# ankursinha.in/blog

neuroscience/fedora/musings

Fri 14 October 2011

# My keys

Posted by ankur in Tech (61 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

I've created new ssh and gpg keys for my fedora accounts as was required.

My public ssh key is:

ssh-rsa AAAAB3NzaC1yc2EAAAADAQABAAABAQDk/TkU8aihoIEuNWQSZ7gA7B1U/TjHzU9aUIDmVuS1i3HPwPbmdGAS4+Nx/9yK2tRMNUWBowc3mss8GpD7rRhZGuNb8Ik41t0qBdgtssNTEEZxpwI/9UQ7Ueduqc23U3f1LbgVSkHJ40pHEh0WGD5+Ed9KgXQJk6elGXZ7M2NP+WvIXDiqFH46oUwGRf1yOD+wgOxT2sbGoVe1E2lO87Hq+aLRkanVbg7rbeqlacA/sg4z3K0RnTJs1t6Nyd03Kbja2ywKeyiI1mw8+YvbY4zhEQaB20Iyw6Vsl9HBraJ1jl8SYqQITejMp/08WN2DlgSQEmPfh4OTxtJjScd2+kvf ankur@ankur.pc


I'm going to sign my emails using GPG. If the option is available …

Thu 13 October 2011

# Dennis Ritchie passes away.

Posted by ankur in Tech (81 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

Thank you dmr Sir for your numerous contributions. You will always be remembered. I wish I had gotten the chance to meet you in person.

A news link is here. His homepage at Bell labs.

A rather fitting comment from a reddit thread:

#include <stdio.h>

int main(void){
printf …

Tue 11 October 2011

# I AM GOING TO FUDCon INDIA 2011: Are you!?

Posted by ankur in Tech

Wed 05 October 2011

# How in heaven's name did my language change?

Posted by ankur in Tech (73 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

I checked for an update. FF7 was available. I ran yum update. On reboot, I got this:

(Click the image to see it full size)

I swear I did not change the system language. I have no clue how it happened. Not so surprisingly, I have no clue how I …

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 :)