Author Archives: robotgeek

About robotgeek

Pragmatist, Linux lover, geek, hacker (see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hacker_%28hobbyist%29) and an optimist.

Apologies to Planet Ubuntu Readers

Attention WordPress Users: It turns out when I upgraded to WordPress 2.7, it killed the feed url that I had set up for Planet Ubuntu and defaulted to the main feed for my blog. Hence, all Ubuntu Planet Readers might … Continue reading

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150 Things To Do Before You Turn Thirty

I got this from my friend Sudheendra’s site. I have seen this tag on so many blogs and why not, it’s a wonderful tag! The name is ‘150 Things To Do Before You Turn Thirty’. The rules are, 1. The … Continue reading

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Laundry Hack

Everybody goes through the same rigmarole. Wash your clothes on a weekly basis, and use the dryer to dry them. Then you probably iron them, before you let them hang in your closet. Hack #1: Iron Elimination If you take … Continue reading

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Calling Card Solution

I’ve always hated the calling card solution to call back home. You have to dial the calling card access number, then optionally type in your pin number and then dial the international number that you are trying to call. It … Continue reading

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Kaffeine, mceusb and irexec

I have a PVR 150 with the mceusb remote. My setup is a dual screen with an nvidia 6600GT with a monitor and a tv-out on the component out (Y – Pb – Pr; red-green-blue) working with mythfrontend running on … Continue reading

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