to run the app.. I get this error load.. The terminal just blinks here until I Ctrl+ it …

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Sun 10 May 2009

My adventures with Packaging.. I'm Stuck :(

Posted by ankur in Tech (177 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

Well.. Here it is.. Good and bad news.. The packaging went smoothly.. The spec is correct, so are the rpms. No rpmlint errors at all.. But, here's the catch :

Everytime I try to run the app. I get this error load. The terminal just blinks here until I Ctrl+ it …

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Fri 08 May 2009

My adventures with packaging : Moving on from Fonts to apps

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

I finally decided to take the step. I've packaged 4-5 fonts, and I think I get the SPEC file now. Atleast for font packages.

I'm trying a hand at app packaging now. Rahul (Sundaram) suggested me a few simple ones I could sart with on the fedora-india list. I've begun …

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Wed 06 May 2009

Preupgrade

Posted by ankur in Tech (161 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

I wrote this post for the LUGManipal blog. This post is meant to be for people not aware of Preupgrade yet.

Preupgrade has been around for quite sometime now. This post is intended to make everyone aware of Preupgrade's existence and to answer any queries regarding it.

What is Preupgrade …

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Mon 30 March 2009

Event Report : Linux Open Week

Posted by ankur in Tech (485 words, approximately a 2 minute read)

The Open Week came to an end today. It was a busy week, and met with more success than what we had anticipated. Here's a short event report.

The week was aimed at teaching linux newbies how to use a fedora system for development and more importantly on a day …

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Wed 18 March 2009

Learnt a little more..

Posted by ankur in Tech (36 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

I've taken another small step with my font packaging.

--> I learnt how to use mock to rebuild/test packages.. Thanks nicolas for pointing me to it and people on #fedora-devel for walking me through it.

Cheers :)

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