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Puja Holidays in Guwahtai

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Happy Durga Puja to all. It has been a long run since I left for Durgapur after the Software Freedom Day,2009 at Kolkata. I reached Howrah station at around 8:15 PM on 15th September 2009. Though I got an  e-ticket for Durgapur in the Danapur Express which was about to leave from Howrah ...

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Fedora Offline Repo Setup now known as FedX

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This summer I am working on building a GUI for easy setup of a completely offline Fedora repository as a part of my DGPLUG summer training 2009. This, if successfully implemented, will greatly help us to spread Fedora and FOSS usage in areas where decent internet connections are not available in general. I am being ...

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How to setup a GPRS internet connection in Linux via bluetooth ...

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Often I hear questions like this “How do I connect to the internet from linux via my bluetooth mobile phone GPRS?” Yes, there are ways to do that, but telling a newbie to go to the terminal and do hcitool scan, rfcomm, etc. spooks him out. And also The system-config-network, while setting up a Modem ...

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Fiasco trying to upgrade fs from ext3 to ext4

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It was afternoon when I tried my hands on trying to upgrade my filesysten from ext3 to ext4. I referred to : http://ext4.wiki.kernel.org/index.php/Ext4Howto#Convertinganext3filesystemtoext4 As mentioned… I did the following : <code style="white-space:nowrap;color:#495988;background-color:white;"># tune2fs -O extents,uninit_bg,dir_index /dev/< ...

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Resolved Kernel boot problem :D

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I am using Fedora 10 and I was running the kernel 2.6.27.15-170.2.24.fc10.i686 and I was happy until I did a ‘yum update’. My kernel got updated to kernel 2.6.27.19-170.2.35.fc10.i686, and then the system won’t boot the latest kernel. While booting ...

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