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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 …

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Thu 16 September 2010

Work in progress

Posted by ankur in Other (36 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

Just a screen shot of what I've been trying to do with `"hleahtor"`_. It's coming along, but will take sometime before it's usable enough for a release.

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Fri 10 September 2010

I had to, I had no choice

Posted by ankur in Other (67 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

I really had no choice. I really wanted to stick to nouveau for my nvidia card, but it was holding up on development of the fedora-tour (see my numerous posts regarding the bug and segmentation faults). I finally gave in and switched to kmod-nvidia from RPMFusion. No segmentation fault now …

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Sun 22 August 2010

End of dormant spree

Posted by ankur in Other (64 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

I've been just a teenee bit busy in the past few days. (Exams and other things that had to be taken care of). I think I've managed to clear it all out so I can get back to my normal work schedule (which has a lot of Fedora work in …

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Sat 31 July 2010

From QC

Posted by ankur in Other (114 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

Thought I'd read up some QC (I don't feel like working at the moment).

In this comic strip he says:

Before you send me angry, tear-stained e(mo)mails, let me just say that you are perfectly entitled to enjoy listening to any of the bands that Marten and Faye …

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Sat 17 July 2010

yum doesn't help when you're hungry

Posted by ankur in Other (112 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

[Ankur@localhost SRPMS]$ yum search Food

Loaded plugins: auto-update-debuginfo, fastestmirror, presto, protectbase, refresh-packagekit

Found 121 installed debuginfo package(s)

Enabling fedora-debuginfo: Fedora 13 - x86_64 - Debug

Enabling rpmfusion-nonfree-debuginfo: RPM Fusion for Fedora 13 - Nonfree - Debug

Enabling rpmfusion-free-updates-debuginfo: RPM Fusion for Fedora 13 - Free - Updates Debug

Enabling rpmfusion-nonfree-updates-debuginfo: RPM Fusion for …

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Thu 20 May 2010

Day 1 at the IISc

Posted by ankur in Other (157 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

Today is Day 1 of my 2 month internship at the IISc.

I'm at the department of Computer Science and Automation and the place is awesome! The corridors are filled with labs. They have white boards citing quotes from scientists and contributors. I came across quotes from Stroustrup, CAR Hoare …

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