# ankursinha.in/blog

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Tue 04 October 2011

# FTP usage

Posted by ankur in Tech (148 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

At the end of my last post, I had mentioned that a combination of swiFTP and ftp is  a convenient way of syncing your notes. Now, I make it even easier! Write a script like so:

cd ~/.local/share/gnote/

ftp -n \$1 2121 << EndOfCommand123
cd sdcard …

Fri 30 September 2011

Posted by ankur in Tech (62 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

Many thanks to mether, pjp, praveen and a host of others …

Fri 30 September 2011

Posted by ankur in Tech (310 words, approximately a 2 minute read)

Using Gnotes on your Android phone.

Sat 24 September 2011

# vimperator

Posted by ankur in Tech (62 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

I'm a keyboard guy: I don't like to move my hands off the keyboard to move my mouse around or use my touch pad. Therefore, I was pleased to run into vimperator. Sure, a lot of you would already know about this firefox add-on, but I'm throwing it out on …

Sat 03 September 2011

# mpdE (0.0.2 release): A daemon that picks the currently playing song from mpd and sets it as your Empathy status

Posted by ankur in Tech (150 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

I use Empathy. I also use mpd. Now, the players I used earlier, they'd have a convenient plugin that sent "Now playing" to Empathy. I hadn't found one for mpd yet, so in true FOSS spirit, I jumped into it and decided to write my own. I'm not particularly a …

Sun 28 August 2011

# Easily autotoolizing a project

Posted by ankur in Tech (21 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

Here's a greatfedora classroom Siddhesh had taken quite a while back. If you want to get started, it's a good read :)

Sat 20 August 2011

# Fedora GSoC: Report

Posted by ankur in Tech (339 words, approximately a 2 minute read)

The soft pencils down date has passed. I'm to submit a report soon. I thought I'd blog one first ;)

Here's the complete package list that I've worked on, with their current statuses. There is a huge dependency chain here. Most of the packages require their build deps to be packaged …

Mon 15 August 2011

# Fedora GSoC: Week 16

Posted by ankur in Tech (126 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

Week 16! Woah! That seems like a loong time :D

This week,Spotapproved my xmedcon package. In the process, he even patched libtpcimgio and libtpcmisc to generate shared objects. (It took him all of 5 minutes!) Thank you spot!! Now that xmedcon is packaged, Susmit can go back to …