Author Archives: Vikas Saurabh

Darwin says hit and run

Last night, I was coming back from a party at my friends. It was a lonely road so I was little casual. (anyways, my current speed limit is 60kmph…so out of control was really out of question). Suddenly I saw … Continue reading

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OS installation

Have you ever wondered what happens when a software (MS Office, gimp, etc) are being installed on a system? Even a couple of moments thought would suggest that it would install(copy at a specific location) a couple (at times a … Continue reading

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Freerunner software structure

For around 2 weeks now, I have not been using my Freerunner and its not because I have started to like my older phone over it, but because I tried zhone+FSO+Debian and now I literally can’t go to Om2008.9. FSO … Continue reading

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Prism – An interesting firefox extension

I think this one would need a synopsis before the real story because some of you might just be interested in the functionality and not how it works. So, Prism is a Firefox extension that allows you to make a … Continue reading

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India lands a rover on moon

Some 8 years ago, 14 November was just about getting sweets and a holiday. But from now on, thanks to ISRO, this day would also be marked as a major milestone in India’s tryst with Universe beyond Earth. Although, our … Continue reading

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Relationship and Girlfriends

Disclaimer: My deepest apologies to girls, but I am not trying to be sexist here. The main theme of the post should be equally valid, had the title been Relationship and Boyfriends. For a fact, I have never been in … Continue reading

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Finally got over with -Samsung C110- Sony Ericsson w830

Prelude: This post was started a year and a half ago when I was shedding off my SamsungC110 but could never be completed. I am revisiting it again now that I have moved on from my Sony Ericsson as well.But … Continue reading

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Have you ever wondered how inconvenient it is to use smb (windows) shares in a linux box. Yeah, I know all contemporary versions are loaded with cifs and all you need is some entries in fstab and you feel the … Continue reading

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Blogging with photos

Hmm…the title is basically a misnomer. This post is not about putting one pic in the post. I imagine the whole gallery should be available in the post. Frankly, even I am not sure how the output would be looking … Continue reading

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No CD Linux installation

As promised in the last post, this post is just to describe my experience with the no CD install for openSUSE 10.3. The reference that I used was from suse wiki and can be found here. Although, there exist yet … Continue reading

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