Me, Myself and Technology
Kalpik Nigam

Fedora Core 7 “Moonshine” released!

May 31st 2007

The Fedora Project has announced the release of Fedora 7, code name “Moonshine”: “Howdy, cousins! Welcome to our little Fedora hollow, where we’ve brewed up some mighty, mighty Fedora 7 Moonshine for your enjoyment.”

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AOL Active Virus Shield new release (now Vista compatible)

May 30th 2007

Was just trying out AOL AVS, and noticed something.. The file gets downloaded from this directory: And surprise surprise! Its got a new file there upon installing which, it says v6.0.2.621 Ss listed on…pter=186435857 It is the LATEST version of KAV 6! And its vista compatible too! 😀

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Gmail upgrades maximum attachment size to 20 MB!

May 23rd 2007

YAY! This move is a lot better than giving us unlimited storage space! A boon for gmail drive and gmailFS users! Source.

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Install Pidgin 2.0.0 on Ubuntu Feisty (with all plugins)

May 12th 2007

You can easily get the vanilla Pidgin 2.0 .deb (installation file for Ubuntu Feisty). The only thing i was missing badly were the plugins! I was really used to the libnotify and autoreply plugins. Anyway, so i’ve compiled a .deb here for the Purple Plugin Pack.

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Pidgin v2.0.0 released!

May 5th 2007

After a LONG wait, finally the day is here! Pidgin 2.0.0 goes final! Pidgin (previously called Gaim) is a multi-protocol instant messaging (IM) client for Linux, BSD, MacOS X, and Windows. It is compatible with AIM and ICQ (Oscar protocol), MSN Messenger, Yahoo!, IRC, Jabber, Gadu-Gadu, SILC, GroupWise Messenger, and Zephyr networks.

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Free Joost invites!

May 3rd 2007

Yesterday i got 999 invites on my Joost account! So im giving em away here! Anyone who wants them, please leave a comment here in the following format: First Name: Last Name: No need to publish your email as i can get that from the admin panel.

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Is DRM worth it?

May 2nd 2007

So, you are the producer/publisher of a content. You want to make money of it. As much money as possible. You are wondering if you must use DRM or not.

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HD-DVD encryption key out! Digg goes down

May 1st 2007

The HD-DVD encryption key was leaked over the internet yesterday. The source got dugg pretty hard! It was being dugg so hard that digg was seeing 40 digs per second on this story! Ultimately digg went down and was showing 404 errors on every story! It was really great to see how strongly people feel […]

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