# ankursinha.in/blog

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Thu 18 November 2010

# odin (a simple minimax based zero sum game) is almost complete

Posted by ankur in Other (99 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

I have been working on odin, on and off this semester as my mini-project. Odin is a simple zero sum game. I've currently implemented a two player and a single player mode, where you can play against a simple minimax based AI. It's autotoolized, so easy to install and set …

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 …

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

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Fri 09 July 2010

Posted by ankur in Other (32 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

I've just started using GNUCash for my meagre accounting needs. I joined up the user's mailing list to learn a little bit more. A recent thread:

"How do you pronounce GNU-Cash"

:D

Fri 02 July 2010

# IISc- The Dept. of Computer Science & Automation : A workshop to introduce people to PhD

Posted by ankur in Other (667 words, approximately a 3 minute read)

The Department of Computer Science and Automation at the Indian Institute of Sciences held a one day workshop to provide an insight to faculty and students into the PhD programme. Luckily, I'm interning here at the department and had the chance to attend it!

Here's the schedule that was followed …