[GSoC 2015] Dependency Calculation using libsolv


Hola amigos, Finally, much awaited dependency calculation post is here. First let me give you a general idea on what dependency calculation mean. 1. Recursively calculating Dependencies: Dependency calculation means to calculate the dependent packages of a software e.g., A depends on B, C, D to work. So we will need all the 3 packages … Continue reading [GSoC 2015] Dependency Calculation using libsolv

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[Fedora] Add self signed certificate to list of trusted certificates


नमस्ते Today I am going to show you how to add a self signed certificate to the list of trusted certificates in fedora. I was trying to install some packages on fedora and was getting SSL errors while I was connected to my university WiFi (which makes use of self signed certificate). In order to … Continue reading [Fedora] Add self signed certificate to list of trusted certificates

FUDCon ’15: A Speaker’s Diary


Hola Amigos, It's been quite some time now that I have updated my blog due to my busy schedule, GSoC 2015 and campus placements!. So today I am going to share my experience at FUDCon 2015, Pune. I had proposed a session on "Python Code profiling using line_profiler" at fudcon.in. One fine day around the … Continue reading FUDCon ’15: A Speaker’s Diary

[GSoC 2015] Community Bonding


Hola amigos, Google Summer of Code results were announced on 27th April, 2015 and I was one of the selected students. After the results the "Community Bonding" period starts till 25th May, 2015. What is Community Bonding? In Community Bonding, we get to know more about the project, mentor(s), other developers, etc. It is a … Continue reading [GSoC 2015] Community Bonding

GSoC 2015: The MacPorts Project


Hola amigos, I am happy to announce that I have been selected for GSoC 2015 as a student developer with 'The MacPorts Project'. My project is titled "MacPorts: Improve Dependency Calculation using SAT solver.". The proposal can be found here. I will be posting all the weekly updates over here, and also document everything. So … Continue reading GSoC 2015: The MacPorts Project

[How To]: Installing MacPorts on Mac OS X


Hola Amigos, I have blogged about installing brew package manager previously. Today I am going to show how to install MacPorts. What is MacPorts? MacPorts is an open source package manager for Mac OS X. It makes fetching, compiling and installing open source packages on Mac OS X easy. It is recommended that you use … Continue reading [How To]: Installing MacPorts on Mac OS X

[How To]: Installing Fedora 21


Hola Amigos, Wishing all my Indian Readers a very Happy Republic Day 🙂 \m/ Just got my hand on Fedora 21 Live Workstation iso. A delight for fedora users and a great new year gift 😉 Fedora 21 comes in 3 different editions. 1. Workstation: For desktop and Laptop users. 2. Server: For enterprises having … Continue reading [How To]: Installing Fedora 21