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Tue 04 October 2011

FTP usage

Posted by ankur in Tech (148 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

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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
user myswiftpusername myswiftppassword
cd sdcard …

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Fri 30 September 2011

What is Ask Fedora?

Posted by ankur in Tech (62 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

Ask fedora is a question-answer style user forum where everyone can solve their queries. It's incredibly easy to use! Sign up using one of the many log in methods (including open id, google accounts) and start asking questions today!

Many thanks to mether, pjp, praveen and a host of others …

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Sat 20 August 2011

Fedora GSoC: Report

Posted by ankur in Tech (339 words, approximately a 2 minute read)

The soft pencils down date has passed. I'm to submit a report soon. I thought I'd blog one first ;)

Here's the complete package list that I've worked on, with their current statuses. There is a huge dependency chain here. Most of the packages require their build deps to be packaged …

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Mon 15 August 2011

Fedora GSoC: Week 16

Posted by ankur in Tech (126 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

Week 16! Woah! That seems like a loong time :D

This week,Spotapproved my xmedcon package. In the process, he even patched libtpcimgio and libtpcmisc to generate shared objects. (It took him all of 5 minutes!) Thank you spot!! Now that xmedcon is packaged, Susmit can go back to …

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Sun 07 August 2011

Fedora GSoC: Week 15

Posted by ankur in Tech (57 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

Woah! Week 15!

xmedcon is finally ready for review. Can you review it?! Both it's build dependencies were built and pushed to updates this week.

I just submitted gnumed-client for review. Susmit has already packaged gnumed-server and it's available in the fedora repositories. :)

The FreeMat package has been fixed too …

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Mon 01 August 2011

Fedora GSoC: Week 14

Posted by ankur in Tech (129 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

A quick update (My internet subscription at home lapsed and I'm posting from office!)

This week was pretty constructive. I'm still working with Orion on fixing the DCMTK.cmake file. I need ITK to test Ginkgo-CADx but it's breaking in mock. Mario appears to be on vacation (where are you …

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Mon 25 July 2011

Fedora GSoC: week 13

Posted by ankur in Tech (118 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

I only worked 4 days this week. I had to rush back to college for my evaluations and had to request Susmit to give me some time off to handle it. I just got back today. The first order of things was to push python-hl7 to testing. You can try …

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