Courage is not the absence of fear. It’s being afraid and doing what you have to do anyway.The third Doctor
Taken from the 62nd floor at 1-Altitude, Singapore, using the miniature mode in Fuji X-E2S
Welcome to my new blog. Okay, this is not a new blog, but an old blog with a new .blog. Interesting, right 😀
GUADEC, which stands for GNOME Users and Developers European Conference, is an annual conference for and by the members of GNOME community, and is held somewhere in Europe every year. This year’s GUADEC was held at Karlsruhe, Germany.
…do like Romans do. Time and again, someone is going to give you this advice, and most people don’t think of it as a big deal. In fact, this might be one of the most common advices flying around, and one of the most common advice to be completely ignored by people who have achievedContinue reading “When in Rome…”
If you only do what you can do, you will never be better than what you are. Master Shifu
I’m just back from the GNOME.Asia Summit 2016, and I must say that I’m equally exhilarated and humbled by the whole conference. The summit was a 3 day event, organized by the GNOME Asia team, and supported by the GNOME Foundation. There were a lot of GNOME Foundation members and directors at the event apartContinue reading “Attending GNOME Asia 2016”
This poem has been moved from my old blog. I wrote it maybe 6-7 years ago, when I used to be in the existentialistic teen-age. 🙂 Enjoy, maybe..
Far out in the uncharted backwaters of the unfashionable end of the western spiral arm of the Galaxy lies a small unregarded yellow sun. Orbiting this at a distance of roughly ninety-two million miles is an utterly insignificant little blue green planet whose ape-descended life forms are so amazingly primitive that they still think digitalContinue reading
Better late than never, here’s a video of me talking about Vagrant at WordCamp Mumbai 2015. You can check out the slides on an earlier post here.
People are posting pictures, writing stuff on twitter and Facebook, and digging out old photos of their fathers; all the while I’m waiting for these few hours in a depressing train coach to pass, so I can go see him. When I think about Fathers’ day, I find it a bit weird. To those whoContinue reading “Fathers’ Day”
Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma — which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehowContinue reading
So I came back from WordCamp Mumbai 2015 with a lot of great experiences and learning. I got to meet awesome people from Automattic and Woothemes, and a lot of developers, designers and creative people. All in all, it was an awesome event 😀
How can I not. I went last year, and I learnt a lot. But this year, I’m going to be a speaker, and my topic is “Better WordPress Development with Vagrant”. Yay 😀 Now for those of you who don’t know about WordCamp(WHY??), here is a small description WordCamps are informal, community-organized events that areContinue reading “I’m Going to WordCamp Mumbai, Are You?”
Welcome. First post, not much to say. Well, I suppose more awesomeness coming up 😀
Lately i’ve been indulged in understanding and porting gtk2 themes to gtk3, the latest versoin of the awesome Gimp Tool Kit.. Have a look at the gallery http://grvrulz.deviantart.com/gallery/30060312
This screenshot has stood second in a desktop contest by OMGUbuntu(link) and a lot of people asked me to do a howto for this. So here it is. Download the theme here GAIA Sprout by ~lassekongo83. Download the wallpaper here Glacien by ~imrik on deviantART. Install p7zip, emerald, gimp & gimp-plugin-registry sudo apt-get install p7zip-full emerald gimpContinue reading “Awesome desktop #1”
Trisquel GNU/Linux, one of the best looking FULLY FREE(as in free speech and beer) GNU distributions and endorsed by the GNU and FSF, announced its LTS version 4.0, codenamed Taranis. This release packs a new look, with elementary inspired icons and new bootsplash. Read more here
its been long since I’ve posted……. There have been a number of personal problems, family obligations, some emotional fits, etc… but now i’m back. I dont think many people read my blog, but still I write, for me……… till eternity.
Many times it happens that you dont have the latest version of flash player and youtube doesn’t work on the older one. Well here’s a trick that lets you watch them without flash player installed. Moreover, it gives you the options to directly view the HD/HQ version of a video(if available), and a link toContinue reading “How to view Youtube videos without flash player!!”
Are you an engineering student(or anyone for that sake), and are bored with that ugly Turbo C, or are sick of ‘javac’ to compile java programs. Well, here’s an easy way to do all the things nicely, easily, and in complete freedom. With some initial effort, it will be a lot easier and cooler. TheContinue reading “Getting started with programming in GNU/Linux: the easy way”