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Tue 01 June 2010

My first FAD ever!

Posted by ankur in Tech (195 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

I've been around the Fedora Community for a while now.  It's been almost two years since Rahul took an irc workshop that got me started into packaging and growing into a contributor. In all this while, I've been to a foss.in, a GNUnify where I've met up with more …

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Wed 12 May 2010

An applet for cricket lovers

Posted by ankur in Tech (104 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

Arun has already blogged about this. This is a more "technical" post ;)

I recently reviewed and approved an applet that displays cricket scores on your GNOME panel. The bug report is ?here. Since the cricket 20-20 world cup is on, I thought I'd request the community to try the applet …

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Tue 11 May 2010

My first gnome bug report

Posted by ankur in Tech (154 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

I filed my first gnome bug report today. Until now, I was limited to filing bugs at the red hat bugzilla itself. This one is an RFE for Evolution. I use Evolution to help me manage the many mailing lists etc. that I like to keep up with. I want …

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Mon 10 May 2010

Backing up and restoring Gnotes in F-13

Posted by ankur in Tech (58 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

I'm just putting this out here. I think most are already aware of this.

One can back his~/.gnote directory up and restore it when required. In Fedora 13, the default directory has been changed to ~/.local/share/gnote

It's mentioned in the release notes draft here

Copy your files …

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Mon 10 May 2010

Going F13 beta!

Posted by ankur in Tech (87 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

I had wanted to swipe my system clean for almost two years now but the convenient separate /home partition kept me from doing so ;).  However, last night, I swiped it clean, formatted the entire disk, and gave it the awesomeness of Fedora 13.

It did take 900MB of updates to …

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Thu 08 April 2010

A short "Fedora tour" update

Posted by ankur in Tech (66 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

The fedora-tour is finally picking up speed with Subfusc and me (franciscod) devoting more time to the project. We've reached a stage where we need the content of the tour to proceed further. This is where the different teams come in. The content would mean that the docs team gets …

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Thu 08 April 2010

A short "Fedora tour" update

Posted by ankur in Tech (66 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

The fedora-tour is finally picking up speed with Subfusc and me (franciscod) devoting more time to the project. We've reached a stage where we need the content of the tour to proceed further. This is where the different teams come in. The content would mean that the docs team gets …

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