How to install latest prometheus on old ubuntu 16.04 ?


Do you have ubuntu 16.04 which is too old and want to install latest prometheus, node-exporter and grafana, for better monitoring? The regular apt-get method is not providing latest packages for prometheus. They give 4 year old packages. node-exporter was not giving much metrics on those old days. Recent node-exporter and grafana always provide better … Continue reading How to install latest prometheus on old ubuntu 16.04 ?

Open Publishing Fest – May 18-29 2020


Coko Foundation, USA is organizing a global wide event to promote "Open Publishing".   This is an online event. Anyone can propose, conduct event on their own language, their desired online platform. From the website, <quote> Open Publishing Fest celebrates communities developing open creative, scholarly, technological, and civic publishing projects. Together, we find new ground … Continue reading Open Publishing Fest – May 18-29 2020

How to configure Full Screen Mode in Vim Editor to write more?


Vim is a file editor used in GNU/Linux Command line. The more we work with command line, we will be using any file editor like vim, nano or emacs. I write with Vim more nowadays. As there is no formatting required in command line, I just write down all the thoughts, add required links. Once … Continue reading How to configure Full Screen Mode in Vim Editor to write more?

Government of India is read to give 1 crore for Zoom alternate. Why not JitSi?


Just found that Government of India is going to spend 1 Crore rupees to reinvent a wheel. Check here https://secure.mygov.in/task/innovation-challenge-development-video-conferencing-solution/ If any one is interested, register there. Check if jit.si licenses are capable of rebranding and commercial usage, fork it, add few more features and submit. I think all of the asked features are already … Continue reading Government of India is read to give 1 crore for Zoom alternate. Why not JitSi?

How to translate OpenStreetMaps to other languages?


OpenStreetMap.org  is a wonderful community driven maps portal. We can create maps in our own language too. Here is an Image of Tamil Map.   Demo https://api.mapbox.com/v4/srikanthlogic.714e671e/page.html?access_token=pk.eyJ1Ijoic3Jpa2FudGhsb2dpYyIsImEiOiJuQ1RYS3pjIn0.7YUMcAQAc4A7T703-yAu2g#4/13.03/80.07 I am much inspired by the Tamil maps provided by OSM. Only thing we have to do is to translate all the strings to tamil. I had a … Continue reading How to translate OpenStreetMaps to other languages?

Software Freedom Day 2018 Chennai – Minutes


  Our friends in Free Software Foundation TamilNadu organized Softwre Freedom day 2018 in Chennai. I participated and put a stall for Kaniyam Foundation and its activities. I explained on kaniyam.com, FreeTamilEbooks.com, Tamil TTS, Ezhil Language, Open-Tamil library etc. There were around 20 stalls. From Free Software Philosophies, Wikisource, Wikipedia, Privacy, Machine learning, Self hosting, … Continue reading Software Freedom Day 2018 Chennai – Minutes

Project-Idea : Custom data updater for maps.me mobile app


Maps.me is a good mobile app (Free Software) for navigation and adding Places (POI - Point of Interest) to OpenStreetMap.org It uses offline data, to provide smooth user experience. OsmContributor, OSMAnd are other few android app, to contribute to OSM by adding POI. But we can feel the lag on navigating the map as they … Continue reading Project-Idea : Custom data updater for maps.me mobile app