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Fri 03 September 2010

Weekly update

Posted by ankur in Tech (1022 words, approximately a 5 minute read)

This week till 3/9/10.

Here's what I've been up to this week.

Fried Chicken ROCKS!

I've been eating aLOTof chicken this week. I'm having this awesome INR 65 combo from the "Asian Flava" Stall at the Food Court. It carries:

  1. a plate full of rice.
  2. A …

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Sat 28 August 2010

Oh! my system had a remote I had forgotten about!!

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

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I've to present a seminar as part of my syllabus for the semester. I was looking for one of those remote controllers to make the seminar COOLER. Weirdly enough, I remembered that my laptop came with a remote …

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Fri 30 July 2010

How to request media from Fedora Ambassadors

Posted by ankur in Tech (75 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

In the wake of a long thread on the Fedora India mailing list, I've drafted a page that tries to explain the steps to be taken to request Fedora Media from an Ambassador. This page hopes to encourage users to use methods other than the free-media programme (India is receiving …

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Wed 21 July 2010

If the recent upgrade "wiped" your accounts from Empathy

Posted by ankur in Tech (58 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

The recent upgrade caused my Empathy client to somehow forget the accounts that I had configured. (The ~/.mission-control/accounts/accounts.cfg file is intact). A quick post to the devel list, here is what you need to do to get it working again:

chcon -t bin_t /usr/libexec/mission-control*  /usr …

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Sat 17 July 2010

loki renamed "hleahtor"

Posted by ankur in Tech (121 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

I finally got down to work.

1st order of the day -> rename loki.

My first search gave me the answer. Loki will now be called**Hleahtor**. "Hleahtor" is a synonym for "laughter". It's archaic English and isn't used a lot any more. I am a hundred percent sure there isn't …

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Sat 17 July 2010

nutritional software for Linux

Posted by ankur in Tech (286 words, approximately a 2 minute read)

We coders/developers/geeks are lazy. It's no secret. We like to get maximum work done with minimum effort, which is beautiful. Being lazy, and busy at the internship, I wasn't getting much exercise. My internship finished two days back, and it's time for me to go home and get …

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