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Sun 15 May 2011

Fedora GSoC : Week 3

Posted by ankur in Tech (201 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

SO! We are picking up steam! This week was way more constructive than the last one.

To start with, I finished updating the wiki pages, which was pending from last week. Following this, I went ahead and tried packaging dcm4che and mayam. These are both high on the priority list …

Sun 24 April 2011

If empathy stops working for you after the first update of F15 beta

Posted by ankur in Tech (12 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

Please run the following command :

Tue 19 April 2011

Automating creation of free-media envelopes

Posted by ankur in Tech (437 words, approximately a 2 minute read)

I've accepted a lot of requests this month. It's because Rahul sent me 100 fedora 14 DVDs which I could use! (Thanks Rahul!!)

I'm lazy, and I really didn't want to write out the addresses by hand, so I ran around looking for ways to automate it. I've come up …

Sat 16 April 2011

Posted by ankur in Tech (448 words, approximately a 2 minute read)

I've been trying to change my workflows/schedules etc. to fit in more and more work in the 24 hours of the day. I must say, there has been some improvement. I've also come across posts such as this one which are on the same theme. Having said this, here's …

Sat 26 February 2011

Playing your music from the terminal : mpd setup

Posted by ankur in Tech (271 words, approximately a 2 minute read)

I love using the terminal. In my last post, I detailed using rtorrent + RSS feeds + queue management. I've already posted a how-to for irssi sometime back. Today I'm going to blog on setting up mpd and ncmpc, a mpd client.

First, install the packages:

$su -c 'yum -y install mpd … Read more... Wed 23 February 2011 A complete rtorrent setup Posted by ankur in Tech (565 words, approximately a 3 minute read) I wrote a blog post recently which gave an overview of how you can use RSS feeds with rtorrent. Since I was working on this, I decided to look up queue management in rtorrent too. rtorrent does not provide queue management iby itself at the moment. I found an RFE … Read more... Mon 21 February 2011 Using torrent RSS feeds with rtorrent Posted by ankur in Tech (171 words, approximately a 1 minute read) I was going through the rtorrent wiki looking for what else I could do with rtorrent. I love the client, and I really hate it when someone says "$MyClient can do this, haven't seen rtorrent do it." One such feature was using rtorrent with RSS feeds that you get from …

Thu 10 February 2011

Tata Photon+ on Fedora 14

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

All right!! I read a lot of posts etc. which wanted me to use wvdial and the rest. Fedora didn't need it. Plug in, network manager pops up saying "active"? Activate and get to work!! AWESOME!!