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Sun 12 May 2013

Setting up rygel on your Fedora system

Posted by ankur in Tech (344 words, approximately a 2 minute read)

rygel

I've been trying to get rygel to work on my system. It's been slightly difficult since it uses a dynamic port by default and you need to open these ports each time you want to use a client over the network. At the moment, the firewall-config GUI doesn't mention rygel …

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Thu 02 May 2013

Fedora 19 and a few bugs I've run into

Posted by ankur in Tech (613 words, approximately a 3 minute read)

Fedora 19 alpha banner

I generally only update once beta is released. This time however, I really wanted to play with GNOME3.8 and well, "accepted my fate" as anaconda puts it. Fedora 19 is pretty stable for me already. I did a fresh install. Anaconda worked well. The first glitch was both anaconda …

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Thu 04 April 2013

Of laptops and workstations

Posted by ankur in Tech (416 words, approximately a 2 minute read)

I absolutely love my laptop. I spend pretty much my entire day at my laptop, whether I'm working on Fedora related tasks, or on my research tasks. Now, spending this much time with my laptop has generated a special affection in me for this object. Generally, the laptop does reciprocate …

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Thu 07 March 2013

I really like Gnome3

Posted by ankur in Tech (1146 words, approximately a 5 minute read)

The subject says it all. Since Gnome3 was released, or even in the works, all I've read about it is negative. I assume there must be posts that compliment it too, but forever reason, I've only run into what is now termed "Gnome bashing". I'm not going analyse why people …

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Fri 22 February 2013

Free-media in Australia: Pricing

Posted by ankur in Tech (270 words, approximately a 2 minute read)

2013-02-22 12.25.52

I finally got down to getting my infrastructure set up to send out media here in Australia. I've bought and burnt the DVDs already. I went out to the post office today and found out what the cheapest method of mailing single DVDs would be. Here's a cost breakup:

Item …

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