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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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Sat 07 March 2009

Offline installs => death !!

Posted by ankur in Tech (164 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

I've just come off #fedora..

This is what I was helping out with.. Installing ndiswrapper on a machine without access to the internet..

What a PAIN!!

Hunt mirrors for the packages matching the kernel.. Then , there are deps that also need to be downloaded..

Go search for them , more mirrors …

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Thu 19 February 2009

Programming skills..

Posted by ankur in Tech (380 words, approximately a 2 minute read)

Im still a noob at programming.. I get these questions from places and try to solve them to improve my skills.. Someday in the near future, I'll be writing apps.. Hopefully :)

Here's one such question that I'm working on..  It's one of a few from Bitwise 2007 :

Note: it was …

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Tue 17 February 2009

Fedora article for the LUGM Magazine

Posted by ankur in Tech (1227 words, approximately a 5 minute read)

I've been working on an article on Fedora to be included in the first ever LUGM magazine. We intend to release the magazine in electronic format ( pdf ) during the OpenWeek via e-mails etc.

Here is the first draft that I've written for all of you to see. Please feel free …

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Mon 16 February 2009

Install fest Teaser:

Posted by ankur in Tech (56 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

We've hopefully managed to get through exams successfully  :D

Now we've finally begun getting back to the OpenWeek. Here's a sneak peek at the poster design for the Install Fest which features F10 .

[caption id="attachment_25" align="aligncenter" width="431" caption="Install fest Poster sneak Peek "]|Install fest Poster sneak …

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