Contribute to KDE using Screenshots of Desktop Applications


KDE is my favourite desktop environment in GNU/Linux since 2004. Yes. I started with Slackware, then Beautiful Mandrake, then super SuSE. They all provided KDE as default desktop environment. It is so beautiful and most configurable. Though I explore GNOME to know how it is, I always switch back to KDE. Configuring KDE and Emacs … Continue reading Contribute to KDE using Screenshots of Desktop Applications

Few notes on Wikimedia hackathon 2022 at Villupuram – VGLUG


"Alright folks. It is showcase time. Show here the cool hacks you did in last 2 or days in wikimedia hackathon".Lucas announced this in IRC and telegram channels. It was Sunday night 8.30 PM IST. I was returning to chennai, in a bus.Joined the JitSi meet to see what the world has done recently. "Good … Continue reading Few notes on Wikimedia hackathon 2022 at Villupuram – VGLUG

Free Online Course – Learn GNU/Linux shell commands – 5 days – daily 1 hour – training.ilugc.in


Learning GNU/Linux shell commands will give you lot of powers. You can automate many boring stuff you do in computer, with shell commands. Do you want to learn GNU/Linux Shell commands? Here is a free online training to learn GNU/Linux commands. All the training is happening via IRC Chat only. No Video. Only Text. IRC … Continue reading Free Online Course – Learn GNU/Linux shell commands – 5 days – daily 1 hour – training.ilugc.in

How to fix wireless problem in Lenovo z50 in ubuntu 14.04?


In my  Lenovo Z50 laptop, wireless is not working in Ubuntu 14.04. My laptop has RealTek RTL8723BE Wireless adapter. The wireless is not even displayed in the network settings. Installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 as it has the latest kernel updates for wireless drivers. The wireless works now, but it has very frequent disconnection. Then, found the … Continue reading How to fix wireless problem in Lenovo z50 in ubuntu 14.04?

INFITT 2014 – International Conference for Tamil Internet


INFITT is an international organization which connects, Tamil Scholars, Government, IT Professionals and Public. Every year it conducts “Tamil Internet Conference”. One time in India and Next time in any other country. This year “Tamil Internet Conference 2014” has been conducted in Pondicherry on Sep 19,20,21 2014. This was my first participation to a INFITT … Continue reading INFITT 2014 – International Conference for Tamil Internet

How to make the brightness buttons work in Lenovo Z50 laptop?


I have a Lenovo Z50 laptop with ubuntu 14.04 installed. The brightness control buttons are not working. Searched net for this and found solution. http://itsfoss.com/fix-brightness-ubuntu-1310/ http://askubuntu.com/questions/57236/unable-to-change-brightness-in-a-lenovo-laptop Here is the fix: Open a terminal and create the following configuration file, if it does not exist: sudo touch /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/20-intel.conf Now we need to edit this file. You … Continue reading How to make the brightness buttons work in Lenovo Z50 laptop?

ILUGC Monthly Meet (January 21 th)


ILUGC Monthly Meet (January 21 th):- ============================== Time : Sat January 21, 2012 (3.00 - 5.30 PM) Venue: Classroom No 3, Areo Space Engineering, Near Gajendra Circle, IIT Madras. Link for the Map: http://bit.ly/iit-aero 1. Topic: Online Event Registration & Ticketing System Description: Allsymposium.com is a Free online event & management portal where Students & … Continue reading ILUGC Monthly Meet (January 21 th)

WebTops ‘2010


Jaya Engineering College, Chennai conducted an awesome conference on "Web Technologies and Open Source", last Saturday.1. Drupal for Digital Media2. Web Development with Ruby On Rails3. security for web Applications4. Making your own OS5. Virtualization using Open SourceThese are the talks. Speakers done their best to explain the things to the young students.I have some … Continue reading WebTops ‘2010