Monthly Archives: December 2010

My Work Place: http://infi-nity.com

Posted in kerneltrap.org on August 4, 2009 – 1:31pm At the end of the final semester of my undergraduate study at Swiss German University, I looked for a company that was committed in harnessing Free Software to create IT solutions. … Continue reading

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Resizing Swap Partition Breaks Ubuntu 8.04 Hibernation

Posted in kerneltrap.org on July 27, 2009 – 7:24pm About three weeks ago my employer asked me to shrink the swap partition of a GNU/Linux Ubuntu 8.04 system so as to gain several gigabytes for the root filesystem. After resizing, … Continue reading

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Should a header file includes another header file?

Posted in kerneltrap.org on July 10, 2009 – 5:12pm Now that I’d got another chance to develop a C application, whenever I crafted a header file, I always wondered whether the header file needed to include another header file such … Continue reading

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Finding Another Free Software Compatible x86 Laptop: A*Note

Posted in kerneltrap.org on May 25, 2009 – 3:05pm After successfully finding an x86 laptop that is compatible with free software: ASUS EEE PC 1000HE, I got another order to find an x86 laptop that was bigger (preferably 14.1 inches … Continue reading

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Fixing a Faulty Zipper: Separated Zipper

Posted in kerneltrap.org on May 25, 2009 – 2:44pm Attending an international conference on telecommunication as a speaker, I got a bagpack as a souvenir. Everything was okay but its zippers. They were faulty as one of them shown below: … Continue reading

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Inserting Thread into a Needle Eye

Posted in kerneltrap.org on May 25, 2009 – 2:22pm I have black sport shoes with laces that I use daily. One day one of the holes through which the lace makes a loop was torn. So, I had to sew … Continue reading

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gNewSense 2.2 in ASUS EEE PC 1000HE

Posted in kerneltrap.org on April 23, 2009 – 7:13pm One day my sibling asked me to help him buy a laptop. So, my brain immediately worked to find one that was compatible with free software. I remembered that Ali Gunduz … Continue reading

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Make Windows Transparent In GNU+Linux Ubuntu 8.04

Posted in kerneltrap.org on April 23, 2009 – 9:53am Ever since the time I started to fiddle with GNU/Linux Ubuntu 8.04 in October 2008 at http://infi-nity.com, I had been wondering as to how I could reduce the opacity of the … Continue reading

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Feeling the Need for a Distributed Code Repository

Posted in kerneltrap.org on April 23, 2009 – 8:45am One day I had to decide which code versioning system should be used. After reading some articles found via Google, generally I had to pick either one that employs centralized or … Continue reading

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SIM Card Does Matter when Setting up an SMS Gateway

Posted in kerneltrap.org on April 13, 2009 – 2:43pm One day when I tried another SIM card with the Huawei E220 modem that I told about here, I got the following error message on bearerbox.log: 2009-04-11 08:19:59 [7083] [6] DEBUG: … Continue reading

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