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Kernel 2.6.28. Now with stable EXT4!

So.. A few days back, Kernel 2.6.28 was released. And amongst the many new features, the thing that attracted me most was stable EXT4 support. For those of you who dont know, EXT4 is the successor to the most widely used linux filesystem, EXT3. EXT4 boasts of being a hell lot faster than EXT3, and…

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Flash 10 Native 64 bit for Linux!

Well, i know its kinda old news, but still im pretty excited that Adobe has released an alpha version of a native 64 bit Flash plugin for Linux! The best part is that Linux is the first platform that gets the alpha version, though Adobe says that it will ship the final version for Linux,…

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Google’s workshop on Social Web and Cloud Computing

Google conducted a workshop on their AppEngine and OpenSocial on 5th September at the Taj Palace, New Delhi. Im sorry i couldn’t blog about it earlier, to let all the Delhi readers know 😛 I myself was an unconfirmed guest at this event, but the people from Google were friendly enough to confirm my seat…

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Google’s Web Browser: Google Chrome

Ok, this just in! Google’s planning on an open source browser based on the WebKit engine. Via Googlesystem blog, Google Chrome has been built in a time when browsers no longer render mostly web pages, but full-blown web applications. That’s why browsers need to be more powerful, more stable and more secure. One of the…

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Im back!

Hmm.. So i’ve been out of the blogging scene for quite sometime now. Mostly, i’ve been busy with work, and yeah, i’ve been spending all my free time watching F.R.I.E.N.D.S, just like Nidhi 🙂 Now that i’m finished with all 10 seasons, i think ill get some time to post here 🙂

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Latest Pidgin and Firefox repositories for Ubuntu Hardy

Ubuntu Hardy ships with Pidgin v2.4.1 and Firefox 3.0 Beta5, while the latest Pidgin is v2.4.2 and the latest Firefox is 3.0 RC1. Here are two repositories that would always contain the latest versions of Pidgin and Firefox. Just type “gksu gedit /etc/apt/sources.list” into the terminal, and add the following to the end of the…

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BarCamp Delhi 4!

Calling all campers! BarCamp Delhi 4 is just around the corner! Considering how much fun i had last time, ill definitely be present in this one! From the BarCampDelhi4 Wiki, BarCamp Delhi is proposed to be a camp where we get together and discuss/rant/brain-storm/share opinions/information/wisdom about anything. Be it Web Technologies, trends, Mobile Internet, Hacking,…

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Ubuntu to rename top level directories?!

Well, i just heard that Ubuntu is trying to rename all the top level directories! The proposed directory structure is: /bin /system/executables /boot /system/boot /dev /system/devices /etc /system/config /lib /system/libraries /home /users /media /storage /mnt /storage /proc /system/processes /root /users/Administrator /sbin /system/executables/admin /tmp /system/temporary /usr /system/applications Well, that’s just plain stupid if you ask me..…

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My New Rig

Well.. Not exactly *new*, its about a month old now 🙂 I still have my old pc, and have set up a LAN 🙂 Here’s the configuration: Processor: Core2Quad Q6600 @2.4Ghz Motherboard: MSI P35 Platinum GFX Card: MSI 8600 GT (512MB) RAM: Patriot 2x1GB DDR2 800 Mhz (matched pairs) HDD: Western Digital 400GB HDD (16MB…

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