# ankursinha.in/blog

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Mon 25 December 2017

# Managing tasks, time, and making sure one takes a break: Integrating Taskwarrior, Timewarrior, and Gnome Pomodoro

Posted by ankur in Tech (1141 words, approximately a 5 minute read)

As the amount of work increases, it becomes ever so more important to manage time and work in an efficient way. So, there's Taskwarrior for managing tasks, Timewarrior for tracking them, and Gnome Pomodoro for making sure one takes regular breaks and doesn't let the long hours affect their health in a bad way.

Thu 10 August 2017

# Fedora Classroom: Command Line 101: report

Posted by ankur in Tech (717 words, approximately a 3 minute read)

I taught a Fedora classroom session today - "Command Line 101" - where I introduced the command line and demonstrated how useful the command line is. This is a quick summary of the session.

Tue 31 May 2016

# Some tips and tricks for running simulations on a cluster

Posted by ankur in Research (1056 words, approximately a 5 minute read)

I use the cluster here at university to run my simulations in Nest. This post documents some tips and tricks I've come up with to make my cluster tasks easier.

Wed 01 December 2010

# shell script to get word definitions from dict.org

Posted by ankur in Tech (369 words, approximately a 2 minute read)

Edit : There's a list ofcommand line clients for dict.org here already, came across if after I had written the script. What a pity :/

So,

$su -c 'yum -y install dictd'$ dict -f fedora
3 definitions found
dict.org        2628    gcide   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0 …