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A day with FOSS team - Science Day at NCRA-TIFR GMRT, Khodad

Every year 28th-Feb is celebrated as Science Day at NCRA-TIFR and marks the discovery of the Raman effect by C. V. Raman for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1930. 665 more words


FOSS Under Mac OS X - Scribus

Scribus is a cross-platform (OS X, Linux, Windows, and BSD) desktop publishing (DTP) program that began development in 2001. Scribus is the Open Source answer to commercial programs such as… 224 more words


Compiling Xen from source using dpkg

Compiling and installing software from source is used by developers a lot. So using ./configure , make, make install is something we all are well aware of but this is a very messy way to do so because when you uninstall the program it may leave some dependency files in the system or might not work properly when again installed. 96 more words


OPW MediaWiki Spelling Dictionary: Weeks 8 & 9


I am glad to announce that I have successfully covered half way of a very significant journey of my life. We have just had our mid-term evaluation of the projects! 270 more words


openSUSE For Your PC

(ITWorld::Open Source) – Swapnil Bhartiya:

openSUSE is one of the top GNU/Linux based operating systems on Distrowatch. It’s also… 20 more words


Saturday Afternoon

Containment boom in the way, can’t move barge:

Namahoe and Ne‘ena:

USCGC Sherman leaving the harbor:

Cargo outbound. Mokihana and Kwai (with sail up):

Tira Lani: 19 more words

Use Torrent downloads while downloading Free and OS software

Today I was downloading CS50 appliance using torrent client and one of my friend asked why use torrents when its free? Although the HTTP download may seem good at first glance but torrent downloads are always better… 124 more words