# ankursinha.in/blog

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Tue 23 November 2010

# making vim-latex load when you open a new tex file

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

For quite sometime now, I've been pondering over this issue: vim-latex wouldn't load when I began writing a new .tex file. As a result, I'd get errors such as ":TTemplate command not found". I found the "bug" today. From the vim-latex site:

" OPTIONAL: Starting with Vim 7, the filetype of …

Tue 23 November 2010

# The fedora distribution process needs your help!

Posted by ankur in Tech (166 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

Hello!! Do you send out fedora media to people? Do you distribute fedora to your classmates and colleagues? Do you hold and attend events to help distribute fedora to more and more people? Most of us do, and are therefore a part of the Fedora Distribution Team. The Distribution team …

Wed 10 November 2010

# transmission-2.11-2 for Fedora 14

Posted by ankur in Other (83 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

Transmission-2.12 is going to be released in a few days. However, it's not going to be a general bugfix release. There is going to be removal of some features in that one. Since we didn't want to push the 2.12 release to F14 users, we went "cherry picking …

Wed 03 November 2010

# If VirtualBox fails to start for you ...

Posted by ankur in Tech (4 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

Wed 03 November 2010

# Trashing from the terminal : non destructively!

Posted by ankur in Tech (106 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

I've got this habit of using rm and Shift + delete when I come across a file that I'm not using. It's been costly at times when I've removed files that I would later need. Now, since I've paid dearly a few times, I've decided that the following are a must …

Mon 27 September 2010

# Another Fedora experience, a different Fedora experience

Posted by ankur in Tech (402 words, approximately a 2 minute read)

Hello all, I received some feed back from one of the folks whose ticket I had accepted this month as a part of my free-media duties. It's another amazing experience that being a member of the Fedora community has earned me. I requested the sender to let me share this …

Thu 23 September 2010

# Fedora India : Give the gift of Fedora!

Posted by ankur in Tech (107 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

In spite of a large contribution from the Fedora India Free media volunteers this month (We've managed to accept and send out around 80 already, which is awesome!), we still have another 80 unaccepted tickets waiting to be accepted.  Can some folks please sign up for the Fedora Free Media …

Thu 23 September 2010

# Mailer for the free-media program

Posted by ankur in Tech (103 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

A mailer envelop for the Fedora free-media programme.

Wed 22 September 2010

# Getting your tablet to work on F13 using WizardPen

Posted by ankur in Tech (209 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

As a lot of you would remember, HAL was dropped in favour of udev in Fedora 13. (More info here). I own a "UC-LOGIC Tablet WP5540U" which I had successfully configured on Fedora 12 using HAL. Since I upgraded, and the HAL configuration worked no more, a new configuration was …