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UEFI, a Laptop, Debian and debconf

Hi all,
This would be a longish post about various bits and things which have on my mind for several days/weeks etc on variety of topics within the computing environment.
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init, apt-listbugs & apt-listchanges

Hi all,
This will be a sorta longish post about apt-listbugs and apt-listchanges, packages which can and do help you if you are using a deb-based distribution as your Operating System/Poison of choice. The rest of the blog post would be about how I do/go about configuring those two packages and where they are more helpful than others.
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MDN Doc Sprint & Firefox OS demo in Pune

Hi all,
This would be slightly longish share about the MDN Doc Sprint and Firefox OS Demo I attended and some thoughts.
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Minidebconf at NIT-C

This blog post attempts to share a bit about the minidebconf held at NIT-Calicut.
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Sharings

This short post is an attempt to share an ongoing project, process/experiment we are doing with sharing our knowledge of GNU/Linux with an underprivileged school :-
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Dynamic IP, IPv6 and other details

This post attempts to share about what is dynamic IP, the whole hullabaloo about IPv6 and why it’s really necessary to move to IPv6 and potential benefits. Be warned though, this would be a longish post.
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Ccache and Compilation times

This would be a relatively short post about a tool called ccache and how it can/could reduce the re-compilation time taken.
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The liberated Pixel Cup

Hi all,
This will be a slightly longish post about a FOSS creating game competition which will be happening shortly.
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Kickstarter,Games,Broadband and tmpfs

Hi all,
This is going to be a slightly longer read about various things I have been discovering about on the Internet in the last few weeks and work hence the delay.
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Wikipedia vs Openstreetmap

Hi all,
This is going to be a sorta longish post discussing pros and cons about two projects Wikipedia and Openstreetmap, also sharing the little mapping we had done at COEP last week.
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Openclipart, tags and packages

Hi all,
This is going to be a shortish post about a web resource and a package called Openclipart which can be used to spice your digital life.
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Aptitude and package upgrades

This shortish post is an attempt to share some of the difficulties why something like config::model could be good as shared in the previous post .
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Config::Model and package upgrades

This would be a shortish post about a proposal which has been for sometime doing the rounds to be a Debian Enhancement Proposal. The proposal is for handling of the configuration files  during Package Upgrades which as of right now is not so great.
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Kuch Toh Log Kahenge – bastardized version of Dhoop Kinarey

Hi all,
This would be a shortish note about the degradation that is Kuch Toh Log Kahenge
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GNOME vs KDE

Hi all,
This is going to be a sorta longish post about GNOME vs KDE which has been done to death ad nauseum but its something that I feel I should have written a long time ago.
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