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How To Integrate Emacs & Cscope To Browse Linux Kernel Source Code

This year I am going to study Linux kernel,  As a first step I grabbed a copy of Understanding the Linux Kernel By Daniel P. Bovet, Marco Cesati. The problem started when I had to go through actual code. I … Continue reading

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The New Look, Yet Again

When I changed the theme last time the main reason was readability and interestingly this time also I am changing the theme for the same reason. I usually use laptop or LCD screen to view my blog and it was … Continue reading

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mp3splt – Splits mp3/ogg Files In Jiffy

Do you have an mp3/ogg file(s) longer then 10 minutes and your mp3 player does not have seek functionality? It is very very painful to fast forward/rewind (if available)  to the required position in the file, isn’t it? Now it … Continue reading

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MultiGet – Multi Platform, Multi Threaded File Downloader/Accelerator

Once upon a time when my primary operating system was Windows 95, 98 and I was using dial up Internet connection with maximum speed of 19.2 kbps. The most essential software was Download Accelerator Plus (popularly know as DAP) from … Continue reading

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tinySpell – Check Spellings Anywhere

Have you ever looked at some of the comments in your old code  and felt bad about the spelling mistakes? While programming we also make use of  abbreviation and short substitutes  for some words (e.g. using “val” for “Value”, “rev” … Continue reading

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I am posting every week in 2011!

It’s a new year and time for new resolution. I generally don’t make any new year resolutions but when I came across The DailyPost challenge, I couldn’t stop myself to resolve that I will post at least once every week … Continue reading

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2010 in review

Wish all my readers a very happy new year. Hope to see you again this year. The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog … Continue reading

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How To Automate Disk Cleanup and Defragmentation In Windows XP

Whenever we talk about maintaining Windows XP installation the most common concern is that the system gets slower by every passing day.  Answer to this very common problem is also very common which is defragment your hard disk regularly. I … Continue reading

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Sun xVM VirtualBox Seamless Windows

Let’s get to the point directly, when we start a new virtual machine it will be started in the new VirtualBox window. This main window in turn acts as a desktop for the guest OS, this way the guest windows … Continue reading

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VirtualBox 2: How To Pass Through USB Devices To Guests On An Ubuntu 8.10 Host (From HowtoForge)

This short guide shows how you can pass through USB devices (such as a USB flash drive) to VirtualBox guests on an Ubuntu 8.10 VirtualBox 2 host. USB support is available only in the VirtualBox PUEL (closed-source) edition, not in … Continue reading

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