[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

[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

[OSFY]: Protect Your System against ShellShock bug


Hola amigos, Sharing my Third article in Open Source For You (Asia's largest Open Source magazine), November 2014 Edition. Along with it my tip on Linux partition resizing is published too 🙂 \m/ You can follow this link for Linux partition resizing Download the pdf here: Protect your system against ShellShock bug Test and protect … Continue reading [OSFY]: Protect Your System against ShellShock bug

[Mozilla] Firefox: Extra space at the bottom of page in new window


Hola amigos, After the recent update of Firefox Browser to version 31.0 I noticed empty space at the bottom of the page whenever I open a new window (not a new tab) and as usual asked on IRC and then filed a bug here. I was then suggested to restart Firefox in safe mode by … Continue reading [Mozilla] Firefox: Extra space at the bottom of page in new window

[OSFY]: Improve Python Code by Using a profiler


Hola amigos, I am glad to inform you all that I have successfully published my Second article for 'Open Source For You (OSFY)' magazine, September 2014 Edition, titled 'Improve Python Code by Using a Profiler'. To download and view the article please click on the above link. In this article I have shared about using … Continue reading [OSFY]: Improve Python Code by Using a profiler