# ankursinha.in/blog

neuroscience/fedora/musings

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 …

Sat 15 August 2009

# fpaste : A simple tool for posting info onto fpaste.org

Posted by ankur in Tech (128 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

Hi folks,

An announcement regarding fpaste : A simple tool for posting info onto fpaste.org.

It's a python script that enables you to paste the output of a command, or a file to fpaste.org. For those who are unaware of what fpaste.org is, please click the link ;). It's …

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 …

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 …

Tue 07 July 2009

# First commit for twit_tui on github.

Posted by ankur in Tech (45 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

I logged into github for the first time and put twit_tui up there. Even though I don't intend any further development on the app, I thought it might just be a good idea (teaches me how to use git properly etc.)

Have a look :: http://github.com/sanjayankur31/twit_tui/tree …

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"

After hitting "Refresh friends list":

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 …

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"

After hitting "Refresh friends list":

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 …

Mon 06 July 2009

# GyachI trouble

Posted by ankur in Tech (95 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

I was happy using GyachI for my Yahoo messenger needs. Ran outa luck. People do not receive my messages when I use GyachI. Reinstalled, removed config files, no difference, they still don't get my messages.

I've switched to Empathy for the time being. But, I miss the webcam feature that …

Sat 04 July 2009

# F-spot ..

Posted by ankur in Tech (26 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

I've been getting a lot of this error lately while uploading photos to my picasa webalbum using F-spot. Just curious, anyone know what the error means?