Seamless roaming on Unifi

So, in the past few months, I have overhauled my entire home network setup. The details call for a separate blog post at some time, I guess. But yes, I’ve switched to Unifi access points. The one thing that took me a while to get right was the seamless roaming. I came to Unifi from…

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Running Windows Nano Server as an ECS host

Windows containers are still in beta state on AWS ECS, but it’s fun to try them out. AWS already has a Full Windows 2016 AMI with containers support. But I wanted to try something more interesting. Windows nanoserver is what I was looking at. It’s designed specifically for tasks such as running as container hosts…

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Root for Micromax Canvas HD (A116), inclusive of CWM recovery

It’s been ages since I posted here, but I think this post will be worth it 🙂 What we are going to achieve with this: Update your Canvas HD to the latest *official* ROM, which includes a fix for the Flipboard issue, and the G Sensor issue. Replace stock recovery by Clockworkmod Recovery. This will…

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My Twitter achive

Have set up an off-site backup of my tweets over here. Its fully searchable too 😉 Oh and yes, if you’re not following me on twitter yet, you’re losing out! Follow me @kalpik

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JP6 De-deodexed and zipaligned ROM for GT-I9000 with Voodoo and 2e recovery!

NOTE: The ROM has a new home at XDA now. No updates/support will be provided here. Please check THIS POST on XDA. Since Voodoo for Froyo is out, here I’ve packaged Doc’s JP6 rom (full, with fixed Swype) with Voodoo and Circle Battery Mod Version D. Changelog: 19th Oct 2010: Initial release with Voodoo Pre3…

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Weechat v0.3.0 released

So lately I’ve been using this awesome IRC client called Weechat! It’s minimal, yet highly configurable. It’s got me addicted to it! Weechat + Screen is the best combo! Anyway, a groundbreaking new version has been released today. And if you’re on an equally awesome distro (Arch), then you should have it ready in your…

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Updated to WP 2.8.4

Hmm.. So I’ve updated my blog to WordPress v2.8.4, in light of the recent attacks.. Have been negleting this blog a lot lately.. Let’s see if i can be regular here! To be honest, twitter killed my blog 😛

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Online Petition against Airtel’s Fair Usage Policy

The members of India Broadband Forum have come up with an online petition against Airtel’s Fair usage policy. I urge all to sign it! It doesnt matter if you use Airtel or not! http://afup.broadbandforum.in/

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Airtel Caps “Unlimited” Connections

Last night i was following this discussion over at Broadbandforum.in. And it seems Airtel has put download caps on their supposedly unlimited connections. After you are finished with your quota, they throttle your speeds 😐 This is absolutely ridiculous! And before poeple try to defend by saying that speed caps are there internationally too, i…

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Sametime (meanwhile) support in Pidgin on Arch Linux

We use IBM’s Lotus Sametime as our IM client at work. And i like to be signed in all the time even on my Arch machine at home. Pidgin does support sametime protocol, but through an external library called meanwhile. Although most popular distributions have meanwhile in their main repos, Arch does not. It has…

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