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SixthSense: Get the open-source code

Originally posted on TED Blog:
Two years ago, inventor Pranav Mistry demoed the SixthSense technology on the TED stage — and talked about open-sourcing the software behind it. SixthSense is a wearable interface that enables interaction between digital information and…

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Installing Ruby in Ubuntu 8.04

Today I have started learning ruby and was really curious of how to install it on GNU/linux as I am newly wed with Ubuntu. Recently I divorced with Fedora and decided to happily live with Ubuntu. So I can’t believe … Continue reading

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My journy with Linux.

I clearly remember, when it all started. When I got admitted to Engineering college in India. I did not even knew ABCD of computing. I have heared of something like Windows, Microsoft blah blah blah. I certainly knew Bill Gates … Continue reading

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Great places to help you in getting started with linux.

Many times linux newbies search for the better place to find the learning material about linux. Here I am listing few places which will help you in starting your journey smoothly. The Linux Documentation Project The Linux Documentation Project (TLDP) … Continue reading

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Contribute to open source projects.

Many times we get inspired by many great open source projects which we come across and start feeling we should be a part of such team. In short many of us want to contribute to open source projects but don’t … Continue reading

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Printing from the command line on Linux

Linux provides a program called lpr that accepts standard input and sends it to the printer. It is often used with pipes and filters. Here are a couple of examples:

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Hello Everybody

I am Amoal from India. I am an Engineer and working for one MNC — Symantec in Pune (India). I am an ardent Linux enthusiast and interested in Politics, Linux and making friends. I have started blogging because I think … Continue reading

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