Twenty nine

Birthdays are weird. You’re essentially celebrating making a whole revolution around the sun, and yet you get closer to your ultimate demise. I don’t think about death much, but birthdays are a good opportunity to reflect on our time here. I turned 29 yesterday, last day of pride month. It had never occurred to meContinue reading “Twenty nine”

Happy New Year

Another year has passed… another instance of "This flew by way too quickly"… another set of unfinished resolutions… another bunch of unfulfilled desires… and one more "this time I'll totally do it". Every 365 days, we do this dance. We run around, go through the motions of life, trying to convince ourselves that a newContinue reading “Happy New Year”

Attending GNOME Asia 2016

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”

I’m Going to WordCamp Mumbai, Are You?

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?”

Awesome desktop #1

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 4.0 LTS “Taranis” strikes!

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