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Thu 19 May 2011

# A qemu quickie!

Posted by ankur in Tech (122 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

This one's intended for myself actually. I keep forgetting how to use qemu, and pass files to it etc.

First off, here's how you go about setting up a guest. (That page has it all actually!)

This is how you transfer files to your qemu image. There are lots of …

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: