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Mon 07 November 2011

FUDCon India Pune: Day 2

Posted by ankur in Tech (639 words, approximately a 3 minute read)

Day 2 was hectic! I had all 4 of my talks scheduled, three of them in sequence without any breaks. Now that I look back at them, there were more people in the audience than I really expected for my sessions.  It was really encouraging to see.

I began with …

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Fri 04 November 2011

FUDCon India Pune: Day 1

Posted by ankur in Tech (99 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

It's been amazing! I've

  • met loadsa people, jsmith, azneita, jsimon, and a lot of my fedora india colleagues
  • GPG signing party
  • attended many talks!
  • took many photo
  • worked on my sessions for tomorrow
  • even did a package review!
  • tweeted about all of it
  • ate great food!

It may come down …

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Sun 16 October 2011

RPMFusion packages that need co-maintainers

Posted by ankur in Tech (93 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

RPMFusion

Some portion of Nicolas' mail on theRPMFusion devel list

To sum-up, the currently orphaned packages, searching for a new owner are:
ushare-freeworld.
libdlna
xmms-freeworld , see https://bugzilla.rpmfusion.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1963

Theses packages would another owner also:
(As I don't have news from Chen Lei supercyper)
smpeg …

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Fri 14 October 2011

My keys

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

http://www.indiatalkies.com/images/success-key-8522s.jpg

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 …

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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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