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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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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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Autofs

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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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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SuSE again seemed better

Centuries ago, I had tried Fedora on my laptop and wondered if they are really ready for the desktop. SuSE was my rescue at that time.Time flew and I had to get rid of Linux, cause I couldn’t sustain the … Continue reading

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Another not-so-webby blogging utility

As my last post told about ScribeFire (which is ‘another not-so-webby’ blogging utility), my friend just told me about Windows Live Writer. This is a desktop app for Windows and has an Office app like look-and-feel. At the first it … Continue reading

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ScribeFire

I just discovered ScribeFire which is a Firefox addon to blog without actually logging into your blog site. Incidentally (and quite obviously) I am just using it. ScribeFire would show up as a small book icon in the status bar … Continue reading

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Make the Most of Your Dual Monitors

Now that you’ve added another monitor to your computer setup, you’ve got double the screen real estate to get things done óbut are you putting all that space to good use? Whether you want to stretch your desktop wallpaper or … Continue reading

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