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Insanely Awesome Web Interface for Your Git Repos

May 22, 2012

Almost 80-90 people visit How To: Install and Configure GitWeb everyday in search of setting up a web interface for their git repositories. Though gitweb is nice, it’s a bit painful to setup and the web interface is not that appealing. The other day I received this email from Klaus Silveira Hello Kulbir, I saw your article [...]

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My New Book on Squid Proxy Server (A Beginner’s Guide)

April 18, 2011

I have not blogged since a long time mainly because I was a bit busy authoring a book Squid Proxy Server 3.1: Beginner’s Guide for Packt Publications. The book is an introductory guide to Squid (especially the new features in Squid-3 series) covering both the basic aspects as well as the in dept details for [...]

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News : Fedora 12 : Constantine Released [All you need to know]

November 18, 2009

Much awaited Fedora 12 : Constantine has been released and is available now! This post is more of a collection of things you need to know before you go all the way to download Fedora 12 and install or upgrade. FAQs Q. What is Fedora? A. The Fedora Project page describes it in a short [...]

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How To: Save yourself from stupid Tech Support Questions

September 25, 2009

Almost every other geek is pwned by his friends or people he/she knows by their stupid tech support questions. And sometime they drag you to the limits that you get frustrated enough to shoot yourself and bang your head onto your computer screen How on earth can someone be so stupid But luckily I found [...]

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How To: Install PHP 5.3 on CentOS 5.1 or RHEL 5.1

September 23, 2009

PHP 5.2 and PHP 5.3 has tons of functionalities which are not provided by PHP 5.1 and PHP 5.1 is the most recent version of PHP available in CentOS 5.1 and RHEL 5.1 via updates. Also, its difficult for people to upgrade OS(s) on production servers frequently and especially if the servers are running absolutely [...]

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How To: New Mail Notification

September 17, 2009

mbooth commented on one of my last post (How To: GNOME GMail Notifier) informing that he/she uses mail-notification. I was curious to check it out for mail via IMAP and I found it way more useful as compared to Gnome Gmail Notifier. I especially like the option to configure it to check the mails every [...]

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How To: Configure Dual Display with ATI Radeon (fglrx)

September 15, 2009

As promised in my last post (News: ATI Catalyst Display Drivers 9.9 Released), I am back with a post on configuring dual display with ATI Radeon HD Graphics Card and proprietary catalyst (fglrx) drivers from ATI. Hardware Used Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD 3200 (256MB, onboard) Monitor 0: ViewSonic VG1930WM 1440×900 (19″ LCD, Connected via [...]

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How To: GNOME GMail Notifier

September 9, 2009

GNOME GMail (Google GMail) Notifier is an awesome tool for GNOME/Linux users if you are addicted to checking mails every few minutes. GMail Notifier solves a bit of your problems by notifying about multiple gmail accounts. One more plus point is that it can display GMail Notifications for new mails in accounts for which you [...]

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How To: Install and Use Twython (Python Wrapper for Twitter API)

September 5, 2009

As promised in my previous post, here is a brief howto on getting started with twython. The main advantage of Twython over several other python (or any other language) wrappers for Twitter API is that it works even when you are behind your organizations proxy. Download Twython You can download latest version of twython from [...]

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How To: Recover Deleted Files in Linux Using Photorec

September 1, 2009

Frequently I get messages like “I have accidentally deleted my project. Is there any way to recover it in Linux?” or “I worked really hard on that program and managed to deleted it right before submission How do I recover?”. Well I didn’t really have any idea on “How to actually recover deleted files in [...]

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